14 YEARS AFTER: FCDA/FCTA RETIREES SMILE AS BELLO APPROVES N700M BENEFITS.

The 75 staff members of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) who were affected by the 2004 compulsory retirement exercise can now heave a sigh of relief as the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has approved the payment of over 700 million to the affected staff. Share on: WhatsApp

KEMI ADEOSUN: DRIVING FAR-REACHING REFORMS IN NIGERIA’S

       FISCAL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT With the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in May, 2015, and subsequent assumption of duties as the Honourable Minister of Finance in November, 2015, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has focused her attention on the initiation, development and aggressive implementation of innovative fiscal operations management policies and initiatives aimed at redressing […]

FCT minister, Niger State Gov move to resolve lingering border disputes

FCT Minister Mal. Muhammad Musa Bello and Niger State Governor, Alh. Abubkakar Sani Bello have moved to resolve the lingering border disputes between communities in Niger State and the Federal Capital Territory. The two leaders gave this indication in a joint address to media men at the close of their meeting in Abuja on Thursday, May […]

Of lazy youths and aloof adults – Dan Agbese

By Dan Agbese Last week President Muhammadu Buhari was widely quoted as having described Nigerian youths as lazy at the Commonwealth Business Forum in London. His senior media spokesman, Femi Adesina, has denied what was attributed to the president. He has been putting a spin on it, claiming that some mischief-makers had twisted Buhari’s statement […]

Battle line drawn: Stop mobilising against me! You have a case to answer over $16b power fund. Buhari tells Obasanjo

As the 2019 election approaches, the battle line is drawn between President Muhammadu Buhari and former president Olusegun Obasanjo’ Obasanjo on Monday continued his campaign to oust Buhari from office by visiting the Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Ondo to seek his support for the ousting of Buhari from office in 2019. After the […]

Imo APC Crisis: Governor Okorocha kicks as Hillary Ekeh gets re-elected as Imo APC party chairman

Hillary Ekeh has been re-elected as Imo APC party chairman in the just concluded APC state congress in Imo. The party delegates who described the congress election as peaceful and successful also re-elected Deputy Chairman, Ugochukwu Nzekwe. But Governor Rochas Okorocha described the election as illegal claiming that there was a court injunction restraining the […]

Breaking News! Otokoto Ritual Murder: S-Court frees suspect, Ajaegbu, 22 years after

The Supreme Court, on Friday, freed Mr. Alban Ajaegbu, who was one of the accused persons in the celebrated ‘Otokoto’ ritual murder of 11-year-old Ikechukuwu Okoronkwo. Little Okonkwo who was a groundnut seller, was on September 19, 1996, lured into a hotel called Otokoko in Owerri, Imo State and gruesomely beheaded. Investigations had revealed that […]

More trouble for Gov Okorocha as Imo APC stakeholders claim to have rendered him politically irrelevant. Okorocha fires back.

We’ve made Gov. Okorocha politically irrelevant  Nobody can cage me – Okorocha retorts Araraume, Uzodinma, Izunaso want Okorocha expelled Trouble is brewing for Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha as his former allies in the All Progressives Congress (APC) claimed to have made him politically irrelevant in the state.  The Imo APC stakeholders have said that […]

A testament to good LEADERSHIP: Real reasons why Verbatim Editors choose Ikpeazu as Governor of the year 2017

BY OSCAR NWOGU & SAM OBINNA IBE He set sail with an inspired, legitimate vision – to spark an economic renaissance and ultimately build a state that is truly united and secure with opportunities for everyone who lives in it, to peacefully pursue their goals and realize their full potentials in dignity and happiness. On […]

Former Gov Jang remanded in in prison pending bail ruling

A Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, on Wednesday remanded former state Governor, Jonah Jang in prison, pending ruling in the bail application over alleged corruption and misappropriation. The Judge, Justice D.D Longji, gave the order after listening to the arguments and submissions of both defense and prosecution counsels. Share on: WhatsApp