QUOTE OF THE WEEK.

I want to assure Nigerians that this is not a money-making venture. If money was my goal and I say it with all sincerity, I would have stuck with the Heart of Africa project, since it was mainly overseas oriented. “I would have planned trips to countries, pick my allowances and have few hours meeting […]

WORLD CUP: NIGERIAN BAGS FOUR YEAR JAIL TERM.

IF the plan of Ndubuisi Odunwa, a Nigerian, was to watch the FIFA World Cup matches in South Africa and return to base after the fiesta, he got it all wrong. No thanks to the four-year jail sentence slammed on him for robbery yesterday. A special court found Odunwa guilty of having in his possession […]

EFCC arraigns businessman for swindling Dutch

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, arraigned before Justice S. A. Onigbanjo of the Lagos high court sitting in Ikeja, a middle-aged businessman, Aruna Adesina, for allegedly defrauding a Dutch, Rudolf Fleumer, of $96,875 under false pretences between May and December 2007, in Lagos. He was alleged of defrauding Heavy Metals Trading […]

NBA URGE NIGERIANS TO RESIST SENATORS’ JUMBO PAY

Resist the legislators’ jumbo pay, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) urged the public on Tuesday as opinion leaders voiced outrage at the allowance of Senators which fetches Senate President David Mark alone N250 million quarterly or N83.33 million per month. Senate Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu gets N150 million per quarter or N50 million a month. […]

AC FAULTS INEC NOMINEES.

The Action Congress (AC) has challenged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to present facts rather than sentiments in fighting its assertion that President Goodluck Jonathan is not serious about electoral reforms. The party, through its national publicity secretary, Lai Muhammed, had, on Sunday alleged that the president, despite his calls for free and fair election, […]

IMPEACHMENT: PANEL SUMMONS EBEBI.

The Bayelsa state deputy Governor, Peremobowei Ebebi has been summoned by the seven-man probe Panel set up to investigate the alleged offences levelled against him by eighteen members of the State House of Assembly following the impeachment notice issued him yesterday. The panel headed by D.C. Denigwei (SAN) is asking him to appear before it […]

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