Saraki’s CCY Update : CJN to set up fresh Supreme Court panel

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, is set to set up a fresh panel that will hear the appeal filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, challenging the jurisdiction and competence of the charges by the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged false asset declaration preferred against him.


15 dead, 57 injured in Kano GSM Market Explosions----Police

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Katsina, has confirmed the death of 15 persons in the bomb blasts that rocked the GSM Market in the city on Wednesday.

Drama in Senate as APC leader’s wife sits on Ekweremadu’s seat

Senator Remi Tinubu
 There was a mild drama in the Senate today, November 18, 2015, when Senator Remi Tinubu, the wife of All Progressives Congress (APC), leader, Bola Tinubu, sat on a chair meant for Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu
According to online news platform The Cable, Mrs Tinubu took Ekweremadu’s position when she wanted to second a motion on the approval of the Lagos State development policy operation loan.
She was reportedly scolded by Senator-Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekweremadu’s party, for the action leading her to return to her seat.

Agitation for Biafra a fight for bread and butter – Igbo group

Photo: TodayNG
The Igbo Conscience has carpeted proponents of the recent agitation ‎for Biafra, describing the campaign as self-serving and “about bread and butter.”

In a press conference in Lagos, Wednesday, the group said the reluctance of Igbo leaders across Nigeria to speak on the agitation had enabled “charlatans” and politicians to create the impression that a majority of Igbo people are in solidarity with the agitators.

Senate President Saraki Vows TSA probe, says Senate won’t be intimidated

 The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that no amount of intimidation will stop the National Assembly from investigating the alleged N25 billion Treasury Single Account (TSA) fraud.

Mr. Saraki was reacting to a motion moved by Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) on Tuesday over a newspaper article allegedly blackmailing the Senate for pointing out the alleged fraud.

Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu escapes assassination attempt----Uche Anichukwu

The embattled Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was reportedly escaped suspected assassination attempt  on his life Tuesday, in Abuja.

The attempt, according to Uche Anichukwu, the dep‎uty senate president’s spokesperson, occurred at about 10:00am between Apo Flyover and Dantata Construction Company’s yard, close to the Old Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Headquarters junction on his way to work.


Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki
  President Mohammdu Buhari Tueday night ordered for the arrest of the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki over the misappropriation of monies for the procurement of arms.
The arrest order was also extended to several others who were found culpable in the saga.
The development was sequel to the release of the interim report by the presidential committee investigating arms procurement.


Anambra and the JUSUN Strike

By Ifeanyi Afuba
It was the late novelist, academic and activist, Festus Iyayi who once said that ‘Nigeria is stranger than fiction.’ As incongruous as it sounds, this season of presidential confirmation that Nigeria is broke, is turning out to be the period of fierce labour agitation for higher wages in the states. And when the federal government, the single entity that carts away 52% of the national revenue is constrained to admit that ends can no longer meet, the plight of Nigeria’s 36 states which share the remainder of the commonwealth with 774 local governments after deduction to special funds, can be compared to walking a tight rope. If only matters ended on this single disadvantage!


Russian President, Vladimir Putin said on Monday that funding for the extremist group Islamic State comes from sources in 40 countries, including several members of the G20.
These undisclosed countries need to do more to prevent such funding as well as the sale of oil and other resources by Islamic State, Putin said.
“I provided examples based on our data on the financing of different Islamic State units, by private individuals.

Biafra: Nigeria remains one nation, says Buhari

Distributed by what increasing protests and agitation for a Biafra Republic portend, leaders of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and some affiliate groups have resolved to embark on wide consultations with all stakeholders to take a common position on the issue.
This was one of the decisions the leaders took after a two-day meeting in Lagos, yesterday, sources at the meeting told Vanguard.
The leaders, including Ohanaeze President-General, Chief Gary Enwo Igariwey; Professor George Obiozor; Second Republic politician, Chief Guy Ikokwu; National Secretary, Ohanaeze Youths, Okwu Nnabuike among others, when asked their view on Biafra, declined comments until the end of the consultations “in a few days.”

Delta, Alessi Partner to Bring Modern Design to the Skies

Bespoke line of products continues airline’s commitment to elevating customer experience

Attention to detail is in Delta Air Lines’ DNA, so when the airline decided to refresh and enhance its on-board serviceware in Delta One and First Class, it looked to the renowned network of designers at Alessi to create a signature line featuring a modern and functional design.

Boko Haram, ISIS responsible for more than half of World’s deaths from terrorism – Research

The number of people killed globally in terrorist attacks jumped 80 percent last year to the highest level ever recorded, the Institute for Economics and Peace said Tuesday.
The Global Terrorism Index found that 32,658 people were killed by terrorists in 2014, up from the 18,111 fatalities of the previous year, the largest increase on record.
The study defines terrorism as “the threatened or actual use of illegal force and violence by a non-state actor to attain a political, economic, religious, or social goal through fear, coercion, or intimidation”.

Samson Siasia’s Mother Abducted

News emerging this morning reveals that the mother of current head coach of  Nigeria’s U-23 football team, Samson Siasia has been kidnapped. According to reports, gunmen stormed the family residence of the Siasia’s in the early hours of  Tuesday morning at Odoni community of  Sagama Local Council Area of Bayelsa State and forcefully whisked away Siasia’s  mother on a motorcycle.
Siasia disappointed after the Nation's Cup ouster

I’ll be alive to actualize Biafra —Uwazuruike

Leader of the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, yesterday, charged members of the movement to remain steadfast and focused in the revolutionary struggle, saying that the non-violent method adopted by MASSOB had become a source of worry to the so-called northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, and the Nigerian military.


Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano listens as Dr. Amos Abu, a World Bank Environmental Specialist and the Task Team Leader of the World Bank/FAO/Federal Government Supervision Mission gives his remarks

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has called for a State of Emergency to be declared on gully erosion in the State. He made the call when the joint World Bank/FAO/FG Supervision Mission paid him a courtesy visit at the government lodge Amawbia.


You are all witnesses of the Press Conference by Anambra State Government denying the amount of money bequeathed it by Mr. Peter Obi.
Gov. Willie Obiano plans to borrow money massively and has chosen to lie by telling Anambra people that the amount contained in Obi’s handover note was not the true representation of reality. I understand that some of the institutions he plans to borrow from questioned his financial prudence and ability to manage money, hence he wanted to tell them that he met no money not to talk about managing it.
 Find below, the detail of money handed over to him, where they were as at March 17th, 2017, for I do not know where they are now.
You cannot eat your cake and have it, you cannot live beyond your income and expect not to go bankrupt as Anambra is today.

Stakeholders Call For Indigenous Chairman of NDLEA

Urgent need arise for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to benefit from the change government where  serving officer of the agency  would be given opportunity to steer the ship of that Agency to another level of development as demanded by comity of nations that are in the business of ridding off the globe of drug abuse and trafficking.


See The New Photo of frail-looking Ex Minister of Petroleum Diezani Madueke That Goes Viral On Th Internet

The Internet was thrown in a frenzy on Saturday over circulated photographs of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, looking frail.
Alison-Madueke, who is reportedly undergoing treatment for cancer, in London is under investigation by the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency for allegations of bribery and money laundering.


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