Saraki’s forgery trial begins today

Strong indications emerged on Sunday that Saraki might not enjoy the physical presence of most of his colleagues at the court on Monday (today) when his trial over an alleged case of forgery preferred against him and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, begins. Investigations among senators who are loyal to Saraki […]

Prison service begins probe of Abuja jailbreak

The  officer in-charge of the Kuje Medium Prisons, Musa Tanko and the Chief Warder, Stephen Gbabo, may be queried over the mysterious escape of two notorious kidnappers from prison custody last Friday. It was gathered on Sunday that the two senior officers as well as the yardmaster and the officer […]

Alleged fraud: PDP urges Reps, EFCC to probe Obaseki

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday called on the House of Representatives and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe the alleged N5.5bn fraud levelled against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Godwin Obaseki. This followed a petition sent to the […]

LASG seeks support for Lagos Island projects

The Lagos State Government has urged investors to support the projects initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration on the Lagos Island. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District, Mr. Agboola Dabiri, in a statement on Sunday said the government intended to bring firms to the island […]

Man abandons son for bag of rice in Kano

A middle-aged man, identified as Mallam Yusuf Bala, on Sunday at Singer Market, Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State forfeited his five-year-old son for a bag of rice. According to an eyewitness account, Bala approached the rice dealer, Alhaji Suleiman Bagudu, to buy a bag of rice, which he […]

IYC leaders risk jail over invasion of Murray-Bruce station

Six executive members of the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide risk imprisonment for alleged impersonation, contempt of court, violent conduct and invasion of Rhythm FM station, owned by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce. The Ijaw youth leaders, identified as Chief Preye Agama, Jeremiah Owoupele, Saviour Olali, Jonathan Lokpobiri, Bristol Emmanuel and Wisdom Ikuli, […]