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EFCC suffers another loss as Appeal court strikes out motion to freeze Fayose’s accounts

It's only fair to share...The Court of Appeal, Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday dismissed a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission seeking to stop Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, from operating his accounts with Zenith Bank.   The court said the motion was lacking in merit and speculative because the anti-graft agency suppressed material facts in the matter. ...

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Dethronement looms as Oba of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu fights to save his throne

It's only fair to share...The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, on Tuesday at the resumed hearing of a suit challenging his title as the Oba of Lagos, insisted before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, that he is the bona fide monarch of Lagos.   Akiolu noted that his being capped as Oba during his coronation by a ...

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Amaechi’s wife extorted N3 million monthly from commissioners and LGA chairmen – Wike

It's only fair to share...The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday verbally attacked his successor, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, and threatened to expose the governor’s wife “If he (Wike) does not shut up his mouth.”   Amaechi, who was visibly angry at the allegation levelled against his wife by Wike, also described his successor as a thug ...

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Rivers Was A Killing Field Before Me, Says Wike

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has unveiled why the oil and gas bearing state is a hotbed of violence. He has also named some of the high profile assassinations that unsettled the state before he became governor in 2015.     Speaking on a special appearance on Channels Television Sunrise Programme ...

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Rivers: 1 killed as Hausas invade church, inflict machete cuts on worshipers [PHOTOS]

It's only fair to share...Trouble had begun when some youths from Onne in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State reported to be members of a local government task force stormed Opaku Park in Onne. Opaku Park is home to the Hausa community mostly traders who were asked to pay up their daily levies to the Eleme local government authorities. ...

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After 45 days in SSS detention, Capital Oil boss Ifeanyi Ubah regains freedom

It's only fair to share...A court in Lagos had ordered Mr. Ubah’s immediate release, while another in Abuja blocked such move. The State Security Services, SSS, released Ifeanyi Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, after nearly six weeks in detention on allegation of economic sabotage. According to Channels Television, Mr. Ubah was released Monday night unconditionally by ...

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Only Lawmakers Can Save Nigeria’s Democracy, Says Nwabueze

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | SPEAKER of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and an eminent jurist/constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, on Tuesday in Abuja charted a common cause on how to rescue the country’s wobbling democracy from collapse.   While Nwabueze who is also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) says only the National Assembly can ...

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7 Nigerians lauded for being elected into UK parliament

It's only fair to share...A lawmaker representing the Obokun state constituency in the Osun State House of Assembly, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has described the emergence of seven British-Nigerians elected into the British Parliament as an inspiration for the pursuit of excellence in Africa.   Oyintiloye said their emergence into political limelight in the United Kingdom was a wake-up call for parents ...

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Benue: Cows led by Fulani herdsmen attack Sunday worshipers inside church [PICTURED]

It's only fair to share...There was a mild drama in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Sunday after some cattle led by Fulani herdsmen invaded and disrupted church service.   The herdsmen and their cows reportedly invaded the Holy Ghost Catholic Parish, Makurdi, thereby causing palpable tension and apprehension.   The herders have continue to violate anti-grazing law in the ...

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Wike Explodes Again, Accuses APC Of Huge Debts

It's only fair to share...GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, says his administration escaped from a huge debt trap laid for him by the mercy of God. According to him, ‘’the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration I took over from in 2015, strangulated Rivers with a huge debt profile’’.   ‘’We inherited N14.7billion as salaries and pensions from the Amaechi ...

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