Monthly Archives: June 2015

My Visit To Obasanjo By Bukola Saraki

Amid cold war between the newly elected officers of Nigeria’s eighth National Assembly and the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Friday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo. According to him, he was there to receive his blessing and consult him on how to move the Senate and the nation forward. Saraki ...

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How Girl, 18, Killed Mother Over Order To Cook

A girl of about 18 years has killed her mother in Rumuchakara village in Choba community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. Choba community, one of the communities that plays host to the University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) witnessed rowdiness after a young girl allegedly killed her mother with a plank. A source that is privy to the family ...

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Corps Member Executes N3m Project

A corps member serving with the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, Miss Jalila Ahmad, has constructed a labour room, two office blocks for family planning and antenatal at the Primary Health Care Centre in Jikwoyi, Abuja, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Ahmad, at the inauguration, said the project cost her three million naira. She said that she sourced the fund ...

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How Mimiko Emerged Governor’s Forum Chair

The Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Rahman Olusegun Mimiko, has emerged as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum. Mimiko was elected on Tuesday night at the inaugural meeting of the forum after the May 29 change of power. The meeting was held at the Secretariat of former Governor Jonah Jang’s faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum in ...

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Why I Joined Politics – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari regretted yesterday that those he regarded as ‘strong men’ have destroyed institutions in Nigeria but promised that his administration would do its best to ensure that institutions bequeathed to the country by the British colonial leaders were restored. The President who spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa while meeting with the Nigerian community there after the African Union ...

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@Dino_Melaye Kicks Against Jumbo Pay For Lawmakers

Senator Dino Melaye may become the Nigerians’ bride in the 8th National Assembly as he has described as wicked, any lawmaker who accepts immodest allowance at this trying time in our national life. According to the anti-graft activist, who is representing Kogi West at the Senate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), federal lawmakers would be insensitive ...

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How Man Brutally Raped Own Mum To Death

A 27 year-old son has allegedly molest and murdered his own mother during a chilling torture session in her bedroom, a court has heard. Alexander McDonald, who was previously described as ‘laid-back and gentle’, however, jurors were told he killed his mother by stabbing and strangling her after getting into a state of “sexual excitement”. Restaurant worker McDonald, denied murdering ...

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N9 Billion NASS Allowances: CACOL Kicks

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL) has kicked against N9 billion proposed as allowances for Nigeria’s 8th National Assembly, urging well-meaning Nigerians to condemn it. The parliament was recently inaugurated at both the upper and lower chambers of the federal legislative houses. Investigations have revealed that the jumbo pay, will cover the lawmakers accommodation, furniture and vehicle allowances. Reacting to ...

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Ex-Ebonyi Gov, Elechi, Quizzed By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday invited former Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State for interrogation. A source at the EFCC told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that Elechi arrived at the commission’s office at 10am. The source said the former governor was at the commission to honour the invitation by the EFCC. On January ...

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Marginalization: Enugu North Makes Case For Okey Ezea

Enugu-North Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to other zones in the State to support the nomination of Barr. Okey Ezea for ministerial appointment. Ezea was the 2015 governorship candidate of the party in Enugu State. In a joint press briefing by six Local Government Chairmen of the APC in the Enugu-North senatorial zone on Monday, they ...

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Buhari To Look Beyond APC For Cabinet Members, Says Oyegun

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Oyegun, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari would look beyond his party to form the cabinet that would best help him deliver on his promises to Nigerians. Mr. Oyegun, who stated this Monday in Abuja when he granted audience to journalists in his office, said contrary to insinuations, there is no ...

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