Osinbajo slams Atiku again over restructuring

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, opposed restructuring in 1999 when the Lagos State Government proposed it. Osinbajo spoke at the 80th birthday celebration of a former governor of Osun State, Bisi Akande. The […]

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Rapper Eedris welcomes ex-IGP to another life

IGP Ibrahim Idris By Collins Yakubu-Hammer Popular rapper Eedris Abdulkareem has formally welcomed former Inspector General of Police Idris Ibrahim to another phase of life. The `One Leg up’ and `Jagajaga’ crooner took to his Instagram barely 48 hours after the retirement of Ibrahim. In his farewell message to the ex-police boss, the musician @abdulkareemeedris […]

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I will privatise NNPC even in death – Atiku

NNPC Corporate headquarters in Abuja Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of PDP, has made clear again that he would privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) even if it cost him his life. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate made the vow again on Wednesday while addressing the business community in Lagos. Brushing aside the controversy […]

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Cameroon, Nigeria partner to tackle graft

EFCC: Intensifying the war on corruption Cameroon and Nigeria have begun seeking ways to collaborate to fight corruption in both countries. Officials of National Anti-Corruption Commission (CONAC) and Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), met in the capital Yaounde on Wednesday to lay down the guidelines for the collaboration. “Our coming here […]

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Expose corrupt officials in my govt, Buhari challenges Nigerians

President Buhari By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged persons or organisations with any evidence of corrupt practices against members of his administration to come forward with such evidences to him for prompt action. The president gave the challenge at a town hall meeting tagged: ‘The Candidates’ organised by the MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration […]

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U.S. Govt Shutdown: Rapper Cardi B blasts Trump

U.S. Rap superstar Cardi B Rap superstar Cardi B took to Instagram on Wednesday night to criticise U.S. President Donald Trump over the partial government shutdown describing it as the longest in the country’s history. Cardi B took aim at President Trump for “ordering” federal workers to go to work without pay. She quickly dismissed any comparison […]

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Jigawa Assembly suspends 2 LG Chairmen

Jigawa State house of Assembly during plenary By Abdullahi Shugaba For allegedly absconding when lawmakers visited their councils for oversight functions, the Jigawa House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended two local government chairmen for six months. The suspended chairmen are Malam Ibrahim Ya’u, of Gagarawa local government and his Kaugama counterpart, Alhaji Ahmad Marke. The […]

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How Onnoghen’s judgments affirmed CCT’s powers

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try him for alleged non-declaration of assets, had given judgments affirming the Tribunal’s powers. In one of the judgments delivered on July 12, 2013, he held that the CCT had exclusive jurisdiction to deal with all violations contravening […]

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