Friday, 12 August, 2022

Month: June 2022


Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday appeared before the Uxbridge Magistrate court in the United Kingdom UK over organ harvesting charges. At the hearing today, the prosecutor told the court that David Ukpo, who alleged that he Read more…


Proceedings at a magistrate court sitting in Okpoko, Ogbaru Local Government Area near Onitsha, Anambra State, were forced to an immediate halt on Thursday as an Onitsha-based lawyer, Ogbachalu Abuchi Goshen, appeared in a matter dressed in full clerical robes Read more…


Two policemen were feared dead on Thursday when unknown gunmen attacked a Police  checkpoint in Enugu. It was gathered that the gunmen came down from their vehicle and opened fire on the policemen at about 10am. Sources said there was Read more…


Former Imo State governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has asked for an order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, granting him leave to travel to the United States (U.S.) for medical treatment. Okorocha, through his lawyer, Daniel Alumun, informed Justice Inyang Read more…


A 27-year-old man, Kingsley Amaobi Egbujor, has reportedly renounced his membership in the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), over the killing of his father and elder brother who were also members. Making this disclosure to newsmen in Onitsha, Anambra State, Read more…


The trial of suspected invaders of the residence of Mrs Mary Odili, retired Justice of the Supreme Court, was on Thursday, stalled in a Federal High Court, Abuja, due to the absence of the police counsel, Mathew Omosun. Upon resumed Read more…


The Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, says the Onitsha River port is positioned to generate over N23 billion to the federal government in 30 years. Ms Saraki, during the signing of the concession of the port on Thursday Read more…


Gunmen, believed to be bandits, killed at least 43 people including 30 soldiers and seven mobile police personnel in an attack on a mining site in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, local sources have said. The Niger State Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor Anambra State government has concluded plans to commence implementation of a new tax and levy regime in markets, roads and parks as from July 1, 2022. Gov Charles Soludo gave the disclosure at a one day town Read more…


The controversial water resources bill has been reintroduced to the House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by the Chairman of House Committee on Water Resources, Sada Soli (APC, Katsina), was read the first time on Wednesday. The bill, which was Read more…


Nigerian soldiers have reportedly killed 10 people and displaced several others in a community in Cross River State, Nigeria’s South-south. The soldiers were said to be on a reprisal on June 26 in Nko community, Yakurr Local Government Area of Read more…


Three Abuja-based lawyers on Wednesday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to order the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to accept the nomination of Senator Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, as presidential candidates in the Read more…