April2019

FG Secures Release Of Zainab Aliyu

The Federal Government has secured the release of Zainab Aliyu who was arrested in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. He said the government has been able to establish the innocence of Zainab[…]

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2023: The Gathering Storm Against Tinubu

When the senator representing Kaduna Central senatorial district,Shehu Sani, in a tweet, raised the alarm that some persons in the All Progressives Congress in the state have perfected plans to carry out campaign of calumny against the national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, not many people took him[…]

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Senate Passes 2019 Budget, Adds N86bn

The senate has passed a sum of N8.916 trillion as the budget for the 2019 fiscal year as against the N8.83 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The new budget figure was passed after Danjuma Goje, chairman senate committee on appropriations, presented a report on the floor of the upper[…]

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N14.3BN SCAM:CACOL BACKS SENATE ON ITS CALL FOR REFUND AND PROSECUTION OF OKECHUKWU ENELEMAH

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has given its support to the directive of the Nigerian Senate to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah and the acting Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) Terhemba Nongo, to return N14.3bn (Fourteen Billion, Three Hundred Million[…]

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Ambode’s last days in office…

By Bolanle Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com  0705 263 1058 As would be expected, a flurry of activities is hallmarkingGov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s last days in office. Last Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari was in Lagos on a one-day working visit during which he commissioned many signature projects of the Lagos State governor. Critics say the projects[…]

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PDP calls for collaboration of parties to rescue Nigeria from APC

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for collaboration of all political parties in the country to “rescue Nigeria from misrule of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Diran Odeyemi, in a signed statement explained that three incidents that happened recently had shown[…]

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$5.2bn Fishing Equipment Rust At Kirikiri Jetties

·       Operators blame NIMASA for poor regulation Some vessels and fishing equipment valued at $5.2billion are wasting at the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) and other fishing jetties  in Lagos due to poor regulations and activities of Chinese illegal fishermen. Already some Nigerian trawler operators have relocated to Ghana and other neighbouring   countries  because of[…]

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ZAINAB’S CASE: PMB DIRECTS AGF MALAMI, TO INTERVENE

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to immediately intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, the student, incriminated in drug related matters and being detained by the Saudi Arabia authorities.In a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by[…]

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