Reckless spending same under Buhari —Reps

House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has said Nigeria has not been witnessing prudent use of government resources under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The committee said the current administration could not be differentiated from the previous ones in terms of prudent use of government funds. The Chairman of the PAC, Mr Kingsley Chinda, who in company with members of the committee addressed journalists in Abuja on Monday, said the lawmakers were currently examining the annual reports by the Auditor-General of the Federation submitted to the legislature. When…

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Chris Attoh’s Murdered Wife married two men simultaneously -Police

Murdered wife of Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh, Jeniffer Bettie, was married to two different men simultaneously, Greenbelt Police Department has revealed. Bettie was gunned down while leaving her office on Friday at about 5 p.m. at Ivy Lane, Maryland in the United States. She was reportedly shot in the head while she tried to run away from her attacker. “Waka Talent Agency is saddened by the death of Bettie Jenifer, who was married to our client, Mr. Chris Attoh. We would like to note that the family has requested to…

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We pay millions of naira ransom to bandits daily -Zamfara LG chief

Alhaji Sani Galadima, the Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily. Galadima said this when he received the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdurrahman Dambazau, who was in the state to assess the security threat being posed by banditry and listen to the challenges facing  the people. Dambazau also visited the Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, in his palace where stakeholders expressed their…

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22-year-old films self drinking sniper over UTME result

Segun, a 22-year-old man, is currently battling for his life at a general hospital in Ogun State after attempting to commit suicide over his low UTME scores, by drinking sniper insecticide. It was gathered that the victim had scored 167 in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. Segun, who was unhappy with his result, went on Twitter and expressed frustration at his repeated failure to secure admission into a tertiary institution despite several attempts. He lamented that in 2015 when he sat for the exam, he scored 189, adding that when he tried…

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I owe no apologies over Lagos State godfather comment -el-Rufai

Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor, has said he owes no apologies to anyone regarding his last week’s advice to Lagos residents to discountenance godfathers in the state’s politics, because he knows none of them. Governor El-Rufai, however, did not mention any names, but media pundits view his comment as an attack on former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, who has a strong influence on Lagos State politics. Addressing State House Correspondents after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the governor maintained…

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First Bank’s Financial Inclusion boosts economy with 22,000 agents

Leading financial institution, First Bank of Nigeria says its commitment to deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria has received a great boost with its network of mobile money agents growing to over 22,000 agents. Speaking recently in Lagos at the Future of Finance West Africa Conference, the Deputy Managing Director, First Bank Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbenga Shobo, said the bank’s agents process over $490 million worth of transactions monthly. Shobo, who spoke during a panel discussion on: ‘Mobile money services for a better financial inclusion in West Africa,’ noted that to…

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AAC: Party exco Suspends Sowore as National Chairman -They are misguided individuals, says Sowore

One of the political parties that participated in the 2019 election, African Action Congress (AAC) said it has suspended its national chairman and presidential candidate, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. A member of the party’s National Executive Committee, Mazi Okwy, who read the resolution of the party at a press briefing, said the party’s decision against Sowore, Publisher of Saharareporters; and his executive bordered particularly on the inflow of illegal foreign funds into the party, which the suspended officials personally retained in contravention of Section 225 (3)(4) of the 1999 Constitution (as…

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I Have No Hand In Naira Marley’s Arrest – Ruggedman

Ruggedman has stated that he had no hand in Naira Marley’s arrest as speculated by many. Ruggedman who revealed that he has no hand in Naira Marley’s arrest, added that all he did was to caution the young artist who has influence, against making utterances about an issue that by global standard is considered a crime. He further disclosed that despite the disrespect to his person, he’s got nothing against him and only longed for him to be discerning and utilize his position of influence appropriately. His statement reads in…

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