Galinje, disagreed with the ruling that affirmed Mr Oyetola’s victory. Justice Akaas accused INEC of rigging the polls during the rerun, while Justice Galinje argued that the courts should have given attention to the controversy over the rerun polls. Mr Akaas said INEC had no cogent reason to have conducted a...
Following public outcry and the seeming misconception about the Ruga Settlement Projects, an idea designed to stem the tide of herdsmen/farmers clashes across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to have suspended the idea pending further notice, THISDAY has learnt. The president, after consultations with stakeholders, THISDAY gathered, has...
Justice F.O Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa- Ibom state has dismissed the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to stop the relocation of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal from Uyo to Abuja. Delivering ruling in a suit instituted by the state...
Nigerians have been alerted of the latest antics being deployed by the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, to divert attention from the fact that they have been decimated. Network Against Cyber-Terrorism, which raised this alarm on Monday, noted that members of the sect have resorted to manipulating videos...
Suspected gunmen on Monday invaded a police station in Agudama Ekpetiama community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during the early hours, killing four police officers and leaving two others seriously injured. The officers that were killed include the Divisional Police Officer, a pregnant policewoman and two other...
Biodun Fatoyinbo, the senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), says he has decided to step aside from the pulpit of the church. In a statement released on Monday, he said the move was the advice of his mentors. More to follow…
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has written a letter to the Clerk of the Senate, asking him to furnish it with the receipts, cash books and documents of the contracts of the Office of the President of the 8th Senate. Senator Bukola Saraki was the President of the...
Channels Television has sacked Rivers State Correspondent, Emmanuel Ereyi, for his alleged unprofessional conduct during the last elections. The foremost independent 24-hour news and media television channel took this decision after thoroughly gathering pieces of evidence of biases, partisanship and compromise against the journalist and the cameraman attached to him...
The League of Security Experts and Professionals has rebuked Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for displaying “ gross ignorance” over his call for Chief Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai to relocate permanently to Borno State. The umbrella body for security experts...
Third Republic Senate President, Sen Ameh Ebute, has urged the UK parliament to support Nigeria's besieging insecurity challenges with modern arms and technology weapons of warfare. The highly vocal lawyer-cum-politician made this plea in a letter addressed to Rt.Hon. Mrs. Kemi Badenoch, Member of Parliament (MP), representing Saffron Walden...