Monthly Archives: December 2019

Festus Keyamo SAN congratulate Smart Adeyemi, commiserate with Dino Melaye and Nigerians react


The honorable minister of state niger Delta festus Keyamu has congratulated honorable Smart Adeyemi for his victory at the senatorial rerun election in Kogi state.

In a similar message the minister also commiserate with Senator Dino Melaye for his loss at the polls.

This however made Nigerian react. While others see it as a form of mockery to senator Dino, other saw it as getting even with the senator who had during ministerial screening, had asked the minister, then a ministerial nominee to recite the second stanza of the national anthem.

What do you think? See the tweets below.

Omotola Jolade Akeinde bags honorary doctorate degree from Igbenedion university Okada


Nollywood actress Omotola Jolade has bagged a honorary doctorate degree of Arts from the prestigious Igbenedion university Okada yesterday 30th November 2019.

Taraba state government install water dispensing machine to ease water Suffering


In a bid to solve the hardship on for the people of Taraba state, the government has installed about six water vending machine in some locations In the state.

According to North East Trust, the machines which resemble the Automatic Teller Machine used in banks dispense water when a card is slotted into them.

The machines are located at ATC area, Nukkai, Mile6, Magami, Sabongari and Wuro Senbe all in Jalingo metropolis.

Water vendors are largely found to be using the machines for their businesses.

The rate charged for buying water from the machines is between N30 to N50 and was

The General Manager of the State Water Board, Eng. Musa Siam, told North East Trust that the innovation was borrowed from Kenya and Swaziland.

According to the manager, the concept was to make potable water affordable to low income earners who could not afford to install metres in their houses. Staying that the measure was part of efforts by the government to provide clean drinking water to every citizen in the state.
The General Manager said the machines would be installd in other urban centers in the state very soon.

Source: North East Trust

Alleged Missing N32bn…El-Rufai Reacts


Court judgment in case filed in 2009 upholds El-Rufai assertion that there is no missing N32bn from sale of government houses

We are Solicitors to Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State and the Applicant in the above mentioned matter [hereinafter called “Our Client”] and on his instruction and behalf we thus write to offer a clarification to the false and abjectly misleading reportage of the judgment of the Hon. Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja delivered on 29th November 2019.

What the court did was to reaffirm its earlier declaratory ruling to the effect that no money was missing from the N32bn proceeds of the sales of government houses Malam Nasir El-Rufai conducted in his capacity as Minister of the FCT during the Obasanjo years. The court also held that the proceeds of the sales of the government houses were properly accounted for and…

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