The last word has not been heard on the Ondo State governorship election as the Peoples Democratic Party, on Monday, directed its candidate in the election, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), to head for the election tribunal. The Ahmed Makarfi-led faction, which produced Jegede as the governorship candidate of the party... Read more
The Federal Government may soon start filing charges relating to breach of code of conduct for public officers against some judges. Our correspondent gathered that the Federal Government was finalising its plans to arraign the judges before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. According to a top source in the... Read more
President  Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said there was no truth in reports suggesting that he and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress were at loggerheads with a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba... Read more
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, of getting at him for asking the National Judicial Council to sack him. Calling on the council to curb his excesses, the governor alleged that the judge granted an interlocutory order against... Read more
Three suspected armed robbers were on Monday shot dead by the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force during a shootout at the busy UTC Junction in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. One of the hoodlums, who escaped being killed by a special intelligence team from the Inspector General... Read more
A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, was at the Abuja office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday where he agreed to testify against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and his aide, Mr. Abiodun Agbele. A reliable source said, “Senator Obanikoro came... Read more
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has opposed an application by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, asking a Federal High Court in Abuja, to order the release of his six houses earlier seized by the anti-graft agency through a previous court order. Opposing the governor’s application in a... Read more
The Senate has said it has its reason for reversing its confirmation of the nomination of Okoi Obono-Obla as a member of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission. While the upper chamber of the National Assembly has not stated the reason for the U-turn on Obono-Obla’s confirmation,... Read more
A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, rejected prosecution’s request to  commence the trial of a member of the presidential committee investigating procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces, Air Commodore Umar Mohammed. The trial judge, Justice John Tsoho, cited the alleged refusal of the Department... Read more
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two women – one Amadi and Mama Esther – for allegedly abusing a nine-year-old girl, Joy Esemonu, in the FESTAC Town area of the state.  Amadi allegedly poured chemical on Esemonu, which made her sustain injuries in different parts of her body.... Read more