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May 18, 2018 7:53 PM My husband borrowed N100,000, refused to payback – Woman tells court

A woman, Fatima Mohammed, on Friday urged a Sharia Court in Minna to dissolve her seven-year-old marriage over her husband’s indebtedness to her. She had approached the court seeking the dissolution of her marriage to Ibrahim Mohammed over unsettled debt of N100,000. She said her husband borrowed the money immediately they got married and had since not paid. She also accused 22

May 15, 2018 5:59 PM NLC blows condemns attack on Rivers Court

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the attack by hoodlums and their sponsors on the Judiciary Complex in Port Harcourt. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. DAILY POST reports that hoodlums on Friday May 11 attacked a Rivers state Judiciary complex along Azikwe Road, Port Harcourt 21

May 14, 2018 4:50 PM 2019: INEC chairman, Yakubu reveals what he will do if pressurized during elections

Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared that he will never yield to pressure in discharging his duties ahead of the 2019 general elections. Featuring on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019, the INEC boss said the commission had not been pressurized from any quarter since he assumed office. He, however 19

May 13, 2018 1:47 PM NNPC: Kyari appointed Nigeria’s OPEC representative

Mele Kyari, the Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has been appointed Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The NNPC in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division 26

May 11, 2018 7:00 PM Hoodlums burn Imo APC secretariat

The party secretariat of Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was Friday evening set on fire by hoodlums. It was gathered that the fire only affected the internal parts of the secretariat building, which is located at the Imo State University junction in Owerri. Eke said the act was “just to frustrate the Local Government Areas congress 43

May 3, 2018 5:03 AM 4 banks pay N493.2m fines in 2 years

Four commercial banks paid fines totalling N493.27 million in two years for contravening the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA), thereby depleting the shareholders’ funds of the banks. The affected banks include United Bank for Africa (UBA), FCMB Group, Access Bank and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. A breakdown of the figure as contained in the banks’ 22

April 22, 2018 5:53 AM Ekiti guber: Obas warn political parties, insist on South agenda

Traditional rulers in Ekiti state have warned political parties against fielding a candidate outside Ekiti South for the July 14 governorship election in the state. They advised political parties to ensure they produced a candidate from the south in their primaries ahead of the main gubernatorial election. Warning political parties to take their warning 24

April 21, 2018 2:33 PM El-Rufai declared missing in Kaduna

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has declared the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, missing. The party said El-Riufai was declared missing due to his alleged lack of adherence to law and order and dereliction of duty. The party said the governor purportedly breached the law by being absent from his duty post as the state’s elected governor 24

April 18, 2018 4:56 PM Snatched mace: Omo-Agege’s kinsman calls for senator’s recall

Frank Tietie, one of the constituents of the suspended lawmaker representing Delta Central senatorial district, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on other members of the senatorial district to immediately commence the recall process of the embattled lawmaker if found to have caused the snatching of the mace from the Senate floor on Wednesday. He condemned 29

April 17, 2018 12:36 AM 2 shot as police raid MASSOB secretariat, Ohanaeze kicksThe Sun News

ensued on Sunday evening at Anaku community, Ayamelum LGA, Anambra State, as a combined team of policemen and AVS, Anaku unit, numbering about 30, allegedly raided the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and BIM secretariat in the area. The police team reportedly also shot two members, Mr. Jude Osiagugo and John Udekwe, and carted 24