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Supreme Court to rule on Delta, Taraba, Abia, Niger governorship elections today

Nigeria’s Supreme Court will rule on four different governorship election trials today. The states are Delta, Abia, Taraba and Niger. A seven-man of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, has fixed judgment for 2pm for Taraba and Abia, while hearing is ongoing for Niger and Delta. Abia State governorship dispute is between Okezie Ikpeazu

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Kalu’s Conviction: no senator can stop people of Abia North from having voice in Senate-Ohuabunwa

Anietie Udobit Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has said that no senator can stop people of Abia North from having voice in Senate. Ohuabunwa, who made the call while answering questions from journalists in Umuahia yesterday, said the upper chamber of National Assembly had not said anything about the vacant seat of Abia North in the Senate.

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Soleimani: IGP orders policemen to be on alert nationwide

Anietie Udobit Following the death of Iranian military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed by a United States airstrike in Iraq, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert. Soleimani spearheaded Iranian military operations in the Middle East as head of Iran’s elite Quds Force

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Anti-graft group urges Buhari, Osinbajo, govs to Publish assets

Anietie Udobit An anti-corruption advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project,SERAP has urged President Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and governors of the 36 states to publish the contents of their asset declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau. SERAP said in a statement by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oludare, on Sunday that

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NRC says Lagos-Ibadan railway construction moving ahead of schedule

The Nigerian Railway Corporation on Thursday said construction work on the over $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan railway project was moving ahead of the scheduled time for its completion. It also stated that concerns in some quarters that funding might have slowed work on the project were not necessary, as funds meant for the construction of the railway

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Gbemi Saraki says AbdulRazaq using security agencies to settle political scores

The Minister of State for Transportation, Mrs Gbemisola Saraki, has condemned the demolition of the building belonging to her late father, Olusola Saraki, by the Kwara State Government. Gbemisola, who belongs to the same party, the All Progressives Congress, with the state Governor, AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman, accused him of using security agencies to settle family political

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