Politics

I Gave Obasanjo $140,000 From Abdullahi Babalele, Atiku’s Son-in-law – Witness

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, allegedly gave former President Olusegun Obasanjo the naira equivalent of $140,000. An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Bashir Mohammed, told Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke that he delivered the cash to Obasanjo on behalf of his …

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Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu In Trouble Over Funds Diversion – Daily Independent

By Francis Onoiribholo BENIN – Following last week’s ruling of the Federal High Court, Benin Division, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, has landed in trouble over alleged diversion of funds from international development partners. Justice Fumnilayo A. Ajayi, the presiding judge, had ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister …

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Debate On 2020 Budget Commences At Senate

The Senate on Wednesday commenced debate on the general principles of the 2020 Appropriation Bill. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday presented an estimate of N10.33trillion as proposed aggregate expenditure for 2020 to a joint session of the National Assembly. Leader of the Senate, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, had moved a motion that the a Bill …

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Akeredolu Sacks Augustine Pelemo, Called Deputy Gov.’s Wife ‘Acting First Lady’

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has sacked his Special Assistant on Political Matters, Mr Augustine Pelemo. Mr. Pelemo was relieved of his position on Monday morning, barely 24 hours after posting on his Facebook page, a congratulatory message to wish the wife of the deputy governor a happy birthday but referring to …

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Oyo Govt, NCC Launches ‘615’ As New Emergency Number In Oyo State

The Nigerian communication Commission (NCC) has approved 615 as the new Emergency Security Number in Oyo state. This was made known in a statement personally signed and released via Governor Makinde’s official Twitter account on Monday. AskariFamily recalls that in August, Governor Makinde met with representatives of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), led by the …

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Suswam Calls For Unity, Urges Nigerians To Demand For More Accountability

Chairman Senate Committee on Power; Senator Gabriel Suswam called on Nigerians rally in unity irrespective of religion, ethnic and political affiliation. The former Governor urged the electorates to use the celebration to demand for more accountability from their elected officials. Suswam gave the advice in a statement in Abuja on Monday, saying “ Independence day …

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N90bn FIRS Election Fund: Vanguard Apologises To FIRS Executive Chairman

Information Parrot Nigeria After an earlier apology to vice president, Prof.Yemi Osinbajo over a publication containing libelous allegations that he (Osinbajo) superitended over the spending of N90bn received from the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS to finance the electoral victory of the ruling APC in the South-West during the 2019 elections, the Editorial Team of …

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At 59, Nigerians Now Live Like Corpses, Walking Dead — Mike Ozekhome

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has lamented the sorry state of affairs in Nigeria, saying that at 59 years of age, Nigerians now live like walking corpses or the walking dead due to the poverty and hunger in the land. Noting that Nigeria, once upon a time the biggest economy in …

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Boko Haram: Buratai Never Sought Spiritual Backing – Osuagwu Ugochukwu

*Boko Haram: Buratai never sought spiritual backing, civil rights lawyer rubbishes reports* A civil rights lawyer, Emmanuel Osuagwu Ugochukwu, has dismissed reports by some section of the media which claimed Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Buratai called for prayers to end insurgency. The Punch Newspaper had painted a scenario, falsely quoting the …

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