Defection: Court sacks Ebonyi Senator

Justice Akintola Aluko of the Federal High Court in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, has sacked Senator Sonni Ogbuoji (Ebonyi South) and ordered him to vacate the

Funke Akindele is Dettol ambassador

Antibacterial brand, Dettol, has announced Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello as its newest brand ambassador. The actress was unveiled during the launch of the “Clean Naija

Senate begins move to override Buhari on budget timeline bill

Senate yesterday began the process of overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the budget timeline bill. It arrived at the decision... The post Senate begins move

Ministers to hand over reports before April 24

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes and projects” from cabinet members... The post Ministers to hand over reports before April

Oni loses bid to unseat Fayemi as Ekiti governor

The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed a suit filed by an All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart, Chief Segun Oni, to unseat Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti

NNPC denies spending $22 billion on Brass LNG project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said spent only $1.2 billion on the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project as against $22 billion being

AIT silent on demolition of Abuja structures

Two days after the demolition of its structures in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, DAAR Group of Companies, owners of AIT and Raypower FM... The

Court orders arrest of Etete, Adoke, others over $2.1b Malabu scam

Justice Danlami Senchi of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi has granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes... The post Court orders

Court quashes suit on 9Mobile’s sale

A Federal High Court, Lagos presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke yesterday dismissed a suit filed by Spectrum Wireless Communications... The post Court quashes suit on

Borno citizens disown Shettima, back Ndume for senate presidency

Sequel to Governor Kassim Shettima’s backing of Ahmad Lawan for the senate presidency in the Ninth Assembly on account of his adoption... The post Borno citizens

FG mulls specialised surgery centres to check medical tourism

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, yesterday said the Federal Government was mulling establishment of specialised centres... The post FG mulls specialised surgery centres

Nigeria, UK plan crackdown on human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has launched a collaborative campaign with UK Aid to address growing... The post Nigeria, UK

Buhari challenges Atiku to present his credentials

President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to allegations in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), before the Presidential Election

Arewa to govt: end killings

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) rose yesterday from its National Executive Council meeting with a call on the Federal Government to take the battle to

19 suspects, two vessels held as Nigerian, U.S. navies join forces

The Nigerian Navy (NN) yesterday confirmed the arrest of 19 suspects and two vessels within the Western waters during a joint operation codenamed “Junction Rain”,

$1.2b Malabu oil deal: Court orders arrest of Adoke, Etete, others

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Jabi has ordered the arrest of two former ministers  – Mohammed Adoke (Justice) and Deazia

Olowo passes on at 77

A FIRST class monarch in Ondo State, the Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, is dead at 77 years. A palace source said the traditional

Ex-Governor Oni loses bid to sack Fayemi at Supreme Court

IT was a third consecutive loss for ex-Governor Segun Oni in his bid to sack Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi as the Supreme Court yesterday

Senate passes seven bills rejected by Buhari

SEVEN of the bills rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari were yesterday reconsidered and passed by the Senate. The development came as the upper chamber initiated

Atiku to INEC: I got my figures from your server

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has defended his claim that he got the results of the February 23 presidential election as