Audit queries: Reps quiz PTAD over misappropriation of over N30bn...

Tribune Online Audit queries: Reps quiz PTAD over misappropriation of over N30bn pension fund The House of Representatives on Thursday commenced an investigation into the alleged misappropriation of over N30 billion pension fund being administered by the Pension Transitional Arrangement Department (PTAD) between 2014 and 2016 respectively. The breakdown of the various sums were contained…

INEC threatens to abort Edo, Ondo elections over ‘escalating violence’…

Tribune Online INEC threatens to abort Edo, Ondo elections over ‘escalating violence’ The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to abort processes leading to the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States. The Commission took the position on Thursday night in a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter…

NDDC contract scam: Senator Akpabio didn’t exonerate all Reps  –...

Tribune Online NDDC contract scam: Senator Akpabio didn’t exonerate all Reps  – PDP caucus The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives led by Hon. Kingsley Chinda warned the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila not to sweep the damning allegations levelled against some members of House of Representatives by the Minister…

INEC introduces election result viewing portal…

Tribune Online INEC introduces election result viewing portal Ahead of Nasarawa Central State Constituency bye-election in Nasarawa State and forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a new innovation in election monitoring which it noted would inspire transparency and accountability in the process. Festus Okoye, National…

PDP Thanks Edo People For Foiling Alleged Attempt By Oshiomhole...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the people of Edo State for foiling alleged attempt to take over the State House of Assembly takeover by Adams Oshiomhole and those, the party described as “his gang of marauders” Chris Osa Nehikhare, Edo state PDP Publicity Secretary, who made the commedation in a statement in Benin…

Nigeria Sitting On Keg Of Gunpowder, Conducting Affairs As Nation...

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has expressed concern over the state of the nation, saying Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder. Secondus, who said that the nation continue to conduct its affairs as if “we are in a banana Republic,” added that Nigerians have been traumatized, terrorized…

PDP Remains United Over Jegede, Says Campaign Organisation…

This was contained in a statement by Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation (EJCO) made available to newsmen in Akure on Thursday by the Head, Media Research for the organisation, Mr. Samuel Fasua. The group described “as false, misleading and unsubstantiated, a statement credited to a group-Vanguard for Justice and Fairness in PDP, that the party is…

Learn from your Mali visit, hold peaceful election, PDP tells Buhari…

Tribune Online Learn from your Mali visit, hold peaceful election, PDP tells Buhari National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to learn from his Mali visit where he went to meditate for peace between the Malian President and the opposition in that country. Secondus said the road…

Fight against poverty is for all ― Tambuwal…

Tribune Online Fight against poverty is for all ― Tambuwal Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has urged all stakeholders to set aside partisan politics and work closely in order to ensure that poverty is eradicated in the country. The governor made the call on Thursday when the federal government Extended Public Works (FGEPW) team…

Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu Lacks Integrity To Be Governor, Says Wike…

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike as expressed surprise that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  will support its candidate in the Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu despite the weighty allegations against him. Iyamu is standing trial of alleged N700million scam in a Benin court earlier adjourned to October for hearing.Speaking as…

Election Tribunal Declares Comfort Anwe Duly Elected…

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kaduna has declared Mrs Comfort Amwe, as the duely elected member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly . Passing a judgement in a case filed by an APC member, Mr Halliru Gambo Dangana challenging her election, the chairman of the Tribunal Justice Saleh Musa Shu’aibu described her election…

Ekiti APC crisis: Ojudu, Adeyeye, others take grievances to Akande…

Tribune Online Ekiti APC crisis: Ojudu, Adeyeye, others take grievances to Akande The aggrieved members of the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the auspices of Stakeholders Forum have taken their grievances to former Osun State governor and leader of the party, Chief Bisi Akande. Members of the group which include…