The painful exit of Kemi Adeosun (Sun)

Until Friday, September 14, 2018, Folakemi Adeosun (née Oguntomoju), was Nigeria’s erudite and piquant-witted Minister of Finance. Mrs. Kemi Adeosun (as she is popularly known) is as mannerly, almost inimitably brilliant, talking as though she once kissed the proverbial Blarney…

Shittu has no justified ground to dodge compulsory national scheme- NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has dismissed the claim by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in the compulsory national service. The spokesperson of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC),…

Another Buhari’s minister in NYSC ‘wahala’, may go to jail (PremiumTimes)

Another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu,…

ICPC stops investigation into Adeosun’s certificate forgery (Punch)

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission said on Monday that it had stopped investigations into the use of a forged exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps by a former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The…

Zainab Ahmed takes over from Kemi Adeosun (Vanguard)

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Zainab Ahmed, the minister of State for national Planning to oversee the Federal Ministry of Finance. Zainab was appointed following the resignation of Kemi Adeosun on Friday, last week. Adeosun reportedly resigned following the allegation…

Adeosun must return salaries, face trial over certificate forgery- PDP (Punch)

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who resigned her appointment on Friday, must be made to refund the salaries and allowances that she collected. The party said the refund should start from her…

How Adeosun lost anti-graft battle to fake NYSC certificate (Vanguard) *Why I left the PDP – Salvador, former Lagos chairman (Guardian)

How Adeosun lost anti-graft battle to fake NYSC certificate (Vanguard) According to erstwhile Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, “When you fight corruption, it fights back.” When Mrs. Kemi Adeosun assumed office as Minister…

How Jide Sanwoolu stuck a dagger in Akinwumi Ambode’s back (ThisDay) * How Adeosun lost anti-graft battle to fake NYSC certificate (Vanguard)

How Jide Sanwoolu stuck a dagger in Akinwumi Ambode’s back (ThisDay) Some men would spurn their intelligence for a bottle of champagne; many more would cheerily shun the grey matter to engage in a dance of folly – particularly if…

‘Passengers’ pretend to pay Lagos Uber driver, snatch car at gunpoint (Punch) * Embattled Adeosun leaves Nigeria (Daily Trust)

‘Passengers’ pretend to pay Lagos Uber driver, snatch car at gunpoint (Punch) An operator of a ridesharing service, otherwise known as Uber, is counting his losses after a three-man robbery gang snatched his car at gunpoint while pretending to pay…

Traffic: Lagosians embracing water transport, says LASG (Punch) *Lagos fights drug abuse in schools (Punch)

Traffic: Lagosians embracing water transport, says LASG (Punch) The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has said the gridlock being experienced in the state has made more Lagosians to embrace water transport. The General Manager, LASWA, Mr Damilola Emmanuel, stated this…

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