NAMA critical safety arm of aviation sector that cannot be ignored – Hon Nnaji

By Chris Udochukwu The Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has described Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, (NAMA) as a critical safety arm of the aviation sector that should not be ignored. Honourable Nnaji stated this during the committee’s 2023 budget defence meeting with the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika who led the Ministry officials to the National Assembly Tuesday . …

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Abducted Wife Of Former Osun Military Gov, Theophilus Bamigboye’s Regains Freedom

Jumoke Bamigboye Jumoke Bamigboye, wife of ex-military administrator of Osun State, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (rtd), has been released from kidnappers den. Mrs Bamigboye was kidnapped on November 5 at Eiyenkorin, a suburb of Ilorin, Kwara State capital. She was reportedly on her way from the family’s farm in Oko-Olowo where she went to supervise garri processing. Mrs Bamigboye, a magistrate and member of Rotary Club …

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You Can’t Force Me Into Media Debates – Tinubu Tells Atiku, Obi

Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, has said he won’t be forced to attend national debates.  This comes after the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar and Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi among other parties faulted his absence at the Ariste TV town hall meeting in Abuja.  Tinubu said Atiku’s camp could not force him to appear or send representatives to national debates.  …

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ASUU Ends NEC Meeting As Union Takes Decision On Fresh Strike

The National Executive Committee of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ended its emergency meeting.  The meeting which took place in the Federal Capital Territory started on Monday.  Recall that the university lecturers met to discuss whether or not to launch another industrial action after the federal government paid the ASUU members their half-October salaries.  Since Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, president of the union, …

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If You Go To War How Do You Plan On Defeating The Fulanis – Ezeife To IPOB, Others

Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife, the former Anambra State Governor, has called on groups agitating for self-determination to sheath their swords.  According to him, such groups should work towards a united and better Nigeria.  Recall that groups like the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Oduduwa Republic, the Arewa Republic, amongst others have been clamouring for secession.  Ezeife, during an interview with Punch, opined that a group …

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FG Will Borrow To Fund Rail Projects – Minister

Minister of Transportation,Mu’azu Sambo Mu’azu Sambo, the Minister of Transportation, has disclosed that to facilitate the completion of rail projects in the country, the Federal Government will borrow funds. Sambo disclosed this yesterday while delivering the ministry’s scorecard in Abuja. “We don’t have the money. We are going to borrow anyway. So, we thought whatever the standard gauge will give us, the narrow gauge will …

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Gov Soludo Renames Ministry In Anambra

Gov Chukwuma Soludo Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra State,  has approved the renaming of the ministry of commerce and industry. The approval was said to have been given at the state executive council meeting on Monday. Secretary to the state government, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, stated this in a press release on Tuesday. He said: “The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Dr. Obinna Ngonadi will henceforth …

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Singer Teni Flaunts Transformation, Rocks Wig In New Photos

Teni Social media users are reacting to an almost unrecognisable photo of superstar singer/songwriter, Teniola Apata aka Teni. The beautiful singer who’s known for dressing in manly attires, shocked fans after she was spotted rocking a wig. In the viral photos which she captioned, ‘black girl magic’, Teni rocked a wig and also dressed in a different pattern that people found really appealing. Reacting to the photos, …

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Former Gombe Commissioner, Pantami Dumps PDP

Danladi Mohammed Pantami A former Gombe State Commissioner for Economy, Danladi Mohammed Pantami, Budget and Planning under Governor Dankwambo’s regime has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). This is contained in a letter dated 7th November, 2022, duly signed by Pantami and addressed to the ward chairman of the party, Mallam Sidi Ward, in Kwami Local Government Area of Gombe State. Pantami did not give …

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Terror: UK Warns Citizens To Avoid Traveling To These 22 States

United Kingdom citizens in Nigeria have been told to avoid travelling to 22 states in Nigeria.  It however, cleared the Federal Capital Territory from its terror alert list.  The latest advisory may not be unconnected to the security situation in the country.  This was contained in a press release by the British High Commission, Abuja, on Monday titled, “Updated Foreign Commonwealth Development Office Travel Advice …

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Gov Matawalle Reveals Why Bandits Have Not Been Defeated

Gov Bello Matawalle Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has stated that bandits have not been defeated in Nigeria because of ‘informants’. According to Matawalle, without informants, bandits will be easily defeated in the country. The Governor said this on Monday while receiving five daughters of a former Accountant-General of Zamfara, abducted and held for seven months. They were presented to Matawalle by the Assistant …

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Hushpuppi Finally Sentenced To 11 Years, Three-Month Imprisonment In US

The United States District Court sitting Central District of California has finally sentenced international fraudster, Ramon Abass aka Hushpuppi.  Hushpuppi has been sentenced to 11 years and three months imprisonment for money laundering conspiracy through several online scams.  The judgment was delivered by Justice Otis Wright II, on Monday, and it found Hushpuppi guilty of the allegations including laundering proceeds of a school financing scam, …

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Gbajabiamila Lists Reasons FG Won’t Pay ASUU Fully

Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has revealed that members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities may not be paid full salary.  Recall that the university lecturers were on strike for the eighth months.  Punch reported that Gbajabiamila gave the hint in a statement issued on Monday.  He said President Muhammadu Buhari was being awaited to approved the proposal of “partial” …

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