2018: Why Ekiti election can’t be rigged – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that the Ekiti State governorship election slated for July 14 cannot be rigged. The commission said the notion peddled in some quarters that the election would be rigged ran contrary to the reality on ground. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Ekiti State, …

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FBI arrests 2 Nigerians in US over cyber-fraud

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested two Nigerians for allegedly defrauding businesses and U.S. citizens of several millions of dollars. According to the agency, the fraud was a significant effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes. The FBI said the suspects aimed at intercepting and hijacking …

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‘I would have arrested Obasanjo’ – Oshiomhole

The former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole yesterday said he would have arrested and prosecuted former President Olusegun Obasanjo if he were President Muhammadu Buhari. This came as the former Edo State governor received more endorsements from the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, as well as governors …

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Dariye: Why ex-governor deserves to be jailed – PDP

The Plateau State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the ruling of an FCT High Court sentencing former Governor of the State, Joshua Dariye to 14 years imprisonment. Recall that the Justice Adebukola Banjoko-led court had yesterday found the former governor guilty of 15 of the …

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Court refuses to release Shekarau’s international passport

Justice Zainab Bage Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano, Tuesday, refused an application by a former governor of Kano State Malam Ibrahim Shekarau for the release of his international passport to enable him travel to Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj. Shekarau approached the court with a motion …

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June 12: Why my husband will turn in his grave – Fawehinmi’s wife

Ganiyat, wife of Gani Fawehinmi, the late human rights activist and senior lawyer, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the conferment of Grand Commander Order of Nigeria (GCON) honour on her departed husband. Buhari, on Tuesday, formally honoured Fawehinmi with the second highest national title at the Presidential Villa, in …

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Abia people are in bondage – SDP Chairman, Nwosu

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has claimed that the people of Abia state are presently in bondage. He urged them to obtain their permanent voter’s card and votes out Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s maladministration in the forthcoming 2019 general election. The SDP chairman in Abia, Hon. Chidi Nwosu, stated this in …

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One killed as Major General John Malu escapes death in Benue

The Commander of the Nigerian Army Engineering Corp, Maj. Gen. John Malu, on Monday narrowly escaped death after unknown armed men dressed in Military fatigue attacked him at his country home in Tse Adoor, Tiir Ward, Tongov in Katsina/Ala local government area of Benue State. It was that gathered that …

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