Posted on Sun 26 Nov 2017, 06:12 AM

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has lambasted the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), for linking him to a N1bn property located at 43 Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja.

The embattled former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, had accused Falana of buying the building which was one of the properties he helped to seize from pension thieves and handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Posted on Sun 26 Nov 2017, 05:46 AM

Any club that want the signature of Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, should keep 700 million euros for a start as the Argentine captain agreed to a new deal that will keep him with his longtime football club team till 2021.  

"I'm happy to continue with the club, which is my home. My dream was to finish my career at Barça, and we are moving down that path.

Posted on Sun 26 Nov 2017, 05:11 AM

President Muhammadu Buhari is not interested in an automatic ticket to contest in the 2019 presidential election, Orji Uzor Kalu has said.

Kalu, a former governor of Abia State, who spoke with journalists at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Saturday, said the President wanted the APC to explore necessary democratic process by allowing other candidates to contest the party’s presidential primary election.

 “President Buhari as a democrat wants every interested aspirant to be given a chance to test their popularity and exercise their democratic right.

Posted on Sun 26 Nov 2017, 04:43 AM

A middle-aged woman was seriously beaten and paraded topless in public, after she was caught with bunch of keys she allegedly uses to burgle homes in Edo State.

The unidentified woman met her Waterloo after residents caught her carrying out an operation at someone's home. They also found in her possession, other stealing tools.

Reports say that when she was interrogated by the angry residents, the woman reportedly confessed to stealing from different people with the keys.

Posted on Sun 26 Nov 2017, 04:33 AM

Even as gists from their traditional wedding still make the rounds, Banky W and his bride, Adesua Etomi went to South Africa for their white wedding. 

The popular singer had his men around to add colour and glamour to the event and the Nigerians screen diva did no fail either. She had a good number of family and friends honour the event which took place in Cape Town.

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Posted on Sat 25 Nov 2017, 09:29 AM

Oba Rilwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos has said that the current situation in Kaduna educationministry calls for retraining and not sack as reports have suggested.

In a remark during a courtesy visit to the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, Oba Akiolu said “...this issue of teachers failing examinations in Kaduna, for me, there should be training and retraining of teachers.

“This will make us get the best of them that can compete anywhere with their counterparts,”

Posted on Sat 25 Nov 2017, 12:03 AM

A 28 year-old woman was arrested by the Katsina Police Command for allegedly killing her 40-day old stepson whom she claimed to have only given water to drink.

The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bensen Gwana who paraded the suspect before newsmen yesterday stated that the suspect allegedly poisoned the baby while giving him water to drink.

According to Gwana “The mother of the baby suspected foul-play and took the baby to the Mai’adua Hospital and later Daura General Hospital where it was confirmed that the boy was poisoned.

Posted on Fri 24 Nov 2017, 11:38 PM

Sequel to reports that former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim who was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with a chunk of the Dasuki fund had been released, the SGF in a statement by his attorney has denied the reports.

Anyim Pius Anyim was arrested in connection with a sum of N520m he was said to have collected from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki during the build-up to the 2015 general election.

Posted on Fri 24 Nov 2017, 05:40 PM

Following the surprise exit of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress, Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has described the exit as a good one for the APC

Speaking with State Gouse Correspondents after observing Jumaat with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, El-Rufai stressed that although they already knew Atiku would leave in December, his decision to leave earlier is a welcome development.

Posted on Fri 24 Nov 2017, 10:18 AM

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has resigned  his membership of the APC. This is the 4th time, the former VP will be leaving his party. The first was leading to the 2007 elections when he joined the Action Congress from the PDP.

 

Atiku's resignation is hinged on 5 cardinal points

 

• Arbitrariness and unconstitutionality

• Draconian clampdown on all forms of democracy within the party and in government

• Failure to manage the expectations of the populace and failure to Deliver even mundane matters of Governance

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