Makinde: Imagine me earning N650,000 monthly *Laughs at wages of public officials Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, practically laughed off the conditions of top public servants, including himself, wondering how a whole governor would be earning a misery N650,000 as monthly salary. The governor, whose net worth is put at N50billion as revealed by his asset declaration, before taking office, explained the meagre...... read more
Buhari’s cabal making Fowler ‘fall guy’ after stealing trillions – PDP A fresh angle, has been introduced in the leaked query, reportedly issued by Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, to the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), claiming that the alleged probe was to divert attention. Coming on the heels...... read more
BREAKING: At last, Joe Igbokwe gets his reward *Makes Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet list *See other appointees Chief Joe Igbokwe, Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos and avid supporter of former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has finally landed it big for his long years of being the poster boy of the camp. Igbokwe, who has held various positions in the Lagos State...... read more
Hunter hunted: Okono-Obla in hot soup *Office sealed off, set for probe *As Presidency cabal fights back Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, and Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) on the Recovery of Public Property, Mr Obono-Obla, may have touched the axiomic tiger’s tail and now paying dearly for it. Latest report says the office of the self-proclaimed anti-corruption crusader in Asokoro has been sealed off...... read more
BREAKING: Ukeh, versatile journalist, now SUN MD *Osagie leaves, four years after Exactly four years, 38 days after, Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Newspaper, Eric Osagie, resigned his position on Thursday after the expiration of his term. Osagie, was appointed on June 2, 2015, following the exit of Femi Adesina, his predecessor, who was appointed the Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) to President...... read more
BREAKING: Judges, lawyers, others, chased out of venue as CJN fails to inaugurate Tsoho as CJ     Lawyers and dignitaries, who had gathered to witness the inauguration of Justice John Tsoho as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, were practically chased out of the venue of the event on Friday morning, The...... read more
BREAKING: Amaechi, Onu return *Akpabio, Aregbesola, Sylva, Akume in as Buhari's new ministers President Muhammadu Buhari has finally forwarded the list of ministerial nominees to Senate for confirmation. There are 43 nominees by the President. On the list announced by Senate President Ahmed Lawan is former ministers Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu. Also on the list is former Osun Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, former...... read more
I saw hell working in Ghanaian university - sacked Nigerian lecturer Augustine Nwagbara, a professor from the University of Lagos, said he suffered a harrowing experience with Ghanaian authorities while on sabbatical leave. Nwagbara narrated the ordeal on Thursday when he paid a courtesy visit to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), in Abuja. He said the video...... read more
BREAKING: Ihedioha appoints ex-governor, Ohakim to clean up Imo Ikedi Ohakim, former governor of Imo State and governorship contestant in Imo State in the just concluded general elections, has landed a new job with Emeka Ihedioha, the man who won the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ohakim, according to a statement by Ihedioha’s spokesman Chibuike...... read more
BREAKING: Army in major shake-up *Effects massive redeployment of top officers Newly promoted Lt.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun been moved from Chief of Training and Operations to Chief of Policy and Plans (CPPLANS) in a major shakeup announced Sunday night by the army headquareters. Adeosun, was rumoured to have been used to replace Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, after his promotion was announced last...... read more
BREAKING: Buhari appoints Tanko Mohammed as substantive CJN *Seeks Senate approval Exactly 166 days in acting capacity, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday elavated the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammed to the position of substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The name of the new CJN, who was appointed after the suspension of his predecessor, Walter Onnoghen on January...... read more
Ajani, Vanguard Editor, named Media Adviser to Makinde Jide Ajani, versatile journalist and former Editor of Sunday Vanguard, has been appointed Special Adviser, Media to Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, with immediate effect, a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, said on Tuesday. A graduate of Mass Communication from Ogun State Polytechnic (Now...... read more
BREAKING: Drama, as Buhari’s kinsman promotes self, storms HQ to remove CG *He’s unwell – NCS It was pure drama at the Abuja headquarters of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), on Monday, as one Assistant Superintendent of Customs (ASC), Nura Dahiru, stormed the office of the Controller General of Customs (CGC), Hameed Ali, with intent on removing the customs boss. Decked in the full rank of a...... read more
BREAKING: Again, Buhari maintains all-North domestic staff in 11 fresh appointments Still maintaining a different structure from the trend since 1999, where his predecessors went for a mixture of Nigerians from all parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, named an all-North domestic staff, in an 11-man fresh appointment. Few hours after the President reappointed Boss Mustapha as Secretary to...... read more
BREAKING: 24-hours after CUPP court action, Buhari reappoints Mustapha (SGF), Kyari (CoS) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Malam Abba Kyari as Chief of Staff (COS) to the President. This was disclosed on Friday by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu....... read more
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