Court clears ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu of money laundering charge

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday discharged and acquitted Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), of money laundering charge.   Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a judgement, held that the Economic and Financial Crimes…
NRC sympathises with relatives of victims of train attack

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has commiserated with relatives and friends of passengers who lost their lives on-board the NRC AK9 train, which was attacked by terrorist on Monday in Kaduna State.   The corporation’s Managing Director, Mr Fidet Okhiria,…
FG committed to bridging infrastructure deficit – DMO D-G

Ms Patience Oniha, the Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), on Thursday reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to bridging the nation’s infrastructure deficit, in order to attract foreign investors into the country.   Oniha said this when she delivered the keynote address…
Unity, tolerance key drivers of peace – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says unity and tolerance are crucial values that can safeguard peace and stability of a multi-religious society like Nigeria.   Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Thursday, said that the vice-president made the declaration when…
Buhari, Bazoum hold bilateral talks

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Nigerien counterpart, Mohammed Bazoum, on Thursday held bilateral talks in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The Nigerien leader is visiting Nigeria for the second time since his election in February 2021.   The two leaders…
Qatar 2022: Super Eagles apologise to Nigerians

The Vice-Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, William Troost-Ekong, has apologised to Nigerians, on behalf of the team, for their failure to qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup.   The Super Eagles were forced to a 1-1 draw by…