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In Picture – House of Reps to announce new female Speaker from Oyo

AFTER several hectic days of horse trading and nocturnal meetings, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Governors elected on the party’s platform have finally agreed on the voting process to get the Speaker, House of Representatives, just as they have anointed consensus candidates. As the seventh National Assembly will be inaugurated today, the House of […]

Yes, we do need a bicameral National Assembly – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – June 5, 2011 – N10bn loan scandal rocking the House of Representatives (HOR) seems to have added to the public angst against members of the National legislature. Repeated financial scandals coupled with the recent allegation by the CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi that some 25 percent of the […]

Confrontation With Mr. President: Reps threaten to bring down the roof

Examining the issues in the current zoning palaver of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, fresh pieces of information emerging suggest that a cataclysmic political reconfiguration of immense proportions may be shaping up.  This has to do with the probability that should Hon. Aminu Tambuwal from the North West geo-political zone succeed in his quest to […]

Police in Delta arrest pastor, foreigner for kidnapping 3-yr-old baby

The police in Ughelli, Delta State, have arrested Pastor Emmanuel of African Church, Evwreni Branch and a foreigner for abducting a three-year-old child. The pastor whose name was given as Emmanuel Abuvo and his Cameroonian cohort conspired and abducted the child from her school premises pretending to be her parents. The three-year-old baby girl was […]

How I escaped banana peels in 6th Senate – Mark

President of the sixth Senate, Senator David Mark, has disclosed the secret behind his survival in the Upper Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly, saying he allowed national interest, unity, cohesion and team spirit to dictate his actions rather than personal goals. Speaking at a parley with Northern Senators Forum of the sixth Senate session […]

Presidential election tribunal: Jonathan lines up 102 witnesses to confront Buhari

President  Goodluck Jonathan and his deputy, Namadi Sambo have lined up 102 witnesses made up of forensic and finger experts, a biometric analyst and a statistician  to prove that the presidential election in which they were declared winners by the Indpendent National Electoral Commission [INEC] was conducted substantially in accordance with the Electoral Act. In […]

Imo: Rochas slashes security vote

Imo State Government has slashed the annual security vote of N6.5 billion to N2.5billion to make provision for the free education programme of the state. This was disclosed by the Governor, Rochas Okorocha while speaking during a thanksgiving church service organized in honour of the new administration at the Maria Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri. The governor […]

In Picture: Ex Speaker of the Hoiuse, Dimeji Bankole, arrested By EFCC

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday, swooped on the Abuja residence of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Dimeji Bankole, and arrested him. This came after several days of hide and seek game between him and the anti-graft agency over alleged financial impropriety. His arrest was effected after the operatives […]

War: Libyan businessmen smuggle oil from Nigeria

The ongoing war of liberation in Libya has taken a new dimension following the discovery of a discreet but thriving oil smuggling business via Nigerian borders in Kebbi, Sokoto and Katsina States. The recourse to Nigeria’s oil was said to have been mandated by the huge destruction to the oil supply chain in the war […]

I was in Bankole’s house on social visit -IGP

THE Inspector General of Police (IGP), Hafiz Ringim, has denied preventing the arrest of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dimeji Bankole by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The statement, signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Olusola Amore, said the attention of the IGP was drawn to publication in the […]

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