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N13bn scam: Ex-gov, others have case to answer – Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on Wednesday, held that former Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Adamu, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu and 10 others have a case to answer on the alleged N13 billion scam in the state. Justice Dan Abutu also ruled that the court had […]

Ebonyi, Imo may produce Nwodo’s successor

AGAIN, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has returned to the politics of picking a new chairman after Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo bowed out on Tuesday. In the search for Nwodo’s successor, two camps have emerged: one pushing for the South-East zone to retain the party’s plum job and the other, which wants the Acting Chairman, Alhaji […]

Gbagbo seeks private talks with Ouattara

PRESIDENT Laurent Gbagbo has expressed his desire to meet with his opponent, Alassane Ouattara, in a renewed bid to resolve the ongoing political crisis in Cote d’Ivoire. Details of the proposed meeting are still sketchy but officials loyal to Gbagbo said he had made overtures to Ouattara to have a private meeting with him on […]

Sambo’s convoy injures policemen in Kaduna

Tragedy struck in Kaduna  on Wednesday, when three mobile policemen attached to the Kaduna State security outfit, Operation Yaki, were knocked down allegedly by the convoy of Vice-President, Mohammed Namadi Sambo, who was in Kaduna to participate in the on going voter registration. Already, there were conflicting reports that one of the affected policemen was […]

President’s victory: Atiku, others rule out court option

Former Military President Ibrahim, Babangida; ex-Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, and former National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Aliyu Gusau (retd.), have decided not to challenge the victory of President Goodluck Jonathan at the Peoples Democratic Party presidential primaries in court. Investigations by our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday showed that the three politicians took the decision at a […]

INEC partners NIS on border areas

The office of Independent National Electoral Commission at Illela Local Government Area of Sokoto State has entered into partnership with the Nigeria Immigration Service to ensure that only Nigerians register in the ongoing voter registration exercise. The electoral officer in charge of the local government, Alhaji Inusa Yusuf, disclosed this in an interview with the […]

3 persons shot, one missing in Ebonyi

Three persons were allegedly shot and one person still missing in a gun duel between rival groups in Ndike Amagu Ikwo community of Ebonyi Sate over who takes charge of the Direct Data Capture (DDC) machines for the voters’ registration. Three of the victims were lying critically ill at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abakaliki […]

Man nabbed in hotel room with under-aged girls

Is this man a saint or a sinner, a child trafficker-cum-ritualist or a kind-hearted philanthropist that he claims to be? Whoever or whatever he is, it is now his responsibility to prove. Otherwise, the police who had since put him in cell would have to stamp him with the zeal of a criminal. And he […]

Abuja explosion: Charles Okah slumps in court

One of the suspects in last year’s bomb blasts in Abuja, Charles Okah, on Tuesday, slumped barely five minutes after stepping into the dock to continue his trial before a Federal High Court in Abuja. Okah and other accused persons, Obi Nwabueze, Edmund Ebiware and Tiemkemfa Osvwo (aka General Gbokos) are being prosecuted by the […]

US toughens stance on AbdulMutallab

Over one year after his alleged attempt to bomb a Detroit-bound aircraft, Nigerian-born terror suspect, Farour AbdulMutallab, may be coming under intense pressure from United States Congressmen and lawyers over his reported refusal to cooperate with investigators. Empowered Newswire reports that new Republican-controlled US Congress is planning to use his case to shake up the […]

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