Ernest Shonekan head of infamous ING dies in Lagos

Late Chief Ernest Shonekan Chief Ernest Shonekan, head of the infamous Interim National Government in 1993 has died. The former chairman of UAC and its first Nigerian CEO died in Lagos at the age of 85. Shonekan, who was born in Abeokuta, headed the interim Nigerian Government between 26 August and 17 November 1993. The […]

Buhari in virtual meeting with Gowon, Obasanjo, Abdulsalami, Shonekan

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Violent clash on Friday erupted between Hausa and Yoruba communities in Fagba, Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State with an unconfirmed number of persons killed in the process. Residents are in a panic. No presence of security personnel. According to an eyewitness, trouble started when a horde of hoodlums intercepted […]

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Amaechi free to quit PDP –Presidency

The Presidency on Friday said Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, was free to resign from the Peoples Democratic Party, if he was no longer ready to respect President Goodluck Jonathan and the leadership of the party. PDP leaders in Rivers State led by Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, and a former governor of […]

Jonathan’s brother dies on President’s 55th birthday

  Chief Meni Jonathan | credits: President Goodluck Jonathan has announced the death on Tuesday of his younger brother, Chief Meni Jonathan. The death coincided with the President’s 55th birthday. Meni passed away at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and […]

Jonathan felicitates with Nigerian Muslims; reaffirms commitment to unity

By Hajia Sani, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Nigerian Muslims on the successful completion of the 30 days fast. A statement signed by presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitri, read: “On behalf of himself and the Federal Government of Nigeria, President Jonathan congratulates all followers of the Islamic faith in the country who have successfully concluded […]

FG to spend N3.1bn on Obasanjo, others in 2012 (What a waste of public resources)

February 6, 2012  by Olusola Fabiyi and Oluwole Josiah   The Federal Government plans to spend N3.19bn on the pensions and allowances of former Presidents, Heads of State, their deputies, former leaders of the National Assembly and their families in the year 2012. The proposed N3.19bn represents an increase of about N2bn from what was […]


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