Posts by Fatima Yahaya

Ikpeazu, Ogah win second appeal

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed the second appeal arising from two judgments of the Federal High Court, Abuja which on June 27 removed Okezie Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State. The appeal dismissed by the

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BREAKING: Buhari meets Abdusalami inside Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with a former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Abubakar arrived for the meeting at about 12.35pm in a black Mercedes Benz car. Details later…

IPMAN assures Nigerians of getting Kerosene cheaper

Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, the National President, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has assured that kerosene will soon be accessible and cheaper in the country. Okoronkwo gave the assurance on Thursday in Abuja. He said that efforts were being

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A’court delivers judgment on Abia gov tussle today

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal will on Thursday deliver judgment in the dispute between Okezie Ikpeazu and Uche Ogah over the governorship seat of Abia State. Our correspondent learnt that parties to the six separate appeals arising

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PDP convention drama Makarfi’s Tenure extended by 1 Year

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday failed to conduct the election of it national officers. Instead, the party extended the tenure of the Senator Ahmed Markarfi-led caretaker committee by one year. It also moved its national convention venue to the

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We will prosecute those using President Buhari’s name to solicit favour: FG

The Federal Government has warned fraudsters using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari and those of his family members and senior government officials to solicit favour or contracts from ministries and other government establishments to desist from the criminal act or

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EFCC uncovers another $5m cash given to Fayose by Obanikoro

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered another $5million (N1.040billion) cash allegedly given to Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose by former Minister of State for Defence Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, it was learnt yesterday. The cash is part of

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Report links Jonathan to Niger Delta Avengers

Despite his denial, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has been allegedly fingered in the formation and activities of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA). Also, findings by the security have confirmed that oil installations were mined before the May 29, 2015 handover to

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Budget padding: Court asks Jubrin to prove urgency of suits

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday refused to hear two separate suits filed by a former Chairman, Appropriation Committee, House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, in relation to his travails which followed the crisis of

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EFCC quizzes university vice- chancellor for alleged corruption

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olusola Oyewole, has been invited for questioning by the anti-graft commission, EFCC. Mr. Oyewole and the institution’s bursar, Moses Ilesanmi, were invited for questioning based on allegations of corruption levelled against

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NNPC GMD RESTATES COMMITMENT TO GROWTH, PROFITABILITY

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Maikanti Kachalla Baru says NNPC under his watch will continue with the previous initiatives to further grow the business and increase profitability as envisioned by the founders of

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Buhari greets IBB at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) as he marks his 75th birthday anniversary. In a message he personally signed, the President also commended IBB for his commitment to the unity and indivisibility of

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Army launches manhunt for pro-Biafra publishers in Aba

Soldiers have launched a manhunt for publishers of pro Biafra newspapers in Aba, Abia state. A vendor who spoke on the condition of anonymity told Vanguard that a group of soldiers accosted him and some of his colleagues demanding them

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