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Dabiri-Erewa hails Adeyemo on nomination as US Deputy Treasury Secretary 

Abuja, Dec. 1, 2020: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigerian – born Adewale Adeyemo on his nomination by the US President-Elect Joe Biden as the US Deputy Treasury Secretary. “Wally” Adeyemo, who was a former senior international economic adviser during the Barak Obama administration …

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Police confirms arrest of Maina; Says he’ll be extradited to Nigeria soon

The Nigerian Police Force, NPF, has confirmed the arrest of fleeing former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina in Niamey, Niger Republic, Monday. A statement by DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, said that following the arrest of Maina, the Nigerian …

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Zarbamari killings: Sack Security Chiefs, Senate tells Buhari again; Show people with nothing to add the way out, Senate President insists

The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to as a matter of urgency, initiate a transitionary process of phasing out the current over-stayed security chiefs and replacing them with new ones with new ideas and solutions. The call on the President was made on Tuesday during plenary amidst the upper …

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Ohanaeze disclaims, denounces purported letter seeking imposition of George Obiozor as Nwodo’s successor

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denounced a letter being circulated on social media purportedly written by the Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore,  to Chief John Nnia Nwodo, its President General, asking him to ensure the election of Professor George Obiozor as his successor as impudent, despicable, malicious an insult and a half-baked …

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Economy: Buhari urges more use of gas as alternative to petrol; appreciates Nigerians’ patience  

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja appreciated Nigerians and Organized Labour for restraint, understanding and patience as the country tackles myriad economic challenges, assuring that the Federal Government is working hard to ameliorate the situation. Speaking at a virtually held event at the State House to unveil National Gas Expansion …

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Boko Haram: North East Governors back Zulum’s call for mercenaries; Say: ‘what you can’t solve, … invite who can solve it’

Taraba State Governor, Ishaku Darius has declared support for Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s request that the federal government reengages mercenaries to join the Nigerian armed forces in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram insurgents terrorizing Borno in particular, and some other parts of the northeast. Darius spoke on Tuesday in …

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NIMASA e-Library: Our capacity-building commitment beyond rhetoric – Jamoh   · Says Library equipped to bridge industry knowledge gap

As Nigeria moves towards greater role for maritime in the national economy, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has declared the Agency’s unwavering commitment to capacity-building through its knowledge and research based initiatives. Dr. Jamoh made this known during the official launch of …

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