• Edo monarch’s suspension extended to one-year for failing to apologise

    Edo monarch’s suspension extended to one-year for failing to apologise

    According to reports, the Traditional ruler of Uromi, Zaiki Edenojie II, has been suspended for one year by the Edo State Government for failing to apologise within the stipulated period to a woman, Betty Okoeber, whom he allegedly assaulted on September 28, among other infractions.

    In a suspension letter dated November 4, 2016, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, the one-year suspension takes effect from November 7.

    The letter reads: “The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams […]

  • How arms procurement scam under Jonathan extended Boko Haram’s reign – Buhari

    How arms procurement scam under Jonathan extended Boko Haram’s reign – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday maintained that the embezzlement of funds meant for equipping the armed forces under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan strengthened the Boko Haram and extended its activities in the Northeast.

    Buhari, who was represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, made the remark at the lunch of the Reviewed National Counter Terrorism Strategy (NACTEST) in Abuja.

    The embezzlement, he said, led to the death of thousands of Nigerians and destruction of properties.

    The President described the action of those who embezzled the […]