Thursday, 16 July, 2020

Tag: Politics


After being denied bail by the police, suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has through his lawyer, Oluwatosin Ojaomo, said that he would approach the court to challenge his continued detention. Ojaomo had on Read more…


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has blasted Abdulaziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara State, for violating COVID-19 protocol at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport. FAAN made this known in a statement released via its official Twitter account on Read more…


Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has written to the state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Salami, to investigate the claim made by a former Secretary to the State Government, Ifedayo Abegunde, that the 2016 governorship election was rigged in his favour. Read more…


The All Progressives Congress candidate for the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Tuesday appeared in court in a case preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Ize-Iyamu is being tried Read more…


Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has defended his approval of Omoh-Jay Nigeria Ltd, an oil firm, to auction crude oil and diesel seized by the Nigerian Government. Malami was reacting to a story by Saturday PUNCH republished Read more…


The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), on Sunday, declared that the Yoruba nation is ready to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023. The body called on prominent Yoruba leaders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to urgently address the Read more…


SaharaReporters has obtained a document on how Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, ordered the release of N500m to the National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress in 2018. In a letter dated May 29, 2018 and signed by Political Read more…


President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the revised 2020 Budget of N10.8trn passed by the National Assembly in June into law. While signing the bill into law, the President explained that the revision became necessary because of the weakening effect Read more…


The Chief Judge of Ondo State, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, has rejected a request letter to set up a probe panel from the state’s House of Assemblyagainst the deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, over allegations of gross misconduct, SaharaReporters can confirm.  Speaker Read more…


17 political parties have shown interest to participate in the October 10, 2020, governorship election in Ondo State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed this on Thursday in a statement. Festus Okoye, INEC Chairman in charge of information and Read more…