Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdumumin Jibrin has alleged that a cabal headed by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara will go to any length to protect their interest.
Jibrin had recently accused Dogara, his Deputy; Yusuf Lasun, Chief Whip, Ado-Doguwa and Miniority Leader; Leo Ogor of padding the 2016 budget to the tune of N30bn. -budget-jibrin
Following his earlier allegations, the lawmaker was summoned to appear before the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges to shed light on […]
According to reports, the Oyo State Police Command has arrested three persons in possession of two human skulls have been arrested at a hideout in Ogbomoso.
The state Commissioner of Police, Samuel Adegbuyi, said the arrest was made after the police received information from members of the public, who had raised the alarm that the suspects were dealing in human parts.
One of the skulls was discovered to have had what looked like a deep machete cut at its temple, leaving the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a 24-man committee to address perceived defects in Nigeria’s electoral laws and constitution.
The Committee, which members were drawn from Civil Society Organisations, academia, legal profession, traditional institutions, as well as former legislators, is headed by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani.
The committee would be inaugurated Tuesday by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
The AGF, in a statement by his media aide, Salisu Isah, said the Constitutional/ Electoral Reform Committee was […]
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the posting of eight Directors-General and one Managing Director of the state government parastatals.
This is contained in a statement signed by the governor’s spokesman, Imam Imam, and issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Friday.
The chief executives are as follows: Shehu Usman Malami, Director-General, Debt Management Office, Dr Ibrahim Usman, Director-General, Waziri Junaidu, History and Culture Bureau and Shehu Adamu, Director-General, State Contributory Health Agency.
Others are: Abdullahi Muhammad, Director-General, State Housing Corporation, Aminu […]
Top US diplomat John Kerry will fly to Brussels and London on Monday for talks with Washington’s key allies in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.
US officials travelling to Rome with the secretary of state told reporters on the flight that two stops had been added to his European itinerary at the last moment.
“Tomorrow we’ll go to Brussels and then on to London,” one official said.
Washington was dismayed last week when British voters chose to leave […]
Men in Benin, the Edo State capital, have started shaving their heads in honour of the late Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa.
The monarch’s demise was announced on Friday, which was followed with the breaking of a native chalk by the Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe.
As the ancient tradition demands, part of the mourning rites to be performed by males in Benin include the shaving of heads and the closure of markets in the […]