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2019: Presidential & National Assemby Campaigns Begin Today

The Independent National Electoral Commission will on Sunday lift ban on campaign for 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections slated for February 16, 2019 A statement by Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, INEC Director Of Voter Education and Publicity, on Saturday in Abuja said that political parties who fielded candidates for both elections would commence campaigns across the country. Osaze-Uzzi said that the ... Read More »

ABC Orjiako Smiles Again As Buhari Renews SEPLAT’s Oil Licences

One month can be such a long time in business and that is what has happened to the fortunes of Shebah Exploration and Production Company Ltd and Allenne Ltd (SEPLAT) and its Chairman, Dr. Ambrosie Bryant Chukwueloka Orjiako. It was not long that a Lagos High Court had certified a judgment delivered by the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench Division and ... Read More »

Dele Momodu Writes “Between An Old Buharist And The New Buharideens

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, today’s epistle was inspired last minute by an encounter I had last night with a Buharideen. I had been contemplating what to write about this week when I ran into a staff of Indomie Noodles, the most popular noodle-processing company possibly in Africa, at a restaurant in Ikeja, Lagos. The gentleman had walked up to ... Read More »

” I Never Gave Anyone $2m To Bribe Oshiomhole- NPA Boss, Hadiza Bala Usman

Nigeria Ports Authority Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman has denied Sahara Reporters story that she gave $2m to Farouk Adamu to bribe Oshiomhole. The money was reportedly to ensure Uba Sani is replaces Senator Shehu Sani as APC candidate for Kaduna Central. In a Press Statement, Bala Usman stated that she wants Sahara Reporters to withdraw the story or she ... Read More »

Ex Governor Jolly Nyame’ s Jail Term Reduced Asked To Pay N495m

An ex-governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame has been granted reduced jail term on orders of the Court of Appeal in Abuja. Nyame was initially sentenced to a 14-year jail term for various crimes whose penalties were to run concurrently but it has now been reduced to 12 years. The Appeal Court also ordered the ex-governor to pay a fine of N495 million for ... Read More »

Rotary International Honours Buhaei With Polio Champion Award

President Muhammadu Buhari has been conferred with the prestigious Polio Champion Award in recognition of his uncommon commitment and leadership in the polio eradication programme in Nigeria. Rotary International President, Mr Barry Rassin, who is on a four-day official visit to Nigeria, presented the award to President Buhari, Thursday, at State House, Abuja. The Polio Champion Award was instituted by ... Read More »

EFCC Arrests Ex International Prosecutor, Charles Adeogun-Phillips

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Federal Government’s prosecutor, Charles Adeogun-Philips. Mr Adeogun-Philips was arrested outside the Special Fraud Unit on Milverton Road Ikoyi, Lagos. Adeogun-Phillips was approached by three EFCC operatives as he left the SFU Ikoyi where he had been representing a client. We gathered that the EFCC yesterday invited Mr Adeogun-Phillips to their ... Read More »

Okorocha Accuses APC of Using Fake Court Order To Remove Uche Nwosu

Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has accused his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) of presenting a fake court order to the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) to replace Uche Nwosu’s name with Senator Hope Uzodinma. He said he got in on good authority that INEC had the name of Nwosu and he was replaced by a ... Read More »

Only Leaders Of Integrity Can Drive Economic Growth- Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said if Nigeria must develop and have sizable improvement in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), people of good conscience and high integrity must be at the drivers’ seat in all spheres of the economy.     Speaking at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja when he received national leadership of the Full Gospel ... Read More »

Davido, Eko Atlantic Trade Words Over Concert Venue

Eko Atlantic City has termed as false, the claim by top Nigerian artiste, Davido, that the city management refused to grant him approval to hold his upcoming concert due to his political affiliations. Via its Twitter handle, @EkoAtlantic, the company revealed that it got  Davido’s request last Thursday, after which, the asked him to provide clarification and details about the ... Read More »