• Jacob Zuma is fighting for his presidency in the capital Pretoria

    Jacob Zuma is fighting for his presidency in the capital Pretoria

    South African President Jacob Zuma is fighting for his presidency in the capital Pretoria as the ruling party’s highest decision-making body considers a motion for him step down.

    The meeting of the National Executive Committee of the ruling African National Congress was due to end on Sunday but was extended so that each of the 80 members could state their position on whether or not Zuma should continue as president.

    The surprise motion for Zuma to step down was introduced by Tourism […]

  • Ebonyi State Governor Umahi orders EBSU VC and principal officers to vacate office immediately

    Ebonyi State Governor Umahi orders EBSU VC and principal officers to vacate office immediately

    Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered the Vice Chancellor of the State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, Prof Francis Idike, and other Principal officers of the institution to immediately vacate office having exhausted their 8 years tenure as stipulated in the 2016 EBSU amendment law 005 of 2016 assented to by the State Governor on Friday.

    Umahi shortly after assenting to the law at the State Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Abakaliki, stated that with the new law in place, the Vice […]

  • Lagos House of Assembly orders safety commission boss to vacate office until given approval

    Lagos House of Assembly orders safety commission boss to vacate office until given approval

    According to reports, the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday ordered the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission Hakeem Dickson, to vacate office until given approval by the House.

    The order followed an observation by the Chairman, House Committee on Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Olusola Shokunle, that Dickson was occupying the position without the approval of the House.

    Shokunle told the House that Dickson had not been given approved at any time by the Assembly.

    The lawmaker added that such a development […]

  • Donald Trump vows to quit Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

    Donald Trump vows to quit Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump outlined plans on Monday for his first day in office, including withdrawing from a major trade accord and investigating abuses of work visa programs, and met with Cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower.

    Trump met with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Democratic U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard and former Texas Governor Rick Perry. But he announced no further appointments, keeping candidates and the public guessing about the shape of the administration that will take office on Jan. 20.

    Fallin, […]

  • Trump will get wake-up call when he takes office, says Obama

    Trump will get wake-up call when he takes office, says Obama

    President-elect Donald Trump is in for a quick wake-up call and will have to adjust his temperament when he confronts the realities of his new job on Jan. 20, President Barack Obama said on Monday.

    In a news conference at the White House, Obama said the freewheeling Trump could not be as outspoken as he was during the long and bitter campaign that ended last week with the Republican’s surprise win over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

    Subdued and carefully choosing his words, Obama […]

  • Dariye spent part of ecological funds on office equipment – witness tells court

    Dariye spent part of ecological funds on office equipment – witness tells court

    A witness in the trial of the former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, has told a high court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gudu District, that Dariye used part of the alleged misappropriated N1.16billion ecological funds of Plateau State to purchase equipment for the state’s Abuja Liaison Office.

    The 10th defence witness, Gideon Mitu, a Permanent Secretary at the Plateau State’s Abuja Liaison Office, disclosed this while being led in evidence by Dariye’s counsel, Garba Pwul (SAN).

    The witness, however, told […]

  • Rivers rerun: Protesters storm INEC office, demand chairman, Zakari’s resignation

    Rivers rerun: Protesters storm INEC office, demand chairman, Zakari’s resignation

    Hundreds of protesters, yesterday, stormed the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and demanded for the immediate resignation of the chairman of the commission, Mahmoud Yakubu and national commissioner in charge of elections, Hajia Amina Zakari.

    The protesters, made up of  women, youths and lawyers, said their call for the resignation of  Yakubu and Zakari, was informed by their refusal to investigate the arrest of three persons in Rivers State, who were found with fake INEC result sheets.

    Coordinator […]

  • Shameless Couple Filmed Having S*x Opposite a Busy London Office in Broad Daylight (Photo+Video)

    Shameless Couple Filmed Having S*x Opposite a Busy London Office in Broad Daylight (Photo+Video)

    A shocked crowd watched helplessly as two shameless couple had passionate s*x opposite a busy London office in broad daylight.

    A couple left people in shock after they engaged in passionate s*x up against a window opposite a packed London office.

    According to reports, the passionate pair were filmed romping while pressed up against the window of Motel One, a London hotel, in broad daylight. The couple were filmed going at it up against a hotel window in London.

    The pair were caught […]

  • I will surely fix power sector before I leave office,  says Buhari

    I will surely fix power sector before I leave office, says Buhari

    Poised to engender good governance in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he would surely solve the country’s perennial electricity problem, fix the Niger Delta security problem and also improve the infrastructural status before leaving office.

    He also said that public office holders in Nigeria must be made to be accountable, restating the determination of his administration to restore the country to the “good old days of accountability”.

    The president spoke at a meeting with the Director, Global Upstream of Shell Oil […]

  • Airbus to open Nigeria office

    Airbus to open Nigeria office

    Leading French aircraft manufacturing and leasing company, Airbus Group, has expressed desire to open an office in Nigeria as parts of its plans to widen its business in Africa.

    The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, who led a delegation on a visit to the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, in his office yesterday said opening the office was a mark of confidence President Buhari’s quest to reform the nation’s economy.

    He added that their visit also hinged […]

  • New SON boss assumes office, vows to prosecute offenders

    New SON boss assumes office, vows to prosecute offenders

    Barrister Anthony Osita Aboloma, yesterday in Abuja, assumed duty as the substantive director general/CEO of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

    This is also as he has vowed to use his background as a lawyer to push for the prosecution of those who deal in substandard products to another level.

    In a brief hand-over ceremony , former acting director general of the agency, Paul Angya, said the agency in the last few months had doubled efforts in the war against substandard products […]