Ribadu used North’s money for oil exploration — Maitama Sule

Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Sule has extolled the virtues of Nigeria’s first Minister of Defence, Muhammadu Ribadu, describing him as a true Nigerian who as a minister in charge of petroleum gladly used money sourced from the North for oil exploration in the Niger Delta against a suggestion to the contrary. Speaking at the commissioning ceremony […]

Farmers to pay fee for protection – Ogbeh

The Federal Government is making a security arrangement whereby farmers in the country will pay fees for protection from kidnappers while in their farms. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, dropped the hint yesterday in Abuja while speaking with State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting. Ogbe, who was […]

Impeachment: Zamfara APC threatens lawmakers

The ruling APC in Zamfara state has threatened to “sanction” the state legislators if they do not jettison their plan to impeach the Governor, Abdulaziz Yari. The legislators have already left the state capital, Gusau after the Speaker of the House, Alhaji Sanusi Garba Rikiji, his deputy, Muhammad Abubakar Gumi, the majority leader, Isah Abdulmumini […]

Kwankwaso, Amaechi, others bought their way to APC with N100m each — Bafarawa 

A former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, yesterday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is the ‘mother of corruption’. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Daily Trust in Sokoto, Bafarawa said APC is the “architect of the enduring rift between it and some of its top-notch members” which, according to him, […]

FEC asks states to take over federal roads

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has appealed to states to take over the repair and maintenance of federal roads  to reduce the burden on the federal government. The council made the appeal yesterday during a two-hour meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. It said states that could afford to take over federal highways should […]


Wonders they,  Say, Never ends! A former Nigerian Governor in one of the States was duped by his media aids and to government and associates to the tune of over #50 million to create false social media Accounts for Him. The #50 million Naira was approved for the frausters-via-a memo-dated 6-6-2012 with ref.no-001/if/ooo2/12 captioned Request […]


In addition to its normal share from the National Grid, Niger State government is demanding for 13 per cent derivation in the allocation of electricity generated from the nation’s three Hydro-electricity Dams located in the state. The state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello made the demand yesterday in Minna at a crucial stakeholders meeting with […]