Author Archives: Emmanuel Ajibulu

NNPC completes refund of N450 billion to Nigerian govt, states, LGs – Adeosun

NNPC completes refund of N450 billion to Nigerian govt, states, LGs – Adeosun

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has completed the refund of N450 billion to the federation account, to be shared among the federal, states and local governments. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, made the statement on Thursday in Abuja at the monthly meeting of Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC). Mr. Isa-Dutse, who

Eid el-Fitr: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 as Public Holiday to mark Eid el Fitr. Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau made the annnouncement on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja. ‎ He‎ enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion of the

INEC formally begins recall process of Senator Melaye July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate. It said that the decision to inform Melaye was taken at its meeting held in Abuja on Thursday, where the petition submitted by voters in Kogi West

US national remanded in Kirikiri for $565,000 green card fraud

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Thursday ordered the remand of an American national, Marco Ramirez, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000. Antonio, who acted as the Managing Director of three companies – USA Now Plc, Eagleford Instalodge Group and USA Now Energy Capital Group – pleaded not guilty

Nigerian Shiites to hold major rallies Friday

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, is set to hold major rallies Friday, to commemorate the International Quds Day. The group, led by Ibraheem Zakzaky, has been in the forefront of observing the Quds Day, which holds on the last Friday of Ramadan. The IMN in a statement by its spokesperson, Ibrahim Musa, called “on

Fathia Balogun shoots advocacy movie

Hollywood actress Fathia Balogun is lending her voice to the girl power initiative, with ‘Connection’, a flick featuring some of the best in the movie industry. Directed by Desmond Elliot which, according to the actress, will educate mothers on the need to build a close relationship with their daughters, is part of my annual project

Ex-Minister, Prof. Babalola Borishade for Burial on July 8

Former Minister of Education, Prof. Babalola Borishade, will be interred on July 8, 2017, according to a statement issued by his first son, Dr. Lamide Borishade. His remains shall be buried in his home town, Usi Ekiti in Ekiti State after a funeral and outing service at the Saint Andrews Cathedral Anglican Communion, Ekiti Oke

Bill Clinton’s black son, kidnapper Evans, others dominate Google search

Nigerians took to Google last week to know more about a young man who is rumoured to have been fathered by ex-American President, Bill Clinton. They also took to the search engine to know more about the wife and other family members of suspected notorious kidnapper, Chukwudubem Onuamadike, aka Evans. Google’s Communications and Public Affairs