• Reps grill FG officials over $125m World Bank loan

    Reps grill FG officials over $125m World Bank loan0

        The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, on Thursday, grilled officials of the Federal Government over how a $125m loan obtained from the World Bank was spent.   The committee summoned signatories to the World Bank account belonging to the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation where the money was

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  • Bayelsa Assembly suspends clerk

    Bayelsa Assembly suspends clerk0

    The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has suspended the Clerk of the House, Owudugo Kozigene, for three months over allegations of gross misconduct. The Deputy Clerk, Kent Adogu, was appointed to act in Kozigene’s stead for the duration of the suspension. The motion for Kozigene’s suspension was moved by the lawmaker representing Brass Constituency 2,

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  • Governor Okowa pleads with religious bodies to intercede on behalf of Nigeria

    Governor Okowa pleads with religious bodies to intercede on behalf of Nigeria0

    Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, November 25 charged religious bodies to embark on intercession for God to intervene in the myriads of challenges bedevilling Nigeria and the global economy. According to a press statement from Delta government, Governor Okowa made the comment when he received a delegation of the national executive of

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  • Looting: Ishaku seeks FG assistance to rebuild damaged structures0

    Taraba state governor, Darius  Ishaku has called for assistance from the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to rebuild and replace items either destroyed or stolen by those who took advantage of the #EndSARS protest to loot. Ishaku spoke Tuesday, in Jalingo the state capital, after assessing the level of damage on some government structures

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  • FG threatens to sanction CNN over Lekki shootings report

    FG threatens to sanction CNN over Lekki shootings report0

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Thursday said Cable News Network( CNN) should be sanctioned for its investigative report on the October 20 Lekki shootings.   CNN on Wednesday released an investigative report alleging that the Nigerian army used live bullets on protesters during its intervention in the #EndSARS protests in Lekki,

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  • Zulum to rebuild Chibok school where girls were abducted

    Zulum to rebuild Chibok school where girls were abducted0

    GOVERNMENT Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State is back in the news once again. It is the school where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents while writing exams in April 2014. More than 100 of the abducted girls, whose kidnap attracted world attention, are yet to be found, six and a half

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