Category Archives: Breaking

Electricity: VI, Ikoyi, Surulere, Apapa, More To Experience Total Blackout Today In Lagos – TCN

  The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Lagos Region, has announced that many parts of the state will experience total blackout between 10am and 1pm today July 18th. The company’s Public Relations Officer, Celestina Osin, made this known in a statement on Sunday. According to TCN, the black out will occur while the technical team…

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JAMB Clarifies 2016 Admission Strategy, Cut-off Mark

 Prof. Dibu Ojerinde  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the recent lists forwarded to various tertiary institutions was for candidates that qualified for screening based on institutions’ capacity. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made the clarification on Sunday in Lagos, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).…

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We Have No Evidence Of Impeachable Offence Against Mr President – Chief Whip, House Of Reps

  Alhaji Alhassan Doguwa, (APC), Chief Whip, House of Representatives said on Sunday in Bauchi that the House had no single evidence of impeachable offence against President Muhammadu Buhari. Fielding questions from newsmen, Doguwa, representing Doguwa/Tudun Wada Constituency in Kano State, said no such issue was contemplated in the House of Representatives. “As far as…

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Nigeria Will Attain Greatness Under Buhari – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians not to despair following the current economic difficulties, as the nation would achieve greatness under President Muhammadu Buhari. He spoke on Friday in Abuja during a reception in honour of “Quintessential Public Servants in Nigeria’’ organised by the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International (FGBMFI). “Frankly,…

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Photos: Osinbajo Leads Nigeria’s Delegation To AU Summit In Rwanda

  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the African Union Summit formally opening on Sunday in Kigali, Rwanda. Read more here. Prof. Osinbajo is being accompanied by Finance Minister Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and Ambassador Babagana Kingibe among other functionaries. See photos of their departure below!       Written by…

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Presidential Audit Team Finds N5.7 Billion Discrepancies In FG Payroll

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit has found discrepancies in the payroll of the Federal Governmment’s Ministries, Agencies and Departments to the tune of N5.7 billion monthly. The Head of the Continuous Audit Team, Mr Mohammed Dikwa, made this known in an interview with newsmen on Friday in Kano on the sideline of the two-day…

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“EFCC Can Continue To Cook Up Stories, I’m Not Moved & I Don’t Lose Battles” – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he remains unmoved by the “media trial” adopted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against him, saying “the anti-corruption agency and its collaborators in the All Progressives Congress (APC) should not be in a hurry in their ill-motive, rather they should wait till 2018…

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Obanikoro Releases Statement On The Alleged Arrest Of His Wife, Says She Was Invited Not Arrested

Yesterday, the media was awash with news of the DSS supposedly arresting Alhaja Moroofat Omolola, wife of former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro but in a new statement released by the Senator’s family, they described the news as false, stating that she was invited not arrested. Here is the statement: “We are…

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Fani-Kayode Reunites With His Family After 67 Days In EFCC Detention

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who was arrested by the EFCC for alleged money laundering regained his freedom Friday after meeting his bail conditions. In a statement released yesterday, the former Minister claimed his arrest was a political move to silent and discredit him while assuring his supporters that he hasn’t given up. “I…

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