HOODLUMS FIRE ON IGBOSERE COURT DESTROYS COURT PAPERS IN THE SUIT AGAINST TINUBU, ALPHA BETA

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja  The lawsuit instituted against All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, and tax consultancy firm, Alpha Beta Consulting, by a former Managing Director of Alpha Beta, Dapo Apara, has suffered a setback due to the burning of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere in the wake of the #EndSARS protests. Apara’s lawyer, Mr. Tade Ipadeola, stated this during an interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday. He said, “Everything in Igbosere High Court got burnt including the registrar’s copy of our application. In fact, the whole building was burnt to…

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CRISIS LOOMS IN APC AS GROUP CALLS FOR MAI-MALA BUNI COMMITTEE’S EXIT, TINUBU/ OSHIOMHOLE GROUP ANGRY

John Alechenu and Chidiebube Okeoma A fresh crisis is looming in the All Progressives Congress over the decision of the Mai-Mala Buni-led Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Committee to conduct fresh membership registration. The PUNCH gathered on Wednesday that the decision had pitted the committee and governors sympathetic to it against some elements in the party, including the immediate past National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and its National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. It was learnt that those who were opposed to the Buni-led committee’s decision were of the view that the panel…

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2023 PRESIDENCY: IF TINUBU SHOULD RUN, FAYEMI SHOULD HOLD HIS BANNER SAYS OJUDU

Senator Babafemi Ojudu ‌ The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, tells ABIODUN NEJO that Ekiti State’s Governor Kayode Fayemi should be grateful to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for making him governor and how bad leadership has hampered development in Ekiti State People have always talked about Ekiti Project – what does it mean to you? Ekiti Project is a desire to build a just and equitable society. A society where our people will live a good life. A society devoid of injustice, poverty and squalour.…

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ALPHA BETA FRAUD, TAX EVASION SCANDAL: COURT ORDERS TINUBU TO APPEAR WITHIN 42 DAYS

Court Orders Tinubu To Appear Within 42 Days Over Alpha Beta Fraud Tinubu boasted that Magu would protect him, says Alpha Beta ex-MD ‌ …Firm controlled by Tinubu gets 10% of Lagos tax A former Managing Director of Alpha Beta Consulting, Mr. Oladapo Apara, has sued the company, a former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu; and the current Managing Director of the firm, Akin Doherty; before a Lagos State High Court, Igbosere. In the writ of summons marked LD/7330GCMW/2020, Apara asked the respondents to appear within 42 days or…

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HOW TINUBU AND OTHERS PACKAGED BUHARI FOR 2015 ELECTIONS, DESPITE HAVING LITTLE ELECTORAL VALUE- FORMER SGF, REVEALS WHY MAMMAN DAURA’S VIEW ON ZONING MUST NOT BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, who was sacked from office over allegations that he misappropriated funds, Babachir Lawal, tells HINDI LIVINUS that the party risks losing the next presidential election if some things are not done Some members of the All Progressives Congress, including Mamman Daura, a nephew of the President, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), have said competence and not zoning should be the key determinant for the President’s successor in 2023. What do you think about it? You said some senior members of our…

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US AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA VISITS BOLA TINUBU IN HIS ABUJA HOME, SEE PIX

Temidayo Akinsuyi LAGOS-Mary Beth Leonard, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. The ambassador was accompanied by the Deputy Chief of Mission in Nigeria, Kathleen FitzGibbon. https://www.independent.ng/tinubu-receives-us-ambassador-to-nigeria-in-abuja/ (

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EX-AIDE REVEALS HOW NGIGE BEGGED TINUBU FOR ARMOURED CAR IN 2004

Bola Tinubu Chuks Akunna, former chief press secretary to former Anambra state governor, Chris Ngige on Wednesday alleged that the current minister for labour and productivity once begged Bola Tinubu for an armoured car. Speaking via his official Twitter handle, he said the incident happened in 2004 when Ngige visited Tinubu at his Lagos residence. He said, “In ’04, visiting Asiwaju Tinubu in Lagos, my boss Gov Ngige spotted this car. “Bola, pls dash me. I want to use it in Abuja”. “Ah ah! Ngige, this is old nah”, replied Asiwaju. “I…

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EFCC PROBE LATEST: MAGU FACES DEMOTION TRAVAILS LINKED WITH 2023 PRESIDENCY

Ibrahim Magu, suspend­ed acting chairman of the Economic and Finan­cial Crimes Commission (EFCC), risks demotion from his rank of Commissioner of Police to either Deputy Com­missioner of Police (DCP) or Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) if found guilty of the allegations leveled against him, Daily Independent has gathered. Magu, who was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 to lead his ad­ministration’s anti-corrup­tion efforts, was promoted to the rank of a full commission­er from deputy commissioner in April 2018 by the Police Ser­vice Commission (PSC). Following a memo to Presi­dent…

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AFENIFERE LEADER, PA FASORANTI SPEAKS ON 2023, TINUBU AMBITION AND DAUGHTER’S PASSAGE

Pa Reuben Fasoranti •‘The North may rig the South out’ •Says daughter’s murder would have been swept under the carpet had ‘strings not been pulled’ By Dayo Johnson &Dapo Akinrefon Leader of pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, speaks on the 2023 presidency and the speculation that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is planning to take a shot at the nation’s highest office. Although Tinubu spoke recently that he had not made up his mind on the issue of running for the…

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MAGU’S REMOVAL AND IMPLICATIONS FOR 2023

EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. By Emmanuel Aziken The narrative about the job of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC being a poisoned chalice is one that flows from the disastrous end of the stewardship of all occupants of that position to date. That the stewardships of Nuhu Ribadu, Farida Waziri, Ibrahim Lamorde, and Ibrahim Magu ended unceremoniously, however, was not without external influence. All the previous occupants were shoveled out of office by the political circumstances of the environment under which they served. However, it…

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