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A banker, Mr Lawrence Akande, on Monday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he received money on behalf of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, sometime in 2014, at the Akure Airport in Ondo State.
The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday heard how the N1.2billion allegedly given to former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) was moved to the state.
There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday assured the National Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) that he would tackle some of the challenges confronting the Akure airport.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has filed fresh charges of fraud against the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.
Indication has emerged that the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, may dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the Labour Party, reportedly owing to the failure of his Sokoto State counterpart, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, to emerge as the presidential candidate of the main opposition party.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Sunday wept as he left the state for Abuja to honour his date with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
“With the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election, Nigeria people have spoken, and they have spoken loudly, about their perception of the APC-led Buhari Administration,” Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture said in a statement on Sunday.
As Ekiti electorate go to the poll Saturday to elect another governor that will succeed Governor Ayodele Fayose, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has accused the federal government of moving part of the $321m recovered from the late Abacha family to fund the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, overwhelmingly rejected the decision by the Federal Government to share the sum of $322 million, being the last tranche of the Abacha loot, to poor Nigerians.
A mid fears that disgruntled groups may stage a walk-out and hold parallel convention on Saturday, the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to come out with a ‘unity list’ ahead of the convention of the party on June 23.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that his administration would transform the lives of the people and put an end to poverty in the state. Fayemi, who resigned as a minister on Wednesday stated this while addressing journalists at the Akure Airport on Friday.
The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that the shooting of the former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, and others at a rally on Friday was an alleged plan to assassinate the party’s candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
There was confusion at the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Friday when a trigger-happy Mobile Policeman (MOPOL) opened fire as the party’s flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, arrived to a tumultuous welcome.
Following the invasion of the Senate by some suspected political thugs, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Uche Secondus, on Wednesday declared that the development was a result of the insensitivity of the All Progressives Congress to the security issue in the country.
An aircraft operated by Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has suspended the head of security at the Akure Airport, Ondo State, after cows strayed onto the airport runway, disrupting flight operations.
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Highest-ranked African player Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem on Monday all won their first games at the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 Cup in Tunis.
Tyson Fury has told Anthony Joshua he ‘missed his chance’ to beat Deontay Wilder and claim the WBC belt, declaring himself the number one heavyweight in the world after beating the American.
The Osun State Police Command on Monday said it had commenced investigation into the allegations of rape of a minor against one Sesan, who was accused of having the carnal knowledge of a three-year-old girl, said to be his stepdaughter.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja met behind closed door with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Gerard Pique believes it is possible Lionel Messi could one day play for Napoli, but the Barcelona defender hopes the superstar retires at the La Liga giants.
The statement was jointly issued by the chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Alhaji Issa Ore, the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Kolawole Olumoh and the Joint Negotiation Committee (JNC), Saliu Suleiman.
Details emerged on Friday on why Governor Godwin Obaseki revoked the certificate of occupancy granted to a property on plot 103A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, GRA, Benin, belonging to a former Delta Governor, James Ibori.
A bill for the establishment of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, Kano as a degree awarding institution on Wednesday, passed second reading in the Senate.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday demanded a review of the Supreme Court judgement of the 2019 polls.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.