Another Presidential media chat to be broadcast live on Monday

By Ehi Ekhator President Goodluck Jonathan is to hold another edition of Presidential Media Chat and it will be broadcast live on the network services of Nigerian television Authority (NTA), the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and the Voice of Nigeria (VON) at 7pm tomorrow, Monday, February 24. Presidential Media Chat is a programme […]

APC presidential candidates jostle for ticket

Presidential hopefuls in the All Progressives Congress have commenced a subtle campaign for the party’s most prized ticket. Even as this jockeying gathers steam, the party hierarchy is weighing the strengths and weaknesses of each of them while it’s considering president/vice-presidential pairing options. Sources in the party told our correspondent that the battle for the […]

APC will win all states in 2015 — Aregbesola

The governor of  Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said that the All Progressives Congress will win all the states in Nigeria in the 2015 general elections. At present, the APC controls 16 of the 36 states of the country. Aregbesola said this on Saturday in Lagos at a reception organised in his honour by […]

National Conference: Our agenda, by Igbo, Yoruba, North, S/South

AFTER initial discordant tunes in some quarters, all sections and segments of the polity are now poised for the forthcoming National Conference. Leaders of the ethnic nationalities are taking the lead to fashion out water-tight agenda to be presented at the confab. Main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), which initially dismissed the proposed confab as […]

Suspended CBN Governor spent N1.2billion in 2012 on guards

Suspended CBN Governor spent N1.2billion in 2012 on guards

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, yesterday, accused the suspended Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido, of spending N1.257 billion in 2012 on private guards and lunch for policemen. In a statement, Ozekhome pointed out that Sanusi violated global principles of public decorum expected of holders of such […]

My story, by Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

By Gbenga Oke In the beginning As at the time I came into office, several things had collapsed. From banks to stock exchange, they had crashed. Inflation was at 15.6percent three months before I became Central Bank Governor; there was already instability in every sector of the economy. When I look back, I thank God […]

Plot by Presidency to put Sanusi on Trial revealed

The Federal Government is not done yet with Mallam Lamido Sanusi whom it suspended on Thursday as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). There are indications that the suspension may be followed soon with the arraignment of the Kano prince for ‘misconduct.’ The findings of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) on […]

Unknown gunmen kill 29 in Plateau

A fresh attack by unknown gunmen in Barkin Ladi Local Government area of Plateau State has claimed 29 lives, most of them Berom. The attack came four days after a similar one in Fan district of the same local government area. Thirteen women and children were killed in that incident. A total of 163 have […]

Presidency: Jonathan not aware of confab committee’s minority report

The Presidency has said President Goodluck Jonathan was not aware of a minority report when the Presidential Advisory Committee on the proposed National Conference submitted its report. Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President Okey Wali, on Wednesday, alleged that Dr Jonathan refused to receive the minority report from the committee. In a statement yesterday by the […]