Naira Marley's trial adjourned till February

Afeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley who has been standing trial over an alleged criminal conspiracy and credit card fraud will be rearraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on February 27, 2020.  During his resumed sitting on Thursday December 12, the first prosecution witness identified as Dalhatu Buhari was cross-examined by his counsel OlalekanContinue Reading

Abubakar Malami takes over Omoyele Sowore’s case

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,  Abubakar Malami, has taken over the case of publisher and convener of Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore, from the State Security Services (SSS). The Minister made this known in a statement released by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, JibriluContinue Reading

Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest

The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Wednsday, December 11, held that the arrest and detention of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, by the Nigerian government was not unlawful and arbitrary. In its judgment, the court dismissed the suitContinue Reading

Barely 24 hours after nationwide strike embarked upon by Electricity staffs to draw federal government’s attention to the plights of its members, the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has reportedly suspended its strike action. According to reports, this suspension was announced shortly after a meeting with officials of theContinue Reading

Oshiomhole

The supremacy battle for the control of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State between National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki deepened Tuesday over a rally scheduled to hold on Friday in Bénin City. Some defectors from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ledContinue Reading

Bello presents 2020 Budget

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Tuesday presented a budget of N148.211 billion for the 2020 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the budget, which is N194.698 billion (13.2 per cent) lower than the 2019 budget, has been christened “Budget ofContinue Reading

How to battle graft

UNITED Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres and United Nations (UN) Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Yury Fedotov have urged people globally to keep working on innovative solutions to win the battle against corruption and to ensure that precious resources serve the peoples of the world. Guterres and FedotovContinue Reading

Why NDDC board has not been inaugurated

NIGER Delta Affairs Minister Godswill Akpabio on Monday said the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) governing the board was yet to be inaugurated because there was an error in its composition. He said the board composition was being reviewed despite the members being confirmed by the Senate. The Senate onContinue Reading

THE YOUNG MAN WHO WENT GAGA AT NEMPI

The case of the young man/beast who went aghast in the early morning of Sunday at Nempi, Oru West, calls for serious questioning. What led to this article is that the stupid hopeless thing was set ablaze by relations of the slain and other angry mobs. Is too bad thatContinue Reading

Sowore

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) on Sunday faulted the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the Directorate of State Services (DSS). He said the secret service owed Nigerians an explanation for invading the premises  of a Federal High Court in Abuja to re-arrest Continue Reading

We don’t want another Boko Haram or IPOB

The Department of State Services (DSS) is doing its job, the Presidency said on Sunday in its reaction to the agency’s action in the Sowore saga. There has been angry reactions since Friday when the DSS re-arrested the convener of “RevolutionNow” campaign, Omoyele Sowore, at the premises of the FederalContinue Reading