Lagos Court sentences serving Nigerian senator to 7 years for money laundering

  By afolabi Appeal court in Lagos State has sentenced senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, to 7 years imprisonment. The appellate court sentenced Nwaoboshi on Friday. The Court also ordered that his two companies be wound up in line with the provisions of Section 22 of the […]

Drama as Okorocha dares Lawan at plenary

Lawan. Photo/facebook/TopeBrown/NgrSenate By John Akubo, Abuja A mild drama, yesterday, played out on the floor of the upper legislative chamber when the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, switched off the public address system attached to Senator Rochas Okorocha (APC: Imo West) during screening of ministerial nominees. Lawan’s action followed an attempt by Okorocha to interrogate one […]

Money laundry trial: Permit me to travel abroad for medical treatment – Okorocha begs court (How about the first class hospital you built in Owerri while in office for 8 years?)

Money laundry trial: Permit me to travel abroad for medical treatment – Okorocha begs court By Nsikak Nseyen Senator Rochas Okorocha has sought an order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, granting him leave to travel to the United States (U.S.) for medical treatment. Okorocha, through his lawyer, Daniel Alumun, made this known on Thursday […]

Ekweremadu Appears Before UK Court Over Organ Harvesting Charges

Ekweremadu Appears Before UK Court Over Organ Harvesting Charges The former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu on Thursday appeared before Uxbridge Magistrate’s Court in London, facing charges under Britain’s Modern Slavery Act. Ekweremadu’s case, a source told Channels Television, was fast-tracked. He was in good shape, wore a grey tracksuit, and spoke twice during his […]

Senate sends delegation to UK over Ekweremadu

Senate sends delegation to UK over Ekweremadu Former deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu By John Akubo, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday agreed to send a high-powered delegation of lawmakers to the United Kingdom to see the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who is facing an alleged case of an organ harvesting charge in that […]

Breaking News: Former Nigerian Senate Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu, wife arrested for alleged conspiracy to harvest the organs of a child

BREAKING: UK Police detain Ekweremadu, wife By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation On Jun 23, 2022 The Specialist Crime Team of the Metropolitan Police in London has detained a former Senate Deputy President Dr. Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice. According to Sky News, the two suspects were arrested for alleged conspiracy to harvest the organs of […]

Senate appoints new Minority Leader, Whip

The Senate has announced Sen Philip Aduda (PDP-FCT) as Senate Minority Leader. It also announced Sen. Chukwuka Utazi (PDP-Enugu) as Minority Whip of the Senate. The announcement is contained in a letter by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretary, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and read at Tuesday’s […]

Akpabio runs to Ikot Ekpene to scavenge APC Senatorial ticket

JOE EFFIONG, UYO The immediate past minister for Niger Delta Affairs and former presidential  aspirant, Sen. Godswill  Akpabio, has rushed back to Ikot Ekpene to pick the Akwa Ibom North West (Ikot Ekpene)Senatorial District ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Partner with me, let’s get you making N500K to N500K a month! Skills open […]

Defeated Senator Akinyelure asks delegates return cars, dollars

Defeated Senator Akinyelure asks delegates return cars, dollars Senator Ayo Akinyelure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who failed to win re-nomination at his party’s primary, has taken back two of the vehicles he gave to delegates before the election. Akinyelure lost the Ondo South ticket by 58-82 votes to a senior advocate of Nigeria, […]

Finally, Kwankwaso announces exit from PDP

  Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso By Zubairu Idris After weeks of speculations, former Governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabiu Kwamkwaso, finally announced his exit from Nigeria’s main opposition party. Kwankwaso had, for weeks now, been linked with New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), but he reportedly told former Senate President Bukola Saraki that he was still a member […]

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