Wike, FFK, Ozekhome accompany Fayose to EFCC office (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike and a former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode were among people who accompanied immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Ayode Fayose to the Wuse office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday. Fayose arrived the Wuse office of the anti-graft agency, wearing a t-shirt with the inscription, ‘EFCC, I […]

EFCC: Why Fayose has nothing to hide – Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday insisted that the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has nothing to hide. Wike said this while explaining why he accompanied Fayose to the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja. Fayose had stormed the anti-graft agency office in company […]

2019 election: Senate approves N53bn for security [Breakdown]

The Senate on Tuesday approved the security budget of N53.2 billion for the 2019 general elections. The approval of the budget followed a presentation of the report of the National Assembly Joint Committee on Appropriation at plenary. The Senate further approved that the money be vired from both the recurrent and capital components of the […]

Travel ban: Omisore speaks on being included in Buhari’s 50-man list

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the just concluded election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has said that he has no case of corruption in any court or with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The former Deputy Governor said this in reaction to the Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association, […]

Kayode Fayemi cries out, says Ekiti economy crashing

The newly inaugurated Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has declared that the state was in an emergency situation with a huge debt of N120 billion. Speaking during his inaugural speech in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, the governor said the state was currently battling with more than N120 billion debt piled up by the […]

Fayemi assumes office, vows to probe Ekiti finances under Fayose

Having been elected in the fiercely-contested July 14 governorship election, former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was Tuesday sworn-in as the new Governor of Ekiti State, with President Muhamadu Buhari expressing confidence in the ability of the new governor to deliver democracy dividends to the people. Fayemi trounced the candidate of […]

My house surrounded – Fayose

Outgoing Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, has alleged “planned invasion” of his house. Fayose raised the alarm via his Twitter handle early Tuesday morning. He said he had informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of his readiness to submit himself for questioning and that there was no need for drama. “It is known […]

EFCC: What we’ll do for Fayose – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has promised to accompany a former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose as he visits the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday. Fani-Kayode recalled that when he spent 90 days in the cell of the Commission, Fayose came and encouraged him. Fayose is […]

Boko Haram: How Nigerians reacted to death of aid worker, Hauwa Leman

Nigerians on social media have expressed sadness over the death of Hauwa Leman, an aide worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, executed Hauwa Leman, an aide worker with the ICRC on Monday. The terrorists, however, promised to keep Leah Sharibu, […]

Why we killed Red Cross aid worker, Hauwa Leman – Boko Haram

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has explained why they executed Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The terrorists also vowed to keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, as “a slave for life”, TheCable gathered. In a short clip, Leman was […]

I’m going to EFCC with my bedclothes, pillowcase, Bible – Fayose

The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he was going to the office of the Economic and Financial Crime, EFCC, today with his bedclothes, pillowcase, English and Yoruba bibles. Fayose’s tenure expired midnight on Monday. The Governor’s immunity ends along with his tenure and he has been invited to the headquarters […]