Monday, June 27, 2016

BREAKING: Alleged 4.7billion Arms Fraud: Fayose’s Close Aide Arrested

Abiodun Agbele, a close aide of Governor Ayodele Fayose has been arrested, insiders at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have told PREMIUM TIMES.
Mr. Agbele was arrested in Lagos by operatives of the EFCC who had been on his trail in the past one week over allegations that he received huge public funds from former Minister Musiliu Obanikoro and delivered same to Mr. Fayose.

Erdogan Sends Condolences to Putin Over Death of Russian Su-24 Pilot

According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Erdogan "is sorry" and is willing to deal with the crisis in the relations between two countries.

Vladimir Putin has received a letter from his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressing readiness to resolve bilateral crisis caused by the downing of a Russian combat plane by the Turkish fighter jet last year, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

Acting IG, Idris Writes Buhari To Retire 30 Senior Police Officers

No fewer than 30 senior officers of the Nigeria Police are set for retirement.
This was sequel to a letter written to the presidency by the new acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris last week.
The officers who are of the rank of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of police, were said to have been marked out for immediate disengagement for some reasons still unclear.
According to ThisDay, efforts by some AIGs to greet the new IGP hit the rocks as they were barred from seeing him.

Forgery of Senate Rule: Saraki, Ekweremadu, others, arraigned, plead not guilty

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and former clerk to the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasua, were docked at the the Federal High Court Abuja this morning for alleged forgery of senate orders. They are facing a two-count-charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery of senate rule in 2015. They all pleaded not guilty when the charges were read out.

19-year-old Nigerian footballer drowns while swimming in the U.S

Fikayo Idowu, 19, of Madison, Mississippi, and an Ohio State's men's soccer player, drowned while swimming with some of his teammates at at Apple Valley Lake in Knox County, about 40 miles northeast of the campus, on Friday.

No qualified ambassadorial nominees from Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Ondo and Plateau states - FG

The Senate had last week suspended the confirmation of the list of 47 ambassadorial nominees forwarded by Pres. Buhari, because it lacked the Federal character principle. .

While speaking over the weekend, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, however said: “Specific criteria had been set by the Presidency to pick nominees and the four states without nominees have no career diplomats in the Foreign Service who met the objective.

Cracks in the EU

by Kakaouskia
Greetings to the Saker community and readers.
So, the UK people, contrary to the “script” that wanted a narrow Remain win have elected to leave the European Union. As it could also have been predicted, there are calls to repeat the vote as the result is not the “correct” one. And as if the extremely narrow gap between the two voting blocs was not bad enough – for the record 16,141,241 voted to Remain and 17,410,742 people voted to Leave – two of the members of the UK actually overwhelmingly voted to Remain and are now looking at other options.

London Accepts Millions Of Pounds From Nigerian State Governments - Ted

The message in this video would appear to refute David Cameron's parochial assertion about some fantastically ****** countries he had fantasied about before he fell on his Brexit knife.

These 15 States are Going Bankrupt

• Poor states: Yobe, Zamfara, Ekiti, Borno, Kebbi, Nassarawa, Taraba, Adamawa, Gombe, Jigawa, Bauchi, Imo, Katsina, Niger
• Rich states: Lagos, Rivers, Delta, Ogun, Edo
• Lagos IGR dwarfs that of 32 states
Fifteen states in Nigeria may go bankrupt as over 90 per cent of their revenues come solely from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA). The states’ Internally- Generated Revenues (IGRs) in 2015 were far below 10 per cent of their FAA in one year from June 2015 to May 2016 covering the one-year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.