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IDP contract scandal: Your Secretary is fraudulent, sack, prosecute him now – Senate tells Buhari

Engineer Babachir David Lawal suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation...Yoruba Unity Forum celebrates

*Was he summoned to defend himself? Senators on Wednesday demanded the resignation and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, over the handling of funds allocated for the rehabilitation of the war-ravaged North-East region of the country. This followed the adoption of the interim …

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This is a budget of recovery, growth – Buhari

*Presents plan to National Assembly It is my pleasure to present the 2017 Budget Proposals to this distinguished Joint Assembly: the Budget of Recovery and Growth. We propose that the implementation of the Budget will be based on our Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy. The Plan, which builds on our …

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Judgesgate scandal: Justice Adeniyi Ademola’s trial starts

Justice Adeniyi Ademola and wife...hiding the face from poking cameras

*Granted N100m bail in self recognition By Sandra Onyekwere Justice Jude Okeke sitting at an Abuja high court Tuesday granted Justice Adeniyi Ademola, one of the judges accused of taking bribes to avert justice and his wife, Olabowale, on bail on the basis of self recognition in the sum of N50million …

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Assault: court adjourns NUJ’s suit against customs

*Judge seeks accelerated hearing on the matter Justice AbdulAziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos has fixed 12th January, 2017 for accelerated hearing, on the N500 million suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) against the Nigeria Customs Service over the brutal physical assault on Badagry-based …

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CBN governor’s wife kidnap: IGP team arrest one of the masterminds

Ibrahim Idris Inspector General of Police...we are the best in UN Peace Keeping

*IGP assures of commitment to fighting crime comprehensively Against the background and consistent determination to ensure that the tempo of onslaught on crime and criminality are sustained throughout the country, the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested the 10th gang member in the CBN Governor’s wife …

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Yoruba elders demand review of revenue allocation formula

Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has called for the adoption of fiscal federalism in Nigeria as a viable way out of the current economic crisis in the country, noting that a review of the revenue allocation formula was necessary. It also expressed delight over a recent convergence of the governors …

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Supreme Court delivers LG autonomy judgment

Nigerian Supreme Court...to decide on Section 171

*Voids law empowering governors to sack LG chairmen, councillors for proponents of Local Government autonomy, the decision of the Supreme Court Friday which has voided the laws enacted by the state Houses of Assembly which allow governors to sack elected Chairmen of Local Governments and Councillors and replace them appointed …

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Travellers bribe at Nigerian airports – ICPC

*We shall focus on other sectors of the nation Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has said about 53% of travellers give bribes to workers and officials at the Lagos and Abuja international airports. The ICPC Chairman, Ekpo Nta, said this, while unveiling a report on the …

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Governor Udom escapes death as Reigners Bible church collapses in Uyo

Reigners Bible Church International, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital have collapsed. The state governor, Emmanuel Udom, who was present at the premises when the incident happened was reported to have escaped with minor injuries. Official details of the victims are yet to be made public. Unofficial sources confirmed to www.gongnews.net …

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Ondo Guber: “I warned Mimiko on PDP defeat”-Apostle Suleman

*Be a governor to all, he tells Obaseki, Edo Gov Proficient seer and founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Auchi, Edo State, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has advised leaders of the nation at all levels to always hearken to the words of God and messages sent through His anointed servant for the …

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