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BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION: How 14 Ondo Lawmakers Got 10 Million Naira Each To Impeach Deputy Governor by APC ondo chairman

Fourteen members of the Ondo State House of Assembly, who signed the “impeachment notice” of the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, were bribed to begin the process, SaharaReporters has gathered. It was gathered on Tuesday that the members were paid a sum of 10 million naira each to ensure Ajayi …

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Senate passes anti sexual harassment bill after second reading.

The Senate on Tuesday passed the bill on sexual harassment in tertiary institutions after reading it for the third time. The bill titled: ‘A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress Sexual Harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions and for matters concerned therewith, 2019’, was sponsored by …

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How we rigged 2016 election for Governor Akeredolu , Ex-Ondo SSG alleges

Former Ondo SSG, Ifedayo Abegunde, has alleged that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu did not win the 2016 election Abegunde opening up on why he left Akeredolu’s administration revealed that the state election was rigged Recall that Abegunde on Monday, July 6, resigned his appointment as Secretary to the Ondo State Government …

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APC govs, leaders begin search for Oshiomhole’s successor

The APC is in the post-Adam Oshiomhole era as a new caretaker committee is now in charge following the removal of the national chairman. As it prepares to hold its national convention, the ruling party is shopping for the most worthy candidate that will fill the vacancy. The ruling party …

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COVID-19: FG says no approval for resumption of schools yet

The federal government has said it has not yet given approval for the resumption of schools across the country. The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 made the clarification on Thursday, July 2, The PTF chairman, Boss Mustapha, said only students in critical classes were permitted to resume for revision …

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BREAKING: Gov El-Rufai Visits Deposed Emir Sanusi in Awe

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, on Friday afternoon, March 13, has met with dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II at Awe in Nasarawa State. Governor El-Rufai who arrived Awe LocalGovernment at about 1:30pm where Sanusi is currently residing. Due to heavy security presence journalists were …

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VIDEO: Buhari attacked at Argungu Festival in Kebbi State

According to the Sahara Reporters who firstly reported on Social media, but later africanews247 seen the video making rounds on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, which was posted by @segalink, the President posed for a picture session with the Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and other dignitaries. However, a man …

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El-Rufai Visits Muhammadu Sanusi In Awe

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has allegedly travelled to Awe, Nasarawa State to visit the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who was throned over allegation of insubordination. According to Daily Trust, report gathered from security sources has it that Governor El-Rufai left Kaduna on Thursday morning to …

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Breaking: Dethroned Emir Sanusi Moved From Nasarawa To Lagos

The recently dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been moved from Nassarawa State to Lagos State. He arrived Lagos on Thursday amidst heavy security. It will be recalled Sanusi was deposed by the Kano State government on Monday and was banished to Nassarawa State afterwards. Details later…

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Ganduje vs Sanusi: Buhari Threatened To Impose State Of Emergency In Kano State

A report by the committee set up to intervene in the face-off between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari once threatened to declare a state of emergency in Kano State over the lingering crisis. The report revealed the president …

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Say it if we behave like Buhari’s ‘rubber stamp’, Lawan tells Nigerians

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has asked Nigerians to chide the National Assembly if it behaves as an appendage of the executive arm of government. He said this while responding to questions from some journalists in Abuja on Monday. Mr. Lawan asked Nigerians to judge the lawmakers by their actions. …

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APC crisis: Real reasons Oshiomhole should resign – Party

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, has charged the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole to either resign from his position or excuse himself from all official functions of the ruling party. Anslem Ojezua, Chairman of the party in the state, explained that Oshiomhole lacked legitimacy, temperament and moral …

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Buhari tasks APPO member countries to be objective in decision making

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African Petroleum Producers Association (APPO) member countries to be objective in making a decision for the growth of the oil and gas industry in the continent. Buhari made the call while declaring open APPO Council of Ministers meeting in Abuja on Thursday. The president …

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Wike, Oshiomhole clash at Abuja book launch

The two leaders were at each other’s throat at the official presentation of “The Big Interviews,” a book authored by the immediate past Managing Director of the Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Eric Osagie. The event which had in attendance journalism finest hands including the publisher of the Vanguard Newspaper, Mr. …

