FG Releases Interim Report Of Treasury Looters

The Federal Government said it has made cash recoveries totaling N78,325,354,631.82 (Seventy eight billion, three hundred and twenty-five million, three hundred and fifty-four thousand, six hundred and thirty one Naira and eighty two kobo); $185,119,584.61 (One hundred and eight five

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President Buhari Is Reportedly Ill

President Muhammadu Buhari is ill and is being treated at the presidential villa, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. It said the president has an infection in his left ear, otherwise called Meniere Disease, a challenge which has drastically reduced his outings

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Revealed: FG, states to spend paltry 8% of budgets on education, 2016

The federal and state governments will spend about 8 percent of their total budgets of N12.2 trillion on education this year. An indepth analysis by a news medium, Daily Trust of the combined expenditure of the federal and 33 state

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Boxing Legend, Muhammad Ali Dies At 74

Boxing icon Muhammad Ali died on Friday, a family spokesman said in a statement. “After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74,” spokesman Bob Gunnell said. Ali, whose fame transcended sport

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UBN paid N46.28m fines for contraventions in 2015 – report

The shareholders’ funds of Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) dipped by over N46 million following fines paid by the bank in 2015 for contravening CBN rules, its annual report showed. The figure contained in the bank’s annual reports and obtained

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More than 13,000 foreigners held in British prisons — Investigation

More than 13,000 foreigners are being held in British prisons, the House of Common Home Affairs Committee said in a report on Friday. The report stated that the continued failure of Britain’s internal affairs department, the Home Office, to remove

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Forest Reserves Fast Depleting

Some economic trees as: Mahoganies, Masonia, Obeche and Iroko, are disappearing fast from the Nigeria’s forest, the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, has said. Mohammed made this observation on Friday at a-one-day “Emergency National Stakeholders Meeting’’ organised by the ministry

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Ogoni Land Clean-up: A step in the right direction but…

The move by the federal government to commence the rapid cleanup of the ravaged Niger Delta Ogoni land is no doubt a welcome development. But as usual contentious issues like this need to be put in proper perspectives. Investigations have

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Dont Use Force On The Avengers, Britain Cautions FG

The United Kingdom has cautioned Nigeria over the use of the country’s military to tackle the resurgence of militancy and other criminality in the Niger Delta region. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright was speaking in Abeokuta, the Ogun

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We have 12m uncollected PVCs – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said 12 million Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) had not been collected by registered voters across the country. Mr Nick Dazang, Deputy Director of Voter Education and Publicity in the commission, made this

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