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Money laundering: Igbinedion’s arraignment stalled

Former governor of Edo state, Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion and six others standing trial at the Federal High Court, Benin, for alleged money laundering and diversion of government funds could not be arraigned yesterday following a preliminary objection raised by their counsel, Ricky Tarfa (SAN). Charged along with the Edo State ex-governor were his younger […]

April polls: SSS uncovers gun factory in Enugu, 4 suspects arrested

Few weeks to the commencement of the 2011 general elections in the country, the State Security Service (SSS) in Enugu State has uncovered an illegal factory where guns are manufactured in Agbada, Nenwe in the Aninri Local Government Area of the state. Four of the five suspects who are believed to run the illegal factory […]

Pilot killed as Nigerian Air Force plane crashes

Tragedy again struck at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano, yesterday as a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet crash-landed at the airport, killing the pilot, Group Captain Saleh Abubakar. The ill-fated jet had taken off from nearby 303 Nigeria Air force Flying School, Kano, situated a few kilometres from the airport only to […]

Gov. Martin Elechi: father-figure or soft despot?

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe, London, UK – Mar 22, 2011 – Governor Martin Nwancho Elechi, 70, can rightly claim to be one of the fathers of Ebonyi State, having led the Ebonyi State Movement in a decade-long campaign for the creation of the state. A 1966 first class honours graduate in economics, Chief Elechi had […]

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