Oyo State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola, at the weekend narrated his ordeals in the hands of the General Overseer of a new generation church while attempting to seal off the church for violating environmental laws. The commissioner said the General Overseer allegedly molested, harassed and
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the youth to democratically wrest leadership from the old guards since they are unwilling to quit the stage. To Obasanjo, leadership positions are never given on a platter of gold. He urged the youth to work for them. The ex – President, who spoke on Saturday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital,
THE stolen funds allegedly traced to former Petroleum Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke could fund infrastructure growth, Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) said yesterday in Abuja. A statement by its Chairman, Mr. Austin Braimoh and Secretary, Mr. Cassidy Madueke, said government could build six world-class airports in each geo-
A massive investigation has revealed former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke’s love for property. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has so far traced N47.2 billion and $487.5million to the ex-minister. N234m, $5m in bank accounts, Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt houses listed.
Labour unions in Ondo State have kicked against the state government’s plan to pay fractional parts of their outstanding salaries and pensions from the second tranche of the Paris Club fund. Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), in July, confirmed the receipt of N7.6 billion by the state as part of the Paris Club refund. The governor pledged not to
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Muhammadu Buhari administration will no longer accept excuses that suggest that delivering sustainable socio-economic development to Nigerians is not attainable. He spoke yesterday at the Cabinet Retreat on the Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP) and the 2018 Budget preparation at the
THE Federal Government yesterday applied to discontinue its suit at the Federal High Court, Lagos seeking $793,200,000 (about N249,659,700,000) from seven banks, which it claims they hid for “unknown government officials”. Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George SAN, who brought the notice of discontinuance, said the government had decided to explore an