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Bankole, Nafada May Face Fresh Trial over N2.3bn Peugeot Deal

Dimeji Bankole , former House Speaker Trouble is far from over for the embattled former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded plans to charge him with another alleged fraud relating to the N2.3 billion Peugeot cars deal. Also to be re-arrested and re-arraigned is […]

Police HQ Bombing: Nine Victims Handed over to Police

Kunle Akogun and Paul Obi in Abuja and James Sowole in Akure Nine of the victims of the Thursday suicide bombing that took place at the Police Force Headquarters in Abuja who were receiving treatment at the Asokoro General Hospital have been handed over to police authorities. The handover of the injured victims coincided with […]

Cabinet: Bello, Baraje, Odimegwu, Okonjo-Iweala for SSS Screening

The list of probable ministerial nominees for the federal cabinet is taking shape as President Goodluck Jonathan has submitted more names to the Department of State Security Service for screening, preparatory to their presentation to the senate for confirmation. But their names would only be forwarded to the senate if they scale through security scrutiny. […]

Cabinet List: Rumour Takes Over Abuja

• Worry Over President’s Inability To Name Aides • President Is Working, Says Presidency Sources • A New Presidency Organogram Coming The inability of President Goodluck Jonathan to name his Ministers, Advisers, Assistants and other aides has left governance on the slow lane. This makes Nigerians to wonder if the President has forgotten his promise […]

Gov. Okorocha Seeks Compensation For Bomb Blast Victims

FOLLOWING the deadly bomb blast that occurred on Thursday at Police Headquarters, Abuja, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has urged the Federal Government to carry out a thorough investigation to the incident in order to forestall further occurrence. Speaking to journalists on arrival at from an official tour at the Sam Mbakwe International Airport, […]

Corps Members Distressed Over Fate of Colleagues

AN atmosphere of despondency pervaded the passing out ceremony of Batch ‘B’ members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Rivers State following the non-release of five of their colleagues who were kidnapped by gunmen 12 days ago. The corps members  lamented recent events across the country, such as the post election violence, which […]

Way Out of Leadership Debacle in CAPDAN – By Oluwaseyi Babalola

By Oluwaseyi   Babalola, Lagos, Nigeria – June 18, 2011 –  There is nothing as elusive as leadership. All the money in the world can make one rich, and all the power in the world can make one strong, but these things can never make a leader. One can also inherit fortunes but never can genuine […]

Labour Party Drags Obi To Court Over N360bn LG Funds

THE Labour Party in Anambra State has at last made good its threat to drag Gov Peter Obi to court to account for all the cash receipts arising from the Federation Account and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and other sources from which he allegedly collected and administered monies illegally on behalf of the 21 councils […]

Court Frees Gov’s Aide, 18 Others in Murder Trial

A MAGISTRATE Court sitting in Owerri, capital of Imo State, and presided by Mrs. Victoria Isiguzo, at the weekend discharged and acquitted the Imo State Government House Chief of Staff, Prince Eze Madumere and 18 others on a five-count charge of attempted murder, conspiracy and unlawful assembly. Delivering her verdict, Isiguzo said that there is no […]

Ringim must apologise, resign – Boko Haram

The ‘boast’ of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Hafiz Ringim, that he would wipe out the dreaded Boko Haram sect from Nigeria within 10 days, beginning from last Tuesday, may have necessitated last Thursday’s attack on the Force Headquarters in Abuja by the Islamic fundamentalist group, Sunday Sun has learnt. The group has therefore […]

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