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2017 Budget: President Buhari to present budget to National Assembly members next week

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has disclosed that the President will be presenting budget to a joint session of National Assembly next week. He made this known yesterday after the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja yesterday November 30th. "The budget has been approved by the Federal Executive Council and the details of course will be revealed when the President presents the

Obanikoro return #134m out of the N4.7bn he allegedly stole to EFCC

Obanikoro returns N134m to EFCC...says I’ll repay N450m in 2017 out of the N4.7bn he allegedly stole A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on Monday returned N30m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This brings the total amount of money he has returned to the EFCC to N134m source at the EFCC said, “Obanikoro came on Monday and presented a draft of about N30m. Initially we did

INEC appoint Eyitayo Jegede as PDP governorship candidate in Ondo State

Eyitayo Jegede, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN,was born to the family of late Chief Johnson Bosede,the Odopetu of Isinkan, Akure, and Mrs C.O Jegede (née Asokeji) from Ipele town, near Owo in Ondo State, Nigeria. In a judgment lasting three tension-soaked hours, The Appeal Court, Abuja, in a judgement lasting three hours, resolved the controversy surrounding the governorship ticket of the Ondo Peoples Democratic Party in favour of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede,

Fani Kayode slams billionaire Jimoh Ibrahim

it was indeed a show of wors and insult between Jimoh Ibrahim and FFK. ''Jimoh Ibrahim is a big,fat,ugly,greedy and disgusting pig''!- FFK said. he (FFK) slams the billionaire after the appeal court sacked Jimoh Ibrahim and order the immediate reinstatement of Eyitayo Jegede as the rightful candidate of PDP in Saturday's governorship election in Ondo State.

Revenue Collection- Al-Makura bans LGs in the State

Umaru Al-Makura, Governor of Nasarawa state, has directed all the local government councils in the state to desist from mounting road blocks on roads for the purpose of revenue collection. The governor gave the directive on Thursday in Lafia during a meeting with Interim Management Committee (IMC), chairmen and stakeholders of local government and development areas.

Obasanjo would have turned Nigerians into slaves and ruled forever- Atiku

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has revealed what really transpired between him and Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.The former vice president said Obasanjo had no plan to vacate the presidency seat.Atiku says if left to himself, Obasanjo would have turned Nigerians into slaves and would have ruled forever. The former vice president has insisted that ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo was pushing to be a lifetime presidency and not just a third term in office, as

Gov. Samuel Ortom hangs believe on God to pay salaries!

Gov.Ortom has expressed his hope when he met with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastort Enoch Adeboye, who was in Makurdi on Sunday for a programme, that the unpaid salaries of workers would soon be a thing of the past by the help of God. The governor, who has owed about five months workers’ salaries, said that God would help his government to settle the

Sen. President proposes the use of Aso-Oke for pulpils in schools

The Nigerian Senate President has made a proposal that will enable students to put on Aso-Oke, a popular fabric in western Nigeria, as material for school pupil’s caps and cardigans. Dr. Bukola Saraki, made the proposal in a tweet on his Twitter page on Sunday. He says, “with this, we would have generated hundreds of thousands of jobs and generate enough revenue for our state and the country and large”.

$2.2b arms deal: Jonathan to witness for Dasuki

Newspaper for Monday, October, 31, report on Dasuki’s request for Goodluck Jonathan to testify in court and the US warming to Nigeria about Boko Haram jihadists among others. Former president, Goodluck Jonathan may be called to witness in the trial of Sambo Dasuki who is facing investigation for alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion arms funds. The Nation reports that Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), the counsel to the former national security adviser