1147 results found for Justice Abubakar Malami

Defection: Kwara Assembly declares another member’s seat vacant

KWARA House of Assembly on Wednesday declared the seat of lawmaker representing Edu Constituency, Ndanusa Guyegi, vancant following his Defection to the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 minutes ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Ndanusa Guyegi, Abubakar Olawoyin, Raphael Adetiba, Saheed Popoola, Jimoh Raherm-Agboola

Buhari to decide fate of ministers who shelved political ambitions, says Lai Mohammed

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari will determine fate of those Ministers who shelved their political ambitions. The minister stated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 13 hrs ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Chris Ngige, Pauline Tallen, Timipre Sylva, Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

2023: Group declares support for Amaechi

Fusion 774, a political support and socio-economic advocacy group, has declared support for the aspiration of the former Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to become... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 14 hrs ago | seen 21 times

Tags: Abubakar Sani, Amb. Tukur Buratai, Sadiq Jikta, Rotimi Amaechi

FG withdraws newly amended charges against Nnamdi Kanu

THE Federal Government has withdrawn the newly amended charge against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. This is even as Justice Binta Nyako... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 14 hrs ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu,

Bello swears-in 7 new commissioners for Niger

 GOV. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday sworn in seven new Commissioners as members of the state executive council, to replace those who left for elective... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 17 hrs ago | seen 41 times

Tags:  Gov. Abubakar Bello, raham Umar, Habila Galadima, Usman Tinau, Kabiru Abbas, Yusuf Gunu, Sani Lafiya, Emmanuel Musa

Osun 2022: Court affirms Adeleke as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court, sitting in Osogbo, on Wednesday affirmed Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the authentic candidate of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 18 hrs ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Sen. Ademola Adeleke, Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel, Mr Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, PDP, INEC.

Nasarawa Utd sack team manager, Babanjah

THE Team Manager of Nasarawa United Football Club, Solomon Babanjah, has been relieved of his appointment by the state government. A statement by the Media Officer of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Umar Abubakar, Solomon Babanjah

FCT Secretary reiterates commitment to reposition agriculture sector

MALAM Abubakar Ibrahim, the Federal Capital Territory Mandate Secretary for Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat has reiterated commitment to reposition agricultural sector towards the attainment of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 21 hrs ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu

Centre doles out N18m to senior citizens in 18 states

DR Emem Omokaro, Director-General, National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) says the centre has disbursed N18 million to some senior citizens across 18 states. Omokaro, said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 21 hrs ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Dr Emem Omokaro, Alhaji Musa Bungudu, NSCC, Mallam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

ICPC arraigns professor over $40,000 Bribe

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned one Professor John Kester Ifeanyichukwu over allegations of bribery and inducement of officers of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted yesterday | seen 59 times

Tags: ICPC, Prof. John Kester Ifeanyichukwu, justice A.O. Otaluka

Teenage internet fraudster bags 1 year imprisonment

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Tuesday sentenced a teenager, Oluwafemi Tijani to one year imprisonment for $155 dollars internet fraud. Justice Uche Agomoh, sentenced the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Justice Uche Agomoh, Oluwafemi Tijani

2023: Group kicks as Imansuangbon’s name allegedly disappears from Edo delegates’ list

A social-political group, Esan South-East for Justice, has condemned the alleged removal of Mr. Ken Imasuangbon’s name from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo National Delegates’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Iyorchia Ayu, Esan South-East for Justice, Mr Ernest Imafidon, INEC

Alleged fake kidnap: Absence of defendant stalls judgment

ABSENCE of the second defendant, on Tuesday, stalled  judgment in the case of dethroned Baale  (Chief) of Shangisha in Magodo, Lagos State, charged with faking his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 14 times

Tags: Olarenwaju Ajanaku, Justice Hakeem Oshodi, Yinka Owoeye, Opeyemi Mohammed, Mutiu Ogundare

NYSC excites Bauchi community with medical outreach

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bauchi state, on Tuesday, flagged off a three-day medical outreach for rural dwellers in Sanga community of Toro Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, Malam Garba Jauro, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar

Oyo Anti-Corruption agency seeks Olubadan’s partnership in tackling corruption

 THE Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA), has requested for the partnership of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, in fighting corruption in the state. The agency’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 19 times

Tags: Oba Lekan Balogun, Gov. Seyi Makinde, Retired Justice Eni Esan, Ibrahim Tijani, CSP Laurence Eyindero, Folashade Ajibade, Prince Oyebade Oyedepo,

Enugu CP urges public to disregard misinformation alleging closure of police stations

THE Commissioner of Police (CP) in Enugu State, Mr Lawal Abubakar, has urged the public to disregard misinformation on some online publications alleging closure of police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar, ASP Daniel Ndukwe

Alleged blasphemy: Police declare prime suspects wanted

THE Sokoto Police Command has declared the prime suspects linked to the killing of Deborah Samuel wanted for culpable homicide. The deceased, a student of the Shehu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: ASP Sanusi Abubakar, Deborah Samuel

Deborah’s immolation: All religion and no faith

By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu      CORDELIA Ego Ejiofor died like no one should, clobbered to death by her employer. Her dead body was never found. Around December 3,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Sanusi Abubakar, Cordelia Ego Ejiofor, Alhaji Rauph Gaji, Deborah Yakubu

Section 84(12): Court asks PDP to reassess its stand on suit against FG

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to take a critical look at the development in its suit to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Justice Hamma Akawu Barka, Oladipo Opeseyi, Justice Evelyn Anyadike, Justice Inyang Ekwo, PDP, Joseph Daudu

Marijuana courier suspects know bail fate May 28

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on May 28 rule on the bail applications of two men, Adeyemi Beyioku and Anya Godwin, charged with conspiracy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Jerry Aernan, Callistus Onyewueke, Justice Akintayo Aluko, Adeyemi Beyioku, Anya Godwin

I have not resigned, says Amaechi

ROTIMI Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says he is still a member of the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi, who is among the 10 ministers, whom Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige, Rotimi Amaechi

We have capacity, experience to fix Nigeria – Atiku, Saraki, Hayatudeen

FPRMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Senate President Bukola Saraki and Mohammed Hayatudeen, all of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have said they have the capacity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Tony Aziegbemi, Bukola Saraki ], Mohammed Hayatudeen, Atiku Abubakar

Blasphemy: Peace returns to Sokoto as Govt suspends school resumption

PEACE has gradually returned to Sokoto following the 24 hours curfew imposed by the state government after Saturday’s violent protests. The protesters were demanding the release of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Samson Ayokunle, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Simon Lalong, Ahmadu Bello, Yahya Road, Deborah Samuel

SERAP sues Buhari for spending N1.48tn on maintaining refineries with no crude oil

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari “over his failure to probe allegations that over N1.48 trillion reportedly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Kolawole Oluwadare, Adelanke Aremo, Abubakar Malami, SERAP, Muhammadu Buhari

Electoral Act: Buhari, Malami head to supreme court

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, have filed a suit at the Supreme Court, seeking an interpretation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari

5 killed as terrorists invade Niger communities

THREE persons were reportedly killed on Sunday when terrorists opened fire on a vehicle on Sarkin-Pawa Road in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State where... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Shehu Abubakar, DSP Wasiu Abiodun

2023: Atiku promises to restructure Nigeria

A presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former Vice-President of Nigeria, Ahaji Atiku Abubakar, has expressed his readiness to restructure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahaji Atiku Abubakar,

How Justice Odili saved my political career - Wike

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has said he will remain grateful to Justice Mary Odili for her timely intervention which saved his political career in 2004. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Dr. Peter Odili, Prince Uche Secondus, Justice Mary Odili

2023: We are solidly behind you, Kebbi PDP delegates assure Obi

KEBBI State Delegates to the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries have assured Mr. Peter Obi of their support. Speaking at the PDP secretariat at Bernin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Doyin Okupe, Alhaji Abubakar Bawa Kalgo, Peter Obi

CAC pledges support to CSOs on self regulation 

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has pledged to support Civil Society Organisations(CSOs) in Nigeria in the use of the self-regulation framework. The Registrar  General of CAC, Garba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Abdulsalam Badamasi, Funmi Akinyele, Terver Ayua, Garba Abubakar

I will use experience garnered as VP to reposition Nigeria – Atiku

ALHAJI Abubakar Atiku, Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that his experience as Vice President under former President Olusegun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Tony Aziegbemi, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abubakar Atiku

2023 Presidency: Atiku woos Delta delegates, pledges to restructure Nigeria

FORMER Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says he will restructure and restore the economy of the country if elected as the president of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Kingsley Esiso, Dino Melaye, Ifeanyi Okowa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

Osun 2022: INEC tracking of campaign finances of political parties not witch hunt says REC

The National Leader of the APC and presidential aspirant on the platform of the party, Ahmed Tinubu, says he is the only one running for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Ahmed Tinubu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Nasarawa govt. dissolves management of Supporters Club of Nasarawa United FC

THE Nasarawa State government has dissolved both the suspended management and interim leadership of the Supporters’ Club of the Nasarawa United Football Club. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Umar Abubakar, Nasarawa United Football Club

Court orders NOUN to reinstate dismissed staff

THE National Industrial Court has ordered the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), to immediately reinstate its dismissed staff, Edwin Ameh to his position as Principal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae , Edwin Ameh

Enugu CP assures PCN of partnership

THE Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, Mr Lawal Abubakar, has assured the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), Enugu State Chapter, of partnership to rid the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar, ACP Stephen Okunade, Mr Alkali Usman, DCP Soji Akinbayo, Mr Casmir Odo

Alleged Blasphemy: Police in Sokoto arrest 2 students

 THE Police Command in Sokoto State on Thursday says it has arrested two students of the Shehu Shagari College of Education (SSCOE), Sokoto, in connection with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: ASP Sanusi Abubakar, Deborah Samuel

CAC is committed to use data security to enhance economy – Registrar-General

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it is still committed to according data security priority attention to enhance economic growth. Its Registrar-General, Alhaji Garba Abubakar says the CAC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, Dr Vincent Olatunji,

Sultan, Tambuwal, Kukah condemn killing of student accused of blasphemy

THERE was outrage on Thursday following the killing of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, over alleged blasphemy. Daily Trust gathered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Mathew Hassan Kukah, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Isa Bajini Galadanchi, Deborah Samuel

Emefiele meets Buhari as SGF clarifies quit order

TWENTY-four hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered top government employees seeking political offices to resign, Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele, visited him at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Sodique Baba Abubakar, Sodique Lawal Abubakar, Bindir Umar Buba, Boss Mustapha, Godwin Emefiele, Muhammadu Buhari

Green Card: FBI tells court American defrauded 2 Nigerians $368,698

A staff of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Mr Ayotunde Solademi, on Thursday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how an American allegedly defrauded two Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Ayotunde Solademi, FBI, Marco Ramirez, Mr Gabriel Ogie, Mr Oludare Talabi, Justice Mojisola Dada

Ndubuisi Kanu: Navy seeks removal from suit on inheritance, judge declines

AN Ikeja High Court on Thursday  ordered one of the wives of the  late Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu to serve the registrar of the court’s probate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu, Justice Christopher Balogun, Mrs Gladys Kanu, Mrs C.G. Cirbam, Mr Wale Adesokan

I will prioritise poverty reduction, employment opportunities, if elected– Obi

MR Peter Obi, presidential aspirant for the 2023 general elections on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will prioritise poverty reduction through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Zaki Bishiri, Atiku Abubakar, PDP, Mr Peter Obi

2023: Political appointees drag APC, INEC to court over disqualification threats

THREE aspirants have sued the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over threats to disqualify them from participating  in the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Oluwafemi Abimbola, Mr Adeniyi Akintola, APC, INEC, Mr Sodique Abubakar, Mr Sodique Lawal Abubakar, Mr Bindir Buba

NLNG creates websites for Nigeria prizes

BY Christabel Ejenike   A list of 107 entries for the Nigeria prize for science was handed over to the judges of the prize on May 11, 2022.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Prof Barth Nnaji, NLNG, Anne-Marie Palmer, Andy Odey, Prof. Baba Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Christian Ugwu Agbo, Nike Akande, Mohammed Magaji

FG suspends basketball in Nigeria for two years

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate withdrawal of Nigeria from all international basketball competitions for a period of two years with immediate effect.   Sunday Dare, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ismaila Abubakar, Sunday Dare, Muhammadu Buhari

107 entries received for 2022 NLNG Price for Science

By Anthony Isibor.   THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Science, sponsored by the Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has received 107 entries. The 107 entries, which were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Prof Barth Nnaji, Andy Odeh, Anne-Marie Palmer, Prof. Baba Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Christian Ugwu Agbo, Nike Akande and Mohammed Magaji

Presidential ambition: AGF opposes moves by PDP, group to join Emefiele’s suit

THE Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, opposed the prayer by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join a suit filed by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, Chief Mike Ozekhome

Court to hear Saraki’s suit against EFCC, ICPC others July 27

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed July 27 for further mention of a suit filed by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, against the Economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Bukola Saraki, Lukaman Saidu, Justice Inyang Ekwo, EFCC

Kogi PHCDA holds inaugural board meeting, calls for improved funding

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA on Thursday called for adequate funding to enhance service delivery for residents of the state.  The agency’s board... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Dr Mary Onoja-Alexander, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Mrs Ojonugwa Achimugu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency

NDE trains 130 women in various vocational skills in Ebonyi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has begun the training of 130 women on various vocational skills in Ebonyi. The Director-General of NDE, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: NDE, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Chinenye Ulasi, Mrs Anthonia Uzinyia, Mr Sunday Apakasa, Mr Marcel Igboanude

EFCC re-arraigns 2 ex-staff of First Marina Trust for identity theft

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, re-arraigned two former staff of First Marina Trust Ltd., in a Federal High Court in Lagos for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Justice Tijani Ringim, Justice Chuka Obiozor, Adeyemi Oluwaseun, Suleiman Yusuf

APC rejects Adamawa LG poll

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the results of the April 9 Adamawa local government councils poll, saying it is not the true reflection of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Mr Ahmad Abubakar, APC

Fixing security, power, employment sectors need priority attention in Nigeria – Gov. Fayemi

DR Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state Governor, and a presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said fixing security, power and employment needs priority and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Bar, Sen Shuaibu, Abubakar Kari, Kayode Fayemi, Muhammadu Buhari

Crisis brews in PDP over Convention panel as Wike protests exclusion of Rivers rep

TROUBLE is brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the composition of the Presidential Primary Election Committee. Vanguard gathered that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Namadi Sambo, Aminu Tambuwual, Atiku Abubakar, Samuel Ortom, Nyesom Wike

Bandits kill 6 soldiers in Taraba

THE soldiers of the 93 Battalion, Nigerian Army in Takum, Takum Local Government Area (LGA) of Taraba, have come under heavy banditry attack, leaving six dead,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 135 times

Tags: DSP Abubakar Usman,

Reps pass Section 84 (8) of Electoral Amendment Act

THE House of Representatives has passed Section 84(8) of the Electoral Amendment Act, 2022 to allow statutory delegates participate in political parties’ congresses and conventions.   The house... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Rep. Abubakar Fulata, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Alleged contempt: Court orders PCRC Chairman, 4 others to appear June 22

A High Court  in Zaria, Kaduna on Thursday ordered Alhaji Faruk Maiyama the National Chairman of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) and four others to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Alhaji Faruk Maiyama, Umar Suleiman, Dr Abubakar Ahmed, Alhaji Suleiman Argungu, Auwal Ibrahim, Samaila Hamza, Abdu Sule, Abdul Hassan

Appeal Court vacates judgement voiding 84(12) of Electoral Act

THE Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, vacated the judgement of the  Federal High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, which voided the provision of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami, Nduka Edede, Justice Hamma Akawu Barka

Ahead of APC primaries: Campaign, governance compete for attention

TWENTY days to the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), campaign and governance are competing for attention as key government officials aspiring for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Chris Ngige, Abubakar Malami, Godwin Emefiele, Rotimi Amaechi, Yemi Osinbajo

Court nullifies Ebonyi law, says it lacks powers to legislate on cybercrimes

A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki Tuesday declared the controversial Ebonyi Cybercrimes Law No 12 of 2021 unconstitutional, null and void. The Court ruling followed a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Engr. David Umahi, Mike Odo, Justice Fatun Riman, Godfrey Chikwere, Chika Nwoba

I will double my prayers for you, Sheik Dahiru tells Osinbajo

AN Islamic cleric, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, has expressed optimism that Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2023 presidential election. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, Adamu Bulkachuwa, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi

Oyetola to pay victims of police brutality compensation May 12 — Official

GOV. Gboyega Oyeola of Osun will pay compensation to victims of police brutality in the state on May 12.   This is contained in a statement by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Gboyega Oyeola, Justice Akinwale Oladimeji

ECOWAS Court President calls for strengthening of legal framework for ECOWAS integration

THE President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Justice Edward Amoako Asante has spoken of ‘gaps’ in the legal framework of the ECOWAS integration project that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 110 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

Alleged N5bn fraud: Court fixes Oct. 12 for arraignment of ex-aviation minister, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed Oct. 12 for the arraignment of former Aviation Minster, Stella Oduah and others by the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Hassan Liman, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Stella Oduah

Banditry: Police present N60m cheque to families of 6 slain officers in Kebbi

THE Police Command in Kebbi State, on Tuesday presented cheques worth N60 million to the families of six officers, killed by bandits in active service in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Fafa Ijantiku, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, CP Musa Baba

Functional legal order in Member States critical to ECOWAS integration – President

JUSTICE Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice, says a functional legal order is critical to the integration agenda of the ECOWAS sub-region.  Asante... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Justice Edward Asante

NDE trains 130 women in skills acquisition in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE)has started training of 130 Kebbi women in different skills to generate employment,create wealth and alleviate poverty in the state. The Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Saraki: How I defeated the ‘Emperor of Bourdillon’

FORMER Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukoka Saraki on Monday met delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, appealing to them to support his move... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Alhaji Kawu Baraje, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Abubakar Bukoka Saraki

2023: Ex-VP Sambo speaks about Saraki’s leadership qualities

A former Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, has stated that former President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has the capacity and experience that is needed to lead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Namadi Sambo

‘Reduction in judges crippling operations of ECOWAS Court’

PRESIDENT of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice Edward Asante has said the reduction in the number of judges from seven to five has affected the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 79 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Asante

What court did about Emefiele's 2023 presidency ambition

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declined the request of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to restrain the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Nduka Erikpume, CBN, INEC, Mike Ozekhome, Godwin Emefiele, Abubakar Malami,

NDE trains 130 women on vocational skills

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Kaduna Directorate, on Monday began a five-day training for 130 women in various skills.   The Acting  Coordinator of NDE in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 58 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Victoria Williams-Dada, Women Employment Branch (WEB), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Jane Wayat,

2023: It’s time we take back Nigeria from men of yesterday – Saraki

FORMER Senate President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that its now time Nigerians should take back their country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Power generation falls 25% as DisCos reject 371MW

POWER supply from the National Grid fell by 25.3 percent to 3,320.70 Megawatts yesterday from 4,446.02MW recorded last Sunday. Checks by Vanguard on data supplied by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Musiliu Oseni, Abubakar Aliyu, Sunday Oduntan, NERC

2023: Atiku promises to recruit more personnel in security agencies if elected

 ATIKU Abubakar, former Vice-President, said he would recruit more men and women into the security agencies as part of efforts at fighting insecurity in the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 66 times

Tags:  Atiku Abubakar, Hon. Fatai Adams, Peoples Democratic Party

SERAP sues Buhari, wants court to declare pardon for ex-govs Dariye, Nyame illegal

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to “declare illegal, and incompatible with the oath of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: SERAP, Senator Joshua Dariye, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, Rev Jolly Nyame,

 Of Banditry and a Shared Sovereignty (1)

By Hassan Gimba   IN the book The Impact of Banditry on Nigeria’s Security in the Fourth Republic: An Evaluation of Nigeria’s Northwest by Rosenje, Musharafa Olapeju (PhD) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Abubakar Shekau, Ayisha Osori,

Children orphaned by insurgency are mine – -Sultan

ALHAJI Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has declared that the orphans of insurgency are his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Alhaji Umarun Kwabo, Mallam Mohammed Maidoki, Alhaji Munir Dan’iya, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

2023 : Atiku woos Ogun PDP delegates ahead of party primary

FORMER Vice-president Atiku Abubakar on Saturday visited Abeokuta to seek the support of Ogun  delegates ahead of the May 28 presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, PDP, Mr Ladi Adebutu, Mr Sikirullahi Ogundele,

Supreme Court resolves 17 oil wells ownership tussle in favour of Rivers

THE Supreme Court on Friday, in a landmark judgment, resolved the ownership dispute of 17 oil wells between Rivers and Imo states in favour of Rivers.   In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Justice Emmanuel Agim,

9 PDP lawmakers in Kano Assembly defect to NNPP

NINE lawmakers in Kano State House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP) on Friday. The lawmakers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Alhaji Hamisu Chidari, Malam Uba Abdullahi, Tukur Muhammad, Abubakar Galadima, NNPP, Isyaku Ali-Danja

Alleged kidnapping: Evans changes counsel as trial begins June 15

 CONVICTED kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, charged with various cases of kidnapping, on Friday obeyed the order of an Ikeja Special Offences Court to get... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Ngozi Chijioke, Chief Vincent Obianodo, Frank Udeme, Mr Emmanuel Ochai, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Police arrest 46 suspects, recover firearms, ammunition, vehicles in Enugu

THE Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, Mr Lawal Abubakar, says no fewer than 46 suspects have been arrested for various offences between March and April in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Lawal Abubakar,

2023: Nigerian politicians take campaigns to Saudi Holy places

AS the 2023 general elections inches closer, Nigerian politicians are breaking new grounds to further their chances of achieving their aspirations. It is common for our... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Abubakar Sadiq Doka, Ibrahim Siraj, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Man to die by hanging for murdering traditional ruler

AN Ado Ekiti  High Court on Thursday sentenced 42-year-old man, Ademola Omoniyi to death by hanging for murdering a traditional ruler.   Delivering judgment, Justice Olukayode Ogundana, dispelled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Adegboyega Morakinyo, Justice Olukayode Ogundana, Ademola Omoniyi

Ayade inaugurates committee to review judicial officers welfare

GOV. Ben Ayade of Cross River has inaugurated a five-man state Judicial Welfare Review Committee, pledging to do everything within his powers to improve the welfare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Justice Sylvester Obi, Tanko Ashang, Justice Eyo Effiong-Eta, Ben Ayade

Court to hear suit seeking to stop PDP primaries, May 10

THE Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed May 10, for a hearing in a suit seeking to stop the planned May 28, Presidential Primary Election of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 132 times

Tags: PDP, Mr Mahmud Magaji (SAN), Mr Cosmas Ndukwe, Mr Paul Erokoro, Mr Iyorchia Ayu, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, Justice Donatus Okorowo

Absence of EFCC counsel stalls N675m spiritual cleansing fraud trial

THE absence of prosecution counsel, on Thursday stalled the trial of Abayomi Alaka, an alleged kingpin of a cultist group, Badoo, charged with N675 million spiritual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Dr. Mrs Lateef Bello, Mr Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Mrs Joy Amahian, Mr Nkereuwem Anana, Abayomi Alaka, Morufu Yahaya, Omitogun Ajayi, Ajisegiri Abiodun, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

EU countries may be liable for pollution-linked health damage

PEOPLE in the European Union (EU) can  have the right to be compensated if their health has been compromised by excessive air pollution, a top EU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: European Union (EU), European Court of Justice (ECJ),

2023: Attempt to deny S’East presidency’ll spell doom for Nigeria — Igbo Elders

THE Igbo Elders Consultative Forum, IECF, better known as Ime-obi Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, warned that any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Muhammadu Buhari, Chukwuemeka Ezeife

APC hawks pressure INEC to shift deadline for primaries

THERE are strong indications that a section of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Rotimi Oyekanmi, Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, Godswill Akpabio, Kayode Fayemi, Adams Oshiomhole

Tinubu: many presidential aspirants good for democracy

THE increasing number of aspirants seeking the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is good for democracy, a frontline contender for the sole baton,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Ogbonnaya Onu, Ibikunle Amosun, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Abubakar Badaru, Adams Oshiomhole, Kayode Fayemi, Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

JDPC trains 172 Plateau residents on alternative techniques against violence

THE Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Catholic Diocese of Pankshin in Plateau, has trained 172 residents on some alternative techniques against violence in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), Fr. Basil Kassam,

Malami refutes allegation of distributing vehicles to APC officials

The Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has refuted allegation of distributing expensive vehicles to officials of the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, All Progressives Congress (APC),

PHOTOS: Malami’s associates get expensive car gifts ahead of 2023 elections

SOME associates of Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of The Federation, have received exotic cars as gifts. The cars such as Toyota Prado, Lexus, Toyota... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Umar Gwandu, Atiku Baudu, Abubakar Malami

 I admire your working relationship, Sultan tells Fayemi, Tambuwal

... as Emir of Gwandu praises NGF Chair, PGF Chair at Sallah   THE Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence,  Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar, on Monday hailed the harmonious working... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Dr Kayode Fayemi, Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar,

2023: We will not cause disaffection – Gov. Muhammad assures Sultan

GOV. Bala Muhammad of Bauchi State and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant has assured that they would not cause any disaffection in Nigeria at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Gov. Bala Muhammad, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

Emir of Gombe advises farmers on food production, preservation

THE Emir of Gombe, Alh Abubakar Shehu III, has called on farmers to engage in agriculture to accelerate crop production, promote food security and export of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Alh Abubakar Shehu III

Play politics by its rules, Etsu Nupe urges politicians

AS the 2023 elections draw nearer, the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has called on politicians in the country to play politics by its rules.   The Etsu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar,

Former Head of State tasks Nigerians on peaceful co-existence

FORMER Head of State, retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to ensure peaceful co-existence among them irrespective of tribe and religious affiliation. Abubakar made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Abdulsalami Abubakar, Sheikh Isah Fari,

Allow peace to reign in Nigeria- Sultan urges Politicians

ALHAJI Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has urged Nigerian  Politicians to allow peace to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Muslim Ummah, Sa’ad Abubakar III

Allow peace to reign in Nigeria- Sultan urges Politicians

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has urged Nigerian  Politicians to allow peace to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Eid-el-fitr, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA),

Kaduna Church gives out Sallah clothes foodstuffs, cash to about 50 orphans

The General Overseer of the Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention church, Pastor Yohanna Buru, distributed sallah clothes, food items and Cash gifts to Muslim orphans and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad, Sheik Zazzaky Yakub Elzazzaky, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi, Sheik Hamza lawal, Sheik Dr Ahmed Mahmud Gumi, Pastor Yohanna Buru, Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention church,

CAN rejoices with Sultan, Muslims at Sallah

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says it rejoices with Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Joseph Daramola, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

FG seeks to revive 160 moribund textile companies

THE Federal Government says it will work on reviving the remaining 160 moribund textile companies in the country. Presently, it says only seven textile companies are functioning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Anibe Achimugu, Mohammed Abubakar

Malami restates commitment to contest guber election

MINISTER of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has told the people of the Kebbi State that they won’t regret entrusting their mandate to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Abubakar Kana Zuru, Alhaji Babale Umar Yauri, Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Malami

Niger: Tension as Governor Bello, others eye Senate seats

IN Niger North Senatorial District, there is palpable tension ahead of the 2023 general elections. Before now, it was being rumored that Governor Abubakar Sani Bello... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Sabi Abdullahi Aliyu, Abubakar Sani Bello

Sokoto community defies Sultan, observes Eid

SOME Muslims  in Sokoto state observed Eid prayers on Sunday in defiance of the directive of Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, who declared Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Sheikh Musa Lukwa

Moon not sighted, fasting continues in Saudi Arabia

THIS year’s Shawwal moon has not been sighted in Saudi Arabia, meaning that fasting will continue on Sunday. By this development, Ramadan fasting will continue in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

Eid-il-Fitr: End insecurity, inflation, ASUU strike now, Sultan tells FG

THE Sultan of Sokoto and the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, have urged the Federal Government to find an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Zubairu Usman-Ugwu

PDP: Atiku, Bala Mohammed camps in verbal war as party screens aspirants

THE camp of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday hit back at Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed, saying the governor has no basis for rubbing shoulders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Olusegun Mimiko, Prof. Udenta Udenta, Ehigie Uzamere, Bala Mohammed, Atiku Abubakar

Nigeria deploys 205 troops to Gambia on peacekeeping mission

THE Nigerian Army has sent a contingent of 205 troops to The Gambia on a peacekeeping mission. This is just as it assured of Nigeria’s commitment to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Major-General Zakari Abubakar

Goodluck Jonathan is Constitutionally qualified to run for presidency

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN  INTRODUCTION NIGERIA is a country of one major news item per day. At times, one scandal per day. The hot issue in the polity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Justice Kekere-Ekun, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan,

Defection: 14 Zamfara LG chairmen seek to be joined in PDP suit against Matawalle

THE 14 chairmen of local government councils in Zamfara, on Friday, prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja to join them in a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Emeka Okpoko, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Anka, Aminu Kofoji, Kabiru Ladan, Bashir Muawiya,  Mohammed Sadiq, Abubakar Takwas, Sanusi Sarki, Nasiru Yakamata

Absence of counsel stalls trial of alleged fake army general

  ABSENCE of defence counsel on Friday stalled trial  of an alleged fake army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, charged with impersonation, forgery and  N266 million fraud. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Mr Kayode Lawal,  Bolarinwa Abiodun, EFCC, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Oyo to provide standard juvenile centre to enhance public safety -CJ

THE Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, on Friday inaugurated a committee to midwife the establishment of a standard juvenile Correctional institution in the state. Inaugurating... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Mrs Adetola Lawore-Akinyele, Mrs Kehinde Durosaro-Tijani, Mr Abiodun Adebisi and Mr Yusuff Raimi.

