Adeoye: Find the killers, Fayemi charges Police

Adeoye: Find the killers, Fayemi charges Police

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Thursday charged security agencies in the state to find the killers of the Treasurer of the state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Moses Adeoye, who was killed by gunmen at his Otun- Ekiti residence on Wednesday night. The governor, through his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, directed […]

2019: What Atiku must do if he wins – Yoruba Council of Youths

2019: What Atiku must do if he wins – Yoruba Council of Youths

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, has called on the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to pay urgent attention to the economy, fiscal federation, security, education and infrastructure if he becomes president in 2019. Aremo Oladotun Hassan, the President of the group, made the call in Lagos on Thursday, stressing […]

Senate probes NNPC boss, Baru, over $3.5bn subsidy recovery fund

Senate probes NNPC boss, Baru, over $3.5bn subsidy recovery fund

The Senate on Tuesday started a probe of a $3.5 billion “subsidy recovery fund.” The money is said to be managed by the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, and the corporation’s finance director. The Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, who moved the motion to that effect argued […]

‘I’m here!’ Fayose submits self to EFCC

‘I’m here!’ Fayose submits self to EFCC

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has fulfilled his promise to submit him-self to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for probe. He stormed the headquarters of the anti-graft commission Tuesday afternoon, carrying a bag of clothes. Fayose had been accused of financial malpractices, but the immunity he enjoyed as governor did not […]

Fayose to EFCC: I’m not a coward, expect me today

Fayose to EFCC:  I’m not a coward, expect me today

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed that he would fulfill his promise to submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday. His scheduled time is 1.00 p.m. Fayose made the promise on Monday at a valedictory dinner organised for him by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abuja. […]

Boko Haram kills Red Cross staff, Hauwa Liman, as FG laments

Boko Haram kills Red Cross staff, Hauwa Liman, as FG laments

One of the staff of the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, Hauwa Liman, kidnapped in March this year, has been killed by the terrorist group, Boko Haram. Liman was kidnapped when the terrorists attacked Rann in Borno State. The killing came barely a few hours after the ICRC raised the alarm over the […]

SERAP berates FG over travel ban on 50 Nigerians

SERAP berates FG over travel ban on 50 Nigerians

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that the order by the Federal Government banning 50 high-profile Nigerians said to be corrupt is illegal. According to the group, it breaches constitutional rights and the country’s international obligations, which protect the rights to freedom of movement, to leave one’s country, to privacy, and to due […]

PDP attacks Buhari over placement of Nigerians on watch-list

PDP attacks Buhari over placement of Nigerians on watch-list

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the placement of 50 Nigerians on the watch-list and a restriction of their movements by the Federal Government. The action of the government followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to implement the Executive Order 6 in full force. With […]

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