The Kogi State Police Command has declared the senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, and seven others wanted. Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali Janga, made the announcement in a statement personally signed by him on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital According to him, others declared wanted...
Two suspects earlier paraded by the police for illegal possession of firearms allegedly supplied by Senator Dino Melaye have escaped from custody. The suspects were detained by the Kogi State Police Command in Lokoja, the state capital, while investigations into their allegations continue. Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali...
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Tuesday beaten 2-0 by Serbia at Hive Stadium in London in a 2018 FIFA World Cup warm-up match. Goals from Aleksandar Mitrovi?, who plies his trade at Newcastle, in the 68th and 81st minutes ensured Mladen Krstajic’s men flew over the Super Eagles. Serbia...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the first quarter in 2018, which began on January 8, has successfully ended. Mrs. Ndidi Okarfor, Head, Voter Education and Publicity of INEC in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) told newsmen in Abuja that the...
The Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting with the 36 States on Tuesday was inconclusive due to discrepancies of about N37.76 billion in revenue presented by the NNPC. Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris told newsmen in Abuja that the meeting was inconclusive because of irregularities in figures presented...
A court has pronounced judgement on the 20-year-old student who had been acting as an impostor of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Sultan Bello had run an Instagram account in the name of the Emir, using the social platform to make fraudulent activities. He was accused of demanding N1.4m...
The leadership battle in Abia State APC seems to be getting hotter as a faction opposing the leadership of Hon. Donatus Nwankpa has obtained a restraining order preventing Nwankpa from parading himself as the state party chairman. The restraining order which was obtained from an Isiala Ngwa High Court has...
Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has officially declared his intention to run for the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. His declaration came few months after he left the All Progressives Congress, APC. Atiku made his position known while addressing stakeholders of the PDP...
The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2, as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. Dambazau enjoined Christian faithful and...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the party’s national working committee (NWC) led by its chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun’s tenure extension still stands despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s rejection. National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, made this known while in a chat with journalists in Abuja on...