NEMA: 4 staff abducted, another shot in Rivers

The Senate has asked the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to supply relief materials to the victims of recent Taraba and Benue border clashes. This followed a Point of Order raised by the Senate Deputy Minority Leader, by Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP-Taraba).   The incident took place in Abua-Odual Local Government Area (LGA), while the… Continue reading NEMA: 4 staff abducted, another shot in Rivers

Taraba/Benue clashes: Senate issues fresh order to NEMA

The Senate has asked the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to supply relief materials to the victims of recent Taraba and Benue border clashes. This followed a Point of Order raised by the Senate Deputy Minority Leader, by Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha (PDP-Taraba). The Senate also urged the Nigeria Police Force to complete the building of… Continue reading Taraba/Benue clashes: Senate issues fresh order to NEMA

Osinbajo didnt ask me to quit senate presidency race- Senator Ndume

Former Senate Leader and a contestant for the position of Senate President of the incoming 9th Senate, Senator Ali Ndume, has denied refusing entreaties by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to step down for the Senate majority leader, Ahmad Lawan.   In a statement personally signed by him and made available to journalists on Thursday in… Continue reading Osinbajo didnt ask me to quit senate presidency race- Senator Ndume

Court nullifies Adeleke’s nomination as PDP’s candidate for Osun Governorship poll

JUST IN: The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja, on Tuesday, nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in September 2018 governorship election in Osun State. Delivering judgment in a suit challenging Adeleke‚Äôs qualification to contest for the office of a governor,… Continue reading Court nullifies Adeleke’s nomination as PDP’s candidate for Osun Governorship poll

Outrage as angry Soldiers allegedly beat father of three to death in Akwa Ibom

Ikot-Abasi Local Council of Akwa Ibom State was during the week thrown into mourning after angry soldiers on duty at Utaewa water birch in the area reportedly killed one Otobong Jumbo 45, a cement merchant using their gun butts. Feelers had it that one of the wives of the deceased, Enefiok Jumbo, went to the… Continue reading Outrage as angry Soldiers allegedly beat father of three to death in Akwa Ibom