Army sacks General Momoh who allegedly supervised rigging of 2014 Ekiti governorship poll

Army sacks General Momoh who allegedly supervised rigging of 2014 Ekiti governorship poll

By Nicholas Ibekwe The Nigerian Army has sacked Aliyu Momoh, a Brigadier General, who allegedly supervised the rigging of the 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali, told news website, Sahara Reporters, in Washington DC, United States, during the just-concluded Nuclear Security Summit, that Mr. Momoh’s career in the military […]

SHOCKING: Rickey Tarfa bribed Justice Yunusa with N225, 000; habitually manipulates judges – EFCC

SHOCKING: Rickey Tarfa bribed Justice Yunusa with N225, 000; habitually manipulates judges – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has accused Rickey Tarfa, a senior Nigerian lawyer, of having a long history of manipulating courts and improperly communicating with judges. The EFCC had, on Tuesday, arraigned Mr. Tarfa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, before a Lagos State High Court on a two-count charge of obstruction of justice and […]

EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria’s revenue woes worsen as major trouble hit Forcados, oil lifting suspended

EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria’s revenue woes worsen as major trouble hit Forcados, oil lifting suspended

Nigeria’s crude oil export operation has suffered a serious setback following a major crack-up of a giant underwater pipeline at the Forcados export terminal. Following the incident, crude oil lifting h‎as now been suspended at that platform, officials said. The pipeline, described as a big artery in the nation’s oil production was said to have […]

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo writes Saraki, Dogara, accuses National Assembly of corruption, greed, lawlessness, impunity

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo writes Saraki, Dogara, accuses National Assembly of corruption, greed, lawlessness, impunity

By Festus Owete Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written the National Assembly accusing the lawmakers of corruption, impunity, greed and of repeatedly breaking the nation’s laws. In a letter dated January 13 and addressed to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, the former president specifically […]

Court papers say Dasuki, Bafarawa, others allegedly stole N9.6 bn

Court papers say Dasuki, Bafarawa, others allegedly stole N9.6 bn

By Sani Tukur, PT The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has accused a former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, a former minister of state for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, and a former director of finance at the office of the NSA, Shuaibu Salisu, of stealing N5.05 billion between April 14, 2014 and May 7, […]

Court sacks PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus

Court sacks PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus

By Sani Tukur, PT A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has sacked the acting National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, from office. Justice Huseini Baba-Yusuf Tuesday ruled in favour of a former political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, who sued Mr. Secondus and the PDP, alleging […]

APC loyalists insist on Gbajabiamila as Majority Leader

APC loyalists insist on Gbajabiamila as Majority Leader

By Adebayo Hassan The Femi Gbajabiamila-led faction of the All Progressives Congress members in the House of Representatives, has said it is prepared for an election to determine the Majority Leader of House, to end weeks of bickering over leadership positions. The group said it has made its position clear to a peace committee headed by […]