Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Unini Chioma


    Babatunde Fashola

    … says legislators more interested in boreholes than building highways

    •‘No concession agreements on Lagos-Ibadan road, Niger bridge’

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday hit back at members of the National Assembly, as he argued that the lawmakers had “stark and worrisome knowledge” about the budget of his ministry before altering several of its allocations in the 2017 Appropriation Act.

    Dino Melaye

    PURSUANT to section 69 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, Senator Dino Melaye (APC) representing Kogi West senatorial district in the National Assembly is presently on a hot seat facing recall actions from his people for allegedly failing to meet their aspirations. The people by the action are passing vote of no confidence accusing Senator Melaye of inter alia ineptitude, ungainliness and recklessness. As alleged, over 51.1percent which makes the constitutional requirement for a recall action to proceed has been attained.

    Toyo Jimmy, Esq.

    In a new book titled ‘Facts Versus Fiction: True Story of Jonathan Years, Chibok, 2015, and the Conspiracies,’ Mr. Reno Omokri, former Special Assistant on Social Media to former President Goodluck Jonathan, narrated how the United States meddled in Nigeria’s 2015 presidential election with the connivance of some northern governors.


    Mr. Fagbemi explained that President Buhari has spent cumulatively about 97 days on medical leave this year alone, an action in contravention of the Public Service Rules (PSR).

    An Abuja-based political scientist and national security scholar, Mr. Ayokunle Fagbemi, has called on statutory entities of the Federal Government to initiate the processes for the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health status. He made the call in a press statement made available to Thenigerialawyer


    The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence handed out to an armed robber, Daniel Kekong, who mistakenly sent items he stole from a woman to her to buy.

    The prosecution counsel, Ade Oyebanji, said Kekong was among three men who attacked and robbed a recharge card dealer, Perpetua Ubua, of her handbag containing N128,000-worth of recharge cards, N285,000 cash and two mobile phones.