Category Archives: Breaking

The Nigerian Senate Receives Second Batch Of Ministerial Nominees

The Nigerian Senate has received the second batch of President Muhammadu Buhari’s list of ministerial nominees. The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and his legislative aide, Senator Ita Enang delivered the ministerial list. The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, received it. This presentation was announced via The Senate’s Twitter handle on Monday…

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Rivers Senators: Rotimi Amaechi Is Not Qualified To Be Minister

Senator George Sekibo (Rivers East) presented a petition by a group known as The Integrity Group at the plenary, demanding the rejection and withdrawal of the name of the state Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, as a ministerial nominee in view of allegations of financial impropriety levelled against him when he was the governor of Rivers State.…

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Missing Lawmaker’s Daughter Allegedly Found In The Bosom Of Boyfriend

The allegedly kidnapped 24-year-old daughter of Hon. Edionwele, representing Esan Constituency, Edo State, Jessica Edionwele, was found right in the bosom of her boyfriend in Lugbe, an outskirt of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Sunday evening by policemen from the command. Jessica, last Wednesday was reported to have left Ibadan, Oyo State, where she was serving, for Lagos to…

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NFF To Set Up Regulatory System To Guide Footballer’s Conduct On Social Media

Following the “Oliseh-Enyeama” Saga, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has declared that restraint and discipline must be observed in the national camp. According to him, a small group had been work­ing on the code of conduct and it is ready for implementation. “No player launches his career through the social…

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Saraki: I Have Decided Not To Join Issues With Tinubu

Dr.Bukola Saraki, Senate President of Nigeria, responded to a statement said to have been issued by the National Leader of his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, where Tinubu inreaction to a recent media report by a national daily accused Saraki of crass disloyalty to party discipline, giving the manner he captured his…

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Olu Falae: Police Arrests Abductors

Following the abduction and later release of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief OluFalae by kidnappers, the police have arrested six suspected members of the gang who abducted the chieftain. It was gathered that the Special Intelligence Team deployed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, arrested the suspects…

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Kwankwaso’s Special Adviser Arrested Over Multimillion Naira MDG Fraud

A former Special Adviser to Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Muktar Umar Yerima, was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr.Yerima, who is currently the chairman of Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State, was arrested early Saturday over alleged corruption. He is accused of embezzling over N65m approved for participants in the Millennium…

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Ibori Says Alamieyesiegha Is A Victim Of Hypocrisy Masquerading As Anti-Corruption, Read His Statement

Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, said on Sunday that news of the death of the first civilian governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Solomon Peter (DSP) Alamieyesiegha, hit him like a sledgehammer. Alamieyesiegha, 63, died on Saturday from a cardiac arrest at a Port Harcourt hospital following an ailment. IIbori who…

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Jonathan Appointed Leader of 33 Nation Observer Mission For Tanzania Election

Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed to lead a 33-member observation mission at the general election in Tanzania scheduled for October 25, 2015. The Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Yahya Simba announced the development in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, adding that the mission will…

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