Why We Repatriated El-Zakzaky From India – FG

The Federal Government on Friday explained the circumstances that led to the “repatriation” of the leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky, from India. Mrs. Grace Gekpe, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said “acts of misconduct exhibited by El-Zakzaky in India necessitated his...

Okorocha Is Seeking Cheap Media Relevance – Imo Govt

The Imo State Government has stated that its attention has been drawn to a recent press statement credited to former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, wherein he made unfounded assertions on the 7-man Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Lands instituted by the governor, Emeka Ihedioha. The Commission had been set up to look into the issues of...

Exclusive: Full Text Of Late High Chief O.B. Lulu-Briggs Will

The Will of High Chief O. B. Lulu-Briggs’ was read on Friday, 26th July, 2019, at the office of the Chief Registrar, High Court, Port Harcourt. We also reported that the late oil mogul entrusted all his wealth, believed to be worth billions of dollars, to his wife and widow, Seinye Lulu-Briggs and three...

Jonathan Calls For Global Collaboration In Peace-Building At Korea Summit

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called for global collaboration in peace-building, stressing that world leaders need to work together to be able to surmount the huge security and economic challenges faced by various nations. The former President who observed that peace is a product of a conscious and diligent effort also charged those in positions of authority to...

Workers In Nigerian Universities Begin Warning Strike

Nigerian university workers have announced a warning strike from Monday, to press the federal government to meet their demands. The one-week strike will last from August 19 to 23. Non-academic staff of universities had earlier planned for a nationwide protest on July 15 ahead of an indefinite strike over the failure of the federal government to implement...

Ex-Cross River REC Corruptly Enriched Himself – INEC

Akpan Etukudoh Asare Former governorship candidate of Peoples Progressives Alliance, (PPA), Mr. Goodie Akpama has alleged that the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner in Cross River State, Frankland Briyai had corruptly enriched himself whilst he served in Cross River State. The former state chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) also alleged that the REC had received bribes from...

Cross River EPT Begins Adoption Of Written Addresses From Counsels

Akpan Etukudoh Asare The Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State capital may likely pass judgment next week against the petition of the former State Security Adviser to Gov. Ben Ayade, Jude Ngaji which prays the tribunal to overturn election of member representing Yala/Ogoja federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr. Jarigbe Jarigbe. This...

I Am Not A Mole – George Ikoli

A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa State, Barrister Anthony George-Ikoli has dismissed reports that he is a mole working in the interest of former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Timipre Sylva. Ikoli said the allegations are being made because of his closeness to Sylva. ‘’The only reason why this question comes up is because...

IPC calls For The Immediate Release Of Detained Ex-Daily Trust Editor

The International Press Center, Lagos join voices with other media and civil society groups to express concern over the continued detention of Ex-Daily Trust Editor, Dan-Halilu held by operatives of the Department of State Services. According to a report by Daily Post, dated August 5, 2019, former Politics Editor at Daily Trust newspaper, Ibrahim Dan-Halilu, was arrested by the Department...

PDP, Atiku To Tribunal: We Have Built Iron-Cast Case For Buhari To Be Sacked

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku, have asked the presidential election tribunal to sack President Muhammadu Buhari on account of him not possessing the requisite academic qualifications to have contested the Presidency in the poll. While insisting that it has made an iron cast case against the eligibility...