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Farouk Lawan's $500,000 bribery sting operation claim false: Police

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The police on Tuesday told a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Lugbe, Abuja, that there was no truth in the claim by the then Chairman, House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, that he collected $500,000 bribe from billionaire businessman, Mr. Femi Otedola, as part of a sting operation in 2012. T ... Read more

Without restructuring, Nigeria won't make progress: Ekwueme, Adebanjo

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
His incarceration in 1984 at Kirikiri prisons following the military coup which aborted the second republic gave him time to think about Nigeria. It was a blessing in disguise as he came out of prison with the idea of six geo-political zonal structures, which he canvassed in the 1994 constitutional conference. It later became a convention, and has ... Read more

Budget 2016: Capital releases will no longer be automatic , says Udo-Udoma

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo-Udoma has said capital releases will no longer be automatic as they will depend on ministries, departments and agencies' (MDAs) meeting performance indicators. Udoma said this at the 2016 annual public lecture of the Nigerian Economic Society (NES) yesterday, in Abuja. He said th ... Read more

Alleged forgery suit: Nigeria's democracy in grave danger – Ekweremadu writes UN, US Congress, UK, EU, others

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Barely 24 hours after the arraignment of Senate President, Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and others for alleged forgery of 2015 Senate Standing Rules in an Abuja High Court, Ekweremadu has taken his case outside the shores of Nigeria. He called for intervention of the United Nations, Us Congress, United Kingdom, European Uni ... Read more

Buhari fires back at Saraki on 'government-within-government' allegation

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The Presidency, on Monday, replied the Senate President Bukola Saraki who had earlier alleged that there is 8216;a government within a government 8217;under Muhammadu Buhari, which has hijacked the machinery of government to pursue personal agenda. Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, rebutted the claim ... Read more

A cabal has hijacked Buhari presidency to prosecute nefarious agenda: Saraki

Monday, June 27, 2016
Senate President Bukola Saraki alleged on Monday that a cabal has hijacked President Muhammadu Buhari presidency to prosecute the personal agenda. Saraki hinged his assertion on the ongoing alleged forgery case of the 2015 Standing Order against him and by extension, the National Assembly. To him, that is a clear indication that President Mu ... Read more

IGP withdraws mobile police aides to individuals

Monday, June 27, 2016
The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Saturday withdrew the services of mobile police officers attached to individuals as security â aides. In his speech at the passing out parade of 59 Squadron Commanders Combat Operation Course at the Police Mobile Force Training School in Ila Orangun, Osun State, the A ... Read more

Untold story of Senate rules forgery scandal involving Saraki and Ekweremadu

Sunday, June 26, 2016
The 8th Senate led by Senate President Bukola Saraki is enmeshed in a protracted crisis that has divided the chamber since inauguration on June 9, 2015. The two groups that fought hard to secure leadership of the Senate last year have remained at loggerheads over allegations of illegal amendments to the Standing Rules that purportedly aided the eme ... Read more

Buhari to meet Niger Delta stakeholders over militancy

Sunday, June 26, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari, will meet directly with governors, elders and other stakeholders from the Niger Delta region as part of efforts to end ongoing nefarious activities of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and other militant groups in the region. The President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Mr. Udens Eradiri, who confirmed the development ... Read more

EDO 2016: Ize-Iyamu Talks Issues, Says Oshiomole Will Be Remembered For Destroying Education Legacy

Friday, June 24, 2016
PDP governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Tuesday lamented the state of Education in Edo state stating that the present administration of Governor Oshiomole has failed in the area of education. Ize-Iyamu, delivering a lecture at the University of Benin, titled quot;State of Education in Edo: The Way Forward, rdquo; present ... Read more

Army denies coup plot against Buhari

Friday, June 24, 2016
The Nigerian Army has dismissed claims it attributed to the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) alleging that some officer of the Nigerian Army approached them for support to overthrow the government as false. A statement from Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman on Thursday described the alleged coup plot as another campaign of calumny and ... Read more

Senate rules: I know nothing about alleged forgery — Saraki

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday, maintains he knows nothing about how the rules adopted in the inauguration of the Eighth Senate on June 9, 2015 was formulated. He said the on-going efforts to drag him into a case of forgery before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, was just another phase in the orchestrated ... Read more

Presidency suspends tenure policy in federal civil service

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the suspension of tenure policy in the federal civil service with immediate effect. The policy which was introduced by a former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, during the administration of late President Umaru Yar'Adua, prescribed two terms of four years each for permanent secretari ... Read more

Rivers: No date for LG rerun polls, says INEC

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said no date has been scheduled for suspended rerun elections in some local government areas of Rivers State. INEC's Resident Electoral Commission (REC) in the state, Mr. Aniedi Ikoiwak, disclosed this yesterday in Port Harcourt at an interactive forum with politicians and a group of mediators ... Read more

Presidency threatens to sue lawyer over comments on Buhari's certificate

Monday, June 20, 2016
The Presidency on Sunday frowned at a lawyer, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokocha, over his public comment on a pending suit on President Muhammadu Buhari's certificate. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, reacted on behalf of the Presidency in an interview with journalists in Abuja. Shehu warned the lawyer that ... Read more
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Thursday, June 23, 2016

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