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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
In a lead judgment, the Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, directed the freezing of the account of the Ekiti state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The court allowed the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against the judgment of Justice Taiwo. O Taiwo of...
BREAKING!!! Biafran Activists Disgrace Buhari Before the Queen of England (Photos) HAPPENING NOW President Muhammadu Buhari was today embarrassed by Biafran protesters before the Queen of England. The Biafran activists staged a protest at the Pall Mall Street, Westminster, a few metres from Buckingham Palace, as President Muhammadu Buhari meet Queen...
- The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East senatorial district says invasion of the upper chamber shows he national assembly and presidential villa are not safe - He said there is a serious security problem in the Federal Republic of Nigeria - Going further, he added that the rich and the poor...
- The conference would focus particularly on the protocol on the movement of trans-humans which was signed in 1978 but is yet to be implemented - It would also attract participants from the Central African Republic, Chad, Cameroon, Morocco and Mauritania The 15-member countries of the ECOWAS would converge...
The senator who was accused of masterminding the hoodlums invasion of the Senate chamber, Ovie Omo-Agege, has denied any involvement in the incident. The senator arrived the National Assembly premises with about 10 thugs believed to be working for him on Wednesday morning. Despite eyewitness and security operatives’ account that the...
By Peter Okutu BAKALIKI—THE All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Ebonyi State, Dr. Chris Adolawam yesterday stressed that the short-changing and marginalization of Ndigbo within the South East region was not the fault of President Muhammadu Buhari but that of some South East Governors who are only interested...
By Ifeanyi Nwoko The mace which is the symbol of authority of the Senate was on Wednesday, snatched  by some unidentified men. Our correspondent at the National Assembly reports that the men barged  into the Chamber of the Senate, during plenary, pushed away the Sergeant-at-Arms positioned at the entrance and carted...
By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI—FOLLOWING the call to investigate the level of damages caused by herdsmen in Imo communities, the Imo State House of Assembly, yesterday said “investigation is fully on” into the matter. This is coming at a time the wave of community violence was said to be prevalent, even as...
Former US first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics. “A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away...
  …As Ambode urges residents to explore use of PVC power By Olasunkanmi Akoni lagos—Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu I, has said the only way the people of Lagos will support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term re-election ambition is to  grant the state a special status. Akiolu made the remarks, while speaking...
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has invited the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (retd.); and Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Godwin Emefiele, over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462m from the Consolidated Revenue Account. The money was said to have been withdrawn and paid...
Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has said that if the state is denied the $350 million World Bank loan turned down by the Senate, 13 other states whose foreign loans had been approved may stand the risk of losing the assistance. El-Rufai, who gave the warning at the Nigerian Bar...
A statistician, Dr Olatunji Arowolo, says the country may experience high inflation rate due to demand and spending pattern as it prepares for the 2019 elections. Inflation is the rate at which the general level of prices of goods and services is rising, and consequently the rate at which the...
Second Niger Bridge: Doyin Okupe Makes 15 Shocking Revelations Dr. Doyin Okupe who was the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has written on the Second Niger Bridge project. Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has made what he called 15...
- As the forthcoming general elections approach, investigations have revealed that members of the House of Representatives had dropped their legislative duties - The members are distracted by the forthcoming general elections, as they desperately search for a return ticket - A source said that the Speaker Yakubu Dogara has...