Wike Spent N.5bn On Hatchet Jobs, Hiring of Praise Singers : Dakuku Peterside

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of squandering over N500 million on various “inconsequential issues” in the last one year. Dr Peterside dropped the revelation while entertaining questions from journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conference in […]

Why Buhari Has Not Signed 2018 Budget

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has given reasons as to why President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to sign the Appropriation Bill, passed by the National Assembly on May 10.   According to him, the president has decided to carry out a thorough review of the 2018 budget.   The National Assembly […]

NIMASA Boss Underscores Importance Of Human Factor In Shipping …Tasks ILO to Consider Geopolitical Peculiarities in Reviewing Labour Convention

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has underscored the importance of human factors to successful shipping, pointing out that it is one of the most important elements in achieving competitive edge and safety in the maritime industry. According to a statement form NIMASA, Peterside, made this known […]

New PDP Pulls Out Of Talks With Osinbajo

The New PDP has withdrawn from its scheduled talks with the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, today. Leaders of the group attributions the decision to, among other things, the treatment of the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by security agencies. The group is also accusing the presidency of lack of […]

Consider Nigeria Your Second Home, President Charges Tourists, Investors As He Opens Tourism Meet

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared open the 61st Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization Commission for Africa (UNWTO-CAF) in Abuja by inviting tourists and investors to consider Nigeria as their second home. The President, who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, said his Administration has attractive […]