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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Court grants interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s property

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted an interim forfeiture order of a property belonging to former first lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who granted the order, held that it was to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) investigate the acquisition of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, a property liked to Mrs Jonathan. Dimba ... Read More »

Court convicts Nwobike for perversion of justice

Justice Raliat Adebiyi of a Lagos High Court sitting at Ikeja on Monday convicted a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Joseph Nwobike, for perversion of justice. The judge gave the verdict while delivering judgment in the criminal charge filed against the lawyer by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Nwobike was convicted in nine out of the 13-count charge. ... Read More »

Killings: Protests, prayers in Lagos, Benue, Ibadan

It was a day of prayers and protests yesterday over the killings in some parts of the country. Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President Supo Ayokunle called for the protests as a wake-up call to the Federal Government that the bloodletting must stop. However, there were no protests in the Southeast. The protests in Lagos, Ibadan, Ado-Ekiti, Akure, Kaduna, Port ... Read More »

PDP urges members to vote against Melaye’s recall

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday directed its members in Kogi State to vote against the recall of Senator Dino Melaye during Saturday’s verification of petitioners’ signatures. The PDP said in a statement in Lokoja it was not in support of Melaye’s recall from the beginning. The party’s Director of Research and Documentation, Mr. Dickson Achadu, who signed ... Read More »

Presidential panel sacks Uwajeh as special investigator

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIPRPP) led by Okoi Obono-Obla, has sacked Victor Uwajeh as the panel’s special investigator. Uwajeh, a Chief Investigator of the United Kingdom-based Global Private Investigators, was engaged by the panel in March to help “track and recover stolen funds stacked in the UK by past and present public officers ... Read More »

Gunmen rain bullets on Delta APC chairmanship aspirant

Gunmen have reportedly shot one of the chairmanship aspirants for the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Silas Buowe, on the stomach. Buowe was attacked around the Forest Holiday Hotels along Emiye Road in Oleh, administrative headquarters of Isoko South Council Area of the state on Wednesday, after a haircut. The victim who had intensified campaign to ... Read More »

Don’t Link Buhari With Melaye’s Problems,Senator Oluremi Tinubu Tells Senators

 lawmaker representing Lagos Central in the National Assembly, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on Wednesday asked her colleagues in the red chamber not to link President Muhammadu Buhari to the ongoing ordeals of another member, Senator Dino Melaye in the hands of the Police. The lawmaker, who is the wife of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), ... Read More »

NEC recommends ban on herdsmen movement in five states

The National Economic Council on Thursday recommended a ban on the movement of herdsmen across the country as a way of stopping the killings being witnessed in parts of Nigeria. This is expected to start in the five states where the killings are most pronounced -Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna and Plateau. The NEC chaired by the Vice-President has all state ... Read More »

Bandits, agents of disunity behind killings-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerians in Benue, who have been bearing the brunt of unparalleled violence in the country since the New Year to look beyond the surface, as agents of disunity may be at work. “Repeated acts of mass killings and destruction in parts of the country and Benue State in particular, point to the evil design ... Read More »

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