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Metuh: Testifying will expose me to criminal trial – Jonathan

An application filed by former President Goodluck Jonathan before the Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed further reasons why he wants to be excused from appearing as a witness in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh. Metuh is standing trial on …

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2019: APC defers Buhari’s endorsement

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has deferred the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy for the 2019 presidential election. The House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara dropped this hint when he briefed journalists on the outcome of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja yesterday. Dogara, who …

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Music Superstar, Akon, to host AFRIMA 2017 in Lagos

Multi-award winning African-American music star Akon is to host the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) scheduled to hold on  November 12 at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. According to a statement by the African Union Commission and the International Committee …

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Anti-graft c’ttee: NJC replaces Salami with Galadima

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has picked a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Suleiman Galadima as chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO). He replaces Justice Ayo Salami (retired) who excused himself from the committee as chairman. A statement by the NJC Director of …

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EFCC resumes probe of Osborne’s $43.4m cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has resumed the probe into the $43.4million cash recovered at Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos which led to Monday’s sacking of National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director-General Ayo Oke by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Presidency said it is in order for anti-graft agencies to probe the …

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Mob beat three armed robbers to death in Ondo

Three suspected armed robbers were yesterday reportedly beaten to death aggrieved resident in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The deceased were accused of snatching two motorcycles from their owners along the popular Hospital Road. They were said to have been arrested and beaten by passers-by following an alarm raised by …

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Buhari to bring in more ministers in FEC shake-up

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave an insight into a possible shake-up of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which will be expanded with the appointment of more ministers. More supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are also to be brought into the government with the constitution of the boards …

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2019: APC govs offer Buhari automatic ticket

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the party’s 2019 presidential ticket, stressing that only the president could stop himself. Speaking at the APC national secretariat, on arrival for the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting yesterday, Governors Simon Lalong (Plateau), …

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Global award: Wike pledges sustainable projects in Rivers

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike,  has promised to continue landmark projects to improve the living condition of the people. The governor made the pledge on Monday night, after he received the Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards (SCAHSA) at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, in the United States …

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You’ve done well, APC Caucus, NEC tell Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari won a major backing yesterday. The National Executive Committee (NEC)of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its national caucus passed a vote of confidence in him . Also given a clean bill was the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun- led National Working Committee (NWC). The caucus met till late on …

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