House of Rep summons Minister over delay in release of National Identity Cards from 2012 to date

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Mr Bosun Tijani over delay in the release of National Identity Cards from 2012 to date. Also summoned is the Director-General, National Identity Card Management Commission, Mr Abisoye Coker-Odusote, after which it urged the committees on Population and Anti-Corruption to report […]

EFCC freezes the account of a brother to former Aviation Minister

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has frozen an account belonging to Abubakar Ahmad Sirika, brother of immediate-past minister Hadi Sirika, over an alleged N8.06 billion contract fraud in the Federal Ministry of Aviation. According to a report in The Nation, the anti-graft agency made this known after the arrest of Abubakar Sirika over […]

Minister submits that FG Funded 422 Delegates toCOP28 Climate Summit, in Dubai

The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has clarified that only 422 out of Nigeria’s 1,411 delegation at the ongoing COP28, holding in Dubai, were funded by the Federal Government. The minister had made the clarification as outrage continues to trail the large number of delegates attending the conference from Nigeria. He noted […]

Aviation Minister Summons Heads Of Agencies Over Air Safety Concerns

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has summoned heads of regulatory agencies in the ministry to address recent safety concerns in the aviation sector. Reacting to questions regarding the recent incident of a plane-diversion to Asaba, Delta state, the Minister reiterated that a full assessment of the incident has commenced and all […]

The Senate has called on the FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, to revisit the failed $500m contract awarded in 2009 for the installation of CCTV cameras in Abuja and its environs

The Senate also wants the executive to install CCTV cameras in strategic locations in the 36 states of the federation to forestall incidences of kidnapping and other criminal activities across the country. These resolutions among other were taken today at plenary following debate presented by Senator Ned Nwoko, having expressed grave concern over the kidnapping […]