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Oil war:Kachikwu writes Buhari says NNPC GMD has been disrespectful and corrupt

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has reported the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to take urgent actions on matters ranging from alleged illegal practices to insubordination.   Dr. Kachikwu said he found it pertinent to call the attention of the president to his misgivings because they’re capable ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan to Buhari “Magu wants to destroy my family”

Patience Jonathan, former first lady, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to order. Accusing Magu of being bent on destroying her family, the former president’s wife said she believes that she is being targeted for the role she played in the 2015 election, according to a ... Read More »

House swears in Hembe’s replacement

The House of Representatives on Tuesday sworn-in Mrs. Dorathy Mato as a replacement for Mr. Herman Hembe, who was sacked by the Sureme Court in June 2017. Hembe was a former Chairman of the House Committee on Federal Capital Territory. The court had ruled that Mato was the validly elected candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC to represent Konshisha ... Read More »

Professor, two others to spend 40 years in Jail for stealing

Former Director-General of the Institute of Agricultural, Research and Training, Prof Benjamin Ogunmodede,has said that he and two other persons convicted alongside him spent N177m to bribe lawmakers. Ogunmodede and two staff members of the IAR&T were, on Tuesday, sentenced to 40 years in prison without an option of fine by a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan. They were convicted ... Read More »

Diezani asks Attorney General to bring her back to Nigeria to face charges

Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke on Tuesday prayed the Federal High Court in Lagos to compel the Attorney General of the Federation to bring her back to Nigeria from the United Kingdom, where she travelled to shortly after leaving office in 2015. Alison-Madueke said she would like to appear in court in Nigeria to defend a ... Read More »

“No Cause For Alarm”-Amosun assures MAPOLY Students

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has assured the current students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, that the creation of the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), as well as the Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia, will not in any way disrupt the existing academic calendar of their institution. Amosun gave the assurance, while addressing students of ... Read More »

2019: Sule Lamido opens South East Campaign office

The race for 2019 Presidential has begun in earnest and one of the new entrants in the race is former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido. Lamido became the first Presidential aspirant to open a campaign office in the South East during the week and staff are being put together to run the office. The magnificent two-storey edifice consisting of ... Read More »

FG Lists 57 Achievements of Buhari Administration

The Presidency on Saturday listed 57 achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the last two and half years. The achievements, according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande included Release of 106 Chibok girls, as well as over 16,000 persons in Boko Haram captivity. Also on security was Tackling insurgency, decimation ... Read More »

Presidential aspirant, Governor Fayose owes workers salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress in Ekiti State has disagreed with Governor Ayodele Fayose that workers in are owed only four months’ salaries. The State Chairman of the NLC, Ade Adesanmi, said state workers were owed about eight months’ salaries. Fayose had, while appearing on a television station interview programme in Lagos on Thursday, claimed that workers were owed just four ... Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu has ran away, now in London-Orji Uzor Kalu

As the controversy over the whereabouts of IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu continues, former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzo Kalu has revealed emphatically that the self-styled sessionist sneaked out of Nigeria to Malaysia and is now safely in London. In an exclusive interview in the Punch, Kalu stated “Kanu was not taken away by the military. Kanu went to Malaysia from ... Read More »