According to reports, the Leadership of Islamic Movement of Nigeria on Monday in Kano accused the Federal Government of plotting to wipe out the movement in the country.
At an emergency press briefing held in Kano, the Head of Martyr Foundation of IMN, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, maintained that in Kan, the Ashura procession had ended peacefully before security agents, who he claimed masqueraded as members of a youth vanguard group, attacked Shitte members.
According to him, since the eruption of the Shitte […]
Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who has been in detention for the past 24 days, yesterday, regained his freedom.
Fani-Kayode, who was the Director of Media and Publicity in the campaign team of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was released after he perfected the bail conditions handed to him by the Abuja Federal High Court. He is answering to a five-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The charge borders on alleged N26million fraud. Trial Justice […]
Donald Trump’s victory at the highly contested U.S Presidential elections has attracted hilarious social media trolls targeted at Democratic Party leaders, Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama.
This is a hilarious meme currently trending online as it paints the picture of Donald Trump’s takeover of the White House after beating Hillary Clinton in a heated presidential election that stunned the world who queued behind the Democrats in staunch confidence.
The controversial Trump was photo-shopped into a policeman alongside his party mate and […]
Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), said yesterday that though the Boko Haram insurgency was on the verge of being nipped in the bud, effects of the magnitude of the human, economic and ecological problems created by it would remain with the North East for a long time.
General Abubakar made the observation in Yola at a two day conference organized by Modibbo Adama University of Technology, MAUTECH, the Nigerian Army and the Chad Basin Commission, with the theme, […]
Activist lawyer, Morakinyo Ogele has advised Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to resign from office or be chased out of the Government House by people whose resources have been allegedly mismanaged in the last two years of his administration.
Ogele who spoke with reporters on Thursday also warned Fayose against blackmailing Lagos lawyer Femi Falana as being the mastermind of his latest brush with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
He stressed that Fayose was no longer “fit and proper” to […]
Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out the names of former minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and a businessman, Chief Kolawole Akanni Aluko, from the criminal charges before the court.
While Madueke is in the United Kingdom, Akanni Aluko, is said to be at large.
Justice Nyako struck out their names after the prosecution counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacob, a senior advocate made an application to that effect.
Madueke and Akanni Aluko are being charged alongside […]
The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Makurdi, Benue State on Thursday struck out the petition filed by Daniel Onjeh against Senator David Mark’s election for being statute barred.
In her ruling, Justice Chinyere Anulude, who read the judgment, said due to the sui generis nature of election matters, the day of the election shall not be excluded.
According to Anulude, from the date of filing the petition, it is crystal clear that the petition is manifestly filed out of time by […]
The re-run Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State capital, yesterday struck out the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Daniel Onjeh, against former Senate President, David Mark.
In her ruling on the application brought before the tribunal by the first, second and third respondents, Justice Chinyere Gloria Anulube held that the petition was filed outside the stipulated 21 days as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Justice Anulube described the petition as ‘defective […]
Daughters of billionaire oil mogul Femi Otedola, Florence aka DJ Cuppy and her sister Temi stepped out together in Miami, Florida where they are currently vacationing.
Daughters of billionaire oil mogul Femi Otedola, Florence aka DJ Cuppy and her sister Temi stepped out together in Miami, Florida where they are currently
The Court of Appeal, yesterday, struck out all Ecobank’s applications to prevent Honeywell from taking advantage of a prior judgement of the Appeal Court in favour of Honeywell.
The Appeal Court earlier delivered a judgement on March 30, setting aside and condemning the grant of exparte orders by the Federal High Court in favour of Ecobank as injudicious.
However, Ecobank filed a motions for injunctions pending appeal with a view to prevent Honeywell from taking full advantage of the judgement delivered in […]
Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has accused the presidency of declaring war on the country’s legislature.
In a statement he personally signed, he said the country’s democracy, which clearly stipulated the separation of powers, was being threatened by the executive arm of government.
He claimed innocence of the crime for which he was being prosecuted, describing it as “grotesque display of vindictiveness.”
While vowing never to submit “to the untamed wishes and caprices of witch-hunters,” he added: “I put my trust […]