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EFCC to declare former NNPC director wanted
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may declare a former Deputy Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ben Otti wanted if he refuses to present himself. Otri was the Director of Finance of NNPC when former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke allegedly diverted $153 million from the account of the corporation in 2014.
Senate set up ad hoc committee to investigate southern Kaduna killings
Senate on Tuesday set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the causes of the killings in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna State. The upper chamber condemned the crisis which has led to the loss of lives and properties in the area.
Obama speech: Democracy needs you, says outgoing president
President Barack Obama has called on Americans to defend their democracy in his farewell speech in Chicago. “By almost every measure, America is a better, stronger place” than it was eight years ago when he took office, he told thousands of supporters. But he warned “democracy is threatened whenever we take it for granted”.
NUPENG begins 3-day warning strike today
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) will commence its three-day warning strike today. The union is embarking on the strike over the activities of International Oil Companies which includes the sacking of 250 workers by Chevron.
Olamide’s 6th album ‘The Glory’ features on Billboard music chart
Indigenous rapper, Olamide’s sixth album, ‘The Glory’ has featured on the Billboard Music chart. The album which was released on December 26, 2016 is presently number 14 on the list. The album debuted at sixth position and has now spent two weeks on the chart.