Category Archives: Breaking

Obasanjo Replies Buhari, Says He Didn’t Spend $16bn On Power

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says his administration did not spend $16bn on power as alleged by President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday adding that he is ready for probe. Obasanjo’s reaction came via a statement by his spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, who said records from previous probes into expenditure on power during his tenure had punctured…

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Obasanjo, Other Economic Saboteurs Have No Love For Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country. The president inferred that former President Olusegun Obasanjo whose administrated expended billions of dollars on electricity infrastructure without improving Nigeria’s power generation and…

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Super Eagles Finish With 2-3 Defeat Against Spanish Club Atletico Madrid

Nigeria’s senior football team, the Super Eagles this evening locked horns with Spanish top tier football club, Atletico Madrid in Uyo for the GoTV MAX cup. Nigeria’s Kelechi Nwakali opened the scoring in the 32nd minute but the lead did not last long. Atletico’s Angel Correa equalized for his team almost immediately in the 33rd minute. Atletico and Spain legend Fernando Torres playing his last…

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Nigeria Needs Five Vice Presidents & A Six-Year Single Term For Presidents, Says Soludo

A Nigerian economics professor and a former Governor and chairman of the board of directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Chukwuma Soludo, on Monday called for a single term of six years for the country’s presidents. He made this call at the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State, while speaking at the south east summit…

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SGF Boss Mustapha Launches N64m Website To “Bring Governance To The People”

Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha has launched a new website which he said aims to “bring governance to the people,” The Cablereports. He revealed that the website, for which the Federal Government had allocated N65 million in 2017, had cost N64 million. The N64 million included the cost of procuring laptops, training & consultancy…

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“They Are Plotting To Assassinate Me” – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Federal Government has plans to assassinate him, Punch reports. Wike said this at the Living Faith Church in Port Harcourt, where he observed his thanksgiving service for the third year anniversary of his administration. Rather than focus on governance, he said, the federal government is planning on assassinating him or…

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Crisis In CAN Leadership Over Alleged N40m Cash Gift From Buhari

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has accused the leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of receiving the sum of N40 million from President Muhammadu Buhari. In a memo obtained by Vanguard, the NCEF alleged that on CAN’s visit to the President in November 2017, they had received the sum of N40 million as “transportation money,” which CAN themselves…

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Olisa Metuh Collapses In Court

Former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh collapsed on Monday morning while in court, Punch reports. This happened during his appearance at the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is standing trial for allegedly receiving N400 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser. He had reportedly been making his way to the…

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