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Charles Igbinidu

Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

Buhari Orders CDS, IG to Secure Communities Under Herdsmen’s Attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday decried incessant attacks on communities by herdsmen, describing them as acts of terrorism. The president who was Special Guest of Honour at the public presentation of a book, “Who will love my country: Ideas for building the Nigeria of our dream’’ authored by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, directed the Chief of Defence Staff, …

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Judge Quits Abba Moro’s Case

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday announced that she is no longer handling the trial of former Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, who is currently being tried by the Federal Government on corruption-related offences. The judge told parties in the matter on Wednesday that she was returning the case file to the Chief Judge …

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NLC, TUC propose N56,000 as new national minimum wage to FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have jointly proposed and presented N56,000 as the new minimum wage to the Federal Government as against the present N18,000. The NLC president, Ayuba Wabba, said this at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja. Wabba said that both the NLC and the TUC made the formal …

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Oil Thieves: Fani-Kayode, Lebile 18 others jailed six years each

Justice Ibrahim Buba of Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday convicted 20 persons for illegal dealing and storage of petroleum products. The convicts are Adesunloye Fani-Kayode, Captain Daniel Lebile, Ala Ibanibo, Wole Ajayi, Michael Mgbanwa, Segun Ekundemi, Johnson Mashebinu, Ndidi Benjamin, Bright Nwaezuoke, Blessing Omoviye and Kayode Ireti.Justice Ibrahim Buba of Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, …

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Arase orders arrest, prosecution of persons selling petrol in plastic containers

 The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police, FCT and State Command Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and other petroleum products in plastic containers. Arase gave the order in a statement issued by the Acting Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, the Force Public Relations Officer, on Tuesday in …

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NASS Commission boss replies Saraki, insists on Acting Clerk’s appointment

The National Assembly Service Commission says there is no basis for withdrawing the appointment of the newly appointed Acting Clerk of the National Assembly (NASS), Alhaji Mohammed Sani-Omolori. Dr Adamu Fika, the Executive Chairman of the commission, said this in a letter he sent to the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, and copied to the Speaker of the …

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Falana writes Buhari, tells him to investigate cases of extra-judicial killings

Mr. Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to investigate cases of human rights abuses in the country. He specifically made allusion to extra-judicial execution of criminal suspects by the police and the unlawful killing of unarmed civilians including women and children by the armed forces.

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Suspected herdsmen kill 5 in Uzo-Uwani — Police

The spokesman of the police in Enugu State, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Nsukka. Amaraizu said the Commissioner of Police, Mr Nwodibo Ekechukwu, had already moved to the local government to ensure that normalcy returned. “The police are aware of the attack in Uzo-Uwani and the state commissioner of police is already there to ensure that …

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I will run for presidency under PDP in 2019 – Lamido

Former Gov Sule Lamido of Jigawa on Monday said he would constest for presidency on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.   Lamido made this known to newsmen in his village – Bamaina – in Birnin-kudu Local Government Area of the State.   He, however, said a party’s ticket was not given to anybody on the platter …

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