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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Shiite Protest: Buhari Orders IGP To Provide Security For Every Nigerian

    The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Mr Adamu disclosed this to State House correspondents on Monday when he met the President at the Aso Villa in Abuja. He said the President directed him to provide … Continue reading Shiite Protest: Buhari Orders IGP To Provide Security For Every Nigerian

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Israel Demolishes Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Area

Israel demolished a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegally constructed near its separation barrier south of Jerusalem on Monday in a move that drew international condemnation.  Palestinian leaders slammed the demolitions in the Sur Baher area which straddles the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, but Israel defended them as essential to its security and … Continue reading Israel Demolishes Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Area

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Reps Not In Position To Order Edo Assembly Shutdown – Edwin Clark

   Edwin Clark on Monday called on the House of Representative not to interfere in Edo State House of Assembly affairs noting that it is not their responsibility to order for its shut down. The elder statesman while addressing journalists in Abuja stressed that it is not the duty of the lawmakers. He also … Continue reading Reps Not In Position To Order Edo Assembly Shutdown – Edwin Clark

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17 Dead, 28 Wounded In Somalia Bomb Blast

  Seventeen people were killed and more than two dozen wounded when a car bomb exploded in Mogadishu on Monday, the latest deadly attack on Somalia’s capital claimed by Al-Shabaab militants. The blast, near a security checkpoint on the main road to the international airport, reverberated throughout the city and sent massive plumes of black smoke into … Continue reading 17 Dead, 28 Wounded In Somalia Bomb Blast

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British Lawmaker Arraigned Over Sexual Assault

  A British MP from the governing Conservative Party was charged Monday after being accused of sexually assaulting two women. Charlie Elphicke, 48, was charged with three counts of sexual assault, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement. He is accused of assaulting one woman in 2007 and a second woman twice in 2016. The … Continue reading British Lawmaker Arraigned Over Sexual Assault

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