Impeachment: Mass rally against Aregbesola slated for today

Impeachment: Mass rally against Aregbesola slated for today

Osogbo—SCORES of Osun State citizens were yesterday said to be warming up towards participating in today’s rally in support of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s impeachment, according to the organisers, Civil Societies’ Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State, CSCEO. According to the group at a press briefing held in Osogbo yesterday, over 20 civil and faith based […]

We planned Ikorodu bank robbery in 30 minutes – suspect confesses

We planned Ikorodu bank robbery in 30 minutes – suspect confesses

LAGOS—As fresh facts begin to emerge about the Ikorodu banks robbery operation where N80 million was reportedly carted away a fortnight ago, one of the suspects has revealed that they planned the operation at a meeting that lasted 30 minutes. It was also discovered that 12 members of the gang were recruited from the Niger […]

Unpaid Salaries: Buhari okays N804.7b lifeline for states

Unpaid Salaries: Buhari okays N804.7b lifeline for states

LAGOS —TO end the lingering and back-breaking burden of unpaid workers’ salaries in several states of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has  approved a comprehensive relief package. Sources said, yesterday, that President Buhari okayed a three-pronged relief package including sharing of fresh allocations, granting of soft loans and restructuring of states’ debt-servicing payments. The packages are […]

Lagos Tribunal dismisses Agbaje’s petition against Ambode

Lagos Tribunal dismisses Agbaje’s petition against Ambode

Lagos—Following the confirmation of his victory at the Election PetitionTtribunal, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday called on the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Jimi Agbaje to join hands with him in moving the state forward. Ambode also described the confirmation of his victory at the polls as a reaffirmation […]

INEC: Drama as Buhari overrules Jega on handover

INEC: Drama as Buhari overrules Jega on handover

ABUJA —  It was the end of an era, yesterday, when the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, formally handed over to Amb. Ahmed Wali as  acting chairman of the electoral body. Following the handover, Jega said the future of the country and the commission were in safe hands. However, […]

Bribe allegation: My story, Oyegun, APC National Chairman

Bribe allegation: My story, Oyegun, APC National Chairman

All Progressives Congress  (APC) National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun, is challenging those accusing him of receiving gratification over the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives  elections to prove their claim. “It is my integrity they are trying to smear”, Oyegun fired back yesterday. The party leader had been accused of being bribed […]

APC leaders are poor students of history – Senator Roland Owie

APC leaders are poor students of history – Senator Roland Owie

’We will expose PDP big wigs who betrayed Jonathan if …’ BY SIMON EBEGBULEM Senator Rowland Owie is a former Chief Whip of the Senate and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   In this interview, Owie  speaks on the crisis in the National Assembly, faulting the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

Jonathan hasn’t asked Nasarawa lawmakers to drop action— Iliya

Jonathan hasn’t asked Nasarawa lawmakers to drop action— Iliya

ABUJA — Contrary to belief in some quarters that last week’s meeting of President Goodluck Jonathan with the Speaker and four other members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly resolved to drop the ongoing impeachment against the state governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, the meeting was only aimed at giving the president progress report of […]

Okorocha may be impeached due to unpaid salary

OWERRI—Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Imo lawmakers may commence impeachment proceedings against Governor Rochas Okorocha next Thursday, if he fails to clear their outstanding salaries and allowances which he had allegedly withheld since 2011, among other grievances. Vanguard had earlier reported that the lawmakers are particularly irked that despite spirited attempt to make Okorocha clear the […]

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