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Bello Adoke: Why ex-President Jonathan pardoned DSP Alamieyeseigha

Former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has given ‘real reasons’ the late governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who was convicted for corruption, was pardoned by the Federal Government, six years ago.
TIMI ALAIBE

Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe deserves to be governor – PDP chieftain

As the race to the Creek Haven hots up, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State, Hon. Seikapatimi Ituamokumo, has said that Mr. Timi Alaibe deserved to succeed Governor Seriake Dickson.

Bayelsa guber: Former NAEC chief enters race

The quest for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket has begun with former director-general of National Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Dr Franklin Erepamo Osaisai, declaring to contest with an assurance that he intends to build on the legacies of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson if elected governor on November 16.

Itse Sagay: Yinka Odumakin brings bad luck to anyone he supports

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has described Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere as a ‘human jackal’ and a morally bankrupt character whose action is motivated by desire for money and brings bad luck to anyone he supports.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-4

Justice Onnoghen: Presidency replies US, EU

The presidency has reacted to the position of both the United States of America and the European Union on the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
President Buhari presides over National Council of State Meeting in State House on 22nd Jan 2019-6

Aminu Sokoto: Ex-President Obasanjo’s views won’t dissuade Nigerians from voting President Buhari

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, Squadron Leader Aminu Bala Sokoto, (rtd), has said the ongoing smear campaigns by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo against President Muhammadu Buhari would not dissuade patriotic Nigerians from re-electing him during the presidential election.
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Challenge those embezzling public funds – EFCC tells Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission have called on Nigerians to challenge those embezzling public funds and looting national resources.

Bayelsa APC behind Amassoma violence – PDP

The Bayelsa State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state was a band of cultists, mischief-makers and unscrupulous criminal elements, masquerading under the platform of the APC who do not mean well for the state.

Amassoma killings: Governor Dickson has killed DSP Alamieyeseigha a second time – APC

The Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned Tuesday’s killing of residents of Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, by the police.

2019: Opposition alleges plot to block accounts of states opposed to President Buhari

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, there are concerns in the camp of the opposition that the Federal Government, using its anti-graft security agencies, plans to block the accounts of some state governments not in support of Buhari’s re-election bid.

Professor Onoja: EFCC, ICPC secure only 10 high profile convictions in 17 years

Dr Esa Onoja, a senior lecturer at the Nigerian Law School, Abuja, said on Wednesday that the nation’s two anti-graft agencies — EFCC and ICPC — have secured only 10 high profile convictions in 17 years.

SERAP: 55 politicians, others stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how 55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1.354tr between 2006 and 2013 from the nation’s treasury.

Nigeria, US sign agreement on return of Sani Abacha, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha’s loot

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has signed an agreement with the United States of America spelling out the roadmap for the return to Nigeria over $300m looted by Nigeria’s former Head of State, the late Gen. Sani Abacha, and a former Governor of Bayelsa State, the late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.

Federal govt set to finalise process for return of $321m looted money – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday says that federal government is concluding plans, latest by December, with the Switzerland Government for the repatriation of $321 million looted from Nigeria.

Nigerians await PDP to salvage its sinking ship – Makarfi

He said they were on nation-wide reconciliation efforts to bring back aggrieved party leaders and members who defected to other political parties with a view to ensuring a strong, formidable and united force ahead of the 2019 elections.

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World Peace Day: NGO, NUJ call for end to Taraba crisis

As the world marks international day for peace today, the DEPHEE Peace and Community Development Initiative, an NGO, and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the government and warring factions in Taraba State to end the ongoing communal clashes between the Jukun and Tiv in the southern part of the state.
Hundreds of demonstrators have faced the police in a tense standoff in the French city of Nantes in a new wave of yellow vest protests against the government.

Yellow Vest protesters in Paris face tear gas, multiple arrests

Hundreds of members of the “Yellow Vest” protest movement demonstrated in Paris on Saturday, leading to the arrest of at least 90 people in the French capital, police said.
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Mikel Obi: Why Barcelona lost 2012 Champions League semi-final to Chelsea

Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel revealed why Barcelona lost to Chelsea in the 2012 UEFA Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou.
The Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State has been shut down as a result of students’ unrest that had paralysed the activities of the institution.

Zamfara federal polytechnic shut over students’ unrest

The Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State has been shut down as a result of students’ unrest that had paralysed the activities of the institution.

P&ID scandal: Suspect Grace Taiga remanded in prison

A Nigerian female accomplice of embattled P&ID firm, Mrs Grace Taiga, has been remanded in Suleja Prison according to an EFCC press statement.