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April 20, 2018 3:53 AM Senate mace theft: ACF, Labour, others condemn attack

In a similar vein, a National Executive Committee member of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Issa Aremu, has condemned the Senate invasion. Thugs suspected to be loyal to suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Wednesday invaded the Red Chamber and forcefully took away the mace. They broke into the chambers during plenary and, in the process 17

April 18, 2018 3:31 PM APC reacts to attack on Nigerian Senate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the invasion of the senate by thugs suspected to be working for suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. However, in a swift reaction, the APC, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, said: “The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian 20

April 18, 2018 12:05 PM Taraba Killings: Army Declares Five Wanted

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday declared five persons wanted in Taraba for their alleged roles in killings in Takum Local Government Area and other parts of the state. The army named the suspects as Tanko Adiku Dantayi, Kurusi Danladi, Chindo, Big Olumba and Chairman Poko. The army spokesman, Texas Chukwu, in a statement, appealed to the people of Taraba 17

April 18, 2018 11:48 AM Hoodlums Invasion, Mace Snatching Act Of Treason – Senate

The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority. In a statement after the incident on Wednesday, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, said the incident is an act of treason. Today, some armed hoodlums led by suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, walked into the Senate 19

April 15, 2018 2:14 PM SEC to discuss 10-year masterplan implementationThe Sun News

The implementation of the 10-year capital market masterplan and other sector initiatives will top the agenda of the first 2018 meeting of Capital Market Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The ten-year masterplan for the Nigerian capital market which is expected to refocus the market and help double its size over time and grow the economy 23

April 14, 2018 8:29 PM Methodist Archbishop speaks on herdsmen killings in Benue, Taraba

The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev. Joseph Oche-Job, has called for a determined action from the Federal Government to stop the lingering senseless killings by suspected herders in Benue and Taraba. Oche-Job made the call on the sidelines of the 24th Annual Synod Diocese in Abuja on Saturday. He also urged the government to replicate the kind of action 23

April 13, 2018 5:03 AM Osun Govt Assures Residents Of Adequate Security Of Lives, Property

The state Government of Osun has assured the people of the state of adequate security of their lives and property. Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the state, Adelani Baderinwa said the government has not relented on its efforts in providing maximum security and ensuring peace and harmony in the state. He attributed the peaceful atmosphere 23

April 9, 2018 10:51 AM Access Bank, GTB Slammed N96 Million Fine For Violating Regulations

Guaranty Trust Bank and Access Bank have been slammed with a 96 million fine for violating various regulations put in place by the central bank of Nigeria. The penalties were paid for various offenses ranging from unutilized foreign exchange from CBN, late rendition of returns, violations of guide on bank charges, among other infractions. A breakdown 22

April 6, 2018 7:10 PM Offa Bank robbery: Gov Ahmed visits victims, promises to pay hospital bills

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has promised to pay the medical bills of victims of Thursday’s armed robbery attack in Offa, headquarters of Offa Local Government Area. Ahmed made the promise when he visited the victims at the General Hospital in Ilorin on Friday. The governor ordered that the victims be relocated to Ilorin from Offa for adequate 29

April 6, 2018 2:55 PM Charlyboy’s group storms INEC office, demands prosecution of Ibrahim Mantu

A coalition of civil society group, OurMumuDonDo, led by Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, on Friday demanded the the prosecution of former Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, over his rigging claim. The coalition during a visit to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja, said Mantu should be prosecuted 24