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Senate blasts Fashola for “Spreading Falsehood”

The Senate has accused the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, of “spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget.” The upper legislative chamber said Fashola did not give members of the public full details about the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, “which has been on a private finance initiative from the beginning because he would prefer an arrangement ... Read More »

Kidnap Kingpin implicates Soldier, more revelations coming

Lance Corporal Victor  Chukwunonso of the Nigeria Army with No 09/NA/64/6317 attached to the Nigeria Army Band, Abalti Battacks, Yaba, Yagos has been arrested after being implicated by notorious kidnapper, Chukwudi Onuwamadike, alias Evans as being a member of their gang. He was arrested by he Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by ACP Abba Kyari in the Ojo ... Read More »

Ramadan ends, Eid Fitri is tomorrow-Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto who is the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar lll  has declared Sunday as Eid-el Fitr to mark the end of the Ramadam fast. He confirmed on Saturday evening that the  moon has been sighted in many parts of the country and urged faithful to enjoy the occasion. Read More »

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 »