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Senate bill passes to establish Nigerian Army University

(NNP) The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill into law that would establish the Nigerian Army University in Biu, Borno State. According to the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ali Ndume, the bill considered what he termed as “areas that are in conflict with other extant laws, those that have security implication and those that […]

Pondei ignored medical advice to face probe panel, says NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission said its acting Managing Director, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, ignored medical advice to attend a House of Representatives Committee hearing today in Abuja. Pondei fainted on Monday while he was being questioned by lawmakers investigating mismanagement of funds up to the tune of N81.5 bn in the NDDC. The incident, which […]

Amotekun will use supernatural powers – Ekiti commandant says

Ekiti State Corps Commandant of Amotekun, Brigadier-General Joe Komolafe (Rtd.) said that the agency will deploy ancient, local and modern security techniques to ward off kidnapping, robbery and other heinous crimes from the state. Speaking at Efon Alaaye during a sensitisation tour to Ekiti West, Komolafe averred that the neglect of traditional culture and patterns […]

Fayose speaks on viral “oath taking” video by PDP leaders

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the video where some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti, took turns to make a vow to be loyal to him and promised not to betray. In a five minute video that went viral, the leaders agreed that death should be the consequences […]

U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden says he is considering four Black women to be his running mate

-Washington (CNN) – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Monday he was considering four Black women to be his running mate, and has been receiving extensive vetting briefings about each potential candidate. “I am not committed to naming any (of the potential candidates), but the people I’ve named, and among them there are four Black […]

2023: Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti, opens up on Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Pa Reuben Fasoranti ‘The North may rig the South out’ Says daughter’s murder would have been swept under the carpet had ‘strings not been pulled’ By Dayo Johnson & Dapo Akinrefon Leader of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, speaks on the 2023 presidency and the speculation that the National Leader of the All […]

NDDC Probe: You came here to mislead investigative committee – Lawmaker tells Akpabio

By Don SilasA member of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission has accused the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio of misleading the committee. Honourable Thomas Ereyi-Tobi, who is presiding over the hearing, accused Akpabio of lying under oath while testifying before the panel. According to Ereyi-Tobi, “I have listened […]

EXPOSED: Joi Nunieh doesn’t have NYSC certificate, Akpabio tells Reps

Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh, does not havethe National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio disclosed on Monday. The minister told the House of Representatives Committee on the NDDC probe that Nunieh never participated in the NYSC mandatory one year national service […]

Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan in private meeting

By Fikayo Olowolagba President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received Goodluck Jonathan, at the State House in Abuja. The former president went into a closed-door meeting immediately he arrived at the state house. The reason for their meeting has not been disclosed yet, however, it might not be unconnected with the assignment given to Jonathan by […]

Senate asks Service Chiefs to step down

By Samson Atekojo Usman The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday urged all Service Chiefs in the country to step down to allow for the restructuring security architecture. Senator Francis Fadahunsi representing Osun East Senatorial District in an amended resolution in a motion earlier moved by Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South Senatorial district, said: “Mr President, […]

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