Breaking: DSS ‘release 2 more Sunday Igboho’s aides’

September 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Tajudeen Irinloye and Uthman Adelabu, two more aides of the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also knownasSunday  Igboho have been released by the operatives of Department of Security Services (DSS). The DSS released them on Friday after two months. The detainees’ lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, confirmed their release Friday night. Last week, the DSS released eight of the 12 aides of the Yoruba Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court declares real PDP candidate for 2021 Anambra governorship poll

September 3, 2021 Admin III 0

Valentine Ozigbo has been declared the valid candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for November 6, 2021 Anambra state governorship election by the Court of Appeal in Abuja. Delivering the judgment on Friday, President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban- Mensem, who led a three- man panel of justices, held that the appeal filed by Valentine Ozigbo, challenging Read More

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More

ICPC arraigns university official for bribery

August 19, 2021 Admin III 0

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned an Assistant Registrar of the University of Calabar Post-Graduate School, Emem Akpan, for allegedly demanding a bribe from a former student of the school. She was arraigned alongside Promise Osundu accused of complicity in the demand for the bribe from the ex-post graduate student, Susan Genschow. A statement Read More

No plot to unseat Buni, ex-PDP guber candidate denies court case

August 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Yobe state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Ambassador Umar Ilya Damagum has denied knowledge of any court process allegedly instituted with the aim of sacking the governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni from office.  In the alleged suit filed at the Federal High Court Abuja on Thursday, the plaintiffs allegedly argued Read More

Anambra Guber: Groups drum support for Maduka

August 11, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Nigeria Female Youth Organisation (NFYO) and Michelles Youth Initiative for Sustainable Development have pledged their support for the Accord Party candidate, Dr Godwin Maduka for the November 6 Anambra governorship election. The group also called on everyone in Anambra state, especially women and youths to support Maduka to bring about meaningful transformation to the state. The President of NFYO and Read More

ALGON accuses faction on court order

August 11, 2021 Admin III 0

The Interim Management Commission of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the Alabi Kolade-led faction of the association of defiling a court order of Federal High Court, Abuja. The commission said further that the court order restrained the faction members from parading themselves as officials of the association which the faction had not honoured. This is contained Read More

Breaking: Again, DSS bars Journalists from covering Sunday Igboho aides’ trial, coalition demands arrest of operatives

August 4, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The operatives of Department of State Security (DSS) have again barred Journalists from covering proceedings at the trial of associates to Yoruba nation activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. This is happening on Wednesday inside the federal high court arena in Abuja. The court had adjourned the trial of Igboho’s associates till August 4, 2021. Meanwhile, the Coalition in Defence Read More

Justice Barnett seeks ECOWAS support for AU job

August 2, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

A Sierra Leonean Judge, Justice Tonia Barnett has said war is a reaction to jeopardised rights, even as she stated that it is only those who have not witnessed war that call for it. Barnett was in Nigeria, weekend, to seek the support of ambassadors from the West African sub-region for a position at the African Commission on Human and Read More

Breaking: FCT Chief Judge resigns, takes over as NJI administrator

August 2, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Board of Governors, under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad (OFR), has announced the appointment of Justice Salisu Garba as the Administrator of the National Judicial Institute (NJI). The decision was taken at its meeting held on the July 15, 2021. This was contained in a press release dated 2nd August, 2021which was issued Read More

‘Why Appeal Court sacked Odey, declared Jarigbe winner of Cross River north senatorial bye-election’

July 30, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The Appeal Court sitting in Calabar has given reasons why it declared Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe the senator-elect of the Cross River north senatorial district after months of legal fight between Jarigbe and Senator Stephen Odey. Both had laid claims o the People’s Democratic Party’s ticket. The three-man Appeal Tribunal, headed by Hon. Justice Chioma I. Nwosu had, in Suit Read More

Breaking: Court acquits El-Zakzaky, wife of criminal charges

July 28, 2021 Admin III 0

From Kaduna state comes a report that Justice Gideon Kurada of Kaduna High Court has discharged and acquited the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. Counsel to Zakzaky, Marshal Abubakar, who spoke after the secret trial in Kaduna, said the court upheld their no-case submission and agreed Read More

Navy hands over convicted pirates to correctional Services

July 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Navy has handed over the 10 pirates convicted by Federal High Court Ikoyi for the hijack of FV HAILUFENG II to the Nigeria Correctional Service, Kirikiri, Lagos. A statement by the spokesman of the Nigerian Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, said the convicts are, Frank Abaka, Jude Ebaragha, Shina Alolo, Joshua Iwiki, David Akinseye, Ahmed Toyin, Shobajo Saheed, Adeola Read More

Kanu: Nigeria turning into a pariah state – Igbo group

July 10, 2021 Admin III 0

The Igbo National Movement has alleged that the current leadership in Nigeria “is quickly turning the Federation into a pariah state, known only for lawlessness and corrupt purpose”.   In a statement jointly signed by the group’s Executive Director Anthony Olisa Okolo, Executive Secretary Onyemuche Mbachu, Director Media/Mobilisation, Chief Peter Agba Kalu, Legal Adviser Barr. Eze Eluchie and obtained by Read More

Anambra Guber: We must purge APGA of bad eggs – Edozie

July 7, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The factional National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Chief Edozie Njoku, has said the party must purge itself of “bad eggs and hypocrites”. He stated that the bad eggs lacked the commitment required to ensure that APGA retained its progressive ideals and not flounder in the November 6, governorship election in Anambra. Njoku, who spoke on Wednesday at Read More

Court sentences hemp seller to 2-yr jail in Osun

June 30, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Justice Peter Lifu of a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun state, Wednesday sentenced a 25-year-old man, Makinde Gbolahan, for illegal possession of 11kg hemp, otherwise known as cannabis sativa.  The prosecutor, Ogaga Azugo, said the convict was arrested by the operatives of Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on April 11, 2017 at Gbongan in Ayedaade local government area Read More