Category Archives: Breaking

Tompolo Backtracks, To Appear In Court At ‘Appropriate Time’

  Ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpumupolo, better known as Tompolo, yesterday, said he will appear before the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, which issued a bench warrant for his arrest, January 14, but “at the appropriate time”, reports Vanguard. The bench warrant followed a motion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which…

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Photos: President Buhari Joins Kenyan & Somalian Presidents At Interdenominational Prayers For Slain Kenyan Soldiers

  President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Kenya on a 3-day visit to the country after which he leaves for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the summit of Africa Union of leaders. On his first day in Kenya, the President alongside his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries participated in the memorial service for Kenyan…

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Photos: Fashola On Inspection, Verification Tour Of Ministry Of Power, Works And Housing Projects In North Central

  Nigeria’s minister of Power, as well as works and housing Babatunde Raji Fashola on Monday, 25th January 2016 went on an inspection, verification and fact-finding tour of the ministry’s projects in the North Central Zone as part of the nationwide tour of projects.   See more photos below!    Hon. Minister of Power, Works…

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Judge Varies Metuh’s Bail Conditions As Witness Reveals N400m Was Indeed Paid Into His Account

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has relaxed the conditions for sureties that must be presented by the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, before he can be released on bail, but stressed that other conditions for bail must be met before Metuh can be…

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Yahaya Bello Sworn In As Kogi Governor Without Deputy, Becomes Youngest Governor In The Country

Forty-year old businessman-turned-politician, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday made history by being inaugurated in Kogi State as the youngest governor in the country. He succeeds Capt. Idris Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who failed in his bid to return to the Government House in Lokoja for second term. The oath of office was…

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Must Read: Obasanjo Writes Saraki, Dogara, Chides Them For Planning To Spend Billions On Cars

 Olusegun Obasanjo  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has never been one to mince words. He recently wrote Senate President Bukola Saraki and Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara expressing displeasure at the way they’re going about certain things in the National Assembly. See his letter below! January 13, 2016 Distinguished Senator Bukola Saraki,…

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More Abacha, Ibori Loots On The Way – FG

 Sani Abacha  Talk about a gift that never stops giving… During an interactive session with members of the House of Representatives committee on justice, the attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malaami disclosed that the federal government is set to  recover an additional $760 million loot of late military dictator, Sani Abacha and ex-governor of Delta…

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ThisDay Chairman, Nduka Obaigbena Honours EFCC’s Invitation

  Chairman of ThisDay Newspaper and President of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mr. Nduka Obaigbena, Tuesday submitted himself to EFCC investigators, who are probing the alleged misappropriation of funds for the purchase of arms by the former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki. Obaigbena had earlier acknowledged that he received N670…

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Yahaya Bello To Be Sworn In As Kogi Governor Today As Deputy Governor Post Remains Vacant

  Kogi State governor-elect, Yahaya Bello will be inaugurated today, in Lokoja. The swearing-in ceremony scheduled to hold at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, is expected to be graced by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki and other leaders as Chief Justice of Kogi, Justice Nasir Ajana officiates. However the position of…

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