SEE PICS FROM CHIEF BISI AKANDE’S 80TH BIRTHDAY

Chief Bisi Akande and his political associates about to cut the birthday cake Former governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande on Wednesday marked his 80th birthday. In attendance at the ceremony were top chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and friends of the former governor. Photographs by Gbenro Adesina. Chief Bisi Akande and Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai Chief Bisi Akande cuts his 80th birthday cake, assisted by his political associates Chief Bisi Akande welcoming Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the event Governor Kayode Fayemi of…

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I NO LONGER FEEL SAFE IN MY OFFICE – TINUBU

The senator representing Lagos Central , Oluremi Tinubu, has officially reported a case of burglary in her National Assembly office to his colleagues. The burglary was first reported in a statement by her legislative aide, Nifemi Aje, who said the incident was discovered on Wednesday, January 9, as staff resumed work. Mrs Tinubu in a motion on Thursday said she no longer feels safe in her office after the experience. She urged the Senate to investigate the burglary and demanded the replacement of her lost items. “I want to report…

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REPS SUSPEND DEBATE ON 2019 BUDGET

JUST IN: Reps suspend debate on 2019 budget The House of Representatives has suspended the debate on the general principles of the 2019 appropriation bill. The bill was listed as the first order of the day on the order paper but the debate was suspended due to the late arrival of the copies to members. It will, however, be listed on the order paper on the next legislative day. President Muhammadu Buhari had in December 2018 proposed a budget of N8.83 trillion for 2019. The president presented the proposals at…

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TOLANI, BILLIONAIRE OTEDOLA’S DAUGHTER RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FEATURING REEKADO BANKS

Tolani, Otedola’s daughter releases music video ft. Reekado Banks Femi Otedola’s first daughter, Tolani has released the official music video of her latest single ”Ba Mi Lo” featuring Singer Reekado Banks. Tolani, Cuppy’s eldest sister dropped the official video few days after the new song, “Ba mi Lo’’ was released on her instagram handle @shestolani #BaMilo featuring @reekadobanks. “Ba Mi Lo,” which means “Come With Me” in English language, is a song that speaks on how everyone has that person they obsess about but they are not sure the feeling…

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COURT ASKS POLICE TO SHOW REASONS FOR DETAINING DINO MELAIYE

An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama on Thursday ordered the police to show cause over it’s continued detention of Sen. Dino Melaye. Senator Dino Melaye in hospital Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, who has been in police custody since Jan. 4, approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental right. Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order after Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) informed the court that his client has been in police custody since Jan. 4 against what the law stipulated “We are…

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INEC REMOVES ALL RIVERS APC CANDIDATES FROM ITS LIST

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list. The exclusion followed a judgement which declared the primaries held by the party in the state null and void. On January 7, a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt delivered judgments in two separate suits, asking the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to acknowledge Rivers State’s APC candidates following the controversies that marred the party’s primary in October 2018. Two factions, one faction loyal…

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CORPER ARRESTED AFTER REPORTING FRAUD CASE TO THE POLICE

Ayodeji Felix Olaniyi, a corps member serving in Abak, Akwa Ibom State, is currently behind bars over a fraudulent payment he received from a person he allegedly sold bitcoin to. . . In a mail received some hours ago, while giving an insight into what led to Olaniyi’s arrest, one Olowoleye Olayinka wrote: “Olaniyi was arrested on the 14th of January 2019 (Monday). . . He is into selling of bitcoin. He sold bitcoin to a client who resides in Delta State. The client hacked a woman’s UBA account in…

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ONNOGHEN: OSINBAJO HAS SHOWN THAT BUHARI IS NOT IN CHARGE – FAYOSE

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of his administration. Fayose was reacting to Osinbajo’s claim that Buhari was not aware of the plan to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen until last Saturday. Justice Onnoghen had refused to appear before the Justice Danladi Umar-led Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday on charges of asset declaration infractions. Commenting on the matter, yesterday, Osinbajo absolved Buhari of any wrong doing…

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217.7BILLION DOLLARS LEFT NIGERIA ILLEGALLY BETWEEN 1970 AND 2008- EFCC

According to Punch News Nigeria – Source Nigeria has recorded illicit financial outflows of $217.7bn in 38 years, specifically between 1970 and 2008, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, said in Abuja on Wednesday. The commission stated that the various investigations, arrests, prosecution and assets recoveries over the years had confirmed that the level of corruption in Nigeria had been truly staggering. The Acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, represented by its Acting Spokesperson, Tony Orilade, expressed these views at a one-day conference organised by Online Publishers Association of Nigeria…

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