PDP has looted Nigeria’s destiny – Fashola

PDP has looted Nigeria’s destiny – Fashola The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola SAN, on Monday blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for abandoned Federal Government projects across the country. He stated this while inspecting the building project of the Federal Secretariat, Awka, Anambra State. He described corruption during the PDP era as monumental, adding, “They...... more

2019: Atiku, Obi, Saraki, Secondus, others listed for arrest – PDP

2019: Atiku, Obi, Saraki, Secondus, others listed for arrest – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed key members of the party for arrest ahead of the 2019 general elections. A statement on Monday by the Special Adviser on Media to the PDP National Chairman, Mr. Ike Abonyi, said the party’s presidential...... more

PDP condemns EFCC invasion of Atiku’s sons’ residence

PDP condemns EFCC invasion of Atiku’s sons’ residence The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization, PPCO, has condemned the alleged invasion of the residence of two sons of its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Aliyu and Mustapha by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, describing the development as dirty politics. In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, Director,...... more

11 Nigerian Soldiers face Court Martial over indiscipline

11 Nigerian Soldiers face Court Martial over indiscipline Eleven Soldiers serving under the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army Enugu, accused of various offences are to be prosecuted by an 8-man General court Martial, which was inaugurated Monday.  Inaugurating the court at their officer’s mess of the Abakpa, Enugu Cantonment of the Division, the General officer Commanding (GOC) of...... more

Osinbajo in Germany, says grand corruption Nigeria’s greatest problem

Osinbajo in Germany, says grand corruption Nigeria’s greatest problem Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past. This was contained in a statement by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, on Monday in Abuja....... more

Jibril is neither Buhari nor his clone – IPOB leader

Jibril is neither Buhari nor his clone – IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has added a new dimension to the controversy trailing an alleged cloning of President Mohammadu Buhari, saying that what is playing out before Nigerians is not a case of a ‘cloned Buhari’ but a ‘body-doubled’ Buhari, a Buhari look-alike impersonating...... more

2019: FG’s cash disbursement is vote-buying, inducement – Dogara

2019: FG’s cash disbursement is vote-buying, inducement – Dogara Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the distribution of cash to the public very close to general elections by public officials, saying no matter how noble the intent may be, such endeavors amount to vote buying and inducement, which is a clear case of corruption....... more

EFCC: Why we raided Atiku’s sons’ apartment

EFCC: Why we raided Atiku’s sons’ apartment The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday confirmed that a building housing the apartment occupied by two sons of the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar was raided by its operatives over the weekend. However, the anti-graft office denied that the raid was politically...... more

Buhari blames legislature for Electoral Bill controversy

Buhari blames legislature for Electoral Bill controversy The President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has blame the National Assembly for the controversies trailing the rejection of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill by the President. Spokesperson of BCO, Festus Keyamo,  made the allegation on Sunday in reaction to claims that President Muhammadu Buhari declined to assent to the bill...... more

FG moves to avert strike, to pay petrol marketers N236billion subsidy money

FG moves to avert strike, to pay petrol marketers N236billion subsidy money The Federal Government, yesterday, said it would pay oil marketers N236 billion next Friday, being first tranche of the outstanding N348 billion subsidy claims owed members of the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, and the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, DAPPMA. Theeaking after a meeting with officials of...... more

Elections: I’m not neutral, Buhari must go in 2019 – Obasanjo

Elections: I’m not neutral, Buhari must go in 2019 – Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that only a fool would sit on the fence when his country was being destroyed with incompetence, corruption, lack of focus, insecurity, nepotism and brazen impunity. Obasanjo warned that if Nigerians failed to become active and get much needed change of the current administration, what...... more

INEC dares Buhari, rules out incident forms in 2019 elections

INEC dares Buhari, rules out incident forms in 2019 elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said despite the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018, which makes the use of card reader mandatory, the 2019 elections will not be conducted with incident form. The INEC assurance is coming as the Peoples Democratic...... more

Electoral Act: National Assembly plots to override Buhari

Electoral Act: National Assembly plots to override Buhari The Senate will begin the process to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold his assent to the 2018 Electoral Act amendment bill. Senate spokesperson, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, disclosed on Saturday that the red chamber had rejected Buhari’s reasons for declining assent to the legislation and would do everything possible to...... more

Hate speech: EFCC invites Atiku’s spokesperson

Hate speech: EFCC invites Atiku’s spokesperson One of the spokesmen of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Dr. Doyin Okupe has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged hate speech and cyberstalking. Okupe, who is a former Spokesman for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was summoned by officials of the Commission who paid a visit to...... more

SHOCKER: ‘13.5m Nigerians’ voted manually in 2015 presidential poll — and APC got most of those votes

SHOCKER: ‘13.5m Nigerians’ voted manually in 2015 presidential poll — and APC got most of those votes At least 13.5 million Nigerians voted manually — without biometric accreditation — in the 2015 presidential election, according to data from the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC). The data, obtained by DeepDive Intelligence, shows that President Muhammadu Buhari, then candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won in nine of the...... more

