• MTN: Melaye’s allegation is without merit, baseless – Minister

    MTN: Melaye’s allegation is without merit, baseless – Minister

    Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment has dismissed as untrue the allegation made in the Senate by Senator Dino Melaye that he was involved in the transfer of funds from Nigeria by telecom giant MTN.

    Reacting to the allegation, the Director of Press in the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Greyne Anosike, in a statement said that the Minister has never been in a position to transact any such business for the company.

    “Dr. Enelamah served as […]

  • Edo poll: Allegation on registration of 8,000 militants baseless – PDP

    Edo poll: Allegation on registration of 8,000 militants baseless – PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party has described the allegation by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State that it registered 8,000 militants for the forthcoming election in the state as wild.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, on Saturday in Abuja.

    Adeyeye said in the statement that the allegation was not only wiild, but totally unreasonable and baseless.

    He said: “In the first instance, we wish to ask Governor Oshiomhole the following pertinent questions: where […]

  • S*x scandal: Entwistle’s allegations baseless, say accused Reps

    S*x scandal: Entwistle’s allegations baseless, say accused Reps

    The three members of the House of Representatives ac­cused of sexual misconduct while in Cleveland, Ohio during a trip for the Interna­tional Visitor Leadership Pro­gramme, yesterday, accused outgoing US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, of peddling falsehood.

    Entwistle in a letter dated June 9, addressed to Speaker Yakubu Dogara, alleged that Mohammed Garba Gololo (APC, Bauchi), Samuel Ikon (PDP, Akwa Ibom) and Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue) were involved in sexual crime dur­ing their visit.

    But the lawmakers de­scribed as weak and unsub­stantiated […]

  • Governor Fayose’s accusation against  Aisha Buhari fallacious, baseless – PDP chieftain involved in Halliburton scandal, Fasawe

    Governor Fayose’s accusation against Aisha Buhari fallacious, baseless – PDP chieftain involved in Halliburton scandal, Fasawe

    A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stalwart mentioned in the Williams Jefferson’s bribery scandal, Oyewole Fasawe, has defended the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, saying she was not in any way connected to the transaction.

    It was gathered that the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose had on Monday alleged that the President’s wife was the person indicted by a US Court for transferring $170,000 to indicted US Congressman, Jefferson in the Halliburton scandal.

    Querying why Mrs Buhari refused to travel with […]