EFCC Re-arraigns Jonah Jang, Cashier Over N6.3bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned former Governor of Plateau, Jonah Jang, and a cashier at the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Yusuf Pam, on alleged N6.3 billion fraud. The defendants were first arraigned in June 2018 on 17-count charges bordering on misappropriation of funds, criminal breach ofContinue reading “EFCC Re-arraigns Jonah Jang, Cashier Over N6.3bn Fraud”

Sanwo-Olu bans tricycles, Okada, Opay, Gokada on Lagos Road

Lagos State Government has placed a ban on the activities of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada and tricycles in some local government areas in the state. The ban also includes Opay and Gokada operators. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, said on Monday that the decision was taken after a robust assessment of theContinue reading “Sanwo-Olu bans tricycles, Okada, Opay, Gokada on Lagos Road”

Malami Revokes Statement On Operation Amotekun, Claims He Was Misinterpreted

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has on Thursday revoked his earlier comment about the establishment of the Western Nigeria Security Outfit which he declared illegal. Malami whose condemnation on the outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun has since caused uproar on social media claimed he was only misinterpreted by the Six southwest governors andContinue reading “Malami Revokes Statement On Operation Amotekun, Claims He Was Misinterpreted”

Buhari Signs Finance Bill Into Law

President Buhari has on Monday signed the finance bill into law. The announcement came via the President’s official Twitter handle @MBuhari. His tweet read, “I am pleased to announce that this morning I signed into law the Finance Bill, 2019. “We introduced the Bill alongside the 2020 Budget, to: -Reform Nigeria’s tax laws to alignContinue reading “Buhari Signs Finance Bill Into Law”

Herdsmen Sue Oyo Over Anti-Open Grazing Law

Herdsmen in Oyo State on Thursday sued the State Executive and Legislative arms of government, claiming the anti-open grazing law passed by the State was a violation of their rights. The law had been passed to check clashes between farmers and herders in the State. Disgruntled herdsmen under the umbrella of Gan Allah Development AssociationContinue reading “Herdsmen Sue Oyo Over Anti-Open Grazing Law”

Buhari, Abdulsalami, Others Move To Reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi

President Muhammadu Buhari has supported move to reconcile the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi. The crisis between the governor and the emir had led to the creation of four additional emirates with four first class emirs in the state in order to whittle down the influence ofContinue reading “Buhari, Abdulsalami, Others Move To Reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi”

Pay Me 10 million Naira Monthly – Yari to Successor

Former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has called on his successor, Bello Matawalle, to pay his outstanding allowance and pension. The ex-governor, in a letter seen on Monday and dated October 17 which was addressed to Mr Matawalle, said he was entitled to N10 million monthly as upkeep allowance, but that he has onlyContinue reading “Pay Me 10 million Naira Monthly – Yari to Successor”

NEWS IN A FLASH – FG Set To Legislate Against Open Defecation

The Federal Government on Friday said it was set to create legislation to punish individuals who indiscriminately defecate in the open. It said an Executive Order shall be signed in that effect by President Muhammadu Buhari soon to help reduce significantly or completely eradicate cases of open defecation in Nigeria. The Minister of Water Resources,Continue reading “NEWS IN A FLASH – FG Set To Legislate Against Open Defecation”

Meet NDDC Boards Nominee Who Finished HND Before School Cert

There was mild drama on the floor of the Senate on Thursday as senators screened the persons nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, with Otobong Ndem (Akwa Ibom) discovered to have had his Higher National Diploma before possessing his Ordinary level certificate. A member of the SenateContinue reading “Meet NDDC Boards Nominee Who Finished HND Before School Cert”

Breaking: Atiku Lost In The Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js The court led by Chief Justice of Nigeria Tanko Muhammad dismissed the petition moments after it began hearing the appeal. The Presidential Election Tribunal last monthContinue reading “Breaking: Atiku Lost In The Supreme Court.”