Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, the Ondo State Governor,on Monday said he visited President Muhammadu Buhari for the second time to brief him on the security situation in Ondo state ahead of November 26 gubernatorial election.
Mimiko spoke with State House correspondents shortly after meeting with Buhari for the second time inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, since the crisis over the PDP candidate started.
He said the purpose of his two meetings with the President was to brief him on the security situation in […]
A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, fixed November 21 for continuation of the trial of Waripamowei Dudafa, a former special assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Mr. Dudafa, alongside one Joseph Iwejuo, is facing 23-counts of conspiracy and concealment of crime proceeds, brought against the duo by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
They had both pleaded not guilty to the charges during their arraignment.
Justice Mohammed Idris on Thursday, adjourned the case for continuation on November 21 and December […]
For the second time in 48 hours, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has had to deny complicity in the arrest of some judges by operatives of the Department of State Services.
This followed the allegation by another judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Nwali Sylvester Ungwuta, that Amaechi was behind his ordeal.
Ungwuta said Ameachi wanted him to influence the outcome of some political cases, a demand he turned down.
Another judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Inyang Okoro, had also leveled […]
According to reports, the Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday warned that it would deal with those taking the law into their hands.
The warning is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, in Kaduna
The statement said the command observed that some members of the public had become lawless and acted in manners detrimental to law and order and in total disregard to rights of other citizens.
The Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Lemu, said the […]
It was gathered that the man who trekked from Lagos to Abuja to celebrate the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 general elections, Mr. Suleiman Hashimu, has concluded plans to embark on another trek for the president.
Hashimu, however, said on Friday that this time, he would not use his legs but vehicles in touring the 36 states and FCT.
He said he wants to showcase the achievements of the president so far.
He said, “I will be embarking on another trek […]
A forty-one-year-old man arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing his helper’s phone has pleaded for amnesty.
He says he does not want to go to prison for the eighth time.
The suspect, Emmanuel Oyewunmi, 41, from Ikale, Ondo State, was arrested by the operatives on Friday night at Ojodu Berger Bus Stop for allegedly stealing N600 and a phone from a bus driver and a passenger.
Oyewunmi, before now, has been on […]
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday again attributed the current woes besetting Nigeria to the failure of the immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government to judiciously utilise the profit accruing from the country’s huge resources for 16 years.
This came amidst concerns over his government’s tendency to pass the buck and the All Progressives Congress-led administration’s failure to provide direction on how to confront the sundry challenges facing the country.
Buhari insisted that the 16 years of PDP government characterized by reckless corruption […]
For the second time in two months, Nigerians, especially Muslims in the country, yesterday celebrated a Sallah free of bomb attacks.
This is even as President Muhammadu Buhari, who is in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State, for the Sallah celebration, expressed appreciation to Nigerians for supporting the federal government’s policies, programmes and actions aimed at improving security, revamping the economy and combating corruption.
Unlike in the past when occasions such as yesterday’s Sallah celebration witnessed movement restriction especially in states in the […]
A photo going round on social media has shown a fight of supremacy between a Ghanaians and a Nigerians.
Over time Nigerians and Ghanaians have come to be known to love arguing on social media about who is better.
The most popular fight has been the Nigerian Jollof versus Ghanaian Jollof battle which saw people from the two nations try to argue which jollof tastes better.
This time around, albeit on a smaller scale, a new argument has surfaced and it is about […]
In what seems like a fight to the finish, courts in Abuja and Port Harcourt yesterday held on to their orders, one stopping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention scheduled for today in Port Harcourt and another insisting that it must hold.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State declared that its judgment of Monday, August 15, 2016 and ordered the convention to proceed as scheduled Justice Ibrahim Watila stated this yesterday, while delivering a judgement on originating […]