Elder statesman and former Military Governor of the defeunct Western Region Gen. Robert Adeyinka Adebayo died yesterday in Lagos on the eve of his 89th birthday. He would have been 89 today. Family sources said he suddenly took ill at his GRA, Ikeja, home and he was taken to the hospital where he died shortly after. The eldest son of
The Senate yesterday asked the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to halt all actions on the implementation of its circular on payment of duty on old vehicles. It said implementation of the circular should be stopped until the leadership of the NCS appeared before its committee to explain in details the purpose of the circular to the Nigerians.
The Southwest caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose over a meeting he hosted yesterday. The caucus, in a statement by National Vice-Chairman, Southwest, Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe, said Fayose had no right to call a meeting of the caucus. The statement reads: “The attention of the PDP
A former Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President, Sunday Mbang, yesterday declared that ex – President Olusegun Obasanjo was the “best president Nigeria has ever had”. Mbang said he owed no one any apology on his position, adding that one of the things that ensured the former President’s success was his habit of always bringing
THE Federal Government has advised Nigerians who have no compelling or urgent reason to travel to the United States (U.S.) to postpone their travel plans until the new administration’s policy on immigration is clear. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in a statement yesterday,
A Former governor’s political career crashed yesterday at a prison gate. Former Adamawa State Governor Bala James Ngilari was jailed five years for a N167.8m contract scam. Ngilari, who was governor between October 1,2014 and May 2015, was found guilty of violating the state’s procurement laws. Justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa High
A Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), who completed his tenure on Friday, collected about N140million of the N23.29 billion 2015 election bribe, it was learnt at the weekend. A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly coordinated the bribe that has sparked a big scandal. There were other