• Nigeria police stations get N15, 000 for running costs monthly

    Nigeria police stations get N15, 000 for running costs monthly

    According to reports, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr. Fatai Owoseni on Thursday said that a police station in Nigeria gets N45,000 in three months as running cost.

    Owoseni said this while addressing members of the Human Rights Defenders and Advocacy Centre, a civil society organisation, who protested to his office in Ikeja.

    The group urged the Federal Government to probe the embezzlement of funds meant for fuelling of patrol vehicles, stationery, uniforms and allowance for the Nigerian Police Force.

    The group […]

  • Budget padding: No one is after Jibrin, he’s running from EFCC – Rep

    Budget padding: No one is after Jibrin, he’s running from EFCC – Rep

    Herman Hembe, a member of the House of Representatives from Benue State, has accused Abdulmumin Jibrin of running away from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    Jibrin, who was axed from the house over some allegations leveled against the leadership of the 8th assembly, recently fled to London on the ground that his life was in danger.

    But in a statement on Monday, Hembe said Jibrin fled to London because ‎the anti-graft agencies were closing in on him on his past […]

  • Tinubu nominated me to be Buhari’s running mate, says Osinbajo

    Tinubu nominated me to be Buhari’s running mate, says Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) yesterday laid to rest speculations about his emergence as presidential running mate in last year’s election

    He said in Lagos that he was nominated by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

    “I was nominated by the leader of our party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, under who I served as a commissioner in Lagos State,” Osinbajo said at a colloquium on the state of the nation in Lagos organised by the Coalition of […]

  • I will nominate Aisha Buhari as my running mate in 2019 – Agoro

    I will nominate Aisha Buhari as my running mate in 2019 – Agoro

    Founder and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr Olapade Agoro, wants Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari to be his running mate for the 2019 election.

    In an interview with Newsmen, Agoro said: “If I have my way, I will nominate Aisha Buhari as my running mate in 2019. I am looking forward to meeting with Buhari and tell him that Aisha is not fit for the kitchen.

    “Buhari made a mistake building up the woman. He […]

  • N68bn scam: I am not running from EFCC – Shema

    N68bn scam: I am not running from EFCC – Shema

    It was gathered that the ex-governor of Katsina state, Ibrahim Shema, has responded to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC’s move to declare him wanted.

    Recall that the EFCC had declared the ex-governor wanted over alleged diversion of funds running into N68 billion.

    Mr. Shema in response to the latest development has denied the allegations levelled against him by the anti-graft agency.

    Speaking to an online medium, Shema denied acknowledging the agency’s letters through his lawyers.

    Shema who spoke through his spokesperson, […]

  • Wike is running a 419 government – Dakuku Peterside

    Wike is running a 419 government – Dakuku Peterside

    The All Progressive Congress,APC, in Rivers State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration of lacking the needed prowess to lead the state.

    Governorship candidate of the APC in the last general elections in the State, Dakuku Peterside said this when APC faithful gathered at Okehi community, the Headquarters of Etche Local Government Area of the state.

    Peterside who is now the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, said Governor Wike is only interested in borrowing money […]

  • UEFA fines Portugal €5,000 for fan running on pitch

    UEFA fines Portugal €5,000 for fan running on pitch

    UEFA has fined Portugal €5,000 after one of their fans ran onto the pitch towards Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal against Poland on Thursday.

    The man, wearing a shirt in Portugal colors, evaded security to get close to Ronaldo during extra time of the match in Marseille.

    UEFA says its disciplinary panel imposed the standard fine for a “field invasion,” plus a warning over fans encroaching onto the playing area after Portugal won in a penalty shootout.

    A similar case was […]

  • Oshiomhole acting as if he is the one running for election – PDP candidate, Ize-Iyamu

    Oshiomhole acting as if he is the one running for election – PDP candidate, Ize-Iyamu

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the governorship election in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has stated that the outgoing governor, Adams Oshiomhole was acting as if he was the candidate running for election.

    In a statement yesterday formally congratulating Mr. Godwin Obaseki on his emergence as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ize-Iyamu wondered if the inability of his APC rival to speak for himself is not a sign of things to come.

    While stressing that he looked […]

  • Our patience is running out over delayed negotiation – Niger Delta Militants tell FG

    Our patience is running out over delayed negotiation – Niger Delta Militants tell FG

    Militants under the aegis of Ultimate Warriors of the Niger Delta, UWND, on Wednesday threatened the Federal Government saying their patience was running out over failure of the government to open negotiation with them, two weeks after declaring a ceasefire.

    A statement by the group’s Media Director, Sibiri Taiowoh, tittled, ‘If you make the peaceful change that we seek impossible, we will make violent change possible,’ also pledged affiliation with the Niger Delta Avengers.

    UWND also threatened to embarked on full-scale destruction […]

  • EFCC arrests man accused of running an illegal Polytechnic & issuing fake certificates … Photo

    EFCC arrests man accused of running an illegal Polytechnic & issuing fake certificates … Photo

    The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, have arrested one Johnson Tola on allegations bordering on the operation of an illegal polytechnic and issuance of fake certificates to unsuspecting individuals.

    According to a statement released, Investigations revealed that Johnson Tola had allegedly been using the polytechnic as a decoy to extort money from prospective students.

    He was initially arrested but was granted an administrative bail in the course of investigation. Johnson however refused to report back at the […]