Abdullahi A Balogun, Author at OrderPaper

Tunji-Ojo: From NDDC oversight to interior minister

The incumbent minister of interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, is one of those who made the transition from the legislature to the executive under the Tinubu administration. Here’s what to know about him in this Ex-NASS members’ series Earlier this year, allegations surfaced that New Planet Project Limited, received ₦438.1 million for consultancy services from the ministry of humanitarian affairs and poverty alleviation supervised by suspended minister, Betta Edu. The company was linked to Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who quickly...

TRENDING: Is Tinubu’s cap a signature capture of the national assembly?

A growing number of legislators in the national assembly are being spotted wearing President Tinubu’s cap, raising cogent questions on legislative independence, democratic wellbeing, and government accountability  In Nigeria’s 10th National Assembly, a peculiar trend has emerged: lawmakers donning President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s signature cap. The distinctive design long associated with the president has found its way onto the heads of numerous lawmakers in parliament, including Senate President Godswill Akpabio thereby sparking discussions about the...

Imo assembly suspends four members over ‘impeachment plot’

Crisis is brewing in the Imo State House of Assembly as four members are slammed with suspension over alleged impeachment plot The Imo State House of Assembly has suspended four lawmakers indefinitely for allegedly plotting to impeach the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chike Olemgbe. The speaker made this known during a 20-minute plenary on Tuesday, where he accused the four lawmakers of inciting other members and scheming for his impeachment, an act he termed as an...

DOMINIC OKAFOR: Binance bribery claim and mind games

“I never knew anything about such transactions. Rather I moved a motion of national importance, something I feel because of my interest in the country Nigeria and not for any personal interest.” – Rep. Okafor The above words are excerpts from the statement made by Rep. Dominic Okafor after he was purported to have demanded a 140 million dollars bribe from Binance executives in the ongoing investigation of the cryptocurrency trading platform. The bribe claim…...

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