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PDP peace pact fails, Adeniran accuses Makarfi of favouring Secondus

The peace accord signed by chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last week has suffered a setback. One of the aspirants, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, at a press briefing yesterday in Abuja accused the National Caretaker Committee of the party of favouring another aspirant, Uche Secondus, in the activities leading to the planned December 9, 2017 convention. Adeniran, who spoke...

‘How we drugged, robbed former Finance Minister, Kalu’

Six armed robbery suspects, who also operate a recruitment agency, have narrated how they drugged the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu before dispossessing him of over N10 million valuables. The suspects, Peter Uboh Obi, Samuel Ogana, Joy Omagu, and Sunday Emmanuel, were arrested at their various hideouts by operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau of the Lagos...

Why Are We Helping Saudi Arabia Destroy Yemen?

It’s remarkable that whenever you read an article about Yemen in the mainstream media, the central role of Saudi Arabia and the United States in the tragedy is glossed over or completely ignored. A recent Washington Post article purporting to tell us “how things got so bad” explains to us that, “it’s a complicated story” involving “warring regional superpowers,...

Lagos police arrest killers of APC stalwart, ‘Onwa’

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspected killers of an All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ubah. Ubah, popularly called Onwa, was shot dead inside his Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) on July 21, 2017 at FESTAC Town in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos, on the eve of the state’s local council elections. Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP),...

Any cultists caught with or without weapon will be sentenced to death

The governor of Ekiti state, Chief Ayodele Fayose has on Monday signed into law, bill prohibiting secret cults and terrorism, noting that anyone caught sponsoring on practicing cultism would be sentenced to death as a punishment for violating the law. “From now, any person who is a member of a secret cult, whether or not the person is in...

Breaking: FG finalises move to repatriate $321m looted cash from Switzerland

Abuja – The Nigerian Government has geared efforts towards repatriating $321 million looted fund from Switzerland before the end The announcement was made Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Justice Reforms, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku, at an Anti-corruption Campaign organised by the Centre for Democratic Development in Abuja. Ibekaku said that as a result of the...

FG to begin prosecuting energy thieves soon – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Friday said that the Federal Government would begin the prosecution of energy thieves soon, The Guardian reports. He said that this would begin when the ministry concluded its ongoing audit to tackle issue of metering. Fashola made this known at an Interactive Session with members of 21 Civil Society Organisations and...

Drama as Mugabe fails to resign despite pressure

President Robert Mugabe shocked Zimbabweans on Sunday during a nationwide broadcast as he defied his own ZANU-PF party, which had sacked him hours earlier. The 93-year-old president, who has being under intense pressure to resign, failed to handover power after a military coup earlier toppled his government. But in the speech from his State House office, sitting alongside a row of...

Anambra election: APC group blasts South-east leaders, warns Buhari

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Renaissance ​has reacted to the victo​ry of Governor Wille Obiano in the Anambra election. The group said the ​”​abysmal​ ​performance​” of ​the party was shameful, despite the assurances ​by leaders and members ​in ​the Southeast ​region. ​It also urged President Buhari to “raise new leaders from the zone who will handle his re-election project in the...

Trump declares North Korea ‘sponsor of terrorism’

US President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea “a state sponsor of terrorism”. Trump made the announcement during a public meeting with his Cabinet at the White House and said the Treasury Department will announce new sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday. “Today the United States is designating the North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. Should have...

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PDP peace pact fails, Adeniran accuses Makarfi of favouring Secondus

The peace accord signed by chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last week has suffered a setback. One of the aspirants, Prof. Tunde...

‘How we drugged, robbed former Finance Minister, Kalu’

Six armed robbery suspects, who also operate a recruitment agency, have narrated how they drugged the former Minister of Finance, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu...

Why Are We Helping Saudi Arabia Destroy Yemen?

It’s remarkable that whenever you read an article about Yemen in the mainstream media, the central role of Saudi Arabia and the United States...
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