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Buhari’s men desperate to pull me down-Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has attributed the decision of the Federal Government to appeal his victory at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) as handiwork of some unnamed desperadoes in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to drown him at all cost. Saraki in a statement yesterday, also lashed out at Prof Itsey Sagay and Rotimi Jacobs for taking the ... Read More »

Recall: Dino Rushes to Court to Stop INEC

Senator Dino Melaye on Friday sued the Independent National Electoral Commission, seeking an order restraining the electoral body from conducting any referendum aimed at recalling him. The INEC had in a statement on Thursday said it had formally informed Melaye of petitions filed by its constituents to recall him and fixed July 3 to begin the recall process. But, Melaye ... Read More »

Taraba Governor’s Media Assistant, Slumps, dies in office

The Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has lost his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Sylvanus Giwa. According to available reports, the SSA died on Friday in his office at the Government House. More details later Read More »

Notorious Land Grabber to spend Sallah Holidays in Badagry Prison, can’t meet Bail Terms

The Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi has declared the sureties presented by a suspected land grabbing kingpin, Chief Kamorudeen Lamina, alias Sir K Oluwo as unverifiable and thus unable to stand for his bail. The State Government, through the Special Task Force on Land Grabbers set up by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration, had on June 16, 2017 ... Read More »

Dino vs The People:INEC begins recall July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate. It said that the decision to inform Melaye was taken at its meeting held in Abuja on Thursday, where the petition submitted by voters in Kogi West Senatorial District was considered. The ... Read More »

Report: Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa lead in African Investment for Impact Barometer

The 2016 African Investing for Impact Barometer shows that investments that seek to combine financial returns with positive social, environmental and/or governance outcomes are flourishing on the African continent. The study identified that more than $350 billion is committed to investing for impact strategies across nine countries. Impact investing has become a key focus for many fund managers on the ... Read More »

“Igbos Can’t Move An Inch”-Kwakwanso

Former Kano State governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (APC, Kano Central) yesterday said Igbo in the North cannot leave the region because of their numerous investments. He also said the size of the land Igbo presently occupy in the North is more than the entire South East geopolitical zone. Speaking in an interview on the agitation for secession by Igbo ... Read More »

Update:Evans, Kidnap Kingpin had a Ghanaian Passport with Fake Name

Notorious kidnapper, Chikwuduben Onwuamadike alias Evans obtained his Ghanaian passport with a fake name, the Nigerian Police intelligence has revealed. According to a document from the Nigeria Police Force, Onwuamadike was issued a Ghanaian passport on January 10, 2013 with a Ghanaian name, Asare Nelson. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris at the meeting of West African Police Chiefs ... Read More »

Edo Governor aapoints Ihonbvere & 6 new Special Advisers

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has appointed Prof. Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, Governor’s Office. He also named six Special Advisers. Thisday Deputy Group News Editor Crusoe Osagie is his Special Adviser, Media and Communication Strategy. A statement by Secretary to the State Government,  Osarodion Ogie said the governor named Chief Osaro Idah as Special Adviser on Political ... Read More »

Osinbajo to Governors:”Speak Up against Agitators or…”

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has challenged the governors of the 36 states of the federation to speak out forcefully against disgruntled agitators in their respective states or lose their legitimacy. Osinbajo said that the Federal Government expects political leaders in the country to be proactive, saying that such leaders should “do so without waiting to be prompted.” Osinbajo stated ... Read More »