ONE WEEK, 5 TROUBLES FOR THE PRESIDENT BY JUDE NDUKWE

This week has been mired in official scandals. From the purported secret employment by the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) involving some high-ranking government officials, to the president’s academic certificate saga and the alarming freezing of a sitting governor’s account without a court order as required by law. The complete ‘northernisation’ of Nigeria’s security agencies as follows: commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, north; minister of defence, north; national security adviser, north; chief of army Staff, north; director general of Department of State Services (DSS), North; comptroller general of Customs, north;…

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SARAKI ASKS COURT TO ADJOURN CASE OF FORGERY INDEFINITELY, READ HIS REASONS HERE

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja, to quash the forgery charges instituted against him and other co-defendants. He urged the court to alternatively adjourn the case indefinitely. Saraki, in the application which his lawyer, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), filed on Wednesday, said compelling him to face the fresh forgery charges alongside his ongoing trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal would jeopardise his right to fair hearing. ‎The Senate President is currently being prosecuted before the CCT on…

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IF YOUR HANDS ARE CLEAN, TRAVEL TO THE US, FAYOSE DARES AISHA BUHARI

GOVERNOR Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has challenged Nigeria’s First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari, to travel to the United States of America to prove her innocence in the Halliburton scam. Fayose said this on Wednesday in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, insinuating that Hajia Buhari has been avoiding travelling to the US in order to evade arrest. Fayose had on Monday said Hajia Buhari was the person indicted by a US Court for transferring $170,000 to indicted US Congressman, Williams Jefferson, in the Halliburton scandal. Though…

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NASS CANCELS BREAKING OF FAST WITH THE PRESIDENT, SEE WHY

Federal lawmakers have cancelled a dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari, probably as a result of the ongoing crisis in the national assembly. The development comes hours after the caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the red chamber announced withdrawal of its support for the president. The charge of criminal conspiracy and forgery brought against the leadership of the eight senate by the federal government is tearing the executive and the legislative arm of government apart. Not long after Buhari returned to the country at the end of his…

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NUHU RIBADU SPEAKS ON THE AISHA BUHARI ISSUE AND HOW THE IDENTITY WAS NEVER VERIFIED

The Aisha Buhari mentioned in the bribery scandal of a former United States congressman, William Jefferson, was an impostor who was peddling influence with the name of President Muhammadu Buhari, a former chairman of the EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, has told PREMIUM TIMES. Mr. Ribadu narrated how the EFCC during his tenure, in conjunction with U.S. authorities, almost arrested the impostor. “She is a different person and has lived in the U.S. for years. She is hardly in Nigeria. The EFCC was working with U.S. authorities on the investigations. One of…

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NIGERIA’S DEADLIEST EMPLOYMENT SCAMMER A CRIPPLE, MADE OVER 20MIL FROM SELLING FAKE JOBS

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) said it has arrested one of most notorious fraudsters involve in online advertising scams on non-existing vacancies in government agencies. The suspected kingpin whose real name was given as Abubakar Rilwan had been declared wanted by some security agencies in the country before his arrest. A top customs officer stated: “Abubakar Rilwan, who is evidently disabled is one of the principal actors and suspect in a job/auction scam syndicate. Whatever he lacks in physical ability, he makes up for in his exceptional ability to manipulate…

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SO SAD, BIANCA OJUKWU LOSES MUM

Mrs Caroline Onoh, wife of the late governor of old Anambra State, Chief Christian Onoh, is dead. She died in Enugu at the age of 81, her second son, Ken said. The late Mrs Onoh is survived by, among other children, Mrs Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Nigeria’s former ambassador to Spain and widow of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu http://www.metronaija.com/2016/06/bianca-ojukwus-mother-caroline-onoh-is.html

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MAYBE IT’S TRUE NOBODY IS UGLY JUST BROKE, SEE THE THROWBACK PICS OF THESE CELEBS

To look at some of the throwback photos of our celebrities is to confront the saying that nobody is born ugly, just broke. While there are a few celebrities whose throwback photos are adorable and awww-worthy, there are some whose old photos should be completely kept away from fans and the media. 1. Don Jazzy Doroboss! We love that Don Jazzy ditched the baggy pants for a suit and bow tie to become a Don instead. Clap for Jesus someborri! 2.Toke Makinwa When the below (Left) throwback photo of Toke…

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