Start corruption probe with your election sponsors – Fayose tells Buhari

Start corruption probe with your election sponsors – Fayose tells Buhari

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to start his anti-corruption fight by probing those that sponsored his election to reveal their sources of income. Fayose said, “Some of those who sponsored the President’s election have not done any other jobs apart from holding public offices. Yet, they provided private […]

Buhari orders takeover of Nigerian airspace from Ghana

Buhari orders takeover of Nigerian airspace from Ghana

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the Ministry of Aviation to immediately start the process of securing the management of the Nigerian airspace over the Gulf of Guinea from Ghana. He also directed the ministry to look into the possibility of getting a national carrier for the country as soon as possible. The ministry’s Permanent […]

We won’t apologise to NWC – PDP workers

Aggrieved workers of the Peoples Democratic Party  have vowed not to tender an apology as demanded by members of the  National Working Committee of the party before they can begin to discuss how to end the ongoing face-off between them. It was gathered that the members of the NWC, at their weekly meeting on Wednesday, […]

Buhari concerned over debt profile of aviation sector

Buhari concerned over debt profile of aviation sector

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, raised concern over the enormous debt profile of Nigeria’s aviation sector. He therefore promised that his administration will act quickly to redress the situation. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists. Adesina said Buhari spoke after […]

Tribunal dismisses four out of five petitions against Wike

Tribunal dismisses four out of five petitions against Wike

The Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed four out of the five petitions filed to challenge the election of Chief Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party as the governor of the state. The only surviving petition challenging the declaration of Wike as the winner of the April 11 poll […]

EFCC receives fresh petition against Akpabio

EFCC receives fresh petition against Akpabio

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has received a fresh petition against a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio. The petition was titled “Petition against former Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State for gross and uncommon abuse of public trust.” Copies of the petition were also sent to President Muhammadu Buhari […]

Senate summons DSS boss, Daura over interference in Rivers State tribunal

Senate summons DSS boss, Daura over interference in Rivers State tribunal

The Senate Committee on Ethics and Public Petitions on Wednesday, summoned the Director-General of the Directorate of the State Services, Lawal Daura, for interrogation over allegation of interference in the affairs of the Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal. Daura is expected to appear tomorrow, Thursday, before the committee which is currently conducting investigation into the […]

Senate summons CBN governor over falling Naira

Senate summons CBN governor over falling Naira

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution summoning Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to appear before the lawmakers and brief them on the status of the Naira. In the resolution which followed a two-prayer motion by Nazif Suleiman (APC Bauchi North), the senate also charged the Federal Government to step up efforts […]

PDP Gov. Wike for fighting Insecurity Institutionalized by Amaechi

PDP Gov. Wike for fighting Insecurity Institutionalized by Amaechi

  The Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has applauded the State Governor, Nyesom Wike for aggressively ridding the State of high rate of insecurity that spilled over from the former governor of the State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. The PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah in a statement by his Special Adviser on […]

I bought my husband to correct his sexual weakness – Wife tells court

Ikorodu (Lagos) – A 39-year-old fashion designer, Mrs Farotimi Titilayo, has pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her eight-year-old marriage on grounds of sexual denial and neglect. Titilayo, who resides at Nosiru St., Eyita, Ikorodu, told the court that her husband, Amos, grossly denied her sex before they deserted each other. […]