Former First Lady Patience Jonathan has petitioned the House of Representatives, alleging harassment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The petition, submitted to the House by a member, Lovette Idisi, said she has been “incessantly harassed” by the anti-graft agency. Dame Jonathan also alleged that operatives of the
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday tutored the nation’s youths on the salient qualities they should imbibe, if they aspire to become good and successful leaders tomorrow. Obasanjo said a good leader should not only be courageous, but must also do the right thing at the right time for the people. He gave the advice at the Olusegun
President John Mahama will slug it out with his main rival Nana Akufo-Addo as Ghanaians elect their president and lawmakers today. There are 15.8 million registered voters who will determine the direction the West African country will go. Apart from the president, 275 members of parliament will be elected across the country. The president will
Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka yesterday came down hard on Nigerians who questioned the sincerity of his claim that he had dumped his United States green card. Prof. Soyinka last week in Johannesburg, South Africa, announced that he had dumped his green card in fulfilment of his pledge to do so should Donald Trump win the U.S.
Five thousand youths will, in the first quarter of 2017, be trained on vocational skills to make them self-sufficient, especially against recession. Skills trainer Rullion Capacity Builders is approved by the Ministry of Labour and Productivity Trade Testing Centre to offer the training. Coordinator Mrs. Oluwatoyin Egedi spoke at a news conference in
Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has increased to N10 million the death insurance benefit for police officers, who die in active service. Ambode announced this in his office yesterday after he was presented with two awards recently won in South Africa by the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the State Police Command. Promising that his
All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday said he would not quit the party, warning that any indulgence in destructive politics is counter-productive. He said having laboured along with like-minded patriots to build the national party, he would not abandon the platform because its formation was informed by