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NCC inaugurates multi-sectorial committee on e-Fraud | The Guardian Nigeria News

Prof Danbatta, EVC NCC. Photo: TWITTER/NGCOMCOMMISSION • Urges banks to tighten noose on fraudulent activities The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has inaugurated a multi-sectorial Committee on e-Fraud, to help in combating financial fraud through telecommunications. To this end, the Commission has stressed the need for Customer Service and Fraud Operations teams in banks and mobile […]

NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country. He stated this during a tour of the state-of-the-art products loading facility and lubricants manufacturing plant of […]

Nigeria’s border should be closed indefinitely — Senator Adamu – The Eagle Online

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to close let Nigeria’s borders remain closed until the issue of unbridled appetite for foreign consumption is brought under permanent control.Adamu, who made this known while briefing newsmen, said opening of borders is a disservice to the nation.The former Governor of […]

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu bids farewell to PDP

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, former governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 Edo state governorship election, will formally resigned from the party today (Thursday), just as he declared that he is leaving the party with his teeming supporters “without malice or bitterness”. In a resignation letter dated 21th November 2019, addressed to […]

Bayelsa election: Why we worked against PDP – Alameisegha

The family of late former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alameisegha, has revealed why it worked assiduously with other stakeholders to end the reign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State. It said it was because the incumbent state Governor, Seriake Dickson disappointed the people of the state. Speaking under the auspices […]

Why Nigeria needs to review its Criminal, Penal Codes

One early morning in November 2013, Adepoju Jamiu woke up to observe the first of the five Islamic daily prayers at Okela, a community in Ondo State. Just after the prayer, 23-year-old Jamiu ”fell into temptation”. He stole a Blackberry phone valued at N17,000. The phone belonged to another worshipper, Suleiman Asimiyi. Upon arraignment, he […]

Governor Obaseki: We’ll continue to work for Edo people

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured that his government will continue to deliver on the mandate of building a total society that caters to the collective needs for the greatest number of people in the state. According to Obaseki, despite the uncertain political environment in Edo State, his administration will not relent […]

No N76m fraud at Michael Imuodu College of Physical Education, Afuze, says Commission – Edo State

The Commission of Inquiry set up by Edo State Government to probe the activities of Michael Imoudu College of Physical Education, Afuze, has retracted media reports erroneously stating that a N76,000,000 (Seventy-Six Million Naira) fraud was uncovered at the institution. The college is one of the four colleges the Commission is charged to examine their finances […]

Rejection of poll’s outcome puts blight on Bello’s victory | The Guardian Nigeria News

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. Photo/Twitter/LugardHouse •‘My victory is for true democracy, Kogi people’The outrage and outright rejection that have trailed the outcome of the November 16th gubernatorial election in Kogi State by opposition political parties, especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and civil society organisations did not come as […]

Nosak Group boosts Obaseki’s industrialisation drive, acquires 23,000 hectares of land for oil palm, ethanol production, others

BENIN CITY – An indigenous business conglomerate, Nosak Group has contributed to the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s industrialisation and job creation drive with its investment in agriculture, including the acquisition of 13,000 hectares for oil palm plantation. The company has also ventured into ethanol production with the acquisition of 10,000 hectares for cultivation of cassava […]

DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

File Photo The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests. Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the spokesman for the Service, Peter Afunanya, insisted that the appropriate persons have not come for his release. He claimed that personnel of the service were being […]

Hazard names best striker in world football

Belgium captain, Eden Hazard, has named Real Madrid star, Karim Benzema as the best striker in the world presently. Having shared a dressing room with Benzema for four months, the former Chelsea star is convinced the 31-year-old French star is currently the world’s most in-form striker. Hazard said this ahead of Belgium’s Euro 2020 qualifier […]

Edo APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole regrets betrayal by Philip Shaibu, others but urge supporters to ensure peace

Immediate past governor of Edo State and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed disgust over the crisis that has engulfed the party in his state, lamenting that the state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu and some other persons from his local government betrayed him after doing so much […]

Edo APC crisis: Police should investigate Owan mayhem – Abdul Oroh

Former House of Representatives member Abdul Oroh has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to investigate allegations of invasion and disruption of lawful Assembly by some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State. The former Information Commissioner specifically asked the police to cal to order certain chieftains, including Major-General Friday Airende […]

Go to court, Buhari tells losers of Bayelsa, Kogi polls | The Guardian Nigeria News

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipriye Sylva (left); Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum, Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu; Chairman, Bayelsa State APC Gubernatorial Campaign Council, Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State; Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon; President Muhammadu Buhari; APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole and Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State during […]

Bayelsa election results manipulated during collation

YIAGA Africa, a public policy think-tank, has said the result of the Bayelsa governorship election was manipulated at the collation process. This, the group said, is because INEC’s result does not fall within the estimates of its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT). The PVT, according to the group, is a proven and advanced observation methodology that […]

Buhari meets Bayelsa Gov-elect, Lyon at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with Bayelsa Governor-elect, David Lyon, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor-elect was accompanied on the visit by the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiohmole, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, Governor Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State […]