NJC recommends two judges for dismissal The National Judicial Council has recommended the dismissal of two judges to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement by the Director of Information of the NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, on Thursday, the dismissed judges are, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and Justice James Agbadu-Fishim of the National...... read more
Buhari, Aisha arrive New York for UNGA President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to attend the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened on Sept. 18. The president who was accompanied by his wife, Aisha, departed the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Sunday morning and had arrived...... read more
National Assembly pospones resumption to October 9 The National Assembly says it has postponed its resumption to October 9, 2018. The lawmakers had been on recess since July. They were to resume on Tuesday but has now been postponed. A statement issued by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori informed the lawmakers of the postponement in...... read more
Buhari overrules IGP's order on Adeleke's invitation President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police had earlier invited Adeleke to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for the purpose of...... read more
Again, court summons Saraki on fresh criminal complaint A Grade I Area Court in Aco Estate, Lugbe, Abuja, has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to serve a summons on the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to compel him to face a criminal complaint initiated against him by a private lawyer in respect of the bloody bank...... read more
We are no longer investigating Kemi Adeosun - ICPC The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission said on Monday that it had stopped investigations into the use of a forged exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps by a former Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. The ICPC stated this just as the NYSC said it had...... read more
President Buhari appoints Zainab Ahmed as Kemi Adeosun’s replacement President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, as the replacement for Kemi Adeosun who resigned as the minister for finance on Friday. Adeosun resigned earlier on Friday, more than 60 days after she was accused of forging her NYSC exemption letter. “President...... read more
BREAKING: Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun resigns Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet following weeks of pressure over forgery allegations. It is not clear when she submitted her resignation letter. According to Daily Trust, who quoted unknown sources, her resignation is connected to allegations that she forged National Youth Service Corps...... read more
Southern, Middle Belt leaders reject appointment of new DSS DG, Yusuf Magaji, blast Buhari Southern and Middle Belt Leaders, on Thursday rejected the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as the new Director-General of the Department of Security Service, DSS by President Muhammadu Buhari. The group in a statement jointly signed by its leaders, Chief E.K Clark (South South) Chief Ayo Adebanjo (South West), Chief John...... read more
Yusuf Magaji: Ben Bruce queries Buhari for replacing a southerner with northerner as new DSS DG Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district in National Assembly, has queried President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest appointment of new Director-General of Department of State Security, DSS. Recall that Buhari had in a statement through his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director General of the security agency....... read more
Court strikes out suit seeking to stop Saraki’s impeachment, reconvening of Senate A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, struck out a suit seeking an order stopping alleged attempts to reconvene the Senate without the authorisation of Dr. Bukola Saraki as the Senate President. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the suit instituted by two senators loyal to Saraki on the grounds of...... read more
Osinbajo goofed on his anti-restructuring comment - Yoruba Elders The Yoruba Council of Elders has knocked Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) for his view on restructuring. Although the Secretary-General of YCE, Dr Kunle Olajide, described Osinbajo as a good ambassador of the Yoruba, he said the VP goofed on his position on the demand for restructuring by Nigerians. Olajide stated...... read more
SANs, Okupe warn against unlawful removal of Saraki Three Senior Advocates of Nigeria and a former presidential spokesperson, Dr Doyin Okupe, have advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to follow due process in its attempt to remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Okupe and the senior lawyers, Professor Fidelis Oditah (SAN), Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN) and Roland...... read more
FG Advocates Improved Financing for Prepaid Metering The Vice-President, Professor, Yemi Osinbajo, has called for increased financing in the power sector to improve the number of prepaid meters that the Distribution Companies (Discos) need to deploy in Nigeria’s households as well as the economy. Osinbajo, who disclosed this recently in Lagos during his visit to Mojec International (local...... read more
I will fight corruption till the end - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect the larger interests of the ordinary Nigerians whom he said were the worst victims of diseases, poverty, malnutrition and other afflictions.  ...... read more
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