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I’m Concerned No One Is Willing To Be Sowore’s Surety, Says Judge

Ijeoma Ojukwu, the judge presiding over the case of Omoyele Sowore,convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, says she is concerned that the activist has not meet the bail conditions granted to him. While ruling on the application for variation of the bail conditions on Monday, Ojukwu said: “Considering the pedigree of the first defendant as observed in his application, it is rather ...

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Tinubu Achieved More Than Awolowo, Abiola, He Can Lead Nigeria – Ex-minister, Ogunlewe

A former Minister of Works, Adeseye Ogunlewe, has opined that Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has achieved more than the late Youba sage, Obafemi Awolowo and MKO Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. Ogunlewe anchored his claim on the number of persons Tinubu has been able to promote from nothing to ...

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How Tinubu Compelled Me To Accept SGF Appointment, Life After Office, Babachir Lawal Reveals

The immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir David Lawal, has spoken at length of how he accepted his appointment as the SGF, what he liked about the office, and how life has been for him after leaving the office. Babachir Lawal who spoke to a number of journalists at his residence in the Adamawa ...

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Kogi Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba Impeached

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr Simon Achuba, has been impeached. Mr Achuba was impeached by members of the Kogi State House of Assembly. This is coming after the judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nadir Ajanah, to investigate Achuba’s alleged gross misconduct submitted its report on Friday. Details later…

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Army, Group Fault Ndume’s Claim That Boko Haram Killed 847 Soldiers In Borno Alone

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has faulted a claim by the former leader of the Nigerian Senate, Ali Ndume that the Boko Haram terrorist group killed 847 soldiers in Borno State alone, between 2003 till date. The group said that the claim by Ndume, who currently is the chairman, Senate Committee on Army, was not just mischievous but also diversionary. ...

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Salaries, Allowances Of Political Office Holders Set For Review – Ngige

Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says the federal government will review the salaries and allowances of political office holders across the country. He made this known when delegates of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) visited him at his office in Abuja, on Tuesday. “The last holistic wage review took place in 2011 and a new one is ...

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Ambode Ignored Due Process On Purchase Of 820 Buses, Says Ex-commissioner

Olusegun Banjo, a former commissioner for economic planning and budget in Lagos, says Akinwunmi Ambode, former governor of the state, did not involve members of his cabinet in the purchase of 820 buses. Banjo made the allegation during his appearance before the committee set up by the state house of assembly to probe Ambode and four ex-commissioners. The state assembly ...

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‘Drugs, Guns Stockpiled Ahead Of Guber Poll’, Bayelsa Traditional Ruler Cries Out

Ibenanaowei Dakolo, traditional ruler of Ekpetiama kingdom in Bayelsa, has alleged that weapons are being stockpiled in the state ahead of the governorship election. Dakolo raised the alarm on Tuesday when the traditional rulers in the state met with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yenagoa. Proliferation of arms has remained a major concern during elections in ...

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How Mamman Daura’s Family Stopped Me From Entering Aso Rock Apartment – Aisha Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has made revelations on the power tussle at the State House in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In an interview with BBC Hausa on Monday, Aisha Buhari again confirmed the viral video that circulated online last week. The First Lady said she ranted after she was denied access to parts of the villa by Mamman Daura ...

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Kogi Guber: Saraki Can’t Reconcile Jonathan, Idris, APC Mocks PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki does not command the influence to be able to facilitate reconciliation within the Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and pull the party from the brink of defeat in the coming governorship election. The secretary of the media and publicity committee of the Campaign Council of ...

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