EFCC, ANHA should Investigate, Umeh, Obi and Obiano now-APC

The revelations made by the former Commissioner for Information  for Anambra State Chief Joe Martins Uzodike ,who doubled at some point as Director General of Obiano Campaign Organisation in 2013, that N3.05bn of Anambra State scarce resources where given to Sir Victor Umeh for the dual purpose of running All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and as bribe to endorse the candidature of Obiano by the Obi-led Government of Anambra State should be thoroughly investigated by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Anambra: Two Years of a Renaissance Governor

                                                         By Ifeanyi Afuba
It was Willie Nwokoye, the often cerebral Principal Secretary to the Governor of Anambra State who scored the bull’s eye with the choice of ‘renaissance’ Governor to condense the narrative of Willie Obiano’s exploits at mid term of office. In my view, it is a description that captures the essence of Obiano’s socio - economic engineering in Anambra State’s development journey. For, as impressive as the scope and pace of the two year old administration’s physical projects have been, it is in the enduring intangible structures, in the reign of standards, that we locate the regime’s greater

Anambra Central: Confessions, election and the law.

                                                               By Okelo Madukaife
Dr. Joe- Martins Uzodike, lawyer. Politician and now a member of PDP was an adviser to Governor Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo in the Second Republic.

Anambra on the Verge of Stable Economic Stance----Experts

Voice to the People project, in collaboration with Anambra state government has engaged all major stakeholders in Anambra state economy on a two day intensive economic summit.

The event which held at Finotel Hotel, Awka on January, 27/28 featured well researched paper presentations aided by power point presentations. While Dr Chukwuma Agu laid out a blue print on the why's and how's of firming the economic foundation for a more prosperous Anambra state;



Governor Willie Obaino
The executive governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has debunked the rumour that his administration has abandoned projects inherited from the previous administrations.
He revealed that he has currently completed about 65 per cent of projects inherited under former Governor Peter Obi and Senator Chris Ngige respectively., said his  administration would ensure it complete all the projects before the expiration of his tenure.

AWESOME: Get Return Tickets To Dubai At ABL Tripple Header Weekend

The African Basketball League is giving lucky fun lovers return tickets to Dubai at the triple header weekend games.
The first 500 guests at the game arena in Landmark Centre will be qualified for this mind blowing trip, all you have to do is to come with your business card.
Additionally, ten lucky fans will also win autographed merchandise and tickets to the next games.
This weekend is packed full with more actions.

Obiano’s two years of commendable exertions

Ejike Anyaduba
So much has been written on Anambra state and its development efforts since Obiano. How security of life and property as well as infrastructural development gained vibrancy. How human capital development hitherto untouched either because of lack of interest or as a result of minimalist approach to governance has improved. How new frontiers of development were expanded.  


REVEALED: Alleged N3.14 Billion Fraud, Falae, Fani Kayode, Udenwa, Onwuleri, Senator Nenadi Others Named

Preliminary Investigators at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Monday revealed that some uncovered evidences have showed how prominent politicians, mostly from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, allegedly shared N3.145billion in the build up to the last presidential election.

NFF Proposes $50,000 Monthly Salary For Would-Be Eagles Foreign Coach

Cash-strapped Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are willing to pay a new foreign coach $50,000 a month, which is double what former coaches Stephen Keshi and Sunday Oliseh were paid. The NFF have already been sounding out several candidates for the top coaching post. Former Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia coach Herve Renard and Uganda coach Micho have already been approached in the last few weeks. And former Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen is the latest to be contacted by the NFF,

We Find it Difficult To Get Capable Replacement For Lai Mohammed Now – APC

The All Progressives Congress says  it is ready to start shopping for a capable replacement of the Minister of information, Culture and Orientation Alhaji Lai Mohammed as spokesperson for the party.
The National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun  disclosed this in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the renew calls to employ a capable hand to fill in  the vacuum created by Alhaji Lai Mohammed apportionment as minister of Federal Republic of Nigeria,


The African Basketball League has officially tipped off on March 5th 2016 at the Landmark Event Centre with the Lagos Islanders making history by winning their first two games in a row.
The league also set a new record in Africa with sold out tickets at the last game between Nigeria’s favorite teams; Lagos Islanders and the Stallions.
The core platform of the ABL whose slogan is “more than a game” will use sports to add value to the economies of the franchise cities; Lagos, Dakar, Abidjan and Libreville.


                                                          Hon. Chinedu Nkwonta
The recent judgement procured by some elements in the dying  political party, the PDP came to me as a joke.
First of all, their action was predictable, most of us have been expectant of some actions from them, what we were not sure has been exactly from what angle. We have been certain it can only be a court verdict procured by the highest bidder.


