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May 26, 2018 6:08 AM Power project: Arewa Forum demands Obasanjo’s probe

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has backed the call on President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to probe former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the alleged $16billion power project scandal. ACF said it would send a signal to other public office holders on the need to manage the nation’s resources properly. National Publicity Secretary of ACF, Alhaji 18

May 25, 2018 11:20 AM Abia Commissioner, Prof. Mgbeoji join senatorial race, vows to displace Abaribe

The Abia State Commissioner for Education, Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji, has declared his interest to vie for the senatorial seat of Abia South zone in 2019 general elections. Prof Mgbeoji made his intention known during a meeting of Aba Ngwa stakeholders held in Aba, Abia state on Thursday. The legal luminary explained that he decided to join the Abia South 26

May 25, 2018 6:46 AM SDP finally confirms Omisore’s membership, guber ambition

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Osun state chapter, has confirmed that Senator Iyiola Omisore is a card carrying member of the party. The party leadership also confirmed that Omisore is one of the four aspirants vying for the governorship seat under the party. At the formal inauguration of Local Government Steering Committee of the party in Osogbo 22

May 25, 2018 4:25 AM UK court ruling favours oil community against ShellThe Sun News

A British judge ruled yesterday that Nigeria’s Bodo Community, in the oil-rich Niger Delta involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the clean-up of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year. Lawyers for Bodo had accused Shell of trying to kill off the legal case by seeking a court order that would have meant 22

May 24, 2018 5:38 PM Dasukigate: Why Buhari wants Olisa Metuh dead – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has claimed that Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is wanted dead. The PDP chieftain claimed that Metuh was wanted dead because he “opposes” President Muhammadu Buhari. In a tweet, on Thursday, Fani-Kayode wrote: “It is one thing to want to jail a man at all costs 20

May 24, 2018 11:12 AM Court grants Jonah Jang bail

A High Court sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has granted bail to the former governor of the state, Jonah Jang. Jang is standing trial for alleged corruption during his tenure in office. During Thursday’s sitting, the ruling judge, Justice Daniel Longji, granted the former Governor on the following conditions: two sureties in the sum of N100 million 18

May 23, 2018 3:02 PM $8.4m Scam: Bamaiyi In Court As Ajudua’s Absence Stalls Trial

The absence of Fred Ajudua, a lawyer turned businessman at an Ikeja High Court has stalled his criminal trial for allegedly defrauding retired Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, a former Chief of Army Staff of 8.4 million dollars. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was scheduled to open its case against Ajudua at the court on Wednesday while Bamaiyi 24

May 22, 2018 8:43 AM JUST IN: Olisa Metuh's lawyer back in court 24-hrs after withdrawal from caseThe Sun News

Lawyer to embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), on Tuesday, made a U-turn and re-appeared in the case, before Justice Okon Abang, in Abuja. This came barely 24 hours after he announced his withdrawal as a defence lawyer in the case. Although Metuh, who collapsed during 22

May 20, 2018 7:46 PM Danny Jordaan Faces Second Sexual Assault Complaint

South African Football Association president and Confederation of African Football executive Danny Jordaan is facing a second sexual assault complaint, it was reported on Sunday. The mass-circulation Johannesburg-based Sunday Times said an unnamed 40-year-old woman filed a complaint with police this week against the 66-year-old football official 22

May 17, 2018 6:28 PM Nigeria Police reacts to video of IGP Idris struggling to read speech

The Nigeria Police has reacted to the viral video of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, struggling to read a speech at an event in Kano. In the footage, IGP Idris, who was in Kano on Monday to commission the Police Technical Intelligence unit in the state, stammered consistently as he struggled to pronounce words. Reacting, the force on its official 20