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N3bn Fraud: Winifred Oyo-Ita Sends Retirement Letter To Buhari

Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of service of the federation, has offered to immediately proceed on retirement in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, TheCable understands. The widow had been under pressure from her immediate family to retire after news reports emerged that she was being probed over an alleged N3 billion contract scam. Although she has vehemently denied involvement in any ...

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“Shoot Both Herdsmen And Farmers On Sight”, President Orders Army

Following the continued clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Chad, the President has ordered the Chadian army to shoot both herdsmen and farmers dead, if the clashes continue. Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno gave the order to the country’s army, saying the move is to save what he described as “the majority.” According to him, the army can shoot ten ...

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Soldiers, DSS, Police Attack, Disrupt Gathering Of Soyinka, Others In Lagos

”A BBC reporter was reportedly taken into custody and made to delete footage in his camera and other multimedia equipment”. An event that was scheduled to draw an urgent attention to Nigeria’s growing social and security crises has been disrupted by security forces, reports said Monday. The event was planned by the Coalition for Revolution, a political movement led by ...

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IBB: Congrats, But Most Nigerians Will Always ‘Look Down’ On You, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

…any attempt, deliberate or unintended, to manipulate history to Babangida’s favour should be resisted by restating the bad news that he was to Nigerian democracy… despite all his wealth and power, the generality of Nigerians whose lives he made miserable will always look down on him — whether at 78, 88 or 98. If we didn’t know better, we would ...

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Help Lift Nigerians Out Of Poverty Into Prosperity, Buhari Tells New Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the incoming ministers that government would rely on them to help lift Nigerians from poverty and position them on the part of prosperity. He spoke in Abuja on Monday, while declaring open the ministers-designate two-day retreat, ahead of their inauguration on Wednesday Buhari said, “I count on you. We must work as a team. Working ...

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Nnamdi Kanu To Make Broadcast On Ekweremadu Attack, Insecurity

Pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Sunday announced that its Leader, Nnamdi Kanu will make a broadcast tonight. According to the group, Mr Kanu will speak on recent events in the country especially the attack by suspected members of the group on former Senate Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu in Germany. The Nation had reported how Mr Ekeremadu was ...

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Attack On Ekweremadu Should Serve As Warning To Igbo Leaders – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, ex-deputy senate president, should serve as a warning to other Igbo leaders that they will be humiliated if found in a public event abroad. Ekweremadu was attacked by some members of the IPOB on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, apex social-cultural group ...

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Breaking News: Yoruba, Hausa Youths Clash In Lagos

A heavy clash between some Yoruba and Hausa youths occurred today in Oke Odo area of Lagos state. It’s unclear the cause of the clash but it took place at the Popular Oke-Odo Market leading to loss of property worth millions. Several people were injured.

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N3b ‘Fraud’: EFCC Quizzes Head Of Service Oyo-Ita

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita over alleged N3billion contract scam. She was also interrogated for alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering and stealing of government funds. After a four-day grilling during which she was in custody of the anti-graft agency beginning from ...

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FG Committed To Delivering Effective Power Supply To Nigerians – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday reassured Nigerians that Federal Government was committed to ensuring effective and cost reflective power supply in the country. Osinbanjo gave the assurance during the official inauguration of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) new 2×60MVA, 132/33KV substation and associated 132KV transmission lines in Abeokuta, Ogun. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the ...

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