Category Archives: Breaking

Metuh Tears Own Statement, Admits Receiving N400m

National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, Tuesday, tore a statement he voluntarily made to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his alleged involvement in the $2.1billion arms fraud being investigated by the anti-graft agency. Sources told THEWILL that Metuh tore the statement after it was presented to him by…

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Buhari Has Not Withdrawn Proposed 2016 Budget – Shehu

The President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu took to twitter this evening to say President Muhammadu Buhari has not withdrawn the proposed 2016 Budget, which he presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on December 22, 2015. Garba’s reaction followed claims of the disappearance of the budget document as announced by the Senate Leader, Senator…

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Lassa Fever: Ondo Announces 2 Deaths, Plateau Quarantines 15 As Senate Votes Against Rat Poison Distribution

At least 15 persons, most of them relatives of a would-be bride have been quarantined in a community in Plateau State after the bride died of ailment suspected to be Lassa Fever. Miss Nandi Audu of Ting, a community in Kombun district of Mangu Local Government Area, died last Saturday while arrangements for her wedding…

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2016 Budget Reportedly Missing At NASS, Buhari & Saraki Meet Behind Closed Doors

The 2016 budget proposal submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari is missing, reports Daily Trust. The N6.8 trillion budget, which was presented to the joint session of the National Assembly on the 22nd December, 2015 by the President, was reportedly announced missing by Senate Leader Ali Ndume during a closed door session…

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CBN Lifts Ban On Foreign Exchange Deposits, Stops Sale Of Forex To Bureaux De Change

 Mr. Godwin Emefiele  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lifted the ban on foreign currency deposits into domiciliary accounts. CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele in a press conference yesterday, confirmed that customers can now pay foreign currencies in cash into their bank accounts. The CBN also formally announced that it has stopped the sale of…

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EFFC Says It Won’t Release Metuh Until He Returns Stolen N400m

 Olisa Metuh  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the continued detention of the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh is due to his unwillingness to admit and return the ‘over N400 million’ he allegedly received from embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, reports Vanguard. Ibrahim Magu, the Acting…

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