Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), on Tuesday adjourned the trial Senate President Bukola Saraki to January 11.
Announcing the adjournment after sitting for only 30 minutes, Umar said he had “other important thing to attend to”.
Before his announcement, Umar allowed Paul Usoro, Saraki’s counsel, to finish cross-examining Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and prosecution witness.
Usoro cross-examined Wetkas on count 16 of the charge of false declaration of assets brought […]
According to reports, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the very rich cultural history and tradition of the ancient Benin Kingdom, one of the famous destinations during the exploitation of the African continent by the Europeans.
Speaking at the opening of the National Gallery of Art (NGA) Benin Art Exhibition, in commemoration of the coronation of the new Oba of Benin, in Benin City on Friday, the Minister however lamented the plundering of the priceless pieces […]
Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme has reiterated the need for Igbo people to unite and trust each other as they were doing in the past, arguing that it is only by so doing that their area would move forward in the Nigeria project.
Ekwueme, spoke at the traders’ summit and award ceremony organized by Anambra Consensus Project, ACP, to honour outstanding traders in all the 57 major markets in Anambra State. The ceremony took place at Amaokpala in Orumba […]
In a message posted on Facebook and Twitter to mark the ‘World Teacher’s Day’ on Wednesday, the senator representing Bayelsa east, Ben Murray-Bruce, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government for a reduction in the salaries of politicians.
The chairman of Silverbird group who lamented the plight of teachers, saying they deserve better pay, added that Nigeria would be a better country if teachers were properly remunerated.
“Nigeria has some of the highest paid politicians and some of the lowest […]
Unripe plantain is a rare food on the menu list in Nigerian homes as many detest the taste and settle for the ripe one due to it’s sweetness and ignorance.
These are 10 health benefits you’ll be getting from eating unripe plantain:
1. It enriches the heart.
Unripe plantain contains some amount of serotonin which dilates the arteries, improves blood flow and reduces homocystine (a condition that causes coronary artery disease and stroke).
It richness in potassium makes it heart friendly by preventing heart […]
Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that teachers’ salaries should be given priority over capital expenditure.
He said the Senate would work towards ensuring that salaries of teachers were paid promptly.
Saraki also asked the government to leave capital investments to the private sector in order to enable it to focus on social infrastructure such as regular payment of teachers’ salaries.
The senate president spoke on Friday at the 2016 Founder’s Day lecture of the King’s College, Lagos.
Saraki, who is an old […]
As you continue to prepare mentally and financially ahead of the big wedding day with your sweetheart, some important books that is advisable for to read before you say “i do” have been revealed.
I have always wondered if men actually understand what they are going into when they pledge to stay with a certain woman for the rest of their lives. This is important because it would seem to me that they are bored throughout the ceremony and the women […]
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what people do not know about this meal is that if they skip it, it could have an adverse effect on their weight.
Akansha Jhalani, a registered Dietitian and Health Blogger at ‘Beyond The Weighing Scale’, helps you decode the myths associated with breakfast, so that you enjoy the most important meal of the day in a healthy way.
Juicing your fruit: When you start your blender to juice oranges, remember that […]
The BringBackOurGirls group claims in a recent statement that President Muhammadu Buhari has “broken all promises” made to the group about rescuing the missing Chibok girls and that the government had been “lackadaisical” in the rescue mission.
The Presidency will like to appeal to the officials and members of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign group, not to waver in their support for the government in the war against terrorism and in the ongoing effort to free all Nigerian citizens taken […]