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The Lagos state house of assembly has asked private sector partnership (PSP) operators to resume refuse collection and disposal with immediate effect. Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, had disengaged the PSP operator last year following the introduction of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, through the Visionscape Sanitation Solution Limited. But at plenary on Thursday, MudashiruRead More
Barely four months after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) rolled over its crude-for- oil products contracts worth about $6 billion by six months until the end of the 2018, the state-run oil firm has extended the oil swap deals by another six months to June 2019. This is coming as the federal government andRead More
Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, Senator Magnus Abe, and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani lost out in the nomination process for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Appeals Committee rejected their appeals and upheld results of the primaries in theirRead More
The governing board of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the scheme, indefinitely. Enantu Ifenna, chairman of the board, announced Yusuf’s suspension at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. Speaking to TheCable over the phone, Ifenna said Yusuf was suspended over allegations of financial infractions levelled againstRead More
  The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has disclosed that over 30 per cent of farmland in the Niger Delta region has been lost to this year’s ravaging flood. Uduaghan, a senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Delta South Senatorial District in the 2019 general elections, noted thatRead More
United Bank for Africa Plc, the pan African financial institution with presence in 20 African countries has announced its unaudited 2018 Third Quarter Financial Results, with impressive growth in Gross Earnings, which berthed at N374.8 billion, an 12.3 percent increase when compared to N333.9 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017. According to theRead More
Respected businessman cum philanthropist, Captain Hosa Okunbor, has caused to be issued again a statement dissociating him from the controversial oil swap deal involving former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke. An unverified news report currently being circulated among Whatsapp users, which listed some Nigerian businessmen as beneficiaries of the said fraud, is a rehashRead More
Kayode Fayemi has been sworn in as the governor of Ekiti state. Fayemi is succeeding Ayodele Fayose, who is currently in Abuja to honour an invitation from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was sworn in at about noon on Tuesday at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. TheRead More
The immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Peter Ayodele Fayose has submitted himself to the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Fayose arrived the Wuse office, Abuja of the anti-graft agency, wearing a t-shirt with the inscription, ‘EFCC, I am here’. The tenure of Fayose ended today as a former governor of theRead More
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appointed the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as Director – General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Council. The National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, made the announcement through his Twitter handle on Tuesday. He shared the listRead More

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