Family of 13-year-old girl raped to death appeals to new...

The family of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje who was allegedly raped to death in Benue State has renewed call for justice. Ochanya died in October last year, due to complications arising from the alleged sexual assaults the deceased suffered at the hands of her guardian, Mr Andrew Ogbuja, a lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic,…

We never raided CJN, Onnoghen’s house ― EFCC…

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that her personnel raided the house of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and arrested him. According to a press release issued by the Acting Head, Media & Publicity, Tony Orilade on Tuesday, the commission also said it will sue former Minister of…

NURTW, RTEAN will be banned if… ― Ajimobi warns…

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has threatened to ban the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in the state should the transport unions clash at any point of the current electioneering campaign. Ajimobi sounded this warning on Tuesday, at rally for gubernatorial candidate of…

Clean Up Idris’ Mess, Secondus Tells New IGP…

Abuja – The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on Tuesday sent a word of caution to the new Inspector General of Police, Mohammed  Adamu on Tuesday, telling him to clean up the mess of the former IGP, Ibrahim Idris. Describing Idris as the IGP, who served the All Progressives Congress…

INEC Prosecutes 215 Staff Over Malpractices…

Asaba – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has prosecuted about 215 staff caught negating its laws. Felix Enabor, Administrative Secretary of the Commission in Delta State, revealed in Asaba on Tuesday during an interactive session with religious leaders, saying the aim is to ensure the unbiased mode of conduct. He promised to discipline any staff…

CJN Onnoghen: Follow due process, Falana cautions FG…

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana on Tuesday called on relevant authorities to follow due process in charging the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Falana who spoke at the 15th Gani Fawehinmi annual lecture in Lagos noted that dangerous precedence is being set…

2019: Atiku, Fayose, Gbenga Daniel task electorate to protect their...

THE presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose and former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Tuesday charged the electorate as Nigerians prepare for next month general elections. The trio spoke in Osogbo, Osun State capital at political campaign organised…

CUPP to new IGP: Release all political detainees …

THE Coalition United of Political Parties (CUPP) has told the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, to immediately release all political detainees in the custody of the police. In a press conference addressed in Abuja on Tuesday, the national spokesman of the coalition, Ikenga Ugochinyere, mentioned Senator Dino Melaye and rights activist,…

APC, PDP, LP Candidates Absent At Niger Guber Debate…

Minna – The incumbent Governor and candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Legacy Party (LP) counterparts for the March 2019 election were absent at Tuesday’s governorship election debate in Minna, the state capital. The debate which provided the opportunity for some of the electorates to meet…

Sokoto Killings Worrisome, Disheartening – Saraki…

Abuja – Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate, on Tuesday condemned the killings in Sokoto state, describing it as worrisome and disheartening. Urging the security agencies to fish out the perpetrators, Saraki added that the wanton loss of human lives that occurs in Zamfara is now making its way into Sokoto and other adjoining states…

Family Of 4 Arrested For Robbery As Police Parade Killers...

Ado-Ekiti – Police in Ekiti State on Tuesday paraded a woman and her son for armed robbery incident. The woman, Bola Obamoyegun, was held for accepting and concealing stolen items. Briefing newsmen, the Commissioner of Police Mr. Asuquo Amba, said two of the woman’s children had been convicted of robbery. The CP also paraded the six-man…