PDP screens presidential aspirants

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday began the screening of its 17 aspirants for the 2023 presidential election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: David Mark, Atiku Abubakar, Bala Mohammed, Bukola Saraki, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, Dele Momodu, Peter Obi, Udom Emmanuel, Anyim Pius Anyim, Nyesom Wike, Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Ayodele Fayose, Mr Sam Ohuabu

Afe Babalola excited as ABUAD leads 2022 universities’ ranking

FOUNDER of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD, Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, has  expressed delight over the university’s performance in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Afe Babalola, Afe Babalola University

Ogun CJ frees 31 inmates

OGUN State Chief Judge, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, on Friday granted amnesty to 31 inmates in five Correctional Centres across the state as part of efforts to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Abdulrasheed Alimi, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu

Holding charge largely responsible for prison congestion – NGO

THE Country Director of the Advocacy for Justice and Accountability, Mr Ogedi Ogu, has called for the elimination of the practice of “holding charges” to avoid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Advocacy for Justice and Accountability, Ogedi Ogu,

Few days to Sallah, Kano marketers lament low patronage

WITH the Eid-el-Fitr celebration to mark the end of this year’s Ramadan just a few days away, marketers in Kano, especially those that deal with items... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Aminu Tijjani, Alhaji Bello Muhammad, Abubakar Rimi

Court dismisses Gombe Govt’s case against Goje’s aide

THE Gombe State High Court on Thursday dismissed a case filed by the state government against Muhammad Adamu Yayari, a social media aide to a former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Luka Haruna, Abubakar Umar S. Goro, Muhammad Adamu Yayari, Muhammad Danjuma Goje

Only Appeal Court can upturn judgment against Section 84(12), Malami tells court

JUSTICE Minister Abubakar Malami, SAN, says only the Court of Appeal can restore Section 84(12) into the Electoral Act, 2022.   Malami told Justice Inyang Ekwo of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: INEC Abubakar Malami SAN, Abimbola Akintola, V

Malami to run for Kebbi governor

MINISTER of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami says he has accepted calls from Kebbi people to run for the governor. He will be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Governor Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Malami

Alleged cocaine deal: Court gives NDLEA go-ahead to review facts in Abba Kyari’s trial

A Federal High Court in Abuja granted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’s application to review facts of the two defendants who pleaded guilty in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: ACP Sunday Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, NDLEA, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Umeibe, Emeka Ezenwanne,

NYSC issues certificates to 955 corps members in Niger

 THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in Niger on Thursday issued certificates to 955 corps members of the 2021 Batch ‘A’, Stream two. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: NYSC, Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Alhaji Ahmed Matane,

5 men docked for allegedly trespassing into Abuja airport

 FOUR men were on Thursday docked in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly trespassing into the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport with intention to perpetrate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Malam Sani Umar, Salisu Musa, Sagir Buba, Benjamin Eje, Abdullahi Tanko, Jamilu Abubakar

Troops eliminate 23 terrorists as 1,159 surrender in 3 weeks

THE Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) eliminated more than 23 terrorists, rescued 619 victims and forced 1,159 terrorists to surrender within... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Mallam Abba Lawan, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, Abubakar Dan-Buduma

11 corps members get service extension, 7 abscond in Gombe

 ELEVEN members of the 2021 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) posted to Gombe State have had their service year extended for various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Adama Joshua, Alhaji Musa, Alhaji Abubakar Musa, Mrs Ada Imoni, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, NYSC

FG trains oil palm farmers, distributes harvesters, fertiliser in Edo

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in collaboration with the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) on Thursday trained oil palm farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Solomon Olusegun, Ernest Umakhihe, Wellington Omoragbon, Chukwuemeka Ukattah, Muhammed Abubakar

Enhancing healthcare delivery in Gombe State through Contributory Health Scheme

By Hajara Leman IN spite various health facilities established by successive administrations in Gombe State, accessing healthcare has remained a nightmare in the state, especially for indigent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Malam Alhassan Yahya, Abubakar Musa, Malam Habu Musa, Malam Zainab Umar, Malam Adamu Zakari, Inuwa Yahaya

NDE disburses N5m to 228 artisans in Imo

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has disbursed loans to the tune of N4.56 million  to 228 artisans in Imo.   The Director-General of the NDE, Malam Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Chukwumaeze Chukwuka, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

Disqualification threat: How APC guideline puts Amaechi, Ngige, Malami, others in tight corner

BARRING any last minute change, the top echelon of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will disqualify the minister of labour and employment, Senator Chris Ngige;... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Felix Morka, Abubakar Malami, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Chris Ngige, Rotimi Amaechi

2 herders injured, 113 cattle rustled in renewed Plateau attack

NO fewer than 113 cattle were rustled and two herders injured during a renewed attack around Kpara village in Tahu ward of Bassa Local Government Area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Abubakar Musa, Inusa Musa, Abubakar Abdullahi Buba

2023: Battle for tickets pits governors against senators

THE battle for senatorial tickets ahead of next year’s elections has pitted governors against senators nursing re-election in many states. The governors, who belong to the ruling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Emmanuel Bwacha, Ishiaku Darius, Sabi Abdullahi, Abubakar Sani Bello

Zamfara dethrones 2 Emirs, district head ‘over banditry’

THE Zamfara State government has dethroned two emirs and a district head over allegations of aiding the activities of bandits terrorising communities in the state. The affected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, Hassan Mohammed, Alhaji Sulaiman Ibrahim, Hussaini Umar, Abubakar Atiku

Mum, daughter, 1 other electrocuted, 10 injured in Gombe

A mother, her daughter and one other person were electrocuted Wednesday morning by a faulty transformer in Tumfure area of Gombe metropolis in Gombe State. The incident which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, ASP Mahid Mu’azu Abubakar, Patrick

Zamfara dethrones 2 emirs, district head over banditry

ZAMFARA dethroned the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and that of Dansadau, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in banditry. The government also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Alhaji Mamman Tsafe, Alhaji Suleiman Ibrahim, Alhaji Hussaini Umar, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara

FG trains 177 Kano youths on smart phone repairs – Minister

THE Federal Government has trained 177 youths in Kano State on smart phone repairs as part of comprehensive campaign to provide jobs opportunities and eradicate poverty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk, Mr Baba Zubairu, Hashim Abubakar, Dr Nasir Gwarzo

Court jails Internet fraudster 6 months, orders forfeiture of $4,000

JUSTICE Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 28-year-old internet fraudster, Olamilekan Taiwo to six months imprisonment for 4,000 fraud. Agomoh held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Mr S.M. Galadanchi, Olamilekan Taiwo, EFCC, Justice Uche Agomoh

Court fixes June 2 to hear Abba Kyari’s extradition suit

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed June 2 for hearing of the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) against suspended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Mahmud Magaji, Nureni Jimoh

2023: I’ve capacity to fix Nigeria’s challenges — Peter Obi

FORMER Gov. Peter Obi, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says he has the capacity to fix the political and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: PDP, Peter Obi, Doyin Okupe, Dayo Ogungbenro., Atiku Abubakar

Anambra 2022: Supreme Court dismisses Andy Uba's appeal

THE Supreme Court has voided the participation of Andy Uba in the last governorship election in Anambra State as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: APC, Andy Uba, Justice Inyang Ekwo, George Moghalu

NUC accredits 5 courses at Lokoja federal varsity– VC

THE National Universities Commission (NUC), on Tuesday finally accredited five remaining courses in the faculties of Arts and Social sciences of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof Olayemi Akinwumi, Dr. Maryam Sali, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, NUC

Alleged assault: Court orders CCT Chairman to appear before Senate

THE  Federal High Court, Abuja has  ordered the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Danladi  Umar to appear before the Senate in a probe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Istifanus Gyang, Sunday Edward, Danladi  Umar, Justice Inyang Ekwo

FRSC cautions motorists on hazards of rainy season

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)  in Delta has advised motorists to be cautious and drive with care so as  to prevent accidents during the rainy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Ibrahim Abubakar

PDP ex-governors, aspirants reject consensus candidate

SOME former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors yesterday denounced the consensus candidacy being promoted by four presidential aspirants of the party.     They argued that such an idea... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Aminu Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed, Atiku Abubakar, Dino Melaye, Adamu Waziri, Ibrahim Idris, Babangida Aliyu, Boni Haruna

Lalong swears in Mann as Plateau chief judge

THE Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has sworn in Justice David Gwong Mann as the substantive chief judge of the state.  The governor while swearing in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Justice David Gwong Mann, Simon Bako Lalong

Panel orders CP’s arrest over alleged ”disappearance’ of man

A panel has issued a warrant of arrest against the Commissioner of Police, Legal Services, Force Headquarters, CP Igbeh Ochogwu, in respect of the alleged unlawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: CP Igbeh Ochogwu, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

EFCC arrests suspect for allegedly defrauding Emir in Kwara of N33m

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly defrauded the Emir of Okuta in Kwara of N33,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Alhaji Idris Abubakar, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,

Lalong swears in new Plateau Chief Judge

SIMON Lalong of Plateau on Monday sworn in Justice David Mann as the state substantive Chief Judge. Lalong at the ceremony in Jos, charged the new Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Simon Lalong, Justice David Mann,

N266m fraud: Court refuses bail application of alleged fake army general

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday dismissed the bail application of a self-styled army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, charged with  defrauding two companies of N266 million. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Bolarinwa Abiodun, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Mr Kayode Lawal

Murdered OAU student: Court adjourns hearing in suspects` trial

AN Osogbo High Court, on Monday, adjourned till May 31 hearing in the trial of the seven people accused of murdering Mr Timothy Adegoke, a postgraduate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Mr Femi Falana, Justice Adepele Ojo, Mr Timothy Adegoke, Mr Kehinde Eleja, Mr Abdulrasheed Muritala, Mr Edet Okon, Mr Edeth Okon, Mr Roland Otaru, Adeniyi Aderogba, Florence Oluwole, Oyetunde Kazeem,

NOA intensifies campaign for made-in-Nigeria products

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it has begun a sensitisation campaign to enlighten Nigerians on the importance of patronising made-in-Nigeria products and services for economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Alhaji Hamisu Abubakar, National Orientation Agency

Court sentences man to 6 hours community service for stealing iron slab

A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Abubakar Madamoji, to six hours of community service for stealing iron cover slab... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Abubakar Madamoji,Patrick Adekomaiya,Akpan Nko

Digital infrastructure as Nigeria’s most precious asset

LEE Kuan Yew, that extraordinary nation builder who, within just a span of 30 years (1970-1990), transformed Singapore from a lowly Third World nation to a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Bello Abubakar, Muhammad Bello Abubakar, Lee Kuan Yew

Akwa Ibom APC and its leadership crisis

WHO blinks first in Akwa Ibom APC between Niger Delta Affairs Minister Godswill Akpabio and former National Caretaker Committee Secretary Senator John Akpanudoedehe? The two camps in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Abubakar Sani Bello, Godswill Akpabio, John Akpanudoedehe

El-Rufai promises to strengthen judiciary, swears in Ag chief judge, Grand Khadi

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has assured the Judiciary that Kaduna State Government will do everything it can, to ensure that it has enough resources to run its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Muhammadu Lawal Bello, Grand Khadi AbdurRahaman Umar Abubakar, Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Nasir El-Rufai

Crisis Over PDP Northern Consensus Candidate Deepens

THE backlash over consensus candidate arrangement within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took a new twist yesterday as more party chieftains rejected the emergence of former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Mohammed Hayatu-Deen,Atiku Abubakar,Bala Muhammad,Bukola Saraki,Aminu Tambuwal,High Chief Raymond Dokpesi,Senator Tunde Ogbeha,

Nasarawa govt apprehends 211 persons for violating sanitation laws

THE enforcement teams from the Nasarawa State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Saturday arrested 211 persons for allegedly violating environmental sanitation laws. Mr Abubakar Mohammed,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Yakubu Kwanta, Abubakar Mohammed

KDSG swears in acting chief Judge , Grand Kadi

THE Kaduna State Government on Friday swore-in Justice Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu as the Acting Chief Judge of the state and Alhaji Abdurrahman Umar Abubakar as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Muhammad Tukur Muazu Aliyu, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Muhammad Lawal Bello, Umar Abubakar,

IBB’s PDP Consensus Committee Rules Out North West

THE North West has been ruled out of the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary contest by a committee on consensus candidate set up by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Aminu Waziri Tambuwa, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Ango Abdullahi

LAUTECH admits 24,704 undergraduates; 753 bag first class degrees

THE Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, had admitted 24,704 graduands into their various first degrees. They were admitted on Friday by the Senate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Ayodeji Omole,Bassey Essien, Prof. Abdulrasheed Abubakar

Adamawa govt. to vaccinate 1.2m children against polio

ADAMAWA Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ADPHCDA) says it will vaccinate no fewer than 1.2 million children against polio virus, to sustain the free polio status of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu, Dr Suleiman Bashir

Disregard Agunloye’s suspension, SDP states chairmen advise members

THE Forum of the States Chairmen of Social Democratic Party (SDP) has urged members of the party to disregard the purported suspension of its National Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Oke Idawene, Wellington Odiong, Abubakar Dogara, Olu Agunloye

NDE disburses N4.6m loan to youths, women in Kebbi

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), has disbursed loans totalling N4.6 million to 228 unemployed youths in Kebbi State. The Director-General of the NDE, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

NDE disburses N4.560m to unemployed youths in Ondo

THE National Directorate of Employment NDE has disbursed a loan of N4,560m to 228 unemployed youths across Ondo state. It’s Director-General, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, who was represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, Bode Ogunyankinnu

FRSC decorates 7 newly promoted officers in Jigawa

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Jigawa State Command, on Thursday decorated seven newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers, the FRSC Sector Commander... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Mohammed, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, Sani Madaki, Sani Madawaki, Ishaq Komolafe, Alemi Alade, Benjami Auta, Peter Musa, Umar Alhaji, Abubakar Yusuf,

Agency seeks compulsory insurance enrolment for intending couples

THE Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) on Friday called on the state government to make enrollment of health insurance schemes compulsory for intending couples. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubakar Hassan,

Road accidents: FRSC consults pastors, imams for prayers

FEDERAL Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has resorted to divine intervention to curb the high rate of accidents in Nigeria, especially in Delta State. Delta State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Ibrahim Abubakar

2023: Professors endorse Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has called on academics and members of other professional bodies to participate actively in the task of making Nigeria a better place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, Prof. Shehu Adamu, Prof. Yahaya  Baba, Prof. Haruna  Adama, Prof.  Danjuma Abubakar, Prof. Abdullahi Jibrin, Prof. Shola Omotola, Prof. Philips Okolo, Usman Danfodiyo U

Anti-corruption unit not a tool for witch-hunting, says ICPC

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has urged newly inaugurated members of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar, Dele Olorunfemi, Racheal Kopkung, Ugochukwu Nwogute, Emmanuel Nwaobilor, Razak Owolabi

FG urges Nigerians to join revolution against cybercrime

THE Federal Government has urged Nigerians to join in the revolution against cybercrime by supporting local technology innovations. The government also called on citizens to fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Chucks Ekwueme, Adebayo Adeyemi, Prof. Mohammed Abubakar, Gbenga Omoniyi

NAF aircraft crash: Defence minister mourns late pilots

THE Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, says the death of two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilots, Flt.-Lt. Abubakar Alkali and Flt.-Lt. Elijah Karatu, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, Flt.-Lt. Abubakar Alkali and Flt.-Lt. Elijah Karatu

Peacekeeping: Nigerian Army to deploy 173 troops to Guinea Bissau

THE Nigerian Army on Thursday said it would deploy no fewer than 173 troops for peacekeeping mission to Guinea Bissau. The Chief of Operations, Army headquarters; Maj-Gen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Maj-Gen. Auwal  Fagge, Maj-Gen. Zakari Abubakar, Maj-Gen Oluwafemi Akinjobi

ICPC inaugurates anti – corruption unit in News Agency of Nigeria

THE Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye has lauded the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for establishing its Anti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Mr Aliyu Abubakar, Mr Dele Olorunfemi, Mrs Racheal Kopkung, Mr Ugochukwu Nwogute, Alice Bolarinwa, Mr Silas Nwoha, Mrs Gbemisola Erinoso, Mr Nwaobilor Emmanuel, Mr Abuo Larry,

Agency mobilises media to sensitise Kaduna residents about health insurance scheme

THE Kaduna State Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) on Thursday engaged a media group to sensitise and mobilise residents to subscribe to its health insurance scheme. The Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Amabel Olukotun, Nicholas Dekera, Asma’u Halilu, Philip Yatai, Abubakar Hassan, Ibrahim Mohammed

ICJ backs Nicaragua in sea border dispute with Colombia

THE International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday handed down a ruling that backed Nicaragua in its long-standing sea border dispute with Colombia. Colombia must immediately cease... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ),

Tricycle operators in Niger State protest multiple taxation

THE commercial tricycle operators in Minna, Niger, on Thursday protested against multiple taxation by the State and Local Government Councils. The operators threaten to embark on strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN), Gov. Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Mohammed Etsu, Al

NDE trains 100 youths, women in Ebonyi on entrepreneurship

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun entrepreneurship training programme for 100 unemployed youths and women in Ebonyi. The training is being done in collaboration with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Marcel Igboanude,

Police arrest 4 suspected rapists in Kebbi State

THE police command in Kebbi State has arrested four persons for allegedly raping and causing harm to minors in the state. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Abdullahi Garba, Nura Bello, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, Ibrahim Musa

PDP Presidential Ticket: Consenssus option fading as aspirants head for primaries

AS the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, inches closer to its Presidential convention, there are indications that ongoing consensus talks would yield little dividends given the insistence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Okezie Ikpeazu, Nyesom Wike, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, Diana Oliver Teriela

NAF sets up panel to probe aircraft crash

THE Nigerian Air Force has constituted a panel to probe the crash of a training aircraft in Kaduna on Tuesday. It would be recalled that no fewer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Flight Lieutenant Abubakar Muhammed Alkali, Flight Lieutenant Elijah Haruna Karatu, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao

PDP rakes in N646m from 17 presidential aspirants, ends forms sale

THE main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, concluded the sale and submission of its nomination and expression of interest forms for all elective positions ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Bala Mohammed, Nyesom Wike, Atiku Abubakar, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Buhari mourns NAF pilots killed in Kaduna air crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilots in a plane crash on Tuesday in Kaduna. The President’s media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Malam Garba Shehu, Abubakar Alkali, Elijah Haruna Karatu,

What does Kwankwaso want?

IT was during the ill-fated third republic that Engineer Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso surfaced on the national political scene when he emerged as the Deputy Speaker of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar Rimi, Malam Aminu Kano, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso

9 days after Adamu, Kyari, Nasiha quit Senate, INEC yet to be informed

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was yet to receive official communication from the Senate on existing three vacant seats in the Red Chamber nine days... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Ajibola Basiru, Rotimi Oyekanmi, Abdullahi Adamu, Abubakar Kyari, Muhammed Hassan Nasiha

Gov. Bagudu approves N1.7bn for road construction

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Wednesday approved more than N1.7 billion for the construction and asphalting of Unguwar Jeji-Diggi-Mutubare Road and a four-span Goron-Dutse-Kawara- Suru... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Abubakar Chika-Ladan,

Again, CJN warns judges against corrupt practices, showy lifestyle

CHIEF Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has warned judges in the country to shy away from unmerited wealth so as not to run... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Emmanuel Gakko, Musa Sulaiman Liman, Segun-Bello Mabel Taiye, Bala Khalifa-Mohammed Usman, Ahmad Gama Mahmud, Aminu Garba, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

NAF to investigate cause of trainer aircraft crash in Kaduna

THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it will ensure thorough investigation into the cause of its Super Mushshak trainer aircraft crash that occurred on Tuesday at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, Lt. Abubakar Alkali, Edward Gabkwwt,

Tragedy devastating, but ‘God giveth, God taketh’ – family of late Air Force pilot

FAMILY members of Flt-Lt. Abubakar Alkali, one of the Air Force Pilots  who died in a plane crash in Kaduna on Tuesday, said the incident had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Brig-Gen Umar Alkali, Sulaiman Dauda, Flt-Lt. Abubakar Alkali

HYPPADEC trains personnel to enhance productivity, service delivery

THE Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), has begun a five-day training for its officials to ensure productivity and service delivery in the commission. Alhaji Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS),

Battle for PDP ticket hots up as nomination closes Wednesday

THE scramble for delegates by presidential aspirants has intensified as the submission of nomination forms ends today in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The aspirants visited many... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Muhammed Hayatu-Deen, Dele Momodu, Aminu Tambuwal, Atiku Abubakar, Nyesom Wike, Anyim Pius Anyim

Battle for PDP ticket hots up as nomination closes Wednesday

THE scramble for delegates by presidential aspirants has intensified as the submission of nomination forms ends today in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The aspirants visited many... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, Peter Obi Muhammed Hayatu-Deen, Atiku Abubakar, Anyim Pius Anyim, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Aminu Tambuwal,

Katsina CJ inaugurates LG Election Petition Tribunals

CHIEF Judge of Katsina State, Justice Danladi Abubakar, has inaugurated Local Government Election Petition Tribunals, comprising three chairmen and six members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Justice Danladi Abubakar, Hadiza Danja, Muhammad Usman

Virtual court hearings as panacea in an era of uncertainties

JUSTICE Nayai Aganaba of the Bayelsa State High Court in Yenagoa never had an inkling earlier that fateful Thursday that something ominous was about to happen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Gary Frank, Promise Ogilogi, Azibabin Adiki, Justice Nayai Aganaba

Peace: Traditional ruler advocates more interfaith programmes program

ALHAJI Sani Umar-Jabbi, the District Head of Gagi in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State, has urged communities to organise more interfaith engagements. The traditional... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Rev. Nuhu Bala, Sheikh Aminu Sufi, Alhaji Sani Umar-Jabbi, Malam Abubakar Mailato

Crisis hits Kwara PDP as guber aspirants reject micro-zoning

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership in Kwara State is in a fix as some stakeholders and gubernatorial aspirants of the party have rejected the micro-... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Mohammed Sha’abs Lafiagi

Kidnapped Kano bizman found dead in Kogi after N6m ransom

THE family of Yahaya Hassan Musa, a 39-year-old businessman, was thrown into mourning as his body was found in a forest hours after his abductors received... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Abubakar Hassan Musa, Yahaya Hassan Musa

53 commissioners, others resign in states as Buhari’s ministers stay put

IN line with section 84 (12) of the amended Electoral Act, no fewer than 53 commissioners and other aides of state governors have resigned in states... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Professor Kamilu Sani Fage, Evelyn Anyadike, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige, Rotimi Amaechi

Don’t tamper with $418m Paris Club Funds, states tell Federal Govt

ATTORNEYS-general of the 36 states of the federation have warned the federal government not to tamper with funds accruing to the states and the 774 local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Abdulkarim Abubakar Kana, Moyosore Onigbanjo

Igbo presidency: South East leaders want consensus across party lines

IN a bid to ensure that presidential aspirants from the South East region do not work at cross purposes, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Peter Obi, Muhammadu Buhari, Sam Ohuabunwa, Anyim Pius Anyim

FCTA inaugurates 12-man committee to implement SAPZ project

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday in Abuja, set up a 12-member implementation committee for Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones Programme (SAPZ). Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA)Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Lawal Ardo, Haruna Mohammed,

APC to reclaim Bauchi State from PDP, notwithstanding defection by legislators – Spokesman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State says it remains strong and stable to reclaim the state from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Abubakar Sulaiman, Adamu Jalla,

Virtual court hearings as panacea in an era of uncertainties

JUSTICE Nayai Aganaba of the Bayelsa State High Court in Yenagoa never had an inkling earlier that fateful Thursday that something ominous was about to happen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mr Solomon Akuma, Gary Frank, Promise Ogilogi, Azibabin Adiki, Justice Nayai Aganaba

Kolo advises eligible Niger residents to participate in CVR exercise

ALHAJI Nma Kolo, Special Adviser on Political Affairs and Strategy to Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, has called on prospective voters, who had not registered to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Nma Kolo, Gov. Abubakar Bello,

Sakara music for my birthday - PART II

- By Bashorun J.K. Randle SAKARA music is nuanced with deep meaning which only those who have been properly initiated can decipher. A great deal of it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Justice Ishola Oluwa, Bashorun J.K. Randle

MNJTF kills 10 ISWAP commanders, 100 fighters in Lake Chad

TROOPS of the Multinational Joint task Force (MNJTF) have eliminated no fewer than 100 Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, including 10 key... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Abdul-Khalifah Ibrahim, Abubakar Dan Buduma, Abubakar Shuwa, Abu Ali, Abu Jubrilla, Arina Woje, Col. Muhammad Dole

Malami foundation distributes 1,000 bags of rice in Kebbi

THE Khadimiyya Development Initiative Foundation, (KDI) an NGO in Kebbi State has commenced the distribution of 1000 bags of assorted grains like rice, millet, maize and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Abubakar Jombali, Abubakar Malami

Sen. Jibrin eyes Kano State’s governorship seat

SEN. Barau Jibrin (APC-Kano North), declared his intention to run for the office of the Kano State governor in 2023 on Sunday in Kano. Jibrin, Chairman, Senate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Hafiz Abubakar, Barau Jibrin

FCTA commends Sen. Kyari for service to FCT

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has expressed profound appreciation to Sen. Abubakar Kyari for his commitment to the development of the territory, when he served... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Malam Muhammad Bello, Abubakar Kyari, Anthony Ogunleye

MNJTF neutralises 100 terrorists in Lake Chad

TROOPS of the Multinational Joint task Force (MNJTF), have eliminated no fewer  than 100 Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists,including 10 key commanders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Abubakar Dan Buduma, Abubakar Shuwa, Abu Ali, Abu Jubrilla, Arina Woje, Col. Muhammad Dole

We’re tackling whiteflies infestation on cassava farms, says FG

THE Federal Government said steps have been taken to improve the output of cassava production in the country by tackling the whiteflies infestation of cassava farms... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Olayato Aribo,Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, Tony Otunoye

2023 elections: Gombe gov asks political appointees, others aspiring for political offices to resign

GOMBE State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has directed political appointees and other public servants seeking elective offices in the forthcoming parties’ primaries ahead of the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi

Wamakko bags NDLEA Wider Ambassador Award

THE Sokoto State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decorated Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North ) as its ‘Wider Ambassador on War... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Bashar Abubakar,Adamu Iron, Aliyu  Wamakko 

Faces at Osasu Lucky Igbinedion's wedding 

OSASU Lucky Igbinedion today wedded her heartthrob, Nathaniel Aguche from Benue State at the International Civic Centre (ICC), Abuja.  It drew the creme-de-la-creme of the society. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Hajia Titi Abubakar, Chief Mike Oghiadome, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, Chief James Ibori, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Osasu Lucky Igbinedion, Dame Patience Jonathan, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

Anya lauds qualities of Peter Obi as presidential aspirant in 2023 polls

By Anthony Isibor PROF. Anya O. Anya, former Director-General of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, has said that Peter Obi is a frontline presidential aspirant of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Prof. Anya O. Anya, Peter Obi, People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar,

Team Bayelsa win first edition of National Para Games

TEAM Bayelsa on Friday in Abuja emerged champions of the first edition of the National Para Games after hauling a total of 93 medals. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Peter Nelson, Ismail Abubakar, Moshood Abiola

Actors Guild holds night of tributes in honour of late Lari Williams

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and the Artistes Village Communiy on Friday celebrated the life and times of Nigerian multi-talented artiste, late Lari Williams.   The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Emeka Rollas, Abubakar Yakubu, Mufu Onifade, Actors Guild of Nigeria, late Lari Williams

Team Bayelsa win first edition of National Para Games

TEAM Bayelsa on Friday in Abuja emerged champions of the first edition of the National Para Games after hauling a total of 93 medals. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Ismail Abubakar, Sunday Dare, Peter Nelson,

The NASS cannot amend the constitution through the back door

BY CHIEF MIKE A. A. OZEKHOME, SAN, OFR, FCIArb, LL.M, Ph.D, LL.D INTRODUCTION IN these trying times that assail our beleaguered Nation, the NASS should be seen to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

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It’s true, only the living can vote

SIR: As the 2023 general elections are fast approaching, so also is the worsening of insecurity in the country. Aspirants from various political parties are emerging... Read more

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Council of State okays pardon for Dariye, Nyame, 157 others

FORMER Governors Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, jailed for corruption, got a reprieve yesterday. They will be released from prison with 157 others following the acceptance of... Read more

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Police officer tells court how man allegedly raped 22-year-old drunk woman

A police officer, Sgt. Odunayo Ologe, on Wednesday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a man, Joshua Torile, allegedly raped a 22-year-old... Read more

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Tags: Enor Agofure, A.R. Abolade, Sgt. Odunayo Ologe, Joshua Torile, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Easter: Police synergise with security agencies to ensure security in Enugu

THE Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Lawal Abubakar, says the police command is synergising with security agencies to ensure adequate security during the Easter... Read more

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Dan’iya, Sokoto Deputy Governor, declares to contest Governorship in 2023

Alhaji Manniru Dan’iya, the Sokoto state Deputy Governor, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election in 2023. This is contained in a statement made available... Read more

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Sokoto Speaker, APC Deputy Chief Whip defect to PDP

AJHAJI Aminu Achida, the Speaker, Sokoto State House of Assembly, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Achida in a... Read more

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Alleged poor power supply: AEDC seeks out-of-court settlement in N200m suit

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, on Thursday, sought out-of-court settlement in a suit filed against it by Musa Abdullahi, a legal practitioner, over allegations bordering... Read more

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NCC urges consumers to protect telecom Infrastructure, Others

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has emphasised that telecommunications consumers in Nigeria have a major role to play in complementing efforts being put in place to... Read more

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Tags: Chief Gandeorun Orokaa, Abubakar Usman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Amina Shehu,

Buhari reassures non-interference in court matters

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Executive arm of government will continue to respect the judiciary within the boundaries laid out in the Constitution in order to... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, Malam Garba Shehu,

Court jails 23-year-old man for $475,000 fraud

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old man, Chinedu Omesu, to one year imprisonment for defrauding an Asian-American woman, Kim Soon, of $475,000. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Frederick Leo Ryan, Rotimi Oyedepo, Chinedu Omesu, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

FG targets April 2023 for National Census – NPC Chairman

THE Federal Government is targeting April 2023 for the conduct of National Population Census. The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Nasir Isa-Kwarra, made this known... Read more

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NDE disburses N3.9m loans to Ebonyi women, youths –Nuhu-Fikpo

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has empowered 39 beneficiaries of the Rural Empowerment Promotion (REP) Scheme, including women and youths in Ebonyi. The Director-General of NDE,... Read more

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FCTA allocates $4.5m to Fadama cares project

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has allocated 4.5 million dollars to its Fadama COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) project, for the... Read more

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NDE trains 100 youths on sustainable agriculture

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), in Jigawa, has commenced the training 100 youths, including women on sustainable agriculture. Malam Abubakar Jamo, the NDE state coordinator said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 616 times

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35% affirmative: Buhari backs judgment, congratulates Nigerian women

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his support for the Federal High Court Abuja judgment on the 35 per cent affirmative action.   The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline... Read more

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Police in Enugu holds CBT for recruits on April 20

THE Nigeria Police Command in Enugu State says the Computer-Based Test for recruits to the command will hold on April 20. The command’s Spokesman, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, quoted... Read more

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Outrage as Sultan, CAN, MBF, Reps lament killings

THE gale of killings in some parts of the country, especially Plateau, Kaduna and Benue states, in the last one week, has stirred anger in the... Read more

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Tags: Bello Kumo, Bitrus Pogu, Belusochukwu Enwere, Muhammadu Buhari, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar

Ex-pension director bags 6-year jail term, supreme court affirms

THE Supreme Court of Nigeria, on Wednesday, in Abuja, affirmed the six years imprisonment imposed on a former Federal Director of Pensions (FDP), Mr John Yakubu... Read more

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Coleman offers solution to incessant collapse of National grid

THE Coleman Cable and Wires, said it has the capacity to solve the problem of incessant collapse of the nation’s national grid with its investment in... Read more

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How bride-to-be, 28 others died in Sokoto boat accident

TWENTY-nine persons, among them a bride-to-be, have died in a boat mishap that occurred on Wednesday in Shagari River at Gidan Magana in Shagari LGA of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

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FEC approves N1.4bn for power sector

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the supply of more equipment for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost electricity supply ... Read more

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Nigeria needs me just as I need Nigeria, says Tinubu

FORMER Lagos State Governor, and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said Nigeria needs him just as he needs Nigeria, maintaining... Read more

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Supreme Court affirms 6-year jail term for ex-Federal Pension Director

THE Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the court of Appeal judgment, sentencing a former Federal Director of Pensions (FDP,)  Mr John Yusuf, to six years imprisonment... Read more

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Adamu, a right leader for APC–Kolo

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger, Alhaji Nna Kolo, has described Sen. Abdullahi Adamu as a politician who has good leadership qualities... Read more

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2022 Easter: FRSC deploys 1,439 personnel for patrol operations in Delta

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Delta Command, says it will deploy 1,439 personnel for the 2022 Easter patrol operations in the state to havea  hitch... Read more

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Nigeria to expand maritime territory without war, litigation – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s bid to expand its maritime territory, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS),  will be achieved without... Read more

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Ramadan/Easter: Buhari orders release of 40,000MT of grains

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the release of a total of 40,000 metric tonnes of assorted grains to Nigerians from the nation’s Strategic Grains Reserve (SGR). Minister... Read more

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Our bid for additional maritime territory will be conflict-free – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the optimism that Nigeria’s bid to expand its maritime territory under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea... Read more

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Niger Governor, others pay last respects to ‘Mama Sam’ in Minna

REMAINS of mother of founding chairman of LEADERSHIP Media Group, the late Mrs Eunice Ndanusa-Isaiah, was yesterday interred in Minna, the Niger State capital, amidst eulogies... Read more

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Tags: Abdulkadir Kure, Mahmud Abdullahi, Jonathan Vatsa, Sani Bello, Emmanuel Umar, David Mark, Abubakar Sani Bello, Eunice Ndanusa-Isaiah

More appointees resign in states over Electoral Act

AGALE of resignations is sweeping through states following governors’ directives to political appointees interested in vying for offices in next year’s general election to resign. The governors... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Minister Chris Ngige, Minister Rotimi Amaechi, Donald Ojogo, Rotimi Akeredolu, Mr. Olumbe Akinkugbe,

I contested governorship election 4 times – Atiku

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that he contested for the governorship position four different times before he finally won in 1999. The former Vice President... Read more

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Residents express relief as Maiduguri records first rainfall

RESIDENTS of Maiduguri on Tuesday celebrated the first rainfall of the year that reduced the high temperature being experienced in the city. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Baba, Messrs Joshua Musa, Tijjani Bello

Whitefly disease outbreak: FG trains 120 cassava farmers in 3 states

THE Federal Government has trained 120 cassava farmers in Ondo, Edo and Ekiti states on how best to combat whitefly disease ravaging cassava plants and reducing... Read more

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Sokoto lawmakers seek establishment of JSS in Shagari LGA

SOKOTO State House of Assembly has adopted a motion asking the state government to establish a Junior Secondary School (JSS) at Gangam town in Shagari Local... Read more

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FG reaffirms commitment to clean energy

THE Federal Government on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to developing clean energy in the power sector. The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, made this  known at... Read more

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Nasarawa Judicial commission establishes special courts for easy access to justice

THE Nasarawa State Chief Judge and Chairman Judicial Service Commission, Justice Aisha Aliyu, on Monday, signed a small claims court warrant to pave way for the... Read more

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NDE disburses N14.6m agric loans to youths in A’Ibom

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has disbursed N14.6 million agricultural loans to 136 youths in Akwa Ibom within the last five months.   Director-General of NDE, Malam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Esther Akpan, Muhammadu Buhari, Promise Eka, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Edem Duke

Grid collapse: TCN to host communities, join fight against vandalism

THE Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has appealed to host communities to assist in the fight against vandalism of the nation’s  collective power assets, by reporting... Read more

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2023 presidency: Tinubu ‘disowns’ Osinbajo

NATIONAL leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and presidential hopeful, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has publicly disowned his political godson, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, saying... Read more

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How man allegedly defiled friend’s 2 underage daughters – Police officer

A police officer, Sgt. Aikore Odion, on Monday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a man, Louis Ikechukwu, allegedly defiled two underage... Read more

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Alleged N400m fraud: EFCC to re-arraign Olisa Metuh May 30

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will, on May 30, re-arraign former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on allegations... Read more

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Tinubu meets APC governors after Osinbajo’s declaration

ASIWAJU Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, met with governors elected on the platform of the party on Monday morning. The meeting, which... Read more

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Association stresses need to assist orphans, others

THE Muslim Sisters Association, Abuja Chapter, appealed to wealthy individuals on Sunday in Abuja not to grow weary in assisting orphans and other less-privileged in the... Read more

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Apply moral, legal procedures in justice dispensation, CJ tells lawyers, judges

THE Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, has called on lawyers and judges in Nigeria to apply moral and legal procedures in their dispensation... Read more

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Restructuring: Panacea for Nigeria's governance challenges - Chief Anyaoku

By Paul Ejime ELECTIONS and their outcomes are triggers and drivers of political violence, conflicts and instability in Nigeria. But the level of uncertainty has heightened with every... Read more

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Tags: Chief Emeka Anyaoku, ECOWAS, UN, Abdulsalami Abubakar, Muhammadu Saad Abubakar III, APC, PDP, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari

ICPC arraigns Impersonator of ex-primate of Anglican Communion, others over N30.4m Fraud

THE  Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned a 40-year-old, Jehu Kwasu, the impersonator of the former Primate of Anglican Communion, Most... Read more

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Tags: Hon. Justice C. O. Oba, ICPC, Etubi Idris Aliyu, Abdulrahman Yusuf Muazu,

Vandalism at Odukpani transmission tower responsible for grid collapse – FG

THE Federal Government declared on Saturday that vandalism of transmission towers at Odukpani, Ikot Ekpene 330 Kilovolt double circuit line was responsible for Friday’s collapse of... Read more

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Atiku ready to withdraw his presidential bid if PDP zones it to South East

ATIKU Abubakar, former vice-president, has said that if the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  zones its presidential ticket to the South-East, he would withdraw his interest for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 249 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Babangida Aliyu, Namadi Sambo, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri

National Grid: Minister pledges normalcy soon

THE process of restoring power supply is ongoing following the national grid collapse at 6.30 p. m. on Friday, says the Federal Government.   The Minister of Power,... Read more

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Zoning: Atiku, Wike, Saraki, Tambuwal shift lobby to PDP NEC, BOT

