Court affirms IPOB’s proscription
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday dismissed the application by the Indegenous People of Biafra’s request to reverse the court’s order proscribing it and designating it a terrorist organisation. Delivering his ruling on IPOB’s application, the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High, Justice Abdu Kafarati, resolved all the... Read more
Mike Ozekhome represents anything called corruption in Nigeria- Group
Alliance for Nigerian Students against Neo-liberal attacks (ANSA) on Tuesday expressed their displeasure against the inclusion of Chief Mike Ozekhome as a contributor during the 14th Gani Fawehinmi Annual Lecture held at the Ikeja Airport Hotel, Lagos. This protest which occurred while Professor Demola Popoola, Former Dean, Faculty of... Read more
Senate swears in Umeh as Anambra-Central senator
The Senate has sworn in Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance as the member representing Anambra Central Senatorial District. The swearing-in, which was supervised by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, began at 10:50 am and lasted 10 minutes. Umeh was accompanied by his wife and... Read more
How we plan to curb excesses of “Agberos”, Lagos Govt.
The Attorney General of Lagos State and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, says the unregulated activities of bus conductors, popularly known as agberos, in the state, remains a huge source of concern to the government. He said though the government was not unaware of the complaints of residents... Read more
Catalan parliament meets for first time since failed secession
Catalonia’s parliament met Wednesday for the first time since it was dissolved following a failed attempt to break from Spain in what will see separatists start the process to get sacked regional leader Carles Puigdemont back into power. Pro-independence parties are in the majority in the assembly after winning... Read more
Senate gives IG 14 days to apprehend Benue killers
Senators met with the President last night on the security situation in the land. They presented to him their resolution after a six-hour debate of the report of a committee that examined the Benue State killings and its aftermath. Senate President Bukola Saraki, who led the delegation to the... Read more
Corrupt politicians plan to remove Magu ahead 2019 elections
WHO sent some security agents to the home of the President’s Chief of Staff (COS), Mr. Abba Kyari, on January 7? That was the poser raised in intelligence circles yesterday amid indication of a fresh plot to remove Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu by... Read more
Over 700 candidates jostle for positions in Plateau LG polls
Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission said it had cleared 725 candidates to contest chairmanship and councillorship positions in the local government polls in the state scheduled for Feb. 17. Chairman of the commission, Mr Fabian Ntung, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in Jos. According to... Read more
Heartland FC sign Dana Air sponsorship deal for 2017/2018 NPFL
Heartland FC of Owerri have bagged a multi-million naira sponsorship with Nigerian carrier, Dana Air, which are also the operators of Imo Air. The season-long sponsorship deal which is part of the airlines’ support to the newly-promoted Imo-based team’s 2018 league campaign, will see the airline get shirt sleeve... Read more
Anambra rerun: Ex-APGA chair, Umeh, wins Senatorial election
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance the winner of the January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial rerun election. Umeh, a former National Chairman of APGA, beat 13 other candidates, including current Labour and Employment Minister, Senator Chris Ngige of the... Read more