Edo Assembly rejects autonomy for state Houses of Assembly, judiciary

BENIN—Edo State House of Assembly has rejected autonomy for state Houses of Assembly and the judiciary in the ongoing process by the National Assembly to amend the constitution.

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State House of Assembly has rejected autonomy for state Houses of Assembly and the judiciary in the ongoing process by the National Assembly to amend the constitution. Vanguard gathered that majority of the lawmakers wanted autonomy particularly when 32 states had endorsed it, but they were pressured by the leadership of […]

Monkey swallows N70m belonging to Northern Senators Forum

After a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which she made from the sale of scratch cards, another N70m handed over to the Northern Senators Forum has been allegedly swallowed by monkeys in the farm of a ranking senator.

Monkey swallows N70m belonging to Northern Senators Forum

After a shocking confession of an official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake allegedly swallowed N36 million naira, from the Board’s vault, which she made from the sale of scratch cards, another N70m handed over to the Northern Senators Forum has been allegedly swallowed by monkeys in […]

Fulani herdsmen attack Akure South Local Government Council

Akure – AKURE South local government council, the seat of power in Ondo state was sacked by over 30 herdsmen who invaded it.

Fulani herdsmen attack Akure South Local Government Council

Akure – AKURE South local government council, the seat of power in Ondo state was sacked by over 30 herdsmen who invaded it. Workers of the council fled as the rapacious herdsmen inflicted machete cuts on the shoulder of the councils Agriculture Officer Simon Johnson. No fewer than three about to be wedded couple fled […]

Threat of Prison won’t stop me from speaking the truth – Dino Melayde

The senator representing Kogi West constituency, Sen Dino Melaye has on Tuesday maintained his ground over the charges filed against him by the federal government, noting that he will continue to speak the truth and criticize any government, including the incumbent government if found dysfunctional. He equally noted that he has conquered fear and will never be afraid to go to prison.

Threat of Prison won’t stop me from speaking the truth – Dino Melayde

The senator representing Kogi West constituency, Sen Dino Melaye has on Tuesday maintained his ground over the charges filed against him by the federal government, noting that he will continue to speak the truth and criticize any government, including the incumbent government if found dysfunctional. He equally noted that he has conquered fear and will […]

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

Metuh’s trial: EFCC asks court to vacate witness summon against Jonathan By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile […]

Sagay again hits Senate, says we are the ones buying clothes for them to wear

THE Senate, yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay, who it described as a purveyor of hate speech against the institution of the legislature, describing him as a political nonentity determined to collapse the institutions of democracy.

Sagay again hits Senate, says we are the ones buying clothes for them to wear

ABUJA — THE Senate, yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay, who it described as a purveyor of hate speech against the institution of the legislature, describing him as a political nonentity determined to collapse the institutions of democracy. The latest furore between […]

Oba of Benin to visit Buhari in Aso Rock

Oba Ewuare II of Benin was last Wednesday appointed the leader of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities (TROMPCOM) in the Niger Delta. The tenure is for two years. The reappointment came barely two weeks that the revered monarch was decorated as Life Ambassador of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA).

Oba of Benin to visit Buhari in Aso Rock

By Simon Ebegbulem, Benin City Oba Ewuare II of Benin was last Wednesday appointed the leader of the Traditional Rulers of Oil Minerals Producing Communities (TROMPCOM) in the Niger Delta. The tenure is for two years. The reappointment came barely two weeks that the revered monarch was decorated as Life Ambassador of the Nigerian Association […]

FG spent N1.2trn on capital projects in last I2 months – Finance Minister

The Federal Government has spent over N1.2 trillion in the last 12 months on capital projects in the country and pledged to continue to prioritise infrastructure spending. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this yesterday at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE and Bloomberg CEO Roundtable Session in Lagos.

FG spent N1.2trn on capital projects in last I2 months – Finance Minister

•Signs Global Convention Act on base erosion and profit shifting •Contribution of tax to GDP is 6% By Peter Egwuatu The Federal Government has spent over N1.2 trillion in the last 12 months on capital projects in the country and pledged to continue to prioritise infrastructure spending. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed […]

Lagos school kidnap: Abductors reject N2m ransom offer, relocate victims

Lagos school kidnap: Abductors reject N2m ransom offer, relocate victims

By Evelyn Usman lagos Indication emerged yesterday that the six Senior Secondary School students who were abducted at the Lagos Model Collage, Igbonla, Epe, 11 days ago, have been relocated to another camp outside Lagos and Ogun creeks. The kidnappers had given parents of the abducted students Tuesday last week deadline to pay N20 million […]

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