DSS officers invade Abuja High Court- Rearrest Sowore and Bakare amid chaos and confusion

Operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS), on Friday, re-arrested Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow Protest, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sowore and Bakare had resisted being rearrested by the officers of the security outfit shortly after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the day’s proceeding till Feb. 11, Feb. […]

Orji Kalu, former gov of Abia State, bags 12-year jail term for N7.65bn fraud

ormer Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday joined the list of ex-governors convicted of corruption as a Federal High Court in Lagos found him guilty of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. Justice Muhammed Idris convicted Kalu on all the 39 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and […]

Sowore kicks against transfer to Correctional Facility

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja Detained pro-democracy activist and convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, has opposed a fresh application the Department of State Service, DSS, filed to secure a leave of the Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer him to a Correctional Facility. Sowore, who has been in detention since August 2 […]

Court orders FG to recover pensions collected by Akpabio, Saraki, others

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment has ordered the Federal Government to “recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly, and directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN to challenge the legality of states’ […]

Allen Onyema: MASSOB founder reveals those ‘witch-hunting’ Air Peace Chairman

The founder of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Ralph Uwazuruike, on Tuesday alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government was behind the plot by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema.   Uwazuruike, who stated this while speaking with […]

Alleged assault: Court admits CCTV footage, statements as evidence against Abbo

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Zuba, Abuja on Tuesday admitted two discs from a CCTV footage and Certificate of Compliance as evidence in the trial of Sen. Elisha Abbo. The police charged Abbo on July 8 for criminal force and assault which is contrary to section 263 and 264 of penal code law. Magistrate Abdullahi […]

Why we reorganised the Presidency -Buhari

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari says the ongoing reorganisation at the presidency is aimed at enhancing service delivery to Nigerians. A statement by the President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday, said the president stated this when he fielded questions from State House Correspondents, shortly after his arrival from London on Friday […]

I’m unbroken by Supreme Court’s verdict – Atiku

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Feb. 23, 2019 presidential election, Alhaji  Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday in Abuja said that he remained unbroken in spite of the Supreme Court judgment against his appeal. Atiku stated this  in reaction to the Supreme Court judgment which affirmed the re-election […]

Buhari, Ex-President Jonathan meet at Aso Villa

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with former President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the former president arrived the State House at about 3.00p.m, and went straight to the president’s office. NAN reports that the agenda of the meeting between […]

Court grants Sowere N100m bail – wants N50m security deposit

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, granted bail to the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu also barred them from addressing any rally pending the conclusion of their trial on charges of treasonable felony among others. She also barred Sowore from traveling out of Abuja and […]

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