• Corruption: EFCC goes after Orji Kalu, Saraki, Akume, Alao-Akala and others

    Corruption: EFCC goes after Orji Kalu, Saraki, Akume, Alao-Akala and others

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commsision, EFCC, is set to investigate Senate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio for alleged corruption while serving as governors in their respective states.

    The anti-graft agency will revisit other cases of corruption hanging around the necks of 31 other former governors in the country.

    The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, had written to the Chairman of […]

  • APC slams Alao Akala over using Buhari’s pictures for campaigns

    APC slams Alao Akala over using Buhari’s pictures for campaigns

    With the victory and growing popularity of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, some opposition parties are said to be using his picture to canvass for votes in the April 11 governorship election.
    Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has frowned at the circulation of the posters in some parts of the state describing it as a sheer fraud.
    Ajimobi alleged that the campaign posters were discovered in Bodija and other parts of Ibadan which bore the pictures of Gen. Buhari, Ladoja and […]

  • I did not collapse at committee meeting – Alao Akala

    I did not collapse at committee meeting – Alao Akala

     

    A report revealed that the former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has dismissed rumours that he collapsed at the venue of the Labour Party National Executive Committee meeting in Ibadan on Wednesday.

    Alao-Akala, in a statement by his media aide, Oludare Ogunlana, on Thursday, described the rumour as the handiwork of “detractors who were not comfortable his popularity.”

    The statement also said that the Alao-Akala Campaign Organisation had succeeded in tracing the true owners of the website which published the report.

    It […]