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JUST IN: PDP Abuja Protest Ends Abruptly As Members Escape Death

The protest embarked upon, on Monday, in Abuja by the leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party against the judgment of the Supreme Court on the 2019 Imo State governorship election has ended abruptly at the Eagle Square. The protesters, who had taken off from the PDP complex in Maitama, Abuja popularly called the... Continue Reading →

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Uzodinma Dissolves All Boards And Parastatals Constituted By Ihedioha

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has dissolved all boards and parastatals constituted by the ousted government of Emeka Ihedioha. Governor Uzodinma ordered the chairmen and members of the boards and parastatals to hand over all government property in their possession to the most senior civil servants in their respective agencies. The Chief Press secretary to... Continue Reading →

PDP Stages ‘Mother Of All Protests’ Against Supreme Court Judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has embarked on what it termed “mother of all protest” against last week’s Supreme Court judgment on Imo Governorship appeal. The Apex court on Tuesday nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state and unanimously declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as... Continue Reading →

Operation Amotekun: We’re Not Targeting Any Ethnic Group, South West Govs Address Fears.

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu,  on Sunday, said the regional security outfit, Operation Amotekun, was not targeted at any non-Yoruba ethnic group. Akeredolu, who stated this in a statement in Akure by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo,  said discourse on Operation... Continue Reading →

Full Cashless Toll Begins On Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge Today

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said full implementation of the cashless policy at the Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge Toll Plaza would commence on Monday (today). The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement by the public affairs unit of the ministry, said the full implementation had become necessary. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that... Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka Ex-Minister Arrested Over Phone Recording Scandal

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a former minister who allegedly recorded 100,000 phone calls, the sometimes lewd and compromising contents of which were leaked on social media. In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police, politicians and local celebrities in some of the recordings. Police, who... Continue Reading →

Ukraine PM Tenders Resignation After Leaked Recording

Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him reportedly criticizing President Volodomyr Zelensky’s understanding of the economy. “To remove any doubts about our respect for and trust in the president, I have written a resignation letter and handed it over to the president,” Oleksiy Goncharuk wrote on his official... Continue Reading →

Buhari Nominates Dr Kingsley Obiorah As CBN Deputy Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President Buhari said the nomination was in accordance with the provision of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central... Continue Reading →

Senate Trial ‘Should Go Very Quickly’, Says Trump

President Donald Trump predicted Thursday that his impeachment trial in the US Senate will not take long and again dismissed the abuse of power charges against him as “a hoax.” “I think it should go very quickly,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office as the upper chamber’s members were sworn in to serve as... Continue Reading →

UK Renews Bid To Seize £117m Ibori Loot

A British prosecutor on Thursday launched a fresh attempt to confiscate millions of pounds stolen by a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was convicted of money laundering and graft in Britain. About £117m known proceeds of crime are being targeted but only a portion of the sum was likely to be recoverable.... Continue Reading →

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