Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Nigeria's Economy Is Out Of Recession, Growing Strongly

The Nigerian economy is out of recession and growing strong, says United Kingdom-based World Economics. The body, dedicated to producing analysis, insight and data relating to questions of importance in understanding the world economy, said this development was reflected in the growth of its April Sales Managers’ Index, SMI, for Nigeria.

Photos Of SGF Lawal Leaving Aso Rock After Suspension

Moments after claiming ignorance of his suspension from office, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal was spotted leaving the Presidential Villa Abuja as his suspension was officially confirmed by the Presidency.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Billions "Found" In Ikoyi: Amaechi Files N500m Suit Against Lere, Fani-Kayode

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has filed a N500m suit against Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, and Lere Olayinka, spokesman of Governor Ayo Fayose.
The duo had accused Amaechi of owning the $43m (about N15billion) which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found in a Lagos residence.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Wike battles Presidency & NIA; says Billions found in Ikoyi is Rivers State money

The controversy surrounding the ownership of the N13bn ($43.4m, N23m and £27,000) found by the EFCC at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, took a dramatic turn on Friday as Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the National Intelligence Agency claimed ownership of the money.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Economic Growth Under Jonathan Was Fake – Olu Ajakaiye, World Bank Consultant

The president of Nigeria Economic Society and a World Bank consultant, Olu Ajakaiye has stated that the economic growth recorded from 2010 to 2014, under the leadership of Goodluck Jonathan, was fictitious in nature.

Ex-PDP chair Mu’azu disowns house where $50m was found, but ETCO website exposed him

Former Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Adamu Mu'azu has 'disowned' the house where EFCC officers yesterday discovered more than $50 million hidden behind false walls in a swanky apartment tower in the upscale Ikoyi area of Lagos.

We Want To Create Over 15 Million Jobs – FG

The Federal Government plans to provide at least 15 million jobs for Nigerians by the year 2020 as captured in the recently launched Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, gave the assurance at a news conference on ERGP on Tuesday in Abuja.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

PDP Chairman Sheriff Explodes: Fayose and Wike Free To Leave The Party

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said the party is ready to call the bluff of its governors that are not ready to accept him.
He also said the party was not ready to collect money from the governors to fund the party, saying the PDP he now controls would not collect what he called “stolen money from the governors.”

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Supreme Court sacks House of Reps Member, orders him to refund all salaries

The Supreme Court has sacked Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka of the PDP from representing Orumba North/South of Anambra Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun gave the order on Friday in a judgment in an appeal filed against Ezeonwuka’s election by a member of the PDP, Ben Nwankwo.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

HOW TRUE? DSS Boss Trying To Cover Saraki's Loot

Why DSS Tries Hard To Exonerate Saraki Over N310M Robbed By His Security Aides
In a development that points to the ways in which high-level personal relationships are undermining Nigeria’s anti-corruption agenda, the Department of State Services (DSS) has again rushed to the media, using unnamed officers, to deny that Senate President Bukola Saraki was the owner of N310 million stolen by the senator’s security aides from an operator of a bureau de change who was moving the cash.

PHOTOS: Buhari Launches Nigeria Economic Recovery & Growth Plan

President Muhammadu Buhari today launched the much talked about Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) in the Council chamber in Abuja. We hope to see results.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Federal Commissioner, Hajia Farouq unhappy with the forceful return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon

The National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has Condemned the forceful return of Nigerian refugees from Cameroon which is against international laws.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

How Governor Diverted N500m To Repay His Loan

Detectives have recovered N500million allegedly diverted by a state governor from London-Paris Club loan refund.
The governor diverted the N500m (out of his state’s share of the N19b first tranche) to a mortgage bank. Good thing is, the EFCC has been able to track and secure the cash.

Senate Suspends Confirmation Of New INEC RECs Over Buhari's Refusal To Sack Magu

The Nigerian senate has stepped down on confirmation of President Buhari's 27 REC nominees in protest against Ibrahim Magu's continued headship of EFCC.
The Senators made the decision at Tuesday's plenary over what they termed as "Buhari's appointees disrespect to the senate."

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Why we have not reacted to Dino Melaye's certificate scandal- Ahmadu Bello University

Authorities of the Ahmadu Bello University have given a reason why they have not reacted to the ongoing certificate scandal involving one of its students, Senator Dino Melaye. Sahara Reporters had published a report alleging that Dino never completed his first degree programme in the school's  department of Geography, an allegation Dino has since denied.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

SEE The Sad Reality Of Nigeria's "Jobless" Senators

When will Nigerians start seeing reasonable lawmaking, devoid of personal attacks and vendetta?

DSS All Out Against Magu; submits new report against him

The Department of State Services has submitted a report to the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), containing evidence implicating acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

PDP Has Lost Focus, In Total Confusion – Bode George

A founding father of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has declared that the troubled opposition party had lost focus.
A statement by George, who is a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, said the party was precariously placed at the ‘cliff of disaster’.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Saraki and Dino Melaye Face Senate Investigation... as Ekweremadu presides

The Senate has commenced an investigation into whether Senator President Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye have abused their privileges as lawmakers in the Upper legislative chamber.
While Senate is investigating Saraki over claims that he allegedly used his office to seek revenge against Nigeria Customs Service boos Hameed Ali, Dino is being investigated over claims that he may have forged his certificate with which he ran for Senate.

President Buhari: We're Losing Value For Human Life

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the government and people of Benue State on the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam by unknown gunmen which resulted in the loss of lives. The President condemns the wicked attack and directs security agencies to begin immediate investigation with a view to bringing the perpetrators of the dastardly act to book.