Addressing joint National Assembly session, Zuma hails Nigeria’s example

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday praised Nigeria’s democratic example in peacefully transferring power in 2015, and “charting the way the entire continent of Africa needs to follow”. Continue reading Addressing joint National Assembly session, Zuma hails Nigeria’s example

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Senator Shehu Sani backs Buhari on Nigeria’s membership of Saudi-led anti terrorism coalition

The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Shehu Sani, has expressed his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to involve Nigeria in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against terrorism. Continue reading Senator Shehu Sani backs Buhari on Nigeria’s membership of Saudi-led anti terrorism coalition

Steve Oronsaye, Ex-Head of Service, rearrested over 419 allegations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday evening rearrested a former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, for alleged corruption and obtaining money by false pretence, otherwise known as 419. Continue reading Steve Oronsaye, Ex-Head of Service, rearrested over 419 allegations

Chief Justice Of Nigeria Supports Social Media Repression Bill During Public Forum

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed, expressed support for the media repression bill under Senate review, also known as “Bill for an Act to Prohibit Frivolous Petitions and Other Matters.” The draconian bill carries a two-year jail term with it and up to a N2 million fine. Continue reading Chief Justice Of Nigeria Supports Social Media Repression Bill During Public Forum

Court sentences man to death by hanging for killing own brother

Justice Muhammad Abubakar Sambo of Bauchi High Court has sentenced a 27-year old man, Salisu Ali, of Zango village in Tafawa Balewa Local Government of the state, to death by hanging for committing culpable homicide. Continue reading Court sentences man to death by hanging for killing own brother

ABACHA LOOT: Swiss govt to hold talks with Nigeria on repatriation of fresh $321million Abacha loot

Representatives of the Swiss government are expected in Nigeria on Tuesday to discuss with their Nigerian counterparts on the repatriation of another tranche of huge public funds stolen by late Head of State, Sani Abacha. Continue reading ABACHA LOOT: Swiss govt to hold talks with Nigeria on repatriation of fresh $321million Abacha loot

Pastor who allegedly raped girl in Ebonyi arrested by police

The Police in Ebonyi State have arrested one David Ibe, a 29-year old pastor of Christ Command Mission in Igboeze Onicha, Onicha local government area of the state, for allegedly raping a 23-year old girl. Continue reading Pastor who allegedly raped girl in Ebonyi arrested by police

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