Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, expressed fear of being arrested by security heads in the state.
Wike, who spoke during special court session marking the opening of the 2016/2017 Legal Year of the state Judiciary in Port Harcourt, said he was afraid to leave Government House due to fear of being arrested by security operatives.
He stated that there was no respect for people in authority in the nation, pointing out that anybody could be arrested and humiliated at anytime.
The governor […]
An anti-corruption coalition, Citizens United Against Corruption, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to use operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in its anti-corruption operations.
The group said this in reaction to the recent arrest of judges accused of corruption.
The Convener of the group, Mr Emmanuel Onwubiko, gave the advice on Sunday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
He said that the DSS should be restricted to enforcing operations strictly relating to national security […]
According to reports, the lawyer representing Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday told a federal court that no government agency had come forward to claim ownership of the $15.5 million for which his client is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Gboyega Oyewole said the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, had continued to lay claim to the money, even filing a fundamental rights enforcement suit before a court.
“Neither the Federal Government nor any […]
According to reports, the South South Zonal head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ishaq Salisu, on Friday told a group of protesters under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Rights Organisations, Concerned Youths and the Ijaw Nation Worldwide, who thronged the Port Harcourt, Rivers State Zonal Office of the Commission that the EFCC is a law abiding agency, which discharges it duties without fear or favour.
The protesters stormed the EFCC office alleging the ill treatment of Nigeria’s former […]
The Third National Urban Water Sector Reform has clarified that the four victims who drowned at Egbe Dam in Ekiti State are not World Bank officials as earlier reported.
The agency described the victims as “four workmen working as tops-surveyors on Egbe Dam” describing their death as “unfortunate and a loss too many.”
In an online statement issued late on Thursday by the agency’s Communication Specialist, Nancy Otagbo, it named the deceased as Alaran Tirimisiyu, Abdulwaheed Alayande, David Malu and Albert.
The names […]
Nigeria’s sweetheart, Olajumoke Orisaguna has according to reports, quit the modelling agency she was signed up with. The modelling agency called Few had been the first people to pick up the former bread seller turned model.
Reports state that her lawyer, Olayemi Adesuyan has moved her out of the agency and they’ve pitched their tent with older and more experienced Beth modelling agency.
The reason given for the migration according to Jumoke’s lawyer was that of incompetency on the part of Few […]