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It’s official: Senate confirms Shekarau, Adeyeye, others as ministers

It’s official: Senate confirms Shekarau, Adeyeye, others as ministers

by S’ola Filani       The Upper Chamber of the National Assembly has confirmed former Kano State governor, Ibrahim Shekarau, as a Minister of the Federal Republic. The other...

 

What I will do as CBN governor – Emefiele tells Senate

What I will do as CBN governor – Emefiele tells Senate

by Oge Okonkwo The senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank designate. Mr. Emefiele was confirmed  after the federal lawmakers screened him for almost two hours on Wednesday. Mr....

 

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

Okey Ndibe: A national insult rejected

by Okey Ndibe How did we quickly forget that Abacha’s looting of public funds from the vaults of the Central Bank of Nigeria was a patriotic act? Or that he gave his cronies licenses to import...

 

Mike Ozekhome: Why Sanusi’s suspension is long overdue

Mike Ozekhome: Why Sanusi’s suspension is long overdue

by Mike Ozekhome Lamido brazenly politicized his sober office, committing serial infractions and violations of laws and regulations governing his exalted office. He became a “Mr. Donatus”,...

 

Dele Momodu: Searching for the Nigerian messiah

Dele Momodu: Searching for the Nigerian messiah

by Dele Momodu That road is paved and littered with thorns. There is nothing any one can do for his country that the likes of Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), Mr Femi Falana (SAN) and others of their...

 

Senate rejects notice of defection, Jonathan attends AU summit & other important news you should know today

Senate rejects notice of defection, Jonathan attends AU summit & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo Jonathan arrives Addis Ababa for AU submit Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan has arrived Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the 22nd Summit of AU Heads of State and Government,...

 

‘Yes, the letter is ready’: 17 PDP Senators set to decamp to APC

‘Yes, the letter is ready’: 17 PDP Senators set to decamp to APC

There are indications that seventeen members Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senators will be decamping to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) during the course of the week. This decision...

 

Tensions rise as Senators bicker over Rivers crisis

Tensions rise as Senators bicker over Rivers crisis

by ‘Jola Sotubo A repeat of the Rivers House of Assembly debacle almost occurred yesterday as some senators came close to exchanging blows. The subject of the disagreement was, ironically,...

 

Caught in the act: Native doctor arraigned for raping a man in Benue

Caught in the act: Native doctor arraigned for raping a man in Benue

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man said to be a native doctor in Benue has been arrested on suspicion of sodomy and homosexuality. Tarvhi Nyitse, 30, was arraigned yesterday before a Magistrate Court...

 

Terrible: Mob stones 2 suspected homosexuals in court

Terrible: Mob stones 2 suspected homosexuals in court

by ‘Jola Sotubo A court of law was the venue of a descent into lawlessness as a mob turned on 2 suspects being tried and pelted them with stones. The two men were charged with participating...