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It what appears to be another case of budget padding, the Minister of Road, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has denied knowledge of N2 billion voted for regional housing scheme in the 2017 budget. At the Ministries budget defence hearing in the senate yesterday, Fashola said he was not aware …

Tanzania’s main opposition leader Freeman Mbowe was summoned for police interrogations on Friday, February 10, following allegations that he is involved in a drug trafficking ring. He however defied the summon. On Thursday main opposition party Chama Cha Demokrasia (Chadema) hit back against the allegations, calling them “unfair” and a …

  Lagos state government during the week announced its plan to eradicate Danfo buses off Lagos roads. As follow up to that, the government has finally unveiled buses that will replace danfo. EFCC- $9.2m Recovered From Former NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu Home Below are some photos posted by Ajayiwrites.com:

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday raided the home of former General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, in Kaduna city. The EFCC agents allegedly recovered $9.2million from Yakubu’s safe and an additional £72,000. The anti-graft agency said that it …

Former Militant leader, Asari Dokubo has once again announced that he’s not a Nigerian. Dokubo who spoke on a live London radio on Tuesday, February 7, said it is wrong for anyone to ask him whether he is Nigerian or Biafra. It is wrong for anybody to ask me whether …

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has dismissed a case that sought to question the capacity of 92-year-old president, Robert Mugabe. The court however said the plaintiff could appeal the decision within 30 days. The dismissal centered largely on the premise that due court processes were not followed. An activist with the Takamuka …

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has queried why the country has spent huge funds on the power sector without getting the desired results. He said the sum of N2.74 trillion was spent on the sector between 1999 and 2015, yet the nation is still inundated by an epileptic …

Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murry Bruce has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari over the 2017 budget. The lawmaker who took to his twitter handle @benmurraybruce frowned at the huge sum allocated for the running of the Presidency. Bruce, a business mogul said the huge sums allotted to the …

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly has said that in order to tighten security in the country, visa applicants, especially those from seven Muslim-majority countries that were temporarily banned from entering the U.S may be required to provide their social media passwords. He made this known to a hearing of the …

Nigerian Police on Tuesday said it recovered over one hundred and eleven million naira (N111 million) from electoral officials allegedly bribed by the Rivers state government during the December 10, 2015 rerun parliamentary elections in Rivers state.   According to the report by the IGP investigative panel tasked to investigate …