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Melaye, a social deviant, says Kogi governor

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday described the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, as a social defiant that should be checked by the Senate. He said the federal lawmakers needed to carry out the exercise urgently before they would be adjudged birds of the same feather with Melaye. Bello spoke with State House correspondents after he ... Read More »

Nigeria regains Africa’s top oil producer status

Buoyed by the return of the Forcados export terminal, the nation’s oil production has surpassed that of its rival, Angola, the latest data from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has shown. Nigeria, which again lost its Africa’s top oil producer status to Angola in January after it regained it in November last year, recorded the biggest increase in output ... Read More »

Presidency kicks as CCT discharges, acquits Saraki

The Presidency, on Wednesday, described as outrageous and travesty of justice the acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, which upheld the no-case submission of the Senate President. The Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, wondered why the CCT dismissed the weight of “overwhelming evidence” against Saraki, who was tried for ... Read More »

Osinbajo to Igbo leaders: condemn divisive remarks

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday took a look at developments in some parts of the country, urging elders to speak out against what is wrong. He asked them to condemn divisive comments because “violence pays no one”. The Acting President spoke when he met with some Southeast elders at the Presidential Villa in Abuja as part of his ongoing consultations ... Read More »

Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar Architect Of Nigeria’s Democracy – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, GCFR as the architect of the current democratic dispensation in the country. This was contained in the Party’s congratulatory letter to General Abdulsalam Abubakar, GCFR on the occasion of his 75th birthday. The letter was personally signed by the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The ... Read More »

SunTrust denies withholding NASS members’ salaries

SunTrust Bank has debunked the claim that the bank failed to pay some staff of the National Assembly who protested non-payment of their salaries on Tuesday. It would be recalled that the protest by legislative aides was triggered by the death of Hassan Abiodun, an aide to the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Suleiman as they blamed the death on non-payment of salaries. ... Read More »

Governor Ambode A True Progressive – APC 

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the Governor of Lagos State, H.E. Akinwunmi Ambode for his continued display of exemplary progressive, pragmatic attitudes and discipline in his affairs. The Party, in a congratulatory letter to the Lagos state governor on the occasion of his 54th birthday hailed his administration for several achievements recorded in the state. The APC ... Read More »

Senator Ademola Adeleke defects to PDP

Senator Ademola Adeleke has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic party(PDP). Ademola, a former APC candidate for the Osun-West senatorial district in the upcoming July 8th by-elections, decamped because of the party’s decision to clear another candidate, Mudashiru Hussain, for the position, despite his disqualification. The Secretary of the Adeleke Support Group, Alhaji Saheed Afolabi, who is ... Read More »

False Asset Declaration Charge: Saraki discharged, acquitted

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has dismissed the case of false asset declaration against Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Mr. Saraki made a no-case submission on May 4, after the prosecution closed its case. In the ruling, the tribunal chairman, Danladi Umar, said the prosecution had failed to prove its allegations. BACKGROUND The Code of Conduct Bureau had in September 2015 slammed ... Read More »

Quit Notice: Osinbajo Reads The Riot Act To Troublemakers

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, read the Riot Act to all those beating the drum of war across the country, saying the full force of the law would be applied where necessary. Osinbajo gave the warning while addressing leaders of thought from the Northern part of the country at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which was held ... Read More »