Cambridge Analytica | How Jonathan’s Campaign Paid Firm £2m To Hack Into Buhari’s Medical Records

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New information on the operations of embattled data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica suggests it had a controversial role in Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015. A report by The Guardian says Cambridge Analytica, hired by an unnamed Nigerian billionaire to work on the re-election campaign of then-president Goodluck Jonathan, “was paid an estimated £2 million ($2.8 [...]

Ambode Bows to Pressure, Reduces Land Use Charge

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Akinwunmi Ambode.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led Lagos state government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the Land Use rates and as well waived the penalty for late payments across the board. Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinyemi Ashade, who disclosed this while addressing a press briefing at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa on the outcome of [...]

Kwara Bans Sale & Consumption of Alcohol

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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting the production, sale, and consumption of alcohol in certain areas. Abdulfatah Ahmed Ahmed gave his assent to the Ilorin Township (Prohibition Against the Production, Sale, and Consumption of Liquor in Certain Areas) Law, 2018, as passed by the Kwara State House of Assembly. Under [...]

Femi Fani-Kayode | In Desperate Search For Relevance By Akinloye James

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Femi Fani-Kayode needs help urgently. His immediate family, friends and political associates need to act promptly to save this mentally distressed man-child before he becomes completely unhinged and enters the market. In Yoruba belief and tradition, a mentally challenged person can still be saved if he/she is attended to promptly before displaying madness in the [...]

The Greed of Those Who Govern Lagos By Demola Olarewaju

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Starting my journey into political activism on the far left as a students unionist before ending up somewhere in the middle helped me to understand many things about capitalism as well as political leadership and government. This case of Lagos is a time-bomb that will explode. That journey took a turn when after watching Fashola [...]

Multimillion Properties in US,UK & UAE Linked To Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu

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The Nigerian government has written to the authorities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom and the United States of America after discovering hidden assets owned in the three countries by Nigerian Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. In the letters written to the UAE and USA, Mr. Fowler is relying on the Automatic Exchange [...]

Shehu Sani –“Nigerian Senators Receive N13.5 Million ‘Running Cost’ Every Month”

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Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly has revealed he and his colleagues received ₦13.5 million monthly as running cost. The revelation by the Senator was the first time a member of the National Assembly will confirm speculations that Nigerian senators are earning ₦41.5 million quarterly as a running cost. [...]