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Babachir Lawal summoned over IDP grass cutting contract funds again

Babachir Lawal and Dr Saraki...in a new war of attrition

*Despite President Buhari’s clearance of the SGF By Sandra Onyekwere Engineer Babachir David Lawal, the Secretary to the government of the Federation, has been summoned to appear before the Senate Ad-hoc Committee investigating him over mismanagement of internally displaced persons (IDP) funds. In a letter addressed to the SGF dated …

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Seized vehicles belong to Senate, not mine – Saraki

Dr Bukola Saraki Senate President...thinking about still holding Kwara in his pocket?

*Truly, Customs impounded our imported jeep Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday disclosed that the Range Rover bullet proof jeep seized vehicle by Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) belonged to the Senate and not him as a person. Saraki, made this known in a statement issued by his media …

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Governor Al-Makura’s son arrested over death of student

Governor Tanko Umar Al-Makura

*Students protested, demands for justice Khaleel Umar Al-Makura, son of the Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Umar Al-Makura, has been arrested by the Police over the alleged killing of a student of Government Secondary School, Lafia. The killing of Ovie Amos in a road accident on Monday night had sparked a …

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Nasir el-Rufai’s memo: Forces silence on party, Buhari

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state...gets warning from NUJ

*We’re studying the memo –Party *It is a rare mark of courage – Wahab Page Both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari remain in cold shock and are yet to find the appropriate words to reply Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, whose letter criticising the President …

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Apostle Johnson Suleman: Stephanie Otobo charged with blackmail

*Granted bail, matter adjourned to 27th April Stephanie Otobo, the 23 year-old lady who claimed that Apostle Johnson Suleiman had a romantic affair with her, was docked on Monday in Lagos. She was docked at a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court. She was accused of conspiracy, blackmail, threat to life and …

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Customs uniform: Lawyer drags NASS to court

Colonel Hameed Ali...customs uniform and the Senate

*Don’t compel Hameed Ali to wear uniform  Mohammed Ibrahim, an Abuja-based lawyer has asked the Federal High Court to restrain the National Assembly (NASS) and their agents from compelling the Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd.) to wear customs uniform in the performance of …

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Senator Dino Melaye knows he has a case with EFCC – CATBAN

Senator Dino Melaye

*We want a quick investigation, prosecution of suspects in the matter Why is Senator Dino Melaye pretending he does not know we dragged him before the EFCC? For over two weeks now, we took a case against him to the anti-corruption agency and made him aware. Our reason? The N630million …

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New environmental law in the best interest of all, says LASG

Akinwunmi Ambode Governor of Lagos State...seeking allegiance to new environmental laws

*Denies levy on digging of bore-holes for domestic purpose By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government on Friday assured Lagosians that the new Environmental Protection and Management Law initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration was done in the overall interest of all Lagosians to ensure cleaner environment and public …

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Prof Usman Yusuf: Buhari’s Emperor who is above the law

Prof. Usman Yusuf Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS),

*Northern Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) *Produced Assistant General Manager who is 23 years of age! President Muhammadu Buhari having been accused of a systemic northernisation of key appointments in his administration may have been rightly accused if what one of his northern appointees, Prof Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of the …

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Abuse of office: HMOs set to drag NHIS boss, Prof. Usman Yusuf, to court

Prof. Usman Yusuf Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS),

*Given deadline of 30th March 2017 to redress issues *Imposes Northlink Insurance Brokers Limited on the industry Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN) has threatened legal action against the Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, over alleged abuse of office. The association also gave …

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