• Anenih accuses Buhari of jailing him for 18 months because he was wealthy.

    Anenih accuses Buhari of jailing him for 18 months because he was wealthy.

    The former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih has accused President Muhammadu Buhari jailing him for 18 months during his military administration, because he was wealthy.

    Anenih who was in prison between March 1984 and August 1985, wrote this in his biography titled ‘My Life and Nigerian Politics’, which was launched in Abuja over the weekend.

    Anenih stated that Buhari went about arresting politicians arbitrarily, he said: “The military regime of General Buhari and Tunde Idiagbon […]

  • MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of dumping late Ojukwu’s vision

    MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of dumping late Ojukwu’s vision

    According to reports, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated Igbo Political and Religious leaders for what they called nonchalant and selfish attitude towards the advancement and well-being of the Igbo people.

    Addressing reporters on Wednesday at an event organised to Honour the 83rd posthumous birthday of Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Masson headquarters in Okwe, Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State, the leader of the group, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders […]

  • Jigawa Governor Badaru accuses Lamido of wasting‎ N1.6bn yearly on feeding

    Jigawa Governor Badaru accuses Lamido of wasting‎ N1.6bn yearly on feeding

    Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, has accused the previous administration of Alhaji Sule Lamido of squandering up to N1.6 billion annually in feeding‎ alone within the state government house.

    He stated this at the weekend before a mammoth crowd at the commissioning ceremony of Birnin Kudu/Buji House of Representatives constituency office and scholarship presentation to indigents of the area.

    He said, “It was absurd and insensitive that we have to reverse that trend by making them account for every kobo they […]

  • Another judge accuses Amaechi, Oni of begging him over Ebonyi, Ekiti, Rivers cases

    Another judge accuses Amaechi, Oni of begging him over Ebonyi, Ekiti, Rivers cases

    Another Justice of the Supreme Court, whose home was raided by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, has alleged that he was being victimized for refusing entreaties, at various times, to help the All Progressives Congress, APC, win governorship election cases involving Ekiti, Rivers and Ebonyi states.

    His claim came barely three days after Justice John Inyang Okoro, also a Supreme Court Judge, alleged that former Rivers Governor and now transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, reached out […]

  • MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of betrayal, threatens revolution

    MASSOB accuses Igbo leaders of betrayal, threatens revolution

    It was gathered that the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra , on Sunday, threatened an ‘internal native’ revolution against political, traditional, religious and opinion leaders in Igboland.

    MASSOB, which spoke in a statement signed by its leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, said Igbo leaders are ‘insensitive’ to the plight of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained pro-Biafra activists.

    Noting that the pro-Biafra agitators are ‘working’ for the Igbos, the MASSOB leader […]

  • Shiite accuses Kaduna government of incitement, religious cleansing

    Shiite accuses Kaduna government of incitement, religious cleansing

    According to reports, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites Islamic Sect has accused Kaduna State Government of inciting people and religious cleansing.

    The President, IMN Media Forum, Mr. Ibrahim Musa, in a statement Friday, said that the State government on Thursday, reportedly issued a warning to residents in Kaduna and other towns not to take laws into their hands on any individual or group, in reference to the attacks, arson and destruction of properties of members of […]

  • Counsel accuses police of delaying justice over alleged rape of 10 year old

    Counsel accuses police of delaying justice over alleged rape of 10 year old

    Mr Kimi Appah, counsel to an 84-year-old man, Muazu Isa accused of serially raping a 10-year-old orphan in Kaduna, on Friday, accused the Nigerian Police of delaying justice to his clients.

    Isa, his son, Bashir and grandson, Ya’u were arrigned before a Kaduna Magistrates’Court over alleged serial rape of the girl placed in their care.

    Appah, who is also defending Bashir and Ya’u, frowned at the inability of the police to forward the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecution […]

  • DSS accuses Governor Wike of clandestinely aiding Rivers judge move illicit $2m cash

    DSS accuses Governor Wike of clandestinely aiding Rivers judge move illicit $2m cash

    It was gathered that the Department of State Security, DSS, has accused Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of impeding its operations in the state and helping a judge under corruption investigation to clandestinely move $2 million cash away from the judge’s house in Port Harcourt.

    DSS said in a statement on Saturday that credible intelligence revealed that the Judge had $2 million stashed in his house.

    It said that when the judge was approached for due search to be conducted, “he in […]

  • Governor Wike accuses Police and DSS of trying to abduct a federal judge

    Governor Wike accuses Police and DSS of trying to abduct a federal judge

    Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) of trying to abduct a serving Federal High Court judge in his residence at number 35, Forces Avenue in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

    The State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, on getting wind of the incidence, went to the residence of the judge with the aim of averting the arrest.

    A statement issued by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, […]

  • Group accuses Amaechi of being behind gang-up against Jonathan

    Group accuses Amaechi of being behind gang-up against Jonathan

    According to reports, the forum of Niger Delta Clan Chiefs and Elders has observed with dismay the heightened gang-up by political detractors within the current Government to completely tarnish the reputation of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

    The forum which rose from an emergency meeting in Warri, Delta State, Tuesday, fingered the Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as being the arrowhead behind efforts to clampdown on former President Jonathan and his wife Patience Jonathan, with whom Mr. Amaechi has had a […]

  • Patience Jonathan: Group accuses EFCC of media trial

    Patience Jonathan: Group accuses EFCC of media trial

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been accused of plotting to seize assets belonging to former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    An advocacy organisation, The Integrity Group. in an open letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, also ccused the EFCC of trying to convict the former first lady through media trials.

    The group which claimed to have conducted independent investigations into the allegations of money laundering leveled against Mrs. Jonathan by the EFCC, insisted that none of the allegations […]