The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has written the parliament of the United Nations, European Union, United States, European Union, governments of the United States, United Kingdom and other foreign missions, over “an attempt to truncate Nigeria’s democracy.”
THE N50 billion suit instituted by the Federal Government against Anambra State over alleged revocation of the 148.337 hectares of land acquired for Federal site and services scheme at Amansea in Awka has taken a new dimension with the lead counsel to the Federal Government, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) threatening to file contempt charge against the state Attorney General, AG.
The Commandant-General, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Abdullahi Gana Mohammadu, has said the corps needs to increase its personnel by 10,000.
The federal government is trying to talk its way out of an unfolding crisis in its oil-producing Niger Delta region, but activists and traditional leaders are divided over whether negotiation is the best solution.
A prosecution witness, Mr Ibrahim Maye told a Federal high court, in Abuja, on Tuesday, that the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd),instructed him to prepare a payment mandate of 40 million dollars in favour of One Plus Limited owned by Jonathan cousin, Mr Azibaola Roberts and his wife Stella.
A new survey by the International Republican Institute (IRI) has shown that despite majority of Nigerians considering democracy above economic prosperity, they were sharply divided on President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war efforts.
Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos high court sitting in Ikeja yesterday admitted in evidence the compact disc (CD) video recording of the collapse building belonging to Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN).
The Senate yesterday invited Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami to appear before it to explain why he took Senate President Bukola Saraki and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu to court over alleged forgery.