Amaechi insists Jonathan wasted $65bn excess crude fund

Transportation Minister and former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of reckless wastages of the country’s resources while in power, alleging that he squandered N65 billion left in the Excess Crude Account by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Amaechi, who was the chairman of the Governor’s Forum during Jonathan’s administration, stated…

EPL: Moses stars in Chelsea win, Palace leap out of relegation zone as Burnley go fourth

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, was in action throughout the game as Premier League champions, Chelsea defeated Huddersfield on Tuesday night. The Blues dominated the game and thrashed the home side 3-1 to earn Moses a perfect 27th birthday celebration as they moved level on points with second-placed Manchester United. Goals by Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian…

Liberia’s election commission sets Dec. 26 date for run-off vote

After series of investigations into allegations of irregularities and fraud in the first round of elections, Liberia’s National Elections Commission has set December 26 as new date for presidential run-off polls. The announcement was made by the National Elections Commission (NEC) during a press briefing on Tuesday, saying official campaigning must end by December 24….

We may pursue corruption cases of 20 govs we indicted in 2008- ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has stated that it might revisit the case files of 20 former state governors which it indicted for corruption in 2008. Acting Chairman of the commission, Abdullahi Bako, told journalists in Abuja on Tuesday that the cases were not pursued due to legal and financial…

Saraki offers yet another definition of restructuring, says ‘my own’ is when hunger is defeated…

Senate President Bukola Saraki has offered yet another definition of the concept of restructuring as the debate on the controversial subject continues. Speaking Tuesday during the retreat of northern senators which held in Katsina State. The senate president said the present interpretation of restructuring was faulty, noting that “certain precepts are missing”. “I have said,…

No reason to fear restructuring in the North, ‘we have resources, we’re not poor’- Masari

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has admonished northerners to embrace the concept of restructuring, arguing that the North had nothing to fear as it was a richly endowed region. Masari made these comments in an address at the retreat of Northern Senators Forum in Kastina on Tuesday. He advised the senators against opposing restructuring….