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PDP remains one big family – Ologbondiyan

PDP remains one big family – Ologbondiyan

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, says the party remains one big family committed to credible processes that guarantee internal democracy. Ologbondiyan, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said that the PDP had since revved its internal conflict resolution mechanisms and consultations in that direction. According

Public officials provide unsatisfactory answers to senators on $350 million Eurobond

Three government agencies have been enmeshed in a controversial withdrawal of $27.9 million and another $13.5 million from a $350 million Eurobond domiciled with the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA. The fund was given to the Nigerian Electricity Bulk Trading Company, NBET, by the Federal Government in 2013 as shareholder contribution to shore up its

Tambuwal meets Okowa, Wike, Ibori in Delta

Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal yesterday met with Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and former Delta State Governor James Ibori at Asaba, the Delta State capital. The governors retired to the Delta State Government House after attending a showcase of Delta’s Youths Empowerment Programme. Tambuwal, elected on the ticket of

Northern senators blow hot on restructuring

The Northern Senators’ Forum rose from its two-day retreat in Katsina, yesterday, and declared that the political elite from other regions are intimidating the North with restructuring. Besides, the senators described restructuring as an ambiguous term, “even to its proponents, without clear terms and directions on how to go about it.” The retreat, however, ended

FG Seeks Amendment Of Deep Offshore Act

The federal government hinted yesterday that it is seeking an amendment to the Deep Offshore Petroleum act. The non-implementation of the said Act has resulted in loss of revenue to the tune of $21 billion since the past 24 years. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council

I Was Never Invited By Osun Assembly, Muyiwa Ige Breaks Silence

The son of Late Chief ‘Bola Ige who was the immediate past State of Osun Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development. Arc. ‘Muyiwa Ige has described the purported warrant of arrest by the State House of Assembly as shocking, noting that he was never invited by the House. Ige hinted that he was

Osun Assembly Issues Warrant For Arrest Of Bola Ige’s Son, Muyiwa

Osun State House of Assembly on Wednesday, issued a warrant of arrest against late Chief Bola Ige’s son who was also a former commissioner for land, Physical planning and urban development in the state, Hon. Muyiwa Ige. Ige was alleged to have ignored the assembly’s call for questions over a land issue in Ilobu community.