Category Archives: Breaking

ICPC Arraigns Zamfara Ex-governor, Sani Yerima Over N1bn Fraud

  The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission(ICPC) yesterday arraigned former Governor of Zamfara state, Sani Yerima before a Gusau High Court over an allegation that he misapplied over N1bn while in office in 2006. According to reports, Yerima is standing trial on a 19-count charge bordering on misappropriation of funds. Counsel for the ICPC, Mr.Mashkur Salisu,…

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President Buhari Fulfils His 31-Year-Old Promise To 1985 FIFA U-16 World Champions

  President Muhammadu Buhari today fulfilled his 31-year-old promise to the team that won the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship. The president rewarded each member of the team with 2 million Naira each. He announced the reward as he hosted sports men and women to a reception at the Statehouse Banquet Hall. Others rewarded at…

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Zamfara Governor Denies Dating President Buhari’s Daughter, Zarah

 Zahra Buhari  Zamfara State governor, Abdulazieez Yari, has debunked rumours flying around of a romantic liaison with Zarah, President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter. The governor also refuted claims that he divorced one of his wives, Hadiza Umaru Shinkafi to accommodate Zarah. Yari who is also the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, also denied the reports…

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Tony Elumelu To Make Presentation On Scaling Clean Power For Developing Countries At World Economic Forum

Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, will discuss how to scale clean-energy investment to meet developing-country needs on a panel at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, 22 January 2016. Mr. Elumelu will frame his remarks and calls to action in the context…

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Senate In Disarray As PDP & APC Lawmakers Disagree Over 2016 Budget

The start of deliberations on the 2016 Appropriation Bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari pitched members of the upper chamber of the National Assembly against each other along party lines on Wednesday, with the opposition calling on the federal government to withdraw the document. This was as senators elected on the platform of the Peoples…

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