FOLLOWING reports that the Governor Samuel Ortom Committee had recommended that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should not zone the presidency in 2023, the presidential gladiators... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Mohammed Hayatuden, Governor Samuel Ortom, Bukola Saraki, Governor Bala Mohammed

Court rules against policy of no refund by transporters

By Kennedy Nnamani A High Court sitting in Enugu State has ruled against the “no refund policy” used mostly by service providers to prevent refunding customers, clients... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Titus Odo, Tochukwu Odo, Justice C. O. Ajah, Patrick C. Chukwuma

Court backs FG on Nnamdi Kanu’s rendition to Nigeria

A Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday, exonerated the Federal Government on the allegation that leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu,... Read more

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Court strikes out 8 counts in charge against IPOB’s Kanu

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out 8 from the 15 counts contained in charge against detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra,

Court stops media coverage  of trial of Nnamdi Kanu, others

THE Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has released a new practice direction for the trial of terrorism cases before the Court. The... Read more

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FCTA restates commitment to prevention of disease outbreaks

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said on Thursday that it had mapped out measures to prevent disease outbreaks and improved residents well being. The Mandate Secretary,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

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ADC inaugurates LG executives in Adamawa

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC) has inaugurated 21 Local Government Executives to run the affairs of the party in Adamawa. Mr Sabiu Ibrahim, Chairman of ADC, Plateau... Read more

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Legislative institute trains lawmakers on good governance

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has trained members of legislature from three state houses of assembly on law making and promotion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Dr Shuaibu Danwanka, Dr Vladimir Kreck,

Ojerinde diverted N15m for radio license - ICPC witness tells court 

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, was Wednesday told how the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, allegedly... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuata, retired Air Commodore Najeem Sanusi, ICPC, Olubunmi Olugasa, Peter Oyewole, Ibrahim Ishiyaku, Olumide Ojeriende, Mr. Jimoh Olabisi

3 Unijos students win German postgraduate scholarship

THREE Students of the Department of Theatre and Film Arts, University of Jos, have won fully sponsored Postgraduate Exchange Programme for Masters degrees in Film Culture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Jemima Choji, Hamza Abubakar, Ali DankwatUniversity of Jos, Abdullahi Abdullahi, Nigerian Film Institute (NFI), Prof. Sati Fwanshak, Prof. Tanko Ishaya,

Zamfara traditional rulers get 260 Cadillac cars from government

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara flagged off the distribution of 260 vehicles to traditional rulers in the state on Wednesday in Gusau. The flag-off was performed by... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Bello Matawalle, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmed,

Senate passes Copyright Bill to boost creative industry

THE Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, April 6, passed the Bill for an Act to repeal the Copyright Act, Cap C28 LFN, 2004 and enact the Copyright... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawal, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, Mukhail A. Abiru, Yahaya Abubakar Abdullahi,

Agency donates 31 emergency sim cards to Kaduna LGAs

THE Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), on Wednesday donated 31  Subscriber Identity Module Card (Sim Cards) to all the 23 Local Government Areas in the... Read more

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Tags: Mr Abubakar Buba, Mr Muhammed Mukaddas,

Man, 42, charged with illegal deal in 700g Hemp

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Wednesday, said it had arrested a 42-year old man, Musibau Taiwo, over alleged drug trafficking. The anti-drug agency said... Read more

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Tags: NDLEA, Justice Ayokunke Faji,

AMAC Chairman tasks councillors-elect on demands of office

THE Outgoing Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Abdullahi Candido, has called on the councillors-elect to brace up for the work ahead and make... Read more

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2023: I’m Yet To Declare Governorship Ambition – Malami

ATTORNEY-GENERAL of the federation and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has denied declaring his interest to contest any elective position in the 2023 general election. Through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami,

Buhari signs Executive Order 11 on assets maintenance

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed into law the Executive Order 11 on national public buildings maintenance. The signing of the document preceded the weekly virtual Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 98 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Mohammed Bello, Hadi Sirika, Abubakar Malami, Isa Pantami, FEC, Folashade Yemi-Esan,

Sterling Bank Grows Net Profit By 20% In 2021

STERLING Bank Plc has reported a profit after tax (PAT) of N13.515 billion for the year ended December 31, 2021, representing, a growth by 20.2 per... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman,

2023 presidential ticket: PDP to jettison zoning

THERE were indications that the Peoples Democratic Party’s 37-man panel on zoning has opted to throw the presidential ticket for the 2023 race open. The implication is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 206 times

Tags: PDP, Governor Udom Emmanuel, Governor Nyesom Wike, Atiku Abubakar, ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Governor Bala Mohammed

Nigerian women laud Yahaya Bello for appointing 1st female Campaign DG

THE Nigerian Women Arise for Nigeria, on Tuesday, commended Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi for appointing Hafsat Abiola as the Director-General, DG, of the Yahaya Bello... Read more

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Court restrains IGP, prophet from harassing Pastor Ighosotu

A Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Inyang Ekwo, has barred the inspector general of police and the commissioner of police, Delta State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Federal High Court, IGP, Mike Ozekhome, Pastor Johnmark Ighosotu, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin,

Man, 24, bags 9-month jail term for $1085 cyber crime

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a 24 year-old man, Boluwatife Kehinde, to nine months imprisonment over US$1085 internet fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Boluwatife Kehinde, Justice Uche Agomoh, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr A.G. Babalola

Nigeria’s renewable energy sector growing rapidly – Minister

THE Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, says the country’s renewable energy and energy efficiency sector has continued to grow rapidly thereby heightening the need for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Associations – Alliance ( REEEA-A), Mr Abubakar Ali-Dapshima, NESP, Mr Duke Benjamin,

2023: PDP zoning committee decides today as aspirants, stakeholders strategise

THE 37-member zoning committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is expected to announce its resolution on the zoning arrangement of the party for the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Bature Umar, Dino Melaye, Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe

The NASS cannot amend the constitution through the back door (part 3)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN INTRODUCTION We conclude our discourse on Section 84(12) today. THE SUPREMACY OF THE CONSTITUTION I commend the judgment of Justice Evelyn Anyadike landmark, for protecting the... Read more

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Ebonyi Govt. pardons 31 under-aged detained over communal conflict

By Chukwuemeka Opara, THE Ebonyi Government says it has pardoned and will release 31 under-aged detainees at the correctional service remand home, over their involvement in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Ebonyi Government, Ezza/ Ezza-Effium conflict, Gov. David Umahi, Justice Paul Awada, Dr Kelechi Igwe,

Federal Poly Bida appoints new officer, gets Governing Council

THE authority of Federal Polytechnic, Bida, has called on the just appointed Deputy Rector (Administration) of the institution, Dr Henry Koce, to use his wealth of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi,Dr Henry Koce, Mr Innocent Chima

Presidency: Zoning will not be against Atiku – Committee

THE Technical Committee, Atiku Abubakar Presidential Project, has expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) zoning arrangement would not be against the presidential ambition of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: , Atiku Abubakar, Raymond Dokpesi, PDP, Sen. Dino Melaiye,

ICPC secures conviction of two civil servants

A Kano State High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Dije Aboki, has convicted and sentenced two civil servants Helen Odey to three and half years,... Read more

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Tags: ICPC, Zainab Musa, Justice Dije Aboki, Helen Odey

2023: Katsina youths drum support for Rep. Kusada

 A coalition of youth groups,  under the ages of “Join us to ask Garkuwa to continue” in Katsina State, have called on Rep. Abubakar Yahaya-Kusada to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Rep. Abubakar Yahaya-Kusada, Mr Anuwal Adamu, Alhaji Bature Yashe,

2023: Group asks Southern states to make A’Ibom Gov consensus candidate

A political pressure group named Inter-Party Presidential Consensus Forum, IPCF, has called on the 17 southern states to adopt Akwa-Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, as consensus... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Danladi, Udom Emmanuel, Olaniyi Adegbite

NIN-SIM linkage: Federal Govt directs Telcos to bar calls from defaulters

THE  Federal Government has directed telecommunications companies to bar outgoing calls on unlinked mobile lines following the expiration of the extension for the integration of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta, Muhammadu Buhari, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Kayode Olagoke, Ikechukwu Adinde

Obey ECOWAS judgment, end prosecutions for ‘insulting public officials’, SERAP tells Buhari

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “enforce the judgment by the ECOWAS Court of Justice compelling your government to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Justice Gberi-De Quattara, Kolawole Oluwadare, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari

ECOWAS Court dismisses case filed by 6 Nigerians challenging Bill on hate speech before National Assembly

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed a case lodged by six Nigerians alleging that a Bill on hate speech pending before the country’s National Assembly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Justices Keikura Bangura, Januária T. S. Moreira Costa, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, ECOWAS

Ramadan: Muslims to start Fasting Saturday in Nigeria, Sultan declares

ALHAJI Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has declared Saturday as the first day of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

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Abuja High Court restrains FCT Minister from ejecting patients at Garki Hospital

AN Abuja High Court has restrained the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello and the FCTA Administration from ejecting patients at the Garki Hospital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: High Court, Garki hospital, Bola Olotu, Muhammad Bello, Justice Charles Agbaza, Adamu Onu,

Buhari approves reconstitution of Board of NDE

PRESIDENT Muhammaadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) with Mr Festus Keyamo as Chairman. Keyamo is also the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: President Muhammaadu Buhari, Mr Rasaq Bello-Osagie, Mrs Olubunmi Osuntuyi, Mr Collins Umukoro, Mr Festus Keyamo, Mr Andrew Egunoma, Malam Abubakar Fikpo,

How my father impregnated me, aborted pregnancy – Survivor

A 20-year-old girl (name withheld) on Thursday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how her biological father, Akin Isaac, alledgedly impregnated her and aborted the pregnancy. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Mr Y. A. Alebiosu, Mrs. Modupe Aladelusi, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo

Witness links ex- Director Taiga in alleged $9.6bn P&ID scam

UMAR Babangida, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s prosecution witness (PW1), on Thursday, linked former Director of Legal, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Grace Taiga’s link... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Umar Babangida, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Dr Rilwan Lukman

Court remands man for alleged theft attempt, causing hurt

AN Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a 19-year-old man, Murtala Abubakar, be remanded in a Correctional Centre for allegedly attempting to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Murtala Abubakar, Sani Umar

PDP primaries: Wike supporters set up offices

FOLLOWING the declaration by the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to run for the presidency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a pressure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nyesom Wike, Adams Abonu, Atiku Abubakar

Politics of rotation in Nigeria, way forward

By Donald Ugwu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) FOR a long time now the polity has been awash with the annual rehash of agitations for political inclusion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

ECOWAS Court orders Republic of Togo to pay former Prime Minister nominal 1CFA reparation for violation of his rights

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Republic of Togo to pay a symbolic 1 ( One CFA) as nominal reparation to a former Prime... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Justice Januaria Tavares Silva Moreira Costa, ECOWAS, Gabriel Messan Agbeyome Kodjo

Boat accident: 13 bodies recovered as SEMA takes over operation

NIGER State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has directed the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, to immediately commence a search and rescue operation of the remaining victims... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mary Noel-Berje, Abubakar Sani Bello, Michael Madaki

How 17-year-old was arrested for removing boy’s eye for charm

A 17-year-old Isah Hassan, popularly known as Shahidai, has been arrested for removing one eye of a 12-year-old Mustapha Yunusa of Dan Tsinke area of Tarauni... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Sayyada Furera Abubakar, Isah Hassan, Mustapha Yunusa

NRM seeks national prayer, repentance for Nigeria’s progress

 A political party, National Rescue Movement (NRM), on Wednesday sought National prayers from Nigerians and repentance from God for a progressive Nigeria.   According to the National Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National Rescue Movement (NRM), Abubakar Jikamshi

Masari tells teachers to teach in mother tongue

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has tasked teachers in various institutions in the state to teach pupils in mother tongue. Masari gave the charge during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Musa-Danladi Abubakar, Gov. Aminu Masari,

FG approves lie detector equipment, night vision goggles for NDLEA

THE Federal Government has approved the procurement of lie detectors and digital night vision goggles for the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA to enhance their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NDLEA, FEC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami,

Court jails man 3 months for stealing mosque generator

A Sharia Court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna State on Wednesday sentenced one Hussaini Ismail to three months in correctional facility for stealing a generator belonging to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Hussaini Ismail, Bashir Abdulaziz, Insp. Sambo Maigari, Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta, Hussaini Ismail

Ministry, TETFUND inaugurate N1.6bn project in NSUK

THE Federal Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, on Wednesday inaugurated projects worth N1.6 billion at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, NSUK. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Emmanuel Akabe, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, TETFUND

Oyo High Court begins Easter recess April 14, says CJ

THE Oyo State High Court is to embark on Easter recess from April 14 to April 21, the State Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Munta Abimbola, has... Read more

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Nigeria adopting a phase-down approach to energy transition – NUPRC boss

MR. Gbenga Komolafe, the Chief Executive, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, NUPRC, says Nigeria is adopting a phase-down approach to transiting to cleaner sources of energy. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Justice Derefaka, Bashir Indabawa, Gbenga Komolafe, NUPRC

Butcher bags 3 months jail term for stealing goat in Kaduna

A Shari’a Court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna on Wednesday sentenced one Haruna Sule, a butcher, to three months in correctional facility for stealing a goat worth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Insp. Sambo Maigari, Haruna Sule, Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta

Court orders driver, 2 others to sweep court premises for stealing

A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 34-year-old driver, Abubakar Abdullahi and two others to three weeks community service for stealing 51... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Umar Dodo, Salisu Dani, Abubakar Abdullahi, Abubakar Abdulmalik

Sir Ahmadu Bello Foundation condemns attack on Abuja- Kaduna train

THE Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation has condemned the terror attack on a  Kaduna-bound passenger train on Monday. The Managing Director of the Foundation, Alhaji Abubakar Gambo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation, Alhaji Abubakar Gambo,

Why all states should have appeal court division – Justice Oniyangi

A retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mudashiru Oniyangi, has called for the establishment of divisions of the appellate court in all states of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

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Convention: APC has disappointed naysayers – Lawan

SENATE President Ahmad Lawan has said the success recorded by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, during its National Convention over the weekend, was a huge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Abubakar Kyari, Ahmad Lawan

Bar week: Akwa Ibom committed to effective administration of justice – Gov Emmanuel

THE Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has pledged to continue to uphold the rule of law and effective administration of justice for the benefit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Willington Bassey, Justice Ekaette Obot, Udom Emmanuel, Uko Udom

ACCI commiserates with FG, victims of train attack

The President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar, has lamented the human loss and injuries recorded on Monday night following the attack... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar,

FG inaugurates committee to reposition ARCN, strengthen coordination of research

The Federal Government has inaugurated  a committee for the implementation of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Amendment act  2021, for impactful research in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

FCC seeks even distribution of social amenities across Nigeria

THE Federal Character Commission, FCC, on Tuesday called on state governors to ensure even distribution of social amenities to Nigerians, saying it would go a long... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Emmanuel Ogunmefun, Boss Mustapha, Abubakar Bello, Muheeba Dankaka, Federal Character Commission

21-year-old bags 6-month jail term for $2,300 internet fraud

A Federal High Court in Ibadan has sentenced a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Faisol Kareem, to six months imprisonment for $2,300 internet fraud. In her judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Oluwatoyin Oladunni, Faisol Kareem, Justice Uche Agomoh

FRSC, JTB collaborate to tackle challenges of vehicle data collation

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, is partnering the Joint Tax Board, JTB, to address challenges in vehicle data collation.   The collaboration will also tackle issues affecting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar, Muhammed Nami, Boboye Oyeyemi, Hyginus Fuomsuk

Widow drags co-wife to court over inheritance

A 50-year-old widow, Sahura Sulaiman, on Tuesday dragged her co-wife, Umma Sulaiman, to a Shari’a Court sitting at Rigasa Kaduna, over her share of what their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta, Sahura Sulaiman, Umma Sulaiman

Stabilising Nigeria’s electricity grid with CBN’s N103bn intervention

NIGERIA'S electricity supply has in the last few weeks gone through a turbulent time with the national grid collapsing twice in barely 36 hours. This coupled with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nnaemeka Eweluka, Abubakar Aliyu, TCN, Edward Eje

After APC convention: Confusion as Adamu, Kyari hold two elective positions

THERE is confusion in the polity as two ranking lawmakers; Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa West) and Senator Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno North) are occupying two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, Debo Ologunagba, Dayo Akinlaja, Femi Falana, Professor Paul Ananaba, Mai Mala Buni, Abdullahi Adamu, Abubakar Kyari

N6.5bn fraud: Judge reviews Mompha’s bail terms

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja on Monday varied the terms of the bail she earlier granted social media celebrity,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Olayinka Jimoh, EFCC, Ismailia Mustapha, JUSTICE Mojisola Dada

CAMA: Court to hear CAN suit June 20

FEDERAL High Court, Abuja, has fixed June 20, 2022 for hearing in a suit filed by the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, against the Corporate Affairs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Jibrin Okutepa, Joe Kyari Gadzama, Justice Inyang Ekwo

NBA seeks end to ASUU’s industrial action

THE Nigeria Bar Association, NBA has urged the Federal Government to do everything possible to end the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Olumide Akpata, Prof. Damilola Olawuyi, Prof Isa Hayatu Ciroma, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Justice, Abubakar Malami, Chief Emeka Ngige,

Court orders transfer of Abba Kyari to Kuje correctional centre

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered the transfer of suspended DCP Abba Kyari to Kuje Correction Centre.   Justice Emeka Nwite gave the order after Kyari’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: NDLEA, Insp. John Nuhu, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Umeibe, Emeka Ezenwanne, DCP Abba Kyari

Court acquits ex-minister over money laundering allegation

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, discharged and acquitted a former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, SAN, of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Alleged kidnapping: Judge fumes as Evans, co-defendant’s absence stall trial

THE absence of the convicted  kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his co-defendant, Joseph Emeka,  on Monday stalled their trial over alleged kidnapping before an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Ngozi Chijioke, Frank Udeme, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, Joseph Emeka

Alleged kidnapping: Judge fumes as Evans, co-defendant’s absence stall trial

THE absence of the convicted  kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans and his co-defendant, Joseph Emeka,  on Monday stalled their trial over alleged kidnapping before an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Evans, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo,

Insecurity: Former Bauchi gov. urges support for military

A former Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar has urged Nigerians to continue to support the military in its quest to address the security challenge in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Lucky Irabor, Adams Otakwu, Pauline Tallen, Mohammed Abubakar

Section 84(12) controversy: Court joins APM in PDP suit against NASS, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered Allied Peoples Movement, APM, to be joined in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s suit against National Assembly, NASS, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Yusuf Mamman Dantalle, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Gombe state takes historic strides towards Universal Health Coverage

AMIDST efforts of health reforms, the Gombe State House of Assembly on Monday pledged commitment towards realisation of the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in the state. Hon.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Dr Francis Ukwuije, Abubakar Luggerewo, Inuwa Yahaya

Court orders Medical doctor to defend himself in adultery charge

A High Court Judge, Justice Ishaku Kunda on Monday ordered a medical Doctor to defend himself in the alleged adultery charge before an Upper Area Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Justice Ishaku Kunda, Dr Machael Owoicho-Odeh, Mr Maduabuchi Orji, Mr Joseph Danboyi, Mrs Alex Muleng, Michael Owoicho Odeh

Bandits raid Niger communities, abduct Catholic priest, 44 others

THE Catholic Parish priest of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Sarkin Pawa, the Headquarters of Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Very Rev Father Leo Raphael... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Shehu Abubakar, James Jagaba, Very Rev Father Leo Raphael Ozigi

Court denies Kyari, others Bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant bail application filed by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. The presiding judge Justice Emeka... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Justice Emeka Nwite

Federal High Court begins Easter vacation, April 8

THE Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho, says the 2022 Easter vacation of the court will begin on April 8. Tsoho... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Mrs Catherine Christopher, Justice John Tsoho,

NNL: Saraki carpets EFCC in Ilorin

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC on Saturday defeated EFCC Football Club of Abuja 1-0 in a Nigeria National League (NNL). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Ibrahim Muhammed, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Ilorin FC, EFCC Football Club,

Army charges personnel on best global detention practices

THE Provost Marshal (Army),  Maj.-Gen. Aiyenigba Olumuyiwa, has charged Military Police Personnel to sustain best global detention practices in administering detainees in their custody. Olumuyiwa gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Aiyenigba Olumuyiwa, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Abubakar

Supreme court backs INEC, upholds de-registration of 22 political parties

THE Supreme Court has upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were among the 74 de-registered in 2020... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Justice Ejembi Eko,

We Can’t Act On Umahi, Others’ Sack Now – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended action on the court judgment sacking Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, his deputy, Eric Igwe and 16 members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Governor David Umahi, PDP

Buhari receives Nasarawa delegation on`Thank-You-Visit’

GOV. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa on Friday, led a delegation on a `thank-you-visit’ to President Muhammadu Buhari who inaugurated some developmental projects at  his official engagements... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Dr Ahmed Lawan, Muhammad Saad Abubakar

Court dismisses 36 governors’ $418m Paris Club debt suit against FG

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the  418 million dollars Paris Club debt suit filed by the 36 state governments against the Federal Government.   Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Court orders publication of committal papers against AMCON boss over NICON assets

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted Jimoh Ibrahim enrollment of order for publication of forms 48 and 49 and service of all other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: AMCON, Ahmed Lawal Kiru, Eberechukwu Uneze, Jimoh Ibrahim, Justice Okon Abang,

2023: Court judgment has boosted Umahi’s presidential chances – Orji

THE chances of Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi to emerge the Nigerian president in 2023 may have been enhanced by the recent judgment of the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Uchenna Orji, Dave Umahi

$1bn power investment: Federal Govt, developers seek resolution for 1GW solar energy

THE federal government has met with solar power developers to discuss the framework for the resolution of the impasse on the 1-Gigawatt Solar Power Plants worth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Zainab Ahmed, Ahmad Zakari, Abubakar Aliyu, Zainab Ahmed

CBN to finance 600,000 hectares farm

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele has said that, the apex bank will finance the cultivation of 600,000 hectares in the 2022 wet... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Bello Abubakar Annoor, Godwin Emefiele, Philip Yila Yusuf

Zamfara legislature directs govt to return N742m contributory fund to workers

THE Zamfara House of Assembly has directed the state Head of Civil Service to return N742,267,914.05 repatriated from the Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs) to both serving... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Alhaji Sufiyanu Bashir Yuguda, Abubakar Sarkin Fawa Dambo, Alhaji Muazu Nasiru Magarya, Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Gayari,

Police seize 1000 sachets of Tramadol concealed in TV in Yola

THE Police in Adamawa have confirmed the arrest of two suspects in connection with 1,000 sachets of Tramadol concealed in a Television and Sound speakers in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NDLEA, Mohammed Barde, ASP Sulaiman Nguroje, Kabiru Muhammed, Musa Abubakar

Video: Peter Obi Declares To Run For President In 2023

FORMER Anambra State Governor Peter Obi on Thursday declared his intention to run for President in 2023. He made the declaration in Awka at a gathering of traditional... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar,

Customs generates N10.1bn in Kano, Jigawa in 3 months – Controller

NIGERIA Customs Service, NCS, Kano/Jigawa Command, says it generated over N10.1 billion revenue between January and March. The Area Controller of NCS, Mr Muhammad Abubakar-Umar, made the... Read more

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Leadership crisis: Court stops Kabir Ibrahim from parading himself as AFAN president

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained Mr Kabiru Ibrahim from parading himself as president of the All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria, AFAN.   Justice Taiwo Taiwo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Tobias Iwu, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, Kabiru Ibrahim

Bagudu lauds Centre for empowering 500 women, youths in Kebbi

GOV. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has commended the Aisha Abubakar Malami Centre for Women Development, AAMCWD, for empowering 500 women and youths with N25 million. Bagudu, represented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Hajiya Aisha Gurabi, Alhaji Abubakar Chika-Ladan, Atiku Bagudu

Customs seizes 3,700 pieces of donkey skin in Kano

The Kano/ Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had seized a truckload with 3,700 pieces of donkey skin. The command’s Controller, Mr Muhammad... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Muhammad Abubakar-Umar,

Court fixes Abba Kyari’s extradition suit for April 27

JUSTICE Nyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has adjourned to April 27, 2022 for definite hearing in the case filed by the attorney... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Abubakar Malami, JUSTICE Nyang Ekwo

What Peter Obi said about his presidential ambition

By Kennedy Nnamani PETER Obi, the ex-governor of Anambra State has tactically announced his presidential ambitions for the 2023 general elections. This, he disclosed yesterday in Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Prof. Akin Onigbinde, Dakuku Peterside, Ahmed Muhammed Makarfi, Gbenga Daniel, Gabriel Akinadewo, Atiku Abubakar, PETER Obi

Electoral Act: Reps condemn judgement, warn Malami not to deny national right of appeal

HOUSE of Representatives, Wednesday, vehemently condemned the judgement of a federal high court in Umuahia, Abia State which ordered the deletion of section 84(12) of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: high court, Abubarkar Malami, NJC,

Red Cross, police partner to tackle violence against health workers

Nigerian Red Cross Society and Nigerian Police Force have agreed to partner to tackle violence against health workers and facilities to ensure safe health care delivery. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nigerian Red Cross Society, Abubakar Lawal,

Man to die by hanging for raping, killing landlady

AN Ado-Ekiti High Court, on Wednesday, sentenced one Tunmise Abraham to death by hanging for raping and killing his landlady, Bukola Olanrewaju. Abraham was found guilty of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Bukola Olanrewaju, Justice Monisola Abodunde, Mr Julius Ajibare

My team recovered 821 pirated books from defendant’s house – Witness tells court

 MR Babatunde Oladapo, a law  enforcement officer with the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) told a Federal High Court in Ibadan that he recovered 821 fake textbooks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Adeola Olatayo, Mr Babatunde Oladapo, Justice Uche Agomoh

NYSC enrolls 3,700 members serving in Borno into NHIS

The National Youths Service Corps, NYSC has enrolled 3,700 youth corps members serving in Borno into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Coordinator of the scheme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Nura Umar, Justice Adamu Zandai-Musa. National Youths Service Corps, NHIS

Court to hear ex-Army Chief’s suit against EFCC June 8

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed June 8 for definite hearing of the suit filed by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Inyang  Ekwo, Ms Habiba Chime, Mr Mohammed Buba, Mr Efut Okoi, Nigerian Army, EFCC, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,Brig. Gen. R. I. Odi

NDLEA seizes 374.397kg of Cannabis in Kano State

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano State, says it has intercepted 374.397 kilogrammes of Cannabis Sativa and arrested 131suspected drug peddlers between January... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abubakar Idris-Ahmad,

Carpenter docked for allegedly cheating customer of N160, 000

A 47-year-old carpenter, David John, has appeared in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly cheating a customer of N160, 000. The Prosecution Counsel, John... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), Muhammad Adamu,

Aviation, Works Ministries, others make presentations as Buhari presides over FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with the Ministries of Aviation, Works and Housing, Agriculture and Foreign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Dr Zainab Ahmed, Lai Mohammed, Abubakar Malami, Hadi Sirika, Geoffrey Onyeama, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk,

Non-service of court papers stalls Kyari’s extradition suit

 HEARING in the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) at a Federal High Court, Abuja, against suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice John Tsoho, Pius Akutah National Drug Law Enforcement Agency,

Mechanic docked for allegedly cheating businessman

A 42-year-old mechanic, Uche Orji , was on Wednesday docked in a Kubwa Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly cheating a businessman of N450, 000.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), Muhammad Adamu,

KGIRS seals 2 Telecom firms over N360m tax evasion

THE Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, KGIRS, on Tuesday sealed the network facilities of Globacom Nigeria Ltd., and Airtel Networks Ltd., for defaulting in remitting over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Saidu Okino, Alhaji Abubakar Obori

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC accuses Briton’s lawyer of delay tactics

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, accused Paul Erokoro, SAN, counsel to James Nolan, a director in Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Paul Erokoro, James Nolan

Zamfara 2023: Group buys guber forms for Gusau

AHEAD of the 2023 general election, a group of indigenes of Zamfara on Tuesday purchased the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship nomination and expression of interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Musa Bello, Malam Abubakar Gusau

Kebbi 2023: Will Malami run?

THE Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has not so far, spoken or indicated any loud, clear actions or signals that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami,

Senate to debate court ruling on Section 84 (12) of Electoral Act

THE Senate, will, on Wednesday, debate the ruling of a Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia, which nullified the controversial Section 84 (12) of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Anyadike, Ovie Omo-Agege, Chukwuka Utazi, Evelyn Anyadike, George Sekibo

APC National Organising Secretary: Coalition endorses Fakai as favourite candidate

THE Coalition of Northern All Progressives Congress, APC, Youth Stakeholders has endorsed Abubakar Fakai, as its favourite candidate for the party’s National Organising Secretary. This endorsement is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Abubakar Fakai, Adamu Kicinga

Sack of legislators: Police barricade C’ River Assembly gate

THE Police on Tuesday barricaded the entrance gate of the Cross River House of Assembly Complex in Calabar, following Monday’s court judgment that sacked 20 lawmakers in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,

ECOWAS Court holds regional integration session in Ghana

THE ECOWAS Community Court of Justice (CCJ) on Monday began its first External Court Session in Accra, Ghana, in a bid to foster regional integration. The Communications... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Asante

Buhari summons minister over erratic power supply

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, for a meeting at the Presidential Villa over the erratic power supply situation across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, Abubakar Aliyu

2023: Showunmi, Adediran join Ogun, Lagos gov races

A mammoth crowd of supporters, yesterday, stormed the Wadata House, National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as Segun Showunmi, spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Abdul-Azeez Adediran,

Buhari approves more security operatives, arms for Imo

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved a fresh range of solutions, including the deployment of more security personnel, arms and ammunition to douse the security situation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Hope Uzodinma, Abubakar Aliyu, Professor Doyin Salami, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Defection: Court sacks 2 Reps members, 18 Cross River lawmakers

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, sacked two federal lawmakers and 18 members of the Cross River State House of Assembly, following their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: PDP, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, APC, Federal High Court

Atiku condemns attack on Obiozor’s residence

FORMER Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has condemned the attack on the Imo State residence of the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, on Saturday. A statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Prof. George Obiozor,

NVMA donate tools to Bauchi vet. clinics

 The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Bauchi State Council, has donated clinical tools to clinics across the state, theChairman of the association in the state, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Dr Abubakar Tilde, Bauchi State Government,

Gov Buni commends UNWomen, Japan over humanitarian, gender support

THE Yobe State governor and chairman, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has commended the UNWomen and government of Japan for several humanitarian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Lansana Wonneh, Hajja Hauwa Bah Abubakar, Mai Mala Buni, Idi Barde Gubana

Correctional centre promotes made-in-Nigeria goods – Official

THE Nigerian Correctional Service says it is promoting made-in-Nigeria goods, produced by inmates in Lagos State to boost their income. Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun, the Service Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigerian Correctional Service, Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun,

Atiku to declare 2023 Presidential ambition Wednesday

ALL is now set for the official declaration of interest in the 2023 Presidential election by former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a letter of notification... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar,

Flood displaces 7 communities in Niger

NO fewer than seven communities have been submerged by flood in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger as a result of the ongoing construction of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Malam Aliyu Umaru, Abubakar Sani-Bello

Security: Zamfara Govt donates patrol vehicles to Niger Republic

THE Zamfara government has donated five new Hilux vehicles to the Government of Niger Republic for special security border patrol.   This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Bello Matawalle, Alhaji Abubakar Shu’aibou

NERC approves special pricing for contracting of gas for NDPHC -Minister

THE Federal Government  says  the Nigerian Electricity Requlatory Commission, NERC, has  approved a special gas pricing for emergency contracting of gas from the Nigerian Gas Marketing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu,

APC Crisis: Why Akpanudoedehe’s sack may fall through

ON Thursday, March 17, 2020, Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello’s tendency in the All Progressives Congress APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee announced the sack of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello, CECPC, John James Akpanudoedehe

FG releases emergency measures to ensure power supply is fully restored

THE federal ministry of power has released top emergency measures to ensure power supply is fully restored to Nigerians’ homes after an unfortunate national grid collapse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu

Alleged stealing of NIMASA’s N754m: Court to rule on virtual hearing application

JUSTICE Raliatu Adebiyi of an Ikeja High Court on Friday fixed May 6 to rule on an application for virtual testimony in the trial of Patrick... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Mr Collins Ogbonna, Mr Dozie Onyeke, Ezekiel Agaba, EFCC, NIMASA, Justice Raliatu Adebiyi, Aroward Nig. Ltd, Mr Charles Oboh,

Provide credible information to security agencies—Sultan urges Nigerians

THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, on Friday urged Nigerians to cooperate with security agencies in the fight against insecurity by providing them with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Alhaji Baba Tela, Bala Mohammed, Alhaji Abubakar El-Kanemi, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar III, Usman Dan Fodio University

Stylist to spend 6 months in correctional service for drug trafficking

A 33-year-old man, Julius Ovihion, who pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, has been convicted and sentenced by a Federal High Court sitting in  Lagos to six... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Okeh Ojakovo, Lucky Oghalifu, M.J Mamza, Julius Ovihion, Justice Yellin Bogoro

Anxiety as court decides on APC convention today

THERE is growing anxiety among top shots of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as an FCT High Court takes a decision today on an application, which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Yahaya Bello, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni, Shuaibu Aruwan

Court vacates order restraining APC convention

AN FCT High Court has issued an order vacating the restraining injunction against the March 26 convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Justice Bello Kawu on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Justice Bello Kawu

Bandits reportedly abduct 48 in Southern Kaduna community

NO fewer than 48 persons have been reportedly kidnapped in Agunu Dutse, Agunu ward of Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Kachia local government is in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Philip John, Abubakar Sule, Maurice Tanko,

Buni lauds Gov. Bello for managing APC

GOV. Mai Buni of Yobe and Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC Caretake and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has lauded Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Gov. Mai Buni, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Abubakar Bello

Akpanudoedehe absent as Buni, Sani Bello, CECPC members meet

THE Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday met with the Sani... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Gov. Sani Bello, All Progressives Congress

Adamawa 2023 Rep. Namdas declares guber ambition

REP. Abdurrazaq Namdas of the All Progressives Congress, APC has declared interest to contest for the governorship of Adamawa in 2023.   Namdas (APC-Jada/Ganye/Mayo-Belwa/Toungo) declared made the declaration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Rep. Abdurrazaq Namdas, Atiku Abubakar, Markus Gundiri, APC

Court orders INEC to return Stephen Ntukekpo-led Akwa Ibom APC EXCO

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to return Stephen  Ntukekpo as state chairman of Akwa Ibom chapter of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Uduakobong Udoh, Uko Obonodo Ini, INEC, APC, Augustine Ekanem, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,

Court sentences man to death for killing man with iron bar

AN Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a middle-aged man, Moses Haruna, to death by hanging for killing a man with a knife and an iron... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice Oyindamola Ogala, Mrs Abike Oluwasanmi, Moses Haruna,

NSCDC to investigate fire at Rivers exhibit yard – Official

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it has set up a high-powered panel to investigate Tuesday’s fire that destroyed the corps’ exhibit yard... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abubakar Audi, Olufemi Ayodele,

UN, Japan govt execute N77.2m projects in Yobe

Hauwa Abubakar, the Yobe Commissioner for Women Affairs, says UN Women and Japanese Government have executed projects worth N77.2 million in the state. Abubakar disclosed this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Hauwa Abubakar, UN Women, Japanese Government,

Buni disbands Bello’s convention sub-committees

THE chairman of  Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has disbanded the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Aminu Masari, Dapo Abiodun, Abdulrazaq AbdulRahman, Muhammadu Buhari, John Akpanudoedehe, Mai Mala Buni, Abubakar Sani Bello

Court fixes Friday to hear suit seeking to stop APC National Convention

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa fixer Friday to hear a suit seeking to stop the All Progressives Congress, APC National Convention.   The plaintiff in the matter,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: APC, Justice Bello Kawu, Shuaibu Aruwa SAN, Gov.  Mai Mala Buni , Enaharo-Ebah

Money laundering trial of ex-Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji stalled

THE money laundering trial of a former Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, was on Thursday stalled due to its non-appearance in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Godwin Obla, Justice Okechukwu Okeke, Justice Liman, Adewale Olatunji, Ekene Ihenacho, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Oyebode Atoyebi

Court fixes May 25 to hear alleged land seizure by FCT minister, FCDA

Justice Baba Sani of an FCT High Court, Apo, has fixed May 25 for hearing on alleged land seizure against the FCT Minister, Alhaji Muhammed Bello,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Messers Ahmed Musa, Rasheed Musa, John Godwin, C. Nwaji, Alhaji Muhammed Bello, Justice Baba Sani

Prof. Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, suspends revenue collection

PROF Chukwuma Soludo and Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim have been sworn in as governor and deputy governor Anambra, Southeast Nigeria. Soludo was sworn in by Justice Onochie Anyachebelu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 583 times

Tags: Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, Chief Willie Obiano, All Progressives Grand Alliance

APC CECPC passes a Vote of no Confidence on Akpankudohede

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has passed a Vote of no Confidence on its Secretary, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger, Sen. Ken Nnamani, Sen. Yusuf Abubakar, Prof. Tahir Mamman, Sen. Abba Ali, Mr David Lyon, Mr Akinremi Olaide, Mrs Stella Okotete, Mr Ismaeel Ahmed.

