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FG debunks rumors 40% of $22.7bn loan to be paid to consultants

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 13, 2020
The presidency released a statement denying claims that it had the intentions of paying 40% of the $22.7 billion loan approved by the National Assembly, to consulting firms. They stated that these rumors are false. The Nigerian Government negotiates directly with the bilateral & multilateral lenders involved. There are no middlemen. The general public should […]

BREAKING| Ihedioha suspends proposed visit to Imo state

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 12, 2020
It has come to my attention that the Imo State government, yesterday issued a statement on my planned visit to Owerri this morning. As most people are well aware, I haven’t visited the state since the Supreme Court judgement of 14th January 2020 and was planning to come in to participate in the ongoing Congresses […]

BREAKING| UN appoints Ex-Emir Sanusi, 16 others

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 11, 2020
The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, today named the Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, and 16 other influential figures around the globe as Sustainable Development Goals Advocates to push the agenda of the global development drive to a new height. The appointments, which were released today, have Mr. Nana Addo […]

Seyi Makinde activates ‘Amotekun’ [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 10, 2020
Earlier today, The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, signed the State Security Network Agency (Àmọ̀tẹ́kùn) Bill, 2020 into law. In his remark at the state house in Ibadan, He said, “It’s been a long & torturous journey which started as far back as July 2019. Today, history has been made as Oyo State joins other […]

BREAKING| Gov Diri defeats Alaibe

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 10, 2020
Justice Tijjani Ringim of Fed. High Court, Owerri, has dismissed the suit filed by Timi Alaibe challenging the nomination of Bayelsa State Governor, Diri Douye as the PDP candidate in the Nov 16 polls. More details shortly…

Senate commences public hearing on Social Media Bill

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 9, 2020
The Senate on Monday in Abuja commenced a public hearing on the controversial social media Bill. The Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to make provisions for the protection from internet falsehood and manipulations and for related matters, 2019,” was sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, representing Niger East. Senate President Ahmad Lawan arrived […]