Anti-graft campaign: Nigerian asset recovery move receives global attention in US

— 9th December 2017 From AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja   The assets recovery efforts by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, received a major boost this week in United States of America with the successful conclusion of the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR). But the US was quick to acknowledged that the repatriation of stolen assets is very […]

I’m still entitled to $800m compensation, says Kanu

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that despite being granted bail by the Federal High Court in Abuja where he is being prosecuted alongside others on charges of treasonable felony, he is still entitled to the $800m compensation for his alleged unlawful arrest and detention […]

As Atiku decamps once again to PDP, lawmaker says APC members will not join him in PDP

A member of the House of Representatives, Babajimi Benson, said on Sunday that he did not foresee exodus of members of the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. Benson said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja shortly after the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, formally joined the […]

I will defeat Buhari in 2019, says Atiku (Atiku, please retire and leave the scene for more talented and younger politicians with progressive ideas)

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, who recently resigned as a member of the All Progressives Congress, has said that he would defeat Buhari should the latter contest against him in the 2019 presidential election. Atiku was quoted as saying this during an interview with Dele Momodu, which was part of his weekly column titled, ‘Pendulum’, published […]

Biafra: Why I cannot produce Kanu for trial, Buratai tells court

…says soldiers tracked truck load of arms, ammunitions to IPOB leader’s house By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, […]

Zimbabwe military sweeps Mugabe out of power – puts him under house arrest

attled Zimbabwean President, Mr. Robert Mugabe, has been placed under house arrest in Harare, the capital city, by the military. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported that this was disclosed by South African President, Mr. Jacob Zuma. The BBC, quoting Mr. Zuma’s office, also reported that Mr. Mugabe told the South African President on the […]

Nigeria Police ranked worst in the world – new survey

   

Islamisation plot is real, CAN tells Osinbajo

By Sam Eyoboka UMBRELLA body of Christians in Nigeria, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has reacted to a statement credited to Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, urging him to stop discrediting the Christian body in his quest to douse religious tension in Nigeria and win the heart of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. […]

N2bn fraud: Civil service commission yet to sack fleeing Maina

Abdulrasheed Maina Eniola Akinkuotu, Okechukwu Nnodim and Olaleye Aluko Four days after the order of President Muhammadu Buhari for the “immediate disengagement” of embattled ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, from the Federal Civil Service, the process leading to his disengagement is yet to commence. Sunday PUNCH gathered in Abuja […]

Nnamdi Kanu has no means of livelihood, says army

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army has said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has no means of livelihood, but used “propaganda” to make people believe him. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, stated this in Abuja, while rounding off a two-day media conference on the military’s enhancement […]

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