Gov. Ayade sends names of 2019 commissioner nominees to assembly

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 4, 2019
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has forwarded second list of 36 commissioner nominees to the Cross River House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The list comprises commissioner- nominees from the 18 local government areas of the state. The governor had earlier sent in three names to the Assembly for screening as commissioners, thereby […]

Trump impeachment: Evidence overwhelming

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 4, 2019
Evidence for impeaching US President Donald Trump for misconduct in office is “overwhelming”, according to the panel leading the impeachment inquiry. The president placed personal political interests “above the national interests of the United States”, it states in a key report to House lawmakers. He did so by trying to “solicit foreign interference” from Ukraine […]

Senate kicks over $195m contract to Israeli firm to control Nigeria’s waterways

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 4, 2019
Members of the Senate Committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance on Tuesday faulted the control of Nigeria’s waterways by an Israeli firm, Systems and Technology Limited. The contract was signed with the Israeli firm in 2017. It is worth $195.3 million. The involvement of the Israeli firm in securing the Anchorage Area of the […]