KATSINA REPS SEAT RERUN: HOW ARMED MEN THREATENED US WITH RAPE, WORSE THINGS IF WE DIDNT COOPERATE- FEMALE CORPER REVEALS

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Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Lagos and Solomon Elusoji in Abuja A serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, who was part of the electoral team for the Katsina bye-elections held last Saturday, has alleged that she and members of her team were pressured into releasing ballot papers to unknown men armed […]

PENSIONERS SPEND NIGHT SLEEPING AT GOVT HOUSE GATE OVER 70-MONTHS UNPAID ALLOWANCES

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MAKURDI— Aggrieved local government pensioners spent Tuesday night at the gate of Benue State Government House in Makurdi, protesting over 70 months backlog of unpaid entitlements. Led by Mike Vambe, Chairman, Coalition of Local Government Pensioners, the pensioners, Tuesday evening, gathered at the main entrance of the Benue Government House, […]

FG TO GIVE STATE PARDON TO PRISONERS IN ORDER TO DECONGEST PRISONS

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Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazzau The Federal Government said it is considering state pardon for inmates through prerogative of mercy, with a view to decongesting prisons. Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazzau told State House correspondents that this was considered yesterday at the Federal Executive Council meeting. He listed other options being considered […]

FALANA CONDEMNS BUHARI’S SPOKESMAN, GARBA SHEHU’S POWER-DRUNK STATEMENT ON EL ZAKZAKY

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Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has described as “a reckless demonstration of official impunity” a reason adduced by the Presidency for its continued detention of Shi’ite leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. In a statement on Wednesday, Mr. Falana said it was the first time in Nigeria’s history that a […]

WHY I WANT NATIONAL CONFERENCE REPORT IMPLEMENTED – GOODLUCK JONATHAN

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called for the implementation of 2014 National Conference Report, saying that doing so will address the lingering agitations and insecurity in the country. Jonathan spoke yesterday during the Rivers State Golden Anniversary Lecture held at the Dr. Obi Wali International Conference […]

FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION HOLYFIELD PROMISES 3MIL.DOLLARS HEALTH FACILITIES FOR LAGOS

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Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield on Wednesday in Lagos said his foundation would donate health facilities worth three million Dollars to Lagos State. Holyfield who announced the donation during a courtesy visit to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode at the State House in Alausa also said the foundation would be […]