THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district has reacted to the approval of one billion dollars from the 2.3 billion dollars excess crude account by the National Economic Council (NEC) to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast of the country. In a post
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Ike Ekweremadu, the deputy president of the Senate, has scored the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) low. The deputy senate president said the party has performed poorly on security, economy, job creation and national unity, report says. Ekweremadu also assured that those who left the People’s Democratic
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – On December 5, 2017, Moses Motoni, a staff of BudgIT, a civil society organisation tracking accountability in public projects in Nigeria, was arrested in Niger by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of Nigeria Police who disguised as DHL personnel, a new report confirms.
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Over the weekend, Nigerians cried out against growing brutality of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Nigeria’s police. Several Nigerians took to social media to retell their experiences with the police unit. They retold cases of extra-judicial killings, wanton arrests and dispossession of properties through physical
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – N-Power, the scheme set up by the federal government (FG) to reduce unemployment rate in the country, has given update on the physical verification exercise via her social media channel. The update was to let the 2017/2018 pre-selected candidates know how to plan and prepare ahead
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Friday, December 1, has been declared public holiday by the federal government (FG) to celebrate Eid-el-Maulud celebration. The declaration was made by Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (RTD), the Minister of Interior, on behalf of the federal government (FG), in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – On Monday, November 27, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the Tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee to review the last minimum wage instrument and effect necessary changes. The president explained that this move was to ensure a fair and decent living wage for workers, report says. President
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – In defence of a statement by Professor Itse Sagay (SAN) against Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan, an aide to the former president, Reno Omokri, speaks out. Professor Sagay who currently serves as the chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC) had said that Nigerians would