Former Chief Judge Says Judiciary Is Victim Of Corruption

Former Chief Judge Says Judiciary Is Victim Of Corruption

Justice Ibrahim Auta, a former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, says the judiciary, especially the judges have become victims of corruption allegation in the country.Auta made the assertion during the conferment of Award of Excellence on him by the Society Watch Media Ltd. (SWML), an NGO, on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that because judges were barred from speaking to the press, most of the corruption allegation leveled against them often appeared to…

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Appeal Court Orders Saraki To Face Trial On Three Charges

Appeal Court Orders Saraki To Face Trial On Three Charges

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday  dismissed 15 out of the 18 counts of false assets declaration instituted against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The three-man panel of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson unanimously ordered  the Senate President to return to the CCT to face trial on three of the counts.

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Investigation Reveals N30b Oil Revenue ‘Hidden’ By NNPC

Investigation Reveals N30b Oil Revenue ‘Hidden’ By NNPC

Full disclosure in the administration of crude sales remains an issue at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) despite current efforts at enthroning transparency in the conduct of government business. An account reconciliation activity for crude oil transactions found gaps in the corporation’s reporting and remittances to the Federation Account for the month of October 2017. State governments had boycotted the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting on November 23, accusing the NNPC of cutting…

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I Will Defeat Buhari In 2019- Atiku Abubakar To Dele Momodu

I Will Defeat Buhari In 2019- Atiku Abubakar To Dele Momodu

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said President Muhammadu Buhari has lost a lot of goodwill and Nigerians will decide if he deserves to continue in 2019. Abubakar in an interview with Dele Momodu also boasted he will defeat Buhari in 2019. He said he decided not to wait and participate in the APC primary election because the party had become a one-man business and lacks growth. He said: “After Buhari won the election, he…

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You Are A Sad Irony Of Your Father- Obiano Blasts Ojukwu Jr.

You Are A Sad Irony Of Your Father- Obiano Blasts Ojukwu Jr.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has described Ojukwu Jr. as ‘a sad irony’ of his father, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. He said this while debunking a claim that he pestered Emeka Ojukwu to return to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Son of the Biafran warlord had on November 15, dumped APGA, a political party believed to have been founded by his late father, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a recent interview, Ojukwu…

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I Have The Roadmap That Can Return PDP To Power In 2019- Uche Secondus

I Have The Roadmap That Can Return PDP To Power In 2019- Uche Secondus

One of the national chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has claimed that he has an electoral map that will give his party victory in 2019. He disclosed this on Wednesday evening in Kaduna, when he visited the party’s state secretariat to canvass for votes ahead of the PDP National Convention billed for December 9. He said, “We will embark on aggressive membership drive that will deliver the country to us…

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FG Not Under Any Obligation To Create Jobs For Nigerians- Presidency Claims

FG Not Under Any Obligation To Create Jobs For Nigerians- Presidency Claims

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Industry, Trade and Investment, Olajumoke Omoniyi Oduwole, has said it is not the federal government’s obligation to provide jobs for Nigerians. Oduwole made this known in Abuja while addressing newsmen yesterday. According to her, the role of the government was to create an enabling business environment for everybody to thrive. Rationalising why entrepreneurship studies was made compulsory in tertiary institutions, Oduwole said the government wanted to…

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Nigeria Is Rotten Because You Catholics Shun Politics- Bishop Kukkah

Nigeria Is Rotten Because You Catholics Shun Politics- Bishop Kukkah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan-Kukah has blamed the woes of the country on the shunning of politics by members of the Catholic Church. He also called on Catholics who, he said were natural community builders, to vote out bad government Kukah made these remarks in Lagos yesterday, while delivering a speech on, “Family Value, Human Right and the Challenges of Modernization In Nigeria”, at the 38th Supreme Council Convention of the…

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Buhari Only Appoints His Family Members, Friends And People Of His Religion-Annkio Briggs

Buhari Only Appoints His Family Members, Friends And People Of His Religion-Annkio Briggs

Annkio Briggs, environmental and human rights activist, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointments are lopsided. The Niger Delta activist maintained that Buhari gave, “critical positions” in his government to his “region, friends and people of his religion.” Speaking with Vanguard, Briggs said the Presidency lied to Nigerians by saying the current Federal Government is unbiased in its appointments. According to Annkio-Briggs, “As far back as 2015 from the portfolios of the ministerial appointments, to…

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Union Bank PLC Lays Claim To Ikoyi Flat Where EFCC Recovered Billions

Union Bank PLC Lays Claim To Ikoyi Flat Where EFCC Recovered Billions

More issues have emerged concerning Flat 7b, No 16, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23, 218,000 were recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This time around, Union Bank Plc is laying claim to the building and consequently the flat, where the money was found hidden in iron cabinets behind a false wall. The bank has therefore filed an application at the Federal High Court sitting…

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