Emmanuel Ogbeche

Don’t allow terrorists destabilise West Africa, Buhari urges ECOWAS

President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, urged ECOWAS leaders not to allow terrorist groups destabilise the region.

“Our region has made commendable progress in the realisation of its regional integration and we must not allow terrorist groups to d [...]

Sun, 15 September 2019


Procession: FCT Police, Shi’ite sect brace for ‘war’ · Don’t test our will – FCT Police PRO · Death can’t deter us – Shi’ites

 

 

As the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, commonly referred to as Shi’ites set to embark on its annual procession, the FCT police command has warned the sect against testing its will.

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Sun, 08 September 2019


IPOB vows to attack more Igbo leaders, as condemnation mounts

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to attack more Igbo leaders whenever they are found outside Nigeria, the group said on Sunday, even as it gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany.

Ekweremadu was attacked in Nuremberg, Germa [...]

Sun, 18 August 2019


How Iwu landed in trouble · Linked to Atiku’s server controversy · Lawyer kicks over bail conditions

Fresh insight have emerged of how a former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, was arraigned before a Federal High Court Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

 

 

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Sun, 11 August 2019


Repatriation of stolen funds: Magu wants foreign countries to do more

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, wants foreign entities to do more in the repatriation of stolen funds, decrying the difficulties being experienced in that regard.

“The process of repatriating monies stashed abroad has been very frustr [...]

Mon, 29 July 2019


Proscription: IMN outlawed, not Shi’ites– Presidency * Owolabi’s death God’s will – Buhari

Following the proscription of the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria by the courts, last week, the Presidency on Sunday explained that the proscription has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law-abiding Shi’ites in the country from practising their brand of [...]

Sun, 28 July 2019


U.S. pens 5-yr partnership on food security in Nigeria

The United States has signed partnership with the Nigerian government to launch a five-year Feed the Future Nigeria Country Plan to increase investments in food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

The partnership, Feed the Future is a U.S. governm [...]

Mon, 22 July 2019


Election petition: 65 dismissed, 735 ongoing, judges cancel vacation

Of the 800 election petitions before the 77 tribunals sitting across the country on the last governorship, state House of Assembly, National Assembly and presidential elections, 65 have been dismissed, with 735 still pending, the Court of Appeal revealed on Sunday.

Also, Preside [...]

Sun, 14 July 2019


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