Speaker Dogara’s Aide Decamps from APC

Usman Bawa, the Special Adviser to the Speaker of the House of Representatives on Special‎ Duties, on Monday resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Bawa was a member of the House of Representatives where he represented Kaduna North Local Government Area at the ‎National Assembly. He sent his signed resignation letter,…

Oando Crisis: London Tribunal Asks Tinubu, Boyo to Pay Volpi N208bn

Amid accusations by aggrieved shareholders of attempts to suppress the report of the ongoing forensic audit of its operation, Oando PLC Chief Executive, Wale Tinubu, and his deputy, Mofe Boyo, have been asked to pay Ansbury Investments Inc. about $680 million (about N207.9 billion @ N305.8/dollar). Ansbury was incorporated in Panama as part of a…

Otunba Ashiru Congratulates Fayemi, Says Victory’s for Democracy.

Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry and All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial consensus candidate in Ogun East Senatorial district, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi on winning Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. In a statement from his campaign media office on Sunday, Ashiru stated that the conduct and outcome of the…

Ekiti Polls: The Demystification of Ayo Fayose

By Nkannebe Raymond Esq. Four years ago when he re-emerged onto the political firmament of Ekiti State, nay Nigeria, through the instrumentality of the now infamous “stomach infrastructure” philosophy and aided by a compromised electoral process orchestrated by security agencies posted to the state to ostensibly ensure  peaceful conduct of the polls, Ayodele Peter Fayose…

PDP Rejects Fayemi’s Victory, Says It’s Daylight Robbery

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has rejected Saturday’s governorship election results in Ekiti State. It described the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission as a daylight robbery. But  the Presidency, in its reaction berated the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, describing him as “a high-powered nothing.” Fayose had, during the…

Certificate Forgery: Group Petitions IGP, Seeks Investigation of Finance Minister

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA), a non-governmental organisation, has asked the Inspector-General of Police to conduct an urgent and thorough investigation into the allegations of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate forgery against Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s finance minister. In a petition to the IGP and signed by HEDA’s chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju,…

‘God’ll Impeach Okorocha’

The senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Chief Victor Umeh, on Sunday, asked God for forgiveness over his role in the emergence of Rochas Okorocha, as the Governor of Imo State in 2011 on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance. Describing Okorocha as an evil who had become an island unto himself, Umeh…