• UNIUYO Vice-Chancellor cleared of Sex scandal allegation – FG

    UNIUYO Vice-Chancellor cleared of Sex scandal allegation – FG

    Prof. Enefiok Essien, Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo, has been cleared by the Federal Ministry of Education of a sex harassment allegation levelled against him soon after assumption office last year.

    According to reports, an unknown person under the aegis of Integrity Group had written a petition against the Vice Chancellor to the federal government seeking his disqualification from the vice chancellor’s job on the grounds that he had sexually harassed a female law student when he was the […]

  • Amaechi calls Wike’s allegation baseless; INEC dismisses allegation as unfounded

    Amaechi calls Wike’s allegation baseless; INEC dismisses allegation as unfounded

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, handed over original result sheets of the coming rerun elections in Rivers State to  the former governor of the state and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi  Amaechi.

    Wike made this allegation yesterday.

    Ameachi through his Media Office in a quick reaction said: “This new wild, baseless allegation by Governor Wike is a cheap ploy by a failing garrulous man to intimidate and harass INEC into doing his bidding and […]

  • Judges fault NJC decision on corruption allegation

    Judges fault NJC decision on corruption allegation

    Two of the judges who were recently arrested and later released by the Department of State Services on corruption allegations have expressed dissatisfaction over the decision of the National Judicial Council asking them to stop sitting until the conclusion of the cases against them.

    Three out of the seven indicted judges had been suspended by the NJC and recommended for sacking by either President Muhammadu Buhari or their state governors over various acts of misconduct before the raid on their houses […]

  • Investigate bribery allegation against Amaechi, Umana – CSNAC tells ICPC

    Investigate bribery allegation against Amaechi, Umana – CSNAC tells ICPC

    Following Justice Inyang Okoro’s bribery allegation against the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the then All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state, Umana Umana, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has urged the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, to probe the allegation.

    Justice Okoro, one of the judges recently arrested by the Department of State Services, DSS, had accused Amaechi and Umana of approaching him with the aim of influencing court decisions […]

  • S’Court Judges’ allegation against Amaechi untrue – Ex-lawmaker

    S’Court Judges’ allegation against Amaechi untrue – Ex-lawmaker

    A former member of the Houses of Representatives, Chief Apollos Emenike Amadi, has described as untrue the bribery allegations levelled against by minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, by two justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

    Justices John Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta had, in a letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Mahmoud Mohammed, alleged that Amaechi, who is the immediate past Governor of Rivers State, approached them to influence judgements of the Apex Court […]

  • PDP advises Amaechi to resign over allegation of corruption

    PDP advises Amaechi to resign over allegation of corruption

    The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers state has said that recent reports by two Justices of the Supreme Court is an indictment on the former Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi.

    Justice Okoro Inyang and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta both of the Supreme Court had fingered Amaechi in an alleged bribery and corruption scandal.

    Speaking with newsmen in Port Harcourt, the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Samuel Wanosike said the party in the state has been justified about its argument that the […]

  • Amaechi to sue Justice Okoro over bribery allegation

    Amaechi to sue Justice Okoro over bribery allegation

    Minister of Transportation and former Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has said he will take steps to seek legal redress over bribery allegation against him by embattled Supreme Court Justice, Justice John Inyang Okoro.

    This is as he said he had never met with Okoro to discuss any pending matter at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, saying the only time he met with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed was during the commissioning of the […]

  • BREAKING!!! US r*pe allegation: Reps clears three lawmakers

    BREAKING!!! US r*pe allegation: Reps clears three lawmakers

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday exonerated three of its members accused of sexual misconduct by the United States.

    The lower legislative chamber took the decision following the recommendations made by its joint committees on ethics and privileges and foreign affairs which was saddled with the investigation of the matter.

    The recommendations of the joint committee read thus: “That Hon. Mohammed Garba Gololo, Hon. Mark Terseer Gbillah and Hon. Samuel Ikon are cleared of and exonerated from the allegations leveled against them […]

  • Police arraign ex-Enugu commissioner over false allegation

    Police arraign ex-Enugu commissioner over false allegation

    Police in Enugu have arraigned former Enugu State Commissioner for Works, Transport and Special Duties, Engineer Luke Mammel at an Enugu Magistrate Court for giving false information to the law enforcement agents.

    The ex-commissioner, now Director of Works at Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu is standing trial on one count charge, in charge No. CME/483C/2016 between Commissioner of Police Vs Engr. Luke Mmamel.

    The charge read: “That you Engr. Luke Mmamel ,‘M,’ on the 22nd day of June, 2015, at […]

  • Edo guber: INEC denies allegation of ballot box snatching, gunshots

    Edo guber: INEC denies allegation of ballot box snatching, gunshots

    It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied report of ballot box snatching and gunshots in some polling centres during the Edo governorship election on Wednesday.

    Gov. Adams Oshiomhole had earlier said he received a report that some thugs allegedly snatched ballot boxes at Opoji in Esan North-East Local Government Area during the election.

    Oshiomhole also alleged that the suspected snatchers shot sporadically before taking away the ballot boxes.

    Mr Nick Dazang, INEC Deputy Director of Voter Education and […]

  • MTN debunks $13bn repatriation allegation by Nigerian Senate

    MTN debunks $13bn repatriation allegation by Nigerian Senate

    Telecoms giant MTN has denied allegations that it illegally repatriated $13.92 billion out of Nigeria over a period of 10 years.

    The allegation was made on the floor of the Nigerian senate on Tuesday by Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west.

    In a brief statement issued on Wednesday, Ferdi Moolman, the CEO of MTN Nigeria, said the allegation lacks “any merit”.

    According to Moolman, “The allegations made against MTN are completely unfounded and without any merit”.

    MTN has been having a rough patch […]