Two days after the federal government expressed satisfaction with the safety measures at the Kaduna International Airport, the House of Representatives has condemned shoddy arrangement in the airport and expressed doubt about the safety of the passengers.
The federal government has promised to look into cases of Nigerians who got punished for blowing the whistle and exposing corruption in their various places of work.
Two days after his nomination as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was rejected by the Nigerian Senate, leading anti-corruption organization, Transparency International, has invited Ibrahim Magu as a guest speaker during its 2017 conference in London.
The Minister described King Sunny Ade as an icon and a trail blazer, who has reigned in the music industry for over 50 years without blemish.
The federal government has formally announced that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, would be closed with effect from 12 a.m.Wednesday, March 8 to April 19, in order for repair works to be carried out on the Airport’s runway.
The federal government has warned former President Goodluck Jonathan not to scuttle on-going effort to negotiate the release of the abducted Chibok girls by unnecessary finger-pointing over his administration’s handling of the issue.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has condemned what he described as “the fake news phenomenon” which according to him poses more threat to Nigeria than even insurgency and militancy.
The BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, a movement that has campaigned for the rescue of the abducted Chibok Secondary School girls by the Boko Haram terrorists, on Tuesday expressed delight at the content of the conversation between President Muhammadu Buhari and President of the United States of America, Donald Trump which indicates a desire for collaborating in the fight against terrorism.
The minister made this known in a statement issued on Sunday, adding that the said amount does not include the $9.2 million in cash allegedly owned by a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, though he said that was also a dividend of the whistle-blower policy.
The federal government says it has received intelligence that a Boko Haram affiliate group, called “Muslim Brotherhood” in Kogi State, is plotting to carry out terror attacks in the country.