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  • House probes TCN’s $1.5bn, $500m foreign loans

    October 19, 2017 5:18 AM 12

    The House of Representatives has queried loans totalling $1.5bn taken from foreign creditors by the Transmission Company of Nigeria. This is in spite of a separate $500m loan, which the power firm is already negotiating with the Islamic Development Bank. The House resolved on Wednesday to investigate the operations of the TCN in the past 10 years, especially

  • Aare Ona Kakanfo title fits Gani Adams, says Fayose

    October 19, 2017 5:18 AM 14

    Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has said the title of Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land to be conferred on leader of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) Otunba Gani Adams by Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is most appropriate. In a congratulatory message to Adams yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi

  • Court frees Atiku’s son, grants child’s custody to ex-wife

    October 19, 2017 4:32 AM 11

    A Tinubu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos State on Wednesday discharged Aminu Atiku Abubakar of contempt, but granted the custody of his two children to his estranged wife, Fatimo Bolori. The Chief Magistrate, Kikelomo Ayeye, ordered that the children: Amirah, 8; and Amir, 6 – should be in the custody of their mother for 10 days, pending when permanent living

  • Senate Orders Unfreezing Of Patience Jonathan’s Accounts

    October 19, 2017 3:55 AM 12

    Despite assurances and pledges Senate had made in the past to support the ongoing fight against corruption in the country, senate committee investigating the petitions against the freezing of the accounts of the former first lady, Patience Jonathan has directed that they should be unfreeze. The Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions committee after

  • Educationist charges parents on safety education

    October 19, 2017 3:18 AM 11

    THE Principal, Federal Government College Ijanikin, Lagos, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Essien, has charged parents to partner with the Federal Government to help actualise the objective behind the introduction of Safety Education in schools. Essien, who made this charge at the commissioning and handing over of some projects donated by the 1992 set of graduates

  • Without you, we won’t die, PDP replies Obasanjo

    October 19, 2017 3:18 AM 14

    The Peoples Democratic Party has said that it will not force former President Olusegun Obasanjo to return as its member. It said it would respect the decision of the former President, but added that whether he returned or not, it (the party) would not die. Obasanjo had on Tuesday vowed never to return to the party, saying he would rather remain a statesman

  • 2019: Card readers’ll be effectively deployed – INEC

    October 19, 2017 2:18 AM 13

    The commission also said it would engage no less than one million adhoc staff for conduct of the election. Speaking in Abuja when he appeared before the Senate Committee on INEC, Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the smart card readers would function very well as users would be adequately trained on its usage before the election

  • Remanding Atiku’s son: Keyamo Chambers react

    October 19, 2017 2:18 AM 12

    Aminu was alleged to have disobeyed an order made by Ayeye on October 11 over the custody of the boy, who he was alleged to have taken away from the custody of his ex-wife, Fatimo Bolori. Magistrate Ayeye had ordered the respondent in the suit—U. F. Bolori vs. M. A. Abubakar— to produce the boy at the first hearing of the case. When the case came up for the discharge

  • Plateau killings: We underestimated number of attackers, says military

    October 19, 2017 1:14 AM 11

    The military has denied the allegation of complicity in the reported killing of 29 persons, including women and children, in the Nkiedonwhro community of Plateau State. Rather, it said it was overwhelmed by the numerical strength and tactics of the attackers. The spokesperson of Operation Safe Haven, Capt. Umar Adams, made the denial in an interview

  • Ex-FCT minister, son forfeit 14 properties to FG

    October 19, 2017 1:10 AM 13

    The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered an interim forfeiture of 14 properties in “choice areas” of Abuja which were allegedly traced to the immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba granted the interim forfeiture order upon an ex parte application by the Economic