Lagos Assembly To Abolish Position Of Minority Leader, Minority Whip As They Are No Longer Needed

Lagos Assembly To Abolish Position Of Minority Leader, Minority Whip As They Are No Longer Needed

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday said that circumstances had removed the need for the offices of Minority Leader and Minority Whip in the House. The Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy, Publicity and Security, Tunde Braimoh, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. Six out of […]

President Buhari Suspends Intelligence Chief, SGF, Over Corruption Allegations

President Buhari Suspends Intelligence Chief, SGF, Over Corruption Allegations

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation ( SGF), Babachir David Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East, PINE. The President has also directed the suspension of the SGF […]

President Buhari Appoints Heads Of 23 Federal Agencies

President Buhari Appoints Heads Of 23 Federal Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Executives for 23 federal government agencies. Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation stated this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Chief Executives are Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the […]

Jonathan: EFCC Appeals ‘Unfreeze’ Order In $5.8m Case

Jonathan: EFCC Appeals ‘Unfreeze’ Order In $5.8m Case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has appealed a court order to unfreeze a Skye Bank account belonging to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan. The Federal High Court in Lagos last Thursday directed that the freeze order on the account be cancelled. The account holds about $5.8 million (about N1.8 billion). The EFCC […]

Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, Found Dead, May Have Been Murdered

Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, Found Dead, May Have Been Murdered

Naval Officers say the late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, who was found dead at his Apapa residence on April 5, did not kill himself but there were strong indications that he was assassinated. A source said “Ikoli was chosen by the President as the next Chief of Naval Staff; he recently earned a special promotion […]

Court Orders Final Forfeiture of Naval Boss’s N1.83bn to FG

Court Orders Final Forfeiture of Naval Boss’s N1.83bn to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of  N1.83 billion, belonging to a former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Dele Ezeoba. The court made the order for permanent forfeiture of the sum, following an application by the Justice Muslim Hassan, had on March 15, issued an interim order for forfeiture […]

Senate Asks Minister Of Finance To Release Outstanding N15bn for Amnesty Programme

Senate Asks Minister Of Finance To Release Outstanding N15bn for Amnesty Programme

The Senate on Thursday asked the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun to release outstanding N15 billion in the 2016 budgetary allocation to the Presidential Amnesty Programme. The Upper Chamber also mandated its Committee on Niger Delta to investigate the circumstances leading to funding constraints of the programme, with a view to avoiding reoccurrence. This followed […]

50 Nigerians Deported From European Arrive Lagos

50 Nigerians Deported From European Arrive Lagos

About 50 Nigerians were on Thursday deported from eight European countries for committing immigration-related offences. The Nigerians were deported from Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Luxembourg, Austria, Belgium, Spain and Hungary. Their deportation is coming barely 48 hours after another set of 40 Nigerians were deported by the Italian Government, for similar reasons. Spokesman of the Lagos […]

Meningitis Outbreak: Government Procures 800, 000 Vaccines From Europe

Meningitis Outbreak: Government Procures 800, 000 Vaccines From Europe

The Federal Government is procuring over eight hundred thousand doses of vaccines from Europe, to tackle the outbreak of meningitis. 500,000 doses are being distributed and vaccination campaign has started in many parts of the country. 328 people have died from the disease, with Zamfara state recording the highest number of deaths. The Minister of State […]

BREAKING: Court Clears Justice Ademola Of Any Wrongdoing After Speedy Trial

BREAKING: Court Clears Justice Ademola Of Any Wrongdoing After Speedy Trial

  The Federal High Court (FHC) in Abuja, has cleared Justice Adeniyi Ademola and his wife, Olabowale, of charges of corruption brought against them by the Attorney General of the Federation.   Mr. Ademola, a judge of the Federal High Court system, was among the judges arrested last October in a late night raid by […]

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