Category: Politics

Lagos Politician, Adeniji-Adele is Dead

Former Chairman of Lagos Island Local Government Area and one-time Commissioner of Sports in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele has passed on. According to his son Hon. Sultan Adeniji-Adele who confirmed the death, Adeniji-Adele, who was aged 60, passed on at about 6:00am Nigerian time in an Indian hospital, on Thursday morning (today), Vanguard reports. […]

N1.4 Billion Fraud: Ex-Kogi Lawmaker Sentenced to 154 Years in Jail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday secured the conviction of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and former Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state,Gabriel Daudu, for a N1.4 billion fraud. Daudu who was first arraigned in April 2010, was prosecuted by the EFCC on a […]

I Never had any Pact with any Native Doctor to kill Oshiomhole – Edo Deputy Governor

Edo State deputy governor, Dr. Pius Odubu has denied allegations that he contacted native doctors to kill his boss, Adams Oshiomhole. The disagreement between Odubu and Oshiomhole started when Odubu declared his interest to run for the governorship of the state. Meanwhile Oshiomhole is backing the Chairman of the Economic Team of the state government Godwin Obaseki to […]

Ogun to generate electricity from sawdust

The Ogun State Government says it plans to generate electricity from sawdust as part of its contribution towards increasing power supply in the country. The Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, stated this during a visit to sawmills in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-East Local Government Area of the state. Lawal was quoted as saying that the United […]

Saraki – My opponents planning to remove me from office

The office of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has claimed that his opponents were planning to force him out of office. The Senate President made the announcement yesterday through his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr. Yusuf Olaniyonu. The statement reads, “The Office of Senate President has alerted members of the public on the […]

Breaking: Senate Makes U-turn on Proposed Amendment to CCB, CCT Act

The Nigerian Senate has abandoned the planned amendment to the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act. The controversial move which was speedily forwarded by the Senate was met with a large public outcry after it speedily scaled two readings last week, forcing the red chamber of the National Assembly to make a u-turn on […]

Buhari Meets with Ministers over 2016 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) where a major decision on the contentious 2016 budget is expected to be taken. The meeting, Buhari’s first with his ministers since returning from his landmark trip to China, started at exactly 11am inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential […]

How Saraki Paid N522m for Luxury property in Ikoyi – EFCC

The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki kicked off at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday with another astounding revelation by the prosecution, the Economic and Financial Crimes Tribunal. The EFCC’s witness, Micheal Wetkas told the tribunal that Saraki purchased a property at 17, McDonald Street, Ikoyi, Lagos for N522 million which he paid […]

Nigerians troll Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose on Twitter over Alleged Photoshop Tweets

Yesterday, the Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose was allegedly in China to deliver a lecture to investors. His team shared a photo of him at a  podium delivering the lecture to the ‘business community’ who looked like they were at a train station in an area that didn’t even look like China Town not to […]

China President Xi Jinping offers Nigeria $15m to boost agriculture-frolic media.

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The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, in response to President Buhari’s economic diversification plan, has offered $15m to the Nigerian government to set up 50 agricultural demonstration farms. 00
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