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  • Is Ribadu the issue?

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 6

    A lot of the current political actors will not forget his name in a hurry. Many of them saw as the gadfly, especially those who were governors during the tenure of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. He was feared by some, just as he enjoyed the power and authority in his capacity as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

  • Cripple attempts to bomb Lagos airport

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 4

    TRAGEDY was, on Monday, averted at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, when a suspected Boko Haram member was arrested while attempting to detonate an explosive at the Centrex unit of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), at the international wing of the airport. According to information gathered, the suspect was able to gain access under the guise

  • Ebonyi lawmakers pass vote of confidence on speaker

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 2

    NORMALCY has finally returned to the Ebonyi State house of assembly, as the lawmakers unanimously passed a vote of confidence on the speaker, Honourable Chukwuma Nwazunku, during the resumption of plenary on Monday, after one month recess. Accordingly, the indefinite suspension clamped down on three lawmakers for alleged acts of misconduct has been lifted

  • Nasarawa Impeachment: Lawmakers Petition NJC Over Chief Judge’s Conduct

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 4

    The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has moved a resolution to petition the National Judicial Council (NJC) on the role of the Chief Judge of the state during the crisis that engulfed the state as a result of the plot to remove Governor Al-makura. The PDP dominated House of Assembly, which resumed plenary on Monday after weeks of the impeachment saga, accused

  • Why INEC can’t fund political parties —Jega

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 3

    CHAIRMAN of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, on Monday, said that the commission would not be able to fund the registered political parties for now as being agitated by the political parties, saying that this was “due to constitutional constraints.” Professor Jega made the clarification in Abuja while speaking

  • Suspected suicide bomber arrested at Lagos airport

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 5

    PANDEMONIUM broke out Monday at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, following the arrest of a physically challenged man suspected to be Boko Haram suicide bomber at CENTREX, an annex office of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA). An eye witness told journalists that the suspected bomber was about to gain entrance to the annex when he was accosted

  • I will shake Nigeria after 2015 elections – Akiolu

    August 18, 2014 11:00 PM 4

    The Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, on Monday vowed to make startling revelations that will shake the country after the 2015 general election. Akiolu’s outburst at the public presentation of a book: “Corruption and Human Rights Law in Africa,” authored by Dr. Kolawole Olaniyan was in response to a statement credited to the Ooni of Ife, ‎Oba Okunade Sijuade

  • Part-time Legislature: To Be Or Not To Be?

    August 18, 2014 10:46 PM 1

    The cost of running the three arms of government; executive, legislature and judiciary, has been a source of concern to Nigerians considering that it eats up the majority of Nigeria’s annual budget and encourages a high level of corruption in governance because there is too much money in the system. The legislature is the hardest hit as they have been criticised

  • INEC Urges Parties To Educate Poll Agents Ahead Of 2015 Election

    August 18, 2014 9:58 PM 8

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged political parties in Nigeria to educate their election monitoring agents on current electoral practices to ensure credible polls in 2015. Chairman of the Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, told journalists at a training session for party agents that agents who are informed about electoral process

  • EFCC recovers N5b from fuel subsidy scammers

    August 18, 2014 9:04 PM 5

    THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said it has so far recovered about N5 billion from persons and organisations indicted in the fuel subsidy probe, which began over two years ago. Spokesman to the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement Monday that while this amount has been recovered for the government, investigations are still ongoing