Osun insists OAU owes N1.8bn tax liability against varsity’s claim of N384m 

Osun insists OAU owes N1.8bn tax liability against varsity’s claim of N384m 

Exactly a week after the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife in Osun state was sealed by the state government, controversy appears to be trailing the actual amount owed by the Institution. While the management of the Institution claimed that its outstanding tax liability for 2015 and 2016 is N384 million, the Osun state government did not agree with the figure, stating that the tax remittance owed by institution for the Year 2015-2016 audit is N1.8…

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North Korea releases 3 American prisoners, the two Nations engages in a talk.

North Korea releases 3 American prisoners, the two Nations engages in a talk.

President Trump declared a diplomatic victory on Wednesday by announcing that North Korea had freed three American Citizens held as prisoners, removing a bitter and emotional obstacle ahead of a planned meeting between him and the young leader of the nuclear-armed nation. The release of the three prisoners, was in some ways the most tangible gesture of sincerity shown by North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, to improve relations with the United States after nearly seven…

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Vice President Osinbajo meets with World Bank

Vice President Osinbajo meets with World Bank

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will meet with officials of World Bank to deliberate on the projects being sponsored in Nigeria by the development finance institution in Abuja on Thursday. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and some state Governors are expected to join Osinbajo in the meeting with World Bank officials comprising of 10 Executive Directors. This was confirmed in a tweet sent out on Wednesday through the official twitter account of the government of…

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Vote of no confidence on Police Boss, Ibrahim Idris

Vote of no confidence on Police Boss, Ibrahim Idris

Senate Wednesday declared that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris was not fit to hold any public office both within and outside the country. The upper chamber also said that Idris is an enemy of democracy. This development followed the persistent refusal of Idris to honour the upper chamber’s invitations to brief the hallowed chamber on the spate of killings across the country and the inhuman treatment of distinguished senator Dino Melaye over a matter…

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NDLEA destroys 142 hectares of Cannabis farm in Delta

NDLEA destroys 142 hectares of Cannabis farm in Delta

The National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has destroyed 142 hectares of Cannabis sativa farms in Delta state. The State Commander of the NDLEA, Mr Chidi Obiefule, who made this known to Eastern Reporter in Asaba yesterday, said that, “The agency seized 46,634kgs of Cannabis sativa, 2.323kgs of cocaine, 14.4kgs psychotropic substances and 71.1 grammes of heroin between 2014 and 2018”, adding that 142 persons who were arrested in connection with the…

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NYSC speaks on posting corps members to troubled areas

NYSC speaks on posting corps members to troubled areas

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has assured that no corps member will be posted to areas facing security challenges in the country. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Suleiman Kazaure, stated this in Ogun State at the Orientation Camp in Sagamu while addressing the 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members. According to a release by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, the DG said “no corps member would be posted to an area with…

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Breaking: Fire engulfs BEDC substation in Delta State

Breaking: Fire engulfs BEDC substation in Delta State

Fire has engulfed the Benin Electricity Distribution Company,BEDC, substation at Okoloba junction in Effurun,Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, Eastern Reporter is reporting. The incident has consequently forced residents out of their homes, as they scampered for safety for safety out of fear of being electrocuted. Road users on their part, had to take alternative routes as they abandoned the Effurun/Sapele road because BEDC wire in the area were seen dangling dangerously. Efforts by…

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Governor Emmanuel Udom partners with German government to open medical varsity

Governor Emmanuel Udom partners with German government to open medical varsity

– The Akwa state government has announced the establishment of an ultra-modern Thompson & Grace Medical University in Uyo – The hospital, Governor Emmanuel Udom said would impact Akwa Ibom in particular and Nigeria at large – The establishment of the university is in partnership with German companies and research institutes The governor of Akwa Ibom state, Emmanuel Udom on Friday, May 4, laid the foundation for the ultra-modern Thompson & Grace Medical University in…

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Top Premier League giants tell Arsene Wenger to become their new manager this summer

Top Premier League giants tell Arsene Wenger to become their new manager this summer

– Frenchman Arsene Wenger could be on his way to Everton this summer – He will leave the Gunners at the end of the season after 22 years in charge – Everton want him to replace embattled Sam Allardyce at the end of the ongoing EPL season Premier League campaigners Everton are reportedly ready to convince outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to continue his managerial career by moving to Goodison Park. The Frenchman will leave…

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Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of $8.4m, N9.2b Linked To Patience Jonathan

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of $8.4m, N9.2b Linked To Patience Jonathan

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of the sums of $8.4 million and N9.2 billion allegedly linked to former first lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan to the federal government. Justice Olatoregun, who made the order on April 20,2018 after entertaining an ex-parte application filed before her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), specifically directed the temporary forfeiture of the sum of $3,645,013.73 domiciled with First…

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