Federal govt blames national grid collapse on gas shortage, others

THE federal government has explained reasons why the national grid collapsed twice within a space of two days saying it has now been recovered. The minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 498 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu, Yemi Osinbajo

Gunmen kill 1 Army, 2 prison officers in Delta, Imo

SUSPECTED gunmen have shot dead the operations officer of 3 Battalion, Nigerian Army, Effurun, Delta State. This is even as six people died on the spot... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: DSP Bright Edafe, Ibrahim Abubakar

Mamora calls for concerted efforts to achieve Universal Health Coverage

 THE Minister of State for Health, Dr Adeleke Mamora, says all hands must be on deck to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the country. Mamora made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Dr Adeleke Mamora, Dr Morenike Alex-Okoh, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar,

Stakeholders call for effective legal instrument to prevent infectious diseases in Nigeria

STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called for effective legal instruments in Nigeria to protect citizens from infectious diseases. The stakeholders said this at a review meeting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Amira Abubakar, Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Dr Emmanuel Agogo

Embattled Abba Kyari marks 47th birthday in NDLEA custody

SUSPENDED Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, who is currently in custody of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, marks his 47th birthday today. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Justice Ekwo, Joseph Egbunike, Hushppupi, Raman Abass, Abba Kyari, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike

ICJ orders Russia to `immediately suspend’ military operations in Ukraine

RUSSIA must immediately suspend its military operations in Ukraine, the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Wednesday in The Hague. By a vote of 13... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ), Kirill Gevorgian, Xue Hanqin, António Guterres,

Lagos set to implement public complaints, anti-corruption laws

THE war against corruption is set to get a big push in Lagos State, with the appointment of a chairman for the Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Gbenga Omotoso, Justice Mojisola A. Olatoregun, Babajide Olusola Sa wo-Olu

Buni asserts self, dumps Bello’s Convention Sub-committees, removes CECPC members from Coordinating sub-c’ttee

IN his second major move to assert himself as National Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Yobe Governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: APC, CECPC, Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni

NUJ urges FG to assist terrorism, banditry-afflicted states

 THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently assist the most affected states by banditry and terrorism in the North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Shuaibu Leman, Walin Shadalafiya, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu, Nigeria Union of Journalists,

FG considers refusal of Buhari’s Electoral Act amendment by Senate

THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it was yet to take an official position on the Senate’s rejection of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for expunging Section 84... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Dr. Vladimir Kreck, Yiaga Africa, Samson Itodo,

KDSG mobilises stakeholders to enhance industrial, infrastructure development

THE Kaduna State Government, KDSG says it is mobilising the private sector, and other stakeholders to enhance industrial, innovation, and infrastructure development  in the state. Mr Bashir... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Bashir Ladan, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Mrs Umma Aboki, Dr Dahiru Sani, Hajiya Balaraba Aliyu-Inuwa, Ms Rukaiya El-Rufai, Ms Yomi Odutola, Dr Abubakar Abdullahi

Quarantine Bill: Strengthen healthcare delivery system at points of entry – Stakeholders tell FG

 STAKEHOLDERS in the health sector have called on the Federal Government to strengthen the country’s healthcare delivery system at the points of entry to maintain the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof. Uwakwe Abugu, Amira Abubakar, Dr Emmanuel Agogo, Dr. Aminu Magashi, Mrs Maimuna Abdullahi,

FEC approves bill to repeal CCB, CCT Act

 The Federal Executive Council(FEC) has approved a bill seeking the repeal of the Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) and  Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT) Act. Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council(FEC), Code of Conduct Tribunal(CCT), Abubakar Malami, Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB),

How `bishop’ drugged, defiled underage – social worker

A social worker, Rasheedat Sanusi, on Wednesday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a `bishop’, Felix Okon, allegedly  defiled his 16-year-old daughter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Justice Abiola Soladoye, A. C. Maduemezia, Peter Owolabani, Rasheedat Sanusi, Felix Okon

Umahi withdraws stay of execution motion

SACKED Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, on Wednesday, approached a Federal High Court (FHC). Abuja, to withdraw a stay of execution motion he filed due to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, PDP, James Onoja, Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume SAN, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Minister blames current power situation to shortage of gas

THE Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, has said that the current power situation in the country was caused mainly by shortage of gas. Abubakar briefed State House... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, NNPC, Agip, Shell, NERC, GENCOS, Niger-Delta Power Company,

Alleged N139m theft: Court issues bench warrant against company MD

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday issued a bench warrant against the Managing Director of Homeland and Overseas Ltd., Osita Ojeah, for failure to appear... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Osita Ojeah, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, EFCC

Atiku: Tinubu wanted to be my running mate but I said no

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has narrated how he turned down the offer made by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in 2007. Atiku, who served as the deputy of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Muhammadu Buhari, Babatunde Fashola, Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo

Bello assumes duty as new COREN registrar

A Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, ATBU, Bauchi, Adisa Bello, has assumed office as the new Registrar for the Council for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Prof. Joseph Odigure, Haruna Ojonugwa, Adisa Bello, ATBU

Combination of challenges caused nationwide blackouts – FG

A combination of challenges is responsible for the deplorable electricity supply situation nationwide, the Federal Government has said. The Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, however, said the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

APC crisis: Buni’s camp bounces back as activities for convention begin

THE camp of the embattled Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Shuaibu Aruwa, Justice Bello Kawu, Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Sani Bello, Adams Oshiomhole, Muhammadu Buhari, James John Akpanudoedehe, Mai Mala Buni

Agency sensitises informal sector on enrolment into health scheme –DG

The Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) has embarked on sensitisation of relevant stakeholders in the informal sector to buy into the scheme. The Director-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubakar Hassan,

FRSC records 128 road accidents in Zone 1 Command

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, recorded no fewer than 128 road traffic accidents in its Zone 1 Command between January and March. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Abubakar Tata,

Court orders BUA to pay 11 disengaged staff terminal benefits

THE National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered BUA Flour Mills, to pay terminal benefits to 11 of its disengaged personnel. Delivering judgment, Justice Ebeye Isele, ordered that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Rabiu Hamisu, Lawan Sanusi, Salisu Garba, Valentine Watsav, Yusuf Usman, Augustine Clement, Justice Ebeye Isele, Aliyu Kabara, Idris Isah, Abdullahi Mohammed, Mohammed Abdullahi, Ahmed Mohammed

Ill health: Court dismisses Nnamdi Kanu’s request for DSS DG to give oral evidence

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed a motion filed by leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, for the Director-General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Simon Enoch, Binta Nyako, Maxwell Opara, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

World Court to rule on emergency measures in Ukraine, Russia case

INTERNATIONAL Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday would rule on emergency measures sought by Ukraine in a case against Russia, including an order for Moscow to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ), President Vladimir Putin,

Police arrest 2 soldiers, 3 others for alleged robbery, culpable homicide

THE police in Borno have arrested five suspects, including two soldiers for alleged armed robbery and culpable homicide. Commissioner of Police in the state, Abdu Umar, told... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Umar Ibrahim, Abubakar Mohammed, Abdu Umar, Yusuf Usman, Mustapha Lawan

ICJ to rule on Russian invasion lawsuit

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to rule on a lawsuit challenging the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the first such verdict by an international... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: International Court of Justice (ICJ),

Abba Kyari and the tale of two criminal jurisdictions (part 2)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. When a fugitive criminal may not be surrendered INTRODUCTION Last week, we commenced our discourse on this festering matter. Our conclusion is that Abba Kyari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, Abubakar Malami, NDLEA,

Confusion in PDP over plot to stop Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal

CONFUSION broke out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caucus meeting on Monday night, forcing National Chairman Dr Iyorcha Ayu to abruptly reschedule proceedings till... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 347 times

Tags: Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Abubakar Baraje, Ndudi Elumelu, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Debo Ologunagba, Debo Ologunagba, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Anyim Pius Anyim, Peoples Democratic Party, Bukola Saraki, G

2023: PDP can’t afford to lose – Atiku

FORMER Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has called on the Board of Trustees members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to be united in working towards the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Raymond Dokpesi, ACN, PDP, Atiku Abubakar,

West Africa food economy to reach $480 bn by 2030- UN

THE UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Matthias Schmale, says the food economy in the West Africa and Sahel sub-region is projected to reach 480... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Matthias Schmale, Dr Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, ECOWAS, Fred Kafeero,

Quarantine Service partners NVMA on safety of animal products

THE Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS says it will work with the newly elected president and executives of Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) to ensure healthier... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Dr Vincent Isegbe, Dr Samuel Adeyemi, Dr Bala Muhammed, Aishatu Abubakar-Baju,

Church sues Umahi, demands N5bn damages for hospital takeover

THE Presbyterian Church of Nigerian has dragged Ebonyi Governor David Umahi to court for taking over its hospital. Also joined in the suit are Ebobi Attorney General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Ken Eze,

NYSC Trust Fund to lift Nigerians out of poverty – DG

 THE, NYSC, says the proposed trust fund would help actualise President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s vision to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty. NYSC’s Director-General, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: NYSC, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Judge threatens to throw out Abba Kyari’s fundamental rights suit

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, threatened to strike out a fundamental enforcement rights suit filed by suspended DCP Abba Kyari against National Drug Law... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: NDLEA, Cynthia Ikena, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Rtd AIG Mbu prays court to invalidate his compulsory retirement

RETIRED AIG Mbu Joseph Mbu on Tuesday prayed the National Industrial Court to invalidate his compulsory retirement amongst other reliefs. When the matter slated for hearing came... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, Tawo E. Tawo, Mbu Joseph Mbu

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

Court jails 6 for cybercrimes in Kwara

SIX persons were on Monday convicted by a Federal High Court in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital for cybercrimes and impersonation.  The convicts, Adeshina Wasiu, Hammed Akorede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Innocent Mbachie, Aliyu Adebayo, Rasheedat Alao, Justice Muhammed Sani, Adeshina Wasiu, Hammed Akorede, Komolafe Shina David, Fatimehin Kayode, Adetoye Damilare Timilehin, Adebayo Ridwan Abiola

Energy crisis: Nigeria to lose N1.2bn daily over Agip oil export cut

NIGERIA'S energy crisis on Monday took a multiple dimension as Agip announced a halt in oil export at its 25,000 barrels per day (bpd) Brass export terminal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Abubakar D. Aliyu, Mahmud Sani, Noel Ikonikumo, Idris Musa, Abubakar D. Aliyu

Biafra referendum: Again, court adjourns suit till May 20

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned till May 20, 2022 hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG seeking a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Barrister Victor Onwaremadu, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, Barrister Sufiyanu Gambo Idris, Justice Inyang Ekwo

APC chairmanship: Sheriff, Yuguda’s supporters backing Akume – campaign group

A national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, George Akume, has received support from party chieftains... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Terver Aginde, Adamu Abubakar, Sadiq Fakai, George Akume, Ray Morphy

Umahi’s response to Federal High Court judgement, a disregard to rule

THE very recent decision by the Federal High Court sitting at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja delivered on March 8, 2022 by Justice Inyang Ekwo, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice Inyang Ekwo, David Umahi

Nigerian farmers produced 20m tonnes of maize in 2021 – Association

MAIZE Farmers Association of Nigeria, on Monday in Katsina, said that Nigerian farmers produced no fewer than 20 million tonnes of maize in 2021. The association’s National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

Akume will emerge APC National Chairman: Group

THE George Akume Campaign Organisation says it is almost certain that Sen.George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties, will emerge as the National Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen.George Akume, Mr Adamu Abubakar, Chief Ray Morphy, Mr Terver Aginde, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

Mixed reactions trail sack of Gov. Umahi, deputy for party defection

By Anthony Isibor. THE recent sack of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and his deputy, Eric Igwe, by the Federal High Court Abuja, presided by over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, Governor Dave Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

Buhari inaugurates 80 housing units in Kaduna

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated 80 housing units in Kaduna, constructed by his administration through the National Housing Programme. The President, who was represented by Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Babatunde Fashola, Dr Muhammad Abubakar, Emmanuel Hangeior,

Court adjourns Marafa’s suit challenging Matawalle’s congresses in Zamfara

JUSTICE Bello Kucheri of a Zamfara High Court has adjourned until May 18, a suit filed by Sen. Kabiru Marafa against the All Progressives Congress (APC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: APC, Gov Mai-Mala Buni, Justice Bello Kucheri,

Court asked to bar security agencies from accessing NIN details

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to restrain security agencies from accessing people’s personal details via NIN-SIM linkage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, President Buhari

Court fixes March 28 for ruling in Abba kyari, others’ bail plea

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a bail application filed by suspended DCP Abba Kyari and others.   Justice Emeka Nwite... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Emeka Nwite, Chibunna Patrick Umeibe, Emeka Alphonsus Ezenwanne, Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu.

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court

RAMATU Yakubu Kyari, wife of the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Monday, slumped shortly after a Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned the bail application of her... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: NDLEA, Justice Nwite, Ramatu Yakubu Kyari, DCP Abba Kyari,

Father remanded for defiling own 15-month-old baby

A father identified as Yahaya Oisamaiye has been remanded in a correctional facility in Edo State by Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo to await the advice of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Musa Bello, Uwa Okoh Dan Osei Okoh, I. E Ekibade, Justice Geraldine Imadegbelo, Yahaya Oisamaiye

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari, 1 other pray court for bail

SUSPENDED DCP Abba Kyari and his co-defendant, ACP Sunday Ubia, on Monday, asked a Federal High Court, Abuja, to admit them to bail.   Kyari and Ubia, through their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Zainab Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joseph Sunday, Justice Emeka Nwite, Mahmud Magaji, ACP Sunday Ubia,  Abba Kyari

2023: Northern youths lobby Buhari for Jonathan’s return

THE Northern Youths Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider endorsing former President Goodluck Jonathan if he is willing to contest the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Comrade Isa Abubakar

Abba Kyari: I asked for further probe, not exoneration, says Malami

Justice Minister  Abubakar Malami, SAN, said be requested for further probe with a view to cover the field in investigation in order to arrived at informed decision... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Justice Minister  Abubakar Malami, Dr Umar Gwandu, Abba Kyari,

NIN-SIM linkage: SERAP sues Buhari over ‘security agencies’ access to subscribers’ details’

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari over “the failure to review and rescind his reported approval for security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Kolawole Oluwadare, Opeyemi Owolabi, Isa Pantami, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari

Justice Ekwo Declaratory Judgement: Issues And Clarifications Of Vacancy In Ebonyi Guber Seat.

By Akinloye Oyeniyi   THE uproars generated by the judgement of Justice Ekwo in the removal of the embattled Dave Umahi and his deputy as the governor and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Yahaya Bello, Justice Ekwo, Dave Umahi

NCFRMI distributes food items to 1,000 IDPs in Bauchi

THE National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI, has begun the distribution of food and non food items to over 1,000 Internally Displaced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Malam Yusuf Mohammed, Abubakar Mamsa, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, Alhaji Bello Mohammed

Nigerian Navy donates motorised borehole to Yobe community

THE Nigerian Navy has donated a motorised borehole to Gandafura community in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe. Navy Spokesman, Commodore Suleiman Dahun, stated this at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Muhammad Ibn-Abali, Alhaji Abubakar Babanyawo, Commodore Suleiman Dahun

I never supported efforts to undermine APC March 26 convention date—Orji Kalu

ORJI Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has absolved himself from supporting efforts to undermine the March 26 national convention of the All Progressives Congress,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni, Orji Kalu, Salihu Lukman

NDE disburses resettlement loans to train unemployed graduates in Ebonyi

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has disbursed resettlement loans to no fewer than nine graduates in Ebonyi, under its Environmental Beautification Training Scheme, EBTS. Malam Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Okechukwu Nwonumaru, Keneth Okafor, Roseline Olawomi, Marcel Igboanude, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment

APC clears the air on Akpanudoedehe, says he hasn’t resigned

ALHAJI Salisu Dambatta, Director of Publicity of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  says John Akpanudoedehe, Secretary of the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee ,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Salisu Dambatta, John Akpanudoedehe

Meta celebrates 50 women entrepreneurs for International Women's Day

IN continuation of this year's International Women's Day Celebration, Meta in partnership with She Leads Africa, FATE Foundation and Afrigrants hosted 50 women-business owners to an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Tosin Olaseinde, Jumoke Dada, Dami Olokesusi, Oluwasola Obagbemi, Lehle Balde, Thelma Ekiyor, Adenike Adeyemi, Adaora Ikenze, Hajia Aisha Abubakar

Gov. Makinde presents staff of office to 42nd Olubadan

THE Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Friday, installed and presented the staff of office to the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Mohood Olalekan Balogun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Oba Balogun, Taiwo Adisa, Atiku Abubakar, Yemi Osinbajo, Seyi Makinde, Mohood Olalekan Balogun Alliwo

Niger State Government boosts tourism with Shagunu Beach Resort take off

THE efforts by the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, to boost tourism in the state has received a major fillip with the decision of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Hakeem Adewale Akintunde, Chidawa Rifkatu Adamu, Abubakar Sani Bello

Defection sack: Court orders Umahi, Deputy to remain in office

EBONYI Governor David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, have secured an order from the High Court of Ebonyi State not to vacate their offices in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Sunny Ogbuoji, David Nweze Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Roy Umahi, All Progressive Congress, PDP, APC,

Evans: Court sentences co-defendant to five years for sale of firearms

AN Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday sentenced Frank Udeme,  one of the co-defendants of the convicted billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to five... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Frank Udeme, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Mr A. B. Josiah,Dr Babatunde Martins,

Sack: ex-SSG calls for calm over Umahi, others

PROF. Benard Odoh, a former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, has appealed to the people of the State to remain calm and law-abiding over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ogbonnaya Nwifuru, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Kelechi Igwe, Prof. Benard Odoh, David Umahi

Lawyer demands N200m in damages from AEDC for poor services

A legal practitioner, Musa Abdullahi, has dragged the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, to court, demanding a N200 million compensation over allegations bordering on epileptic power... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Musa Abdullahi, Justice Mariya Ismail

Defection: Umahi, others’ sack, credit to Nigeria’s judiciary – Ebonyi group

THE Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, has described the Federal High Court judgment which sacked Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, and his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Justice Ekwo, Paschal Oluchukwu, David Umahi, AESID

Court orders immediate reinstatement of 2 sacked NFIU directors

THE National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, to immediately  reinstate two directors of sacked directors. The court in addition ordered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Justice Rakiya Hasstrup, Mohammed Mustapha, Fehintola Salisu

APC Chieftain expresses optimism on Gov Bello to Conduct credible convention

 An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Niger State, Alhaji Nma Kolo, has expressed optimism on the ability of the Acting Chairman of the party, Gov,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Gov, Abubakar Bello

INEC to Niger Gov: We’re not aware of leadership change in APC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it is not aware of leadership change in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Senior officials of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, John James Akpanudoedehe, Nasir El-Rufai, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni,

Police arraign Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife for cybercrime

THE police have arraigned Precious Chikwendu, former wife of one-time aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on a five-count charge bordering on cybercrime. Chikwendu was arraigned yesterday before Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alex Ejesieme, Victor Okoye, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Precious Chikwendu, Femi Fani-Kayode

Pension funds: Oronsaye denies links to 66 bank accounts

STEVEN Oronsaye, a former Head of Service of the Federation, Thursday denied links with 66 bank accounts said to have been used to siphon pension funds. Oronsaye... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Steven Oronsaye, Joe Agi

NDLEA arraigns man paid N1.5m to smuggle cocaine into Nigeria

NATIONAL Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arraigned a Brazil returnee, Okoewo Ikechukwu, before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly smuggling 48 grams of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Obi Nonso, Julian Imabong-Iroabuchi, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, NDLEA, Okoewo Ikechukwu

APC Chieftain expresses optimism on Gov Bello to Conduct credible convention

   An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Niger State, Alhaji Nma Kolo, has expressed optimism on the ability of the Acting Chairman of the party, Gov,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Gov, Abubakar Bello

Court awards N10 million damages against EFCC for illegally freezing a company's account

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Abuja, on the 3rd of March, 2022, awarded the sum of ten million naira, against the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: EFCC, Hon. Justice A.S Adepoju, Muzan Bruno, Rodrigo International Services, Chief Mike Ozekhome

Sack: Umahi, deputy, others seek stay of execution of judgment

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi and others have sought an order of the Federal High Court, Abuja, staying the execution of its judgment directing them to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Panel holds Executive Session to consider petitions on N452m judgment debts

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) investigative panel on Thursday, held its second executive session to consider petitions on judgment debts worth N452 million.   This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Hillary Ogbonna, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Fatimah Mohammed,

3SC release 17 players, say decision will help reposition team

SHOOTING Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan have dropped 17 players as part of efforts to reposition their team for optimal performance in the ongoing Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Tambe Charles, Anas Mohammed, Abubakar Adeyemi, Egorde Oghenetega, Ebenezer Odeyemi, Wasiu Alalade, Kola Daniel, Yusuf Habeeb, Olasunkanmi Quadry, Amusan Taiye, Adelani Seun, Onwubuche Chimankpa, Well

Seek divine intervention to end insecurity, Etsu Nupe tells subjects

THE Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has appealed to his subjects  to seek divine intervention towards ending  insecurity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, Etsu Nupe,

Veterinary association advocates rehabilitation of abattoirs in Bauchi

THE Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, NVMA, in Bauchi State,  has called for the upgrade and provision of mordern equipments at the slaughterhouses to enhance public health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 271 times

Tags: Dr Abubakar Tilde

FCT rewards writers, readers to promote reading culture

THE FCT Education Resource Centre, ERC, City Library has organised a book reading and writing competition for secondary school students to promote reading culture. Speaking during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Hanifa Muhammad, Mohammed Usman, Major Gen. Abubakar Tarfa, Neemat Abdulrahim, Major General Garba Wahab

Institute urges NASS to pass laws that will impact on lives of Nigerians

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has urged the National Assembly to pass laws that will impact on the socio-economic and political lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, Hon. Abubakar Suleiman, Mr Ojo Amos, Dr Adewale Aderemi, Mr Kamoru Ogunlana.

Bauchi Assembly passes contributory pension scheme bill

Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to establish a Contributory Pension Scheme in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Abubakar Sulaiman, Bala Mohammed, Dan Bello

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: EFCC seeks transfer of Kalu’s retrial, others to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja to transfer  the fresh trial of former Abia governor and two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Jones Udeogu, Goddy Uche, Solo Akuma, Prof. Awa Kalu, Orji Uzor Kalu

Defection: PDP Moves To Replace Matawalle With Former Deputy

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 7 for hearing of the suit seeking the removal of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Governor Bello Matawalle, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Mike Ozekhome, Emmanuel Ukala, PDP, APC

Gombe Health Contributory Scheme targets 750,000 enrolees

The Gombe State Contributory Health Management Agency (GoHealth ), says it has targeted 750, 000 new enrolees from the informal sector in 2022.Dr Abubakar Musa, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Dr Abubakar Musa

Court rules on Buhari’s libel suit against Atiku

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, will today, March 10, deliver its judgement on the suit filed before it by President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Barr Abdulrazaq Ahmed, Justice Binta Mohammed, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, Mallam Gidado Ibrahim, Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

NDE trains 50 women in spices production in Kebbi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Thursday begun the training of 50 women in spices and seasoning production under its Women Employment Programme in Kebbi. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Machika,  National Directorate of Employment, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,

As senate rejects Buhari’s request: Amaechi, Malami, Ngige, others in tight corner

AT least four ministers among them Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige are in a tight corner following the senate’s rejection of President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Adegboyega Awomolo, Abubakar Umar Kari, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige

APC holds emergency NEC meeting March 17

 The All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed  March 17 for an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. This is contained in a notice of meeting signed by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello

Umahi under fire for attacking judge

EBONYI State Governor David Umahi came under fire yesterday for his tirade against Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The judge, on Tuesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Igwe, APC, PDP

Buni won’t return as APC caretaker committee chairman – El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai confirmed yesterday that Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni will never return as chairman of the national caretaker committee of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, John Odigie Oyegun, Adams Oshiomole, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Sani Bello, Nasir El-Rufai, Mai Mala Buni

APC National Convention: March 26 date sacrosanct, says Gov. Bello

GOV. Abubakar Bello of Niger and acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), says the March 26 date... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello, APC, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu and Abdulaziz Yari,

NFF in grief as former Super Eagle, Justice Christopher dies at 41

NIGERIA Football was again in mourning early Wednesday as news filtered in that former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Justice Christopher, had slumped and died in Jos, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Super Eagles, Justice Christopher, 2022 FIFA World Cup,

Alleged N29bn fraud: Court adjourns Nyako, son’s trial

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the alleged  fraud trial of a former Governor of Adamawa,  Murtala Nyako and his son, Abdulaziz until March 10. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Okon Abang,  Murtala Nyako, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, Mr Kanu Agabi, Mr Yakubu Maikyau

Umahi attack on judge: NBA demands apology

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has called on Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State to immediately render an apology for his attack on Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Governor Dave Umahi, APC, Olumide Akpata, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

NDE trains 50 unemployed graduates in Kebbi

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has commenced the training of 50 unemployed graduates on enterprises and financial counselling clinic, NDE- efcc, in Kebbi. Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, NDE

Neither a Governor nor Deputy Governor can be removed from office by a court of law for defecting from his political party to another

BY Mike A. A. Ozekhome, SAN       I have just read social media publications regarding the judgment delivered today by the respected Honourable Justice Inyang Ekwo of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo, INEC, Governor David Umahi, Eric Kelechi Igwe

NDE commences training of 50 women on seasoning production in Nasarawa

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has commenced the training of 50 unemployed women on spices and seasoning production underbits Women Employment Branch, WEB, scheme in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Bassey Attah, Sunday David, Chris Bamsida, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo

We are yet to receive Court judgement on Gov. Umahi, deputy- INEC

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it was yet to be served the certified True Copy of the Federal High Court that sacked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Festus Okoye, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Sen. Iyorchia Gov. Dave Umahi, Ayu, INEC, PDP, Chief Kelechi Igwe.

Umahi’s sack: Nigeria’s democracy on path to sanity —Ex-PDP spokesman

 FORMER spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Taofik Gani, says the court order mandating Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi and others... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Taofik Gani, Gov. David Umahi, Dr Eric Igwe

Nigeria exits IMB piracy record list – NIMASA D-G

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says Nigeria has been removed from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) piracy record list. The Director-General of NIMASA, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, SPOMO, Justice Tanko Muhammad, Prof. Tawfiq Ladan,

Umahu reacts to court rulling, says judge lacks powers to remove him

GOVERNOR David Umahi has reacted to the judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja that declared his seat and that of his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Governor Dave Umahi, justice Inyang Ekwo, PDP, APC, Kelechi Igwe, INEC

Mixed reactions trail sack of Ebonyi Governor, deputy

MIXED reactions have trailed the removal of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and his deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe from office by a Federal High Court in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe, Mr Basil Igwe, Mr John Okoro, Justice Enyang Ewo, People’s Democratic Party, APC,

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC lawyer’s withdrawal from case

THE trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday stalled following the withdrawal of lead counsel for the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mohammed Adoke, Justice Inyang Ekwo, EFCC.

Court jails 5 Yahoo boys in Ilorin

THE Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Monday sentenced five Yahoo boys to various jail terms, for offences bordering on cybercrimes and other internet related... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Justice Muhammed Sani, Laoshe Olajide, Akinbohun Stephen, Hammed Babatunde, Lawal Faruq, David Ezekiel

Breach of agreement: Court orders service of hearing on Sobi FM llorin.

A Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin on Monday ordered for hearing notice to be served on Sobi FM, a private Radio station in Ilorin, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Justice Abiodun Adebara, Hammed Abaya, Sobi FM, Bil-qayyum Islamic

Ganduje unveils logo of Dala Inland Dry Port

ABDULLAHI Ganduje of Kano State on Monday, in Abuja unveiled the logo for the Dala Inland Dry Port, IDP.   Ganduje said at the event that the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Abubakar Bawuro, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero,  Emmanuel Jime, Adeniyi Adebayo, Margaret Ajani, Abdullahi Ganduje, Rotimi Amaechi

Adoke’s trial stalled over EFCC lawyer’s withdrawal from case

THE trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, Mohammed Adoke, was on Monday stalled following the withdrawal of lead counsel for the Economic and Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Aliyu Abubakar, EFCC, Mohammed Adoke, Justice Inyang Ekwo

NDE trains 50 graduates in Adamawa on entrepreneurship skills

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Adamawa, on Monday, commence Enterprises and Counselling Clinic (NDE-efcc) training for 50 unemployed graduates. Speaking at the commencement of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Na’amar Jona, Small Scale Enterprises (SSE), National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Malam Ibrahim Faisal,

Entrepreneurship: NDE, NIRSAL train 50 graduates in Bauchi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has begun a five-day entrepreneurship skill development programme for 50 graduates in Bauchi State. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Central Bank of Nigeria, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Ali Yaya,

NAN correspondent re-elected as Chapel Chairman in Sokoto

MALAM Habibu Harisu, the correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Sokoto State has been re-elected as Chairman of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Abubakar Imam, Dalhatu Abdullahi, Ankeli Emmanuel, Faruk Muhammad-Yabo, Malam Habibu Harisu, Abdallah El-Kurebe

NDE trains 50 on business skills in Edo

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, has begun training of 50 people in Edo to enhance their business proficiency and enable them to create more employment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ngozi Elochukwu, Solomon Edobor, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, NDE

Niger governor takes over APC leadership

IN what appeared like a palace coup, Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State arrived the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and took over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Mai Mala Buni, James Akpan Udohedehe, Abubakar Sani-Bello

Police arraign mechanic over alleged theft of car exhaust

THE Police on Monday arraigned a 32-year old mechanic, Abubakar Sadiq, before a Makurdi Upper Area Court, for alleged theft of a Toyota Corolla car exhaust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Dooshima Ikpambese, Abubakar Sadiq, Insp Veronica Shaagee

Court stops Buhari, AGF, NASS from tampering with electoral act 2022

JUSTICE Inyang Eden Ekwo of a Federal High Court in Abuja, has stopped President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney-General of the Federation and the Senate President from tampering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: James Ogwu Onoja, Muhammadu Buhari, Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo

Agency conducts medical outreach for 500 women in Kaduna

 The Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), on Monday conducted a one-day medical outreach for 500 women in Kaduna. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Abubakar Hassan

Omo-Agege, govs, senators visit APC secretariat over change of leadership

MOMENT after what looked like a change of leadership at the national secretariat of the rulingAll Progressives Congress, APC, some party bigwigs have started arriving the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Teslim Folarin, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Ovie Omo-Agege, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni

Man to die by hanging in Ogun over armed robbery

AN Abeokuta High Court on Monday sentenced one Ibrahim Kolade to death by hanging for armed robbery. Kolade, whose address was not given, was convicted on a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Damilola Johnson, Olaotan Abisola, Ayelabola Oluwatosin, Oluwabunmi Akinola, Justice Ayokunle Rotimi-Balogun, Ibrahim Kolade

Judge’s absence stalls suit filed by suspended Kano anti-corruption boss

The absence of Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi of the National Industrial Court on Monday, stalled a suit filed by the suspended chairman of Kano State Public Complaint... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi

HYPPADEC trains 400 staff on competence, efficient service delivery

NO fewer than 400 staff of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC, are currently undergoing  human capacity training in six different states of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Abarshi, Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, Malam Iliyasu Abdullahi

Heavy security as Court rules on bail of Adedoyin, six staff

THERE is heavy security presence at the entrance of Osun State High Court, Osogbo as Justice Adepele Ojo rules on the bail application for owner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwole Lawrence, Oyetunde Kazeem Adebayo Kunle, Adedeji Adesola, Rahmon Adedoyin, Justice Adepele Ojo

IPOB takes on enforcers of Monday sit-at-home

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday vowed to go tough on those enforcing its suspended Monday sit-at-home in the Southeast. Despite calling it off, hoodlums who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Emma Powerful, IPOB

Court Stops President, AGF, others from tampering with Electoral Act 2022

 THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday, stopped President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Senate President from tampering with the newly amended Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court denies Adedoyin, six staff bail

AN Osun State High Court, Osogbo presided by Justice Adepele Ojo has denied the bail application of owner of Hilton Hotel and Resort, Rahmon Adedoyin and... Read more

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Another trouble looms in APC

LESS than three weeks to its March 26 national convention, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC may have been enmeshed in another crisis of leadership following... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: APC, NEC, CECPC, NWC, Gov. Abubakar Sani Bello, Yekini Nabena

Don’t transfer us to prison, DCP Kyari, others beg court

DCP, Abba Kyari, The suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, who is facing a drug trafficking charge, on Monday, begged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Joseph Sunday, ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba, Insp. John Nuhu, Justice Emeka Nwike, Kanu Agabi, Abba Kyari

Adegoke’s murder: Court denies Rahman Adedoyin, 6 others bail

AN Osun State High Court has declined bail applications brought before it by Rahman Adedoyin and six of his hotel workers over the murder of Timothy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Rahman Adedoyin, Chief Justice Adepele Ojo

Probe spending on refineries or face legal action, SERAP tells Buhari

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: SERAP, Kolawole Oluwadare, President Muhammadu Buhari,  Mr Abubakar Malami SAN, Justice Mr Abubakar Malami,

Dala Port: Shippers council applaud pace of work

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has expressed satisfaction with the level of progress recorded on the construction of the Dala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Shippers Council, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Abubakar Bawuro,

We’ve not zoned out any seat in PRP, says National Chairman

ThHENational Chairman, Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Malami Falalu Bello, says the party has not zoned out any of its political seats ahead of 2023 general elections. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Peoples Redemption Party, Malami Falalu Bello, APC, PDP

FG committed to promoting skills acquisition for economic emancipation-Keyamo

MR Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour, on Friday said the Federal Government was committed towards promoting skills acquisition to ensure competitiveness and  economic emancipation. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Festus Keyamo, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment,

Why I became a bandit – Turji

A notorious bandit, Bello Turji, has opened up on his past, leading to his becoming one of the most dreaded bandits terrorising communities, especially in the northwestern... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 415 times

Tags: Bello Turji, Ahmadu Bello University, Dr Abubakar Siddique-Mohammed,

Yahaya Bello presents staff of office to new Attah Igala.

