Akpobolokemi has case to answer over alleged N2.6bn fraud, court rules

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Monday, overruled a no case submission by former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, charged with N2.6 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Dec. 4, 2015, arraigned Akpobolokemi alongside five others, for allegedly diverting N2.6 billion from…

3000 APC supporters defected to PDP in Taraba

NO fewer than 3000 supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba yesterday dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), citing disagreements rocking the state chapter of the party. Speaking during a ceremony to welcome at the PDP state secretariat in Jalingo, a former Speaker of the Taraba State Assembly, Mr. Simon…

NiMet predicts flooding in parts of Nigeria in July

The current soil moisture condition across Nigeria shows prospects of moderate to severe run-off over Kaduna, Benue, Anambra, Delta, Gombe, Zamfara and Northern Yobe between July and September, according to Nigerian Meteorological Agency, (NiMet). In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Mrs Tessy Ushie, Head of Public Relations Unit, explained that NiMet made the prediction…

Breaking: PDP Reps Give Buhari Quit Notice

RISING from an emergency this morning (Thursday), Members of the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), declared that there is vacancy in the Aso Rock come 2019. The Rep. Leo Okuweh Ogor, (Delta) led opposition in the House at a press briefing stated this to highlight the struggles it…

No Disclosing Amount Spent On Buhari’s Medical Trips – FG

..Sets up c’ttee to mend fences with NASS ..As FEC okays WATA, 500m Eurobond, others The Federal Government, yesterday, said it would not disclose to Nigerians the medical expenditure of President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying the information was too sensitive. It also set up a committee to interface with the National Assembly to mend…