Niger villagers demands N1.19b compensation for military invasion, Rights violation.

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna. No fewer than 64 villagers and victims of the last year military attack on five villages in Bosso local government area of Niger state has sued for the enforcement of their fundamental rights at a Minna High Court demanding for N1.19b in damages. They are also  seeking for compensation from the […]

Obasanjo-proposed Coalition for Nigeria launches in Abuja

A political movement proposed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo is launching this Wednesday at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Mr. Obasanjo suggested the formation of the movement in his recent critical special statement on President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration. The former president had argued in the statement that the ruling All Progressives Congress […]

EFCC PRESS RELEASE N600m Fraud: EFCC Presents Two More against Ex-Naval Chief, Jibrin

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 presented two witnesses – Abdulkarim Idris Wakili and Nweke Cyril Chidi, to establish the culpability of Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, former Chief of Naval Staff, in a case of N600million fraud preferred against him before Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal […]

*2019: Constituents reject Senator Shehu Sani over failed  promises*

Endorse Uba Sani  A Kaduna-based women empowerment organization,  Al-Ihsan Foundation has rejected Senator Shehu Sani over ‘failed’ promises, ahead of the 2019 elections. Responding to questions from newsmen at the Senator’s Ward 6 Constituency of Kaduna Central, the leader of the women group, Hajiya Ladi  Garba, expressed disappointment with the Senator. She explained that  Senator […]

SDP, LG councilors defeats Niger Gov’t, Assembly in court.

From Yakubu Mustapha,Minna. A High Court sitting in New Bussa, Niger state has ruled against the Niger state government and its state assembly in the suit filed by the Social Democratic Party 14 other registered political parties , and 5 local government councillors over the reduction of the tenure of local governments in state. The […]

EFCC PRESS RELEASE N15bn Fraud: “You Have Case to Answer” – Court Tells Bafarawa

  Justice Bello Abbas of the Sokoto State High Court, sitting in Sokoto on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 dismissed an application by a former Governor of Sokoto State Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, seeking to quash N15billion fraud charge preferred against him and six others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The judge held that […]