• Former president of El Salvador arrested for corruption

    Former president of El Salvador arrested for corruption

    A former President of El Salvador, Elias Antonio Saca, has been arrested after corruption charges were made against him, his lawyer confirmed on Sunday.

    The former president and two former employees were taken into custody, his lawyer, Silvia Bonilla, said in the capital, San Salvador.

    Saca, who was president of the Central American country from 2004 to 09, faces prosecution for money laundering and establishing a criminal association, among other charges, according to a police statement.

    The chairman of the ethics commission of […]

  • Flood takes over road to former President Jonathan’s hometown

    Flood takes over road to former President Jonathan’s hometown

    A section of the Onuebum Road leading to Otuoke, former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan’s home town in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has been taken over by flood.

    Motorists, especially private car owners, are now forced to travel through Elebele Road to access Otuoke community, host to a federal university.

    Also, petty traders operating along the Otuoke-Onuebum Road have been sacked by the rising water level from the adjoining forest.

    The road is the closest route for residents of Azikoro, Agbura, […]

  • Former President Jonathan visits Babangida, Abdulsalami in Minna

    Former President Jonathan visits Babangida, Abdulsalami in Minna

    Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, paid a visit to former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (Rtd) at their Hilltop homes in Minna, the Niger state capital.

    Journalists were not allowed into the meetings but Channels Television learnt that the immediate past president arrived first at the home of General IBB about 11am where he spent about one hour before he proceeded to the home of General Abdulsalami Abubakar […]

  • See What Former President Obasanjo was Caught Doing Everyone is Talking About (Photo)

    See What Former President Obasanjo was Caught Doing Everyone is Talking About (Photo)

    Many people have reacted after former president Olusegun Obasanjo was caught doing this in his house.

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is in the news again. The controversial politician has been caught using a selfie stick and people are really talking.

    Some are surprised, while many others expressed joy that he is getting in tune with the new age of technology. The photo has generated comments on social

  • Former President Babangida regrets inability to scrap National Assembly

    Former President Babangida regrets inability to scrap National Assembly

    Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Tuesday said he regretted his inability to scrap the National Assembly or make its membership optional.

     

    Babandida, who spoke to journalists at his Uphill residence in Minna, Niger State, as part of activities marking his 75th birthday, said he would make amends if given another chance to act on the matter.

    The ex- President said making the National Assembly membership optional would reduce the cost of governance.

    He said, “During my public life, there were several decisions […]

  • Late Dora Akunyili’s daughter meets former President Olusegun Obasanjo

    Late Dora Akunyili’s daughter meets former President Olusegun Obasanjo

    Chidiogo, daughter of late NAFDAC chairman and Information Minister, Dora Akunyili shared this photo from her meeting with former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

    Chidiogo, daughter of late NAFDAC chairman and Information Minister, Dora Akunyili shared this photo from her meeting with former President, Olusegun

  • FG seeks worldwide seizure of assets of former President Jonathan’s allies

    FG seeks worldwide seizure of assets of former President Jonathan’s allies

    The Federal Government, Monday, kicked off legal processes that will enable it TO freeze local and foreign assets of Jide Omokore and Kola Aluko, allies of former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who are being investigated in connection with a series of multi-billion dollar petrol import and crude export deals.

    Mr. Omokore, who is also an ally of former President Goodluck Jonathan, is the chairman of Atlantic Energy Concept Nigerian Limited, AEDC, and Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited (AEBD). Both companies were […]

  • Former president Goodluck Jonathan has revealed the state in which he handed over the Nigerian economy to President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Former president Goodluck Jonathan has revealed the state in which he handed over the Nigerian economy to President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The former president stated that the Nigerian economy was the largest in Africa and worth a GDP of $574 billion as at when he handed over noting that he assumed office when the nation was only worth $270.5 billion in GDP and the second largest economy in Africa.

    Jonathan also noted that in 2009 when he assumed office, Aliko dangote was the fifth richest man in Africa but had risen to be the Richest in 2005 before he handed over to […]

  • Former President, Jonathan reportedly embarks on exile to avert arrest by EFCC

    Former President, Jonathan reportedly embarks on exile to avert arrest by EFCC

    Reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may arrest former President Goodluck Jonathan upon his return to Nigeria from his overseas tour over allegations of corruption and misappropriation of billions of dollars during his five-year stay in office may have forced the former leader to go into temporary self exile in Cote d’Ivoire.

    Several sources close to the ex-president, who confirmed to a national daily that Jonathan had sought refuge last week in the West African country, blamed the […]

  • Ignore calls for the arrest of former President, Jonathan – CAN advises Buhari

    Ignore calls for the arrest of former President, Jonathan – CAN advises Buhari

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government to ignore calls for the arrest of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The association said the calls were coming from “mischievous Nigerians”, and were aimed at throwing the country into “chaos”.

    “Such call will only set a wrong precedence in the political development of our dear nation and open doors for mischievous people to set the country into confusion,” CAN said in a statement signed by the association’s Public Relation Officer […]

  • Former President, Ibrahim Babangida Seriously Sick & Unable to Walk Unaided

    Former President, Ibrahim Babangida Seriously Sick & Unable to Walk Unaided

    Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida , is reportedly seriously ill, a source close to his hilltop mansion in Minna has revealed. Nigeria’s former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), is reportedly seriously ill, a source close to his hilltop mansion in Minna, the Niger State capital, has informed the publication yesterday.

    The source also disclosed that the former military leader has been ill for a while, resulting in his inability to attend most public functions.

    Though ThisDay could not ascertain […]