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Nigeria Needs To Become An Active Partner To Get More Assistance From China

For more Chinese development assistance to be extended to Nigeria, both countries should become active partners, Prof. Zhang Yong-Peng, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), in Beijing, China said on Tuesday. Yong-Peng made this known while receiving a delegation of visiting Nigerian Journalists in Beijing. Speaking on “The Belt and […]

EFCC Detains Former Governor Babangida Aliyu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has kept former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu in its custody for questioning over allegations of abuse of office and money laundering. Aliyu, it was learnt, was on Tuesday invited by the premier anti-graft agency to respond to the allegations. The governor was said to have subsequently faced […]

Nigerians React To Gov Yari’s Claim That “God Sent Meningitis To Punish Nigerians For Their Sins”

Some prominent Nigerians have reacted to a statement made by the Governor of Zamfara state and chairman of the Nigerian Governors forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari, who claimed that “God is punishing Nigerians with meningitis for their sins.” The governor had said that the outbreak of Type C Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the country was a direct […]

Senate Suspends Confirmation Of New INEC RECs Over Buhari’s Refusal To Sack Magu

The Nigerian senate has stepped down on confirmation of President Buhari’s 27 REC nominees in protest against Ibrahim Magu’s continued headship of EFCC. The Senators made the decision at Tuesday’s plenary over what they termed as “Buhari’s appointees disrespect to the senate.” Sen. Anyanwu, while speaking at the plenary said “If the Senate is ridiculed […]

Dino Melaye Mocks Critics After Confirmation From ABU That He Graduated (Watch Video)

Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, who is currently in the eye storm of a certificate scandal, has taken to the social media to mock his critics after the Vice-Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) testified that he graduated from the university. Ibrahim Garba, vice-chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, had earlier […]

Joe Biden Says If He Ran For President He Could Have Won

Former Vice President #JoeBiden said that if he would have run for president in 2016, he would’ve been victorious. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to #TheHollywoodReporter, Biden told students at Colgate University that he could have won the election, but the Democratic primary would have been “very difficult.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “On a college campus I will never, […]

EFCC Details Buhari How Saraki And His Aides Allegedly Laundered Over N3.5 Billion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has presented before President Muhammadu Buhari details of how the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his aides allegedly laundered up to N3.5 billion from the Paris Club loan refund. It is understood that no fewer than 15 accounts of some individuals and companies have been frozen following months […]

Senate Invites ABU Authorities Today Over Melaye’s Certificate Scandal

The Senate has summoned the authorities of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) to clear the controversy sorrounding the alleged certificate scandal involving Senator Dino Melaye, who is representing Kogi-West senatorial district in Kogi State. A source, who is close to the polity, on Sunday, said: “The Senate is inviting the authorities of the Universities Dino Melaye […]