Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu Opens Defence After 13 Years

    The former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has opened his defence in a case of alleged N7.6 billion fraud brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Kalu, the Senate Chief Whip, gave his testimony on Monday when he appeared at the Federal High Court in Lagos. The … Continue reading Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu Opens Defence After 13 Years

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Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Rape Charges In Nevada

  Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in the US state of Nevada a decade ago, prosecutors said on Monday. The Clark County District Attorney’s Office said it had declined to prosecute the Portuguese star because it “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” that a sexual assault … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Rape Charges In Nevada

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Again, Shiite Protesters Clash With Police In Abuja

 Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites have clashed with the officers of the Nigerian Police during a protest in Abuja. The protesters are calling for the release of their leader El-Zakzaki, who has been in detention s...

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Puerto Ricans Launch Biggest Protest Yet Against Governor

  Angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico’s capital on Monday as they launched what was expected to be the largest yet of a wave of demonstrations seeking the resignation of the US territory’s embattled governor. Marching under sunny skies in San Juan, the demonstrators sang, chanted, danced and carried the territory’s red, … Continue reading Puerto Ricans Launch Biggest Protest Yet Against Governor

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Siemens Project Not Solution To All Power Sector Problems, Says Buhari

  The project to achieve 7,000 megawatts of reliable power supply by 2021 and 11,000 megawatts by 2023 will not totally address the challenges in the nation’s power sector, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. President Buhari stated this in a series of tweets on Monday shortly after he witnessed an agreement signing ceremony between the … Continue reading Siemens Project Not Solution To All Power Sector Problems, Says Buhari

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Senator Abbo’s Trial: Prosecution Seeks More Time

    A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother. The Magistrate, Abdullahi Ilelah, adjourned the case when it was called on Monday, at the request of the prosecution counsel, Mr James Idachaba. Mr Idachaba had informed the court … Continue reading Senator Abbo’s Trial: Prosecution Seeks More Time

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Police Call For Calm After Shiite Protest

  The Nigerian Police have called for calm following the clash between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (ISM) and some officers. Members of the Islamic group also known as Shiite took to some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to protest over the detention of their leader Ibrahim El-Zakzakky. In a statement … Continue reading Police Call For Calm After Shiite Protest

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Bauchi Assembly Crisis: Court Orders Parties To Maintain Status Quo

  The High Court of Justice, Bauchi Division has granted an order of interim injunction that status quo ante belium be maintained in any matter that concerns the Bauchi State House of Assembly. Justice Mu’Azu Abubakar gave the order on Monday while ruling on a motion ex-parte filed by 15 members of the Assembly. More … Continue reading Bauchi Assembly Crisis: Court Orders Parties To Maintain Status Quo

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PDP Hails Supreme Court Ruling On Zamfara Election

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday commended the ruling of the Supreme Court on the governorship election in Zamfara State. This came shortly after the apex court struck out an application by the All Progressives Congress (APC), asking it to review its judgment on the governorship election in the state. In a … Continue reading PDP Hails Supreme Court Ruling On Zamfara Election

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Protesters Demand Issuance Of Certificate To Imo North District Senator-Elect

  Protesters under the umbrella of Concerned Citizens of Imo North are asking the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a Certificate of Return to Mr Benjamin Uwajumogu. Mr Uwajumogu, won the Imo North senatorial district election on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform. Meanwhile, INEC has yet to issue Mr Uwajumogu a certificate … Continue reading Protesters Demand Issuance Of Certificate To Imo North District Senator-Elect

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