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Zainab, Abubakar return from Saudi Arabia after four months in detention

Two Nigerians, Miss Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who were implicated for alleged drug trafficking but freed by Saudi Arabian authorities, returned home. The duo arrived at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport aboard the same flight at 10 am, two weeks after regaining freedom after diplomatic intervention by the Federal Government. Miss Aliyu, a final-year

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Court resumes $406.7m oil shipment suit against Shell June 6

A Federal High Court in Lagos will on June 6 resume trial in a suit filed by the federal government against Shell Western Supply & Trading Limited over alleged 406.7 million dollars deprivation in crude oil shipment. The suit numbered FHC/L/CS/336/16 was filed in Lagos by Prof. Fabian Ajogwu (SAN) on behalf of the federal

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Court adjourns El-Zakzaky’s trial indefinitely

The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, indefinitely. El-Zakzaky’s trial was due to continue on Monday. However, the court explained that the adjournment followed the appointment of the trial judge, Justice Gideon Kurada, as a member of the Election

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Violence erupted in Kano over Ganduje’s victory

Violence has erupted in the ancient city of Kano, following the declaration of winner in the supplementary governorship election held on Saturday in the state. The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), had on Sunday night announced the incumbent governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as winner of the governorship election in Kano State, thereby returning him for

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Voters flee as thugs disrupt election in Benue, smash ballot box

Suspected political thugs have disrupted the rerun election at Jato-Aka ,Tse Akough PU 012, Yaav ward, Kwande Local Government of Benue State. A young man identified as Mr. Iorver Yough, believed to be working for the All Progressives Congress, APC, reportedly led APC thugs with Sekav Aule (Tor Geri Jato-aka) to destroy election materials. Yough

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Our Mumu Don Do movement sacks Charlyboy after admitting to bribery

A civil Rights group, Our Mumu Don Do Movement has sacked Co-convener, Charlyboy over allegations of receiving money from President Muhammadu Buhari’s Campaign Director, Festus Keyamo to attack Atiku Abubakar. The statement reads: “Following an Emergency General Meeting which held today, 22 March 2019, to address the slew of scandalous materials attributed to you, and

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Indian High Commissioner visits COAS, commends Army role in 2019 elections,war against Boko Haram

Oru Leonard The High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur has paid a working visit to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Wednesday 20th March, 2019 at the Army Headquarters Conference Room Abuja. Mr Thakur was accompanied by the India Defence Attache to Nigeria

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Buhari, service chiefs meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with service chiefs. The meeting started at the President’s office in the State House around 11am. Discussions at the meeting would likely dwell on the security situation in the country and how to ensure maximum security in states where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting

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