Why Igbos may dump Atiku for Buhari as president-Group

Post Views: 0 By Emmanuel Udom (with agency report) Awka One-on-One Nigeria, a socio-political group, has said that it will work for the re-election bid of Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian president during the 2019 general elections. The group told journalists in Awka that a lot of positive strides had been recorded under the Buhari-led administration. Chido Obidiegwu, national coordinator of the group said, while beating his chest, that there had been massive upgrade of physical infrastructure across the country, especially in the South-East, under the present administration. Obidiegwu expressed optimism that…

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Contraband bags of rice sell for N17, 000 at sango Ota market

Post Views: 10   By Emmanuel Udom As at today, Monday, December 17, contraband bags of 50 kg rice are now selling for between N16, 000 to N17, 000 at the popular and ever busy Sango Ota market in Ogun state, investigations conducted by www.newstracker.com.ng reveals. This is against the backdrop that the illegally imported items were sold for between N15, 000 to N16, 000, during the last week of November and first week of December, this year. A trader  at the market, who spoke off record on Monday said…

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Finally, Access bank acquires Diamond bank

Post Views: 11  Access Bank has finally acquired Diamond Bank, and the official announcement of the transaction will be made in the course of the week by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), according to TheCable. The development at the weekend is coming after Access Bank last month denied reports that it is in merger and acquisition talks with Diamond Bank Plc. But TheCable gathered at the weekend that the acquisition was midwifed by the CBN in a bid to further consolidate the banking industry. Last week, Diamond Bank announced…

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Versatile journalist, Joseph Saater Undu, conferred with VAAN I Tiv (The Arrow of Tiv), Chieftaincy title in Lagos

Post Views: 13 By Emmanuel Udom Joseph Saater Undu, an author, a versatile investigative journalist, and a  poet, was recently conferred with the chieftaincy title of “IVAAN I Tiv (The Arrow of Tiv), by Tiv community in Lagos, under the umbrella of Mdzough U Tiv (MUT), Lagos state chapter Chief Undu, who is also the national president, Benue Journalists Forum Nigeria (BJFN), was honoured for his courage, hard work and dedication in promoting Tiv culture, interest, peace, unity and progress in the media and community. He was dressed in Tiv…

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Why youths in Nigeria should join Harpazo Chaplain Corps International- Director-General

Post Views: 11 HARPAZO CHAPLAIN CORPS INTERNATIONAL is a registered organization and approved by the Federal Ministry of Justice, Nigeria, “To Protect Humanity Against Dehumanization”. Our main service is focus on: Religions & Education. We are official partner with some Government law enforcement Agencies and United Nations (Global Compact). To campaign against dehumanizing acts, carry out research, gather information on activities and report suspicious acts at religious, education centers and public places to appropriate law enforcement agencies. PUBLIC name is now: HARPAZO CORPS SERVICE. Official Obligation is:  “TO PROTECT HUMANITY…

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State police will secure Nigeria, attract foreign investors- security expert

Post Views: 6             Mr Richard Amuwa is the Managing Director of Mega Guards Services Limited, located at Abule Egba area of Lagos. He is also the National Director, Media & Publicity for The Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria, (ALPSPN), as well as the Project Director of Nigeria Security Profile Awards. In this encounter with ourman, EMMANUEL UDOM, Amuwa spoke on the crises presently rocking some political parties in Nigeria ahead of the 2019 general elections, the role of the state police…

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CLEEN Foundation holds capacity building workshop to address corruption issues in Port Harcourt

Post Views: 11 By Emmanuel Udom CLEEN Foundation, (formerly known as Centre for Law Enforcement Education), recently held a capacity building workshop in Port Harcourt, the River state capital, aimed at strengthening the capacity of agencies mandated to deal with issues of corruption in Nigeria. Dr Benson Olugbuo, the  executive director of the foundation in his opening remarks during the  workshop, held at Landmark Hotel in Port Harcourt, stated that the workshop  which is organised by the foundation with the generous support of Trust Africa is coming at no better time…

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Customs anti-smuggling scorecard FOU zone A intercepted N5.1bn worth of contraband bags of rice in 4 months

Post Views: 6 By Stephen Ogundijo Nigeria Customs service Federal Operation Unit Zone A will leave no stone unturned to stem the tide of smuggling in all the borders. The Comptroller of Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone A, Ikeja Lagos made the vow while reeling out a score card of a remarkable achievement within four months he assumes office. This anti-smuggling stand of the Unit was informed by the desire to compliment the Comptroller General’s policy of entrenching transparency, integrity while enforcing the core mandate of the service. The F.O.U…

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APC governorship primaries: Etta is trying to use back door to place seal on his illegalities- Ekpenyong, Usani campaign organization director-general

Post Views: 13 By Ita Akpan Calabar The Director-General, Usani Campaign Organization,, Pastor Ekpenyong has reacted to the statement made by the National Vice Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC South-South, Ntufam Hillard Etta. Usani said “Etta is trying to use the back door to place a seal on the illegality he perpetuated during the primaries election conducted in the state. Ekpenyong explained what he described as the unwarranted statement by the National vice Chairman South-South, Ntufam Hillard Etta published by Daily Trust of Monday, December 10, 2018, that…

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C’River: Senator Ndoma-Egba tackles Gov Ayade over incessant communal clashes

Post Views: 14     By  Ita Akpan Calabar Senator Victor Ndoma Egba, chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), has tackled Prof Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River state, on the recent communal clashes that erupted in Biase local government council, where scores were feared killed and houses and  property running into millions of naira reduced to ashes. Speaking with our correspondent in Calabar, Ndoma-Egba said that information had it that the warring communities were mobilizing for a showdown. His words: “It is unfortunate that these clashes are becoming occurring,…

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