• Court gives Aregbesola 7 days to defend refusal to appoint commissioners

    Court gives Aregbesola 7 days to defend refusal to appoint commissioners

    An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo has given Governor Rauf Aregbesola, seven days to defend why he has not constituted his cabinet since 2014.

    His counsel, Fatimo Adesina had urged the court to consider the governor’s application on the court’s lack of jurisdiction to hear the case before proceeding to the substantive suit filed by Barrister Kanmi Ajibola over his refusal to appoint commissioners for almost two years since his assumption of office for second term.

    Ajibola had challenged Aregbesola’s […]

  • Senate gives NDDC 7 days to tender evidence of approval on 1,691 contracts

    Senate gives NDDC 7 days to tender evidence of approval on 1,691 contracts

    According to reports, the Senate Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, directed authorities of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to submit all approval evidences for 1,691 contracts it awarded within seven days for verification.

    The order was sequel to the failure of the commission to provide evidence of approval for the 1,691 contracts out of the entire 1,697 contracts awarded by the commission to registered contractors between 2014 and 2016.

    The committee, led by Senator Andy Uba, PDP, Anambra South, subsequently directed […]

  • Settle leadership crises in 7 days or we will take over – PDP Youths warn party

    Settle leadership crises in 7 days or we will take over – PDP Youths warn party

    Youth groups within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday threatened to take over the party if the leadership tussle currently rocking the party is not resolved within seven days.

    Chairman of the coalition, Aderemi Olusegun, gave the warning at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja while addressing reporters.

    Olusegun said youth of the party felt it was necessary to come together and take a position in the interest of the party following the failure of its leaders to form a quorum […]