Friday, November 22, 2019

BUHARI PRESIDES OVER FEC MEETING

President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting today at the presidential villa in Abuja. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was also in attendance at the meeting. The Ministers present at the meeting include the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige; the Minister of Health, Issac Adewole; the Minister of Solid...

EFCC REVEALS HOW EX-NAF CHIEFS DIVERTED N21BN TO PERSONAL ACCOUNTS

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigation officer, Tosin Owobo, on Tuesday testified that three former Air Chiefs allegedly diverted N21billion to their personal accounts from the Nigeria Air Force (NAF). He said they diverted the sum through several companies which they registered personally incorporated, none of which had any transaction or contract with...

Senate To Investigate Allegations Of Corruption In NNPC

The Senate has set up an Ad-Hoc committee to conduct a holistic investigation into allegations of corruption in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The committee will also investigate the issues raised in a memo said to be written by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu. The Chairman of the Ad-Hoc committee is Senator...

BISHOPS UNITED AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE STATEMENT ON LAS VEGAS SHOOTING

Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a group of more than 70 Episcopal Church bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States, released this statement today: October 2, 2017–We share in the grief and horror of people across our country and, indeed, around the world in the wake of last night’s...

AFRICAN ANGLICANS STOOGES OF WEALTHY AMERICANS, AFFIRMS IDOWU-FEARON

The secretary general of the Anglican Consultative Council, Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon has reaffirmed remarks given last December to the Church of Ireland Gazette the Anglican Churches in Africa were being manipulated by American conservatives for political ends. At a 3 Oct 2017 press conference at the primates meeting in Canterbury, Dr. Idowu-Fearon was asked if...

LAS VEGAS SHOOTING UPDATES: MULTIPLE WEAPONS FOUND IN GUNMAN’S HOTEL ROOM

LAS VEGAS — A gunman on a high floor of a Las Vegas hotel rained a rapid-fire barrage on an outdoor concert festival on Sunday night, leaving at least 59 people dead, injuring 527 others, and sending thousands of terrified survivors fleeing for cover, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. Online...

JUSTIN WELBY UNABLE TO GIVE ‘STRAIGHT ANSWER’ ON WHETHER GAY SEX IS SINFUL

Archbishop admits he is struggling with issue, in interview where he also expresses hope of not having to oversee Queen’s funeral. Justin Welby has said he struggles with the question of whether gay sex is a sin and acknowledged that the gulf between conservative and liberal Anglicans on the issue is “irreconcilable”. In an interview, the archbishop of...

PATIENCE JONATHAN ACCUSES EFCC OF WITCH HUNT

Former Nigerian First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of targeting her family for a witch hunt and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene. A statement issued by her media aide, Mr Belema Meshack-Hart, on Monday in Abuja, quoted Mrs. Jonathan as saying that the EFCC boss, Ibrahim...

KOGI RICE WILL FEED THE NATION- GOVT

The Kogi State Government has restated its commitment to creating an enabling environment for the much needed agricultural revolution, assuring Nigerians that Kogi Rice will bridge the gap between demand and supply across the nation. Addressing newsmen in Lokoja on Monday, the Director General on Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State, Kingsley...

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