BREAKING: Shehu Sani quits APC

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, has quit the All Progressives Congress. The letter announcing the resignation of his membership of the party, which was addressed to Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the APC, did not disclose his reason for leaving the ruling party. The letter read inter alia: “I present…

Media House withdraws corruption suit against Aiteo Group

…Commends Benedict Peter’s patriotism The management of National Oracle Magazine said it has withdrawn suits filled against a foremost indigenous crude oil exploration company, the Aiteo group, compelling some government agencies to disclose all information and documents pertaining the business activities of organization. The media house had sought an Order of Mandamus from the Federal…

ANEEJ, FG call for fast-tracking of passage of anti-corruption bills

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Federal Ministry of Justice have called for the fast-tracking of the four anti-corruption bills presently before the National Assembly. The demand was made on Friday in Abuja during the inauguration of the Advocacy Working Group on the bills. The event drew officials of the…

ANEEJ, FG call for fast-tracking of passage of anti-corruption bills by NASS

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Federal Ministry of Justice have called for the fast-tracking of the four anti-corruption bills presently before the National Assembly(NASS). The demand was made on Friday in Abuja during the inauguration of the Advocacy Working Group on the bills. The event drew officials of the…

Parties in last-minute rush to submit names to INEC

Political parties on Thursday resorted to last-minute rush to beat the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) deadline for the submission of list of candidates for 2019 general election. INEC had scheduled the submission of candidates’ names for the presidential and national assembly between October 10 and October 18, and deadline for the governorship and state…

Job creation is what I do best, says Atiku ahead of NBS unemployment report

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says job creation is what he does best. The 71-year-old former vice-president said this ahead of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) release of labour statistics, expected Thursday, October 18 and Monday, November 6, 2018. “The most effective way to fight crime is to…

Saraki emerges Atiku campaign director

The Peoples Democratic Party has announced Senate President Bukola Saraki the head of its presidential campaign efforts. Mr Saraki’s official position as the director-general of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation was disclosed on Tuesday morning by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party’s spokesperson. Mr Abubakar was elected the presidential candidate of the main opposition party at…

‘I’m here’ — Fayose storms EFCC office with his bag of clothes

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, has arrived at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. Fayose had earlier notified the EFCC that he will make himself available immediately his tenure expires. He was on Tuesday accompanied to the anti-graft agency’s office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state,…