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Lawyers representing the Kano State Government have been given August 18, 2021 to present their blasphemy charges against Sheikh Abduljabar Kabara before the Upper Sharia Court, Kofar Kudu, in Kano metropolis. The judge presiding over the case brought by the state government, Ibrahim Yola made the ruling on Wednesday. The government...
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri has threatened to sack any of his appointees caught engaging in early Politicking ahead of the 2023 general elections. The governor made the threat while swearing in two new Special Adviser, Alabo Ozubide (Legal Matters) and Onumah Johnson (Non-Indigenes) at the Government House,...
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has extended an olive branch to his opponent in the October 2020 governorship election in the state, Eyitayo Jegede, asking him to join him in building the state. Akeredolu made the call after the Supreme Court verdict that upheld his victory in the election,...
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Wednesday, escaped being sacked by the Supreme Court, as four, out of the seven-man panel of the court, upheld his election. The four judges dismissed the appeal filed by Eyitayo Jegede, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging Akeredolu's election. In the majority judgment,...
One of the lawyers representing the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor has alleged that the British Government may have a hand in the current travails of the seccessionist leader. The lawyer, who has been vocal in support of Kanu, made the allegation...
A Yoruba self-determination group, Yoruba Koya Liberation Movement, have blamed the Minister of Justice and Antoney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami and the Nigerian Ambassador to Benin Republic, Tukur Buratai, for the continued detention of Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho in Cotonou. Igboho, a Yoruba Nation activist,...
The senator representing Borno South, North-East Nigeria, Ali Ndume has explained that because his constituency have no access to electricity and internet services, he had no option than to vote against electronic transmission of election results in the recent amendments to the nation's Electoral Law. Ndume further disclosed that his...
A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim has finally made public his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ohakim went public with his defection on Tuesday at a ceremony that had top APC chieftains in attendance in Okohia, Isiala Mbano Local...
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, on Tuesday, said 60 percent of illegal movement of funds from Africa to foreign countries are carried out by the private sector. According to the ICPC boss, perpetrators of illicit financial flows channeled the...
The Presidency on Tuesday showed it meant business when it administered an Oath of Secrecy on members of staff, with a stern warning that anyone who divulge classified information without authorization will be sanctioned. The presidency also members of staff that they will be constantly under watch. The Permanent Secretary of...