Governor El-Rufai Thinking Of Removing Buhari – Shehu Sani

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has been accused of “thinking of removing President Muhammadu Buhari.”
In an explosive interview in the March edition of The Interview magazine, Mr. Sani said, “It would be counter-productive for the Governor to start thinking of evicting Buhari in 2019 to be the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“El-Rufai should do his job and stop putting his eyes on the Presidency.”
The senator represents Kaduna Central and is in the same ruling All Progressives Congress with the Governor. They have been at odds for undisclosed political reasons, leading to Sani’s suspension by the state branch of the party.

CAN Charges Governor El-Rufai To Reverse Anti-Christians Law In Kaduna

Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries (OFM), with headquaters in Auchi, Edo State and President of Celebration TV has rained curses on Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, over his directive that pastors and churches must be licenced to preach.
In a video that is being circulated on social media he warned the governor: “Revoke your law or die!”
Recently, Governor El-Rufai sent a bill to the State House of Assembly to regulate religious preaching across the state. The bill titled: “A bill for a law to substitute the Kaduna State religious preaching law, 1984” is also aimed at banning the usage of loudspeaker for religious purposes “other than inside a Mosques or Church and the surrounding areas outside the stipulated prayer times.”

EFCC ARREST: Rickey Tarfa Clears Self

Embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Rickey Tarfa (SAN), has asked a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere to quash the charges of willful obstruction and perversion of the course of justice filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Tarfa, in an affidavit filed in support of his preliminary objection to the charges, claimed that the charges were filed against him by the EFCC just to “irritate, annoy and embarrass” him.

Efforts By Saraki Becoming Acting President Foiled

The Presidency on Sunday denied the cancellation of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s planned trip to India for fear that the embattled President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, may become acting President.
An online news medium, Sahara Reporters, had reported that Osinbajo’s planned trip was cancelled when it was discovered that President Muhammadu Buhari would also be out of the country at the time.
The report had insinuated that the Vice-President’s trip was called off in order to ensure that Saraki, who is the third in hierarchy in the country, did not emerge acting President in the absence of Buhari and Osinbajo.

I Must See That Suswam Is Made Accoumtable – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday restated his determination to probe the administration of his predecessor, Mr. Gabriel Suswam.
Ortom announced this in Makurdi while swearing in three new Special Advisers and said that probing Suswan was one of his responsibilities to people of the state.
According to him, people of Benue voted me into office because of my pledge during the electioneering that I will correct all the wrongs in Suswam’s administration.

Buhari Appoints New SMEDAN DG

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria.
A former teacher, banker and Local Government Chairman, Radda until his new appointment, was the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari.

MURDER: Police Arrest LASU worker for lover’s death

Afeez Hanafi
An official of the Lagos State University, Samuel Ambe, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his lover, Mata Jidonu.

Thirty-two-year-old Mata was married to a lawyer, Sunday Jidonu, for whom she had three children.

It was learnt that the suspect worked at the Department of Works and Physical Planning of the university.

Arms probe: Military seeks Buhari’s nod to try soldiers

If the Nigerian Army authorities get the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari, all suspected serving officers in the ongoing investigation into the $2.1bn arms procurement scandal will undergo military trial, The PUNCH has learnt.
A competent government source confided in our correspondent on Sunday that military authorities had sought the President’s permission for the officers to be prosecuted under the Armed Forces Act.

He said the position of the military was that the Armed Forces Act had made provision for such infractions on the part of military men and how to handle their cases.

Governor Ambode sacks GM LSBCA & others Over Lekki Building Collapse

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has sacked the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Adeigbe Olushola, and three others following the Lekki building collapse that killed 35 people last week.

Governor Fayose Suspends 16 teachers for child labour

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended 16 teachers at Elo High School, Ayetoro Ekiti, for allegedly using their pupils as labourers on their farms during school hours.
He has also ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter.
Fayose gave the directive in Ado Ekiti while receiving the report of a team led by the Deputy Governor, Dr Kolapo Olusola, that went to the school for a preliminary investigation.

‎Court Orders Release of Dasuki’s Ex-Aide

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Jabi, Abuja on Monday, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Nigerian Army, to immediately release Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).
Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order in his judgment in a suit filed by Ashinze for the enforcement of his fundamental human rights to personal liberty.


Court of Appeal Sentenced Nollywood Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima To 5-year jail term

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has dismissed an appeal filed by Nollywood actress Ibinabo Fiberesima challenging a jail term slammed on her by a Lagos High Court.
Ms. Ibinabo was sentenced to five years imprisonment by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of a Lagos High Court for reckless driving which led to the death of a hospital staff.
She was alleged to have driven her car recklessly on the Lekki-Epe Expressway and knocked down a man, Giwa Suraj.


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