Tag: farouk lawan

Kola MuhammedJune 23, 2021

Ex-Rep Farouk Lawan jailed for 19 years, ‘Zamfara home to highest number of poor Nigerians’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. Zamfara ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 21, 2018

The Late 5: Jonathan’s book, nothing but a presidential tale by midday – Gov. Shettima; Otedola appears in court, testifies against Lawan | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has said the security challenges confronting Nigeria are ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 8, 2016

Otedola gave me ‘$100,000’ for Farouk Lawan – Emenalo

Clerk to Farouk Lawan, when he served as the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Boniface Emenalo, ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2016

Otedola listed as ‘second prosecution witness’ in Farouk Lawan’s bribery trial

Billionaire oil and business magnate, Femi Otedola, will testify for the prosecution in the ongoing ‘bribery’ trial of a former ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 18, 2014

Judge withdraws from Farouk Lawan’s $620,000 bribery case

by James Sambo On Tuesday, 17 November, Justice Adebukola Banjoko withdrew from the $620,000 bribery charges instituted against a former ...

December 15, 2013

Duro Onabule: When (even) Tambuwal joins the free for all against Jonathan

by Duro Onabule Addressing members of Nigerian Bar Association, Speaker Tambuwal was loudly cheered because he was at home among ...

September 9, 2013

Elnathan John: Confusion in the camp of the enemy

by Elnathan John Farouk Lawan tweeted on Tuesday that “the New PDP is committed to rescuing our dear country from ...

September 1, 2013

Opinion: The kinds of drama that can only be made in Nigeria

by Waheed Ogunjobi Nigeria is a country where  everything goes and anything can happen and it never bothers  our leaders ...

August 31, 2013

ASUU strike: Renegotiate, 2009 agreement is not implementable – Farouk Lawan tells lecturers

by Adeola Balogun The negotiations between the ASUU and the Federal Government have reached a stalemate and neither party wants ...

March 26, 2013

Elnathan John: Mass distraction

by Elnathan John It would be unfair to taint the image of a global literary hero with petty talk of ...

March 22, 2013

Bribery scandal: Farouk Lawan fired from House Education Committee chairmanship

by Chi Ibe The Speaker, House of Representatives Aminu Tambuwal has sacked Farouk Lawan as Chairman, House Committee on Education. ...

March 17, 2013

“I and Alamieyeseigha are like Siamese twins” – GEJ declares… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola The Alamieyeseigha pardon is a blight on the Jonathan presidency, a stain that no amount of bleaching ...

February 6, 2013

Getting away with murder – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Of course Nigeria is a country that so many of her citizens sadly want to get out ...

February 3, 2013

Too posh: Farouk Lawan rejects prison food, sleeps in ‘choice’ cell

by Rachel Ogbu House of Rep member, Farouk Lawan, and the Secretary of the Ad Hoc Committee on Monitoring of ...

February 1, 2013

Finally: EFCC files corruption charges against Farouk Lawan over $620,000 bribe

by Akan Ido The Federal Government has opted to file corruption charges against the former Chairman of the House of ...

January 23, 2013

$3m bribe: Festus Keyamo files charges against Farouk Lawan

A Lagos based lawyer, Festus Keyamo on Wednesday entered a 4-count criminal charge against the erstwhile Chairman of the House ...

January 16, 2013

Opinion: Where is the Faroukgate report?

by Uche Igwe We were told that the Police were investigating the matter and even allegedly arrested Lawan. Does it ...

January 5, 2013

Dele Momodu: The president and his ten million farmers

by Dele Momodu Let’s take them one by one. Why is it assumed that of all problems facing Nigerian farmers, ...

January 2, 2013

Opinion: Unpaid goon of the cabal

by Oluseun Onigbinde 2012 has ended. My President has gotten N161bn for stabilize fuel in festive period. Yet I still ...

December 31, 2012

Who is the WORST Person of the Year 2012? See Hauwa Gambo’s Top 10 List!

by Hauwa Gambo So of course, I just had to do this. Certain people this year have just been the ...

December 7, 2012

Bode George is now a youth leader – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze  In Ghana, the Ghananese are queueing up early for their elections, voting materials are arriving on time ...

November 25, 2012

Report: N5 trillion stolen on President Goodluck Jonathan’s watch

by Akan Ido The Goodluck Jonathan administration assumed office in 2011, with a firm commitment to fight corruption and win ...

November 25, 2012

President Jonathan to grant amnesty to ex-EU leaders… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola   …some friends of his, who spoke with A Pinch… said that if given a choice between ...

November 9, 2012

Defamation: Femi Otedola sues Farouk Lawan, and Speaker Tambuwal for N250bn in damages

by Isi Esene Femi Otedola, the chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas has dragged the speaker of the House of ...

November 4, 2012

“Shameful”: Observers react to Steve Oronsaye’s moves to discredit Ribadu Report

by Isi Esene The  altercation between former Head of Federal Service, Steve Oronsaye and Nuhu Ribadu during the formal presentation ...

August 13, 2012

We’ll try Farouk Lawan with or without the $620,000 – Prosecutors

by Isi Esene The marked $620,000 which Hon. Farouk Lawan allegedly received as bribe from billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, seem ...

August 8, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Lawan allowed to travel for lesser Hajj

by Isi Esene Honourable Farouk Lawan had a hard time travelling out of the country this morning as men of ...

August 8, 2012

Don’t move: SSS stops Farouk Lawan from travelling for lesser Hajj

by Isi Esene The State Security Service (SSS) yesterday denied Mr. Farouk Lawan from leaving the country through the Murtala ...

July 30, 2012

My son is on his own – Alao-Arisekola

by Isi Esene Just like the Peoples Democratic Party chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur before him, businessman, Azeez Alao-Arisekola has disassociated ...

July 24, 2012

Oil on water: EFCC names suspects for trial over fuel subsidy fraud

by Isi Esene Seven companies and twelve individuals have been lined up for prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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