Diya treament reserved for Osinbajo if re-elected in 2019 – Omokri warns Osinbajo

Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s plans for Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo if re-elected in 2019. Omokri disclosed that Buhari will treat Osinbajo just as ex-Military Head of State, Sani Abacha treated Diya. Recall that Diya and his cohorts were tried in a military tribunal, and given…

National Assembly adjourns plenary to honour late Hon. Ayeola

The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary till Thursday to honour the late member of the House of Representatives representing Ibeju-Lekki Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Mr. Abayomi Ayeola, who died on December 30, 2018 aged 60. The federal lawmakers had adjourned plenary on December 20, 2018 to enable them to participate in the yuletide and…

Nigeria Army Inaugurates Operation Python Dance III in Borno

The Nigerian Army has inaugurated Operation Python Dance III to check criminal activities and ensure peaceful conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Borno. Maj.–Gen. Bulama Biu, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, made this known on Monday in Maiduguri at the inauguration of the exercise. He said the operation was designed to…

Islamic State insurgents overrun northeast Nigerian town: Security sources

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents overran the town of Rann in northeastern Nigeria on Monday evening, security sources said, a blow to President Buhari’s efforts to defeat the militants just weeks before national elections. Buhari came to power in 2015 on promises to defeat the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency, from which ISWA split in…

NFF Corruption Case:Pinnick Drags Obla to Court

By Sylvanus Ofekun The Nigeria Football Federation has warned against persecution and public show trial of its officials by the Special Presidential Investigatory Panel (SPIP) on the recovery of public property, headed by Okoi Obona-Obla. The NFF through its lawyers, Mamman Nasir in a statement made available to Breaking Times bemoaned the “orchestrated media campaign”…

Aviation Experts Criticize FG for Budgeting N8.5bn for Suspended National Carrier

Industry experts have severally criticised the federal government for budgeting N8.5 billion for the planned national carrier, which was suspended indefinitely in October last year. More investigations disclosed that there was no indication that the suspension of the plan to establish a national carrier would be lifted before or after the February election. But through…