INEC Requires Over 100,000 Vehicles For 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) requires over 100,000 vehicles to transport sensitive and non-sensitive materials for the 2019 general elections, the chairman of the commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said yesterday. Yakubu who disclosed this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), National Association of Road […]

EFCC arraigns 24 ‘Yahoo’ boys, releases names

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan office, on Wednesday arraigned twenty four students of Olabisi Onabanjo University and the National Open University of Nigeria who were arrested for alleged involvement in various cyber crimes. Ten of the defendants: Agboola Taiwo, Adetayo Tade Ademiluyi, Rabiu Daniel, Sokoya Oluwaseyi, Fredrick Shaibu, Oshikoya Gbolahan, Adegbola Kazeem […]

2019 presidency: US speaks as Atiku, Buhari sign Peace Accord

The United States has advised that there must be a level-playing ground in next year’s poll, after Nigeria’s presidential candidates signed the 2019 Presidential Election Peace Accord. This was contained in a statement by the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria, Public Affairs Section. The statement reads: “The United States warmly congratulates the presidential candidates […]

Adebutu vs Kashamu: Court fixes ruling date on Ogun PDP governorship ticket tussle

A Federal Capital Territory FCT High Court, Abuja, has fixed January 14 next year for judgment in a legal tussle on the propriety of nomination of governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State. Two federal lawmakers from the party and from the state, Senator Buruji Kashamu and his counterpart in the […]

EFCC releases Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has been released from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Okupe, who was arrested on Monday, made this known in a tweet on his official Twitter Page on Wednesday. According to him, the anti-graft agency released him on bail within 48 hours […]

Buhari appoints Hassan to replace Jibril in FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan to take charge of the Environment Ministry following the resignation of, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril. It was gathered that Hassan who hails from Gombe state, was mandated to takeover the Environment Ministry at yesterday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting […]