Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A parcel, suspected to be an Improvised Explosives Device, has been found under the Jabi bridge, near Shoprite shopping mall, Abuja. Policemen including operatives of the Anti-bomb squad, have blocked the access road to the bridge, and are directing motorists to take alternative routes. Details later.
.C Idogho, counsel to Friday Nwosu, has withdraw an application challenging Okezie Ikpeazu as governor of Abia state. He took the action after he was bashed by a seven-man panel of the supreme court. Nwosu was a contestant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election that produced Ikpeazu as […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday afternoon held a closed-door meeting with the leadership of Senate. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu led other Senators to the meeting which held at the President’s office, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. After the meeting with the lawmakers, they exited while […]
The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East, Bassey Albert Akpan, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) seeking the probe of Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom division over allegation of bias, judicial misconduct and arbitrariness. Senator Akpan sought the NJC leave to mandate Justice Riman […]
Iyobosa Uwugiaren in Abuja Rattled by the recent killings of the Commanding Officer of the 272 Special Task Force Task Battalion, Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali and six soldiers by members of Boko Haram, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) is mulling over whether to reach out to President Muhammadu Buhari on the […]
Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have started questioning Godwin Obla, a senior lawyer and former prosecutor to the anti-corruption agency, in connection with irregular payments to some judges who are targets of an ongoing probe of corruption in the judicial sector. EFCC sources told our correspondent […]
>>There were angry scenes this morning outside the White House following Donald Trump’s shock victory >>Large numbers of Hillary Clinton supporters gathered in the expectation of a Democratic success >>On college campuses, there were also angry scenes with students shocked by the election result >>Economic markets world-wide fell as international […]
An aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, who is facing corruption trial, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of mounting pressure on him to incriminate former first lady, Patience Jonathan. Dudafa, who served as a senior assistant on Domestic Matters to Mr. Jonathan, in a petition […]