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Femi Fani-Kayode slumps in EFCC custody, says aide

ABUJA- FORMER Spokesperson to ex- President Goodkuck Jonathan’s campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode was said to have slumped yesterday at the premises of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC where he is being held in their custody, just as the family has raised alarm over fear for his

How Nigeria can get out of recession – Obasanjo

For the country to get out of recession, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for an increase in the volume of trade internally and externally and the establishment of a commodity exchange to ensure stability in the prices of agricultural produce. Obasanjo made the suggestion in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday

Buhari’s economic policies not yielding results –Bakare

Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to change his economic policies, which he said have failed to yield the desired results in the past 18 months of his administration. He, however, acknowledged that the present government inherited an economy in dire straits

Move your cattle out of FCT, Minister orders herdsmen

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has met with members of the Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, during which he directed them to stop cattle grazing in Abuja metropolis. The minister ordered the herdsmen to move their cattle out of the FCT, “because there is no way such animals

Obanikoro’s revelations: Should EFCC quiz Jonathan?

Does he have immunity? Is he not a Nigerian? Everybody is equal before the law. He should be questioned. Many leaders in Africa have gone to jail for corruption. We should avail ourselves the opportunity to combat corruption by showing people they won’t get off scot-free when they leave office

NJC plans to stop publication of petitions against judges

The National Judicial Council is set to bar media reportage of allegations of misconduct levelled against judges and employees of the judiciary. This is contained in the National Judicial Policy to be launched by the NJC on Monday. The policy will widen the dark veil that shields disciplinary proceedings against judges. Under the

Ganduje threatens to probe Kwankwaso

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abduallahi Ganduje, on Sunday in Kano threatened to probe the immediate past administration in the state led by Rabiu Kwankwaso. The financial irregularities, he said, included illegal land deals, alleged fraud in education sector and road projects. The decision was informed by a threat by the Kwankwasiyya

Okonjo-Iweala bags Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank appointment

Former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed a member of the international advisory panel of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The AIIB Senior Communication Officer, Mr. Song Liyan, in a statement on Friday, announced that Okonjo-Iweala would join 10 other key persons on the panel. The statement reads, “The

We can’t suspend judges without probe, ‎NJC replies NBA

The National Judicial Council on Friday rejected the suggestion by the Nigerian Bar Association to suspend serving judges who were among the seven arrested by the Department of State Service between October 8 and 9. The NJC, in a statement by its Acting Director, Information, said it had no powers to