* I don’t dictate to EFCC, other anti-corruption agencies-Buhari * Militants again blow up Agip, Shell trunk line in Bayelsa

* I don’t dictate to EFCC, other anti-corruption agencies-Buhari  * Militants again blow up Agip, Shell trunk line in Bayelsa


I don’t dictate to EFCC, other anti-corruption agencies-Buhari
President Mohammadu Buhari has said that his government does not interfere with the arrest and prosecutorial activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and other anti-corruption agencies in the countries. Read more

Militants again blow up Agip, Shell trunk line in Bayelsa
Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/05/militants-blow-agip-shell-trunk-line-bayelsa/THE strike teams of Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, in the early hours of today,Saturday, struck in Bayelsa State, blowing up trunk line belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC and Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC. Read more

Buhari’s milestones in one year – Presidency
As the All Progressives Congress led federation government clocks one tomorrow, the presidency last night catalogued the achievements of president Mohammadu Buhari. The legacies featured prominently on the critical sectors of the economy such as security, corruption, power, national image. Read more

Soldiers carry out midnight raid in Gbaramatu, search for Tompolo, Niger Delta Avengers

Nigerian Army, in the wee hours of Saturday, invaded Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu kingdom. The soldiers arrived at about 2am and were were still laying siege in the community as at 8.00 am, Vanguard reports. Read more

Be patient with Buhari, things will be better soon – Maitama Sule

Elder statesman and Ni­geria’s former representa­tive at the United Nations,‎ Yusuf Maitama Sule has called on Nigerians to be patient with the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. He said the policies of the govern­ment would result in pros­perity for all in no distant time.

Maitama spoke Friday at a town hall meet­ing, organised by the Federal Ministry of Information in conjunction with the Kano State government. Read more

Nasarawa Bye-elections: INEC must not rig for APC, warns APGA
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist every temptation to rig today’s Nasarawa Bye Elections in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Read more

Democracy Day: How governors performed in last one year
T omorrow, May 29 is a day set aside to celebrate democracy otherwise called Democracy Day. President Muhammadu Buhari will lead other state governors in giving their account of stewardship to the people. Speeches will be made where excuses will be given for failure to fulfill promises made and more promises while restating their commitment to the welfare of their people. Read more

Wike promises prudent management of resources
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has promised to ensure prudent management of the state’s resources and vowed to  fulfill all his electoral promises. Wike stated this yesterday at the commissioning of Rumueprikom-Rumuolumeni and Elioparanwo roads. Read more

Panic as soldiers shoot at random in Oporoza
Soldiers, who laid siege to Oporoza community, traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, at 1.52 am, started shooting indiscriminately at about 8.44 am, causing more confusion in the riverine town. Read more

Fulani herdsmen killed only three persons in Agatu, not 500 – IGP, Arase

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase, has faulted the claims that over 500 persons were killed in Agatu area of Benue State.

Arase, while speaking at the investigative hearing organised by the House of Representatives committee on the killings in Benue State said only three persons were killed. Read more

Shipping cost to Nigeria increases 60% as pirates’ attacks upsurge

Cost of shipping goods to Nigeria has increased rapidly due to rising pirates’ attacks on vessels and crew on Nigerian territorial waters. The attacks in recent times and the increasing cases of kidnapping of crewmembers of ships coming into Nigeria have made Nigerian waters a war-risk zone for ships and ship owners. The associated risks… Read more

DMO advises Nigerians to adopt positive attitude to economic challenges

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has advised Nigerians to still maintain positive attitude in spite of the current economic challenges. Abraham Nwankwo, its Director-General, said that that Nigeria still had potential to be one of the first 20 economies in the world in spite of its current economic travails. Nwankwo told journalists in Lagos on… Read more

FX stalls Asaba shoe cluster’s order to supply 1000 pairs to British firm

Inability to secure foreign exchange (FX) is the only reason Asaba shoe cluster, nurtured and mentored by the United Nations Industrial Organisation (UNIDO), cannot produce 1000 pairs of shoes ordered by one of the world’s biggest shoe manufacturers in Britain. Two other foreign shoe manufacturers have also looked in the direction of the Asaba shoe… Read more

Rufai inspires children at GoalFest event

Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Peter Rufai, on Friday gave a motivational talk to over 150 children at the 2016 GoalFest Children’s Day event in Lagos. According to organisers, the event was held as a prelude to the GoalFest Nigeria Carnival on Saturday  at the Tafawa Balewa Square. Read more

Dalung earns Buhari low marks in sports

The euphoria that greeted the swearing-in of President Muhammadu Buhari as the fourth elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria since the return of unbroken democracy to the country in 1999 has long evaporated in the sports sector owing largely to poor performances on the turf on one hand and leadership crisis orchestrated by administrators on the other side, all combining to make for a year to quickly forget for Nigeria sports followers. Read more

Champion’s League Final : Real, Atletico battle once again

The last time Madrid’s two biggest football teams met in the Champions League final –  just two years ago in Lisbon  – the game had to be decided in extra time after 90 minutes wasn’t enough to separate them, and tonight’s contest promises to be even closer. Read more

Hillary Clinton itching to take on Trump but Sanders and emails drag her back

For Hillary Clinton, the week that Donald Trump finally sealed the Republican presidential nomination should to have been a triumphant one. After a final few delegates nudged him past the official finishing line on Thursday, here at last was the candidate Democrats always dreamed of running against: unpopular, undisciplined and ostensibly unelectable in November’s general election. Read more

No signal from EgyptAir jet since day of crash

No new radio signal has been received from an EgyptAir jet since the day it crashed in the Mediterranean last week, sources close to the investigation said on Friday.

A radio signal picked up on the day of the crash from the plane’s emergency locator transmitter (ELT) allowed officials to determine a broadly defined search zone, but nothing new has since been detected, the sources told Reuters. Read more











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