Former French president, Jacques Chirac, whose later years were clouded by corruption scandals, has died at the age of 86. He died today September 26th. “President Jacques Chirac died this morning surrounded by his family, peacefully,” his son-in-law told AFP. Late Chirac served two terms as French president and took […]

The Federal Capital Territory High Court has granted bail to a former director of legal affairs at Nigeria’s petroleum ministry, Grace Taiga, who was arraigned for alleged involvement in the controversial Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) contract with Nigeria. The court in a ruling on Wednesday said the prosecution failed […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that truly the commission is not Independent. Head of Certified Trainer, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs Hajia Garba Safia, made this known during a two days Zonal Training organised for Electoral Security Personnel for Kogi 2019 Governorship Election supported by the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked state governors not to fix federal roads if they will eventually demand refund for the rehabilitation. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja when he appeared before the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on Abandoned Federal […]

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, Oct.1, as public holiday to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary. The Permanent Secretary,Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, announced this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. She said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the federal […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, addressed the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74). Among others, the president spoke on poverty, where he described it as “one of world’s greatest challenges.” On insecurity in Nigeria, Buhari accused the media of fueling most of the crisis via “unbalanced reportage.” […]

Nigeria’s Chief Trade Negotiator and Director-General of Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiation, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe, is dead, Jeossyjs reports. His death was confirmed in a tweet on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Twitter handle, Sunday night. Reacting to the development, President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement described the […]

The Federal House of Representatives is finally meeting with heads of security agencies across the country. In a tweet by the lower legislative chamber, it said the meeting is aimed at discussing security situation of Nigeria. The service chiefs, who had on Friday last week failed to appear before the […]

The nation’s refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna will refine crude oil at optimum capacity come 2022, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced on Saturday night. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari, who disclosed this during a facilities tour of the Port-Harcourt Refining and Petrochemical Company, stated that […]

In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy to discourage the importation of milk, four dairy products manufacturers have commenced the process for the local production of milk, an official has said. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, who announced in Abuja on Thursday, gave the names of the […]

On September 19, 2019, EFCC secured the conviction of commercial director of Process and Industrial Developments Limited, (P&ID), Mohammed Kuchazi and the company’s director of process, Adamu Usman before Justice I. E. Ekwo of Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja. The judge sentenced the company, incorporated in British Virgin Island […]

Several properties belonging to president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick and other top officials of the federation have been seized by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The ICPC have moved against Pinnick and top NFF scribe as they investigate allegations of financial […]