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NASS Leadership Drags Workers To Court

Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have dragged workers of the National Assembly to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria to restrain them from closing down the federal parliament. The workers under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently on an industrial action over unpaid allowances. Saraki and Dogara, ... Read More »

Budget 2019: Buhari Lists Achievements

President Muhammadu Buhari has identified infrastructure development as one of the areas in which his administration had made a lot of progress. The president stated this while presenting the 2019 budget proposal before the joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday in Abuja. President Buhari, who announced budget proposal of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year, said that ... Read More »

Ogun APC Exco Dares Oshiomhole ” You cant Dissolve us”

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed its dissolution by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, as an exercise in futility, noting that the state chapter of the party remains in office and is carrying out its legal duties in line with the constitution of the APC. It said the matter was sub ... Read More »

Manchester United Sack Manager, Jose Mourinho, to get juicy payoff

After leading to a disastrous premier league campaign in history, Manchester United has sacked its Manager, Jose Mourinho. Jose one of the most controversial Managers in the modern era was eased out of the club after a mediocre performance that saw struggling and languishing in the 6th position. As a parting gift, Mourinho will pocket a whopping £22.5m He is ... Read More »

I Endorse Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat Ticket-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday officially endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, saying that the duo were prepared for the campaign and ready to take on the task of moving the State to greater heights.   The Governor, who spoke at ... Read More »

Actor, Godeon Okeke, Beaten By Police in Lagos

Actor Gideon Okeke has called on the Police High Command to bring four of its officerst to book for allegedly assaulting and battering him on the Lekki- Epe Expressway, Lagos. He specifically mentioned one, Ideh Donatus as main culprit. Okeke who recounted his ordeal in Nigeria Instagram post stated ” After I had finished a scheduled meeting with Charles Otutor, ... Read More »

Electoral Act: Senate Set To Override Buhari

There are strong indications that the Senate will this week beginning the process of over riding the President by taking steps to pass the new Electoral Act into law. Multiple sources revealed that legislators especially from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have openly expressed their displensure at the President refusal to sign for the third time and promise to make ... Read More »

Breaking: Tanker Explosion Causes Fire Outbreak At Forte Oil Fuel Station (See Video)

A petrol tanker has exploded at Forte Oil filling station near the local airport in Lagos State. The explosion which occurred when the tanker was discharging its contents has resulted in a massive blaze at the facility. Officials of the fire service are trying to contain the inferno. It is yet to be ascertained if there are casualties as a ... Read More »

EFCC Charges NBA President, Paul Usoro over Alleged N1 4m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), with an alleged fraud of N1.4bn. Usoro was charged before the Federal High Court in Lagos. The charge sheet, marked FHC/418c/18, was filed before Justice Muslim Hassan. The judge has fixed December 10, 2018 for the arraignment of the NBA President. ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari Blows Hot “Two Powerful Men Are Frustraying My Husband’s Efforts”

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has dropped another bombshell.She has revealed that two powerful men have been prevented her husband  from performing creditably. Mrs Buhari who is known for her bluntness on issues concerning her husband seated at a conference organized by Project 4+4 in Abuja and as usual this has caused ripples in the polity.   ... Read More »