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Appeal court hears suit on Jonathan’s eligibility Nov. 5

By Joe Nwankwo, Assistant Editor, Abuja   The Appeal Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed November 5 to hear the appeal challenging Jonathan’s eligibility to contest the presidential election in…

Ban on #BringBackOurGirls rallies illegal – Court

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja   A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday, declared as illegal the banning of peaceful rallies of the #BringBackOurgirls group…

Defection: Judge sad over delay on suit against Amaechi, others

By Joe Nwankwo –  Assistant Editor, Abuja   A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, expressed displeasure over the delay being experienced in the hearing of the suit filed by…

Erubami, Agoro berate action

In the view of the President/Convener of Nigeria Voters’ Assembly (VOTAS), Mashood Erubami, “it portends serious danger to our democracy and an indication of the danger that lies ahead of…

Boko Haram takes over hometown of CDS

By Clement Ekong  - Special Correspondent, Yola   The hometown of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has finally been taken over by the Boko Haram…

Police confirm rescue of abducted Petroleum Minister’s sister

The Rivers Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the rescue of Mrs Osiya Agama, a sister of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Public Relations Officer of the…

It’s an act of irresponsibility – Farouk

By Celestine Okafor  / Politics Editor, Abuja   Former Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and gubernatorial aspirant in Jigawa state, Hon Aliyu Farouk, has criticized the withdrawal of security…

Don’t underrate APC, ex-Rep warns PDP

By Yaqoub Popoola / Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   A former member of the House of Representatives, Fatimat Raji-Rasaki, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against underrating the rival All Progressives Congress…

Action condemnable – Rivers APC

By Daniel Abia / Snr Correspondent P/Harcourt   The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Thursday reacted to the withdrawal of the security details of the Speaker of the…

Jonathan’s re-election’ll favour South-West – Folarin

By Oladele Ogunsola / Correspondent, Ibadan   Former Senate leader, Teslim Folarin, has said that the return of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015 would be beneficial to the South-West. He charged…

Bayelsa lawmaker evicts wife for contesting Assembly seat

By Igoniko Oduma /  Correspondent, Yenagoa   A serving lawmaker in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Ebamugha Empere, has reportedly sent his wife packing for picking forms to contest for…

FG fails to arraign 12 Biafran activists

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu  / Correspondent, Enugu   The Federal Government on Thursday failed to arraign 12 members of the Biafra Zionist Federation (BZF) who are facing charges of treasonable felony before…

S’East coalition flays ACF over attack on Ndigbo

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu  / Correspondent, Enugu   The South-East Self-Determination Coalition (SESDC) has flayed a chieftain of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Junaid Mohammed, for insulting Igbo people. In a statement…

Pension assets hit N4.5tr

By Sylvester Enoghase and Shola Alabadan (Lagos)   The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Thursday disclosed that a large pool of investible fund of pension assets has hit over N4.5…

Group rallies support for Yingi

Group rallies support for Yingi

By Sam Akadoro /  Special Correspondent, Sapele   Ahead of the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, the People Democratic Party (PDP) National Youth Rural Empowerment Advocacy Programme (REAP), Burutu local government…

Emerging markets offer highest growth for e-Commerce – Survey

Emerging markets offer highest growth for e-Commerce  – Survey

By David Agba / Senior Correspondent, Abuja   A survey by DHL has revealed that Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in…

Outrage, as Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security aides

Outrage, as Police withdraw Tambuwal’s security aides

•It’s improper – NCP, APC, Sagay •Withdrawal in order, says legal practitioner  •Action is despicable – Speaker By Rotimi Akinwumi, Hassan Zaggi (Abuja), Temidayo Akinsuyi, Akinwunmi King (Lagos), Francis Onoiribholo…

Presidency foists Keshi on NFF

Presidency foists Keshi on NFF

By Peter Edema,Uzor Odigbo ( Lagos)  Tony Ezimakor ( Abuja)and Onoja Audu  (Jos)   President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday night waded into the leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation…

Defection: You breached the law, Tambuwal tells IGP

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal Thursday told the acting  Inspector General of Police, Sulaiman  Abba that he breached the law by ordering that his security details…

FG fails to arraign Biafra secessionists in Enugu

The Federal Government on Thursday failed to arraign 12 members of the Biafra Zionist Federation, who were charged with treason, before the Federal High Court, Enugu. The accused persons are…

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