Day: August 8, 2017

CRISIS ROCKS NEWLY REGISTERED APDA, DOKPESI OTHERS SUSPENDED

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja As has been the experience of older predecessors such as the Peoples Democratic Party and the ruling All Progressives Congress, the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance is embroiled in internal wranglings. The crisis rocking the APDA took a new turn in Abuja on Tuesday as some […]

EFCC TO SPONSOR 20 ANTI- CORRUPTION PHD RESEARCHERS ANNUALLY

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has advocated the introduction of an anti-corruption course into the country’s university curriculum. Magu, according to a statement by the commission’s spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, also promised to sponsor anti-corruption research works at doctorate level for the […]

SENATE SAYS BUHARI WOULD BE BACK SOON

The Senate on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would soon return “to continue to provide leadership to our people and the rest of Africa.” It added that the President has not violated any law by not returning from medical vacation after 90 days. The Senate made this known in a […]

MAN SETS 34 HOUSES ABLAZE IN BENUE, CHARGED TO COURT

Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 65-year-old farmer, Kyeruwa Kpela, in prison for alleged criminal conspiracy and setting 34 houses ablaze Kpela, of Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue, was charged with criminal conspiracy, mischief by fire and inciting disturbance. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Isaac […]

PDP SUSPENDS FACTIONAL CHAIRMAN

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has suspended Chief Ken Emeakayi, a former factional chairman of the party in Anambra State, for a month over alleged act of indiscipline. Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary, PDP National Caretaker Committee, made this known at a news conference on […]