Tuesday, December 6, 2016

$180m Halliburton Scam: Ex-heads Of State’s Indictment ‘scared Jonathan’

There are new insights on why the $180million Halliburton bribery probe is lingering without the trial of some highly-placed Nigerians.

It was learnt that former President Goodluck Jonathan, who planned to table the report before the Council of State, could not do so because three former Heads of State were implicated in the scandal.

Rivers Re-run: Police To Withdraw Politicians’ Orderlies

OPERATIVES of the Rivers State Police Command on Monday said it would withdraw police orderlies attached to politicians in the state during the December 10 reruns.

FG Stops 571,000 Tonnes Of Foreign Rice From Entering Nigeria..

The Federal Government on Monday announced that 571,000 tonnes of foreign rice warehoused in neighbouring countries were being targeted for the Nigerian market for the Christmas and New Year season, but vowed to stop their entry.

It also stated that Nigeria recently took delivery of 110 rice mills in its bid to enhance local production so as to commence the exportation of white rice from next year.

Fayose Condemns Removal Of Wike’s CSO, Accuses FG

Fayose Condemns Removal Of Gov Wike’s CSO, Says; “FG Planning To Subvert The Will Of Rivers”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike less than five days to the State’s legislative re-run
election, saying; “With this ignoble action by the federal government, it is now clear that the federal government is out to subvert the will of the people of Rivers State by whatever means in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).”

Obasanjo Gives Condition To Support New Mega Party - This Day

•Insists Atiku cannot be presidential candidate

•Former VP, Tinubu say they have no plan to leave APC

Olawale Olaleye in Lagos and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja

The proposed mega party by some aggrieved opposition politicians of major political parties in the country may already have run into a hitch, following the stringent condition allegedly handed down by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support the new party.

Heritage Bank Safe And Sound, Says Sekibo

Battling unrelenting social media attacks, suggesting insolvency, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Ifie Sekibo, has assured customers that the commercial bank was safe, sound and liquid.