Dogara is too small for me to fight – Bala Mohammed

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has described the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress, as a “pandemic” in politics. He also accused Dogara of contract inflation in the project he was executing in his constituency. He said these when hundreds of his supporters from … Read more

President Buhari Names Railway Stations After Prominent Nigerians.

According to the statement, for the  Lagos-Ibadan with extension to the Lagos Port Complex at Apapa railway station, the beneficiaries are:  Bola Ahmed Tinubu (Apapa station)  Mobolaji Johnson (Ebute Metta Station),  Babatunde Raji Fashola (Agege station),  Lateef Jakande (Agbado station) and  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (Kajola station). Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (Papalanto station),  Prof. Wole Soyinka (Abeokuta station),  … Read more

Dogara’s 2023 ambition responsible for his exit – PDP BoT chair

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Walid Jibrin, has said the 2023 political ambition of former House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, was responsible for his exit from the PDP. It was earlier reported that Dogara dumped the PDP to join the All Progressives Congress last week. Commenting on the … Read more

Ex-banker facing $153m Diezani loot trial testifies against Magu

A former Executive Director with First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Dauda Lawal, appeared before the Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential panel on Saturday to give evidence against the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Lawal is currently standing trial before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly receiving $25m out … Read more

Why I dumped PDP – Dogara

The immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress because the mistakes the former administration made are being repeated by Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed. Dogara, who represents Dass/Tafawa Balewa/Bogoro federal constituency in the House of Representatives, in a letter … Read more

You can’t be godfather in Edo, Wike, Tambuwal, Secondus tell Oshiomhole

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal and the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, said on Saturday that godfatherism was dead in Edo State. They added that Governor Godwin Obaseki would be re-elected to govern the state. The trio who were referring to Obaseki’s predecessor and former … Read more

How NDDC paid staff N655m for training, foreign trips during COVID-19 lockdown –Report

The embattled Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission paid N570m to some staff members to undergo training programmes when Nigeria was on total lockdown following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The disclosure is contained in the report of the Senate ad hoc committee set up to unravel the alleged financial recklessness … Read more

National Assembly asks Buhari to stop Keyamo from 774,000 jobs’ supervision

The Senate and the House of Representatives have asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to remove the Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, from supervising the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians for Federal Government’s Special Public Works. Both the Senate and the House on Tuesday at their separate plenaries said … Read more

FG plans N4.28tn loan for N12.66tn 2021 budget

The Federal Government has proposed N12.66tn as aggregate expenditure for the 2021 fiscal year on a deficit of N5.16tn. It would be partly financed by a total loan package of N4.28tn while the rest would be from internally generated revenues. The proposals were contained in the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper … Read more

Rape: Osun Begins Martial Arts Training For women

THE government of Osun The state has disclosed that it has begun training women and girl-children kungfu, karate, judo and other forms of martial arts as part of its efforts to curtail gender-based violence in the state. In a series of tweets at the weekend, the state government also announced that the martial arts training … Read more