NEC raises alarm over dwindling excess crude oil money

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday raised alarm over the dwindling Excess Crude Account (ECA) occasioned by the drop in oil price. Addressing State House correspondents after the monthly NEC meeting in Abuja, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mrs Adejoke Adefulure, said the Minister of State for Finance, Alhaji Bashir Yuguda, briefed the council […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Taraba Acting Governor, orders swearing-in of impeached Deputy Governor as Governor

The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate reinstatement of Deputy Governor of Taraba State, Sanni Danladi. Danladi was impeached by the Taraba state House of Assembly in October 2012. Delivering judgement today, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta said the impeachment panel which the House set up to investigate the allegations of corruption brought against Danladi did not […]

Akpabio shuns Jonathan’s birthday celebration as delegates list eludes him

Ekikere Silas The conflict between Governor Godswill Akpabio and the top hierarchy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) became obvious yesterday following the governor’s conspicuous absence from the birthday celebration of President Goodluck Jonathan. The governor who had in the past 6 months become a regular guest to Aso Rock Villa also absented himself from the […]

Fayose washes hands off abracadabra impeachment of Ekiti Speaker

Thomas Andoni Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose has washed his hands off the impeachment of the speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin. The Speaker was removed by only seven members of the Ekiti legislature on Thursday. The seven lawmakers are all members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor Fayose. […]

Why we stopped Tambuwal and his men – police

Charles Ugwu (Abuja) The Nigeria police has issued a statement saying that they barred members if the lower chamber from gaining entrance into the National Assembly complex today “following an intelligence report of a likely invasion of the House of Representatives by hoodlums and thugs.” The statement which was signed by Force  Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel […]