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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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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El-Zakzaky Whisked Away on arrival By operatives of the DSS

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, yesterday afternoon, was whisked away on arrival and taken into custody by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). On the same day, the federal government issued a statement claiming that […]

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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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Police arrest Man for insulting President Buhari on His Facebook Page

The Yobe State Command of the Nigerian Police Force has arrested one of its personnel identified as Sunday Japhet for allegedly insulting President Buhari, Vice President Osinbajo and the Inspector General of Police on his Facebook page. The State Commissioner of Police, Sunmonu Adeyemi Abdulmaliki on Wednesday, confirmed the arrest of the policeman to DAILY […]

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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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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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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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Channel reporter killed during the Shiites protest

Precious Owolabi, a member of the National Youth Service Corps was killed today as a result of the clash yet again between members of the SHIITES and the police. This incident reportedly happened at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja on Monday. El-zakzaky has been in the detention since 2015 when some of his followers were […]

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Why we cannot free El-Zakzaky – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday warned El-Zakzaky led Shiite members to desist from their protest as no amount of street demonstration will make him order the release of their spiritual leader. He appealed to Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader […]

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Buhari tells Fulani herdsmen to Remain in Southern Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised all Nigerians to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to Fulani herders, asking them to leave the southern part of Nigeria. President Buhari According to a statement by the President’s spokesperson, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday, Buhari said all citizens of Nigeria are free […]

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Senate confirms Tanko as Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Justice Tanko Muhammad The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. The red chamber had, on arrival of Muhammad into the chamber, gone into a closed session to set the template for the screening. Muhammad, who arrived at the Senate at around 10:10am, was ushered […]

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