Saraki wants poverty, insecurity addressed before restructuring

— 12th December 2017 From: Agaju Madugba, Katsina Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the on-going national discourse on restructuring as triviality in the face of overwhelming socio-economic problems plaguing the country along with endemic poverty especially in the North. “My idea of restructuring is when we work towards economic development in every part of […]

BREAKING: Appeal Court orders retrial of Saraki on 3 charges

BREAKING: Appeal Court orders retrial of Saraki on 3 charges — 12th December 2017 From: Segun Adio The Court of Appeal has ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to conduct a retrial of Senate President Bukola Saraki on three of the 18 count amended charges on false declaration of assets brought against him by […]

FG has released N1.2trn for capital vote –Adeosun

— 12th December 2017 The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed that funds so far released by the Federal Government for capital projects in the current fiscal year now stand at N1.2 trillion. She said N750 billion was made available for capital project recently, in addition to N450 billion earlier released in the year. […]

Anti-graft campaign: Nigerian asset recovery move receives global attention in US

— 9th December 2017 From AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja   The assets recovery efforts by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, received a major boost this week in United States of America with the successful conclusion of the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR). But the US was quick to acknowledged that the repatriation of stolen assets is very […]

IBB, Jonathan wade into South West PDP discord

Atiku visits Babangida • Court dismisses suit challenging party’s campaign funding • Don’t vote for aspirants with graft cases, uphold equity, Kashamu tells delegates Ahead of tomorrow’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), two former Heads of State General Ibrahim Babangida and President Goodluck Jonathan, have begun prevailing on the leadership to concede […]

Atiku, Babangida in close door meeting (Up to no good)

ormer Vice President Atiku Abubakar visited former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd), at his home in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday. Atiku arrived the Minna International Airport at 12:10 p.m. and arrived Babangida’s uphill residence 20 minutes later. The duo later went into a close-door meeting in one of the ex-President’s rooms in the […]

Why I’ll win again in 2019 – Buhari

By Emmanuel Aziken, Abdulsalam Muhammad & Dirisu Yakubu KANO—Moved by the outpouring of affection from the people of Kano State at the beginning of a two-day official visit, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, vowed to overwhelm any opposition to his undeclared 2019 re-election prospects. President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd r) presenting Transport Fee to one of the […]

I’m still entitled to $800m compensation, says Kanu

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that despite being granted bail by the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is being prosecuted alongside others on charges of treasonable felony, he is still entitled to the $800m compensation for his alleged unlawful arrest and detention […]

Anxiety in Armed Force as Buhari set to name new CDS, Service Chiefs

265 officers from Army, Navy, Air Force penciled down for retirement By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THERE is high anxiety in the Nigerian Armed Forces as indications are ripe that President Muhammadu Buhari may effect changes in the nation’s military leadership any moment soon. The development, according to Vanguard source, will see the exit of the Chief […]

As Atiku decamps once again to PDP, lawmaker says APC members will not join him in PDP

A member of the House of Representatives, Babajimi Benson, said on Sunday that he did not foresee exodus of members of the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. Benson said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja shortly after the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, formally joined the […]

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