Category: Politics

Kogi: Appeal Court Dismisses Faleke’s Case, Upholds Gov. Bello’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the suit filed by Mr James Faleke, challenging the election of Mr Yahaya Bello as Kogi State Governor. The 5-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja ruled that Faleke’s case lacked merit. The appellate court had earlier reserved the judgment after hearing […]

Budget Padding: APC Invites Speaker Dogara and Hon Jibrin to Separate Meetings

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has set up a panel to broker peace between feuding legislators in the ongoing budget padding controversy in the House of Representatives. Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin was at the APC national secretariat on Tuesday with a retinue of lawyers and aides to answer questions by the committee. The panel was set […]

Civil Servants in Imo State to now Work for 3 days and Farm for 2 Days in New State’s Agriculture Policy

The Imo state government has reduced the number of working days for the state’s civil servants from 5 to 3 days per week. This information is contained in a statement signed by Sam Onwuemeodo, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha. The statement said that the new policy, tagged “Back to Land For Agriculture” is meant […]

Peter Obi, Okonjo Iweala Attend US Democratic National Convention

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, were among the foreign dignitaries invited to attend the Democratic National Convention in the US yesterday July 27th. See Photos Below:     Photo credit: Chinenye Lauretta Ufearoh 00

2016 Budget Padding Hon. Jibrin Releases More Documents

Immediate past chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, has made public more documents backing his claim of manipulation of the 2016 budget by his colleagues in the lower house. Since his dismissal as Appropriation chairman last week by House Speaker Yakubu Dogara on allegations of non performance and misappropriation, Hon […]

APC Women Leader Blasts Senator Oluremi Tinubu

The Women Leader of the All Progressive Peoples Party, Mrs. Funmilayo Olumodeji in a recent interview, blasted Senator Oluremi Tinubu over her fracas with Senator Dino Melaye suggesting the entire issue was all her fault. She insisted that Sen. Tinubu was wrong to have insulted Sen. Melaye while also hinting that Senator Tinubu paid the […]

Budget Scandal: Hon. Jibrin Finally Issues Statement; Reveals Why He’s Just Speaking Out

Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, former House Committee Chairman on Appropriation, has issued a statement on the ongoing crisis between him and some principal officers of the House over the 2016 Budget. In a lengthy statement, Jibrin said that his allegations are not against the House of Representative, but against Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker Yusuf Lasun, House Whip Alhassan […]

Nuhu Ribadu Returns to APC; Atiku Kicks Against Return

Former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu has returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC) after getting a letter from the Adamawa State Chapter of the party seeking his return, The Nation reports. He is going to be readmitted with a former governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria( ACN ) in the state, Mr. […]

Senator Remi Tinubu Seeks Police Protection from Dino Melaye: See Letter

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, who represents the Lagos Central Senatorial District in the Senate, today requested police protection from the Acting Inspector-General of Police arising, following the menacing July 14 behavior of Senator Dino Melaye towards her during a discussion. “It was the timely intervention of a number of colleagues which prevented Senator Melaye from unleashing […]

I am Pro-Biafra because I recognise that the Igbo have been wronged desperately – Prof. Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has once again explained his support for Biafran agitators. Soyinka said the Igbo people have been so wronged that they have no choice than to consider opting out of Nigeria. Prof. Soyinka spoke on Al Jazeera, yesterday where he shed light on his support for Biafra agitators. “I am very […]
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