ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja
Senate yesterday set to reopen aborted Power probe which indicted former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the Upper Chamber set up Adhoc Committee to investigate management of funds appropriated for the power sector since 1999 and the unbundling of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, gave Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) up till July 30 to meet its demands without which it would embark on a strike.
The Commanding Officer, 72 Special Forces Battalion, Makurdi, Timothy Lagbaja, has said that the battalion lost 28 soldiers to insurgency in the North-East and in Benue.
A Lagos High Court in Ikeja has struck out a N25.7 billion criminal charge brought against Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the now defunct Bank PHB.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had instituted a 27-count charge including stealing and conspiracy against Mr. Atuche; his wife, Elizabeth; and the bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Ugo Anyanwu.
In his ruling, Judge Lateef Lawal-Akapo said the EFCC failed to prove that the defendants stole money from the bank.
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has Monday sworn in the newly appointed Secretary to the State Government (SSG), along with the Chief of Staff (COS) and two Special Advisers, with a call on them to be dedicated to their duties.
AHMED MARI, Maiduguri
The Borno State Governor Hon. Kashim Shettima has yesterday approved the appointment of Alhaji Usman Shuwa Jidda as new Secretary to the State Government (SSG), while Yakubu Bukar and Alhaji Modu Musa were re-appointed as Head of Service (HOS) and Chief of Staff (CoS) respectively.
MALACHY UZENDU, Deputy Editor, Abuja
PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) over the weekend commended the immediate-past Senate President, Senator David Mark and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu for the mature and patriotic manner they conducted the affairs of the last Senate.
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Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards (NHEA) said that it has concluded arrangements to honour the late Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh and other health care workers who contributed to the containment of the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. The event is to hold in Lagos later this month.
SHAMSU ABUBAKAR, Kano
Barely two hours after being sworn- in as the Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has appointed some of his aides.
He also retained Dr Rabiu Suleiman Bichi as the Secretary to the State Government.
The Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday, shortly after his inauguration, announced the appointment of key officials of his government.