James Abiodun Faleke
FG risks $2.5billion litigation fee on Customs modernisation project
While the approved $3.1 billion Customs modernization project by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) is expected to yield up to $176 billion at no cost to government...
Reps decry alleged fund concealment, non-remittance by PPPRA
• TETFund clarifies late submission of three years’ accounts The House of Representatives has flayed the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) for allegedly concealing its internally generated revenue (IGR) between 2014 and 2019. The green chamber expressed its anger when the agency’s General Manager Finance, Mr. Peter Joshua, failed to convincingly account for the…
House of Reps may pass financial bill authenticating VAT increase Wednesday
The House of Representatives may tomorrow pass the Financial Bill increasing the Value Added Tax (VAT) from five to 7.5 per cent. Chairman of the Committee on Finance, James Abiodun Faleke, dropped the hint at the end of the piece of legislation’s public hearing..
Lagos tribunal strikes out petition challenging Faleke’s victory
An Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has truck out an application challenging the victory of a member of House of Representative, Honourable James Abiodun Faleke, representing Ikeja Federal Constituency at the last general election.
Uncertainty in APC as alleged neglect spawns internal crisis
Interestingly, some members of the party now jokingly referred to one another as Internally Displaced Person (IDP) within the party; equating their fortunes to that of the victims of the Boko haram insurgents currently lodged across North East.
Internal crisis pushes Kogi State APC to precipice
• Faleke accuses presidency of complicity, Bello denies encouraging ethnic division There are indications that the ruling Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) might go into the 2019 governorship election as a divided house. This is sequel to the inability of the party to resolve the issues surrounding the controversy generated by…
2019 Election: Faleke predicts doom for APC if current crisis is not addressed
The All Progressives Party's (APC) Deputy Governorship candidate in the 2015 elections in Kogi State, James Abiodun Faleke has warned on the danger the continued fractionalization of the APC in Kogi State poses to its fortunes in future elections.
Reps move to bar acting president, governor from second term
The House of Representatives yesterday moved to bar any person who has acted as president or governor for a period of two years from seeking election to serve beyond one term of four years in office.
‘Why Faleke should join hands with me to rebuild Kogi’
Kogi State Yahaya Bello has called on James Abiodun Faleke to join hands with him to rebuild the state. The governor admitted that the state was facing difficult times, which requires all hands to be on deck to salvage it.