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Onnoghen: Group Gives FG Ultimatum

A rights group, Occupy Nigeria, yesterday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, protested the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen and the Chief Justice of Nigeria and gave President Muhammadu Buhari a two-day ultimatum to reinstate him. It also urged the National Judicial Commission to sanction Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed for accepting to be sworn in as acting CJN, describing it as “ungodly ... Read More »

Ambode Promises Hitch-Free Lagos Marathon

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday urged residents to cooperate with security agencies in keeping the peace and ensuring safety of lives and property in the build up to the Lagos Access Marathon and the series of political events to herald the forthcoming general elections.   Addressing Government House Correspondents shortly after the Security Council meeting held at ... Read More »

Agbakoba Petitions NJC, Wants Acting CJN Muhammed Removed

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), says he has submitted a petition against Justice Tanko Muhammed, who was appointed last Friday as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement from his chambers on Monday, Agbakoba said he submitted his petition to the National Judicial Council, asking it to determine ... Read More »

Why I Suspended Onnoghen- Buhari

  Fellow Nigerians, A short while ago, I was served with an Order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal issued on Wednesday 23rd January 2019, directing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen from office pending final determination of the cases against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal and several other fora ... Read More »

Ezekwesili’s Coallition Is Dead On Arrival

The Director-General (DG), Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu on Thursday described the withdrawal Oby Ezekwesili of qthe Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) from the presidential race as expected. He said Ezekwesili’s planned collation to dislodge the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) will fail. Okechukwu said the former Minister of Education belongs to a: ... Read More »

Minimum Wage Bill Gets Fast-track Hearing In Senate

The National Minimum Wage Bill (2019) on Thursday scaled both first and second reading in the Senate after which it was committed to a Special Adhoc Committee for further legislative work. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over plenary, noted that the Senate decided to give the National Minimum Wage Bill presented to it by President Muhammadu Buhari on ... Read More »

2019:Durotoye Commends Ezekwesili; says He’s Ready To Step down too

Alliance For New Nigeria (ANN)Presidential candidate, Mr Fela Durotoye has hinted that he is ready to sacrifice his ambition and join a coalition to wrest power in 2019. According to a series of tweets  he stated ” I have always believed that leadership is about service and sacrifice and today, I would like to commend Dr. (Mrs) Oby Ezekwesili @obyezeks ... Read More »

Fidelity Bank Splashes N16m on Excited Customers

Fidelity Bank Plc on Tuesday splashed 13 customers with N16 million under the Get Alert in Millions Savings (GAIM) season three initiative. Mrs Chijioke Ugochukwu, the bank’s Executive Director, Shared Services and Product, stated this at the third monthly prize presentation in Lagos that the promo was an initiated aimed at boosting financial inclusion and saving culture. Ugochukwu said that ... Read More »

Council Of States Approve N27,000 Minimum Wage

National Council of State has pegged the National Minimum wage at N27,000. This amount is for the least paid workers in the states and the private sector. The private sector is the liberty to pay any amount, so long as it is not below N27,000.   Read More »

Obasanjo Bombs Buhari ” You Are Another Abacha”, Warns INEC, Security Officials Over 2019 Elections

POINTS FOR CONCERN AND ACTION By Chief Olusegun Obasanjo I am concerned as a democrat who believes that with faithful and diligent practice of democracy, we can get over most of our political problems and move steadfastly and surefootedly on the course of stability, unity of purpose, socio-economic growth and progress for all. Democracy becomes a sham if elections are ... Read More »