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Senate Begins Probe Of Saraki Over N298m Jeep

The Senate has commenced the probe of its President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, over the purchase of a Jeep worth N298 million. The Senate had last week directed its committee on Ethic and Privileges to probe Saraki on the development. The issue became public knowledge following what was described as the refusal of Saraki to pay the Customs duties on the vehicle. Some media reports had insinuated that the ...

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Niger To Spend N.5b To Rehabilitate College Of Agric Mokwa

Niger State government is to expend N.5 billion for the total rehabilitation of te state owned College of Agriculture, Mokwa, in Mokwa Local Government area of the state. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello  stated this when he visited the College as part of his Mid-Term Assessment and Meet the People Tour of  local governments projects in Mokwa Local Government area. The Governor said the decision to overhaul the ...

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Safety Of Lagosians Now Non-Negotiable – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday launched the rebranded Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps, with a pledge that the security of lives and property in the State is now non-negotiable. A total of 177 Salon Cars and Vehicles equipped with necessary communication gadgets, 377 motorcycles, 377 helmets, 4,000 bicycles, metal detectors for ensuring that illegal weapons are not smuggled into public ...

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Paris Loan Refund: NGF Insists It Got ‘Approvals To Act’, Saraki Kicks

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum,NGF has once again debunked alleged wrongdoing with respect to its handling of the first tranche of Paris Club loan refund to states.The forum in a statement Monday insisted  that  it got all “necessary approvals to act” the way it did on the fund. NGF statement signed by Head, Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazaque Bello Barkindo came on the heels of media reports that the Econ ...

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Apostle Suleman Files Libel Suit Against Stephanie Otobo, Sahara Reporters

The unraveling matter between Apostle Johnson Suleman, President/ Founder of Omega Fire Ministries, with headquarters in Auchi, Edo Stae and one Miss Stephanie Otobo, a Canadian based night club stripper has taken a legal dimension. Apostle Suleman has instituted a libel suit against Miss Otobo and Sahara reporters, an online publication. In a suit no. ID/ADR/347/2017 filed at Ikeja High Court of  Lagos Sta ...

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Boko Haram: Adesina Commends Gallantry Of Nigerian Army

Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Monday in Abuja extolled the gallantry of the Nigerian Army in restoring order to the North Eastern part of the country, through its clearing of remnants of Boko Haram insurgents. Speaking at the Guards Brigade First Quarter Inter-Unit Short Talk Competition, Adesina said the Nigerian Army deserved commendation for its efforts in curtailin ...

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Nigeria making Steady Progress Under Buhari – Oyegun

Despite the seeming unending controversies dogging its administration, the APC-led Federal Government is making sure and steady progress whose impact will continue to steer the nation towards growth and stability, the ruling party’s national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said. Speaking Monday in Kuru, Plateau State, at the opening of a 4-Day retreat organised for members of the Sokoto State Execut ...

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Magu Threatens Legal Action, Denies Owning Houses In Maitama

(EFCC Press Release) The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibrahim Magu has denied owning any house or houses in the Maitama area of Abuja.Reacting to a report captioned, Magu Under Fresh Probe over 2 Abuja Mansions, which appeared in The Sun Newspaper of Saturday March 25, 2017, the EFCC boss dismissed the story as  a work of fiction and threatens legal action against th ...

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Melaye Graduated From ABU, Says Vice Chancellor

Respite came  for embattled Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye as  Ahmadu Bello University, ABU,  officially confirmed that he attended the  university and graduated  from there as well. Professor  Ibrahim Garba,Vice Chancellor of ABU confirmed on Monday during a Senate Committee hearing that  Melaye graduated at the university with a bachelors degree in Geography. The VC said Melaye graduated from ABU with a  Th ...

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Niger Delta: Buhari’s Govt Perfects New Vision To Transform Illegal Refiners

Details of the President Muhammadu Buhari's New Vision for oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta, is emerging as an idea is now being worked out to explore how some of the illegal refiners and the local communities in the region can become shareholders in the proposed Modular refineries concept of the Federal Government, presidency sources have disclosed. The consideration going on now is subsequent ...

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Buhari’s Ministers, Presidency Topgun, Others Fingered In Plot To Sack Emefiele

At least three of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointees: the ministers of finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; minister of trade and investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelama; embattled comptroller general (CG), Nigeria Customs Service Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.) and some powerful traditional rulers in the country have been linked to call for the removal of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele for his ref ...

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Journalists, CSOs Crucial to Anti-Corruption Campaign – ANEEJ

(Press Release) The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has announced that in a forthcoming workshop, it would stress the crucial role journalists and CSOs play in the campaign to rid Nigeria of corruption by demystifying the concepts of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC. ANEEJ is implementing, the ‘Civil Society Advocac ...

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