Category Archives: Breaking

NASS Member Accuses Presidency Of Misinformation As Buhari Returns 2016 Budget Over Missing Projects

 President Buhari and VP Yemi Osinbajo meeting with Udoma Udo Udomato scrutinize the 2016 budget  Over the weekend, there was friction between the National Assembly and Presidency, over the 2016 Budget. On Thursday, President Buhari received the full details of the budget sent to him by the National assembly and was said to have been…

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Do Not Embark On Strike – Buhari Pleads With Resident Doctors, Promises To Honour All Agreements

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to shelve its threatened strike action and give the Federal Government more time to address the grievances of doctors. The plea contained in a press statement released by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, gave the…

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#DasukiGate: Ex-PDP Chair Haliru Bello, Son Got Over N300m – Witness

A witness at the ongoing trial of Dr. Bello Haliru Mohammed, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday told Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja that, there was an inflow N300million (three hundred million naira) from the Office of National Security Adviser, ONSA, to the account…

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#PanamaPapers: David Mark Denies Ownership Of Exposed Offshore Companies

  Following reports of owning at least 8 foreshore shell companies in the recently leaked Panama papers (read here if you missed), former Senate president, David Mark has refuted the allegations. Mark was linked with 8 companies registered in the British Virgin Island; Sikera Overseas S.A, Colsan Enterprises Limited, Goldwin Transworld Limited, Hartland Estates Limited,…

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Court Orders Release Of Jonathan’s Cousin Detained By EFCC Over $40m ONSA Contract

An FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja yesterday ordered the release of former president Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Mr. Azibaola Robert who has remained in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a $40m pipeline contract awarded by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) under the leadership of retired…

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Vice President Osinbajo Explains Reasons Behind Hike In Electricity Tariff

  The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has explained the reasons behind the increase in electricity tariff. Vanguard reports that he Vice President, in a key note address during the maiden edition of the National Forum on the economy organized by The Nation Newspaper yesterday, said shortage in gas supply as well as drop in power…

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UNILAG Shuts Down Over Poor Water & Power Supply, Students Ordered To Vacate Hostels

  The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), yesterday, ordered the immediate closure of the institution, ‎following students’ protests over epileptic power supply and poor water supply, reports Vanguard. According to the circular released by the school’s management, closure was also attributed to the difficulties faced by the “large number of students” living off…

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EFCC Arraigns NAMA Boss & 4 Others For Fraud

  According to THE WILL, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned five staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) before Justice Kuewumi Babs of the Federal High Court Lagos on 21- count charge of conspiracy, forgery and money laundering. The accused persons are Ibrahim Abdulsalam, Managing Director of the agency;…

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Obasanjo In Aso Villa As Buhari Is Presented With Details Of 2016 Budget

Nigeria’s former President, Olusgeun Obansanjo paid a visit to President Muhammdu Buhari at the Aso Rock villa today. This visit comes just as the details of the 2016 appropriation bill passed by the House of Assembly, was transmitted to the Presidency. Obasanjo who arrived at the villa in the afternoon, exchanged pleasantries and cracked jokes…

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