Witness tells court how Ex-Naval chief, UO Jibrin acquired a N600m property

Witness tells court how Ex-Naval chief, UO Jibrin acquired a N600m property

Peter Oguebie, managing director, Petrus Ogu Nigeria Limited, who is also a witness in the trial of a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, on Monday, May 22, 2017 told Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja that his company sold a property worth N600million to the former naval chief through a family company, Harbor Bay International Limited. Jibrin is facing trial alongside Rear…

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Comedy by Fayose as Seeks 7 Months Tenure Extension

Comedy by Fayose as Seeks 7 Months Tenure Extension

Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State said on Monday that he would contest his removal from office during his first term tenure. The governor spoke on his monthly public enlightenment programme, “Meet Your Governor in Ado Ekiti”. He said since the Supreme Court had ruled that his impeachment was illegal, null and void, he reserved the constitutional right to so contest the removal. According to him, since his tenure had been adjudged by the Supreme…

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SHOCKER!!! – How General Adebayo’s Burial Exposed Division In APC

SHOCKER!!! – How General Adebayo’s Burial Exposed Division In APC

The burial ceremonies of the late Military Governor of the old Western Region, Major-General Adeyinka Adebayo,has once again exposed the sharp division within the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State. Our correspondent observed that the two main caucuses, the Tinubu and Fayemi groups, did not work together during all the ceremonies held in honour of the late general, who was the father of Otunba Niyi Adebayo, the first civilian governor of…

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Corruption: Fayose Sets Up Panel To Probe Fayemi

Corruption: Fayose Sets Up Panel To Probe Fayemi

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has set up a panel to probe the financial transactions that took place during the administration of former Governor Kayode Fayemi in the state. The panel has three weeks to submit its report. According to a document sighted in Ado-Ekiti, the panel is headed by a retired high court judge, Justice Bamidele Oyewole. The statement read: ”In compliance with the resolution of the Ekiti State House of Assembly passed…

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EFCC to hold nation-wide walk against corruption

EFCC to hold nation-wide walk against corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it will stage an anti-corruption walk on Tuesday to further encourage Nigerians on the need to shun corruption. A statement from the EFCC’s head of media and publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said the walk will hold simultaneously in 10 states of the federation where the commission currently has offices. According to the statement, the walk which will be led by the acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, is part…

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UO Jibrin Ex-Navy Chief Challenges Magu To Give Account Of Seized Vessles, Contents

UO Jibrin Ex-Navy Chief Challenges Magu To Give Account Of Seized Vessles, Contents

Former Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Usman Jubrin (rtd) has asked the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to account for all the vessels seized and handed over to him by the Nigerian Navy in the last few years. In a letter submitted to the chairman of the EFCC dated May 19, 2017, titled “Threat To My Life, Incessant/Indiscriminate Harassment and Plans To Plant Incriminating Evidence Against…

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I NEED N100 billion TO FIX APAPA ROAD – FASHOLA

I NEED N100 billion TO FIX APAPA ROAD – FASHOLA

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has said the government needs N100 billion to construct the Apapa Road in Lagos. In a statement by Mr. Fashola’s media aide, Hakeem Bello, he said the minister also disclosed that the design and other requirements needed for the reconstruction of the road were ready. According to the statement, released on Sunday, Mr. Fashola, reiterated that the Apapa area was a priority to the Nigerian government, adding…

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NOTHING MUST HAPPEN TO FANI-KAYODE – NORTHERN NIGERIA GETS STRONG WARNING

The Southern and Middle Belt Allied Youths (SAMBAY) have replied their northern counterparts over the threat the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) issued against a former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. In a statement signed by Fidelis Ujah (Middle Belt), Onyema Ukachukwu (South East) and Mustapha Olasubomi (South West) and received by our correspondent, the coalition warned that nothing must happen to Fani-Kayode. The group, which spoke after an emergency meeting it called to discuss the…

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Osinbajo meets civil servants over executive order, insist SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA DG Ayodele Oke remain suspended

Osinbajo meets civil servants over executive order, insist SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA DG Ayodele Oke remain suspended

The Presidency has promised to vigorously implement the new executive orders in its determination to significantly transform the business environment in the country. The spokesman to the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Laolu Akande, made this known in a statement he issued on Sunday to give update on the new orders signed last Thursday. He said as part of measures to drive the reforms intended in the executive orders, Osinbajo would hold an interactive…

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DON’T SIGN 2017 BUDGET – FALANA TO OSINBAJO

DON’T SIGN 2017 BUDGET – FALANA TO OSINBAJO

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has advised acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo not to sign the 2017 budgeted sent to him by the National Assembly. The Punch reports that Falana spoke in Ilorin during a colloquium organised by the Movement for Genuine Change to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of Kwara State. He also said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the competence to sign the bill into law since he was away on vacation….

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