Anti-Corruption Group Drags TETfund Boss, Baffa To EFCC Over Corruption

By Cyril Ogar A Civil Society Organization, Centre for Public Accountability (CPA), has dragged the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, over allegations of abuse of office

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Mesut Ozil’s Claims Of Racism ‘Exaggerated’, Says Germany National Coach

Germany manager Joachim Low says Mesut Ozil’s claims of racism within the national team are “exaggerated”. Arsenal midfielder Ozil quit international football after the World Cup in Russia citing the “racism and disrespect” he faced over his Turkish roots. “His claims of

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Delta Govt Moves To Establish Army Brigade In Asaba

… Approves Instruments For Quick Passage Of 2019 Budget By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba The capital city of Delta State, Asaba, is soon to get an Army Brigade as the State Executive Council has approved the purchase of a landed property

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24,142 UTME Candidates Given Admission So Far – JAMB

By Cyril Ogar OUT of 1.7millon candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), a total of 24, 142 candidates have so far been given admission into different tertiary institutions in the country, The ICIR can report.

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Criminality Of Estimated Billing By AEDC

In this special report, Cyril Ogar investigates how Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC have refused to meter households, relying instead on estimated billing, from where they rake in huge funds for services not rendered. The culture of estimated billing, which

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BREAKING: CBN Slams N5.7bn Fine On Standard Chartered, Diamond, Other Banks

By Emmanuel Olorunfemi The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has levied a sum of N5.7bn fine on Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic IBTC, Citibank, and Diamond Bank on the ground of illicit financial transactions involving MTN Nigeria. The Bank made this announcement

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Nigeria, UK Sign Security, Economy Agreements

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government and the Theresa May’s United Kingdom have signed bilateral agreements in the areas of defence and security partnership, and economic development. This was disclosed to reporters at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, by the

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Court Awards N5m Damages Against EFCC

An Imo State High Court presided over by Justice Eze Fred Njemanze, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to pay Chief Mike Ikenna Ahamba, SAN, “the sum of N5 million as damages and compensation for the violation

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APC To Decide Date For Primaries At NEC Meeting On Thursday

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said the final decision on the date for the party’s primaries will be reached at its NEC meeting on Thursday. The chairman made this known on Tuesday night

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Buhari, Theresa May In Closed-Door Meeting At Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. May who is visited Kenya, South Africa, before setting out for Nigeria in her tour of some African countries.

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