2019: Aspirants challenge Buhari to debate

2019: Aspirants challenge Buhari to debate A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar; a former Kano State Governor, Ibrahim Shekarau; and other presidential aspirants interested in contesting in the 2019 election have challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a debate ahead of the poll if they emerge as their parties’ candidates.  The other presidential aspirants who have challenged the...... more

Court orders Atiku’s son, estranged wife to agree on children’s upkeep allowance

Court orders Atiku’s son, estranged wife to agree on children’s upkeep allowance A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union. Justice Kazeem Alogba described the dispute by the estranged couple’s over the N250,000 per month...... more

Metuh, Lawyers absent from Court as his trial proceeds

Metuh, Lawyers absent from Court as his trial proceeds The trial of a former National Publicity of the Peoples Democratic, Chief Olisa Metuh, proceeded before the Federal High Court in Abuja in his absence and that of his lawyers on Friday. Metuh has, since his fall in court on Monday, been absent from the trial. His lawyer, Mr. Emeka Etiaba...... more

I’m ashamed Nigeria’s now used as negative example – Jonathan

I’m ashamed Nigeria’s now used as negative example – Jonathan …warns Buhari not to use powers to weaken democracy Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he is ashamed that Nigeria is now being used as a negative example in the international community. He cited recent instances when the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, mocked the poor state of security in Nigeria and the...... more

Buhari’s bill on water resources splits northern, southern senators

Buhari’s bill on water resources splits northern, southern senators An executive bill sent to the Senate seeking to concentrate the control of water resources in the hands of  the Federal Government has divided senators across regional lines. While northern senators support the bill and its objectives, their southern counterparts are opposed to it. Those opposed to it pointed out that...... more

PDP chairman, four others sent to prison until they meet bail conditions

PDP chairman, four others sent to prison until they meet bail conditions JUSTICE P. I Adjokwu of a Federal High Court in Benin on Thursday granted the Edo chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Dan Orbih and Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the 2016 governorship candidate, N10 million bail each for alleged N700 million fraud. But he also ordered them remanded in prison until...... more

Armed policemen invade residence of ex-President Jonathan’s aide

Armed policemen invade residence of ex-President Jonathan’s aide SOME armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air. The community is said to be the home town of a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, whose house was reportedly thoroughly...... more

Ekiti Deputy Speaker, Chief Whip impeached, replaced

Ekiti Deputy Speaker, Chief Whip impeached, replaced THE Ekiti State House of Assembly has impeached and removed its Deputy Speaker, Segun Adewumi, for alleged “gross misconduct.” It also removed the Chief Whip, Akinniyi Sunday, from Ikere 2 and replaced him with Olawale Onigiobi from Ekiti South West 1. The Assembly accused Adewumi of committing several acts including personal conducts...... more

Court declared me wanted to embarrass me – Innoson boss, Innocent Chukwuma

Court declared me wanted to embarrass me – Innoson boss, Innocent Chukwuma The Nigerian businessman, Innocent Chukwuma, has described his declaration as a wanted person by a Lagos State Special Offences Court as targeted to humiliate him. Mr Chukwuma was dragged to the court in January by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on allegations of fraud and forgery of shipping documents....... more

Assassination allegation: Why Wike hasn’t been quizzed – FG

Assassination allegation: Why Wike hasn’t been quizzed – FG THE Federal Government Wednesday said that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State would have been a guest to the Nigerian Police to give details of his allegation that the presidency planned to assassinate him over his opposition to President Muhammadu Buhari if not the constitutional immunity he is currently enjoying. TheThe...... more

Nigerian Military raises alarm over Malicious Rape Report by Amnesty International

Nigerian Military raises alarm over Malicious Rape Report by Amnesty International BRIGADIER General John Agim, acting director, Defence Information, DDI, Nigerian Military, has raised alarm over malicious rape report by Amnesty International against the the Nigerian Military. According to a statement signed by Agim, the Nigerian military has received credible intelligence report of a plan by Amnesty International, AI, to release a...... more

Metuh’s trial to continue in his absence, Court rules

Metuh’s trial to continue in his absence, Court rules The trial of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Olisa Metuh, will proceed in his absence, the Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled. Justice Okon Abang gaAve the ruling on Wednesday, two days after Mr Metuh fell in court with his counsel calling on the...... more

Bauchi Deputy Governor Resigns

Bauchi Deputy Governor Resigns The Deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Nuhu Gidado, has resigned. Mr Gidado informed Governor Muhammed Abubakar of his decision in a letter dated May 16.  In the letter, Mr Gidado explained that his decision was based on his commitment to serve for only a single term as deputy governor of the...... more

I was fired for not going after only Buhari's enemies – sacked special detective

I was fired for not going after only Buhari's enemies – sacked special detective “I told him that I will not be a party to one sided investigation to muscle in the opposition and persecute them. I made my position known that I am ready to expose corruption and recover stolen assets as a professional but will not be involved in the politics of “PULL...... more

2019: Apart from Abacha, other Heads of State have no love for Nigeria – Pres. Buhari

2019: Apart from Abacha, other Heads of State have no love for Nigeria – Pres. Buhari …Buhari has lost all dignity – Obasanjo fires back President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country. ‘‘One of the former Heads of State was bragging that he...... more

