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May 16, 2018 11:51 AM BREAKING: Melaye Granted Bail

The embattled Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has been granted bail by a Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja. In his ruling on Wednesday morning, the Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasiru Ajana said he had considered the health situation of the third defendant, hence the need to admit him to bail with the sum of N10 million 23

May 10, 2018 12:46 PM Landlord’s children allegedly beat up couple over unpaid rentThe Sun News

Two siblings — Isiaka Olaleye and Olaide Olaleye — were on Thursday in Lagos hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up a couple over house rent. The accused were arraigned before the Magistrate, Mrs F.F. George, on a three-count charge of breach of peace, conspiracy and assault. Isiaka, 43, a businessman, and Olaide, 35, female 24

April 20, 2018 2:39 PM BREAKING: Thugs invade Abia APC Secretariat, cart away valuables [PHOTOS]

Men suspected to be thugs on Friday invaded the secretariats of the Abia state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, carting away cash belonging to the party. DAILY POST correspondent reports that two suspects were arrested by the police in connection with the invasion. Reacting on the alleged invasion of the APC Secretariats, the Abia state chairman 24

April 20, 2018 6:47 AM Snatching of Senate mace: What security agencies must do – SDP

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has described to the invasion of the upper chamber of the National Assembly and stealing of the mace by thugs as a great threat to democracy. The SDP through its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Alfa Mohammed, condemned the action, calling on “all lovers of democracy to rise against the dangerous development 25

April 20, 2018 3:53 AM Senate mace theft: ACF, Labour, others condemn attack

In a similar vein, a National Executive Committee member of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Issa Aremu, has condemned the Senate invasion. Thugs suspected to be loyal to suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Wednesday invaded the Red Chamber and forcefully took away the mace. They broke into the chambers during plenary and, in the process 24

April 19, 2018 10:08 AM Snatch of senate mace: Presidency may be next – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has described that the invasion and the snatching of the mace from the upper legislative chambers as an attempted coup d’etat and an assault to democracy. Thugs suspected to be loyal to the suspended Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday, invaded the red chambers 28

April 19, 2018 1:50 AM Senate invasion: It’s treasonable offence –LawyersThe Sun News

was under attack, yesterday, when a suspended Senator, Senator Ovie Omo- Agege stormed the Senate plenary session with thugs and seized the mace, the symbol of authority. Some senior lawyers told Daily Sun that the move was equaivalent of a civilian coup against the second arm of government. “What happened (yesterday) was a civilian equivalent of a coup d’etat 28

April 18, 2018 5:50 PM What Atiku said about thugs snatching mace at Senate

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has described the invasion of the Senate chamber by hoodlums and the carting away of the mace as a ‘dangerous precedent and an assault on Nigeria’s democracy by anti-democratic elements’. Reacting to the incident Atiku told newsmen in Abuja that, “I am utterly embarrassed, shocked and outraged by this ugly development 31

April 18, 2018 3:31 PM APC reacts to attack on Nigerian Senate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the invasion of the senate by thugs suspected to be working for suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. However, in a swift reaction, the APC, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, said: “The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian 25

April 5, 2018 6:59 AM Collaborate with EFCC, ICPC to curb electoral fraud – Group charges INEC

A human rights group, The Democrat (TD) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collaborate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), to curb electoral corruption in the forthcoming general elections in 2019. The group also called 29