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EFCC RECOVERS N794BN, $261MN IN 3 YEARS- MAGU

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this very important occasion to mark the third year of my being at the helm of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, leading the Commission’s charge against corruption. It seems like yesterday, when President Muhammadu Buhari, graciously appointed me to …

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EFCC INTERCEPTS N211M WORTH OF GOLD AT LAGOS AIRPORT

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos en route Dubai. Following intelligence report, the operatives on November 9, 2018 uncovered the gold weighing about 35kg just at the point of departure …

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FG COMMENDS AYADE FOR SDGS IMPLEMENTATION

The Federal Government has lauded Cross River State Government  for demonstrating a strong commitment to  the implementation of the  goals of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Commending the state governor, Senator Ben Ayade, during a courtesy call along with her team, Senior Special Assistant to the President on …

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KWARA BYE-ELECTION: PDP CAUTIONS BUHARI TO STOP USING POLICE FOR POLITICS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari to perish the on-going plot to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election, in Kwara State, scheduled for Saturday. The party cautioned President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to …

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CBN INJECTS ANOTHER $210M INTO FOREX MARKET

ABUJA – In its latest round of intervention, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, injected the sum of $210 million in the inter-bank foreign exchange market. Figures obtained from the CBN indicate that the authorized dealers in the wholesale segment of the market received the …

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BARU SPEAKS AT ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM CONFAB TODAY

… As OPEC Sec. Gen. Assures Nigeria, Global Oil Community of Sustainable Market Stability The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, is expected to speak in a panel discussion today at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), following the Conference’s opening …

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COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF SATELLITE TELEVISION RECEPTION PLACES EUTELSAT AS MARKET LEADER ACROSS NIGERIA, CAMEROON AND IVORY COAST

A far-reaching in-depth study, led by Nielsen, of television reception throughout Nigeria, Cameroon and Ivory Coast, has positioned Eutelsat (www.Eutelsat.com) as satellite market leader within these countries. The face-to-face interviews were conducted with 3,000 households in Nigeria, 2,000 in Cameroun and 2,000 in Ivory Coast, representative of the population of …

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TROOPS INTERCEPT FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBER IN BORNO

Troops of 251 Task Force Battalion Maiduguri arrested a female suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri to detonate her suicide vest and inflict maximum casualty on innocent Nigerians. Upon interrogation,she said her name is Shaidatu Adamu,19 years old from Gwoza in Borno State. She was sent on a lone …

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NNPC SAYS BREACHING PIPELINES IS SUICIDAL

… Regrets Lifeless Body Found in its Pipeline  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned vandals and other miscreants to stay clear of the corporation’s facilities including pipelines. NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, stated this today in Abuja, cautioning that anyone who fails …

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DASUKI TO BOYCOTT TRIAL OVER FG’S DISOBEDIENCE TO COURT ORDER

  … Calls for an end to hypocrisy and partisan rule of law.   The former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has berated the Federal Government over his continued detention and disobedience to various court orders that admitted him on bails.   Dasuki in a strongly worded letter …

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