No regret or apologies for saying Buhari has failed – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday said he has no regret or apologies for writing the leaked memo which berated the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Federal Government. Recall that El-Rufai had in his memo declared that both Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, had failed Nigerians. Addressing State House Correspondents after joining…

Northern elites after me – Sanusi cries out

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has accused some members of the Northern elite of trying to cage him. The monarch made this claim while delivering a keynote speech at the Inaugural Annual Chibok Girls Lecture held in commemoration of the third anniversary of the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls from Chibok Government Girls…

Malabu oil deal: I acted on Jonathan’s instructions – Ex-AGF, Adoke

Ex-Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has insisted he acted on former President Goodluck Jonathan’s instructions, as it concerns the Malabu oil deal. He also said he was aware of plans by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to raid his house in Okene, Kogi State. Adoke said this in…

Dogara is my kid brother, NASS must publish its budgets – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Friday spoke on his faceoff with the National Assembly, insisting that the legislature should publish its budgets. Speaking with State House correspondents after observing the Jumaat prayer with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, El-Rufai added that Speaker Yakubu Dogara is his kid brother and that he…

Amaechi is the owner of $50million EFCC found in Lagos apartment – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has claimed that the $50million found in a Lagos apartment by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), belongs to the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi. Fani-Kayode, who wrote this on his Twitter page, also dismissed reports that the money belonged to the National Intelligence…

‘We will continue to fight corruption whether anybody likes it or not’ – Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has vowed to continue his fight against corruption irrespective of those affected. Magu made the remark on Thursday during an interactive session with staff of the commission to mark its 14th year anniversary. The anti-graft agency boss declared that the commission was determined…

Former PDP chairman, Mu’azu insists he sold building where EFCC found $50million

Former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Mu’azu, has admitted that the building where operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found $50million, was actually built by him. Mu’azu had initially disowned the Lagos apartments, where the monies were discovered. However, in a statement released on Thursday, the former Bauchi Governor…

Buhari appoints heads of 23 Federal Agencies [Full list]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of Chief Executives and Directors for twenty three Federal Government Agencies. The list was released Thursday night. The names of the new appointees and the agencies are as follows: S/N ORGANIZATION APPOINTEE DESIGNATION 1) National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) Barrister Julie Okah-Donli –…