• Reps seek life imprisonment for terrorists, sponsors

    Reps seek life imprisonment for terrorists, sponsors

    It was gathered that the House of Representatives moved on Tuesday to prescribe tougher penalties for terrorism, including “a maximum of life imprisonment.”

    A person, who facilitates the escape of a suspect held for an act of terrorism also faces a life prison sentence.

    Sponsors of terrorism face the penalty of life imprisonment as those who commit the act itself.

    Under the new law in view, planning a terror act is punishable even when the act is not committed eventually.

    The provisions were contained […]

  • Popular Nollywood Actor Sponsors 13 Boys to FC Barcelona Soccer Academy (Photo)

    Popular Nollywood Actor Sponsors 13 Boys to FC Barcelona Soccer Academy (Photo)

    Ace Nollywood actor, Joseph Benjamin has revealed that he is sponsoring at least 13 kids to the FC Barcelona Lagos School Soccer Academy, due to commence later this month.

    Multi-award winning Nollywood actor, Joseph Benjamin, is sponsoring no fewer than 13 boys to the FCB ESCOLA Lagos Soccer School Academy, which is due to commence later this month.

    The popular talented actor visited Teslim Balogun Stadium to pick up the registration form for the 13 kids he intended to sponsor for the […]

  • Jonathan, Wike, Akpabio, others not our sponsors – Avengers

    Jonathan, Wike, Akpabio, others not our sponsors – Avengers

    Niger Delta Avengers have disowned a list purportedly issued by some members of the group, claiming that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is one of their sponsors.

    The list, issued by a certain Cynthia White on Sunday, also named other alleged sponsors as Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; ex-Peoples Democratic Party spokesman, Olisa Metuh; erstwhile Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Safety and Administration Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi; former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio; and ex-military commander, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo.

    However, NDA in […]

  • Probe Avengers’ sponsors, operatives exposed by faction – Ayiri tells Buhari

    Probe Avengers’ sponsors, operatives exposed by faction – Ayiri tells Buhari

    Niger-Delta activist and Itsekiri leader, Chief Ayiri Emami, Sunday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the 22 alleged sponsors, members and sympathizers of the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, revealed on Saturday evening by a splinter faction, Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA.

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, stalwart in Delta state, in a statement, said: “The revelation by the splinter group of Niger Delta Avengers about the sponsors of Niger Delta Avengers has vindicated my earlier position that some corrupt politicians running […]

  • PDP CRISIS: Name my APC sponsors, Sheriff challenges Makarfi

    PDP CRISIS: Name my APC sponsors, Sheriff challenges Makarfi

    Embattled national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has challenged chairman of the care taker committee of the party, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, to provide the names of All Progressives Congress, APC, governors as well as the date and venue he allegedly met with them to discuss the destabilization of the PDP.

    This came as chairman of the caretaker committee of the party, Ahmed Makarfi, yesterday, warned that the forcible possession of the national secretariat of the party […]