Category Archives: Breaking

NNPC Denies Owing N3.24 Trillion, Faults Auditor General’s Report

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has described as erroneous claims by the Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF) that it failed to remit N3.235 trillion to the Federation Account for the period ended December 31, 2014. It was earlier reported that the National Assembly had vowed to probe financial misdeeds with the NNPC following the…

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2016 Budget: NASS Fails Report Submission Deadline, Detects Fresh Errors

  The National Assembly as at yesterday, failed on its promise to lay the report on the N6.07trn 2016 budget in its chambers on Wednesday. Contrary to expectations, neither the Senate nor the House of Representatives received any report on the budget from their Committee on Appropriation. The budget was not listed on the Order Paper…

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IPOB Accuses Buhari Of Breaching Nigerian Constitution

  The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of breaching the 1999 Constitution, which he swore to protect by allegedly approving the killing of unarmed Igbo who were agitating for Biafran Republic, reports Vanguard. It also frowned at the confiscation of newspapers that carried Biafran stories by armed soldiers in Aba,…

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Fire Breaks Out In Ondo Governor’s Lodge Minutes After He Was Visited By Modu Sheriff

A power surge caused a fire outbreak in the executive chamber of the Ondo State Governor’s Lodge on Wednesday, minutes after the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff came on a courtesy visit to Governor Olusegun Mimiko in Akure, the state capital. The incident which reportedly destroyed some government…

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President Buhari Says Nigerians In Diaspora Might Be Allowed To Vote In 2019

  President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), would be encouraged to explore the possibility of Nigerians resident abroad voting in the 2019 general elections. Making this disclosure during a meeting with the Nigerian community in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, where he was on state visit, the President added that his government…

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LASG Shuts Down Lekki Gardens, Orders Evacuation Of Occupants Within 14 Days

  Less than 24 hours after firing top officials of its building control agency, the Lagos State government yesterday ordered the closure of Lekki Gardens over the collapse of one of its buildings, that killed 34 people, reports The Guardian. During a visit to the site of the collapsed five-storey building yesterday, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode…

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You Can’t Release Dasuki From Detention – FG To ECOWAS Court

  Following the suit former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. SamboDasuki (retd) filed against the Federal Government before the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court of Justice over his continued detention without trial since December 2015,the ECOWAS Court, to compel it to release Dasuki from detention. The Federal Government, through its lawyer, Mr.…

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