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By admin On 16 Jun, 2017 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

22 months after he was arraigned, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday discharged and acquitted Senate President Bukola Saraki of the 18-count charge of false declaration of assets brought against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). Saraki who was arraigned in September 2015 by the federal government had pleaded not guilty to […]


By admin On 14 Jun, 2017 At 02:00 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

A political group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Change for Real (CFR) has expressed dissatisfaction with the out come of Monday’s meeting of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) where it reversed the Screening and Appeal Panel’s reports that had earlier disqualified Mr. Mudashiru Hussain, from contesting Osun Senatorial ticket of APC. The […]


By admin On 14 Jun, 2017 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The House of Representatives yesterday urged the federal government to immortalise the adjudged winner of the June 12 1999 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. The House also resolved that the late politician should be conferred with the highest national honour posthumously, thereby directs it’s committee on legislative compliance to ensure enforcement of the […]


By admin On 14 Jun, 2017 At 01:57 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Acting President on Tuesday began consultations with leaders of thought from the North and warned that the government would deal decisively with persons who make hate speeches or attempt to disrupt the peace of the country. The meeting was sequel to the calls for secession by youth from different ethnic groups in the country […]


By admin On 9 Jun, 2017 At 01:53 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Ahead of the Supreme Court judgment on the leadership dispute between the Ali Modu Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ahmed Makarfi-side of the party, state governors elected on the platform of the party have resolved to respect the outcome of the verdict and remain in the party. One of the South-south governors, who […]


By admin On 9 Jun, 2017 At 01:50 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Senate, yesterday, stopped the N5 charge it earlier proposed for every litre of fuel and diesel, as well as suspended further considerations on the National Roads Fund Establishment Bill seeking to effect the charge. The lawmakers had, a week ago, proposed N5 charge on every litre of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) and Automobile General […]


By admin On 9 Jun, 2017 At 01:59 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has put Assistant Inspector Generals (AIGs) and commissioners of Police in the North on alert ahead of the eviction threat given to the Igbos in the North by a coalition of Arewa Youth groups. Idris said there is no individual or group of persons that has the […]


By admin On 9 Jun, 2017 At 01:24 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that 340 megawatts of electricity would be added to the nationalgrid on or before December. Fashola said this, yesterday, during his inspection tour of Afam Power Plant in Oyibo local government area of Rivers State, as part of Federal Government Power Sector Recovery […]


By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 02:50 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Former Governor of Ekiti State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has approached the court, seeking the dissolution of the judicial panel set up by Governor Ayodele Fayose to try him for financial mismanagement. Fayemi is challenging the competence of the judicial commission of enquiry set to probe his administration, suspecting […]


By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 02:46 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The House of Representatives has said it will pass a more holistic Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) that will encompass the interest of host communities and fiscal regulation of the oil and gas industry. Chairman of the House Committee, Petroleum Upstream, Hon. Victor Nwokolo (Delta-PDP), said this thursday while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of […]


By admin On 3 Jun, 2017 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Anger swelled up across the country yesterday as Nigerians pondered the introduction of N5 tax per litre of imported fuel advocated by the Senate. Individual Nigerians and groups who spoke with our correspondents in different interviews yesterday were unanimous in asking the upper chamber to drop the idea. The Secretary General of Arewa Consultative Forum […]



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