Category Archives: National News

APC Shares ‘Aso-Ebi’ Ahead Of Supreme Court Verdict

Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressive Congress(APC), is so confident of victory in Kano State that local chapters have begun distributing celebratory outfits to members. Before the Supreme Court’s ruling on the state’s gubernatorial election, local chapters of the All

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

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.  

Sanwo- Olu Shuts Down Quilox Night Club

The Quilox nightclub, owned by well-known legislator Shina Peller, has been closed by the Lagos State government, led by Babajide Sanwolu. The Lagos State Environmental Protection organisation (LASEPA), a government organisation in charge of the operation, acknowledged the recent closure of the well-liked nightclub in a post on the X platform on Sunday. The club was closed down, according to LASEPA, for breaking safety and environmental laws. In addition, LASEPA stated that the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC) was involved in the activity. The letter also stated that severe warnings for similar infractions were issued to Landmark Beach, The Good Beach, and Sol Beach. According to the LASEPA post, “ “Lagos State Government Seals Quilox, strongly warns Sol Beach, The Good Beach and Landmark Beach over Environmental and Safety infractions. A joint enforcement operation between the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and the

Emefiele Should Face Firing Squad – Presidency

Godwin Emefiele, the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), would have been executed by firing squad if he had been a Chinese national, according to the President. Bayo Onanuga, Special Advisor to President Bola Tinubu on Information

IPOB Leader Must Not Be Released- Northern Leaders Warns

The Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria has faulted the call for the unconditional release IPOB Leader, Nnamdi kanu President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, had on Sunday urged the federal government to release Mr Kanu before the end of his tenure.

Abia Speaker, Chinedum Orji Impeached

Abia State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji has been impeached, He was impeached on Tuesday at about 9am. In a sitting presided over by the Deputy speaker, Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu, (PDP/Ohafia South), Hon. Kennedy Njoku(Osisioma Ngwa North),

I Sent More People To Mecca Than any Muslim Governor- Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the just concluded elections, Peter Obi, has confirmed a private conversation between himself and the founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo. Peter Obi, who admitted phoning Oyedepo when

Peter Obi Praises Buhari’s Verdict On Population Cennsus

Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi has applauded the Buhari-led federal government’s decision to postpone Nigeria’s 2023 population census, BGT News reports. Obi reacts FGN's decision to postpone the 2023 Population and Housing Census, scheduled for 3-7 May 2023, to