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has presented the staff of office to the new Attah Igala, Mattew Opaluwa, describing the process as one that conformed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Micheal Ameh-Oboni, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Mujammadu Abubakar, Mattew Opaluwa,

CAC, a point of excellence in service delivery, says world bank

THE World Bank has commended the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a point of excellence in service delivery.   According to a statement by CAC’s Head of Media,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Ahaji Garba Abubakar, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

BPSR deploys tools to reform agencies in power sector

THE Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), says it has deployed a performance tool to assess the efficiency in the services delivered to the public by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Aliyu, Amb. Godknows Igali, Mr Adebayo Fagbemi t, Mr Adebayo Fagbemi tBureau of Public Service Reforms, Mr Dasuki Arabi, Mr Dasuki Arabi,

#EndSARS: Clergyman demands N250m from police over brother’s death

A clergyman, Henry  Sanni, on Friday demanded N250 million from the police for the alleged extra-judicial killing of his brother. Sanni, made the allegation in a petition before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi SAN, Henry  Sanni, DSP Uzoma Nwoha., Mr Kolade Akande, rtd Justice Suleiman Galadima,

Atiku salutes Obasanjo @ 85

FORMER Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo as a pan Africanist committed to good governance in Nigeria and the African continent. Abubakar, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo

Court orders wife of Hanifa’s self-confessed killer to be released

A Kano magistrate’s Court has ordered the release of Jamila, wife of Abdulmalik Tanko, self-confessed killer of 5-year old Hanifa Abubakar. The woman, who was accused of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Lamido Soron Dinki, Abdulmalik Tanko, Hanifa Abubakar

Onitsha chamber calls for digitalisation of tax collection in Anambra

THE Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), has called on the Anambra State Government to digitalise taxation processes against revenue leakage and for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), Alphonsus Nwoye,Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

Malami lauds UNODC’s Strategic Vision For Nigeria 2030 March 4, 2022 by ebere.agozie

   Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, SAN, has applauded the efforts of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals 16... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags:  Justice Minister Abubakar Malami

Court remands hotel staff member for alleged murder

A High Court in Osogbo on Friday, ordered that a hotel staff member, Adedeji Adesola, charged with alleged murder of an OAU student, be remanded in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Obafemi Awolowo University, Mr M.O. Omosun, Mr Okon Edet-Ita, Justice Adepele Ojo, Timothy Adegoke, Adedeji Adesola, Rahmon Adedoyin, Magdalene Chiefuna, Adeniyi Aderogba, Oluwale Lawrence, Oyetunde K

Nigeria, Africa’s leading tomato producer is not an exporter – Minister laments

NIGERIA is not one of the leading tomato exporting countries in the world, in spite of being rated as one of the leading producers in Africa. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Dr Mohammad Abubakar,Harry van Dijk,

Alleged murder: Court fixes March 9, for ruling in trial-within-trial

JUSTICE Usman Na’abba of a Kano High Court has fixed March 9 and March 10, for ruling in the trial-within-trial in the case of murder of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Justice Usman Na’abba,Abdulmalik Tanko,Hashimu Isyaku,Fatima Musa,Sgt. Ridwan Ibrahim

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Uzodimma in APC convention panels

GOVERNORS  have been named as chairmen of many of the 20 sub-committees announced yesterday by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,Mai Mala Buni,Justice Abubajar Malami (SAN),Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq,Governor Hope Uzodimma,Governor Bello Masari,Governor Dapo Abiodun,CECPC,Senator John Akpanudoede

FG approves US request for Abba Kyari’s extradition

THE Federal Government on Thursday approved the request by the United States of America, for suspended Commander of the Police Intelligence Response Team, Deputy Commissioner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, Hushpuppi, Abubakar Malami

New Electoral Act provides opportunity for free, fair elections – AANI

THE Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI)  says the new Electoral Act provides new opportunity for free and fair elections in Nigeria. Retired Mohammed Abubakar, AANI... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: INEC,Alumni Association of the National Institute,Retired Mohammed Abubakar,

Kogi Gov. felicitates Shehu of Borno on 13th coronation anniversary

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has congratulated the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai, on his 13th anniversary on the throne. Bello’s congratulatory message is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello,Onogwu Muhammed,Alhaji Abubakar Garbai,

Alleged Jos ritual killer sings as witnesses testify

MOSES Okoh, 22, a student of University of Jos, standing trial in a High Court in Jos for allegedly killing his 20-year old girlfriend, Jennifer Anthony,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Justice S.P Gang,Mrs Elizabeth Dung,Moses Oche,Mr Akubo Lazarus,Moses Okoh,Jennifer Anthony,

ECOWAS Court President meets with Ambassador of Cape Verde over hosting of Court’s conference

THE President of the ECOWAS Court, Hon. Justice Edward Amoako Asante on Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 met with the Ambassador of Cape Verde to Nigeria to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: ECOWAS,Hon. Justice Edward Amoako Asante,Dr. Belarmino Silva,

Group decries growing rate of teenage-single mothers in Anambra

THE National Youth Council (NYC), Anambra State chapter, has decried  the growing rate of single-teenage mothers in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra. Mr Stanley Nkala,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Alphonsus Nwoye, National Youth Council (NYC), Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO),

FG files application for Abba Kyari’s extradition to U.S.

THE Federal Government has filed an application for the commencement of extradition process of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari at the Federal High... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: NDLEA,Justice Inyang Ekwo,Abba Kyari,Ramon Abbas,

Nigerians call for transport policy to boost economic, social growth

SOME Nigerians on Thursday in Abuja urged the Federal Government to formulate a transport policy that would ensure seamless movement of people and goods from one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, Rotimi Amaechi, Nnenna Odo, Chineye Ezeonu, Christopher Ewalafo, Justice Ituma

Malami finally speaks on move to extradite Abba Kyari

ABUBAKAR Malami, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, has broken his silence on the process to extradite, Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 605 times

Tags: Isa Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Abba Kyari

Zulum felicitates with Shehu of Borno on his 13th anniversary on throne

BABAGANA Umara Zulum, Borno State Governor, has described the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi, as a true leader who stays with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 410 times

Tags: Malam Isa Gusau, Babagana Umara Zulum, Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi

Enugu NDE trains 50 unemployed graduates on entrepreneurship skills

At least 50 unemployed graduates in Enugu State have enrolled for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) organised Enterprises and Financial Counselling Clinic.Declaring open the clinic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Abubakar Fikpo, Donatus Azubuike,

Govt kicks off process for Kyari’s extradition to U.S.

NIGERIA  has approved the request by the United States for the extradition of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari. A grand jury, last April 29,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: NDLEA, Abba Kyari, Ramon Abbas, Hushpuppi, Justice Zainab Abubakar, Justice, Abubakar Malami

Expert links population to lack of access to contraceptives

A health expert, Prof. Abubakar Panti, on Wednesday attributed the population explosion in Nigeria to lack of access to contraceptives. Panti, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Usmanu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Abubakar Panti, Prof. Hadiza Galadanchi, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital,

Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Chief of Air Staff to know fate March 17

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, fixed March 17 for judgment in the remaining one count charge of money laundering levelled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, Mohammed Umar,

Alleged torture: Woman demands N10m compensation from police

A petitioner, Mrs Blessing Orji, has demanded an apology and N10million compensation from the police for alleged torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Orji made this known... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima,

World Bank Grant to target 232 women in Niger

DAME Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, has disclosed that 232 women in Niger state are to benefit from the first batch of individual grant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Abubakar Sani Bello, Dame Pauline Tallen, Ruth Mshelia

2023 presidency: Group describes Tambuwal as best candidate

A sociopolitical group under the auspices of People’s Choice, has described Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal as the best candidate the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal

Saraki says Nigeria needs competent leader to rescue the nation

ABUBAKAR Olusola Saraki, former Senate President, said Nigeria needs a competent leader to rescue it from its current emergency situation. Saraki, stated this through Emmanuel Agbo, Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Bello Aliyu Goronyo, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Emmanuel Agbo, Abubakar Olusola Saraki

#EndSARS: Judicial panel makes more recovery

THE Independent Investigation Panel on Human Rights Violations by the defunct SARS and other units of the Nigerian Police Force has recovered a vehicle belonging to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Sulieman Galadima, Chibuzo Ezike, Ngozika Ihuoma

CG NSCDC says he inherited demoralised defense corps

ABUBAKAR Ahmed Audi, Commandant-general of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has said he inherited a demoralised NSCDC from his predecesor. “I came on board at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, NSCDC, Abubakar Ahmed Audi

FG inaugurates training college for NCoS in Kebbi

THE federal government has inaugurated the Nigeria Correctional Service Training College in Kebbi State with the induction of the first set of 100 officers to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Suleiman Muhammad Argungu, Hamisu Isa, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Court nullifies Taraba APC state congress

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo Tuesday nullified the state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba conducted on Oct. 4, 2021. Ruling on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, INEC, Justice Simon Amobeda, APC

Atiku felicitates with Pastor Adeboye at 80

FORMER Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has felicitated the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, as he clocks 80 years on Wednesday. Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Pastor Enoch Adeboye,

Buhari turns down governors’ plea to drop Adamu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday insisted that former Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu should become the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Masari, Nasir el-Rufai, Abubakar Badaru, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Gboyega

Adamawa launches sexual offenders database

THE Adamawa Government on Tuesday launched Sexual Offenders Database (SOD) to ensure quick dispensation of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) cases in the state. Speaking during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Justice Nathan Musa, Justice Afraimu Jingi, Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri

EndSARS: Petitioner demands N100m from police over brother’s death

HASSAN Sani-Musa, a petitioner, on Tuesday, demanded for N100 million from the Police over his brother’s alleged extrajudicial killing. Sani-Musa, made the demand while testifying before the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Garba Tetengi, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Kenneth Ogbuchuwa, Abdulkarim Maude, Khalid Nuhu, Abba Adamu, Hassan Sani-Musa

Nursing, Midwifery Council inducts 162 graduates of ABU nursing program

THE Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, on Tuesday, in Zaria, inducted 162 graduates of the 2019/2020 academic session of the Department of Nursing Science, College... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Dr. Faruk Abubakar, College of Medical Sciences, Kabiru Bala, Prof. Mohammed Shehu, Dr. Dalhatu Sani

APC governors say March 26 convention date remains sacrosanct

ATIKU Bagudu, the Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, and Governor of Kebbi State, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will not shift... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nkem Okeke, Umar Ganduje, Sani Bello, Dapo Abiodun, Gboyega Oyetola, Hope Uzodinma, Yahaya Bello, Abubakar Badaru, Nasir el-Rufai, Aminu Masari, Kayode Fayemi, Atiku Bagudu, Muhammadu Buhari

NYSC swears in 1,204 corps members in Sokoto

NO fewer than 1,204 corps members were, on Tuesday, sworn in by Chief Judge of Sokoto State, Justice Sa’idu Sifawa, for 2022 Batch A, Stream I... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Justice Sa’idu Sifawa, Chief Magistrate Abubakar Adamu,

Court orders businessman to clean church for 90 days

AN FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Tuesday ordered a 27- year-old businessman, Ejaigu Doland, to clean the premises of the Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: EFCC, Mariya Sherriff, Ejaigu Doland, Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya, Saint John Mary Vianney Catholic Church,

Legislative institute urges FG to domesticate AfCFTA

THE National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), has urged the Federal Government to domesticate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The Director-General of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: AfCFTA, Sen. Sa’idu Alkali, Abubakar Sulaiman, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies,

Emulate Aisha Buhari’s humanitarian gesture, NYSC DG urges Nigerians

DIRECTOR General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has called on wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies to emulate the humanitarian gesture of Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: General of National Youth Service Corps, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Man, 28, docked for allegedly stealing motorcycle

THE police, on Tuesday, arraigned a 28-year-old man, Dashe Nantip, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a motorcycle. The defendant, of no fixed address,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Abubakar Muritala, Mr Tunmise Elijah, Mrs Kehinde Awosika

Allow Abba Kyari access to medical treatment - Court tells NDLEA

FEDERAL High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to allow detained Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari to get... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Joseph Sunday, Cynthia Ikena, Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Ekwo

NSCDC arrests teacher for allegedly defiling 13-year-old student in Zamfara

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Zamfara Command, says it has arrested a primary school teacher, Mukaila Abdurrazak, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old student... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Alhaji Shehu, Suleiman Abubakar, Ikor Oche, Mukaila Abdurrazak, NSCDC

A week to go, ministry yet to seal NPA’s pilotage deal

FIFTY-two days after President Muhammadu Buhari directed the Ministry of Transportation to conclude the Boat Service Agreement initiated by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to halt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Titilola Akinlawon, Eric Ojiekwe, Abubakar Malami, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, Muhammadu Buhari

Electricity Bill 2022 will weaken Power ministry’s supervisory authority - Minister

THE Ministry of Power says some sections in the new Electricity Bill 2022 will dilute the powers of the ministry to effectively supervise agencies under it. Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Sen.Gabriel Suswam, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, NERC, Dr.Sanusi Garba,

Sokoto APC criticises Malami, restates loyalty to Wamakko

THE embattled Chairman of the All Progress Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, has criticised the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: All Progress Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Alhaji Mainasara Sani, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Mr Abubakar Malami

Court fixes March 21, for trial of man who allegedly plotted kidnap of cousin

 Continuation of hearing has been fixed for March 21, in the trial of Abubakar Haliru, accused of kidnapping his cousin, Hajiya Binta Mohammed. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Justice Kabir Dabo

NGO conducts psycho-social test for victims of attacks in Plateau

 The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), has conducted a Psycho-Social test for victims of attacks in Iregwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.   Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Iregwe Development Association (IDA), Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC),

Niger government adopts new approach to tackle insecurity

NIGER State Government on Sunday says it is using a kinetic and non-kinetic approach in tackling insecurity bedevilling some parts of the state.  Emmanuel Umar, the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar, Abubakar Sani-Bello

Court declines DCP Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant the bail application of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.   Justice Inyang Ekwo, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, NDLEA, Abba Kyari.

PDP Chieftain urges Atiku to support younger aspirant from South

Mr Kassim Afegbua, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, to forget his presidential ambition by supporting a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Abubakar Atiku, Kassim Afegbua

Malami endorses APC factional chairman in Sokoto State

THE Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has endorsed factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Rep. Balarabe Salame, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, Alhaji Aminu Manya,

PDP Chieftain urges Atiku to support younger aspirant from South

MR Kassim Afegbua, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has advised former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, to forget his presidential ambition by supporting a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Mr Kassim Afegbua, Abubakar Atiku, PDP, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy,

Ohanaeze lauds APC for zoning ticket to South, calls others to do same

APEX Igbo social-cultural group, Ohanaeze N’digbo, has commended the All Progressive  Congress, APC, for zoning their presidential ticket to the southern part of Nigeria. A statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: John Oyegun, Nasir Ahmad El Rufai, Olusegun Obasanjo, Abubakar Rimi, Bola Ige, Solomon Lar, Alex Ekwueme, Alex Ogbonnia

Atiku encourages youth to vie for 2023 presidency

FORMER Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday, said Nigerian youths are free to vie for 2023 presidential election. He played down agitation for the older politicians to quit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo hosts Atiku in his Abeokuta residence over 2023 presidency

FORMER Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday, stormed ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, over his 2023 presidential bid. Atiku, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo

2023: Will power shift lift Nigeria?

By Ikenna Uwadileke AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, the clamour for power shift to the South has deepened. Lately, individuals, pro-democracy groups and socio-cultural organisations have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Evans, 2 others jailed for life for conspiracy, kidnapping

 AN Ikeja High Court on Friday sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, to life imprisonment for the kidnap of Mr Donatius Dunu, the Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Hakeem Oshodi, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Justice Adedayo Akintoye, Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Donatus Dunu., Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, Evans,

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Foreign relations experts urge Nigeria to remain neutral

THE Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN) on Friday, advised the Federal Government to remain neutral amid the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.   The President... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN), Gani Lawal, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa,

APC stakeholders rage over Adamu’s ‘selection’ as party chairman

SOME stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed disappointment over the reported endorsement of Senator Abdullahi Adamu by the Presidency. Members of the Governor Atiku... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, John Akpanudoedehe, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Abubakar Sani Bello, Simon Lalong, Yahaya Bello, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Senator Abdullahi Adamu,

2023: Group drums support for Atiku’s presidential ambition

THE Young Professionals for Atiku Abubakar, a political pressure group, has urged Nigerians to support former vice-president Atiku Abubakar to actualise his presidential ambition in 2023. Dr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Dr Ja’afaru Sa’ad, Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olusegun Obasanjo,

2023: APC not a party but combination of strange bed fellows – Saraki’s team

…Consults Sambo, Makarfi, Yero other PDP stakeholders in Kaduna AHEAD of the 2023 elections, a former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki who aspired to be the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Abubakar Bukola Saraki, APC, PDP, Professor Iyorwuese Hagher,

Stakeholders seek review of administration of criminal justice law

 STAKEHOLDERS in the justice sector have identified some grey areas in the Administration of Criminal Justice Law (ACJL) and called for a review of the legislation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Kate Abiri

Buhari, Gowon, governors hail Fayemi at book presentation

PRESIDENT Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerian leaders to endeavour to share their experiences and vision through published work and regularly engage in discussions that centre... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: President Mohammadu Buhari, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Aminu Tambuwal, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Governors Babajide Sanwolu, AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, Dapo Abiodun, Yemi Adamolekun IDEA, Prof Adebayo Olukoshi

NLNG names Nnaji as Science Prize Board chair as 2022 cycle begins

IN flagging off the 2022  cycle of the Nigeria Prize for Science, Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced the appointment of Professor Barth Nnaji, a renowned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Professor Yusuf Abubakar, Mr Andy Odeh, Nike Akande, Nigeria LNG Limited, Professor Barth Nnaji, Professor Emeritus Akpoveta Susu,

Court dismisses NDLEA’s objection to take Abba Kyari’s bail plea

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, rejected the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)’s objection to take the bail application of suspended Deputy Commissioner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

INEC welcomes new commissioners

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, welcomes the six new national INEC commissioners who were sworn in by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: INEC, Mobibbo Abubakar Akali, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Sam Olumekun, Kenneth Nnamdi Ukeagu, Rhoda Gumus, Mohammed Haruna, President Muhammadu Buhari,

After the judicial recognition for Ishi-Agu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has paid a back-handed compliment with judicial recognition of Ishi-Agu. Ishi-agu is national attire with an Igbo ethnic trademark.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Ishi-Agu, Justice Binta Nyako, DSS, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Court jails ex-minister, accomplices for fraud

By MARTHA NYAM A Federal High Court in Jos on Tuesday sentenced former Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe, and two others for N450 million frauds. The court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Justice Musa Kurna, Sarah Ochekpe, Raymond Dabo, Leo Jitung

Alleged drug trafficking: Court permits NDLEA to detain Abba Kyari, 6 others for 14 days

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) permission to further detain suspended Deputy Commissioner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Zainab Abubakar, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Abba Kyari,

Driver bags 1 year jail term for breach of trust

 An Upper Area Court in Jos on Tuesday sentenced a 40-year-old driver, Ali Abubakar, to one year imprisonment for breach of trust, cheating and mischief. A panel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Ali Abubakar

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Alhaji Namadi Abubakar

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Agric ministry trains women farmers on climate change mitigation

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has trained South East women farmers on climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in gender mainstreaming. Mrs Eno Olotu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Eno Olotu, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Pastor Chris Iwuchukwu, Dr Mohammad Abubakar,

Amaechi says Kano’ll host Nigeria’s biggest rail station

MINISTER of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Kano State will house the biggest rail station in the country. Amaechi stated this when a delegation from Kano State, led... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Abubakar Bawuro,

Impeachment: More troubles loom around Zamfara deputy governor as he evades panel

THE seven-man panel probing Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, the Zamfara State deputy governor, has begun sitting in Gusau, with the deputy governor absent. The panel was constituted by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Mainsara Bakura, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Kabiru Mohammed, Abubakar Mohammed, Nasiru Jangebe, Ashiru Tsafe, Justice Kulu Aliyu, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau

NDLEA’s allegation against me fictitious, Abba Kyari tells court

THE suspended DCP, Abba Kyari, says the allegation linking him to an international drug cartel by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is untrue.   Kyari disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Abba Kyari asks court to free him from NDLEA custody

DETAINED Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari has dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court in Abuja challenging his continued detention by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: NDLEA, Abba Kyari, Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo

Chief of Defence Staff seeks collaboration with stakeholders to stop oil theft, bunkering

THE Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Leo Irabor, has solicited sustainable collaboration among all stakeholders in the value chain of the oil and gas industry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: NNPC, General Leo Irabor, Ahmed Abubakar, Alkali Baba, Governor Douye Diri, Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Alleged drug trafficking: Court turns down DCP Abba Kyari’s bail application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant an application for bail filed by the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari.   Justice Inyang... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the suit seeking to challenge former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for the office of the president.   Delivering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

2023 Presidency: Court dismisses suit challenging Atiku’s citizenship, eligibility

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, struck out a suit that sought to disqualify former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, from vying for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Federal High Court, PDP, INEC, Atiku Abubakar, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Court gives MRA permission to Sue AGF over failure to make regulations for implementation of Anti-Torture Act

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Media Rights Agenda, MRA, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Attorney General of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Bankeye Akinwale, MRA, Abubakar Malami, Justice Tijjani Garba Ringim

NAPTIP, 2 others secure release of 15 Nigerian girls trafficked to Mali

 THE National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with the Network Against Child Trafficking, Abuse and Labour (NACTAL) have secured the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NAPTIP, Mrs Ugoh Ogbunide, Mr Abdulganiyu Abubakar, ECOWAS

NNPC Weekly: Company expects 2.3 billion litres of PMS to stabilise distribution

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited started its week with an assurance to Nigerians that the distribution of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) would soon normalise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Malam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Adetunji Adeyemi, Mr Shehu Malami, Rep. Abdullahi Gaya, Mr Garba Deen Muhammad,

Niger governor visits IDPs, expresses readiness to end banditry

THE Niger State government has assured the people of its commitment towards ending banditry. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello gave the assurance while distributing food and non-food items... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mohammed Barau Muazu, Ahmed Inga Ibrahim, Umar Emmanuel Bagna, Alh Mohammed Ketso, Abubakar Sani Bello

2023: Peter Obi is the best presidential candidate — Babatope

AN elder statesman and Former Aviation Minister, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has declared his support for former Governor Peter Obi, whom he said is the best presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Gov Tambuwal, Anyim Pius Anyim,

Court grants HEDA chairman bail as Nigerian govt reduces charges to two for lack of evidence

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted the Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, bail on self-recognizance in the case... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, Mrs. Carlamaria Rumor, Justice Binta Nyanko,

FG partnering with investors to improve power supply —Minister

THE Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, says the Federal Government is willing to partner with investors  in the  power sector to improve power supply in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Mr Mathew Osumanyi Dan’asabe, Mr  Hidayet Bayratar, President Muhammadu Buhari,

ACF condoles with Sokoto govt., Sultanate over Magajin death

THE Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF has commiserated with the Sokoto State Government and the Sultanate over the death of Hassan Danbaba, the grandson of the late... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Arewa Consultative Forum, Muhammadu Sa`ad Abubakar, Mr Emmanuel Yawe Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Mr Emmanuel Yawe

We will not politicize security issues in Kebbi – Gov. Bagudu

THE Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, says his administration will not politicize security issues, rather more efforts will be made to further secure the lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, Alhaji Hassan Muhammad- Shalla,

Emir of llorin turbans ex-PDP Chairman, Baraje As Tafida of Ilorin

EMIR of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on Friday turbanned former National Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Baraje as Tafida of Ilorin. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, Alhaji Abdulfattah Ahmed, Alhaji Abubakar Baraje, Dr Bukola Saraki, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari,

Wike debunks rumor of PDP's trip to Europe to decide 2023 presidential candidates

RIVERS state Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as preposterous the rumour that he and other Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors, travelled to Europe to determine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Raymond Dokpesi, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike

Alleged cyberstalking: Court admits activist to N7m bail

A Federal High Court Abuja on Friday admitted the Chairman of Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Olanrewaju Suraju, to N7 million bail for alleged cyberstalking.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, HEDA, Olanrewaju Suraju, Mr Muiz Banire, Mr Bagudu Sani,

Jigawa govt expends N59m to coach 122,477 students for SSCE

THE Jigawa Government has expended over N59 million on extra coaching of 122,477 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) candidates in the past three years. Dr Abbas Abubakar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), Dr Abbas Abubakar, West African Examination Council (WAEC), National Examination Council (NECO), Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Dr Lawan Yunusa-Danzomo,

SPW: 2800 beneficiaries have not received stipends in Zamfara

NO fewer than 2800 beneficiaries of the federal government’s Special Public Works programme in Zamfara State are yet to receive their stipends one year after flag... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Kabiru Abubakar, Abdullahi Yakubu

PDP Govs didn’t travel to Europe to pick presidential candidate- Wike

RIVERS Governor Nyesom Wike has dismissed insinuations that he and other Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) travelled to Europe to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Peoples Democratic Party, Kelvin Ebiri, Vice-President Atiku Abubakar

APC convention: Choice of chairmanship candidate puts Buhari in tight corner

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is in a tight corner over whom to endorse as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, eight days to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, Saliu Mustapha, Abdullahi Adamu, Tanko Al-Makura, Adams Oshiomhole, Adams Oshiomhole, Mai Mala Buni, Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Muhammadu Buhari

APC Sokoto Crisis: Court adjourns indefinitely

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, has adjourned indefinitely, the case bordering on the leadership tussle in the Sokoto State Chapter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Justice Angulu Musa,

Bauchi govt disburses N89.3m bursary allowances to 5,033 students

BAUCHI State Government has disbursed N89.3 million scholarship allowances to 5,033 indigent students studying in various tertiary institutions of learning across the country.   Mr Mohammed Abubakar, Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Gov. Bala Mohammed, Mr Mohammed Abubakar,

Alleged defilement: Baba Ijesha opens defence

THE first defence  witness in the trial of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James alias Baba Ijesha, charged with defilement, on Thursday, claimed that portions of the Closed-Circuit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, Dr Babajide Martins, Damilola Adekoya, Dr Babajide Martins,

Court convicts  former Local Government Chairman - ICPC

A High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, presided over by Justice M. AbdulGarfa  has sentenced Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, a former Chairman of Kaiama Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, Justice M. AbdulGarfa, Peace Arocha, Golden Iwuagwu

Agric ministry distributes inputs to small-holder farmers in Plateau

THE Federal Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural  Development says it has distributed seeds, growth enhancers, seedlings, sprayers and equipment to support small-holder farmers in Plateau. The Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Federal Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural  Development,

ICPC secures conviction of former Local Government Chairman

A High Court sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State, presided over by Justice M. AbdulGarfa has sentenced Alhassan Yahaya Bagudu, a former Chairman of Kaiama Local Government Area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: High Court, ICPC, Yahaya Bagudu, Justice M. AbdulGarfa,

Suit challenging Matawalle’s congresses in Zamfara adjourned

JUSTICE Bello Kucheri of a Zamfara High Court on Thursday adjourned to March 14, a suit filed by Sen. Kabiru Marafa against the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice Bello Kucheri, Sen. Kabiru Marafa, APC, Ishiaka Dikko, Gov Mai-Mala Buni

Kaduna varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU warning strike

ACADEMIC staff of the Kaduna State University (KASU) on Thursday joined the one-month warning strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Kaduna State University, Dr Peter Adamu, Prof. Yohanna Tella, Mr Abubakar Jumare

I need your support to win presidential contest, Bello pleads with party members

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday pleaded with political stakeholders in the state All Progressives Congress (APC) to remain loyal to give a home-base support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: APC, Mr Abubakar Bello, APC, Deputy Gov. David Edward-Onoja, Gov. Yahaya Bello

1,000 informal businesses to get free registration in the FCT

INFORMAL businesses in the FCT will soon be registered as the Abuja Enterprise Agency, AEA, seeks partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC. The AEA plans to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Shehu Abdulkadir, Garba Abubakar

Court sentences 2 dismissed policemen to death for armed robbery

JUSTICE Peter Kekemeke of an FCT High Court on Thursday sentenced two dismissed policemen to death for armed robbery. The convicts are James Ejeh and Simeon Abraham. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Bill Clinton, Christe Maker, Kufureabasi Ebong, James Ejeh, Simeon Abraham, Justice Peter Kekemeke

Adamawa businessman ends in court over alleged oral sex with minors

ABUBAKAR Barkindo, a Yola based businessman, has been arraigned in court for allegedly having oral sex with two young boys in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. The minors... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Abdullahi Mohammed Digil, Abubakar Barkindo, Sawe Nicholas

Abba Kyari’s police accomplices suspended

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has suspended Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Sunday Ubua and Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP James Bawa, from the exercise of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: John Umoru, Simon Agrigba, John Nuhu, Abba Kyari, Ikechukwu Ani, Alhaji Musiliu Smith, Justice Clara Ogunbiyi, James Bawa, Sunday Ubua

PDP constitution recognises zoning, says ex-Chairman

A former Chairman and National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that the party constitution allow zoning of political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje,

Fuel scarcity: NSCDC warns against hoarding products

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) in Ilorin has warned fuel station owners to desist from hoarding products and worsening the fuel scarcity situation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Ahmed Abubakar Audi, NSCDC, ACC Ayinde Yusuf, Mr Makinde Ayinla,

PDP constitution recognises zoning, says ex-Chairman

ABUBAKAR Kawu Baraje, a former Chairman and National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the party constitution allow zoning of political offices.   Baraje,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Abubakar Kawu Baraje, Ibrahim Sulu Gambari

Judge to rule in Kanu’s motion challenging court’s jurisdiction April 8

JUSTICE Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 8 for ruling in a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, JUSTICE Binta Nyako, Mike Ozekhome

Healthcare: Association supports 74 Kwara workers with challenges

THE Muslim Workers’ Welfare, MUSWOW, a faith-based humanitarian organisation in Kwara, has donated over N8 million to 74 workers with health challenges in the state. Alhaji Tajudeen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Tajudeen Yinusa, Abubakar Abdulkadir

DSS Explains Why Nnamdi Kanu Is Not Allowed To Change His Clothes

THE trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu resumed on Wednesday at the Federal High Court in Abuja with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: DSS, Mike Ozekhome, IPOB, Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu

Judge to rule in Kanu’s motion challenging court’s jurisdiction April 8

 JUSTICE Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 8 for ruling in a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Chief Mike Ozekhome, Justice Binta Nyako, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

Woman drags partner to court for refusing to acknowledge marriage

 A businesswoman, Khadija Muhammad on Wednesday dragged her husband, Umar Abdullahi to a Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna for allegedly refusing to acknowledge their union. She... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Khadija Muhammad, Umar Abdullahi, Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta

Kogi farmers laud Buhari, Bello on poverty alleviation programmes

SOME farmers in Kogi, on Wednesday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Yahaya Bello’s empowerment programmes and introduction of practices aimed at lifting them out of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, ogi Value Chain Development Programme, Dr Stella Adejoh, Mrs Zuwaira Abubakar,,

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

Metuh urges NJC on review of medical care for accused persons

OLISA Metuh, the former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appealed to the Judiciary to formulate robust practice directions to ensure objective... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: S.O.D Onyekwere, Justice Okon Abang, Olisa Metuh, Onyechi Ikpeazu

Fuel price hits N600 per litre in Abuja

COMMUTERS and motorists are lamenting as the scarcity of petrol bites harder across the country, Daily Trust reports. Findings reveal that a litre is sold for as high as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Eugene Agha, Victor Edozie, Salim U. Ibrahim, Sadiq Adamu, Abubakar Akote, Simon E. Sunday, Faruk Shuaibu, Seun Adeuyi, Adeyemi Adetunji, Abubakar Sadeeq, Abdullahi Muhammad, Malam Audu Kurum, Abdulla

Surety bags 5 months’ imprisonment for impersonation, forgery

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday sentenced one Gabriel Victor to five months’ imprisonment for forging a document to stand as surety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: EFCC, Mr E. K. Garba, Gabriel Victor, Justice Darius Khobo

ABU threatens to drag El-Rufai to court over land encroachment

THE management of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria has threatened to begin contempt proceedings against Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over the encroachment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nuhu Garba, Altine Jibrin, Nasir El-Rufai, Justice K. Dabo

AEDC takeover: Parties agree to settle out of court

Plaintiffs in the controversial takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have resolved to settle the matter out of court.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Bank for Africa (UBA), Ahmed Raji. SAN, Wole Olanipekun, E. O. Sule, SAN, A.U. Mustapha, Justice Ekwo,

Minister inaugurates Project Management Office members

The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, has inaugurated the Project Management Office (PMO) under the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI), with a call on members to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Abubakar Aliyu, Mathew Osumanyi Danasabe, President Muhammadu Buhari,

No court order can stop deputy Gov’s impeachment – Zamfara Assembly

THE Zamfara State House of Assembly on Tuesday said no court order can stop it from impeaching the deputy governor, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau. The chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Justice Kulu Aliyu, Alhaji Shamsudeen Bosko, Barr. Mahdi Aliyu Gusau.

