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Ondo PDP crisis: Judge declines to hear Jimoh Ibrahim’s suit

A governorship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Jimoh Ibrahim has suffered a set-back in his bid to have the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) accept him as the actual candidate of the party for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state.

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Eclipse: FCT Police Issue Warning Against Miscreants

  Sequel to the meteorological report that there will be eclipse on Thursday, September 1, 2016, the FCT Police Command is calling on all residents of the Federal Capital Territory to be vigilant as miscreants could take advantage of the situation to perpetrate criminal act.

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Aliko Dangote’s Wealth Drops $3.7 Billion on Plunging Naira

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote’s fortune has fallen by 35 percent this year — representing a loss of $5.4 billion — on the back of a commodities slump and a devaluation of the naira in June. The cement mogul’s net worth is $9.9 billion, a 62 percent drop since January 2014, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Africa’s second-wealthiest person, South …

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Niger Delta Avengers disown Prof. Wole Soyinka

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has categorically stated that it did not nominate Prof. Wole Soyinka to advise or negotiate with the Federal government on its behalf stating that it has given its tacit support to the Chief (Dr.) Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Niger Delta Elders and Stakeholders conference committee to lead the Pan Niger Delta Negotiations/Dialogue Team.

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How kidnappers of Senator Anisulowo planned to kidnap Femi Otedola

• Our target was N500m • Our encounter with Senator Anisulowo • I coach Fulani herdsmen how to evade arrest through ICT By Ifeanyi Okolie A 28-year-old man, Ikechukwu Daniel, suspected to be a member of a notorious kidnapping gang terrorizing the South Western part of the country, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector- General of Police Special …

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Ubulu-Uku installs new king September 5

Seven months after the gruesome murder of the traditional ruler of Ubulu-Uku kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Highness, Obi Edward Akaeze Ofulue III by suspected herdsmen, his son, Noah Chukwuka Akaeze I, will be crowned on September 5, 2016 to ascend the throne of his fathers.

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Why Senators may refuse to grant Buhari emergency powers

The move by President Muhammadu Buhari to secure emergency powers aimed at addressing the nation’s economic crisis may not see the light of the day, as senators yesterday rejected the proposed bill, saying Buhari was seeking to transform himself into a tyrant and would foist a dictatorship on the nation.

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