Wednesday, November 6, 2013

₦255m car scandal: Reps’ panel indicts Oduah, NCAA

There were indications on Wednesday that the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation had established some infractions against the Minister of Aviation, Ms Stella Oduah, and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
The committee is investigating the controversial purchase of two bulletproof BMW cars by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority allegedly for Oduah at a whopping N255m. However, she testified before the committee, which is chaired by Mrs. Nkiruka Onyejeocha, and denied that the cars were bought for her use.
The panel  ended  its public hearing on the transaction on Monday.

Oduah: Jonathan, NSA in closed-door meeting

The National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on Wednesday  met behind closed-doors with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Dasuki is a member of the three-man administrative panel set up by Jonathan to probe the Minister of Aviation, Ms Stella Oduah, over the N255m bulletproof cars purchased for her by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.

Buhari, Tinubu invite Amaechi to join APC

A former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and ex-Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday renewed their calls on Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi to join the All Progressives Congress. Buhari and Tinubu, who led a team of top APC officials to Port Harcourt for a rally, described Amaechi as an asset to Rivers people and Nigeria.

Presidency dares Amaechi to join APC

The Presidency on Wednesday said Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State was at liberty to dump the ruling Peoples Democratic Party for the opposition All Progressive Congress.
Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters, Mr. Ahmed Gulak, said this in an interview with our correspondent. Gulak was reacting to a statement credited to Amaechi that he would consult Jonathan before joining the APC.
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Nigerian FG grants citizenship to 174 foreigners

The Federal Government, Wednesday, granted Nigerian citizenship to 174 foreigners.

Briefing journalists after the weekly meeting of the Executive Council of the Federation, FEC, chaired by President Goodluck Jonathan, the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, said a breakdown of the applications submitted included those from 45 foreigners married to Nigerians, and 129 from persons that were born by naturalised Nigerians.

Court sets ₦20k Bail For Man Accused Of Stealing ₦500

An air conditioner repairer working with a hotel in Lagos, Nigeria has been arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrate Court, charged with alleged theft.
The repairer, Paul Muyiwa Ojikutu, a resident of No. 10 Aguragberigbe, Ikorodu is charged with stealing N500 only.

Heartless Man Stabs His Friend To Death For Sleeping With His Wife

A middle-aged man identified as Wasiu Yusuf has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stabbing his bosom friend, Adeolu Olatoye,  to death for having clandestine relationship along with his wife.

Enugu state First Lady denies being Imprisoned by Gov Chime

Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State on Tuesday night denied subjecting his wife, Mrs. Clara Chime, to accommodate arrest and has vowed to protect her from being exposed to ridicule. Chime made this denial in the current presence of some journalists, his wife and her elder brother, Mr. Tony Igwe.

Revealed: Governor Amaechi Hires Private Israeli Security Guards

It has been revelaed the Rivers State Governor, Romtimi Amaechi, has hired private Israeli security guards. Amaechi, who has been having a running battle with the Commissioner of Police in River State often times accusing the CP, Mbu Joseph Mbu of plotting to kill him and his political appointees although he has presented no shred of proof to back up his claims.

"I Cannot Survive In Nigerian Politics" , Says Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Lamido Sanusi has informed HARDtalk he will not be entering politics when he ends his term as governor of the Key Bank of Nigeria.

 “Being a good central banker does not make you a good politician,” he said, adding he had seen enough successful people enter politics only to “destroy everything they have built.”
Asked if he could persuaded to change his mind, Mr Sanusi said:
 “I have been in Abuja long enough to know that I cannot survive for one year in that space.”

Majek Fashek Needs Help

Written By A Big Fan
I'am a huge fan of troubled musician Majek Fashek. Long time ago (I think) in the early 90′s when I heard he takes cocain and heroin I never believed it. I thought it was a lie. But was shocked to see him looking so bad since the years go by.
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