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Monday, June 10th, 2019


NASS beefs up security for inauguration

Security has been beefed up at the National Assembly as members-elect continue accreditation ahead of inauguration of the 9th National Assembly on Tuesday. Newsmen reports that all staff and visitors to the national assembly were critically checked before being allowed entry into the premises. Meanwhile, there is presence of security operatives at strategic areas,while movement around designated areas for accreditation were limited. Speaking to newsmen after his accreditation, Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha from Taraba State, said the process was going on smoothly. On why PDP is keeping quiet on who toRead More

Italy to help Nigeria repatriate stolen funds

PRESIDENT BUHARI IN AUDIENCE FROM ITALIAN PARLIAMENT 5. R-L; President Muhammadu Buhari and Carbinet Members, Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Stefano Pontesilli, Italian Parliamentary, Ms. Elena Okechukwu, Italian Parliamentary, Sen V.R Petrocelli, Senator T.C. Iwobi, Senator Manuel Vescovi, Dr Giovanni BaiocchiCEO-Vitali Group SPA, Mr. Christian Vitali, CEO Same Deutz-Fahr and Chairman-Nardi Group Mr. P. Gueriero during an audience with the Delegation held at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JUNE 10 2019. President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriateRead More

NBC, DAAR begin talks to resolve differences

Chief Dokpesi briefing the leadership of South-South Media Professionals The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC and DAAR Communications, Operators of AIT and Raypower FM have begun talks to amicably resolve their differences. The founder of the media outfit, Chief Raymond Dokpesi stated this in Abuja while receiving the leadership of South-South Media Professionals led by its President, Comrade Victorson Agbenson. Chief Dokpesi said the stakeholders in the industry had waded into the crisis as their efforts were appreciated by both DAAR Communications and the NBC While restating DAAR Communications commitment toRead More

Alleged N3.6bn fraud: NDDC recovered N100b from IOC’s- Witness

A prosecution witness, Mr Ibinabo Micheal-West, on Monday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) recovered over N100 billion from International Oil companies (IOC) He said this at the resumed trial of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against a former NDDC Executive Director, Tuoyo Omatsuli, and three others over fraudulent mismanagement of the commission’s N3.6billion. During Examination-in-Chief, led by the EFCC prosecutor, Mr Ekene Iheanacho, Micheal-West told the court that he was the owner of a company; Starline Consultancy Ltd.,Read More

Medical expert advocates routine kidney check

A Nephrology and Kidney Health Expert, Dr Simon Tada, wants Nigerians to go for routine kidney check for early detection and prevention of disease. Dr Tada gave the advice during a health talk and free kidney screening, in Abuja. The program was organized by a Non Governmental Organization, Kidney Life Awareness Foundation, to provide support to patients in need of dialysis and transplant. The Kidney Disease expert Dr Simon Tada explained that most Kidney failures were caused by diabetes, high blood pressure and poor dietary. He maintained that routine kidneyRead More