Kogi Gov, Yahaya Bello reveals those behind insecurity in Nigeria

Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on Wednesday blamed the spate of insecurity in Nigeria on politicians. Governor Bello explained that the use of political thugs during elections was largely responsible for the insecurity in Nigeria. The governor was reacting to the issue of banditry ravaging the Northern part of the country. However, Bello while... Continue Reading →

End SARS, Police Brutality And Extrajudicial Killings: Nigerian Youth Wither Thou By Austin Okeke Esq

What more does one expect from those who publicly mortgage their worth for a pot porridge, and crumbs from the table of feasting politicians who glaringly tell you to your face how worthless you are. Shame on. The Nigerian Government adopted a law criminalising torture in December 2017. However, to date, no one has been... 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 →

JUST IN: Court Sends DG Arts And Culture, Runsewe To Prison

Justice Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has sentenced the Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, to prison. Justice Okeke made the order on Thursday while ruling on a motion drawn from a suit filed by Ummakalif Limited against the Minister of the... Continue Reading →

Akpabio Withdraws From Akwa Ibom Senatorial Rerun

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn from the planned Akwa Ibom North-West senatorial rerun election. Akpabio, who was a former Senate minority leader, stated this in a letter addressed to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole Premium Times reports. The Minister,  in the letter,  dated  December 2,... Continue Reading →

N7.1bn Fraud: “Please, Don’t Handcuff Me” Orji Kalu Gets 12 years Imprisonment

The Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was charged with N7.1bn fraud. The court found him and his co-defendants guilty of the entire 39 counts filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Justice Mohammed Idris sentenced Kalu to 12 years’ imprisonment... Continue Reading →

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