Category Archives: Local News

Governor can’t tell us how to run PDP,’ Party leadership says

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The national leadership of the people Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose can’t decide how the party should be run The comment was made by PDP National Secretary, Wale Oladipo who also said that Fayose needs guidance on how to behave. “Governor Fayose is not a member of the national […]

OBASANJO’S ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHT WAS SELECTIVE – UZOR KALU

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The former Governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, in an interview, slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying his anti-corruption fight was selective. Kalu alleged that OBJ used the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to settle scores with his political opponents. The former Governor said this when asked about his opinion on the anti-corruption […]

Amaechi is fantastically corrupt, donated £140m to Buhari, APC – Says UK Mail

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One week after UK Mail Online questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption credentials, saying he is wealthy and that his family lives large, the paper has again hit the Nigerian leader. An article published yesterday by Paul Cahalan and titled, “Is Nigerian leader’s pal ‘fantastically corrupt’? Friend of African president accused of stealing £500million”, said although […]

Buhari was never prepared to lead Nigeria, lacks plan – Afenifere leader, Adebanjo

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Elder statesman and a leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has rated the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari below average. Adebanjo said that from every indication, President Buhari was never prepared for the office of the presidency before he came into power. Speaking with National Mirror, the elder statesman noted with […]

CNPP warns Nigerians don’t let Labour deceive you with strike, they have been compromised.

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The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has warned Nigerians not be deceived again ahead of the planned industrial action by organised labour over the increase in the pump price of petrol. CNPP also urged Nigerians not to trust the labour unions, alleging that they had been compromised. It said the planned strike, scheduled for Wednesday, […]

Nigerian begins 17-day race to up awareness about Stephens Johnson Syndrome

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A Nigerian, Fadeshola Adedayo, on Friday commenced a 17-day marathon from Abuja to Lagos to call attention to the health condition known as Stephen Johnson Syndrome, an unusual allergic reaction. “Stephens Johnson Syndrome is an immune complex mediated hypersensitivity reaction that typically involves the skin and mucous membranes and was first described in 1922 by […]

Nigeria hosts international talks on radical Islamist group Boko Haram

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Several African leaders are attending the summit along with French President Hollande and top US and UK officials. The talks aim to hammer out a regional response to the group’s bloody insurgency. Leaders of Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, along with French President Francois Hollande, US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and British Foreign […]

I Will Speak On Recovered Loot On May 29 – Buhari

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President, Muhammadu Buhari, says he will on May 29 speak on the recovered stolen funds from persons that had been indicted in the fight against corruption.  In an interview with Channels Television in the UK, where he took part in the London Anti-Corruption Summit, President Buhari said: “So far, what has come out, what has […]

Revert to old fuel price or we will shut down Nigeria by Wednesday – NLC warns FG

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The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has warned the federal government that it would shut down the economy by Wednesday morning if it failed to revert the pump price of petrol from the N145 per litre to the initial price of N86.50. NLC’s National Executive Council (NEC) said this after their meeting at the Labour House, […]

Lai Mohammed opens up on N13m loan for foreign trip

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Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, yesterday reacted to a letter to the Director General, National Broadcasting Commission requesting for a loan of N13,120,470.00 to cover tickets and travel expenses to China. The letter on the trip to be led by Mohammed was leaked to the social media by a staff of the National Broadcasting Commission. […]