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Imo State government has indicated interest to partner the office of the Surveyor General of Federation (SGF) to up its internally generated revenue.

The state Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, disclosed this during a meeting with the Surveyor General of the Federation, Ebisintei Bietoru Awudu, in Abuja.

 

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court Lagos Friday, May 20, 2016, convicted Mr. Raymond Omatseye, a former director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) over a N1.5 billion contract scam during his tenure.

The judge subsequently sentenced him to five years in prison.

 

By Edward T. Dibiana

 

In the scorching sun and draining heat of a sweltering afternoon, at a building construction site recently in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), some artisans tangoed vociferously in a heated debate.

 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has reiterated the call of decentralised policing and reinforcement of the federal police to help combat the nation’s security challenges.

 

Campaigners on Friday, May 20, 2016, questioned a Nigerian military claim that a second Chibok schoolgirl had been rescued, but the army maintained she was one of the 219 abducted by Boko Haram.

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Bauchi First Lady Tasks Media On Public Enlightment

 

By Rita Michael, 

Bauchi

 

The wife of the Bauchi State Governor,Hajia  Hadiza Mohammed Abubakar, has enjoined journalists to always educate, guide and give information to the people for them to take right and informed decisions.

Bauchi Governor To Probe Past Govt, Sets Up Committee

 

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

Former Militants Deny Regrouping Against Buhari

 

 

 

 

Former leaders of the Niger Delta militants have dismissed reports that they are regrouping to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

How Appeal Court Sacked Abia Governor, Ikpeazu

 

 

 

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Owerri, has removed Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Abia State.

My Ministers Are Not Corrupt – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, defended the integrity of all 36 ministers in his cabinet.

 He also challenged anyone with a contrary view to present evidence against such a minister.

Burundi Crisis: Nkurunziza Threatens To Fight AU Peacekeepers

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has threatened to fight African Union (AU) peacekeepers if they are deployed to the country.

The AU announced two weeks ago that it would send 5,000 troops to protect civilians in the country, even without the government's consent.

21 Injured In Air Canada Flight From China

A Canada-bound airliner was forced to make an emergency landing after severe turbulence injured 21 passengers, including three children, officials said.

The Air Canada flight from Shanghai to Toronto was diverted to Calgary after the turbulence hit.

Ghana Security, Weak, Nigerian Robbery Suspect Claims

 

 

A 32-year-old ex-convict and robbery suspect, Wasami Dennis, has said that he largely operated in Ghana and claimed that he was encouraged by the weak security compared to the one in Nigeria.

Heads Will Roll If Kanu Dies In Detention, Group Warns

 

 

An Igbo group, Aka Ikenga, has warned the Federal Government that mayhem would be unleashed if Nnamdi Kanu passes away in detention.

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