Nothing wrong in EFCC arresting me, says Okorocha

[FILES] Senator Rochas Okorocha PHOTO: Twitter Blames Imo govt for ordeal Ex-gov’s arrest, an affront to Ndigbo, say Igbo youths The embattled former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said that there is nothing wrong for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arresting him to answer some questions arising from numerous petitions against […]

Lawmaker empowers 500 youths, women on livestock feed production

rom Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto A lawmaker, Dr Balarabe Kakale, representing Bodinga/Dange-Shuni/Tureta federal constituency in Sokoto State, has empowered no fewer than 500 youths, women and farmers’ groups with cattle feeds and cottage machines for aminal feed production. Kakale, while handing the feeds to beneficiaries, said the disbursement was to promote the federal government’s policy of […]

EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha, former Imo governor

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, told Daily Sun that former governor of Imo State and a serving senator, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested. Spokesman of the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed  that the former governor was picked up in Abuja yesterday. He said he was still with the Commision […]

Kidnapping: Saraki urges global collaboration

Former President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has advised Nigeria to find solution to kidnapping through collaborate with countries that had successfully tackled the menace. He urged the country to learn from these successful countries’ experiences and measures adopted in addressing it. Saraki gave the advice on Friday during a webinar on the maiden edition […]

Senate President decries attacks on correctional facilities

  President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has decried recent attacks on Police formations and Correctional facilities in Imo. A statement by Mr Ola Awoniyi, the senate presidents Special Assistant on Media, said Lawan described those responsible for the attacks as enemies of the people and country. Lawan stated this in Owerri on Friday while […]

Rivers APC crisis: Amaechi’s zoning of governorship to riverine a Greek gift – Senator Abe …Says ex-gov not his employer

From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt The former senator representing Rivers South-East, Magnus Abe,  has described the announcement of the zoning of the All Progressives Congress governorship to riverine by the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, as a “Greek gift” intended to set the people (riverine) against other parts of Rivers State. Senator Abe has also […]

Abaribe berates Uzor Kalu over ‘gutter’ remarks

Oji Uzor Kalu He told The Guardian yesterday that he was worried that Kalu was still in the gutter. Kalu had said at Aba North Ward 1 during his campaign for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mascot Uzor Kalu, for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election that he picked Abaribe from the gutters and […]

Reps reject N10,000 Visa Clearance charge for Nigerians

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has protested a non-refundable N10,000 special charges on Nigerians seeking Visa Clearance to certain countries, by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The caucus in a statement by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta) on […]

We are broke, House of Reps cries out

The House of Representatives says it is broke and cannot afford to carry out its constitutional mandate effectively. Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia), the spokesman for the House, said this when he spoke with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. The lawmaker said the budget of the National Assembly should be reviewed upward to enable it to […]

Steps Buhari, NASS must take to save Nigeria —Anyaoku,

SENIOR citizens and leaders of thoughts from a broad spectrum of the Nigerian society, on Saturday, expressed grave concerns over the future of the country, putting forward a roadmap to rescue Nigeria from the brink of total collapse. The elder statesmen were unanimous in separate submissions at the 2021 edition of the Obafemi Awolowo Foundation […]

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