The Federal Government has set aside N120bn for different railway projects across the country in the 2016 budget proposals, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
ASABA—Senator Chris Anyanwu has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair in his fight against corruption.
All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s plan to take over the presidency in 2019 as wishful thinking.
The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Solomon Arase, has warned members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against the bearing of firearms, assuring them that the security agents would deal decisively with them.
The recently sacked Director-General of the National Centre for Women Development, (NCWD) and ace singer, Onyeka Onwenu, has said that she never threatened to sue President Muhammadu Buhari for asking her to disengage.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community that his administration was determined to build a stable and prosperous nation.
Plateau State coordinator of the APC presidential campaign organization in 2015, Alex Kwapnoe, yesterday commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s sincerity in the fight against corruption, but said the president was constrained by obsolete laws.
The acting chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, has vowed not to relent in the fight against corruption, saying: “I prefer to die fighting corruption.” Magu who stated this yesterday at a stakeholders’ meeting with the Association of Democratic Lawyers, led by human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), added that it would be a great honour for him to die while fighting corrupt people in the country.
The minister of budget and national planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has called on states’ ministries of economic planning to make all efforts to enhance their internally generated revenues (IGRs) to fund their activities in the wake of the persistent declining revenues from oil.
Lawyers stormed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday to defend the integrity of their trade and support the anti-graft agency’s battle against corruption.
The Executive Secretary of the Human Right Commission, Prof Bem Angwe on Thursday hinted that the commission will soon meet with service chiefs over the planned arrest of Niger-Delta ex-militant, Government Ekpemupolo better known as Tompolo.