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Senate Tackles Buhari Over Selective Implementation of 2017 Budget

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected the selective implementation of projects in the 2017 budget embarked upon by the executive. The lawmakers made their position known after debating recommendations of the Senate Joint Committee on Appropriation and Finance on the implementation of the 2017 budget. The committee had on Tuesday met with

N9 Trillion Contract Scandal Rocks NNPC Under Buhari’s Watch

Ibe-Emmanuel-Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Attention of President Muhammadu Buhari who also doubles as the Minister of Petroleum Resources has been drawn to the stunning allegation of abuse of contract process to the tune of N9 trillion naira at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The allegation was made public through

Senate Sets up Committee to Probe IGP, He is Corrupt – Sen. Misau

The Senate has set up an eight-man ad hoc committee to investigate allegations of corruption brought against the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Ibrahim Idris, by a senator, Isah Misau (APC-Bauchi). The Inspector General of Police(IGP), Ibrahim Idris The senate also mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate Police

Obasanjo Joins Nollywood, First Appearance in Comedy Series

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has made his acting debut in a Nollywood comedy series titled “Dele Issues”. The special episode will be aired on October 14. The series is an initiative of Nollywood star, Samuel Ajibola, who is popularly known as Spiff in the sitcom “The Johnsons”. Ajibola made the announcement on

EXPOSED: 10 Years Reign of Embezzlement in JAMB

The appointment of Prof. Ishaq Oloyede as the Registrar of the Joint Admmission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on August 2016 has led to the shocking exposure of the stunning embezzlement of public fund that had been going on in the agency. Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board,

Senate Approves Death Sentence For Kidnappers

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill which outlaws abduction, wrongful restraint or confinement for ransom. The Senate also approved death sentence for whoever engages in the act and a 30 years jail term for anybody that colludes with an abductor. The bill sponsored by Isa Misau, APC-Bauchi, was passed into

A vessel, 6 Crew Members Arraigned Over Alleged Diesel Theft

A vessel, MT Vine and six members of its crew, were on Thursday brought before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged stealing of 1080 metric tons of diesel, Automated Gas Oil (AGO). Those arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alongside the vessel were, Okpene Peter, Lateef Akin,

Ohanaeze Re-echoes Opposition Against the Label of IPOB as Terrorist Organization


Ohanaeze, the apex Igbo socio - cultural Organization in Nigeria, has again opposed the pronouncement of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorism Organization by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The President General of the prominent Igbo organisation, John Nwodo, reaffirmed this position and said Nigeria is ripe