NDDC: PRESIDENT BUHARI SHOULD ACT ON THE IMC INDICTMENT FOR CORRUPTION – By Ebi Arogbofa

At the just ended retreat for his ministers at which they reviewed their first year performances, President Muhammadu Buhari was upbeat that his administration has shown probity and accountability in the manner it has tackled the problem of corruption. To a partisan watcher of the president, he may have got accolades but not to a dispassionate Nigerian who has witnessed the massive erosion of credibility … Continue reading NDDC: PRESIDENT BUHARI SHOULD ACT ON THE IMC INDICTMENT FOR CORRUPTION – By Ebi Arogbofa

RIVERS GOVT WARNS ORGANISED LABOUR AGAINST COMMITTING CONTEMPT OF COURT, ACCUSES STATE NLC OF COLLUDING WITH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

The Rivers State Government has accused the State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress( NLC ) of colluding with its national leadership to force industrial action on workers in the State. Briefing journalists in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, September 5, 2020, the Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor said NLC is abandoning a subsisting court case reserved for judgement on … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT WARNS ORGANISED LABOUR AGAINST COMMITTING CONTEMPT OF COURT, ACCUSES STATE NLC OF COLLUDING WITH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP

INDUSTRIAL COURT RESTRAINS NLC FROM EMBARKING ON STRIKE, AS RIVERS GOVT SECURES INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTION

The Rivers State Government has obtained an Order of Interim Injunction to restrain the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) from calling out workers on industrial action. Listed as Defendants are, the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress(TUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, Comrade Quadri Olaleye, Comrade Beatrice Itubo and Comrade Austin Jonah. Briefing journalists in Port Harcourt, on Friday, September 4th, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and … Continue reading INDUSTRIAL COURT RESTRAINS NLC FROM EMBARKING ON STRIKE, AS RIVERS GOVT SECURES INTERLOCUTORY INJUNCTION

Elumelu: SENATE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, AKINYELURE, BACKTRACKS ON N41bn FRAUD ALLEGATION

The Senate Committee Chairman on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has denied media publication reporting it to have indicted the Chairman of the UBA Group, Dr. Tony Elumelu, over a N41 billion allegation fraud. This followed a clarification by the Senate Committee in which it distanced the person of Dr. Elumelu from the alleged fraud and claimed that its position on the matter was misinterpreted. … Continue reading Elumelu: SENATE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, AKINYELURE, BACKTRACKS ON N41bn FRAUD ALLEGATION

GOV WIKE SLAMS N7BILLION SUIT ON THISDAY NEWSPAPERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has slammed a N7 Billion suit against ThisDay Newspapers being damages for libel written and published in ThisDay’s Tuesday, June 23, 2020 edition. In the publication captioned, “With Wike, Obaseki Meets His PDP’S Waterloo, Almost,” the Defendants maliciously and falsely portrayed the Claimant as an unreliable friend/person. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, … Continue reading GOV WIKE SLAMS N7BILLION SUIT ON THISDAY NEWSPAPERS

N41bn Fraud Allegation: TONY ELUMELU DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM SENATOR AKINYELURE

Former Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Dr. Tony Elumelu has given the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition, Senator Ayo Akinyelure seven days, to retract a statement credited to him, indicting the eminent banker in a N41billion fraud allegation. Lawyers to Dr. Elumelu, in a letter to Senator Akinyelure, threatened to drag the lawmaker to court … Continue reading N41bn Fraud Allegation: TONY ELUMELU DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM SENATOR AKINYELURE

I DID NOT EXECUTE 53 NDDC CONTRACTS BETWEEN 2017-2019, NWAOBOSHI TELLS AKPABIO; CHALLENGES MINISTER TO ACCOUNT FOR N81 BILLION

Senator representing Delta North senatorial zone and Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has declared that he did not executed 53 Niger Delta Development Commission contracts between 2017-2019, as alleged by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akspabio and challenged the Minister to produce incontrovertible evidence linking him to the contracts. Senator Nwaoboshi’s denial and demand for evidence, was contained … Continue reading I DID NOT EXECUTE 53 NDDC CONTRACTS BETWEEN 2017-2019, NWAOBOSHI TELLS AKPABIO; CHALLENGES MINISTER TO ACCOUNT FOR N81 BILLION