Category Archives: Breaking News

Gbajabiamila Allegedly Placed On Security Watch – See Why

Femi Gbajabiamila, the Chief of Staff to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been enmeshed in a corruption scandal. According to a report from Jackson Ude, Chief of Staff to President Bola Tinubu, Femiwas allegedly negotiating a huge percentage from a

EDu’s Scandal: Oyedepo’s Prayers Could Not Safe You- Reno

An activist, Reno Omokri, has said the prayers of Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church should have made the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, conscious of setting good examples while in office. BGT News

Betta Edu Denied Meeting With President Tinubu.

The Embattled Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu was denied access to President Bola Tinubu at the Villa. After her suspension She was ferried out of the Villa when it was impossible to meet with the President.

Doyin Okupe Dumps Peter Obi, Party

Doyin Okupe, former Director-General of Peter Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Organization, has resigned from the Labour Party. Okupe made this known in a letter sent to the leadership of the party on Monday. He attributed his resignation to ideological differences, saying

EFCC Invites Betta Edu Over Alleged Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned Betta Edu, the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, to its Abuja headquarters over an alleged N585 million fraud. According to BGT News, Edu was invited to the anti-graft agency’s headquarters’ after President Bola  Ahmed Tinubu issued an executive order for her suspension and an inquiry. An EFCC agent stated in a Daily Trust interview that she had

Fraud: Tinubu’s Minister, Betta Edu Must Be Sacked – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate dismissal and prosecution of Betta Edu, the embattled Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, for alleged fund stealing in her ministry. The demand was made by the opposition political party in a statement released on Sunday in response to several fraud accusations against the minister and her government, including the purported transfer of more than N585 million to a private account. https://x.com/OfficialPDPNig/status/1744055447244431430?s=20 BGT News noted how Edu requested that public monies be transferred to a private account held by Oniyelu Bridget Mojisola, who the minister had designated as a project manager. This request was made to Mrs. Oluwatoyin Sakirat Madein, the Accountant General of the Federation. It had been approved by the Minister to transfer N585,198,500.00 to a personal account.  However, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has ordered an investigation into the alleged fraudulent activities of the Minister.  

Just In: Nigeria’s Ex-minister Arrives EFCC Headquarters

Sadiya Umar-Farouq, a former minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social  development, has arrived at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) headquarters. BGT News confirmed the arrival of the ex-minister at about 10 am on Monday. The former minister tweeted about her visit to the EFCC offices at approximately 10:20 a.m. “I have arrived at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission headquarters at my request to fulfil the anti-graft agency’s invitation to provide clarifications regarding certain matters that the commission is looking into,” Umar-Farouq tweeted early on Monday. https://x.com/Sadiya_farouq/status/1744287088441201140?s=20

Just In: Supreme Court Upholds Alia’s Victory

The Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in Benue, Titus Uba, had their appeal dismissed by the Supreme Court on Monday. Hyacinth Alia’s election as the governor of Benue state has been confirmed by the gubernatorial election petition tribunal and the Abuja court of appeals. Uba petitioned the supreme court for remedy because he was unhappy with the rulings.

Not My King Protest Rocks King Charles III Christmas Celebration

The reign of  King Charles III might be short-lived if the continued protest Not My King Protest and Anti-monarchist ideology is savaged quickly in the earliest future. BGT news recalls that Anti-monarchist protesters had earlier staged demonstrations in central London ahead

El-Rufai Visits Obasanjo In Abeokuta Today

Nasir ElRufai, former governor of Kaduna State, has spoken out following his meeting with  former President Olusegun Obasanjo. El-Rufai met with Obasanjo on Sunday at his home in Abeokuta, Ogun State, as previously reported  by BGT News.Shortly after, the former governor discussed the encounter on his X platform account, revealing that it was a visit to his boss. El-Rufai thanked the former President for hosting him and mentioned that Mrs. Obasanjo had prepared a delicious dinner for him and his companions. He revealed that he was back in Kaduna at this point. SUNDAY UPDATE: Earlier today, I visited my boss, former President Olusegun Obasanjo welcomed me and my friends his Abeokuta home. We were hosted to a sumptuous lunch by Mrs. Obasanjo for