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How PDP plans to rig National Assembly poll

In its desperation to win tomorrow’s rescheduled National Assembly poll, the chiefT.A Orji-led government in Abia State has hatched a plan to use the military and other security agencies to intimidate opposition candidates and their supporters. A source told Daily Sun that feelers from the botched Saturday’s polls sobered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government. […]

Ethiopia to charge 121 with terrorism

 Ethiopia’s government on Thursday said it was preparing to charge more than 100 prisoners with terrorism and dismissed calls by a rights groups to release them immediately. The government said it had arrested 121 people in March and accused them of being members of the outlawed Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group. Campaign group Human […]

Somali pirate to spend 30 years in prison

A Somali pirate who already had been ordered to spend 30 years in prison for attacking a U.S. Navy ship off the coast of Somalia was sentenced Thursday for an assault on a Danish ship that netted him and other pirates a $1.7 million ransom. Jama Idle Ibrahim was ordered by a federal judge in […]

Mob attacks Bauchi Gov – 3 Vehicles in his convey destroyed

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State narrowly escaped being mobbed yesterday by irate natives of Bogoro during a visit to the area. While at least three vehicles in his convoy were destroyed in the process. The governor was on an assessment tour of Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Local Government areas bedevilled by sectarian crisis since […]

Nigeria can’t lead Africa without credible elections – Jonathan

  President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said Nigeria could not maintain its leadership position in Africa without a free, fair and transparent election. The President spoke during an audience with a delegation of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs at the State House, Abuja. “Several countries in Africa have had successful elections, and if […]

EFCC arraigns El-Rufai, granted bail on self-recognition

  A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, was on Thursday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at an Abuja High Court over the re-allocation of a plot of land in the FCT. The ex-minister was accused of re-allocating to the daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Iyabo […]

SSS arrests Ibadan printer with 7,000 ballot papers

  Men of the State Security Service on Wednesday evening arrested a printer in Mokola, Ibadan,with about 7,000 copies of ballot papers. The man, who was arrested in his printing press, was taken to the Mokola Divisional Police Headquarters from where he was later moved to the Criminal Investigation Department of the state police command […]

Osun monarch arrested and docked for rape of 23-year old corper

An Osun State monarch, has been arrested and arraigned in an Osun State Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a corps member. The royal father, who was arrested on March 28 was said to have forcefully had sex with the 23-years-old corps member at his Osogbo residence on March 25. The monarch appeared before Magistrate Olalekan […]

Why I cancelled Lagos metroline project – Buhari

  The presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, has said he cancelled the proposed Lagos metro rail line project that was initiated by the government of Alhaji Lateef Jakande because he did not want to take more loans or devalue the naira. The Lagos metro rail line was designed by […]

We are not responsible for botched elections – FG

  The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday washed its hands off the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct the National Assembly elections on April 2. It said after its weekly meeting in Abuja that INEC, which it described as an independent body, was granted all its requests prior to the botched elections. […]

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