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Lawmakers’ salaries: Meeting with Saraki raises more questions than answers—SERAP

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has confirmed that its representatives Thursday met with the Senate President Bukola Saraki to discuss issues relating to details of annual salaries and allowances of lawmakers. In a statement Friday by Timothy Adewale SERAP deputy director the organization said that, “While we appreciate …

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No threat will make me support Umahi in 2019 – Ex-Governor Elechi; Says: I’m not afraid of probe, have been under it since I left office

By Charles Otu The lingering face-off between the former Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Martin Elechi and his successor, Engr. David Umahi took a turn for the worse Thursday when the former Governor accused Governor Umahi of sponsoring frivolous petitions against his government, stating that he was already being probed …

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Proscription of IPOB by S/East Govs, categorization as terrorists by military unconstitutional – Saraki; Promises: N/Assembly will investigate crisis in South-East

1. Following the clash between the military and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), I hereby call for calm and restraint by all Nigerians so that we would all jointly find the right solution to the current problem rather than worsening the crisis. 2. Our brothers and sisters …

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Anambra Governorship: ‘No aspirant questioned integrity of our primaries‎’, Shettima’s committee tells APC NWC

A Committee which conducted the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primaries in Anambra State has submitted its report to the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, with a conclusion by members of the committee, led by Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, that none of the 12 contestants who took part …

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Senator Wamakko visits students on his scholarship in Pakistan

Danjuma James, Sokoto Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko,representing Sokoto North Senatorial District,  has visited the twenty five( 25 ) students he is currently  sponsoring for Graduate and Postgraduate studies in University of Lahore, Pakistan. A statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani said Senator Wamakko, who is …

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Mimiko, Akeredolu: Who is fooling who? By Bolanle Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com    0705 263 1058 Penultimate Thursday as he swore in his Commissioners, Ondo State’s Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu opened the Pandora box when he revealed that his predecessor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, left an unbelievable debt stockpile of N220billion. Next day, Mimiko fired back through erstwhile Commissioner for Information, Kayode Akinmade, that …

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ECA protests heavy military equipment deployment, re-launch of “Operation Python Dance” in S/East

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA), an Igbo pressure group, has tackled the Federal Government over the fresh military operation code named “Python Dance II.” The group also condemned the deployment of heavy military equipment to the South East geo-political zone of the country at a time Fulani …

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ICSC thumbs up Yoruba nation for adoption of restructuring; Calls for probe of allegations against IGP

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Igbo Civil Society Coalition (ICSC), a civil society group, has commended the Yoruba nation for the recent historic and successful Yoruba Summit and for endorsing the restructuring of Nigeria. The group in a communiqué signed by Prof Obasi Igwe, National Coordinator, and Mazi Ikechukwu Bizmarck Oji, …

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