By Aniekan Udofia
As the African Union(AU) marks Anti-Corruption day today 11 June 2020, the Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency and Chairman, House Committee on Judiciary, Mr Onofiok Luke has advocated a time limit to be fixed for the trial of corruption-related matters for the nation’s Judiciary to succeed in its corruption fight. Continue reading “Luke Calls for Set Time Frame for Corruption Cases”
Doctors in Cross River state have embarked on indefinite strike while accusing the state government of abandoning COVID-19 patients. This is contained in a letter dated 5th July, 2020.
5th July, 2020
Honorable Minister of Health
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Continue reading “Covid 19: CRS doctors on Strike”
The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior Police Officers.
An Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Olushola Oyebade, currently at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Jos, Plateau State, was promoted to the next rank of Deputy Inspector-General of Police to represent the South-West geopolitical zone in the police management team. Continue reading “Police get new DIG, AIGs, as PSC promotes 6,618”
By Emmanuel Addeh
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Sunday announced new appointments and redeployments of top management level staff of the corporation.
The national oil company noted that the move was part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition the corporation for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the aspiration of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Continue reading “Breaking: NNPC Announces New Appointments, Redeploys Top Management Staff”
By Henry Amobi
I drove yesterday by road, from Lagos to the East. China virus has done a lot of damage to both the lives and the economy of Nigeria. All the eateries along the way and most of the businesses which rely on travelling citizens for daily bread are comatose. All the major passenger transport companies with branded vehicles are comatose. One can only imagine the ripple effect of this sudden economic downturn on the ancillary beneficiaries of daily bread. Continue reading “Opinion: Interstate Lockdown!”
Immediate past Oyo Governor Abiola Ajimobi is dead.
He was said to have died of COVID-19 complications at First Cardiology Specialist Hospital, Lagos. Continue reading “Ex-Oyo Governor Ajimobi dies at 70”
• Current enrollees to exit July 31st
• Online portal to open for application on June 26, 2020
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has said that it will commence the enrolment of the third batch of N-Power beneficiaries next week. Continue reading “FG to begin enrolment of the third batch of N-Power next week”
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has formally joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after his recent resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Continue reading “EDO 2020: Governor Obaseki formally joins the PDP”
By Prof. Ini Udoka
Recently, I have had the privilege of reading trending materials in the social media on the above three related political coinages. The intention of the contributors of these materials is to enlighten the Akwa Ibom politicians on what should be the compass directing the choice of the next Governor of Akwa Ibom State. Continue reading “Opinion: Of zoning, Micro- Zoning and No Zoning”
The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday suspended an airline for conveying Naira Marley to Abuja for a concert.
The minister for aviation, Hadi Sirika, who made this known during the daily COVID19 briefing said that the flight was approved for a different purpose. Continue reading “BREAKING: FG Suspends Airline For Flying Naira Marley To Abuja”