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Asset declaration: Saraki begins fresh defence before CCT

Dino Melaye and Bukola Saraki...begins fresh defence against CCT

*To face three count charges as ordered by Court of Appeal Dr. Bukola Saraki was on Tuesday re-arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over alleged false assets declaration. Tuesday’s arraignment followed  a ruling of the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal in December 2017 which dismissed 15 …

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SERAP condemns harassment of Afegbua by Police

IGP, Afegbua, IBB...SERAP speaks

*Babangida confirmed statement released by Afegbua Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military president”. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday …

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Buhari inaugurates Karu international market

President Muhammadu Buhari being unveiling a plaque while Nassarawa State Governor, Alhaji Tanko Almakura (r) and other dignitaries looked on as the President inaugurated the Muhammadu Buhari International Market, Karu as part of activities marking his one day working visit to Nassarawa State

*During state visit to Nasarawa Residents  of Nasarawa State have expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday will help to boost economic activities of the state. The President visited Nasarawa state to inaugurate some projects which the residents said would boost economic activities and impact …

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Former minister, Jumoke Akinjide returns N650m to EFCC

Oloye Jumoke Akinjide

*Prefer out of court settlement Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, has returned N650 million to the Federal Government. Akinjide informed the court about this development Wednesday, when she notified Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos of her plans to reach …

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IBB: Afegbua sues police for N1bn

Prince Kassim Afegbua...sues Police, four others

*Two media houses too Kassim Afegbua, the spokesman of Nigeria’s former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), has instituted a N1 billion fundamental human rights enforcement suit against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, Nigeria Police Force; and three others. The three others sued by Afegbua over alleged violation …

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Obasanjo is not fit to write Buhari – Fayose

Ayodele Fayose hit Obasanjo on letter to Buhari

*He should return my N10million Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described as belated and self-serving, the open letter written by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, to President Muhammadu Buhari. “Obasanjo is not the right person to write that letter,” Fayose told a town hall meeting in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. …

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School bus tragedy: Three pupils burnt in Abuja

Mohammed Musa Bello FCT Minister...school bus tragedy in Abuja

*Association of Proprietors mourns their death *Education Board not doing their jobs well National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, FCT chapter, has described the death of three pupils in a school bus as shocking and disastrous. Samira Jamira, the President of the association expressed this view during the procession …

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Afegbua will ‘make himself available to Police –Lawyers

Prince Kassim Afegbua...sues Police, four others

*Will see the Police on Wednesday Prince Kassim Afegbua, the spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida who has been declared wanted, will make himself available to the Police on Wednesday, his lawyers have said. Reacting to the police declaration, Afegbua’s lawyers Kayode Ajulo & Co said in a statement issued in …

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NIA DG: New scandalous revelations from Darfur

Ahmed Rufai Abubakar NIA...HURIWA gives 72 hours ultimatum

 *Letter from his friend skins him bare Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Abubakar Rufai Ahmed, is in the news again as fresh revelations from Darfur, Sudan where he served while with the Foreign Service, paint a sordid and scandalous past, that make him unsuitable for the office of …

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