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Budget padding: Prosecute thieves of N481billion – SERAP tells Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari...SERAP wants prosecution of budget padders

  *DSS, EFCC have completed investigations *NASS Principal officers must face prosecution now By Sandra Onyekwere Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him “to use his good offices and leadership position to urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward …

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Babatunde Fashola’s achievements  as governor commendable – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with the Minister of Works, Power & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola during the Minister’s courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Ikeja

*Pledges to collaborate with FG on projects *As Minister visits Gov, pledges to refund debt owed state By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for his achievements during the eight …

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Women are nation builders, be productive – Prophet Alonge

Pastor Ademola Popoola...Women are nation builders

*Love God, neighbours to ensure peace – Pastor Popoola Nigerians especially women have again been charged to be productive and contribute positively to the progress and development of their home and the nation. Women are nation builders from history and modern women must remain with these roles. A cleric, Prophet Emmanuel …

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Wonder of Tony Anenih Geriatric Centre at UCH Ibadan

Chief Tony Anenih Geriatric Centre at UCH Ibadan

*It is scary to be old *Medical centre of excellence in Nigeria  From Folu Olamiti Though, the processes of growing, maturing and dying are natural phenomena, yet, the fear of managing old age marks the beginning of wisdom for many mortals. And the fear is not misplaced. Growing old is indeed scary. Tony Anenih …

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Senator Dino Melaye’s ABU certificate is fake – Investigations

Senator Dino Melaye...explaining his certificate issues

*ABU offers B.Sc but he has B.A *His name misspelt on his school certificate Senator Dino Melaye  (with additional names) may evidently be licking his sore wounds by now over the celebrated certificate scandal. Investigations from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, have indicated that the Bachelor of Arts certificate purportedly …

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National arts theatre will be ready for AMAA 2017- Ambode

National theatre, Iganmu in Lagos...hosting the AMAA 2017 awards

*Says hosting event in Lagos will boost state’s tourism potentials By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration has concluded plans to begin a total revamping of the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos by next month in time for the 2017 Africa …

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Alleged corruption: Permanent Secretary arrested, sacked, to be prosecuted

President Muhammadu Buhari...letter on Biafra

*For awarding 500 contracts to his company *Massive sack of Permanent Secretaries to follow *As PMB plans to downsize govt Authoritatively, it is a tsunami sweeping through the fabric of the very corrupt federal civil service in weeks to come, as one of the Permanent Secretaries, (not yet named) was …

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Attack of journalists: NUJ tells Bayelsa Information Commissioner to stop

Seriake Dickson...his government's attack on journalists must stop

*Also the flogging of journalists Bayelsa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned alleged incessant harassment and attack of journalists by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Jonathan Obuebite. The NUJ made the condemnation in a resolution adopted after its congress in Yenagoa, vowing that it had …

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Senate Hearing: SGF Babachir makes U-turn, asks for new date

Engineer Babachir Lawal...may not return to work

*Jettisons matter in court? By Sandra Onyekwere Swivelling in his own barber’s chair, Engineer David Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) on Thursday, made a dramatic reversal of his earlier position, asking the Senate to reschedule its investigative hearing to enable him appear. The SGF …

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Court accepts evidence of N450m ex-minister, Belgore allegedly got from Diezani

Prof Sulaiman and Mohammed Dele Belgore (SAN)...collected money from Diezani

*Matter adjourned for further hearing Justice R.M. Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday admitted as evidence a document containing the list of alleged beneficiaries of the sum of $115, 010,000 tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) against Muhammed Dele Belgore, a …

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