Omo-Agege: The tale of a failed impeachment attempt.

The unfolding drama involving Senator Omo-Agege at the senate has shown how desperate the Ahmed Bola Tinubu camp of the All Progressives Congress to get their pound of flesh by getting the current leadership senate out of the way has boomeranged in the latest attempt of a section of senators sympathetic to the second term of president to steal the show at he National Assembly. The saga is gleefully referred to as a failed coup in some quarters due to the intrigues surrounding the whole saga. It will be recalled…

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Muhammed Riot Act To Officers, As Ali Gives kudos To Four Comptrollers

By Stephen Ubanna Muhammed Uba Garba, Mohammed Aliyu, and Jibril Musa, Comptrollers , Federal Operations Unit,  FOU, Zone A, Seme and Apapa respectively, appears to have entered into the good book of  Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, because of their impressive performance in their respective areas of jurisdiction.  The last but  not the list was Baba-Musa, MA, Comptroller ,Tin-can Island Command. Ali, who could no longer hide his deep feelings of appreciation  of the Comptroller’s exceptional performance in the areas of anti-smuggling and…

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Tenure Elongation: Oyegun Digs In

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   The embattled All progressives Congress, APC may be headed for a protracted crisis.If  the schemes of loyalists  of the out-going national chairman in the National Working Committee, NWC  sail through, the coming national convention of the party will end up still born. Impeccable party sources revealed that Oyegun’s camp is putting measures in place to ensure that the convention is derailed. Part of  these measures include securing a court injunction from a pliant judge two days to the convention restraining the NWC and convention planning committee…

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Senate Crisis Takes a New Turn As Mace Disappears

Barely 24 hours after the Senate President, Bukola Saarki, left for the United States of America for a business summit, the Mace, the symbol of Authority of the Senate, was carted away by thugs believed to be working for Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, in full view of the plenary presided over by the deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu, a situation that saw the House of Representatives to shelve sitting in solidarity with their senate counterparts. They later converged at the Senate Chambers to follow the proceedings. Omo-Agege has been suspended by…

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Customs Promotion: Ministerial Delay?

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged why officers  of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, with high expectation of wearing their new rank after last November  promotion examination may have  to wait for period of time  to allow the Customs and Excise Board to meet to ratify the results. The Source learnt that the results had been compiled and forwarded to Kemi Adeosun , the minister of Finance, since last January  with a covering memo by Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, but the…

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Vanguard Awards Aisha Buhari, Others

Okezie Ikpeazu,governor of Abia state(middle) receiving his award from Sam Amuka-Pemu

On Saturday 14th April 2018, the vanguard Publishing Limited amid glitz and glamour gave awards to some of the country’s personalities in government and Business, the event was held at the expo convention centre,Eko Hotel and suite. Eight person receive life time award, five governors received governor of the year and two award were given in business, following are the personalities present at the event by Uche Nwosisi.

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Nigerians Want Light Not Excuses

By Oji Odu Nigerians know that it is ‘One Week, One Trouble’ in the power sector. They know that the cause of the darkness experienced in most parts of each day is either that there is shortage in gas supply because the Niger Delta militants had either blown up gas pipelines or vandalised them. They also know that it is because the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) cannot transmit the generated electricity to the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) because of rusty and outdated transmission network. Nigerians also know that the DISCOs…

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IBB: The Godfather never sleeps

A major player in he Nigerian political scene, former president Ibrahim Babangida, popular as IBB, has in recent times shown that he has not completely lost his grip on the Nigerian power equation. His less than usual vocal nature reared its head recently where he was reported to have sought justification of June 12 1993 presidential election, adjudged the freest and fairest in the country since independence. He annulled the election before the result was announced. Despite the fact that he has openly supported the coalition movement spearheaded by his…

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Zenith Bank Declares N174bn Profit

By Bayo Bernard Top new generation bank, Zenith  Bank Plc, has declared N174 billion as its gross Profit-Before-Tax, PBT for the year ended 2017. The figure is higher than the N140 billion the bank posted as Profit-Before-Tax in 2016, a sharp improvement of more than 24 per cent.  While making this disclosure at its 27th Annual General Meeting in Abuja on Friday, the bank’s Chairman, Jim Ovia said the bank’s Profit-After-Tax rose by 32 per cent, from N119 billion in 2016 to N157 billion in 2017. Ovia said the performance…

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Merger: MARAN Swallows MAJAN, Reconciles Old Members

By Bayo Bernard The President of the Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN), Anya Njoku has said that his tenure will experience adequate reportage of the industry. It’s a new dawn for the association, Njoku said during the inauguration of a new set of executives, who will run the affairs of the association for the next three years. Other members of the executives are Bayo Bernard ( Vice President), Dapo Olawuni ( Secretary General), Samson Echenim (Ass. Secreatary), Onigbinde Yinka (PRO), Esther Komolafe- Hasan ( Treasurer), and Joy Enamuna (Financial…

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