SUPREME COURT NULLIFIES ORJI KALU’S CONVICTION

Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Friday nullified the conviction of former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu. Senator Kalu was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when he was Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007. He was convicted alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and his former Abia State director of finance, Ude Udeogu. However, the…

SENATE PRESIDENT VISITS GOVERNOR BELLO OVER DEATH OF HIS MOTHER

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday paid a condolence visit to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello over the demise of his mother, Hajia Hauwa Bello, who died on Sunday after a brief illness at the age of 101. According to statement by the chief press secretary to Governor Bello, Onogwu Mohammed, Senator Lawan was at Okene,…

IPOB ACCUSES FACEBOOK OF SHUTTING NNAMDI KANU’S PAGE

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused Facebook Nigeria of shutting down their leader’s Facebook page. A publication by Facebook cited on Nnamdi Kanu’s page: @MaziNnamdiKanuTheLeaderIPOB read: “Your Page has been unpublished. This is because Mazi Nnamdi Kanu goes against our community standards on spam.” A statement by the Media and publicity Secretary of IPOB,…

Greece Elects First Female President Katerina Sakellaropoulou

 Greece’s lawmakers elected their country’s first female president Wednesday, with an overwhelming majority voting in favor of high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Sakellaropoulou said she would aim for the “broadest possible consensus” in the course of carrying out her duties in her first comments as president-elect. The judge noted the “difficult conditions and challenges of…

SSA on Media, Garba Shehu Works Against Me – Aisha Buhari

Aisha, First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has alleged that the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, now takes orders from her husband’s powerful nephew, Daura. She has also accused Daura of trying to scrape the office of the First Lady. Aisha said, “It is at this late hour that…

Atiku Abubakar Condemns DSS Court Invasion To Rearrest Sowore

Atiku Abubakar on Friday said he experienced “extreme anguish of spirit” while watching the invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by operatives of the Department of State Service. Sowore was freed on Thursday evening, but during a court appearance on Friday (today), DSS operatives disrupted court sitting as they attempted to rearrest him. Taking…

Former Governor Abia State Orji Kalu gets 12 years imprisonment

The federal high court in Lagos has sentenced the former governor of Abia State Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being found guilty on all the 39-count charges brought against him. He was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when he was Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007. Kalu was convicted alongside…

I Met My Wife in A Church Fellowship – Diezani’s Husband

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), has revealed how he met, fell in love and married his wife, Diezani, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources. Diezani’s husband revealed this in his recently published book titled, ‘Riding the storms with God on my side.’ Narrating how he met the former minister,…

Real reasons Jonathan worked against PDP in Bayelsa guber poll

the just concluded charade called the Bayelsa governorship election seems to show in a puzzling manner a summersault of principle and conviction on the part of the former President. His actions before and after the election are a virulent negation of the ideals of maturity and liberalism for which he has become highly reputed after…

Kaduna Assembly confirms 2 more women as commissioners

The Kaduna House of Assembly on Thursday, confirmed two more women as commissioners. The Assembly also confirmed the nomination of a board member of the state Fiscal Responsibility Commission. Their confirmation followed a letter sent to the House by the Acting Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe. Those confirmed include Dr Amina Baloni as Commissioner for Health…

APC member calls for amendment of constitution to allow Buhari contest third term

Charles Enya, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state, has filed a suit, seeking the amendment of the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari get another term in office. According to Daily Trust, Enya, who served as organising secretary to Buhari during the 2019 general election, filed the suit (FHC/AI/CS/90/19) before…

Senator Dino Melaye Stars In Nollywood Movie

Dino Melaye, has landed a lead role in a new Nollywood movie titled ‘Lemonade’. The film was shot in several locations in Abuja. The producer of the movie, Joy Idoko, has said that Mr Melaye played the role of a “distinguished senator.” Ms Idoko said this on her Instagram handle. Describing Mr Melaye’s role, she…