Dogara finally announces defection in House

Speaker Yakubu Dogara The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has formerly announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congresss (APC) to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The speaker made the announcement on Tuesday during plenary. The speaker announced his defection to the PDP alongside two other legislators, Edward Pwajok and […]

PRESS STATEMENT….. NIGER STATE MINISTRY OF SPORTS GAVE NIGER TORNADOES ULTIMATUM……….SPORTS PERMANENT SECRETARY ISSUED GOVERNMENT DISSATISFACTION

By: Muhammad Muhammad Niger State Ministry of Sports Development had gave a five match ultimatum to the Management and Technical Crew of the Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna in order to turn the fortunes of the team by Wednesday in a rescheduled match of the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL against Rangers International of […]

Onnoghen: Kano NBA rejects order to boycott court

CJN Walter Onnoghen The Kano State Branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it will not comply with its national body’s order to boycott courts nationwide from Tuesday, Jan. 29. The national body of NBA has ordered its members nationwide to boycott courts for two days to protest the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria […]

BREAKING: Speaker Dogara, 2 other Reps dump APC for PDP

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has officially announced his defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Other defectors from the APC to the PDP were; the lawmaker from Plateau State and Chairman, House Committee on […]

The U.S. Has Slipped out of the Top 20 Countries in a Worldwide Corruption Index

President Donald Trump speaks to the press as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on Jan. 10, 2019. Brendan Smialowski—AFP/Getty Images The U.S. plummeted in Transparency International’s annual global graft ranking CASEY QUACKENBUSH @CASEYQUACK January 29th, 2019 The U.S. has plummeted in an annual corruption index, falling out of the top 20 countries for the first time […]

I am healthy, ready for trial – Orji Kalu tells EFCC

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu says he is ready to face trial at the Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged N7.6billion fraud preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He said this on Monday while fielding questions from newsmen at his country home in Igbere, Bende […]

BREAKING: Reps pass national minimum wage bill, okays N30,000

The bill was passed after the House considered the report of its ad hoc committee during plenary. Lawmakers, while considering the bill, resolved to leave the national minimum wage “as recommended by the tripartite committee”. The committee had approved N30,000 for both federal and state workers. The lower chamber passed the bill about a week […]