Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Jerusalem As Capital: IPOB Turkey 'Diplomat' Ally Withdraws Support For Biafra

The well know IPOB ally and a Turkey Diplomat have threaten to withdraw support for Biafra Agitation over IPOB support for Israel and USA Donald Trump

PDP: Jonathan Leads Reconciliation Team, Wike, Secondus Visit George

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, in Abuja, began a subtle move to douse tension generated among members of the Peoples Democratic Party over the outcome of last Saturday’s national convention in Abuja.

The former President assembled a team of his loyalists, who it was gathered, would visit aggrieved aspirants with a view to appealling to them to forget about their grievances and work with the Uche Secondus-led members of the National Working Committee.

Though the party has a standing committee on reconciliation, headed by the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, it was gathered that the former President decided to assemble his team as the Leader of the party.

Among those in Jonathan’s team are his former Minister of Special Duties, Tanimu Turaki (SAN); a former Minister of State for Finance, Amb. Bashir Yuguda; a former Minister of Finance, Nanadi Usman; and his (Jonathan’s) bosom friend, King Turner.

FG To Pay Ikoyi Whistle-blower N421m This Week

The federal government says the whistle-blower that provided information which led to the recovery of N13bn in Ikoyi will get his commission this week.

It was gathered that the whistle-blower will be paid N421,330,595.

According to reports, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has directed the release of the money.

“The money for the payment of the Ikoyi whistle-blower is ready and that money is ready for release this week,” a source in the ministry told Punch.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take full effect

Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take full effect
The Supreme Court Monday ruled that US President Trump's immigration travel ban against six countries,Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Chad, can take full effect while legal challenges against the latest version are been contested in court.
The high court's similar orders in two challenges to the ban mean that most travelers from these six countries cannot enter the United States while the cases are ongoing..
Lower courts had exempted more travelers who they said had "bona fide" connections to the United States, such as the grandparents and in-laws of citizens. Those exemptions mirrored ones designed by the Supreme Court in June, when the justices allowed only part of an earlier, temporary travel ban. The new ban, issued in September, is of indefinite length.

Queues return to fuel stations as Nigerians resort to panic buying over speculation of pump price increase

Queues return to fuel stations as Nigerians resort to panic buying over speculation of pump price increase
Vehicular queues have returned to most of the Fuel stations in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria amidst rumors that the NNPC is set to increase pump price of Fuel and other petroleum products. NNPC has however denied claims of increasing pump price of petroleum products. In a statement released last night, NNPC says the pump price of petrol will still remain N145 per litre and that they have enough stock that will go round during this festive period.
As early as 4am this morning, vehicular queues were noticed in many fuel stations in Lagos./ Some of the filling stations were selling while some others weren't, insisting they do not have any fuel left in their reservoir.

'Wike says he doesn't have money to pay scholarship for students abroad but he has money to buy 16 Land-cruisers for Rivers lawmakers' Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju who is a staunch member of PDP took to his twitter handle to react to the news of Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, presenting brand new SUVs to 16 members of the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives that are from the state. Wike while presenting the cars, said the vehicles are to help the lawmakers carry out their duties effectively.
Deji wondered how the state governor could dole out money to buy these luxury cars when last month he told students from the state that are currently on scholarship in the UK to return home as the state government cannot continue to fund their scholarship programme because of low cash flow.

Okorocha Appoints His Sister, Ogechi Ololo, As Commissioner For Happiness

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has sworn in 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils in the state.

He charged them to prove their worth in the service of the state and her people. One of the commissioners sworn in by the governor is his biological sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha). She is now the state’s Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment.

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