Category: Politics

Aisha Buhari Writes Gov. Fayose; Tells him to Retract Wild and Unfounded Allegations

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday, wrote a letter demanding in no unclear terms that the Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, retract the widely-circulated material that links her to an illegal transfer of funds case involving a convicted former U.S. lawmaker, Williams Jefferson. Writing through her legal representatives, Mrs. Buhari blamed the Ekiti State governor for the […]

Zenith Bank Challenges Gov. Fayose to Publish his Bank Statements

Zenith Bank Plc has denied allegations by Gov. Ayo Fayose that the bank funded his campaign challenging the embattled governor to publish the statements for all his three accounts, according to Sahara Reporters . This comes a couple of days after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) froze his personal accounts. The EFCC on Monday froze Fayose’s account […]

Dance to the Music: Senator Kashamu tells Gov. Fayose

Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East Senatorial District on Tuesday urged the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, to stop the mudslinging against Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and face the allegations of corruption against him. The governor had stated that the Aisha Buhari mentioned in the Halliburton bribery scam, and shown […]

Acting IGP Promises to Lead with Recognised Core Values of Policing

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, on Tuesday promised to govern the Nigeria Police by internationally recognised core values of policing. He listed the values to include integrity, accountability and compassion among others. Idris spoke with State House correspondents shortly after he was introduced by his predecessor, Mr. Solomon Arase. Arase retired […]

Violence Erupts in Pretoria Following ANC’s Mayoral Candidate Announcement

A new wave of violence erupted in Pretoria, South Africa, after members of the ANC party took to the streets to protest the nomination of cabinet minister ThokoDidiza as its candidate for the upcoming mayoral election in Tshwane municipality. The angry members were upset that the candidate was not nominated by the party’s regional branches. They reportedly […]

Buhari Appoints I.K Idris as New IG as Arase Retires

  President Buhari has appointed Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as the new Inspector-General of Police. The new acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. I.K Idris, arrived the Presidential Villa at about 2:20pm and is currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. However, the Presidency is yet to issue a formal statement on his appointment. 0 0

Fayose Attacks Buhari, Exposes Alleged Dirty Secrets of First Lady

The Ekiti state governor distributed a link to the US Department of Justice’s website holding court documents where Aisha Buhari was alleged to have transferred suspicious funds to a convicted former American congressman, Williams Jefferson. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said President Buhari was far from being a […]

Historic Feat: Lagos State Signs Smart City Deal with Dubai

The Lagos State government and the City of Dubai have gone into a historic partnership to create the first Smart City in Africa. The Memorandum of Understanding for the Lagos Smart City was on Monday signed at the Emirate Towers by the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem and the Chief […]

Lagos State Turns Down FG Loan as Five States Meet Stringent Criteria

According to This Day, the federal government on Thursday said that five states had met the stringent conditions it stipulated for the 36 states of the federation seeking to draw from the N90 billion budget support loan facility in order to help them meet their obligations. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, who disclosed this […]

Photos: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Celebrates 53rd Birthday

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday turned 53, and he marked his birthday with a special luncheon to raise funds for the provision of three Mobile Cancer Centres across the three Senatorial Districts in the State, with a call on Nigerians to join hands together to wage war against the scourge. Ambode speaking at the #GivingTuesdayLagos event […]
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