Monthly Archives: March, 2018

Fraud Charges stalls Uwajeh ‎Arraignment over Easter Vacation

Plans by the federal government to arraigned Victor Uwajeh before Justice John Tsoho of the federal high court Abuja over allegations bordering on fraud, impersonation and forgery was stalled yesterday due to Judges Easter Vacation. The...

At last, FAAC shares N647.390bn February allocation to FG, States, LGAs

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting which was declared inconclusive Tuesday, was Wednesday concluded and revenue figures presented by the AGF was adopted and shared among the three tiers of Government. The acceptance of the figures...

Between Uwajeh’s calumny Senator Uba and law

By Kenneth Atavti Recently, series of reports have been in circulation in both print and electronic media linking of a distinguish lawmaker in the Nigerian Red Chambers to a certificate scandal as well as the purported assassination plot. Considering the reputation...

Allegations are not only false, but a calculated attempt to trample upon my reputation- Sen Andy

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate, Senator Andy Uba yesterday denied the allegations peddled from some quarters and individuals that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate he obtained in...

National Planning Minister, Udoma loses brother

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has confirmed the death of his immediate elder brother, Mr Inam Udo Udoma. The sad development happened last Tuesday morning,March 13, 2018, after a brief...

Inflation drops to 14.33% – NBS

By Joseph INOKOTONG Inflation in Nigeria stood at 14.33 per cent in February, slowing for the 13th month in a row, and driven by a decline in the pace of food price increases, the statistics office said on Wednesday. The food...

Alleged Assassination Attempt: A ploy by Uwajeh to scuttle arraignment – Lawyers  

‎By Udenta Udenta A group, Nigerian Lawyers Renaissance Forum yesterday described the alarm raised by embattled self - acclaimed United Kingdom Private investigator Victor Uwajeh alleging that Senator Andy Uba want to kill him as another ploy to scuttled his arraignment...

Diamond Bank Marches to end Endometriosis

By Joseph INOKOTONG With over 100, 000 Nigerian women suffering from Endometriosis every year and a general - but sorely harmful - lack of awareness for the condition, there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and...

NDIC to investigate Banks’ failure to file returns on fraud cases, as theft peaked ₦12.01bn in 2017 

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) is to investigate some banks for the inadequate rendition of returns to the Corporation on fraud, forgeries, and cases involving members of their staff who were either dismissed or had their appointments...

CBN Injects $210m In wholesale, SMEs, others, FOREX Segments

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Monday stepped up the supply of foreign exchange to ensure adequate liquidity to customers in various segments of the market, with another $210million to the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market. In a statement,...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...