Presidential tribunal: Buhari wins in court

The Presidential Election Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. NAN reports that the HDP prayed the tribunal to set aside the presidential election of Feb. 23 on the grounds that INEC did not follow conditions in […]

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EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law

Babalele was remanded in the EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, after he was granted bail, following his arraignment on allegation of money laundering. The Nation reports that Babadele was released on Friday, August 16, after he was detained by a Federal High Court over money laundering allegation. Before he was […]

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We didn’t raid Ambode’s Residence – EFCC

The EFCC, in a statement said since early hours of today, it had been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. “We need to state for the records that the EFCC did not raid Ambode’s house. It is instructive that his administration, […]

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Seven-year-old boy sold for N1m recovered in Anambra

A seven-year-old boy, Joshua Joseph, who was declared missing two years ago, has been found with his adopted mother, Blessing Ozor, who allegedly paid N1.05m for his ‘adoption’. Joshua was declared missing by his parents, who live in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, in 2017, but he was found by men of the state police command in […]

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Buhari Wants Atiku’s Petition Dismissed For Lack Of Evidence

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have urged the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the February 23 general election on technicalities and evidential grounds. The prayers formed the gamut of other requests contained in both Buhari […]

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FG Planned Inducing Killer Doctors To Finish El-Zakzaky — Shiites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, alleged on Sunday that the Federal Government planned inducing killer doctors to finish Ibrahim El-Zakzaky in India. In a statement issued on Sunday, Ibrahim Musa, spokesman of IMN, said the Islamic cleric did not plan to seek asylum in India, contrary allegation by the government. […]

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Fulani herdsmen stab each other over cows

There was panic in Agbala in the Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after a Fulani herdsman stabbed another following a quarrel. The attacker was also stabbed by other herders, who were alerted to the incident by a witness. The two herders, who were rushed to the emergency unit of the […]

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Boko Haram attacks Borno village on Sallah Eve & kills 4 soldiers

According to reports, the Islamic extremist group laid a siege on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade around 6 pm on the eve of Sallah. Although the soldiers attempted to foil the attack, they hardly succeeded in the end as four of them were gunned down, while the assailants also carted away ammunitions including one mortar, […]

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Father Mbaka speaks on God ‘being angry with Buhari’

The Spiritual Leader of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has denied saying that God is angry with President Muhammadu Buhari. There was a viral social media report that he (Mbaka) prophesied doom in Aso Rock on October 1st. The cleric made the denial in a statement made available to pressmen on Monday, describing […]

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El-Zakzaky and his wife Travels to India for Medical Treatment

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, have departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to India for medical treatment. This was sequel to the order of the Kaduna State High court granting El-Zakzaky and his wife leave to undergo treatment at an Indian hospital of their choice. […]

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International Youth Day 2019: NYCN Urges FG to Improve Educational Crisis

August 12th 2019, marks the International Youth Day with the theme “Transforming Education “. In response to this, The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has resolved practical solutions in solving the educational crisis ongoing in the country and the positive impacts of Education in the country which could ideally serve as a means in […]

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Former INEC Chairman In EFCC Custody Over N1.2 billion Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has remanded in its custody the former Chairman of Independent Electoral Commission, Professor Maurice Iwu, following a court order. The order was given by Justice Chuka Austin Obiozor of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday, pending the hearing and determination of his bail application on Friday. […]

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Sowore Has No Right To Call For Protest – Oshiomhole

The current national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that every Nigerian has the right to protest but must properly articulate their grievances. Oshiomhole, according to The Nation, spoke with State House correspondents after a meeting of the APC National Working Committee (NWC) with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential […]

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Nigeria sentences 54 soldiers to death by firing squad Aged Between 21 and 25

A human rights lawyer says 54 soldiers have been sentenced to death because they embarrassed Nigeria’s military by demanding weapons to fight Islamic extremists, and says they were justified in not going on what would have been a suicidal mission. Defense attorney Femi Falana said Thursday he will take all legal measures to prevent authorities […]

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Revolution Now: Policemen fires Teargas to Disperse Protesters

Policeman and Soldiers on Monday dispersed members of the #RevolutionNow movement who converged at the National Stadium, Lagos. According to Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 General Election, and publisher of the Sahara Reporters he described the move as a protest against bad governance in the country. Omoyele Sowore […]

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Hours after Governor Wike sacks Rivers State University VC, Students Express Joy

Some students of the Rivers State University (RSU) Nkpolu, Oroworukwo in Port Harcourt, have lauded the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike for the sack of the former vice chancellor  of the institution, Prof Blessing Didia  and his deputy, Prof Magnus  Oruwari, over the recent  cult killings in the university that claimed  the lives of two […]

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Lawyer to Sowore Denied Access By DSS

The lawyer of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Tope Akinyode says operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) has denied him access to Omoyele Sowore, who was arrested on  Saturday, August 3, 2019. Tope Akinyode made it known in a statement according to TheCable that he visited the head office of the DSS in Lagos but […]

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INEC Declared Result Before Final collation – APC tells Enugu tribunal

The National Assembly/State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu was, Monday told that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly announced the Enugu North senatorial district election result even before the final collation. The petitioner and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Barr. Eugene Odo, through his counsel […]

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Court To Rule On El-Zakzaky’s Bail For Medical Attention

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Monday, adjourned to August 5, ruling in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El- Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat. The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) leader and his wife applied for medical bail citing poor health while in […]

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Federal Government to close Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for four months

The Federal Government (FG) has disclosed that some sections of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway would be closed for four months for reconstruction by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. The road has been under construction since the administration of Goodluck Jonathan. The FG had postponed the reconstruction of the road in the past, but the possibility of another postponement […]

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