Home » Headline (page 374)

Headline

Finally, Buhari Moves Into Aso Rock

Twenty three days after taking the oath of office, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday moved into his official residence, the Aso Villa in Abuja. Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo operated from the Defence House, Abuja after their inauguration to allow renovation of the facilities at the sprawling Villa. Military President Ibrahim Babangida built the complex and was the first leader ... Read More »

“Is Buhari sick or is it his age that is the problem?”-Labour Party doesn’t hold back in their response to Buhari

The Labour Party has thrown shots at the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, stating that the party was still witholding information on the true health status of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari has been in the news after he was quoted as saying that at 72, there’s limit to what he can do. The National Chairman of LP, Alhaji Abdukadir Abdulsalam, ... Read More »

Zenith Bank HQ fire was minor-Spokesperson

The fire incident that engulfed some portions of the Zenith Bank Headquarters located on Ajose Adeogun Street in Victoria Island, Lagos has been described as a minor situation that will not affect the banking institution. In a telephone conversation, Mr.  Victor Adoji, the Bank’s Spokesperson said that the fire which destroyed part of the administrative building on No. 87 was ... Read More »

Former Governors Ohakim and Lamido in EFCC net

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, said it had arrested former Gov. Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State and also questioned immediate past governor of Jigawa State,  Alhaji Sule Lamido. Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesman for the EFCC, revealed that while former Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa was being interrogated over corruption allegation. “Ohakim was picked up by ... Read More »

Aregbesola hammers Ben Murray-Bruce “stop playing to the gallery”

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has expressed disgust over the gesture of Senator Ben Murray-Bruce to give half of his wardrobe allowance to unpaid Osun workers, noting that, some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) states are also owing salaries. Bruce has indicated via his twitter account that he would give half of the wardrobe allowance to the Nigeria Labour Congress (Osun ... Read More »

UBA’s former Deputy MD, Apollos Ikpobe resigns

United Bank for Africa Plc has announced the resignation of Mr. Apollos Ikpobe, a former Deputy Managing Director of the Bank effective 11 June 2015. The resignation of Mr. Ikpobe was duly accepted by the Board of Directors of the Bank at its meeting of 15 June 2015. Mr. Apollos lkpobe has been Deputy Managing Director of Domestic Bank at ... Read More »

PDP Governors’ Forum condemn relocation of election tribunals to Abuja

The Peoples’ Democratic Party governors have expressed displeasure over the relocation of the Taraba, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states’ election petitions tribunals from their state capitals to Abuja. The Governors who congratulated both President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan for their conduct during and after the 2015 Presidential elections noted that the change of venue of these election ... Read More »

Billionaires at war: Aliko Dangote, Abdulsamad Rabiu fight over Okpella Cement

Two men in the top five of Forbes-rated Nigerian billionaires, Alhaji Aliko Dangote ( rated number 1) and Abdulsamad Rabiu,( rated number 4) are currently shadow boxing and if nothing out of the ordinary happens to change the course of affairs, it will soon develop into a full scale war! Yes the two men who incidentally cut their business teeth ... Read More »

Udom Emmanuel to sell Akwa Ibom private jet

Akwa Ibom  State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel is definitely not a fan of private jets as Vanguard reports that he has plans to get rid of the airplane acquired by his predecessor, Chief Godswill Akpabio to ease his movement outside the state. Emmanuel, who has chosen to travel by chartered helicopters since his inauguration, is already shopping for buyers of ... Read More »

Court Strikes Out Kashamu’s N20b Libel Suit Against Obasanjo

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday struck out a suit by chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Buruji Kashamu, against former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The court presided over by Justice Valentine Ashi struck out the case after Kashamu filed an application to discontinue the suit. Kashamu in withdrawing the suit claimed that parties ... Read More »