EFCC Freezes Akwa Ibom State’s Government Accounts

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen all bank accounts belonging to Akwa Ibom State government. Reasons behind the freezing of the state government’s bank accounts by the anti-graft agency are not yet known. Meanwhile, the state commissioner for information, Charles Udoh said the state government will comment on the development soon. The [...]

Saraki Sponsored Tuesday’s Invasion of NASS – APC

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The All Progressives Congress APC said it has investigated the circumstances surrounding Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly by security operatives and accused the Senate President, Bukola Saraki of sponsoring the plot to foment violence as part of his last-minute bid to halt his impeachment Yekini Nabena, acting National Publicity Secretary of the party in [...]

Akpabio Resigns as Senate Minority Leader

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Senator Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position as the Senate Minority Leader. In his resignation letter sent to the Deputy Minority Leader, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, he said his resignation came into effect on August 4th. A post shared by www.9jas.com (@9jasdotcom) on Aug 7, 2018 at 2:26am PDT He shared a photo of the letter [...]

Before It Is Too Late for Her | By Pius Adesanmi

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I return from a three-week sojourn in Kenya to general election season in Ontario. I return to the chromatic effervescence of electoral flyers, posters, and sundry campaign materials. Campaign ads become oxygen – inescapable, unavoidable. Ontario politicians, like their peers all over the world, are doing their do. My voter information card, I am told, [...]

Codeine is the New Cocaine – Tunde Asaju

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Even when the Asiwaju Peoples Congress turns Naija into paradise on Sai Baba’s second term, enemies would keep the focus on the negative. If we used them, body bags would have been sent to Birnin Gwari, Mubi and Maiduguri where people are dying left, right and center. Our lacrimogenous glands have been blocked since adversaries [...]