Top military officer to forfeit N10.9b properties to govt

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said it obtained an order from a Federal High Court in Abuja for the final forfeiture of assets... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, Justice N.E. Maha

Plateau Assembly confirms Dalyop as president, Customary Court of Appeal

THE Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Justice Blessing Dalyop as the substantive President of Customary Court of Appeal.   The Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, who read... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Justice Blessing Dalyop, Gov. Simon Lalong, Yakubu Sanda, Mrs Esther Dusu

Alleged fraud: Again, judge’s absence stalls arraignment of Dana Air MD, others

THE absence of Justice Obiora Egwuatu of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday again stalled the planned arraignment of the Managing Director (MD), Dana Air,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Dana Air, Hathiramani Jacky Ranesh, Ade Adedeji,

Passport: NIS urges Nigerians to exercise patience

THE Cross River Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS has urged Nigerians to exercise patience with the service for sequential production and issuance of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Simbabi Baikie, Mr Abubakar Abdulkadir,

Alleged N400m fraud: Olisa Metuh’s trial reassigned to new judge

THE trial of former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, in the alleged N400 million fraud has been reassigned to a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, Justice Obiora Egwatu

Hanifa: Prime suspect recants as Kano re-arraigns him, 2 others

THE Kano State Government yesterday re-arraigned the proprietor of Nobel Kids Comprehensive College, Kano, Abdulmalik Tanko, 34, before a Kano High Court for the alleged murder... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Fatima Musa, Hashimu Isyaku, Hanifa Abubakar

2023: S-West group tells Atiku to drop presidential ambition

THE South-West Development Frontier, SDF, yesterday, urged former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to drop his presidential ambition, saying those canvassing for his presidency are trying to perpetuate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Vice-President Atiku Abubakar

FG reaffirms commitment to effective power supply – Minister

THE Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, has reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to ensure that Nigerians have an effective power supply through renewable energy.   Mrs Margaret... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Mrs Margaret Oyinboade, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Ina Hommers, Mr. Martin Huth,

Hanifa: Kano govt. re-arraigns school proprietor, two others

 THE Kano state government on Monday, re-arraigned a school proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko, 34, before a Kano High Court for alleged murder of five-year-old school pupil, Hanifa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Barr. Mukhtar Labaran-Usman, Hanifa Abubakar. Barr. Musa Abdullahi-Lawan, Hashimu Isyaku, Fatima Musa,

Igbinedion varsity seeks increase in quota for nursing programme

PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye, Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo, has called on the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, to increase the quota for nursing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Prof. Adelani Tijani, Alhaji Farouk Abubakar, Patricia Anunobi, PROF. Lawrence Ezemonye

Kaduna State health agency to enrol 16,000 pensioners into scheme

The Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority says it will enroll 16,000 pensioners in the state into its health insurance scheme. The Director-General of the authority, Abubakar Hassan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags:  Abubakar Hassan,

Gombe govt. seals bank over alleged N118m tax payment default

Gombe State government, on Monday, sealed two branches of a bank in Gombe metropolis for allegedly defaulting in tax payment between 2008 and 2018. Chairman of the State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Tata,

Northern Nigerian students remain defenders of hope for the region - Northern academics

NORTHERN youths and students have been urged to prepare for future leadership responsibility by working to reclaim their destiny from an exploitative, condescending class that has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Professor Hafiz Abubakar

Hanifa’s murder: Prime suspect, Abdulmalik denies killing own student

THE Proprietor and prime suspect, Abdulmalik Tanko in connection with the alleged murdering of Hanifa Abubakar has on Monday made a u-turn as he denied killing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mukhtar Usman Kabo, Abdulma, lik Tanko, Hanifa Abubakar

Court to rule on NIS prayer to join DSS, NIA in El-Zakzaky’s suit March 28

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 to rule on Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS’s motion to join Department of State Services, DSS, and National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Marshall Abubakar, Jimoh Adamu, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, Obiora Egwuatu

Bwari Council boss promises improved livelihood for residents

Mr John Gabaya, the re-elected chairman, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Monday promised residents of the district, an improved living condition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: John Gabaya, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abubakar Abdullahi,

Court allows AGF to extradite alleged fraudster to US

JUSTICE Daniel Osiagor of the Federal High Court has granted Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, leave to extradite an alleged fraudster, Adedunmola... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Pius Akutah, Adedunmola Gbadegesin, Daniel Osiagor, Abubakar Malami

2023: Serious efforts to woo Emefiele into presidential race heighten

SPIRITED efforts are being made by top shots of the All Progressives Congress, APC, including some officials in the Presidency, to draft Central Bank of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Osita Nwasinobi, Valentine Gabriel, Wale Fapohunda, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Yemi Osinbajo, Orji Uzor Kalu, Rochas Okorocha, Dave Umahi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Godwin Emefiele, Muha

Fire destroys residence of Sheikh Gumi’s in Kaduna

THE residence of the renowned Kaduna Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, has bee reportedly gutted by fire on Saturday. Eyewitness account said efforts were on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Ahmad Abubakar Gumi

Kebbi commences verification, payment of gratuity- HoS

KEBBI State has commenced verification and payment of gratuity balance to civil servants in the state, who retired 2017/2018.   Alhaji Sufiyanu Garba-Bena, the Kebbi State Acting Head of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Sufiyanu Garba-Bena, Atiku Bagudu

Group empowers 200 GBV survivors in Yobe

A Yobe based NGO, Women and Youths Empowerment Initiative (WOYEIN), says it has provided skills acquisition training to 200 survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Women and Youths Empowerment Initiative, Hajiya Husna Ibrahim, Salisu Muktar, Asabe Abubakar, Adamu Gojim, Mrs Faitama Bukar

Constitution Amendments: Speakers tells N/Assembly to lobby presidency, Govs

THE Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly has urged the National Assembly to lobby the presidency and the 36 state governors for successful constitution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Ahmed Idris Wase, Abubakar Suleiman, Ovie Omo-Agege

Actors Guild of Nigeria hosts national patrons

THE President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, hosted the National Patrons of the Guild at a dinner meeting that was held in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ajility Onwurah, Steve Eboh, Kareem Mohammed, VAN, Chinyere Winfred, Abubakar Yakubu, Kenneth Okonkwo, Bishop Sam Zuga, Alex Ejiamatu Nwokeabia, Nnamdi Nwigwe, Anyim Pius Anyim, Suleiman Adejoh, Princ

Constitution Amendment: Speakers insist on restructuring, community police

Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has insisted on the restructuring of Nigeria and community policing in the on-going amendment to the 1999 Constitution. Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Abubakar Suleiman,

Political moves that got people talking

EVERY election year comes with certain blues, mostly coated in hilarious garbs. We have seen politicians go to the streets dancing to the beat of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Usman Danfodio, Nyesom Wike, Babatunde Sanwolu, Rotimi Amaechi, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Atiku Abubakar, Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Adams Oshiomole, Aisha Buhari

Wrongful sack: Man denied N69m entitlement, 21yrs after court cleared him

FABIAN Enebechi, a former staff of the defunct National Electric Power Authority, NEPA was employed on June 7, 1982, as an accounts clerk and worked at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: NEPA, FABIAN Enebechi, Justice Ernest Egbuna,

NLC rejects Kaduna state's plan of interference

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Kaduna State Council, has rejected plans by the Kaduna State Government to administer forms to civil servants to decide whether to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Justice O.A. Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Magaji Suleiman

School bus driver bags life sentence for defiling 4-year-old pupil

AN Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Thursday sentenced a 39-year-old driver, Abiodun Matthew, to life imprisonment for defiling a pupil of University of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Olusola Soneye, Olufunke Adegoke, Abimbola Abolade, Abiodun Matthew, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Despite court order DSS denies Kanu access to new clothes, brother alleges

PRINCE Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of the detained Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has again, raised the alarm that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: PRINCE Emmanuel Kanu, DSS, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako

Buhari desirous of signing Electoral Bill, says aide

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is desirous of assenting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2021, his Senior Special Assistant National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Babajide Omoworare has said. Omoworare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC, Abubakar Malami, Senate, WFD, NILDS, Sen. Babajide Omoworare,

Reps to Malami: No selfish interests in passage of Electoral Bill

HOUSE of Representatives, Thursday, said there was no scintilla of selfish interest in the passage of the electoral act amendment bill into law by the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Abubarkar Malami, Benjamin Kalu, HOUSE of Representatives

Cancer: Experts advocate right policies, accurate data, for proper planning

MEDICAL experts in cancer management have urged governments and relevant stakeholders to generate real cancer data and enact policies that will enable private sectors to thrive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Dr Ekundayo Samuel, Dr Abubakar Bello,

Defection: Court okays Matawalle, others to be joined in suit

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s plea to join Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as a defendant in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, All Progressives Congress, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Niger Govt promises reward for information on bandits – Official

THE Niger State Government has promised to reward any person with credible intelligence that can lead to the arrest of bandits terrorizing parts of the state. Mrs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello,

No criminal case yet established against Kyari – Group

CITIZENS Advocacy Centre (CAC), a civil society group, says no criminal case has been established against the suspended celebrated Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, CAC, Mr Joseph Donald, Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari

Absence of judge stalls suit seeking to stop arrest, extradition of DCP Abba Kyari

ABSENCE of Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stalled the hearing of a suit filed by a group against the police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, Justice Donatus Okorowo

UN court orders Uganda to pay Congo $325m in compensation

 THE International Court of Justice has ordered Uganda to pay $325 million in compensation,  to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The payment was for damages inflicted in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: International Court of Justice,

Sanwo-Olu expresses optimism about LASUED, LASUST

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has expressed optimism that the two newly approved state-owned universities; Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, Ijanikin and Lagos State University... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Mudashiru Obasa, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

FCE Katsina loses deputy provost is

IBRAHIM Abubakar Gafai, the Deputy Provost of Federal College of Education Katsina, has died. According to a family source, Gafai died today after a long illness.   His... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Ibrahim Abubakar Gafai

Kanu’s prosecution can’t proceed without FG showing he was legally extradited — Counsel

ALOY Ejimakor, Special Counsel to detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, , yesterday, said the federal government cannot prosecute the leader of ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Aloy Ejimakor, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Abubakar Malami,

70% of youths threatened by drugs, says Marwa

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa has warned that the nation faces a grim future over the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: NDLEA, Brig General Buba Marwa, Prof. Mrs. Ojiha, Professor Abubakar Sadeeq, Mrs Okereke

Justice Dispensation: I didn’t blame Judiciary – Malami

Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, SAN, says he didn’t blamed the judiciary for delays in prosecution of high profile cases.   Malami made this known in a statement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Minister pledges support to BPSR on good governance

Minister of Power Abubakar Aliyu has pledged the ministry’s support to the Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) in carrying out its mandate of good governance. Aliyu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Abubakar Aliyu,

Alleged N5.2bn fraud: Ojerinde’s personal lawyer testifies against ex-Jamb registrar

A legal practitioner, Peter Oyewole, on Wednesday, testified against the former Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Adedibu Ojerinde, In the Federal High Court,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Justice Egwuatu

Insurgency: Borno Govt resettles Malari community after 7 years

GOV. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Wednesday,  monitored the resettlement of Malari community in Konduga Local Government Area of Konduga after seven years of displacement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Mustafa Abubakar, Mustapha Gubio, Alhaji Abba Saje, Babagana Zulum

Niger assembly urges Govt. to establish office of special adviser on recruitment

THE Niger state House of Assembly has called on Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello to establish the office of the special adviser to the governor on recruitment matters. Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Ahmad Bello, Abdullahi Bawa, Abubakar Sani-Bello

Minister pledges support to BPSR on good governance

MINISTER of Power Abubakar Aliyu has pledged the ministry’s support to the Bureau of Public Service Reforms, BPSR, in carrying out its mandate of good governance. Aliyu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Arabi Dasuki, Odutayo Oluseyi, Abubakar Aliyu

Police tenders exhibits in alleged murder case of Enugu makeup artist

An Enugu High Court presided over by Justice I. N. Okpe on Wednesday admitted into evidence police exhibits on the case of the alleged murder of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Justice I. N. Okpe,

Senate confirms nominees as members of Judicial Service Commission

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nominations of Nnamonso Ekanem and Mahmoud Abubakar Magaji as members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission.The nominees who are from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Nnamonso Ekanem, Mahmoud Abubakar Magaji, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

Judge orders convict to return N500,000 to 2 job seekers

Justice M. T. M Aliyu, of the Kaduna High Court on Wednesday ordered a man, Iliyasu Garba, convicted of forgery to return N500,000 to two job... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Justice M. T. M Aliyu,

World Court set to rule on Congolese claim of over $11bn from Uganda

 The International Court of Justice will on Wednesday rule over a Uganda reparation bill to the Democratic Republic of Congo for its role in conflicts in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: International Court of Justice,

Wike storms Plateau Court to witness trial of ex-Gov Jang

RIVERS State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday morning, stormed a Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, the State capital where a former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Governor. Nyesom Wike, Da Jonah Jang, Yusuf Pam, Justice Christy Dabup, EFCC

Judge remands businessman for allegedly issuing N60m dud cheques

 Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has ordered the remand of a businessman, Kassim Adeleke, at the Kirikiri Medium Correctional Centre.The judge gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags:  Justice Mojisola Dada,Kassim Adeleke

Nigeria in need of more universities – NUC

PROF. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, says the number of universities in Nigeria cannot meet the present demand for higher education in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Abubakar Rasheed

Governor Inuwa’s media aide's father-in-law dies

GOMBE state Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s director-general on press affairs Isma’il Uba Misilli’s father-in-law, Alhaji Shehu Sa’idu Yayi, is dead. He died yesterday as a result of protracted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Abubakar Mohammed Luggerewo, Inuwa Yahaya, Isma’il Uba Misilli

Biafra: Kanu’s prosecution can’t proceed without FG showing he was legally extradited - Counsel

ALOY Ejimakor, Special Counsel to detained leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, said the federal government cannot prosecute the leader of  IPOB... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, ALOY Ejimakor, Abubakar Malami,

Kogi health agency denies cash- for- COVID-19- vaccination allegation

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has denied reports  of alleged  demand  for money from clients by COVID-19 administrators for  vaccine. An NGO, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

Alleged fraud: Ex-JAMB Registrar, ICPC seek plea bargain

A former  Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde has opted for a plea bargain with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Ibrahim Ishyaku, ICPC, Ebenezer Sogunle, NECO

PHCDA targets 15,000 people for daily COVID-19 vaccines in Sokoto

FIFTEEN thousand persons are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 daily in Sokoto state, based on the national projection target set out in the COVID-19 vaccination... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Eduardo Celades, Alex Chimbaru, Aminu Tambuwal, Dr Faisal Shu’aibu, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar

FCT Polls: Atiku urges residents to turn out en mass to support PDP

ATIKU Abubakar, former Vice President, has urged the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, residents and members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to come out en masse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe

Senate President, agencies meet over alleged school fees increase

AHMAD Lawan, Senate President, on Tuesday held a meeting with heads of regulatory agencies in education sector over an alleged hikes in school fees in some... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Prof.Paulinus Chijoke Okwelle, Ahmad Lawan, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed

Judiciary not to be blamed for delays in high profile cases, says CJN

JUSTICE Tanko Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, says the judiciary can not be blamed for delays in high profile cases.   The CJN’s position is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: NBA, Abubakar Malami, Justice Tanko Muhammad

Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria short of legislative drafters, says NILDS DG

 The Director-General of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, has observed that the country has shortage of legislative drafters. Sulaiman expressed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman,

Man begs court to help recover own house from business partner

A 35 year-old man, Rilwan Wakkala, on Tuesday pleaded with a Shari’a court in Kaduna to assist him recover his  two room apartment from one Zulkiflu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Malam Salisu Abubakar-Tureta

Court adjourns suit against former Chief of Air Staff

A Bauchi High court on Tuesday adjourned a suit against the former Chief of Air Staff (CAS), retired Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar to Feb. 22 for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: retired Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Mr Danlami Takko, Mr Usman Darazo

Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

 THE National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: National Universities Commission, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, JAMB, NYSC

Membership: ACCI to partner CAC on companies incorporation

 The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI) is seeking partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to ensure that all companies become members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI), Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar,

Sokoto Assembly okays 42km road network linking 9 villages

THE Sokoto State House of Assembly has adopted a motion for the construction of a 42-kilometre road network linking nine villages in Yabo local government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Achida, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu, Alhaji Atiku Liman

Court permits woman to rent out husband’s apartment to feed family

A Shari’a court sitting at Rigasa, Kaduna on Tuesday ordered a housewife, Rabiatu Alhassan, to rent out her husband’s two-bedroom apartment in order to get money... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Rabiatu Alhassan, Malam Abubakar Salisu-Tureta

Court sentences internet fraudster to 4 months in prison for impersonation

 An FCT High Court sitting in Kubwa, on Tuesday sentenced a 23- year-old man, Friday Owoicho to four months in prison for impersonation. Owoicho who pleaded guilty... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Justice Kezziah

People's Gazette/NIA Face off: HEDA decries media harassment, calls for restraint

THE Human Environmental & Development Agenda, HEDA, has lent its voice (among other enemies of oppression, intimidation and suppression in the society) against the undeserved incursion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: HEDA, Suraju Olanrewaju, NIA, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar,

Time up for old leaders, need for power shift

DID you have electricity in your area to watch the finals of 2021 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, between Senegal and Egypt? I ask because we... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Jelani Aliyu, Pat Utomi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Akinwumi Adesina, Yakubu Dogara, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, Dave Umahi, Abubakar Sani Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Prof Ki

Electoral bill: Buhari still withholds signature after 7-day ultimatum

EIGHT days after the National Assembly transmitted the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2022 for assent, President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to sign the bill, sparking fresh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Samson Itodo, Yabagi Sani, INEC, Abubakar Malami, IPAC, Muhammadu Buhari

Gov Badaru says he met his campaign promises

GOVERNOR Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has declared that he had succeeded in fulfilling 94 percent of the promises he made to the people during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Alhaji Baidi Gajo Elleman, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar

Hushpuppi: FG may extradite Abba Kyari to US for trial — Malami

...Says police report established reasonable ground for suspicion THE Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Monday, said the Federal Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, DCP, Hussipuppi, Abba Kyari, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas,

Our position on Igboho, Kanu, Abba Kyari, by Malami

THE Federal Government position on the fate of separatists’ agitators – Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a Igboho) – made public yesterday by Attorney-General of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Abubakar Malami, Sunday Adeyemo, Abba Kyari, Senator Rochas Okorocha

S/Court fixes May 6 for judgment in Imo, Rivers legal tussle over oil wells

THE Supreme Court on Monday fixed May 6 for judgment in a legal tussle between Rivers and Imo over the ownership of 17 oil wells in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Dr Remi Olatubora, Chief Olusola Oke

Sanusi expresses panic, says Nigeria living on extra time

ALHAJI Muhammadu Sanusi II, the 14th Emir of Kano, has declared that Nigeria “is living on extra time”. Speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, at a reception... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Tayo Sowunmi, Muhammadu Sanusi

Court dismisses NSITF suit against school for lack of proof

 The National Industrial Court, has dismissed a suit filed by the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Management Board against Bluebells School, for lack of proof. Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Justice Sanusi Kado

Court dismises N10m fundamental rights suit against I-G

AHigh Court in Lokoja on Monday dismissed a N10 million fundamental rights suit against the Inspector-General of Police by a 24/year-old Dalukut Sumdi. Delivering judgment, Justice A.N. Awulu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Justice A.N. Awulu,

Implementation of ACJMC will reduce congestion in correctional centres – CJ

 Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, says correctional centres in the state will no longer be congested with the establishment of Administration of Criminal Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC), Mr Suleiman Daudu, CSP Olufunke Fawole, Justice Ladiran Akintola,

Supreme Court to deliver VAT collection judgment, May 6

THE Supreme Court on Monday fixed May 6 for judgment in the suit filed by the Rivers Government challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, IRS, Justice Haruna Tsammani,

Man jailed 18 months for trafficking 4kg of cannabis

 A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a man, Ibrahim Idowu to 18 months imprisonment for trafficking 4kg of cannabis. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche Agomoh,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

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Odili passport seizure: Court vacates orders against NIS lawyer

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, vacated the order made against the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) lawyer, Jimoh Adamu, over his alleged refusal to appear... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

Court hears suit against DisCos on estimated billing March 2

An Ikeja High Court has fixed March 2 for hearing of a suit against Ikeja Electric and Eko Electricity Distribution Company over their failure to implement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo,

REOPENED: VAT collection: Supreme Court to deliver judgment May 6

 The Supreme Court on Monday fixed May 6 for judgment in the suit filed by the Rivers Government challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola

Hanifa: Let justice prevail, re-open private schools

THE recent tragic kidnap and murder of five-year-old Miss Hanifa Abubakar by her teacher, Abdulmalik Tanko, in Kano, elicited a number of knee-jerk reactions by people... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Abdulmalik Tanko, Governor Umar Ganduje

Ex-Northwest governor calls for immediate dissolution of APC

YAHAYA Abubakar, a former governor of Northwestern state, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, under the current leadership arrangement was shrinking away by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Yahaya Abubakar, APC

NIN-SIM linkage: SERAP writes Buhari over ‘unlawful access to subscribers’ details’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently review and rescind your reported... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Isa Pantami, Kolawole Oluwadare, Muhammadu Buhari, SERAP

2023: Abdulsalami says Nigeria needs no more old leaders

GENERAL Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former Head of State, has declared that Nigeria needs a younger and vibrant leadership to make it a greater place. Abdulsalami pledged to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Solomon Dalung, Adewole Adebayo, Abdulsalami Abubakar

God saved me from being beheaded — Kidnap victim

CASES of kidnapping have become worrying in the North with bandits having a field day in Kaduna, Kebbi, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara States. It’s a story... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Abdullahi Abubakar Wali-Bukkuyum, Muhammadu Buhari

Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar: Harvest of Honours

HARD work and appreciation are part of human existence at the individual or governmental level. Appreciation for deeds well done is one form of motivation to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Abdulsalami Abubakar

Issue of age in Nigerian leadership

IN recent weeks and months, many Nigerians have called for younger candidates to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. I recall that Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, former military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Olusegun Obasanjo, Olusegun Obasanjo, Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida

Niger Gov. urges adoption of technology to fight insecurity

Gov. Abubakar Bello has urged the military and other security agencies to adopt use of modern technology in tackling terrorism, banditry and other forms of criminality... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bello, National Defence College (NDC),

Man in court for allegedly setting his dog on neighbour’s daughter

A 45-year-old man, Abiodun Ajayi, was docked in a Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja for allegedly setting his dog on his neighbor’s daughter.   The police charged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mr Olarewaju Osho, Zuma Abubakar, Inuwa Maiwada

Families of arrested BDC operators send message to Buhari for action

AGGRIEVED family members of the 45 Bureau De Change, BDC, operators from Kano who were arrested 11 months ago have called on the federal government to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Mansur Muhammad Usman, Yazid Muhammad Usman, Nasiba Gwani Lawi, Daily Trust, Muhammad Lawan Sani, Ibrahim Shani, Auwal Fagge, Yusuf Ali Yusuf, Baba Usaini, Abubakar Yellow, Aminu Ado Bayero

Investigate Atiku now over allegation of threats to life by wife — HURIWA

HUMAN Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Usman Alkali Baba, to diligently investigate allegations of threats to life... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Alhaji Usman Alkali Baba, Alhaji  Atiku Abubakar, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, HURIWA

Buhari arrives Addis Ababa ahead of 35th AU session

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ahead of the 35th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Africa Union Heads of State and Government. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Victor Adeleke, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, Mr Sunday Aghaeze, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Dr Muhammed Abubakar, Mr Femi Adesina,

Forum urges PDP to jettison zoning of presidential ticket for 2023

THE Forum of Serving and Former House of Representatives members, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to jettison the idea of zoning the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Abubakar Rimi, Mukhtar Ahmed, PDP

Kebbi LG poll: Police deploy personnel in 21 LGAs

POLICE Command in Kebbi State says it has deployed adequate personnel in order to ensure hitch-free 2022 Local Government Councils’ Elections in the state on Feb.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Nafi’u Abubakar

FCTA pledges synergy with IITA on food security

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat has pledged to sustain its synergy with International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Francisa Ihekandu, Prof. Lateef Sanni, Malam Abubakar Ibrahim, FCTA

Amaechi, Malami, dragged to court over alleged unlawful award of contract

Three construction companies have dragged the Minister of Transportation and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) to a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged unlawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Abubakar Malami, Mr James Okoh, Ahmed Mohammed, Duluidas Nigeria Limited, Duliz Dredging and Construction Limited, Consortium of Duluidas Nigeria Limited, Duliz Dredging and Constru

We supply food, drinks to kidnappers on Lagos-Ibadan expressway — Suspects

SUSPECTED kidnap syndicate, has confirmed their involvement in the recent kidnap operation at Onigari on Lagos-Ibadan expressway which led to the death of a 45-year old... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Ngozi Onadeko, Bashiru Abubakar, Oluwatosin Anwajoye

3 docked over alleged attempt to steal caterpillar worth N35m

 A 76-year-old man, Abdullahi Usman, and two others were, on Thursday, arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged attempt to steal a caterpillar, worth N35... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Abdullahi Usman,Saada Abubakar.

Alleged $130M fraud: Court to try Saipem Nigeria, Saipem SPA in absentia

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt on Wednesday declared to try in absentia, Saipem Nigeria and it parents company in Italy, Saipem SPA over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 276 times

Tags: High Court, Saipem SPA, Justice Okogbue Gbasam

NSCDC CG orders reinstatement of Shina Peller’s details

COMMANDANT General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi has ordered the reinstatement of civil defence personnel who were earlier... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: NSCDC, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, Shina Peller

Gov’s aide advises youths to shun divisive tendencies

JULIANA Esla, the Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Inter- Party Affairs, has urged the youths and other Nigerians to shun... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Adamu, Abdullahi Sule, Juliana Esla

MAAN repays ABP loans, erects second largest maize pyramid –president

THE Maize Association of Nigeria, MAAN, says it was erecting a maize pyramid in Kaduna state, as part of its loan repayment under the Anchor Borrowers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Ibrahim Hussaini, Bello said, Nasir El-Rufai, Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Bello, Abubakar Bello

NDE trains 20 unemployed persons, employ 20 others in Edo

NATIONAL Directorate of Employment, NDE, has commenced training of 20 unemployed persons under its Community-Based Training Scheme, CBTS, and employed 20 others in Edo. Speaking at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: O.O. Igbinigie, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, Solomon Edobor

ECOWAS Court to deliver judgment on April 27, 2022 in case filed by 19 Fulani communities over killings in Nigeria’s Mambilla Plateau

JUDGMENT has been fixed for April 27, 2022, by the ECOWAS Court of Justice in a suit filed by a Non- Governmental Organisation, representing 19 Fulani... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justices Gberi-be Ouattara, Dupe Atoki.NGO, A.O Rufai, Justice Edward Amoako Asante, Mohammad Hamza,

60 farmers gets trained by FMARD in Plateau

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Wednesday in Plateau conducted a training on Good Agricultural Practice, GAP, for 60 farmers across the country.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Iboretim Effiom, Nwankwo Ikechukwu, Prof. Chike Ogbona, Abdullahi Abubakar, Omotosho Agbani

Man, 20, pleads guilty to trafficking cannabis

A 20-year-old man, Shafiu Abdulrahman, has pleaded guilty before a Federal High Court in Lagos to a charge of drug trafficking preferred against him by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Justice Yellin Bogoro,

Hijab use: Court fixes March 11 for suit on infringement of human rights

 An Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, presided by Justice Ladiran Akintola has fixed March 11 for hearing in an enforcement of fundamental human Rights suit. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Justice Ladiran Akintola,

Former Yobe Senator, Hassan defects to APC from PDP

Sen. Mohammed Hassan, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former senator representing Yobe South, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, Sen. Mohammed Hassan, Ahmad Lawan, Alhaji Muhammadu Gadaka, Sen. Ibrahim Bomoi, Mr Abubakar Aliyu,

BudgIT co-founder suggests ₦10 billion crowdfunding for Peter Obi's presidential campaign

SEUN Onigbide, the co-founder and CEO of BudgIT, a Nigerian civic tech organization, has suggested raising ₦10 billion through crowdfunding for the presidential campaign of former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Seun Onigbide, Atiku Abubakar, governor Bala Mohammed, CEO of BudgIT, Peter Obi, PDP, Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki

Court orders Fed Govt to pay Kanu’s associates N200,000

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to pay N200,000 to four individuals earlier charged with the leader of the proscribed Indigenous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bright Chimezie, Chidiebere Onwudike, Benjamin Maduagwu, David Nwaurusi.

