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PDP Reps Plot To Upstage APC In House Speaker Tussle

PDP Reps Plot To Upstage APC In House Speaker Tussle

From all indications, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may field a speakership candidate on June 6 when an election would be held to pick a new speaker for the House of Representatives. Also, yesterday, Minority Leader of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, APC, Surulere Federal Constituency, and Abdulmunin Jibrin, APC, Kano formally wrote their colleagues on why they want to run the ... Read More »

Arik Settles N4 Billion Debt To FAAN

Arik Settles N4 Billion Debt To FAAN

Arik Air paid over N4 billion to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria for landing , parking fees, rent, passenger service charge (PSC), and fuel surcharge last year. The payments, it was gathered were made for the months of January, February, March , April, June , July, September and December last year. The 4 bllion naira debt is contrary to ... Read More »

How Sport Minister Duped Mike Adenuga Of N39.8M- Report

How Sport Minister Duped Mike Adenuga Of N39.8M- Report

When the Super Eagles of Nigeria players protested and boycotted the next round games involving France, President Goodluck Jonathan approved the sum of $3.4million, which Dr Tammy Danagogo was to take to Brazil to let down frayed nerves of the players. While the President was giving out the instructions, Globacom chairman, Dr Mike Adenuga, on the spot dropped $200,000(N39.8m), which ... Read More »

All Accredited Media, Including AIT, Free To Cover President-Elect’s Activities – APC

All Accredited Media, Including AIT, Free To Cover President-Elect’s Activities – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that all accredited media organizations in the country, including the African Independent Television (AIT), are free to cover the activities of the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the incoming Buhari Administration will not discriminate against ... Read More »

Defection Of PDP Governors Helped APC Win- Gov. Aliyu

Defection Of PDP Governors Helped APC Win- Gov. Aliyu

Niger State Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), not to pray for the failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government. Speaking at the College of Education, Minna yesterday when he commissioned some TERTFund projects, the governor said rather, PDP members should work towards regaining power in 2019. Insisting that the failure of ... Read More »

Woman Asks 100 Men She Met On The Street For Sex, And You Won’t Believe How Many Of Them Said Yes!

Woman Asks 100 Men She Met On The Street For Sex, And You Won’t Believe How Many Of Them Said Yes!

It’s a social experiment by whatever.com to see how men and women respond to sex from strangers. Last month, a man went to the streets to see how many women will agree to sleep with a random stranger. He asked 100 random women for sex and all 100 women turned him down. Now, guess what happened when a woman went ... Read More »

Senate Presidency: Tinubu Dumps Akume

Senate Presidency: Tinubu Dumps Akume

There are strong indications that the former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinibu may have withdrawn his support for George Akume to become the new Senate President. Tinubu’s decision to dump Akume follows pressure from the Senators that he should allow them elect their own Senate President. The Senators had reportedly told Tinubu that ... Read More »

NHIS Boss Sacked As Obi Is Confirmed As SEC Chairman

NHIS Boss Sacked As Obi Is Confirmed As SEC Chairman

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has sacked the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Femi Thomas. He has been replaced by Olufemi A. Akingbade as Acting Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the NHIS. Akingbade, who hails from Ekiti State and holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science as well as a Masters in Business Administration ... Read More »

Collapsed Bridge: Firm Will Pay Compensation To Victims’ Families, Says Kwankwaso

Collapsed Bridge: Firm Will Pay Compensation To Victims’ Families, Says Kwankwaso

Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano State has vowed to ensure that the local construction firm handling the pedestrian bridge, which collapsed along Sheik Jafar road paid adequate compensation to families of the seven victims of Sunday evening incident at Dorayi suburb in the metropolis. The state police command confirmed that no fewer than seven people were killed when the ... Read More »

Mu’azu In Trouble As Plot To Unseat Him Thickens

Mu’azu In Trouble As Plot To Unseat Him Thickens

Aggrieved stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have intensified the plot to unseat the party’s National Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu and members of the National Working Committee (NWC). Spurces said that the game plan was to ensure that Mu’azu and other party leaders who were being blamed for PDP’s routing in the just-concluded general elections were sacked before May 29. Mu’azu ... Read More »

Jonathan, Others Get Street Names In Abuja

Jonathan, Others Get Street Names In Abuja

The Federal Government has named major streets in Abuja after some eminent Nigerians and accomplished Africans including President Goodluck Jonathan. The federal government said that the soon-to-be inaugurated Inner Southern Expressway will be named after outgoing President in recognition of his contribution towards national growth. The longest Wuye District Boulevard Express Road measuring 1 730 metres was named after former Vice President, ... Read More »

Woman Dumps Fiance For Making Her Choose Between Him & Her Puppets(Photos)

Woman Dumps Fiance For Making Her Choose Between Him & Her Puppets(Photos)

A woman who has splashed out $200,000 (£134,000) in the past 10 years on her puppets has revealed how her fiance made her choose between him and them. Ventriloquist April Brucker, who lives in New York City, broke up with her partner after he gave her the ultimatum – and she picked the dummies. According to Dailymail,the 30-year-old revealed that ... Read More »

Beware! Boko Haram Sympathizers Are Fabricating Stories To Encourage Them – Nigerian Military

Beware! Boko Haram Sympathizers Are Fabricating Stories To Encourage Them – Nigerian Military

Press statement by the Defence Headquarters The reports by some media outfits claiming that terrorists are now in control of Mafa in Borno State are false. The truth is that an attempt by a group of fleeing terrorists who strayed towards the town and engaged in their typical suicide attack was duly repelled by troops. Similarly, the claim by some ... Read More »

Boko Haram Is A Fraud – Gen. Buhari

Boko Haram Is A Fraud – Gen. Buhari

A statement from Gen Buhari signed by his media aide, Shehu Garba. “The fraud called Boko Haram can be defeated by denying it a recruitment base,” General Buhari told visiting leaders of Nassarawa State who came to congratulate him on his emergence as President-elect. No religion allows for the killing of children in school dormitory, in markets and places of ... Read More »

NNPC Audit Shows It Overpaid State, But Still Owes

NNPC Audit Shows It Overpaid State, But Still Owes

A forensic audit of Nigeria’s state oil firm released on Monday said the company, accused of corruption, actually overpaid the state by almost $750 million, but should still pay it an additional $1.5 billion. OutgoingPresident Goodluck Jonathan released the audit days after his elected replacement, Muhammadu Buhari, pledged to issue the report and crack down on corruption in the energy ... Read More »