FG re-arrests Nnamdi Kanu, as trial continues July 26

By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja   The Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, remanded the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS, till July 26. The…

PDP: Zamfara masses solidly behind us

….Vows to win 2023 presidential election   By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja   The National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has declared that both the Deputy governor Mahdt Gusau and the masses in Zamfara are…

Gov Matawalle finally defects to APC, as Yari assures total support

From Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau   Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has finally defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the watch of the party’s national caretaker committee led by Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni.…

2021: Senate passes N329.963bn budget for FCT

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi   The Senate has passed the sum of N329,963,491,523 billion as Statutory budget for the Federal Capital Territory for the year 2021. The passage followed the consideration of the report of the Committee on Federal Capital Territory…

PTAD receives £26.5m from investment firm

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has received 26.5 million Pounds Sterling repatriated pension funds from Crown Agents Investment Management (CAIM). Dr Chioma Ejikeme, the Executive Secretary of PTAD, said this in a statement by Mr Gbenga Ajayi, PTAD’s Head…

Reps summon PPPRA boss over unremitted N1.62bn IGR

The House of Representatives has summoned the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Mr Abdukadir Saidu, over unremitted N1.62 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to the Federation Account. The Chairman, House Committee on Finance, Rep James Faleke,…

Inmate in Awka bags PGD, Masters degree in Info -Tech

Jude Onwuzulike, an inmate at the Awka Correctional Centre in Anambra, on Tuesday bagged two certificates from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Awka Study Centre. Onwuzulike was issued the certificates of Post Graduate Diploma and Masters of Science…

Reps to pass Buhari N895.8bn supplementary budget, PIB, others in 2 weeks

By Christiana Ekpa   The House of Representatives on Tuesday said it will pass the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N895.8 billion presented to it by President Muhammadu Buhari,  Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and Electoral Act in the next two…

PDP NWC affirms disclaimer on Illegal inauguration of LG Chairmen in Niger State PDP

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed the earlier statement and verdict by the North Central Working Committee disowning the unauthorized inauguration of some unidentified persons as local government area…

Okowa wants regular training for judiciary workers

  By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday swore in Justice Theresa Diai as Chief Judge of Delta State and Justice Patience Elumeze as President of the Customary Court of Appeal. The Governor while swearing in…