Buhari mourns Ekwueme

Buhari mourns Ekwueme

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sent condolences to Nigerians, and to the Government and people of Anambra State, on the death of a former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, on Sunday. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President commiserated with the entire Oko […] ...
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Alex Ekwueme is dead

Alex Ekwueme is dead

Second Republic Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme is dead. A statement issued by his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, said that he died in a London clinic on Sunday, November 19. The statement read, “Ekwueme family...
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Obaze rejects Obiano’s victory in Anambra governorship poll

Obaze rejects Obiano’s victory in Anambra governorship poll

The incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance coasted home with a landslide victory in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. Obiano, who won in all the 21 local government a...
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BVN: Banks frustrating anti-corruption war, FG, AGF tell court

BVN: Banks frustrating anti-corruption war, FG, AGF tell court

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government and the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), have alleged that the opposition of the 19 commercial banks to an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja on the Bank Verification Number is a s...
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Defiant Mugabe says he’ll preside over party congress in Dec

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, stunned his people in his speech on Sunday, maintaining that he would preside over his party-ZANU-PF-congress in December. Many political observers and fellow Zimbabweans had been waiting for 93-year-old Mugabe to step asid...
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Equities lose N144b as investors await CBN decisions

Equities lose N144b as investors await CBN decisions

Investors scrambled to realign their portfolios and lock in profit ahead of the meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). A midweek selling spree left the equities market with a net capital depreciation of N143.9 bill...
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BREAKING: INEC declares Obiano winner of Anambra election

BREAKING: INEC declares Obiano winner of Anambra election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance the winner of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State. The Returnee Officer and Vice Chancellor of the University of C...
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UPDATED: Mugabe removed as ruling party chief as end nears

UPDATED: Mugabe removed as ruling party chief as end nears

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was on Sunday facing the imminent end of his 37-year rule as the once-loyal ZANU-PF party sacked him as its leader and army generals piled pressure on him to resign. Mugabe’s grip on power was broken last week when the mi...
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I didn’t receive any money from Maina — Jonathan

I didn’t receive any money from Maina — Jonathan

OLUSOLA FABIYI Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he did not receive any money from the controversial pension fund. He said there was no iota of truth in reports that he was paid N5b monthly from the money. His media adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, gave t...
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Return N520m collected from Dasuki or face trial, EFCC tells Anyim

Eniola Akinkuotu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has given a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, the option of returning the N520m he allegedly collected from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (ret...
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