BREAKING: APPEAL COURT FREES FORMER ADAMAWA GOVERNOR, NGILARI

Bala Ngilari An Appeal Court Court sitting in Yola, Adamawa state, acquitted Former governor of Adamawa state, Bala Ngilari. Naija News learnt that the Appeal court sitting in Yola on Thursday, July 20, overruled the the ruling of Justice Ambrose Mamadi who had sentenced Ngilari to five years imprisonment for violating due process in procurement of 25 units of vehicles during his tenure as governor. Ngilari was sentenced by the High Court for failing to comply with the procurement laws of the state. The Judge sentenced the former governor to five years in prison and…

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BEN BRUCE ANGRY OVER STATE OF FEDERAL ROADS IN BAYELSA, SEE HIS RESOLVE

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce who is the chairman of the Senate committee on Privatization, led members of his team to inspect some Federal roads in his home state, Bayelsa state yesterday and he was deeply angered by what he saw. Expressing himself via social media this morning, he wrote “Yesterday, committee members and I, went on inspection of federal roads in Bayelsa state. It is sad that there is no federal project ongoing in Bayelsa. The last time a federal road was commissioned in Bayelsa was during the time of Gen. Yakubu Gowon.…

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COURT DISSOLVES POLICE OFFICER’S MARRIAGE OVER MARITAL RAPE, AND WIFE BATTERY

The marriage of a senior police officer, Chibuzo Okoroafor and his wife Faith, has been dissolved by the Customary Court in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State over allegations of serial marital rape, abuse, domestic violence, persistent assault , brutal dehumanization and irreconcilable differences.  According to human rights activist and president of an NGO named JLAA, Kingsley Ughe who shared the story online, the couple’s marriage broke down over persistent rape despite Faith”s often willingness to have sex with Chibizo without the attendant violence and compulsion. According to him, Faith ran…

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ETISALAT GROUP SAYS EMTS NIGERIA MUST DROP THE NAME BY TOMORROW

UAE-based Etisalat group stated that the rights granted to EMTS to use the Etisalat’s brand (and related IP rights) by EMTS Nigeria will terminate as of 21 July, 2017 -According to the letter released on Thursday July 20, a further announcement will be made in accordance with applicable Securities and Exchange rules and regulations Previously, the Chief Executive Officer of 9mobile Boye Olusanya, stated that the new name was chosen deliberately as it is a representation and confirmation of the company’s Nigerian heritage -Olusanya also disclosed that the new logo…

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KADUNA COURT GRANTS JOURNALIST, LUKA BINNIYAT BAIL ON STRINGENT CONDITIONS

Luka Binniyat …walking to the Kaduna High Court on crutches Thursday By AMOS TAUNA, KADUNA – A High Court sitting in Kaduna on Thursday granted bail to the former Kaduna Bureau Chief ofVanguard Newspaper, Mr Luka Binniyat currently standing trial over allegations of false publication brought against him by the Kaduna State government. In setting the bail conditions, presiding Justice Bashir Sukola announced that the defendant is to produce two sureties who must deposit their international passports with the court. According to Justice Sukola, also set as part of the bail condition is…

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LAURA IKEJI AND HER HUSBAND WLECOME BABY BOY

Laura Ikeji-Kanu and her husband, Ogbonna Kanu have welcomed a baby boy in the US. Her sister and popular blogger, Linda broke the good news on her Instagram page and accompanied it with pictures. She wrote;   “My adorable sister @lauraikeji just had her baby…a son named Ryan. Big congrats to her and her husband and to us??? happy aunt. Can’t keep calm…???”   Congrats to them!

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CONTROVERSY BREWS IN PDP AS GOVERNORS TRY TO PICK PARTY CHAIRMAN AND BOT MEMBERS KICK

BARELY a week after the prolonged legal battle that nearly terminated the life of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was laid to rest at the Supreme Court, governors elected on the platform of the party appear set to cause another controversy. Investigations by the Nigerian Tribune in Abuja revealed that some members of the PDP Governors’ Forum had already penciled in a particular candidate from the South-West and planned to foist the candidate on the party, regardless of the zoning arrangement of the party. Sources close to the PDP revealed…

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AN ANAMBRA INDIGENE GIVES HIS OPINION ON WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN ANAMBRA IF ELECTIONS DID NOT TAKE PLACE

ATTENTION NDI ANAMBRA GBURUGBURU! For those shouting no election in Anambra State – especially those among you who are from our state, have you even sat for a moment and thought about the implications of boycotting election in Anambra State? Well, based on the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – which Anambra state is still part of, discouraging or hindering people from exercising their franchise in an election is classified as treason and in some cases terrorism. we all know that many people will want to go and…

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TARABA ASSEMBLY PASSES ANTI-OPEN GRAZING BILL

The Taraba House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Anti-Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill 2017. The passage of the bill came a day after the Assembly adopted the report of the public hearing on the bill which was conducted across the three senatorial zones of the state. At the plenary presided by the speaker, Abel Diah, the bill was read for the third time after a motion by the Majority Leader, Joseph Kunini and seconded by Pius Sabo of Wukari 1 constituency. After clause by clause consideration of…

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EFCC SEALS OFF ANOTHER JONATHAN’S ALLY’S PROPERTY IN PORT HARCOURT

EFCC Seals Itohen Henry Ogiri’s Property The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has sealed a property belonging to Itohen Henry Ogiri as part of the ongoing investigation of George Turnah former PA to MD, NDDC on youth development. The property is located at 28, New Heaven Estate, off Tombia Street, New G.R.A Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He is being investigated for conspiracy, stealing, OBT and money laundering. Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2017/07/efcc-seals-itohen-henry-ogiris-property.html?m=1 )

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