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El Rufai to Buhari ” Your Government has failed Nigerians”

In what could be best described as a prophecy foreseen and foretold, a letter written by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai in September 2016 and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari about happenings in the nation has emerged. El Rufai, in the letter warned Buhari that their party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) had worsened the situation in Nigeria than how ... Read More »

CAF Elections: How Ahmad Ahmad floored Issa Hayatou

It was high wire politics at its best at the CAF Executive Committee meeting holding at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Intimidation, subtle threats and open confrontation was evident before the most important item on the agenda, the election of a new CAF President took place. Hayatou used his position to make individual promises to FA Heads and their officials, while Ahmad ... Read More »

Court orders ex Naval Chief, Dele Ezeoba to forfeit N1. 8billion

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sum of N1.8 billion allegedly diverted from the coffers of the Nigerian Navy by a former Chief of Naval Staff, retired Adm. Dele Ezeoba. The court gave the forfeiture order following an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) pursuant to Section 17 of the ... Read More »

Report: Lagos among leading destinations for Fortune 500 Companies

Lagos has been adjudged  among the leading destinations favoured by Fortune 500 companies according to a new new report released by Infomineo (www.Infomineo.com), a global business research company specialising in Africa and the Middle East. The report focuses on multinationals looking at entering, or already present, in the Middle East and Africa region. Overall, there was a 17% increase in the ... Read More »

EFCC: Buhari will write Senate again-Adesina

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the president will communicate his reaction to the Senate after receiving an official letter from them on his rejection. Mr Adesina made this known on his twitter handle while reacting to rejection of EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, during his screening yesterday at the plenary. “The Presidency will respond to ... Read More »

Breaking: Senate blasts Customs Boss “Come Back next week in uniform”

The Senate has ordered the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali (Rtd) that before they can hear his explanation on the new policy the service wants to introduce he must be dressed in his official uniform. Col Hameed Ali (Rtd)  had arrived the Senate building this morning following his summons yesterday in white Kaftan with a matching cap-but he was ... Read More »

Recession: Ambode charges APC Governors to meet peoples’ needs

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday charged his counterparts in the All Progressives Congress (APC) fold to devise ingenious ways and means of meeting the expectations of the people they govern. The Governor, who spoke through his Deputy, Dr (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule at the opening ceremony of the inaugural meeting of the Secretaries to State Governments (SSGs) of ... Read More »

Yar Adua’s son in-law Ex Gov. Isa Yuguda in more trouble

  The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission has seized 220 flats, located in 20 estates, allegedly belonging to one Sanusi Mohammed, a former aide to ex-Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State. It was learnt that 165 rounds of ammunition, a pump action rifle and other weapons were found in some of Mohammed’s properties located at GRA, Bauchi. ... Read More »

Falana counsels Buhari over MAGU

Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN has given Presdent Buhari three Options following the rejection of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman Falana’s full statement below: Rejection of Magu’s nomination by the Senate: options open to President Buhari The rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) this afternoon ... Read More »

FG slams 90 count charge on Peace Corps Commandant

The Federal Government, yesterday, slammed a 90-count criminal charge against Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mr. Dickson Akor, over alleged recruitment scam and extortion of applicants to the tune of N1.4 billion. The Incorporated Trustees of the Corps was equally cited as a defendant in the charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/45/2017, which was filed by the Office of the Attorney-General ... Read More »