PDP condemns freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts

PDP condemns freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts …Laments harassment of family members The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has condemned in strong terms, the freezing of all accounts belonging to the party’s Vice presidential candidate and former Governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses by agencies of the...... more

Mbaka escapes assassination attempt in Enugu

Mbaka escapes assassination attempt in Enugu The Adoration Ministry Enugu has raised an alarm over what it described as failed assassination attempt on fiery Enugu catholic priest and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka. A release by the leadership of the Adoration Ministry said, “It is with rude shock and utter surprise...... more

Mbaka apologises to Obi, begs for forgiveness

Mbaka apologises to Obi, begs for forgiveness Spiritual Leader of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, has finally dismounted his high-horse position and offered a public apology to former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, who he virulently vilified, for not openly announcing a donation at bazaar in his Adoration ground, in Emene, Enugu State,...... more

Woman drinks Sniper, after receiving another beating from husband

Woman drinks Sniper, after receiving another beating from husband Apparently distressed by the incessant beating and other domestic violence she gets from her husband in her home, Nigerin woman decided to end it all on Friday, by gulping a dose of popular insecticide, Sniper.     The incident reportedly took place in the morning of Friday, at Ogudu, Lagos State,...... more

I once went to toilet 23 times in a day --Adeboye

I once went to toilet 23 times in a day --Adeboye  The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has recalled how he went to toilet  23 times in a day after taking a meal during one of his missionary trips to some African countries years ago noting that it took God through the prayer of faith...... more

JOHESU faults resident doctors’ petition to anti-graft agencies, says no fraud in UNTH

JOHESU faults resident doctors’ petition to anti-graft agencies, says no fraud in UNTH The Joint Health Sectors Union, JOHESU, of the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, has strongly condemned what it described as “frivolous petitions” purportedly sent by a faction of the Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, to the anti-graft and law enforcement agencies alleging fraud against the hospital management. A...... more

FG, petroleum marketers reach agreement on unpaid subsidy claims

 FG, petroleum marketers reach agreement on unpaid subsidy claims Petroleum marketers on Thursday announced a decision to shelve their planned strike over unpaid subsidy claims during the Christmas and New Year celebration as they have reached agreement with  Federal Government on the settlement of outstanding claims. This is contained in a statement by Mr Paul Abechi, Special Assistant on Media...... more

Reps approve June 12 as Democracy Day

Reps approve June 12 as Democracy Day The House of Representatives on Thursday approved June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria and abrogated May 29. Previously, May 29 is always observed as Democracy Day since 1999. But President Muhammadu Buhari, last year declared that June 12 would now be marked as Democracy Day and a day to handover...... more

Ojukwu’s widow shuns APGA rally, Umeh urges peace

Ojukwu’s widow shuns APGA rally, Umeh urges peace Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, widow of the late leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, on Thursday shunned a rally held in Awka, Anambra State, to start the  presidential and National Assembly campaigns of the party. Bianca has been having a running battle with the leadership of the party...... more

Fayose in multiple auto crash on Third Mainland Bridge

Fayose in multiple auto crash on Third Mainland Bridge Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose escaped death on Wednesday when he was involved in an auto crash on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The former governor is said to be in stable condition and receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital in Lagos. Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka confirmed...... more

Kogi governor sacks commissioner, names 16 appointees

Kogi governor sacks commissioner, names 16 appointees Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sacked the state  Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Arome Adoji. He has also approved the appointment of 16 new political office holders. The Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade Arike, in a statement issued in Lokoja announced the appointment of Dr. Paul...... more

Enugu PDP aspirants reconcile, opt to work for party’s victory

Enugu PDP aspirants reconcile, opt to work for party’s victory The chances of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State winning the forthcoming general election received a boost yesterday, as all aspirants of the PDP during the National Assembly primaries in the state agreed to work for the party’s landslide victory at the polls. Addressing newsmen after a reconciliatory meeting...... more

Presidency: I won’t complain again about Nigeria’s problems – Buhari

Presidency: I won’t complain again about Nigeria’s problems – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has promised not to complain again about the problems his administration met on ground at the inception of the current administration. President said that lamenting over Nigeria’s history of corruption and mismanagement of resources has not helped his administration much and that he will now face the challenges...... more

Two powerful people frustrate Buhari’s efforts to perform – Aisha

Two powerful people frustrate Buhari’s efforts to perform – Aisha Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday lamented that two powerful personalities have constituted themselves as a cog in the wheel of speedy development of the country Buhari, who spoke at a conference organized by Project 4+4 in Abuja, however, did not mention the names of the powerful persons....... more

DSS parades alleged fraudster who breached Aso Villa security

DSS parades alleged fraudster who breached Aso Villa security A middle aged woman, Amina Mohammed also known as Justina Onuoha, has been paraded by the Department of State Services for allegedly gaining entry into the Presidential Villa posing as First Lady of Kogi State. Onuoha was said to have gained unauthorised access into the Villa and used the name and...... more

 

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