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Soldiers, anti-bomb policemen take over roads in Abuja

UNUSUAL presence of military and anti-bomb policemen was, on Thursday, noticed on major roads in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Motorists, as well as their vehicles, were thoroughly searched by the soldiers, in a manner that raised the apprehension of the residents of the area and workers. Nigerian Tribune observed that the heavily armed […]

No court has power to try me – Bankole

ABUJA—EMBATTLED former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, yesterday, challenged the power of an Abuja High Court sitting at Apo, to try him for alleged fraud. Bankole who went before the high court with an application seeking to quash the entire criminal charge against him, maintained that no court has the power to […]

Pictures: Soldiers, Police in fresh clash in Lagos

LAGOS – Soldiers engaged policemen in a clash again, yesterday, at Obanikoro, Ikorodu road, following an attempt to tow the vehicle of a military personnel for encroaching on BRT lane. The incident which occurred in the early hours, left several policemen and soldiers wounded. A television camera man was also injured. Trouble started when policemen […]

Why I elevated Justice Odili to Supreme Court bench – Katsina-Alu

ABUJA – In his bid to quell the controversy trailing the elevation of wife of former governor of Rivers State, Justice Mary Peter Odili, to the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, yesterday, insisted that the decision was taken to meet the 35% affirmative action promised women by President Goodluck […]

Opinion:Before another bomb explodes

The June 12 bomb explosion that rocked the car park of the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, Abuja is a monumental tragedy. The Louis Edet House blast coming soon after the Inspector-General of Police, Hafiz Ringim, vowed to smoke out the outlawed Islamic fundamentalist group, Boko Haram, from Borno State, has far-reaching security implication. One fact […]

S’West govs shun Yoruba Unity Forum meeting

The six South-West governors were conspicuously absent yesterday at the reconvened Yoruba Unity Forum which held at the Ikenne, Ogun State home of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and presided over by the matriarch of the Awolowo, Chief (Mrs.) Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo. Among those officially invited were Senator Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, […]

I was not arrested by ICPC -NDDC MD

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC), Mr. Chibuzor Ugwuoha has debunked reports that he was arrested and detained by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Reacting to a newspaper publication (not Daily Sun), Mr. Ugwuoha said that at no time was he detained by the anti-corruption outfit. The NDDC […]

Steer clear of politics, Okorocha warns monarchs

Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has charged traditional rulers in the state to steer clear of politics and warned that no monarch should belong to any political party. Okorocha, who gave the warning yesterday in Owerri during the swearing-in of 14 newly appointed commissioners, 13 special advisers, chairman of the state Council of […]

8 killed in Tiv, Fulani crisis in Nasarawa

No fewer than eight persons, including two elders, were killed in a fresh crisis between Tiv farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa South Senatorial District, Nasarawa State. President, Tiv Youth Organization (TYO) Peter Igbacher Kwembe who disclosed this yesterday at a press conference in Lafia alleged that the crisis started on Saturday, June 18 when […]

Boko Haram: Tribunal adjourns indefinitely

The Election Petitions Tribunal for the April National Assembly election in Borno State has adjourned its sitting indefinitely following the worsening security situation in the state. The tribunal, which ought to begin the hearing of petitions filed before it this week suddenly resolved to adjourn indefinitely. Counsel to the parties in the petitions had waited […]

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