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Facebook Partners Over 20 African NGOs For Safer Internet Day 2019

In line with its commitment to building a safer online world for all, Facebook (Facebook.com) is supporting Safer Internet Day (5 February) with a campaign spanning 15-plus African countries. Aligning with the Safer Internet Day call to action – “Together for a better internet” – by joining hands with more …

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Buhari Sacks TETfund Boss, Reinstates Ex-Official

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Abdullahi Baffa as Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). President Buhari subsequently approved the reinstatement of Suleiman Bogoro, who was accused of fraud as the head of the agency. This was disclosed in a statement on Monday evening and signed by the spokesperson of …

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Obasanjo’s Allegation: INEC Not Under Pressure To Rig

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is not under pressure to rig forthcoming elections. The electoral umpire also assured that its cooperation with security agencies will lead to a pleasant voting experience for Nigerians. The reaction came following allegations by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Independent …

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APC Vs PDP: Presidency Responds To Attacks On Buhari By Obasanjo

The Presidency has reacted to the attack on the President Muhammadu Buhari government by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo on Sunday launched several attacks on Buhari and his government in attempt to convince Nigerians not to vote the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the coming election. The Presidency, speaking through …

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Court Stops EFCC, DSS, Police From Arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has issued a restraining order against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police from arresting or detaining a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and Yinka Odumakin. The preservative order was granted by …

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Gencos Cry Out Over N1tr Shortfall

The Executive Secretary, Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), Barrister Joy Ogaji, on Monday raised the alarm over the liquidity challenges facing the electricity generation companies otherwise known as Gencos , saying that their current shortfall has exceeded N1trillion. Speaking with The Nation on phone, she noted that the N701billion …

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Buhari Writes Senate, Declines Assent To 5 Bills

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate just as he declining assent to the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and four others that were passed by the National Assembly and forwarded to him for onward signing into law between November and December last year. President …

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