The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has emerged the Vice-Chairman of the Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa. The anti-graft agency in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, on Thursday, said the announcement was made after the association rounded off...
Nigerian Senate has confirmed 15 of the 27 nominated INEC Commissioners forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari a month ago. The Committee Chairman, Senator Suleiman Nazif representing Bauchi North Senatorial district observed that the report of the Department of State Services (DSS) was favourable to all of them, hence,...
  Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has made 9 appointments into Federal parastatals, agencies and commissions. He named Funso Doherty as new Director-General for the National Pension Commission, PENCOM. Doherty replaces Dikko Aliyu AbdulRahman who has now been appointed as Chairman, Governing Board of the Bank of Industry (BoI). List of the appointees...
The upper Chamber of the National Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Prof. Stephen Ocheni from Kogi and Mr Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State as ministers. The nominees were confirmed after screening by senators at plenary. The confirmation of the nominees followed a request by President Muhammdu Buhari in accordance with Section147 (2)...
The suspended Secretary to the government of the federation, Engr. Babachir Lawal has again snubbed the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on humanitarian crises in the North East. The public hearing which was scheduled for today at the SGF’s request for 10.am Thursday, had all the Committee members waiting for two hours...
The Nigerian Air Force has appointed a new spokesman to manage its public affairs activities. He is Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya. The new Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI) replaced the former Air Force spokesman, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa. Until his recent appointment, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya was the pioneer...
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has fired back at the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, over its claim that the recent suspension of the embattled Secretary to the Federal Government, SGF, David Babachir Lawal and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) was because of their faith. The...
The Presidency has reacted to the rumoured resignation of the Chief of Staff, CoS to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari and the Director-General of Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura. It said the speculations were mere distractions. The Senior Special Assistant to the President, on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba,...
The suspended Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, broke down in tears when he was refused entry into the Presidential Villa on Wednesday. Oke, whose suspension was announced on Wednesday  following an order from President Muhammadu Buhari, became emotional after his attempts to seek an audience with Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo...
President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr David Babachir Lawal and ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against him in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE). A...

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