Melaye sends emotional thank you message to Nigerians

Melaye sends  emotional thank you message to Nigerians As tension eased on his travails with the President Buhari-led government, embattled Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi) who was bedridden while his trial lasted, has bounced back with an emotional “Thank you’ message” he sent to Nigerians .     In the message tagged, ” THANK YOU NIGERIANS” , Melaye praised...... more

Metuh collapses in court

Metuh collapses in court A former Publicity National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, collapsed Monday morning as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Metuh, who with his company, Destra Investment Limited, are being prosecuted by the Economic...... more

Alleged fraud: Atiku, Gana, others visit Jang in Jos prison

Alleged fraud: Atiku, Gana, others visit Jang in Jos prison SOME key actors in Nigerian politics on Sunday paid solidarity visits to the embattled Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah Jang, in prison. Their visits came about five days after Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court in Jos ordered Jang’s remand in the prison custody....... more

FG plans to assassinate me, says Wike

FG plans to assassinate me, says Wike RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, raised the alarm on Sunday that the Federal Government was plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge. Wike disclosed this during the third year anniversary thanksgiving service of his administration at the Living Faith Church, D-Line in Port Harcourt. The governor...... more

Taraba, M’Belt groups reject army panel report on Danjuma’s allegation

Taraba, M’Belt groups reject army panel report on Danjuma’s allegation The Taraba State Government and groups,  including Middle Belt organisations,  on Sunday rejected the report of a panel set by the Nigerian Army to  investigate the allegation  levelled against soldiers by a former Minister of Defence,  Lt. Gen. T.Y. Danjuma (retd.). The state government and groups stated this in separate interviews,...... more

Taraba Killings: Danjuma’s allegations baseless, says Buratai

Taraba Killings: Danjuma’s allegations baseless, says Buratai THE Nigerian Army on Friday said allegations against it by retired Gen. T.Y Danjuma that it colluded with the militia in Taraba State and refused to protect the people were untrue. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, made this known at a news conference in Abuja where he gave...... more

Bishop, Minister fight over Ekwueme’s missing £200,000 medical bill refund

Bishop, Minister fight over Ekwueme’s missing £200,000 medical bill refund ■ I’ll expose those involved –Bishop Chukwuma ■ No fraud –Ngige Despite the Federal Government’s claim of footing the bills for the burial of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, his family is yet to get a refund of 200,000 Pounds incurred as medical bill six months after. Although the Federal...... more

Governor plunges into river while taking selfie on newly-built bridge

Governor plunges into river while taking selfie on newly-built bridge Two injured journalists taken to hospital Government officials, journalists and elated residents of Ogembo (a small farming town in Kenya), were shocked as the Governor of Machakos County, Alfred Mutua; and others plunged into the river while taking a tour of a newly constructed footbridge. Ogembo residents had waited to have the newly...... more

Ohanaeze youths warn IPOB against disrupting Igbo summit

Ohanaeze youths warn IPOB against disrupting Igbo summit THE newly inaugurated leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing, OYW, has called on the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, not to go ahead with their threat to disrupt the Igbo Summit being planned by the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, urging them to give peace and dialogue a chance. Ohanaeze youths warned...... more

Enugu CP advocates vibrant community policing

Enugu CP advocates vibrant community policing  THE Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, has called for the co-operation of all residents in the state in order to build a vibrant and result-oriented community-policing framework.Danmallam said this at a Community Safety Partnership Meeting with residents of Enugu metropolis at the Central Police Station, Enugu yesterday....... more

FG, states, others diverted N320bn Natural Resources Fund – Dogara

FG, states, others diverted N320bn Natural Resources Fund – Dogara The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday disclosed how the Federal Government, states and private organisations allegedly diverted N320bn from the Natural Resources Fund over the years. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had, through an Executive Order, created the fund in 2002 for the purpose of developing...... more

NNPC, NPA, FIRS, others failed to remit N526bn, $21bn –NEC

NNPC, NPA, FIRS, others failed to remit N526bn, $21bn –NEC Eighteen Federal Government’s revenue generating agencies failed to remit N526bn and $21bn into the Federation Account between 2010 and June 2015, an audit commissioned by the National Economic Council has revealed. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has therefore recommended that the affected agencies be made to refund the money. Gombe...... more

Lady pays SARS bribe electronically, sends details to Police boss

Lady pays SARS bribe electronically, sends details to Police boss A lady who paid a N5,000 bribe via money transfer to an officer of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad has put the suspect in trouble with the law. The lady, Adegoke Ifeoluwa, narrated how, on Wednesday, Inspector Olushola Charles Omotosho, attached to FSARS, Ikorodu, Lagos, had harassed her and some people with...... more

NDLEA impounds tonnes of Tramadol at Lagos airport

NDLEA impounds tonnes of Tramadol at Lagos airport A few days after the Federal Government banned the production and importation of codeine into the country, a large cache of Tramadol, another dangerous drug largely abused by Nigerian youths, was said to have arrived into the country through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. However, neither the importers nor...... more

FG condemns killing of 58 unarmed Palestinian demonstrators

FG condemns killing of 58 unarmed Palestinian demonstrators The Federal Government has condemned Israel’s deadly response to clashes along the border with the Gaza Strip, in which 58 unarmed Palestinian demonstrators were killed. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement on Thursday expressed the Federal Government’s concern over the killings. ”The Israeli Government must stop such use of...... more

 

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