Jail delivery Committee pardons 31 inmates in Adamawa

The Adamawa Jail Delivery Committee says it has pardoned 31 inmates of the Mubi and Maiha Correctional Centres in Mubi and Maiha Local Government Areas of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Musa Nathan,

Court remands man over alleged N10m land fraud

Justice M.T.M Aliyu of the Kaduna High Court, on Wednesday ordered that Farouq Jibrin should be remanded in a correctional center over alleged N10 million fraud. Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Justice M.T.M Aliyu

Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission boss files suit

The suspended chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission,  Muhuyi Rimin-Gado on Wednesday, challenged his suspension before the National Industrial Court. Rimin-Gado instituted the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi,

Court remands man, 63, in prison for alleged defilement of 7-year-old foster daughter

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Wednesday remanded a 63-year-old man, Alhaji Danladi Sule in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling his seven-year-old foster daughter. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in persons ( NAPTIP), Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Court orders forfeiture of convict’s iPhone, $300 to FG

A High Court in Kaduna on Wednesday ordered the EFCC to sell an iPhone 11 belonging to Clement Jude and the proceeds be paid into Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Justice M.T. M. Aliyu,

PDP flays APC for allegedly attacking its office

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned in strong terms, the attack and arson on its office and the property of a prominent PDP member located... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, Debo Ologunagba

Governors, Lawmakers conflict over clauses in the electoral bill

THE clash between governors and federal lawmakers over two new clauses may affect the signing of the re-amended electoral bill, Daily Trust reports. The National Assembly had on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Umar Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Professor Paul Ananaba, Kamilu Sani Fage, Yusuf Yusuf, Walid Jibrin, Yahaya Abdullahi, Ovie Omo-Agege, Ahmad Lawan, Ndudi Elumelu, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Daily Trust, Muhamma

Heavy security as Court rules over suit challenging Osun APC congress

THERE is heavy security ahead of the ruling of Federal High Court, Osogbo on a suit filed by 2,517 aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) Osun State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Justice Emmanuel Ayoola, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Mai Mala-Buni, Dr Mubaraq Adekilekun

Youths fault government for banditry attacks in Niger

YOUTHS in Shororo Local Government Area of Niger State have blamed the state government for the Saturday attack by terrorists where no fewer than 20 people... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Sani Abubakar Yusuf Kokki, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mary Noel-Berje

Rice milling factory in Kano receives loans from Fidelity bank

FIDELITY Bank has facilitated the disbursement of over N34 billion in direct credit to players in the rice value chain, even as it financed a 400... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Isa Muhammed Gerawa, Muhammadu Buhari, Godwin Emefiele, Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe

Court denies jurisdiction on suit by Aregbesola’s loyalists

A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday denied jurisdiction to entertain the case instituted by 2,517 aggrieved members of All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Rauf Aregbesola, Justice Emmanuel Ayoola

Osinbajo tasks reconstituted NCP on new transactions, others

THE Vice President and Chairman of the National Council on Privatisation, NCP, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked members of the reconstituted NCP to tackle new transactions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhari, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, Abubakar Malami, Godwin Emefiele, Boss Gida Mustapha, Muhammad Kabir Ahmad, Alex A. Okoh, Nasidi Ali, R

N784.3m Debt: Court orders unfreezing Of Benue accounts

 THE Federal High Court Abuja,  on Tuesday, ordered  the unfreezing of all accounts belonging to  the Benue  Government except  one domiciled in Zenith bank.   Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo

How to end banditry, killings, by El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday called for the establishment of a theatre command to tackle insecurity in the Northwest and Niger State. Bandits have turned the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Mallam Yohana Yakubu, Mary Berje, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello,

Assembly confirms Tambuwal’s 2 Commissioner nominees

THE Sokoto State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal two Commissioner nominees as members of the state Executive Council. This followed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Akibu Dalhatu, Dahiru Yabo, Malami Basakkwace, Aminu Tambuwal

Coordinated cargo examination to address corrupt practices at ports – Fadipe

MOSES Fadipe, National Coordinator, Port Standing Task Team, PSTT, on Tuesday said that a coordinated cargo examination would address corrupt practices at the ports. Fadipe made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Abubakar Umar, Mohammed Mustapha, Moses Fadipe

FOI: Malami tasks MDAs on compliance

ABUBAKAR Malami,SAN, minister of Justice, has tasked Government Ministries Departments and Agencies, MDAs, to comply with the provisions  of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.   Malami, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Edetaen Ojo, Stella Nwafia, Lanre Arogundade, Clement Boutillier, ABUBAKAR Malami

Atiku visits IBB in Minna

…commiserated with Niger State Governor over incessant Banditry in the state FORMER Vice President and People’s Democratic Party, PDP stalwart, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has visited former Military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar, General Ibrahim Babangida

APC chairmanship: Sani Musa gets endorsement of Niger Gov, NASS caucus

THE national chairmanship aspiration of Senator Mohammed Sani Musa received a boost as Abubakar Sani Bello, the governor of his native Niger State, on Monday, endorsed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Sabi Abdullahi, Abubakar Sani Bello, Mohammed Sani Musa

EFCC tenders Maina’s judgment in evidence against Oronsaye

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, tendered the judgment of a court, convicting Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team to prison... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mr Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Atiku’s campaign office in Gombe has been vandalized, PDP secretariat set ablaze

SUSPECTED political thugs have vandalised the campaign office of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, situated near Investment Quarters, about eight kilometres away from the Gombe metropolis. The office... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: SP Obed Mary Malum, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Moses Kyari, General Audu Kwaskebe, Atiku Abubakar

‘My life under threat’ Atiku’s wife opens up

JENNIFER Abubakar, the estranged wife of Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has broken the silence on the ongoing divorce saga with her husband. In a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Peter Okocha, Senator Ben Obi, Tunde Ayeni, Captain Yahaya, Senator Ben Bruce, Atiku Abubakar, Jennifer Abubakar

2023: Atiku's fate in becoming president

ATIKU Abubakar, former vice president, has never hidden his ambition to become the President of Nigeria. At 75, age is no longer on his side and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Kassim Afegbua, Malam Adamu, Bala Mohammed, Raymond Dokpesi, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo

14 deaths occurred from 31 auto crashes in Delta - FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said it recorded 14 deaths from 31 road traffic accidents in Delta between Dec. 17, 2021 and Jan. 15, 2022. Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Ibrahim Abubakar

Why Jennifer Douglas divorced Atiku Abubakar

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been divorced from his wife Jennifer Douglas, she confirmed on Tuesday. In a statement, Jennifer explained that “the core reason for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, Jennifer Douglas, Peter Okocha, Senator Ben Obi, Tunde Ayeni, Captain Yahaya

18-year-old man arraigned for alleged assault

SODIQ Raji, an 18-year-old man, on Tuesday appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly assaulting someone with a knife. Raji, whose address was not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Abubakar Musa, Sodiq Raji, Insp. E. O. Adaraloye

Governor evacuated by helicopter as gridlock hits Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

GOVERNOR Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger was evacuated by a helicopter when his convoy was stuck in a gridlock on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Sunday. The governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Garba Datti Mohammed, FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, Mary Noel-Berje, Ahmed Nuhu Bamali

Governor Tambuwal joins 2023 race, formally declares for presidency

AMINU Tambuwal, the Sokoto state governor, has declared his intention to run for the highest political office, the presidency, in Nigeria come 2023. Mr Tambuwal would be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: AMINU Tambuwal, PDP, vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Gov Mohammed Bala, Dele Momodu,

Judge orders Nigerian Navy to pay entitlements of late Ndubuisi Kanu

AN Ikeja High Court has ordered the Nigerian Navy to pay the entitlements of a former Military Administrator of Lagos and Imo, the late Rear Adm.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Justice Christopher Balogun, Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu, Mrs Gladys Kanu, Mr O.Owoh, Mrs C. G. Cirbam, Josephine Ndubuisi-Kanu

Security guard gets life imprisonment for defiling teen

JUSTICE Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Monday sentenced a 23-year-old security guard, Blessing Okon to life imprisonment for defiling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Mrs Olufunke Adegoke, Mr Olusola Soneye, Justice Abiola Soladoye

 FOI desk officers of public institutions meet on establishment of online platform to share information 

FREEDOM of Information (FOI) Desk Officers from various Federal public institutions will meet at a two-day workshop in Abuja on February 1 and 2, 2022 to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Edetaen Ojo,  Abubakar Malami, European Union,

2023 presidency: Tricky storms before Atiku

IS 2023 the 11th hour for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the 11th Vice President of Nigeria, to become the president of the most populous black nation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Paul Ibe, Kassim Afegbua, Goodluck Jonathan, Daily Trust, Baba Gana Kingibe, Olusegun Obasanjo, Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar

Tinubu hosts Omole, APC UK chair, NDA team in London ahead of 2023 poll

BOLA Tinubu, one of the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has hosted Ade Omole, leader of the United Kingdom, UK, chapter of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Joseph Adebola, Kenny Ojutalayo, Oladapo Habeeb, Edith Nwachukwu, Rakiya Abubakar, Ronke Tomori, Lanre AdegunAkin Badeji, Alhaji AbdulRasaq Danjuma, Ade Omole, Bola Tinubu

JAMB PRO drags Ahmed Isah, Human Right Radio to court for defamation

FABIAN Benjamin, the Head, Media and Public Relations at Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, has dragged Ahmed Isah of Human Rights Radio to court over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Fabian Benjamin, Chris Alashi, Justice A.O. Ebong

SERAP sues Buhari, others over ‘missing N3.1bn in finance ministry’

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari “over his failure to probe allegations that over N3bn of public funds... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Zainab Ahmed,  Mr Abubakar Malami, SERAP

12 killed by bandits in a village in Niger

IN an attack that started Saturday up till Sunday morning, 12 people have been confirmed killed by bandits in Galadima Kogo, Shiroro local government area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Sani Abubakar Yusuf Kokki,

2023 presidency: What Bauchi governor said about Atiku

GOVERNOR Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State says Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president is qualified to be president, but age is not on his side. Although Atiku. 75, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Aminu Tambuwal, Adamu Gumba, Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar, Bala Mohammed

Food Security: focusing on agricultural research and renaissance in Nigeria

WITH the renewed focus by the Federal Government to revamp the non- oil sector of the Nigeria economy; the agro-industry is seen by many observers to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Ajeigbe, Mr Ezeikel Mam, Prof. Garba Sharubutu, President, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Mr Isiadinso Obialuju,

North must produce Buhari’s successor, says Bala Mohammed

GOVERNOR Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State is not swayed by arguments in favour of presidential power shift to the South next year as he insists that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof George Obiozor, Governor Bala Mohammed, Vice President Atiku Abubakar,

Kogi Govt. allows Prince Audu Varsity to keep IGR

THE Kogi Government on Saturday permitted the state-owned Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) to keep all its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to develop infrastructure in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, Prince Abubakar Audu University, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Prof Marietu Ohurene-Tenuche,

Ganduje presents staff of office to Emir of Gaya

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Saturday, presented the staff of office to Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim, as the second Emir of Gaya. The new Emir was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim, Alhaji Nasiru Bayero, Abubakar Sa’ad II, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje

Umahi, Atiku in war of words over PDP spokesman, party secretariat

EBONYI State Governor, David Umahi, has denied having a hand in the continued closure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state head office in Abakaliki, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Governor David Umahi, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, All Progressives Congress

Nasarawa govt. to place sanctions against littering environment with polythene bags

THE Nasarawa government says it will henceforth sanction anyone caught littering the environment with polythene bags in the state.   The state Commissoner For Environment and Natural Resources,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Lande, Mr Kwanta Yakubu, Mr Abubakar Mohammed,

Yari, Marafa meet Atiku, Saraki amid rumoured defection

FORMER governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, on Thursday night had a meeting with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.  Also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki

Health: 987,635 persons in Bauchi LGCs have received treatment from NTDs

SANUSI Ishaku, Data Officer, Neglected Tropical  Diseases, NTD, Unit, has said that 987,635 persons in five local government councils, LGCs, of Bauchi were treated of various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Hashim Dori, Nasiru Baba, Hauwa Abubakar, Dr Rilwanu  Mohammed, Sanusi Ishaku

Court rejects EFCC exhibits against ex-SGF over N544m fraud

JUSTICE Charles Agbaza of an FCT High Court in Friday rejected evidence by a witness of the EFCC in the trial of Babachir Lawal a former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Ofem Uket, Napoleon Idelana, Musa Bulani, Dare Folarin, Akin Olujimi, Apeh John Monday, Suleiman Abubakar, Babachir Lawal, Charles Agbaza

Atiku, Masari, others attend wedding of Max Air founder’s son

POLITICIANS across party affiliations assembled at Abi Talib Central Mosque in Maitama, Abuja yesterday where Shamsudeen Mangal, Dahiru Mangal, Katsina born business mogul's son, got married... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 359 times

Tags: Bukola SarakiRochas Okorocha, Ahmad Lawal, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sheik Abdullahi Bala Kau, Aminu Masari, APC, Mai Mala Buni, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Atiku Abubakar, Max Air Limited, Afdin Group, Habeeb

Wike accuses Supreme Court of delaying resolution of VAT dispute

RIVERS Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Supreme Court of being “lethargic” in resolving the legal dispute on the Value Added Tax (VAT) between the State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Governor, Nyesom Wike, Justice Anwuri Ichegbu Chikere,

Venue, dates for Police Constable screening in Enugu is out

 POLICE Command in Enugu State have announced venue and dates for screening of applicants for the Force Constable Recruitment across the country. of 10,000 Constables for applicants,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: ASP Daniel Ndukwe, Mr Lawal Abubakar,

2023 Presidency: Governor Bello gets endorsement of clerics

NO fewer than 1,000 Islamic and Christian clerics including their followers, have drummed support for the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello’s 2023 presidential ambition. The clergymen, during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Mahmoud Abubakar, Yahaya Bello, Bishop Praise Moses

FG pledges support to gemstones, jewellery trainees

 The Federal Government has assured youths under-going training in Gemstones and jewellery of its support, to ensure their products competed favourably on the international market.   The Minister... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Mr Al – Mujtaba Abubakar, Mrs Etore Thomas,

Father jailed for for defiling, impregnating teenage daughter

EKPO Lawrence, a 42-year-old father, was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment without an option of fine by an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Bola Akinsete, NAN, Ekpo Lawrence, Justice Abiola Soladoye

Police Helicopter in controlled safe-landing in Bauchi

THE Nigeria Police Helicopter, Bell 429 5NMDA, flying from Abuja to Bauchi on Tuesday, January 26, 2022, was involved in a controlled safe landing at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, IGP Usman Alkali Baba

Ekiti 2022: Group cautions APC, PDP against disrupting political process

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, Ekiti Democratic Movement (EDM), has advised political gladiators in the state to desist from any act that could truncate the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Mr Akinola Busuyi, Mr Victor Olabimtan, Gov. Abubakar Baderu

Crush every bandit, terrorist - Buhari orders military

BANDITS and terrorists will come under severe onslaught in the coming days following an order from President Muhammadu Buhari to the military not to spare them. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Sa’ad Abubakar III.,

Ekiti APC governorship candidate emerges

BIODUN Oyebanji, the immediate-past Secretary to Ekiti State Government, has been declared winner of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Abubakar Badaru, Biodun Oyebanji, APC

PSC insists on fresh investigation, rejects report on Abba Kyari

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has rejected the report of the panel that investigated the alleged connection between the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, the former head... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Frank Mba, FBI, Leadership, Abubakar Malami, Usman Baba, Hushpuppi, Abbas Ramon, Abba Kyari, Police Service Commission

FG to prioritize out-of-school children

CHUKWUEMEKA Nwajiuba, the minister of State for Education, has said bringing every child on board the ship of education is a National priority, which every stake... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Prof. Akpama Simon Ibor, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Police speaks on its troubled helicopter

...clarifies aircraft did not crash landing  THE Nigeria Police Helicopter, Bell 429 5NMDA, flying from Abuja to Bauchi on Tuesday, January 26, was involved in a controlled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Helicopter, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport,

Buhari promises Nigerians victory over evil

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed confidence that Nigeria will win the battle over evil. Buhari said this when he visited the palace of Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Aminu Tambuwal, BUA Group, Daily Trust, Muhammadu Buhari, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

Kaduna community to get NDE's vocational training

THE National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Kaduna directorate, on Thursday began a life skill training for 20 youths and women in Kudenda community, Kaduna South Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Stanley Bani, Ali Umar, Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Victoria Williams-Dada, National Directorate of Employment

Kaduna: LG chairmen each donate N1m monthly for nutrition intervention

THE chairmen of the 23 Local Government, LG, councils in Kaduna State, have each pledged to release one million naira monthly for nutrition intervention in their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Umar Bambale, Abubakar Buba, NAN

Court orders CBN to pay 110 disengaged ABU staff

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja on Thursday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to pay 110 disengaged staff of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: CBN, Justice Rakiya Hasstrup, Court, Ahmadu Bello University

2023: PDP stalwart describes Atiku as party’s best bet

KENNETH Imasuagbon, a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo, on Thursday said that Atiku Abubakar, former vice president of Nigeria, is the winning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ronald Reagan, Lee Kuan Yew, Atiku Abubakar, KENNETH Imasuagbon, Peoples Democratic Party

Oyo government gives scholarship to 23-year-old blinded from EndSARS brutality

SAMUEL Ogundeji, a 23-year-old, who was falsely accused of stealing a banker’s wallet and brutalised by men of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, which resulted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Justice Badejoko Adeniji, Seyi Makinde, SAMUEL Ogundeji, Special Anti-Robbery Squad

Another girl murdered in Kano - Ganduje

…It’s barbaric, says NHRC BARELY days after news of the gruesome killing of Hanifa Abubakar spread like a wildfire, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, yesterday, confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Abubakar Muhammad, Tony Ojukwu, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, NHRC,

Malami and the madding mob

NIGERIA has always struggled with the rule of law. Whether it be watery legislations, wavering legislators, arrogant executives or jaded judges, Nigeria has always found it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Malami, Obiezu

NNPC says there is sufficient petrol

NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Limited yesterday said there is sufficient stock of petrol to meet local demand, calling on the public to desist from panic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi, IPMAN, Garba Deen Muhammad, NNPC

Court orders: Alleged N84m fraud suspect remanded

TWO days after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission kept a vigil at the Federal High Court Lagos, the EFCC has arraigned one Edrian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 324 times

Tags: Justice Daniel Osiagor, Victor Chinedu, Mohammed Hussain, Mark David Umeh, Edrian Osagie Ididia, Justice Serifat Solebo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

ACF says Nigeria fast returning to barbarism

THE Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Mouthpiece of Northern Nigeria, yesterday held a National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting in Kaduna where it expressed worry about the killing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Audu Ogbe, NEC, the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF,

Court stop ICPC from freezing bank account without pertinent order

A Federal High Court in Lagos has held that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, cannot place a Post No Debit, PND,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Ademola Obayomi, Eyituoyo Prosper Mogbeyi, Victor Opara, Justice Peter Lifu, ICPC

NSCDC boss promises to defeat bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

RESPITE may have come the way of Katsina, Zamfara, Jigawa and Kano States as Ahmed Abubakar Audi, the commandant-general of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: NSCDC, Ahmed Abubakar Audi

#EndSARS: Makinde receives panel report, assures on quick implementation

...directs Oyo CP to submit details of Police victims …. awards a scholarship for the 23-year-old victim OYO State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, received the report of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Seyi Makinde, #ENDSARS, Justice Badejoko Adeniji, Taiwo Adisa

 EFCC ordered to pay Ubani 12m for illegal detention

MONDAY Ubani, chairman of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL, will be smiling to the banks going by the court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Senator Christopher Enai, Monday Ubani, Justice Sylvanus Oriji,

Students avoid teachers in Kano schools following Hanifa’s murder

FOLLOWING the tragic murder of a 5-year-old kid, Hanifa Abubakar, by the proprietor of her school in Kano State, parents now storm schools before closing hours... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Haruna Abubakar, Fauziyya D. Suleiman, Shajaratul Mubaraka, Yahaya Sa’id, Daily Trust, A’isha Buhari, Muhammnadu Buhari, Abdulmalik Tanko, Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School

Anti-corruption: HEDA/Adoke, Malami: Judge berates prosecuting counsel for lack of diligence, others 

FOLLOWING the proceedings yesterday at the federal high court in Abuja before Justice Binta Nyako, over cyberstalking charges filed by the Attorney General of the federation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako,

Buhari, Ndume receive applauds on fight against poverty

GREATER Southern Borno, a socio-cultural and political group, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Mohammed Ali Ndume, the senator representing Borno South, for instituting developmental schemes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: CBN, Ibrahim Abubakar, Mohammed Ali Ndume, President Muhammadu Buhari

Bauchi residents hail FG’s stand on fuel subsidy

Some residents of Bauchi have applauded the Federal Government over the postponement of the proposed removal of fuel subsidy in the country. A cross section of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP), Dr Abdulmajid Jamal, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA),

Gunmen abduct teacher, four others in Yobe – Police

 The Police Command in Yobe on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of Babagana Kachalla, an Assistant Headmaster, Central Primary School, Buni Yadi, and four others by gunmen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Abubakar Barma, Haruna Barma, Modu Bukar and Hajiya Gana.

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Justice Ozoemena as new State Chief Judge

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Tuesday, swore in Justice Raymond Ozoemena as the substantive Chief Judge of the State after he served on acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Justice Raymond Ozoemena, National Judicial Council (NJC),

Kano Judiciary disposes 10,507 out of 28,550 cases in 2020/2021 legal year – CJ

THE Kano State judiciary disposed of 10, 5o7 out of the 28, 550 cases in the outgone 2020/2021 Legal Year, the Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir-Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Justice Nura Sagir-Umar, Musa Abdullahi-Lawan, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Mr Aminu Gadanya

Former head of state opens up how he rehabilitated Obasanjo

GENERAL Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), former Head of State, has explained the  role he played after ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was released from prison in 1998. Obasanjo was among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Abubakar

Zone presidency to north and experience mass defection - Group warns PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) risks mass defections if it fails to zone the 2023 presidency to Southern Nigeria, a group, Vanguard for Justice, has warned.  The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Vanguard for Justice, Governor Babangida Aliyu, Peoples Democratic Party, Emmanuel Nduka, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Olashore Int'l School sets up panel to ascertain alleged sexual assault

THE Trustees of Olashore International School Association – Proprietor of Olashore International School (OIS), a private co-educational boarding secondary school in Iloko-Ijesha, Osun State, has inaugurated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Dr Alero Roberts, Dr Sade Olajubu, Ebuka Ekeanyanwu, Mrs Olapeju Sofowora, Olashore International School, Obiamaka Azubuike, Justice Olusola Williams,

Court sentences businessman to 1 year imprisonment for cheating partner

 Justice Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday sentenced one Hassan Bala to one year imprisonment for cheating. Justice Khobo sentenced Bala after he pleaded... Read more

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Tags:  Justice Darius Khobo

I won’t hesitate to sign death sentence of Hanifa’s killer - Ganduje

…As Aisha Buhari wants the killer to be publicly executed GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State yesterday vowed not to hesitate to sign the death sentence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Abdulmalik Muhammad Tanko, Aisha Buhari, Hanifa Abubakar,

Abdulsalami’s govt killed my father says Abiola son, Jamiu

JAMIU Abiola, son of the late business mogul and winner of June 12, 1993, presidential election, MKO Abiola, yesterday, faulted the recent claim by former Head... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 258 times

Tags: JAMIU Abiola, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, MKO Abiola,

2023: Leader of Atiku's technical committee reveals his plan if elected

RAYMOND Dokpesi, the leader of the technical committee for the Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign, has said that if elected, the former Vice President of the country,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 217 times

Tags: Alwell Asiforo, Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, APC, Raymond Dokpesi, Atiku Abubakar

IPOB has done nothing wrong – Dokpesi

…Woos S’East for Atiku …Says Nigeria bleeding, needs a lifeline THE owner of DAAR Communication, and the Chairman Technical Committee for Abubakar Atiku Presidential project, High Chief Raymond... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: DAAR Communication, PDP, Raymond Dokpesi, Abubakar Atiku

CSOs urges APC, PDP to zone presidency to South

CIVIL Society Organisations, CSOs, under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Monday, called on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Umar Bature, Iyorchia Ayu, Abubakar Ibrahim, Bassey Etuk Williams, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress, CIVIL Society Organisations

Security: Kidnappers kill police officers, set patrol van ablaze in Jigawa

SOME police officers have been gunned down at Kwalam, one of the populous communities in Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The deceased officers were trying... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Ma’aru Abubakar, Lawan Shissu Adam

Gas supply building industrial clusters across Nigeria — minister’s aide

MR Justice Derefaka,Technical Adviser, Gas Business and Policy Implementation to the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says gas supply is helping to build industrial clusters... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: Mr Justice Derefaka,

What corps member did to win recognition in Bauchi

OLUWAFOLARANMI Salami, a Corps Member, has executed a community development service, CDS, project worth N360,000 in Gwallameji Nursery and Primary School, in Bauchi local government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Ahmad Garba, Gbemisola Salami, Onyike Ochi, Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, NYSC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Oluwafolaranmi Salami

 Anti-Corruption fight: U.S Senator frowns at Malami's charges against HEDA

  ...urges Nigeria Judiciary to uphold Rule of law, freedom of expression     FOLLOWING the numerous but lingered legal battles against corrupt practices perpetrated by some persons in Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Suraju, Abubaker Malami, Senator Patrick Joseph Leahy,

Thugs who assaulted lady over Facebook post under police net

ABDU Umar, the Borno State commissioner of Police, has confirmed the arrest of four political thugs who attacked and brutalised Fadila Abdulrahman, a female resident of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Satomi Ahmed, Sa’adu Suleiman Nakande, Leadership, Ahmad Satomi Grema, Facebook, Babagana Umara Zulum, Ali D. Shettima, Mala Mohammed, Nasiru Abubakar, Bello Musa, Abdu Umar, Fadila Abdulrahman

Two policemen killed, one abducted in Jigawa - PPRO

THE Jigawa State Police Command said unknown gunmen have killed two policemen and abducted one person in Taura Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Alhaji Ma’aru Abubakar, Anas Usaini, Sunusi Alhassan

Mother of popular Nollywood star dies

STELLA Damasus, a Nollywood star has revealed that her mother is dead. The actress who celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Halima Abubakar, Shaffy Bello, Stella Damasus, Andrea Chika Chukwu

NPFL: Wikki Tourists beat visiting Plateau United 2-1

 Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi on Sunday beat visiting Plateau United FC of Jos 2-1 in a 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags:  Wikki Tourists Football Club, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Plateau United FC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Fuad Ekelojuoti, Kabiru Dogo,

Unknown gunmen kill two policemen, abduct one person in Jigawa – PPRO

The Jigawa State Police Command said unknown gunmen have killed two policemen and abducted one person in Taura Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Alhaji Ma’aru Abubakar,Anas Usaini and Sunusi Alhassan,

DisCos must go, EKEDC as case study

“An organization has no pants [trousers] to kick and no soul to damn. And by God, it should have both” —  Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr, 1841-1935, Vanguard... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: NERC, DisCos, US Supreme Court Justice Holmes, NEPA, President, Goodluck Jonathan

MDCAN decries mass exodus of medical, dental consultants to developed countries

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on Sunday decried that over 100 consultants left 17 Nigerian health institutions for developed countries. MDCAN said the mass... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Federal Government, Dr Victor Makanjuola,

Niger PDP challenges Sani Bello on projects

THE Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration to display the projects it has executed in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

We had no hand in Abiola's death - Abdulsalami

FORMER Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said that the late winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola was not killed, rather he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Moshood Abiola,

General Abdulsalami Abubakar reveals how MKO Abiola died

FORMER Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar has broken his silence on how winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola died... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 431 times

Tags: Pickering, Susan Rice, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, Moshood Abiola, Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar

2023: Atiku in shambles as Afegbua dumps him, roots for Southern Presidential candidate

…Says former Vice President has attained retirement age FORMER spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation in the 2019 elections and ex- Information Commissioner in Edo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, PDP, Kassim Afegbua, Prince Uche Secondus

We want death penalty for Kano child killer - Group

…want Child Rights Act signed into law CONCERNED civil societies in Kano have called on the Kano state government to ensure that the abductor and killer of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Zainab Nasir Ahmad, Hanifa Abubakar, Kano, Child Rights Act

We will secure justice for deceased pupil, Hanifa - Gov Ganduje

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the state government would continue to meticulously monitor and ensure the prosecution of anyone found culpable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Hanifa Abubakar

Anambra: APC, Andy Uba’s appeal to hold for Feb 2nd

THE Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for February 2 this year in two appeals seeking to overturn the December 20, 2021 judgment of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,476 times

Tags: Justice Stephen Adah, George Moghalu, Andy Uba, Hon. Olayide Adewale Akinremi, Murtaka Bala Salaiman,

Osinbajo, Lawan to grace 2022 Justice Sector Summit

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Ahmad Lawan are expected to grace the 2022 Justice Sector Summit. The Chairman, NBA Judiciary Committee, Dr Babatunde Ajibade,  who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Dr Babatunde Ajibade, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, Olumide Apata, Justice Peter Affen, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ibrahim Muhammad, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Kano proprietor confesses using N100 rat killer for five-year-old Hanifa

ABDULMALIK Tanko, the proprietor of Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, Kawana, Kano, has narrated how he used a N100 rat poison to end the life... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Hanifa Abubakar, Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, ABDULMALIK Tanko

Islamic student slits junior’s throat for refusing to run errands

A senior student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri has slit the throat of an 11-year-old junior student of the Islamic theology college, Jubril Mato. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology, Jubril Mayo, Late Justice Sadi Mato, Hajiya Aisha,

Nigerians seek justice for murder of five-year-old Hanifa

OUTRAGE has greeted the abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar in Kano state. Until her demise, Hanifa attended Noble Kids Academy located in Kwanar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje,

Proprietor who killed 5-year-old pupil has been attacked

THERE was drama at the headquarters of the Kano State Police Command when Fatima Maina, mother of  Hanifa Abubakar, the five-year-old pupil that was reportedly killed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, Abdulmalik Tanko, Daily Trust, Fatima Maina, Hanifa Abubakar

Farmers’ group says, they will use trade fairs to expand their market

THE Chairman of the Root crops International farmers’ market, Keffi, Alhaji Bello Abubakar, has indicated that they would continue to organize annual trade fairs, to enable... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: , Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

Alleged misconduct: Court gives Immigration lawyer last chance to appear

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, gave counsel to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mallam J.A. Adamu, final opportunity to appear to show cause why disciplinary... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 190 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Babagana Zulum, National Bureau of Statistics, Baba-Ahmed, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic

2023: PDP stakeholders disagree over choice of candidate

PROXY war among contenders for the 2023 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gathering steam, it was learnt yesterday. Those who have signified interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Rufus Omeire, Segun Sowunmi, Dele Momodu, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Pius Anyim, Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal, Bala

HYPPADEC distributes 3,170 life jackets in Niger

 THE Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC)  says it has distributed 3,170 life jackets to 17 local government areas of Niger. Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, Manager Director... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa,

FCTA moves to strengthen routine immunisation in FCT

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will do everything possible to strengthen the entire routine immunisation structure and primary health care landscape in the FCT. The FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Prof. Muhammad Usman, Dr Abubakar Tafida,

Nigeria is at crossroads – Abdulsalami Abubakar

…Dialogue, way out of our woes- Sultan …Lack of quality education affecting Northern Nigeria- Zulum …90 per cent of governors have no business being in power- Baba-Ahmed NIGERIA is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 278 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Baba-Ahmed,

Niger Gov backs Tinubu for 2023 presidency

NIGER Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has backed the presidential aspiration of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He spoke on Thursday when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Dialogue, way out of our woes- Sultan

SULTAN of Sokoto, His Eminence, Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called for continuous dialogue as a way of building national consensus. Sultan stated this in Abuja at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: SULTAN of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III,

Abdulsalami cautions politicians ahead of 2023 elections

A former Head of State Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) has cautioned the political class to watch their words and deeds ahead of the 2023 general elections. According... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar

Nasir el-Rufai’s Book Is Intellectual Fraud – Chukwuma Soludo

ALTHOUGH there is no single definition of fraud, the online definitions that come to mind as one reads Nasir el-Rufai’s book (The Accidental Public Servant) is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 223 times

Tags: Prof. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nasir el-Rufai, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oby Ezekwesili, Atiku Abubakar, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu,

Court awards N10m fine against ICPC over malicious prosecution

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, awarded a N10 million fine against the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC) over malicious prosecution... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

NAPTIP hands over trafficked children to Sokoto govt.

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Wednesday, handed over four trafficked children to the Sokoto state government. The Sokoto Zonal Commander of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abubakar Bashiru, Governor, Hajia Mariya Tambuwal, Mariya Aminu Tambuwal Development Initiative (MTDI), Hajia Fatima Khalid,

Court urges FG to explore political solution over Kanu’s matter

 An Abia High Court sitting in Umuahia has advised the Federal Government to explore political solution to the matter involving the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, Hon. Justice Benson Anya, Abubakar Malami,

Salihu Lukman reveals the outcome of his meeting with Tinubu

SALIHU Lukman, former Director-General of Progressive Governors Forum, PGF, has opened up that he held a meeting with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 2,090 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Abubakar Bagudu, APC, SALIHU Lukman

Senate rescinds decision, approves direct and indirect party primaries

THE Nigerian Senate has rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties. At the resumption of its session... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Senator Ahmad Lawan, Yahaya Abubakar, Yahaya Abdullahi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Kanu’s trial adjourned till Feb 16

A Federal High Court in Abuja has shifted further proceedings in the treasonable felony case against detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu,

Court rules in favour of Nnamdi Kanu against Nigerian govt

NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday defeated the Nigerian government at the Abia State High Court. Justice Ben Anya of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 232 times

Tags: Justice Ben Anya, Aloy Ejimakor, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,

Nyako and N29bn fraud: Appeal court rules

THE Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which had on July 19, 2021,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Crust Energy Limited, Zulkifik Abba, Abubakar Aliyu, Blue Opal Limited, Tower Assets Management Limited, EFCC, Admiral Murtala Nyako, Justice Okon Abang

NDE trains youths on business skills for self-reliance in Kebbi

 The National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has trained 20 unemployed youths on various business skills under its Community- Based Training Scheme in Kebbi. The Director-General... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, Alhaji Abdullahi Danjuma-Machika,

Buhari presents NCC, FJSC nominees to the senate

THE Senate yesterday received a request to confirm the nomination of Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The request was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Mahmud Abubakar Magaji, Nnamonso Ekanem, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa

Kalu in court, challenges terrorism charge

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, challenged the terrorism charge filed by the Federal Government .   Kanu, through his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Chief Mike Ozekhome, Shuaibu Labaran, Justice Binta Nyako

Why Kanu returned to court in same dress despite Judge’s order

CONTRARY to Justice Binta Nyako order, that detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu be allowed to change his clothes, he returned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,102 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Mike Ozekhome, Magaji Labaran

REOPENED: Nnamdi Kanu chose to appear in court in same attire, FG tells court

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court, Abuja that the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, chose to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Shuaibu Labaran, Justice Binta Nyako, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

REOPENED: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial until Wednesday

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the re-arraignment of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, until Wednesday over... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra,Justice Binta Nyako, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

Buhari assures Nigerians of a drop in food price

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerians to exercise some patience as the growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Abubakar Badaru, David Umahi, Prof. Ben Ayade, Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Goronyo, Femi Adesina, Godwin Emefiele

Alleged fraud: Court orders Nyako to enter defence, strikes out appeal

A three-member panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered a former Adamawa Governor Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd.) to enter his defence in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Admiral Murtala Nyako, Justice Peter Ige,

I don’t want to see Nnamdi Kanu in this attire again - Judge orders DSS

JUSTICE Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to permit the leader of the Indigenous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Nnamdi Kanu, Mike Ozekhome,

Judge grants Mompha N200 million bail

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has granted a Dubai- based internet celebrity, Ismailia Mustapha, aka Mompha bail of N200 million with two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Justice Mojisola Dada, Ismailia Mustapha, Ismalob Global Investment Limited, Gboyega Oyewole

Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial until Wednesday

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the re-arraignment of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, until Wednesday over... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako, Chief Mike Ozekhome,

FG processing MRA’s request for specialized team to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against journalists

THE federal government has said that it is processing a request by Media Rights Agenda, MRA, for it to establish a specialized team of prosecutors to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Edetaen Ojo, Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Abubakar Malami, Media Rights Agenda,

Why governors now use only 3 to 4 vehicles as convoys - Gov. Abubakar

JIGAWA State Governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has said that governors no longer use convoys of 30 to 40 vehicles as measures to cut costs in governance. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Mohammed Badaru Abubakar,

Kanu terrorism charge case moved to January 19

THE planned rearraignment of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu on an amended terrorism charge was stalled on Tuesday before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Justice Binta Nyako, Mike Ozekhome, Indigenous People of Biafran, Nnamdi Kanu

Ozekhome takes over Nnamdi Kanu’s defence team, says FG’s charge incompetent

FOREMOST constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Monday, appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja to lead the defence team... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 469 times

Tags: Chief Mike Ozekhome, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, M. B. Abubakar

Plateau govt to revamp transport sector with 100 buses –commissioner

 THE Plateau government plans to buy 100 vehicles for the State’s Express Service transport company, alongside the construction of a terminal for it, as part of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar

More trouble for Nnamdi Kanu as FG levels fresh charges against him

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB is in for more trouble. The Federal Government of Nigeria on Monday entered fresh terrorism allegations against the detained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, M. B. Abubakar,

Alleged P&ID scam: Court remands ex-director Taiga

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered that Grace Taiga, a female accomplice in the multiple fraud involving Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), be remanded in Suleja... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Taiga,

