• Ex-Governor Nyako, son, others plead not guilty to fresh N40bn fraud charge

    Ex-Governor Nyako, son, others plead not guilty to fresh N40bn fraud charge

    Cash-strapped National Assembly has resorted to bank facilities to pay its staff their monthly salaries and allowances. But the facilities do not include the controversial running cost paid to lawmakers, as well as the salaries and allowances for their aides.

    About N4.5 billion is spent on the running cost of lawmakers in the two houses of the National Assembly. The sum of N13.5 million is paid to each senator while a member of the House of Representatives gets a little above […]

  • EFCC asks Amosu, others to plead guilty, forfeit 33 houses

    EFCC asks Amosu, others to plead guilty, forfeit 33 houses

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has told the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.); a former Chief of Accounts and Budgeting in Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun; and a former Director of Finance and Budget, Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo, to forfeit the 33 properties they allegedly bought with stolen funds.

    This, it was learnt, was part of the conditions for the plea bargain given to the three accused persons.

    A security agent, who […]

  • (Video Clip) Parents identify missing Chibok girls in new video, featured pleading with Nigerian Government to cooperate with Boko Haram

    (Video Clip) Parents identify missing Chibok girls in new video, featured pleading with Nigerian Government to cooperate with Boko Haram

    According to reports, three mothers of schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in North East Nigeria two years ago said they had identified their daughters in a video released by Islamist group Boko Haram, the first possible sighting of the girls since a video in May 2014.

     

    About 15 girls featured in the video released to local officials on Tuesday, saying they were from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok and pleading with the Nigerian government to cooperate with Boko Haram on […]

  • APC begs me to return – Segun Osoba

    APC begs me to return – Segun Osoba

    Olusegun Osoba, Former Governor Ogun  on Tuesday said the public misconstrued what happened at his Bourdilon home, Ikoyi – Lagos, last Sunday when the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest met.

    In attendance at the meeting included the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi; Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Mrs. Oluranti Adebule and former Governor of Ekiti State, […]