Monthly Archives: January 2016

Arms deal: Obanikoro challenges EFCC, Sahara Reporters

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, the immediate past minister of state, foreign affairs and a former Nigerian ambassador to Ghana, has reacted to reports associating his...

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Stella Oduah, Andy Uba from Senate

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the nullification of the elections of Stella Oduah and Andy Uba as the senators representing Anambra North and...

I defeated corruption while serving as Minister – Okonjo Iweala

The former Minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has blasted a Lagos based lawyer, Femi Falana, for attempting to indict her in the controversial $2.1...

Instead Of Islamic Books, We Usually Find Condoms, Sex Drugs In Boko Haram Camps...

The Nigerian Army said Tuesday it usually find condoms, hard drugs and sex-enhancing drugs in camps captured from Boko Haram insurgents by its troops. The...

New electricity tariffs take effect on Monday – NERC

The new tariffs approved for electricity consumers across the country will become effective on Monday and will enable the power distribution, generation and transmission...

Obasanjo corrupted N’Assembly members — Melaye

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday alleged that it was former President Olusegun Obasanjo that exposed the...

Kanu writes open letter to EU

Editor’s note: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was invited to address the European Parliament in Strasbourg on February 3, Wednesday. The leader of the Indigenous People...

REVEALED: How Metuh funded Jonathan’s media campaign from Dasuki’s money – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday at a Federal High Court in Abuja tailored its case to the allegation that the National...

Cleanse civil service, leave no stones unturned, CACOL tells ICPC

We read with glee the statement credited to Mr. Ekpo Nta, the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC),...

Present National Assembly is accountable, transparent – Saraki replies Obasanjo

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday responded to the letter written to him by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo telling him that the...

Lagos seals ex-deputy gov’s house, others

Lagos State Government yesterday sealed a mansion belonging to the immediate past Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mrs Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, for contravening building...

FG directs depots to sell kerosene at N73.37k per litre

Nigeria may be headed for another round of Kerosene crisis as the Federal Gov­ernment has directed petro­leum depots to sell the Dual Purpose Kerosene...

FG fixes Feb. 2 for confab on financial fraud

The Federal Government will hold a stakeholders’ conference on Financial Fraud, Cyber Crime and Cross-border Crimes on February 2 and February 4. This was contained...

Tuface Finally Responds To Blackface’s Theft Accusations

Blackface doesn’t consider me his friend anymore – 2face reacts to alleged song theft Nigerian music legend, 2Baba, has reacted to the allegation of...

NYSC orders staff to declare assets

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has ordered its personnel whose assets declaration dates are due to make such declaration immediately in line with...

Properties destroyed as fire razes Jakande plank market

Another fire outbreak has been reported in Lagos state, this time at the Jakande plank market which is just behind the Community Health Centre...

Gov Fayose visits Osun, hugs Aregbesola (see photos)

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state is presently in Osun state. He paid a courtesy visit to the state governor, Rauf Aregbesola. Fayose visits Gov...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG considers out-of-court settlement

There are strong indications that the Federal Government may set up a dispute resolution board on the crisis currently stalling the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction...

Corruption was PDP’s only legacy, says Okotie

The Founder and General Overseer of the Household of God Church, Pastor Chris Okotie, says President Muhammadu Buhari needs the support of all Nigerians...

Court adjourns Metuh’s trial till tomorrow

– Olisa Metuh’s trial continues tomorrow – Metuh’s lawyer had prayed the court to discountenance the documents brought in as evidence by the prosecution – The office...

We won’t provide sureties for Metuh –Jalo

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that it will not provide sureties for its...

BREAKING: Court adjourns hearing on Dasuki’s case till February 4

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the case concerning the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) till February 4. Dasuki...

BREAKING: Court grants fresh N600m bail to Metuh

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday granted bail to the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief...

UAE Government Releases List Of Nigerian Politicians Who Have Properties In Dubai, Abu Dhabi

President Muhammadu Buhari’s agreement with the United Arab Emirates to help recover stolen money may have yielded quick results as the UAE government has...

Gone Viral: ‘Nigerians Are Corrupt And Need To Leave America’ – Donald Trump?

Editor’s Note: It has been found that Donald Trump never made the comments threatening to send Nigeria’s packing from America if he won the...

Just In: Fresh Monumental Fraud Exposed In NNPC, Customs, NPA, Others (You’ll Cry For...

 A just concluded in-depth investigation by Nigerian Pilot Newspaper has uncovered a monumental fraud perpetrated by some notable Nigeria revenue agencies, News Punch understands. According...

Dasuki’s lawyer links Jonathan to arms deal

A lawyer defending Sambo Dasuki in court appears to have indicted former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in the ongoing arms deal probe in Nigeria. Ahmed Raji,...

Davido Signs Sony Music Deal (Photo)

Barely a week after the HKN record label boss and baby daddy David Adeleke dropped an artist from his label he signed a record...

Fani-Kayode Reacts Owning A House In Dubai

Femi Fani-kayode, a former aviation minster and spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party’s campaign organization has reacted to reports that he owns properties in...

THERE MUST BE NO SACRED COWS AS THE ARMY COMES UNDER PROBE AND SCRUTINY...

The Coalition Against Corrupt leaders (CACOL) lends its’ voice in support of the Presidential committee investigating arms procurement between 2007 and 2015 which has...

Arsene Wenger Gives Injury Update On Alexis Sanchez, Ozil

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has given injury updates on two of his most expensive signings Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.  Speaking at a press...

2Baba Finally Speaks On Dammy Krane & Wizkid’s Fight

2Baba Idibia has finally addressed the recent incident involving Dammy Krane and Wizkid. Giving his first interview after officially changing his name, 2Baba took the opportunity to respond...

What Bail? Olisa Metuh Appears In Court Again, Sent Back To Kuje Prison (Photos)

Olisa Metuh, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not be getting off that easily as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

2016 Original and Corrected Budget

The president had presented a N6.08 trillion budget before a joint session of National Assembly. In his address to the lawmakers and Nigerians, the...

$2.1b arms deals: Mu’azu, Dikko, Jonathan’s ex-aide may be declared wanted

Security agencies may declare former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chair Adamu Muazu, former Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Comptroller-General Abdullahi Dikko Inde  and four others...

EFCC chief Magu: more looters will go to prison

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Mustafa Magu spoke yesterday on the fight against corruption, saying it will be unsparing. Besides, the...

Corruption: It’s time to name and prosecute all suspects – CACOL

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, on Tuesday said Nigerians have had enough of revelations of how public funds were squandered by some Nigerians,...

N2.6bn fraud: ‘Fashion designer got N546m from NIMASA’

The trial of an ex-Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, and five others continued before a Federal High...

We won’t disobey court orders – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it will obey court orders in the ongoing prosecution of corrupt public office holders. The Chairman...

PDP kicks as Olisa Metuh appears for trial in handcuffs

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, was driven off in a prison pick-up from the premises of the...
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