Chairman of Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property sacked

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari appears to have unceremoniously sacked the chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property Okoi Obono-Obla after police sealed off his office this morning.

 

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Anti-corruption committee to be established to monitor U20 Women's World Cup if Fifa picks Nigeria

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has assured the nation that there will be total transparency and accountability if Nigeria is picked to host the 2020 U20 Women's World Cup as an anti-corruption panel would be put in place to monitor spending.

 

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Army commanders urge soldiers to be cautious around policemen as anger mounts over Taraba killings

NIGERIAN Army commanders have issued fresh guidelines to their troops about how to deal with policemen including asking them to wear mufti when not on duty following the recent shooting of three police officers in Taraba State by soldiers.

 

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El-Zakzaky moved to Abuja from Kaduna in preparation for his medical trip to India

ISLAMIC Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat have been flown to Abuja in readiness of their impending journey to India where they will receive medical treatment for injuries caused by their arrest and incarceration.

 

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Our new environment minister needs to ringfence what remains of our tropical rainforest

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) As we await the appointment of President Buhari’s ministers, I for one am eagerly waiting to see who gets named as environment minister. Unfortunately, we are sitting on an ecological time bomb as one of the things that made Nigeria so attractive to the British, the tropical rainforest isdisappearing before our very eyes. Do you know that Lagos was once a massive rainforest?

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UK civil servants fear the country lacks enough vessels to combat illegal fishing in the event of No Deal Brexit

BRITAIN is facing the prospect of a crisis in its aquaculture industry once it leaves the European Union (EU) after it emerged that London would struggle to stop fishing boats illegally entering its waters if went to a No Deal Brexit.

 

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Anthony Joshua set for Clash on the Dunes rematch with Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on December 7

ANTHONY Joshua will be looking to regain his four heavyweight titles on December 17 when his rematch with Mexican Andy Ruiz takes place on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.

 

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Nigeria's Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade appointed as a member World Trade Board

NIGERIAN legal and financial expert Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade has been appointed as a member of the World Trade Board (WTB) becoming the first African to become an executive to be named to its leadership.

 

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Coalition of Northern Groups says it wants to see a president from southeast or south-south come 2023

LEADER of the self-proclaimed Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) Abdulazeez Suleiman appears to have backed down from his recent hardline stance and declared that come 2023 Nigeria's president should come from either the south-south or southeast geopolitical zones.

 

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Super Eagles to play Ukraine on September 10 as Iwobi keeps his number 17 shirt at Everton

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles will play a friendly match against Ukraine's national team in Kiev during the Fifa window of September 10 in what will be the first ever football match between the two countries.

 

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