The Imperatives of Ex-Governor Orji kalu’s Conviction – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo | NNP | December 6, 2019 – Orji Kalu, the former governor of Abia State, met his waterloo in the courtroom of Justice Mohammed Idris, who sentenced him to 12 years in prison for his role in defrauding his state while he was governor. The case of Kalu is typical of most […]

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 […]

Ondo: PDP tackles Akeredolu over daughters wedding in Mauritius

Dayo Johnson, Akure The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state yesterday said the conduct of the wedding of the daughter of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Mauritius was a vexatious display of insensitivity by the governor towards the difficult challenges currently being faced by citizens of the state. It alleged that ” almost 100 people […]

Police declare Kanu’s lawyer wanted over death of cops

Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted. The Commissioner of Police, John Abang disclosed this in a press conference in Awka on Tuesday. He said the declaration of the lawyer and his cohorts wanted, was in connection with the […]

Calls go out for donors for Kalabari (Rivers) Medical Mission 2020

Minapu, Happy thanksgiving, hope you found plenty things to be thankful for, both big and small. Planning for the 2020 free  Kalabari Medical Mission to our beloved kingdom is in full swing and we need your help! Please consider a tax-deductible donation to support our mission. We hope that you will consider donating this year. The […]

Conference on witchcraft holds despite PFN’s prayers

In spite of prayers and protest against a conference on witchcraft at the University of Nigeria, Nsuka (UNN), the B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research, UNN, commenced the programme on Tuesday, November 26. The event which began on Tuesday will end Thursday, November 28. One of the lead paper presenters, Prof. Damian Opata gave […]

Lagos to register places of worship ‘to ensure sanity’

The Lagos State Government says plans are on to register religious houses in order to ensure sanity in the state. The Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, made this known on Tuesday in Alausa, during a stakeholders meeting with the Nigeria Inter-religious Council. Akinbile-Yussuf said the registration, which was supposed to […]

Zamfara gov assents bill repealing mega pension for ex-govs, others

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has assented to the law prohibiting ex-governors, deputy governors, Speakers and their deputies of the state from taking mega monthly pension. Assenting to the new law on Wednesday, the governor said he would use the mega allowances going to the ex-government officials to build the […]

FG to offer free train ride from Lagos to Abuja

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has announced that the Federal Government will offer free train ride to Nigerians from Lagos to Abuja for the next three months. Amaechi made the announcement at the 14th edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), held at The Balmoral Event Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. According to him, the […]

We Haven’t Taken a Decision on Oil Resumption in Ogoni – MOSOP

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, wishes to make some clarifications on a purported decision of to movement on oil resumption in Ogoniland. MOSOP wants to make unequivocally clear that it has not taken a decision on oil resumption in Ogoniland nor has it met to agree on conditions for oil […]

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