Commotion at the Villa as Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is in London on a ‘private visit’. The duty, however, did little to douse speculations that relations between him and his principal have hit an all-time low. As the council sat at the Presidential Villa in […]

Sexual harassment bill scales second reading

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
The sexual harassment bill sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, and 106 other senators scaled second reading yesterday after an elongated debate. The proposed legislation entitled ‘A Bill for an Act to Prevent, Prohibit and Redress Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Educational Institutions and for other matters connected therewith 2019’ has 27 […]

Nigerian Brokers to Start Commodities Trading as Stocks Plunge

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Nigerian stockbrokers struggling with one of the world’s worst equity market routs plan to trade commodities in a bid to diversity earnings and boost income. The Association of Securities Dealing Houses of Nigeria plans to start the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange later this month, Managing Director Akinsola Akeredolu-Ale said in an interview. The organization […]

Appeal Court sacks Dayo Adeyeye from NASS, declares Senator Olujimi winner

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
The Appeal Court in her wisdom retained the judgment earlier given by election tribunal and subsequently sacked the Senate Spokesman Sen. Dayo Adeyeye, declared Senator Biodun Olujimi of PDP as the winner. Details and reactions shortly…

Buhari vs Atiku: ‘Your emotion is overriding your sense of decorum’ – Festus Keyamo slams Ben Nwabueze

by Chuks Azotanion November 6, 2019
Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo has slammed renowned lawyer Ben Nwabueze for insinuating that Atiku Abubakar’s appeal which was dismissed by the Supreme Court was predetermined.  Ben Nwabueze had stated that the decision to dismiss the appeal which the Supreme Court said lacked merit, was not taken at the sitting on October 30.  However in a […]

Buhari Can Be President From Anywhere – Oshiomhole

by Chuks Azotanion November 6, 2019
Adams Oshiomhole, the Chairman of the  All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that President Buhari can preside over the affairs of the nation from anywhere in the world.  The APC Chairman and former Governor of Edo State who spoke during a courtesy visit to the Senate President Ahmad Lawan and the principal officers of the Senate on […]