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Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy: I’ll no longer take part in street protests because they don’t work

Convener of OurMumuDonDo Movement, Mr. Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy, on Friday said street protests by Nigerians over national issues cannot change political leaders at all levels.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

Ex-AGF: Federal government traced $2.4 billion looted funds to Sani Abacha

The Nigerian government traced $2.4 billion looted from its coffers to the late Military Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has revealed.

Police kill notorious kidnap kingpin in Rivers

Rivers State Police of Command renewed onslaught against criminal gangs has led to the dismantling of an alleged camp of kidnappers terrorizing the Emuoha Local Government Area axis of the East-West road, with one person shot dead after a gun duel with the security operatives.

Timi Frank condemns Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the purported arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowere, even as he appealed to other comrades not to lose focus.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: Anti-corruption efforts must be holistic, strategic

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged stakeholders, including government, parliamentarians and non-state actors, to be more effective and adopt holistic, strategic and coordinated approach in the fight against corruption.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a civil society group, has asked the federal government to identify and sanction those who assisted Sani Abacha, former head of state, in “looting the nation’s treasury”.

Federal government urged to sanction those who conspired with General Abacha

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), a civil society group, has asked the federal government to identify and sanction those who assisted Sani Abacha, former head of state, in “looting the nation’s treasury”.

Presidency: We have released N479 billion for social intervention within three years

The Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment, Maryam Uwais, has said N470.8 billion was released from 2016 to 2018 for the delivery of social investment programmes across the country.

Ex-Governor Fayose: TraderMoni is direct ‘relooting of Abacha loots’

Fayose said if the Federal Government was sincere about the TraderMoni, the fund should have been paid into bank accounts of beneficiaries so that the disbursement can be traced and properly audited.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s problems not a matter of restructuring

In contrast to simple geographical restructuring of the country, prudent management of national resources and providing for the people properly, are better ideas for Nigeria’s development challenges, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

Mechanic docked over alleged attempted theft

A 25-year-old mechanic, John Inalegwu, on Monday appeared before a Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State over alleged conspiracy and attempted theft.

PDP: President Buhari will refund every kobo of Abacha Loot when we take over...

Uche Secondus, national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of committing “mother of corruption” with repatriated Abacha Loot.
Muhammadu Buhari

Group wants President Buhari to sign disability bill into law

A group, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently assent to the Disability Bill in view of its importance to people with disabilities.

Abacha Loot: Labour leader backs cash transfer to poor Nigerians

A labour leader has expressed his support for the federal government’s decision to pay the $322 million Abacha loot as cash transfer to poor homes, through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT).

House of Representatives open investigation into Abacha loot recovery

The House of Representatives Wednesday resolved to investigate the value of all funds recovered from foreign accounts operated by late military head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha from 1998 till date.

Ayo Adebanjo: Ex-President Obasanjo’s administration was a calamity

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a prominent Afenifere chieftain, has released hit book in which he described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration as a calamity.

University of Calabar security arrests 11 alleged cultists after death of two students

The management of the University of Calabar on Monday said it has deployed security around and within the institution over the killing of two students by gunmen in a suspected renewed wave of cult clashes on campus.

Why I turned down foreign offer to break me out of prison – Ex-President...

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why he turned down an offer by his “foreign friends” to break him out of prison after the late Maj.-Gen. Shehu Yar’Adua died in detention.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.