12 states owe salaries despite bailout No fewer than 12 states are still owing their workers a backlog of salaries and allowances, despite double bailout funds from the Federal Government, with Kogi State owing as many as 15 months, Vanguard investigations have revealed. Also on the list of heavily indebted states are Osun, 12 months; Kwara, 11;...... read more
The Nigeria natural resource charter identifies solutions to clashes in the oil and gas sector The ambiguity of roles which has led to incessant clashes between the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will be permanently put to rest if principles espoused in Precept 6 of the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) are adopted. The repeated allegations of impropriety hurled against...... read more
Ogoniland will not be clean until 2047 On Thursday 4th August, 2011, when the United Nations Environment Programme presented its Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland to the Nigerian Government, there was a sigh of relief. In the draft press release that followed, the first paragraph read “The assessment has been unprecedented. Over a 14-month period, the UNEP team examined...... read more
S'East Federal roads turn to nightmares By Emeka Mamah, Vincent Ujumadu & Anayo Okoli Vehicular journeys on federal roads in the South-East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo have become deadly trap for motorists as virtually all the roads have become impassable. Notable among such roads include the Enugu-Umuahia-Port Harcourt expressway, Onitsha-Owerri road, Enugu-Onitsha expressway, Ninth...... read more
‘No mattress, no mosquito nets’ in camp provided for victims of benue flood BY SOLOMON ELUSOJI   On August 26, some minutes before 23:59, Gado Abimelech, a civil servant with the Benue state government, felt drops of rain hit his roof. It was going to be a cool, refreshing night, he thought. But, around 2:30 on August 27, he received a call from his...... read more
The Eight Senate Mid Term Report Under the Leadership of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki Bills Passed By Each Senate at 2nd Year Mark  5TH SENATE: 656TH SENATE: 237TH SENATE: 288TH SENATE: 95Bills Passed By Each Senate at 4th Year Mark 5TH SENATE: 1296TH SENATE: 72 7TH SENATE: 128 8th Senate: Yet To Reach the MarkPETITIONS CLEAREDPetitions Cleared By Each Senate at 4th Year Mark 5TH SENATE: UNKNOWN6TH...... read more
REPORT: How military officials are profiting from Boko Haram war Some military officials have been accused of profiting from the Boko Haram crisis in the north-east. Global watchdog Transparency International said this in a report released on the crisis. “Corrupt military officials have been able to benefit from the conflict through the creation of fake defence contracts, the proceeds of which are...... read more
How Cabals in Buhari's Govt agreed to free Saraki if he blocks Magu's confirmation A cabal made up of high-level appointees in President Muhammadu Buhari’s office has struck a deal with Senate President Bukola Saraki to cease all forms of prosecution against him if he would agree to block the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr....... read more
How we really found Osama bin Laden Did torture help find bin Laden? Did waterboarding and other coercive interrogation techniques that were used on al Qaeda detainees in CIA custody eventually lead to the Navy SEAL operation that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan early in the morning of May 2, 2011?The Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday has a simple...... read more
Governor Orji Delivers On Promises In recognition of the need to place Abia at par with the global village,make information easily accessible,reading convenient and to deliver on his campaign promises,Governor Theodore Orji has built an e library for the people of the state at Umuahia,the state capital.Factnewsonline reporter, alongside other online social media activists on a...... read more
Four Core Values that Guarantee Success -Chris Widener I had the privilege this past Saturday of speaking just before former United Nations Ambassador and Presidential Candidate, Alan Keyes at a leadership conference in Whistler, British Columbia.Ambassador Keyes gave a brilliant speech as usual and challenged the audience with the idea that the only way people, businesses, organizations, and even countries make...... read more
CAUSE OF DEATH FOR FLIGHT MH370 PASSENGERS PINPOINTED The passengers and crew of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 most likely died from suffocation and coasted lifelessly into the ocean on autopilot, a new report released by Australian officials on Thursday said. In a 55-page report, the Australian Transport Safety Board outlined how investigators had arrived at this conclusion...... read more
ECONOMY: Tambuwal faults Okonjo-Iweala’s response to Reps’ questions ABUJA—Speaker of the House of representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday, faulted the answers provided by the Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to the 50 questions asked her by the House. Tambuwal spoke at the 11th Daily Trust dialogue in Abuja, through the Deputy Spokesman of...... read more
World leaders, in Abuja, celebrate with Nigeria at 100 AS Nigeria’s centenary anniversary celebrations peaked Thursday, world leaders took turns to felicitate with the country, urging her to take her prime place in the comity of nations.   Meanwhile, free movement of Nigerians and foreign dignitaries in Abuja as the nation celebrated its centenary yesterday was hampered by fuel scarcity. ...... read more
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