ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION TO REPRESENT BUHARI AT ANTI-CORRUPTION AWARDS IN RWANDA

Godwin Tsa Abuja The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), is to represent  President Muhammadu Buhari at the fourth edition of the Sheikh Tamim International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award ceremony holding on Monday, December 9 in Kigali, Rwanda. President Buhari will be attending the award ceremony which is part of activities to mark the annual International Anti-corruption Day, in his capacity as the African Union (AU) Champion of the fight against corruption. This is contained in a  statement issued by Dr. Umar Gwandu, the Special Assistant Media and…

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2020: AKEREDOLU APPOINTS 3 NEW AIDES

  Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday, approved the appointment of Messrs Dapo Adepoju, Adebiyi Mayowa and Olufunmi Felix as his Special Assistants on Youth Mobilisation. This was contained in a statement issued in Akure by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olusegun Ajiboye. While Adepoju was appointed for the Ondo Central Senatorial District, Mayowa, Northern Senatorial District, while Felix was for Southern Senatorial District. Ajiboye said that Akeredolu made the appointments in pursuance of his desire to make his administration closer to the grassroots and…

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FALANA: DSS TEAM LEADER APOLOGISED TO JUSTICE OJUKWU FOR INVADING COURT AND NOW THEY ARE DENYING SAME INVASION

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday refuted the Department of State Service’s claim that its operatives did not disrupt proceedings at the Federal High Court, Abuja, in their bid to rearrest his client, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, on Friday. Falana said in a statement that, contrary to the DSS’ denial, issued on Saturday, the leader of the DSS team of operatives who invaded the court tendered an apology for their conduct when summoned after the incident by the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu. He said…

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IPPIS: ASUU DECRIES AGF WHO COULD NOT PASS ICAN NOW DICTATING TO VICE CHANCELLORS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, as a frustrated ‘account clerk’. This is coming as ASUU members have refused to enrol into the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). ASUU condemned the Accountant General of the Federation for threatening to sanction Vice Chancellors who have refused to enrol into what it called ’fraud platform’. OgeneAfrican learnt that AGF, Mr. Ahmed Idris had in a letter dated 2nd December, 2019, advised some Vice Chancellors who are yet to enrol…

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ORJI KALU’S IMPRISONMENT AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SOUTH EAST APC

Since former Abia State governor, Orji Uzo Kalu left Government House, Umuahia 12 years ago, his attempts at regaining political relevance in the state have been accompanied by severe battles. Ordinarily, this should not be so for a man who rode on power for eight years, calling the shots as he deemed fit, ‘making and unmaking’ people as he wished, while his administration lasted. People have always alluded to his efforts at installing his successor, Theodore Orji in 2007, who was then in prison. But since leaving office in 2007,…

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19-YR OLD YAHOO BOY SETS 24-YR OLD GIRLFRIEND ABLAZE FOR CHEATING, SEE PICS

  The 24-year-old lady allegedly set ablaze by her boyfriend. Screenshots: Instablog9ja Operatives of Iba Police Station have arrested a 19-year-old man, Ifeanyichukwu, for allegedly setting his 24-year-old girlfriend, Tolani, ablaze because he suspected that she had another lover. DSP Bala Elkana, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement released to newsmen on Sunday. Elkana said the incident took place in Ojo, Lagos, where they both lived in Ifeanyichukwu’s N600,000 per annum apartment. “Ifeanyichukwu met the victim on February 28 through a hookup and she moved…

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PRESIDENCY JUSTIFIES REARREST OF SOWORE, SEE THEIR EXCUSE

By Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The Presidency has justified the re arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, by the operatives of Department of State Services (DSS), by stating that the latter was planning a revolution to overthrow a democratically elected government of Nigeria. Global outrage has continued to trail Friday morning rearrest of Sowore in the premises of the Federal High Court of Abuja, by DSS officers, few hours after he was released on bail by Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity,…

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US STATE DEPARTMENT SPEAKS ON SOWORE’S REARREST, RESPECT FOR JUDICIARY IN NIGERIA

US State Department speaks on Sowore’s rearrest, asks for judicial independence and respect for rule of law   The US Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Affairs has reacted to the rearrest of Omoyele Sowore at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday December 6. Recall LIB reported earlier that the #RevolutionNow convener’s trial was disrupted by operatives of the Department of State Services who stormed the court to rearrest him. Reacting to the incident which led to an uproar, the bureau which is within the United States Department of…

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WIKE SPEAKS ABOUT SUCCESSOR, 2023

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike honoured by the Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality with the conferment of the title: “Dike Oha Ikwerre ” in Port Harcourt on Saturday Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has disclosed that he will only support a candidate who has the capacity to govern the State in the 2023 general elections. The governor stated this at a grand civic reception, organised by the Ogbakor Ikwerre Cultural Organisation Worldwide which is the apex socio-cultural group in Ikwerreland to honour him. Wike said the governor of the state can…

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