Daily Archives: October 6, 2017

Top government officials meet over alleged $25 billion contract scam in NNPC

2017-10-06T10:18:10+00:00

Some top government officials and close associates of President Muhammadu Buhari have reportedly held a meeting over the alleged $25 billion contract deals currently rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The alleged contract scam surfaced after the minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, in a leaked letter to President Buhari dated August 30, accused the Group Managing Director (GMD) Dr. Maikanti Baru of insubordination and corruption. The alleged contract scam surfaced after the minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, in a leaked letter to President Buhari dated August 30, accused the Group Managing Director (GMD) Dr. [...]

Top government officials meet over alleged $25 billion contract scam in NNPC 2017-10-06T10:18:10+00:00

N41 Billion Akwa Ibom “World Class” Hospital Shut Down

2018-08-10T20:01:57+00:00

The Ibom Specialist Hospital in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, has been shut down, just two years after it was built and commissioned by the administration of former governor Godswill Akpabio. Premium Times reports that almost all the health workers in the hospital were foreigners, mostly from India. It was learned that Akpabio had boasted that the hospital, which he described as ‘world class’, was better equipped and higher in status than university teaching hospitals in Nigeria. It was gathered that Dominic Ukpong, the commissioner for health in the state, confirmed on Wednesday, October 4, that the hospital had been closed down. [...]

N41 Billion Akwa Ibom “World Class” Hospital Shut Down 2018-08-10T20:01:57+00:00

IPOB: Nigerian Army Finally speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s Location

2018-08-10T20:00:17+00:00

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, has maintained that family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu knows where Kanu is hiding. Usman urged Nigerians to ask the younger brother and lawyer to the IPOB leader, Ifeanyi Ejiofor of Kanu’s whereabouts. The Army spokesman also said Kanu was somebody without any means of livelihood, but used “propaganda” to attract public sympathy. Speaking in Abuja, while rounding off a two-day media conference on the military’s enhancement of human rights, Usman said Kanu’s followers were in a “one-chance vehicle.” He made these remarks while insisting [...]

IPOB: Nigerian Army Finally speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s Location 2018-08-10T20:00:17+00:00