IPMAN BoT warns against proposed inauguration of parallel NEC

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned against the planned inauguration of a parallel National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), National Executive Committee (NEC), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Justice Musa Muhammad, Mr Tunji Adeniji,, Alhaji Abdulk

School certificate not enough for election into public offices - Gbajabiamila

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said the possession of a minimum of secondary school certificate or its equivalent by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, Femi Gbajabiamila, UNILAG, Lanre Tejuoso, Justice Amina Adamu Augie

Court fixes March 28 for ruling on ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki’s no-case submission

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a no-case submission filed by former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joe Gadzama, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Insecurity: NGO trains 300 men, women for vigilante services in Edo

An NGO, the Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), on Monday said no fewer than 300 men and women had been trained to serve as members of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), Justice Development and Peace commission (JDPC),

I was on duty when suspects invaded Justice Odili’s home–witness

Mr Madaki Chidawa, the first prosecution witness (PW1), on Monday, said he was on duty when the 15 suspects arraigned by the police allegedly invaded the residence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Mr Madaki Chidawa, Justice Maha,

Court remands 2 men for alleged armed robbery

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Monday remanded Umar Salisu and Maruk Zuberu in a correctional centre for alleged armed robbery. The police charged the defendants... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Justice Bello Kawu,

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

Unvaccinated civil servants, visitors, bared from FCTA

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday, began enforcement of no vaccination no entry into the Area 11 Garki Secretariat. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Ikharo Attah, Mr Olusade Adesola, Malam Abubakar Sani, Mr Ikharo Attah

National Convention: APC govs insist on February, pass confidence vote on Buni

GOVERNORS of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC rose from their meeting Sunday night in Abuja with a resolution to go ahead with the national convention of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: APC, Dapo Abiodun, Rotimi Akeredolu, Nasir el-Rufai, Yahaya Bello, Dave Umahi, Bello Matawalle, Abubakar Sani Bello, Gboyega Oyetola

APC National Convention will hold in February — Governors

THE Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given assurance that the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Rotimi Akeredolu, Niger Abubakar Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Dr Salihu Lukman, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Wanted: A New Leadership Recruitment Process

By Kazeem Akintunde   THE Nigerian political space came alive few days ago after Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited President Muhammadu Buhari to formally inform him of his decision... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Atiku Abubakar, president Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari to unveil CBN, RIFAN mega rice pyramids in Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, unveil the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  huge Rice Pyramids in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, rice farmers association of Nigeria, Chinonso Elendu, Mr Abubakar Alli

Gunmen abduct's 4 Lafia University students

THE Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State, has confirmed the abduction of four students of the institution  by  gunmen. Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Federal University of Lafia, Prof Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Ramhan Nansel

Alleged $1m fraud: Court acquits rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted Rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed of money laundering charge preferred against him. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Stephen Olatubosun, Rtd Air Commodore Umar Mohammed

4 men docked over alleged extortion

FOUR men – Sani Chiroma, Isyaku Musa, Abubakar Dahiru and Auwalu Musa – on Friday appeared before a Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, for alleged... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Sani Chiroma, Isyaku Musa, Abubakar Dahiru Auwalu Musa

COVID-19: ATBUTH begins clinical trial of drugs – CMD

 THE Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, says it has begun a biomedical clinical trial of drugs used in the treatment of persons tested... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Dr Suleiman Alhaji, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital

Lawyer petitions Akeredolu over Olore Chieftaincy tussle

Mr Tope Temokun, a Lawyer, has appealed to Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to withdraw the approval for the installation of a new traditional ruler... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Mrs Florence Eliseri, Mr Tope Temokun, Mrs Margaret Akinsuroju, Justice P.A Mahmoud, Justice O.F Omoleye, Justice R.M Abdullahi, Sir Charles Titiloye, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Mr Kenneth Odusola,

Court dismisses severance benefit claims against Keystone bank ltd

THE National Industrial Court, on Friday dismissed a severance entitlement claim filed against Keystone Bank Limited by its ex-staff, Ogbeche Nnamdi, for lack of credible evidence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Keystone Bank Limited, Justice Sinmisola Adeniyi

Ex-NIA DG To AGF: Halt Plot To Arrest Me

A former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Mohammed Dauda, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, asking him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mohammed Dauda, Kanu Agabi, Abubakar Malami

No change in leadership of IPMAN’s national exco – Spokesman

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says there is no change of leadership in the association’s National Executive whose tenure will elapse on Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

Court strikes out murder case involving female NYSC member in A-Ibom

AKWA Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo has struck out a case of murder involving a female National Youths Service Corps member in the state, Ms... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: High Court, Chidinma Paschaline Odume, Justice Bassey Nkanang

Why Malami is always in the news

By Umar Jibrilu Gwandu   ATTORNEY General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, remains the cynosure of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Little wonder... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Justice Abubakar Malami,

2023 president: APC, PDP weigh options on zoning

THE two major political parties are grappling with the headache of where to zone the presidential ticket in next year’s election. There has been no direction yet... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 326 times

Tags: Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, sen. Ayim Pius Anyim, Dele Momodu, Atiku Abubakar, Bala Mohammed, Aminu Tambuwal, Nyesom Wike, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ifeanyi Okowa, Dr Iyocha Ayu

2023: Wike has all it takes to run for president - Lawyers’ group

…says prospect of another APC govt scary THE Chairman, League of Patriotic Lawyers,  Abubakar Yesufu , has called on River State governor, Nyesom Wike to join the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Abubakar Yesufu, Nyesom Wike, APC

Federal Govt. claims N110.4m from primary school teacher, others

AN Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the interim forfeiture of N110.4 million traced to the bank accounts of one James Erebuoye and seven other suspects... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Maureen Chidinma, Emon Aje Okune, Owoyemi Mayowa, Ojo Alonge, Roseline Uche Egbuha, Justice D. Okorowa, Raheem Adesina, Azuka Ogugua, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commissio

2023: Umahi as president spells doom for Nigeria – AESID

THE Association of Ebonyi Indigenes in the Diaspora, AESID, said it received with mixed feelings the news that David Nweze Umahi, Ebonyi State governor, declared his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, Paschal Oluchukwu, AESID, David Nweze Umahi, Muhammadu Buhari

Imo deputy speaker stripped of the fraud charges

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court in Abuja, has struck out a criminal charge brought against Amarachi Chyna Iwuanyanwu, the deputy speaker of the Imo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Chris Uche, Umoh Inah, Inspector General of Police, Justice Charles Agbaza, Amarachi Chyna Iwuanyanwu

Shekarau defeats Ganduje again in court

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court has refused an application by members of the Kano State All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Jibril Barau, Ibrahim Shekarau, Court of Appeal, Justice Hamza Muazu, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje

Osinbajo to grace 8th Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to attend the 8th Sir Ahmadu Bello lecture in Kano on Jan. 28, as a Special Guest of Honour, an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Justice Sidi Bage, Gov. Simon Lalong, Prof. Nancy Aybe, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Prof. Usman Abubakar

Surety docked for failing to produce suspect

 A 47-year-old businessman, Usman Yunusa, who failed to produce a suspect he stood in as surety, was on Thursday docked before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Yunusa, whose... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Usman YunusaInsp. Mojirade Edeme,Abubakar Isah,

Man kills three daughters, hides bodies in refrigerator

THE Police Command in Enugu State has arrested one Ifeanyi Amadikwa, 52, in the Enugu metropolis for alleged murder and dumping in a freezer, of his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Lawal Abubakar, Ifeanyi Amadikwa, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, Chidalum Amadikwa, Amarachi Amadikwa, Ebubechukwu Amadikwa,

 Primary School Teacher, accomplice to forfeit N110.4m traced to their bank accounts - ICPC

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the interim forfeiture of N110.4 million traced to the bank accounts of one James Erebuoye and seven other... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Emon Aje Okune, Owoyemi Mayowa, Maureen Chidinma, Ojo Alonge, Raheem Adessina, James Erebuoye, Justice D. Okorowa, oseline Uche Egbuha

Reappointment of Rufai as NIA DG commendable – Arewa group

A group known as Arewa People’s Defence Network (APDN) has hailed the reappointment of Ahmed Abubakar Rufai as the substantive Director General of the National Intelligence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Arewa, Ahmed Abubakar Rufai, NIA

Court in Ekiti discharges, acquits man, accused of murder

 AN Ado-Ekiti High Court, on Wednesday, discharged and acquitted a 34-year-old man, Oluwafemi Olotu, of murder case. Olotu had, on Sept. 30, 2019, been alleged to have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Oluwafemi Olotu, Taiwo Ariyo, Kayode Oyeyemi, Justice Bamidele Omotoso

FCTA staff flood vaccination centre for COVID-19 Vaccine

STAFF of Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, on Wednesday, flooded COVID-19 vaccination point at the secretariat in compliance with the directive of Olusade Adesola, the FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Ikharo Attah, Malam Abubakar Sani, FCTA, News Agency of Nigeria

Suit seeking to stop arrest, extradition of DCP Abba Kyari stalled

A suit seeking to stop the Nigerian Police and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) from arresting and extraditing suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Abba Kyari, Justice Donatus Okorowo, Justice Ahmed Mohammed

Traditional healer gets two life sentences for abducting, defiling teen

PRINCE Tom, a traditional healer, was on Wednesday sentenced to two life sentences by an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for abducting and defiling... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Justice Abiola Soladoye

C’ River AG commends newly elevated judges

THE Cross River Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Tanko Ashang, has commended the three former staff of the ministry recently appointed judges in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Tanko Ashang, Justice Felix Ititim, Justices Emmanuel Odibu, Blessing Egwu

Man jailed 2 years for trafficking 25g of heroine

 A  Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday, sentenced a 40 year-old man, Wasiu Kareem, to of two years imprisonment for trafficking 25g of heroine. Kareem was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Wasiu Kareem, Justice Ayokunle Faji,

Internet fraudster bags 6 months imprisonment for impersonation

AN FCT High Court, sitting in Gwagwalada on Wednesday sentenced Ammar Mohammed, a 22- year-old student, to six months imprisonment for defrauding a foreigner of 850... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mabry Andrew, Fadila Yusuf, NAN, EFCC, Richard Aneke, Ammar Mohammed, Justice A. O Ebong

Mompha in court for alleged fresh N6b fraud

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a Dubai-based internet celebrity, Ismailia Mustapha, aka Mompha, and his firm, Ismalob Global Investment Limited for alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Ismailia Mustapha, Ismalob Global Investment Limited, Justice Mojisola Dada

Power Minister blames poor electricity on collapse of transmission, distribution lines

*… says FG is working hard to improve power supply in the country MINISTER for Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu has blamed the poor power situation in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: MINISTER for Power, Abubakar Aliyu

Why court jailed Walter Peviana of Saipem Contracting, Chinakwe

…issued bench warrant for arrest of three expatriates A Rivers High Court on Tuesday, January 11, remanded Walter Peviana, managing director of Saipem Contracting and Kelechi Sinteh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 374 times

Tags: Rivers High Court, Walter Peviana, Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, and Davide Anelli, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe

FUK gets Campus Radio, TV

The Federal University of Kashere (FUK) in Gombe State has established a Campus Radio and Television station to boost communication within the institution. The station would also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: The Federal University of Kashere,Alhaji Ahmed Malami,Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),Gombe Media Corporation (FM/TV),Vision and Amana Radio stations,

Why court jailed Walter Peviana of Saipem Contracting, Chinakwe

A Rivers High Court on Tuesday, January 11, remanded Walter Peviana, managing director of Saipem Contracting and Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. They... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 394 times

Tags: Rivers State government, Godwin Obla, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, and Davide Anelli, Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe, Saipem Contracting, Walter Peviana

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: what Kalu tells court

ORJI Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to remove his name from the N7.1 billion charge levelled against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Rotimi Jacobs, News Agency of Nigeria, Ude Udeogu, Solo Akuma, Slok Nigeria Ltd, Chris Uche, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Peviana, Chinakwe remanded over alleged $130m fraud

A Rivers High Court has remanded the Managing Director of Saipem Contracting Mr. Walter Peviana and Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. The court made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, Chief Godwin Obla, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, Davide Anelli, Mr. Walter Peviana, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe, Saipem Contracting

‘Yahaya Bello, Nigerians’ obvious choice for 2023 Presidency’

PROF. Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia, the National Coordinator of a political group “Got Your Back Nigeria” has said Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki, Bala Mohammed, Peter Obi, Sam Ohuabunwa, Goodluck Jonathan, Pius Anyim, Yahaya Bello

COVID-19: FCTA to bar unvaccinated workers from work by Jan. 17

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to  bar workers from accessing their offices as from Jan. 17 if they are unable to show proof of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Malam Abubakar Sani,Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC),Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA),

Malami’s many controversies

THE office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice is a creation of the 1999 Constitution under sections 150(1) & (2). The current... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Usman Baba Alkali.

Unlawful arrest: Court awards N100m compensation in favour of Oyo bizman

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Oyo Town on Monday awarded N100 million as compensation in favour of an Oyo based businessman, Mr Azeez Akintunde,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Justice Elijah Taiwo,Dr Adebayo Shittu (SAN),Dr Adeola Omotunde (SAN),Maj.Gen. S.A. Adebayo (CDI),Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Attorney-General of Federation

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

THE Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent industrial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: AEDC, Ministry of Power, Abubakar Aliyu

Atiku mourns death of Osun monarch

 Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the people and government of Osun State on the death of a traditional ruler, Oba David Omisore, Olu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar,Oba David Omisore,Ayepe-Olode community,

Man jailed 15 years for human trafficking

Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday, sentenced a 42-year-old man, Muhyiddeen Jamilu, to 15 years imprisonment for trafficking three... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Jane Inyang,Muhyiddeen Jamilu,National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP),

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC),Abubakar Aliyu,National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE),Nigerian Electricity Requlatory Commission(NERC),

Atiku mourns death of Osun monarch

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the people and government of Osun State on the death of a traditional ruler, Oba David Omisore, Olu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Oba David Omisore

Oke Ogun indigenes launch education advancement agenda

Indigenes of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated a sustainable education advancement and development agenda for the zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Oke-Ogun zone,Prof. Yisa Yusuf,Chief Judge of Oyo State,Justice Munta Abimbola,Commissioner for Special Duties,Alhaja Fausat Sanni and Prof. Sola Aderounmu,

How Son Contracted Assassin To Kill Father Over Inheritance

THE Niger State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Abubakar Mohammed Buba, for allegedly contracting his friend, Aliyu Mohammed for N110,000 to kill his father, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Abubakar Mohammed Buba, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, Aliyu Mohammed,

Adamawa: Chief Judge inaugurates 31 new magistrates

JUSTICE Nathan Musa, the chief judge of Adamawa, on Monday inaugurated 31 newly appointed magistrates with a charge to them to maintain the high standards befitting... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: JUSTICE Nathan Musa, Dauyina Wathi

PDP stakeholders in 24 states have endorsed Atiku, says Dokpesi

STAKEHOLDERS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 24 states have endorsed former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar for President in 2023, a committee soliciting support for him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Peoples Democratic Party, Vice-President Atiku Abubakar

Police release list of qualified candidates, dates for constables training

POLICE have finally released a list of qualified candidates, dates, venues, and requirements for the 2020 Police Constables Recruitment Training. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: ASP Daniel Ndukwe, Mr Lawal Abubakar, Police release list,

CJN's call on National Assembly receives accolade from Lawyers

SOME Abuja-based lawyers have expressed divergent views on the Chief Justice of Nigeria's, CJN, proposal to the National Assembly to confer power of control of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: National Assembly, Seprebofa Oyeghe, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Federal Executive Bodies, SGF, Office of the Secretary, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Code of Conduct Bureau, News Agency of Nigeria, Nati

Good news about moribund agricultural projects in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disclosed plans to ensure completion of various moribund agricultural projects in the territory. Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, mandate secretary for the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, FCTA, Zakari Aliyu, FCTA Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat

Electoral Bill discriminatory, supportive of insecurity – minister

Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney general of the federation, has said that the amended electoral bill is supportive of insecurity and discriminatory for President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Kayode Fayemi, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Malami,

Soludo Campaign hails judiciary for nullifying Andy Uba’s candidacy

THE Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign has praised the judiciary for yesterday’s judgment delivered by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court on the suit brought... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC, C. Don Adinuba, Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress, APC, National Inland Waterways Authority, George Moghalu, Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign, Justice Ekwo In

Foreign loans and Nigeria’s critical assets as collateral

By Kadiri Abdulrahman  In recent times the news of some African countries losing some of their critical assets, and even their sovereignty to China due to heavy... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Tope Fasua, Federal Ministry of Justice, Patience Oniha, Director-General of the Debt Management Office, DMO, Rotimi Amaechi, Entebbe International Airport, China’s EXIM Bank, Laoye Jaiyeola, Nation

Supreme Court upholds Nwobike’s appeal

THE Supreme Court has set aside the conviction and 30 days sentencing of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN),  Joseph Nwobike. He was charged with attempt to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Lagos High Court, Court of Appeal, Joseph Nwobike

Niger Tornadoes in slim victory over Plateau United

NIGER Tornadoes FC of Minna on Sunday laboured hard to record a slim 1-0 win over visiting Plateau United FC of Jos. The 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Bala Abubakar, Andrew Ikefe, Mohammed Zulkifilu, Daniel Edeh, Bala Abubakar, Fidelis Ikechukwu, Nigeria National League, Abiodun Akande, Sunday Anthony, Lucky Abdul, Kabiru Adeniji, Nigeria Profession

NDE empowers 2,360 people with vocational skills in Ebonyi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has trained and empowered no fewer than 2,360 unemployed people in various vocations in Ebonyi, Mr Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, the Director-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: NDE, Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo

Ekiti CJ frees 69 Inmates at correctional centre

THE Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice John Adeyeye, has released 69 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Center in Ado Ekiti. Adeyeye granted the inmates freedom on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice John Adeyeye, Nigerian Correctional Center

Conflicting exparte orders: Chief Judge excited no Federal High Court judge affected

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, on Friday, expressed happiness that non of the judges of the court was involved... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Justice John Tsoho, Conflicting exparte orders,

Niger inaugurates 26 sports associations, tasks them on youth restiveness

GOV. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Thursday inaugurated 26 sports associations for the promotion and development of sports in the state. Represented by Alhaji Abdulmalik Sarkin-Daji, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: GOV. Abubakar Bello

30, 197 criminal cases filed in Federal High Court in 10 months, says Chief Judge

THE Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, says at 30, 197 criminal cases were filed between Sept. 2020 and June... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho

Conflicting Exparte Orders: NJC bars erring judges from promotion, appoints 69 judges

THE National Judicial Council (NJC) NJC on Thursday barred erring Judges from being promoted and also issued them with warning letters. Soji Oye, NJC Director of Information who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: NJC, Justice Mary Peter-Odili, Courts

 HEDA seek independent investigation over alleged fraud syndicate in Justice ministry

THE Human & Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Corner House and RE: COMMON has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an independent investigative body to look into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Human & Environmental Development Agenda, fraud syndicate in Justice ministry,

FG produces 15 suspected invaders of Justice Odili’s residence for arraignment

THE Federal Government, on Wednesday, produced 15 suspected invaders of the Supreme Court Judge, Justice Mary Odili, for arraignment at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: EFCC, Justice Mary Odili,

Sokoto Assembly passes N188.4bn appropriation bill for 2022

THE Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2022 appropriation bill of N188.4 billion for Gov. Aminu Tambuwal’s assent. This development followed the adoption of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Malami Basakkwace, Aminu Achida, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

N4.4trillion AMCON debt: Judiciary must take responsibility – NJI 

IF the country really wants to recover the N4.4trillion outstanding debt burden currently shouldered on its behalf by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), then the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 328 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi, Justice J.T. Tsoho, Ahmed Lawan Kuru

Britain’s high court grants Julian Assange’s extradition to U.S.

WIKILEAKS founder, Julian Assange, can be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges, the Royal Courts of Justice ruled on Friday. Britain’s High Court overturned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: WIKILEAKS, Julian Assange, Royal Courts of Justice, Lawyers

NGO drills motorised borehole for Kebbi community

THE Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative (KJDI), an NGO, has inaugurated a motorised borehole it drilled for the people of Gudai community in Gwandu Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Khadimiyya, Abubakar Malami, Kebbi

Court dismisses businessman’s N50m suit against police for lacking in merit

A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja on Friday dismissed a suit filed by a businessman, Alhaji Ismaila Jimoh, demanding N50 million in damages from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: N50 million, Justice Sunday Bassy-Onu,

SERAP urges Buhari to obey court judgments or face contempt proceedings

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately take meaningful steps to implement several judgments obtained by SERAP... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 219 times

Tags: Femi Falana, MacArthur Foundation, Abubakar Malami, ECOWAS Court of Justice, SERAP, President Muhammadu Buhari, SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

In whose interest is SERAP’s litany of cases against Nigerian government 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is a civil society known for keeping government on its toes especially through litigations. Indeed, the presidency attacked the organisation,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Adetokunbo Mumuni, Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor, Sonala Olumhense, SERAP, Kolawole Oluwadare, MacArthur Foundation,

Court fixes Feb. 21 for judgment in suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 21, 2022, for judgment in a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Federal High Court

Court fixes Feb. 21 for judgment in suit challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest presidency

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed Feb. 21, 2022, for judgment in a suit seeking to challenge former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to vie for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Atiku Abubakar, Atiku’s eligibility,

Court fixes Jan. 18 for Nnamdi Kanu’s suit challenging jurisdiction

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, will on Jan. 18, 2022, hear a suit filed by the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako,

Nnamdi Kanu scheduled for emergency hearing today

  NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been scheduled for an emergency hearing on Thursday, December 2.   Realnews reports that the expectation is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 734 times

Tags: Department of State Services, DSS, Nnamdi Kanu, Emmanuel Kanu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bruce Fein, Femi Adesina, Mbazulike Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari

Soludo Campaign hails judicial warning to frivolous litigants

...wishes their lawyers had been punished for misconduct THE Chukwuma Charles Soludo Campaign has received with gladness the decision of the Federal High Court in Abuja a few... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: Chukwuma Charles Soludo Campaign, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Justice Taiwo Oladipupo Taiwo, Onyeka Ibezim, C. Don Adinuba, Obinna Ijeri, Kevin Ok

Jailbreaks: Senate summons AGF, Interior minister

THE Senate, on Tuesday, summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; and the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, over the incessant jailbreaks in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Senate, Abubakar Malami

Why Nigeria did not sign OECD minimum corporate tax agreement

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has explained why Nigeria did not sign the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G20 Inclusive Framework two-pillar solution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, M. L. Abubakar, Mathew Gbonjubola, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,

AMCON is special animal created by FG to treat special problem – Justice Dimgba 

JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Awka Division at the weekend rose in strong defense of the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 241 times

Tags: Ahmed Kuru, Aminu Ismail, JUSTICE Nnamdi Dimgba, AMCON,President Muhammadu Buhari,

PDP congratulates Atiku @ 75

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, as he marked his 75th birthday. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: PDP, Atiku Abubakar

Alleged money laundering: Adoke prays court to extend his medical trip to Dubai

FORMER Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has sought for an order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, extending his stay... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke

Political solution option: Afenifere hits Malami over Igboho, Kanu

THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has described as hypocritical the statement made by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 258 times

Tags: Afenifere, Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu

SERAP petitions UN over vicious assault on Justice Mary Odili

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged  Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, to “put pressure on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: SERAP, Diego García-Sayán, Justice Mary Odili

Malami, Keystone Bank linked to $139m fraud

...how he ordered money belonging to Brass LNG to be paid into FG account THE House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on Assessment and Status of All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Keystone Bank

Odili: Ubani commends FG for arrest of suspects

CHAIRMAN of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), Mr Monday Ubani, on Saturday hailed government for the arrest of suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Monday Ubani, Justice Mary Odili

Malami's fake consultant, others nabbed for invading Odili's house

THE Nigeria Police Force has arrested a total of 14 suspects including the principal suspect - a fake Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, - for complicity... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 518 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Justice Mary Odili, Frank Mba, Lawrence Ajodo

Police parade fake CSP, 13 others over invasion of Justice Odili’s house

THE police force headquarters in Abuja, Thursday paraded 14 suspected criminals including a fake Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP Lawrence Ajojo, who invaded the home of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: police, Justice Mary Odili

Police set to parade invaders of Justice Odili’s Abuja home

THE Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja is set to parade suspected police officers who invaded the home of Justice Mary Odili’s home in Abuja. The suspects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Police, Justice Mary Odili

Wike uges Nigerian Senate to protect Law school from politics

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State, says the  bill in the National Assembly which seeks to establish two campuses of the Nigerian Law School in each... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Abubakar Malami,

Direct primaries’ll overstretch INEC, says APC govs

PROGRESSIVES Governors Forum (PGF) has said adopting direct primaries by political parties would overstretch the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman of the Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: INEC, PROGRESSIVES Governors Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu

REOPENED: FG prays court to dismiss Nnamdi Kanu’s motion over lawyers’ boycott of proceeding

The Federal Government has urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to dismiss pending application of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, following his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Abuja, Nnamdi Kanu, Mohammed Abubakar, IPOB

Alleged treason: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyers staged a walkout, FG tells court

The Federal Government told a Federal High Court, Abuia that a team of lawyers of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra, The Federal Government, Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu

Why Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyers walked out in court

THE Nigerian government told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that a team of lawyers, representing Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar, Nnamdi Kanu, JUstice Binta Nyako

EU court to rule on 2.4bn Google appeal of historic fine

U.S. tech giant Google on Wednesday will know the outcome of an appeal against a massive EU competition fined for squeezing rival shopping services on its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Google, Margrethe Vestager, European Court of Justice

Senate indicts EFCC, AGF, police on invasion of Justice Odili’s home

THE Senate, yesterday, said a joint panel recovery unit of the Ministry of Justice, comprising the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), police and Ministry of Justice,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Senate, EFCC, Justice Odili

Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

2023: Direct primaries will overstretch INEC, says PGF Chairman

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), has said that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Progressives Governors Forum, Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra governorship election

Governors: Malami’s role in Paris Club refund suspect

...Row over $418m consultancy fee deepens•’Proposed deductions hasty’   THE row between governors and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN) over the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Paris Club refund, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo,

Odili: Niger Delta ex-militants talk tough, seek justice

NIGER Delta former agitators have called on the Federal Government to investigate the recent siege to Justice Mary Peter-Odili’s house and not to sweep it under the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 212 times

Tags: NIGER Delta, Justice Mary Peter-Odili, John Dukku

NBA condemns raid on Odili’s residence, vows to get to root

THE President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Friday said that the association would do its best to find out the raiders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Odili

Order freezing our bank accounts has crippled all activities, Benue Govt tells court

The Benue State Government, on Thursday, appealed to a Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside its earlier order, freezing all its bank accounts.   Counsel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Benue State Government, Terkura Pepe, Justice Ekwo, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Man, 27, bags 1 year in prison for dealing in cannabis

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a 27-year-old man, Isiaka Lawal, to a year in prison for being in possession of two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Isiaka Lawal, Justice Uche Agomoh, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Woman, 45, bags10 years imprisonment for attempted murder

AN Ekiti State High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old woman, Yemisi Najimu, to 10 years imprisonment with an option of N70,000 fine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ekiti State High Court, Yemisi Najimu, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye

2 brothers docked for allegedly bringing false accusation against police officer

TWO brothers, were on Wednesday brought before a Sabo Yaba magistrates’ court in Lagos for allegedly falsely accusing a police officer of collecting N110,000 from them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Sabo Yaba magistrates’ court, Insp. Patrick Ebri, Insp. Angela Abubakar

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, EFCC, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Justice Ekwo

Court remands man for alleged possession of 500g of Indian hemp

JUSTICE Jane Inyang of Federal High Court, Kano, on Wednesday ordered the detention of one Umar Abdullahi, 31, at the Kano Correctional Centre for alleged possession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Justice Inyang, Umar Abdullahi, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)

Body of SANs want invasion of Justice Odili’s residence investigated

THE Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) has tasked the Federal Government to investigate and unravel those behind the invasion of the residence of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Justice Mary Odili, Supreme Court

Alleged unlawful invasion: NHRC calls for prosecution of perpetrators

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the prosecution of those behind what it called the unlawful invasion of the Abuja residence of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: NHRC, Justice Mary Odili

Imo NBA decries seige on Odili’s home

THE Imo chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has decried Friday’s reported seige on Justice Mary Peter-Odili’s residence by security operatives.This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: NBA, Justice Mary Peter-Odili

NBA reacts to raid on Justice Mary Odili’s residence by security operatives

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says that it received with grave concern the news of the unlawful siege on the Abuja residence of a Justice of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 223 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili

Nnamdi Kanu’s brother opens up: IPOB now in charge of Southeast

EMMANUEL Kanu is the brother of detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.  In this interview, he revealed that some politicians  do not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 256 times

Tags: EMMANUEL Kanu, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Abubakar Malami

Security operatives storm Justice Mary Odili’s Abuja home

A detachment of security operatives made up of soldiers and policemen yesterday stormed the Maitama, Abuja home of Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili. Justice Odili’s husband and former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 233 times

Tags: Supreme Court Justice, Mary Odili, Peter Odili

Adopt the Child Rights Act, Justice Nyesom-Wike urges state govts

THE Wife of the Rivers state Governor, Justice Eberechi Nyesom-Wike has advocated for the adoption of the Child Rights Act in all the states of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Justice Eberechi Nyesom-Wike

Uba accused to leading war against INEC chairman

THE Soludo Solidarity Group, one of the 34 groups campaigning for the victory of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 733 times

Tags: Governor Peter Obi, President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Maurice Iwu, Save Nigeria Movement, Michael Egwuatu, Professor Okechukwu I

Be just, fair in discharging your duties – CJN urges new FCT CJ

THE Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad has urged the new Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Justice Tanko Muhammad

Wamakko pays N2.6m medical bills of 8 cardiothoracic patients

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko ( APC-Sokoto North Central) has paid N2,594,000 medical bills of the eight cardiothoracic patients who were operated by a 24-member medical team from... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Bashar Abubakar, Alhaji Bashar Muhammad, Fodio Bello Shehu, Rashida Alhaji, Rabi Idris and Shema’u Musa, Fatima Umar Dewa, Yunusa Abubakar, Atika Hassan, Abubakar Shehu,

Ohaneze, others differ as FG blames IPOB for Akunyili, Gulak killings, 184 others

...Claims IPOB receiving support from foreign nations ...Allegations incoherent, untenable – IPOB THE Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has come under... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Chidi Ibeh, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro,

Presidential Committee indicted Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho, says Malami

THE Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Friday in Abuja that a presidential panel has indicted Nnamdi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 312 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Abubakar Malami

Presidential Committee indicted Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho, says Malami

THE Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Friday in Abuja that a presidential panel has indicted Nnamdi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra,

Sunday Igboho’s major financier is a National Assembly member – Malami

THE Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami said on Friday that the Federal Government has found that the major financier... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Abubakar Malami, Sunday Igboho, Abdullahi Umar Usman,

ECOWAS court dismisses claims that 105 persons died in communities/headsmen clashes 

THE ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed for lack of locus standi, a suit filed by 14 persons from Nigeria’s Adamawa State asking for N5 billion... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: ECOWAS court, Justices Gberi-be Ouattara, Dupe AtokiLawrence Jonathan, Justice Keikura Bangura, Fulani herdsmen,

Nnamdi Kanu pleads not guilty to 7-count charge

NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, who is being detained by the Department of State Services, DSS, has pleaded not guilty to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 437 times

Tags: NNAMDI Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra, Justice Binta Nyako,

Tight security in Federal High Court ahead of Nnamdi Kanu’s trial

THERE is tight security at the Federal High Court Abuja as the court sets to continue the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra, Justice Binta Nyako,

Nasarawa Assembly confirms appointment of President Customary Court of Appeal,others

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel as President, Customary Court of Appeal of the state. The House also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

President warns that non enforcement of its could imperil the ECOWAS regional court

THE President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, Honorable Justice Edward Amoako Asante has warned that the non-enforcement of the decisions of the 20 year old... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

President warns non enforcement of decisions could imperil ECOWAS regional court

JUSTICE Edward Amoako Asante, president of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has warned that the non-enforcement of the decisions of the 20-year-old court could imperil its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: ECOWAS, JUSTICE Edward Amoako Asante

Sokoto: Sen. Wamakko condemns killing of 43 persons in Goronyo market

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC- Sokoto North), has condemned the killing of 43 persons at the Goronyo market in Sokoto State by bandits on Sunday. Bashar Abubakar, Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Bashar Abubakar, Aliyu Wamakko, Bandits, Goronyo Market

#EndSARS: Panel orders independent DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

THE National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: #EndSars, DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Suleiman Galadima (Rtd), Esther Tanko, National Human Rights’ Commission, NHRC, Kelvin Nwabueze Ezike,

SERAP drags Buhari to court, wants plan to monitor WhatsApp messages declared illegal

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to “declare illegal and unconstitutional the plan by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 219 times

Tags: SERAP, President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami

External session of ECOWAS Court for 2021 begins Tuesday in Abidjan

ELEVEN l cases, mostly against ECOWAS Member States, have been listed for judgment by the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS during its external court session which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 229 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Justice Edward Amoako Asante

Frustrations of Landlord in the hands chief magistrate  

  By Anthony Isibor   MICHAEL O. Ihemaguba, a New York based medical practitioner, is having a firsthand experience of the injustice that is prevalent in the judiciary system... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 870 times

Tags: Michael Ihemaguba, Chijoke Nwogu, Justice Onuoha Arisa Kalu Ogwe, Gaius Anyanwu, Monday O. Ubani, Ifeany Elenwoke, Friday Okon, Onuegbu Chambers

Emeka Beke emerges Rivers APC chairman

EMEKA Beke has been elected as Rivers State, APC Chairman at the state congress of the party. Adoyi Omale, the Secretary of the State Congress Committee announced... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Adoyi Omale, EMEKA Beke, Chizi Nyeomasila, Abubakar Usman,

Agric sector lifts 4.2m Nigerians out of poverty in 2 years — Minister

THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, on Friday, said that 4.2 million Nigerians had been lifted out of poverty, through the agriculture... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Mohammed Abubakar

Supreme Court upholds Soludo as candidate of APGA in Anambra

THE Supreme Court has upheld the emergence of ex-Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Charles Soludo as the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 310 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, Justice Mary Odili,,