Jonathan hosts Obasanjo in Bayelsa
        Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State.   Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner.   Earlier before the visit, Obasanjo inaugurated a government specialist... Read more
Fani-Kayode has heart disease, lawyer tells court
The trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn was stalled on Wednesday due to his absence from the Federal High Court in Lagos. Counsel for the ex-minister, Mr. Norrison Quakers (SAN), told the court that his client was unable to... Read more
EFCC investigates prison officials over N300m Patience Jonathan’s contract
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has interrogated an assistant controller of Prisons and others over an alleged N300m contract given to some companies owned by Dame Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. According to an EFCC detective, Mrs. Jonathan allegedly got some contracts to supply beddings... Read more
Soyinka lambasts FG over killings in Benue,Taraba
  Renowned playwright, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says the Federal Government is responsible for the wanton killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the country. Soyinka in a statement on Wednesday titled, ‘Holy Cow: Impunity Rides Again,’ said the government was “looking the other way” as the herdsmen went on the... Read more
Why we’re probing Mark’s purchase of Senate President’s house,say FG
The Federal Government has explained why it is probing the purchase of the official residence of the Senate President by Senator David Mark. Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) and the Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIPRPP)... Read more
FG accuses David Mark of illegally acquired Senate President’s official residence
The Federal Government has accused a former Senate President, David Mark, of illegally acquiring his then official residence as his private property. In September this year, the government, through the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, which is chaired by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, gave the... Read more
PDP governors ambush  IBB, Jonathan over convention
To have a rancour-free convention and install the national chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors will compile a “unity list” of candidates who delegates will vote for, Hotnewsnaija Online learnt last night. The list is said to be the governors’ joker to checkmate the influence of ex-military President Ibrahim... Read more
PDP will become solid after convention, says Goodluck Jonathan
DP will become solid after convention, Goodluck Jonathan   Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party will become solid after its national convention on December 9.   Jonathan expressed the optimism in an interview with newsmen after his visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers... Read more
Jonathan praises Fayose at 57
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, as a trailblazer and somebody who has set new standards in innovative governance. According to a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Idowu Adelusi in Ado Ekiti on Saturday, President Jonathan stated... Read more
Court rejects Jonathan’s application against subpoena
The Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out the applications by former President Goodluck Jonathan and the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, against the subpoenas ordering them to appear to testify in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh. The trial judge, Justice Okon... Read more