Politics

Sen. President Lawan, Gbajabiamila, CJN Tanko Muhammed’s bank accounts under investigation

September 14, 2019

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has begun examining the ledgers of all judges in the nation, including the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his delegate, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his appointee, Idris Wase, just as the chief officials and individuals […]

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Fayose: PDP condemns alleged attack on ex-governor

September 2, 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State has condemned an alleged attack on former Governor Ayodele Fayose in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Recall that Fayose had alleged that he narrowly escaped being attacked by some men in a pickup van who trailed his vehicle after he left the state House of Assembly in Ado […]

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You can’t pocket me, I’m not dollars – Wike fires at Ganduje

September 2, 2019

Spokesperson of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Simeon Nwakaudu, has lambasted the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje over plans to drag his principal to court. Nwakaudu said Wike was not a dollar bill which Ganduje can “pocket sheepishly and recklessly”. Ganduje was reported to have threatened to institute a legal action against Wike, following claims […]

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Kaduna2019: Tribunal rules in PDP’s suit against APC Senator, Uba Sani

August 25, 2019

The Election Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Saturday trashed the petition filed by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Lawal Adamu Usman, against Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sani won the February senatorial election for Kaduna Central. Passing the judgment, Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice A.H. Suleiman said the petitioner could not sustain […]

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Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye, plan fresh election in Kogi Wes

August 25, 2019

The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district. News had reported that Melaye polled a total of 85,395 votes to defeat his APC opponent who scored 66,902 votes. But the APC candidate, Sam Adeyemi proceeded to challenge the declaration on three […]

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Breaking news: AAC expels Sowore, others

August 9, 2019

The African Action Alliance has expelled Omoyele Sowore,  its National Chairman and presidential candidate in the last general elections. 28 other persons were also expelled from the party. The party took the decision at the National Convention holding at Rockview Hotel, Owerri. Details soon…..

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EFCC Seizes Six Multimillion-Naira Properties Traced To Okorocha, Wife, Daughter

July 25, 2019

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has seized some properties belonging to Rochas Okorocha, ex-governor of Imo state. The former governor and his family members allegedly acquired the properties by funds from the state coffers while serving. Others being investigated by the EFCC whose properties were seized are Uloma Okorocha-Nwosu, daughter of Rochas; […]

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Ashiru Vs El-Rufai: PDP misfortunes in court over Kaduna guber

July 19, 2019

The 2019 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Isa Ashiru lost his bid to get the Appeal Court in the state to order a recount of votes of the last election in the state. The appellate court on Thursday dismissed Ashiru and PDP’s appeal against the refusal of the State Governorship Petition […]

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Presidential Tribunal: Buhari lawyer plays video on INEC Chairman’s claim on server in court

July 16, 2019

Professor Yakubu Mahmood, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why the results of last general elections could not be transmitted electronically. This is contrary to the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, that the results of the last elections were transmitted to a […]

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Unpaid salary: Workers’ protest in Kogi politically-motivated – Yahaya Bello’s aide

July 13, 2019

The Special Adviser in charge of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Kogi State, Engr. Abubakar Ohere has said that the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit, (NFIU) policy does not give additional money to the account of the Local Government in the state as against claims in some quarters. The special Adviser, who was apparently reacting to […]

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