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Nigerian government orders closure of borders ahead of gubernatorial election on Saturday

Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, has ordered the closure of Nigeria’s borders on Friday at noon.   The closure of the borders is part of activities in the build-up to Saturday’s governorship and state house of assembly polls.   Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, announced …

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Court orders arrest of APC governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom, Nsima Ekere

A Rivers State Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt has issued an arrest warrant against Nsima Ekere, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State. S.D. Andrew-Jaja, the chief magistrate of the court, said Ekere and one Katungo Moljengo should be arrested “in compliance with Section 138 of the …

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Patience Jonathan loses her bid to overturn the temporary decision to seize her $8.4 million

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan lost her bid to overturn the temporary decision of a lower court that ordered the Federal Government to seize her $8.4 million.   A five-man panel of the Supreme Court today in Abuja upheld the order of temporary forfeiture made by a Federal High Court …

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Notorious fraudster ‘Spirit’ nabbed in Katsina state while trying to collect money from victim

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a member of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters that specialises in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.  Spokesperson or the Command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, said that the suspect identified as Auwal Musa, 35, of Bachirawa …

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I am an innocent man being persecuted by some very bad, conflicted & corrupt people – Donald Trump

US President, Donald Trump has once again reacted to the on-going trial of his former lawyer, Micheal Cohen. According to him, its been two years of presidential harassment with no result, ‘after more than two years of Presidential Harassment, the only things that have been proven is that Democrats and …

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The 2019 election has shown that voting in Nigeria is useless – IPOB

Members of the now proscribed Indigenious People of Biafra IPOB, have said that the 2019 election has shown that voting in Nigeria is useless and that the actualization of Biafra, is closer than expected. In a statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, the group said the Indigenous …

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Oshiomhole does not have the powers to suspend me – Governor Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that Adams Oshiomhole, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has no powers to suspend him. Recall that on Friday March1st, the National Working Committee of the APC announced the suspension of Governor Okorocha and his Ogun state counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, for …

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Man arrested after he was found having sex with a mentally ill woman (Photo)

Police in Zambia arrested a 29-year-old man this morning after he was caught having sex with a mentally ill woman in Masala.  Eyewitnesses revealed that the man identified as Edwin Sakala used to drag the woman into his apartment every night to have sex with her and then bring her out early in the …

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Breaking: Court orders the arrest of Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted a bench warrant for the arrest of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State, Uwemedimo Nwoko, the Commissioner of Finance, Nsikan Nkan, the Accountant General, Mfon Udomah and a Cashier of the State Government, Margaret Ukpe.   Justice Rilwan Aikawa granted the bench warrant at …

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Breaking: INEC to hold supplementary presidential elections March 9

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, said it would hold the supplementary elections on March 9, alongside the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.   The National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye stated this in a statement issued on Friday. According to …

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