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AJIMOBI CREATES 35 LCDAs: COULD THIS BE THE TRUE FEDERALISM?

The governor of Oyo State, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi has approved the creation of 35 new Local Council Development Areas for the purpose of accelerating grassroot development. This is taking place after a motion: “Need to Establish Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs), for effective grassroots development”, was brought before the state …

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SPEAKER DOGARA FINALLY DENIES ALL ALLEGATIONS LEVELED AGAINST HIM

For some time now, there has been a lot of drama concerning the issue of 2016 budget padding which involved former Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin  Jibrin alleging high level of corruption among principal officers. This has caused a lot of tension in the polity and even gone to …

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REPS GATHER 113 SIGNATURES FOR DOGARA AND JIBRIN

The Transparency Group of the House of Representatives has on Wednesday demanded the probe of Speaker Yakubu Dogara and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the alleged budget padding. This was made known during a briefing session of some journalists in Abuja. They were pushing that Yakuba …

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FALANA SPEAKS ON EFCC FREEZING FAYOSE’S ACCOUNT

Humans rights lawyer and activist has on Wednesday said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission could investigate and prosecute governor Ayo Fayose Fayose as a sitting governor. This is coming after the backdrop of the restrictions of the personal account of Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose by the EFCC …

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LIST OF AMBASSADORIAL NOMINEES RELEASED

President Buhari has on Thursday, 9th of June 2016 submitted a list of people nominated for ambassadorial positions to the National Assemble for approval. This was read out by the Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the Senate. The list includes the following; Obinna Chukwuemeka, Salisu Umoru, Iyang Udoh Iyang, Okeke …

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FULL TEXT OF PRESIDENT BUHARI’S DEMOCRACY DAY BROADCAST (VIDEO INCLUDED)

My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead and rededicate the administration to the task …

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