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We beat Amaechi today, we’re ready to humiliate others – IPOB threatens

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has confirmed the attack of the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, in Spain, Madrid. The proscribed group noted that its members living in Spain voluntarily attacked Amaechi and vowed to continuously humiliate more ‘corrupt politicians’, anywhere in the world. Disclosing this in …

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Only a few Nigerians bothered about Sowore’s re-arrest, detention – Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said on Monday that millions of Nigerians are not bothered about the re-arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, last Friday. He said just …

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States get ultimatum to disclose payments of pensions to ex-governors, others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Governors’ Forum, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, and other 34 governors to disclose details of payment of pensions to former governors …

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Sowore: Falana makes a fresh revelation, alleges DSS offered activist ‘death warrant’ deal

Femi Falana, counsel to Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, on Monday alleged that the Nigerian government offered the activist a “death warrant” deal while in custody of the Department of State Services, DSS. Falana disclosed that the Nigerian government reached out for the deal during Sowore’s first 45 days …

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Senate president Lawan confesses: We only have 2 years to perform, states reason

Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly has only two years to meet the yearnings of Nigerians Lawan adds that the senators have agreed to spend the next two years meeting their targets because politicking would begin ahead of 2023 The Senate president promises that the upper chamber will …

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Drama as a public address system in Senate breaks down

There was drama on Tuesday in the Senate chambers following the inability of the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, to address the Senate from his seat because his microphone failed to function. Abdullahi was about to move a motion for the Senate to observe a minute’s silence and suspension of plenary …

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Saraki reacts as court orders forfeiture of his houses

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has insisted that the order given for the forfeiture of his property in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, is an abuse of court process and violation of a subsisting order of the Federal High Court in Abuja. On Monday, a Federal High Court in Lagos …

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Kogi rerun: Dino Melaye cries out over Yahaya Bello, El-Rufai’s meeting ahead of Saturday’s election

Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial rerun election, has raised the alarm ahead of Saturday’s supplementary election. Melaye alleged that his State Governor, Yahaya Bello and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna, were represented at the meeting held in Lagos State, which was aimed …

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Don’t surrender your independence, PDP urges National Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the leadership of the Senate to resist any form of intimidation aimed at forcing it to surrender its independence and pass bills without statutory legislative scrutiny. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, yesterday, the major opposition party described such …

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This is Benjamin Enwegbara, first African member of Austria Parliament

ON Friday, a Nigerian Economist, Benjamin Enwegbara was announced to have been elected into the parliament in Austria, a country in Central Europe, making it the first of its kind. This information was disclosed by his delighted brother, Odilim Enwegbara, a development economist and a digital technology management analyst who …

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Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s properties

A FEDERAL High court sitting in Abuja on Monday has ordered that the properties of the immediate past Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria due to unlawful acquisition. Economic and Financial Crime Commission through one of its counsel Nnaemeka Omewa approached the …

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PDP, APC disagree as government plans to spend 8bn on Iwo road

GOVERNOR of Oyo State Seyi Makinde said his administration is set to spend about 8 billion nairas for expansion of the Iwo road interchange, but his decision has attracted condemnation from the opposition party, All Progressive Congress (APC). Makinde during his visit to Adogba Central Mosque at Iwo- Road appealed …

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Okowa assures on improved living standards for Deltans, workers

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has reassured Deltans and workers of his administration’s commitment to the upliftment of their living standards and sustainable development of the State. The governor told the labour leaders that if they worked hard and made their mark, the people would recognise and appreciate them, …

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Like Nnamdi Kanu, Court grants ‘iron bail’ to Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the convener of Revolution Now protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Just like the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnadi Kanu, Sowore was given stringent conditions which if not met would be remanded in the custody of the …

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Obaseki: You don’t deserve a second term, you failed us —Edo APC group

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State under the aegis of the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM), Thursday told governor Godwin Obaseki of the state that he does not deserve of a second term, insisting they will shop for a better candidate that will fly the party’s flag …

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59th Independence: Let’s decentralize Policing, build egalitarian society – Ekweremadu.

I also share the serious concern among Nigerians over growing insecurity in the land today. But I believe that the difference between security at independence and today is mainly in the security architecture. We have moved from decentralised policing with national, sub-national, and local policing services to unitary policing owned …

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