Category Archives: Breaking

Elections Under Threat, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said the forthcoming general elections in the country were being threatened by corruption. According to Daily Trust, reports that the presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on Saturday, to be followed by governorship and state assembly polls two weeks later. The president expressed this fear in an article titled, “Corruption threatens…

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EFCC Accuses 10 Banks In Nigeria Of Money Laundering (See Details)

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has accused 10 unnamed commercial banks of money laundering. Magu stated this on Friday, while speaking at a round table meeting with managing directors of financial institutions in Nigeria. The EFCC boss spoke on the theme: “Roles and Obligations of Managing Directors…

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PDP Reveals What APC ‘Plans’ To Do With Uncollected PVCs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, had planned to use the uncollected Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, to allocate votes to President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement yesterday night by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, the main opposition party appealed to the Independent…

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“El-Rufai, Shut Up! Apologise & Move On” – Aisha Yesufu Blasts Governor

Aisha Yesufu has slammed Governor Nasir El-Rufai over his ‘body bag’ threat against foreigner. El-Rufai’s comment went viral after the Governor threatened foreign election observers with death ahead of the February 16, 2019 general elections. Many have condemned El-Rufai for threatening international election observers. But Governor El-Rufai, in another video shared by Aisha Yesufu, attempted…

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Just In: Court Issues Bench Warrant For Arrest Of Ex-NIA DG And His Wife

A bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayodele Oke. According to Punch Metro, a court has issued bench warrant for the arrest of ex-Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade, in connection with recovered  $43,449,947, £27,800 and…

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Just In: Ganduje ‘Bows To Pressure’, Reopens Kano Stadium For Atiku’s Rally

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state has ordered suspension of renovation works at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata, in order to pave way for the campaign rally of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor had come under sever criticism in the last 24 hours over the directive that the…

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El-Rufai Spoke In National Interest, Says Garba Shehu, As He Defends ‘Body Bag’ Comment

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has defended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, who came under heavy criticism on Wednesday over his comment on an NTA programme. El-Rufai had said foreigners planning to intervene in the elections will leave in “body bags”. The comment prompted the reaction of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) which vowed that…

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Newspaper Headlines Of The Day

CCT chair, Onnoghen’s counsel clash senate withdraws Supreme Court suit (The Punch Front-page) Senate drops Supreme Court case on Onnoghen’s suspension (Guardian Front-Page) NNPC privatisation, stable power top presidential candidates agenda for energy sector (Business Day Front-Page) Onnoghen: trial must continue, says CCT (Daily sun Front-page) APC, PDP set up attacks (Nation Front-page) For more…

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I Regret Supporting Oshiomhole For APC Chairmanship, Says Okorocha

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, is ruing his support for Adams Oshiomhole to emerge the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Imo West APC senatorial candidate bared his mind yesterday at the Orlu Township Stadium, while flagging off his campaign. Okorocha said the national chairman, whom he christened “Oshi and Ole”, has…

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