Code of Conduct Tribunal dismisses all 18 charges against Bukola Saraki over unreliable evidence

SENATE president Dr Bukola Saraki secured a significant legal victory today after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja dismissed all 18 charges against him for which he is currently standing trial.



Forces opposed to EFCC chairman Magu visit Buhari in London with names of possible replacements

POLITICAL lobbyists have hatched fresh plans to get rid of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu and have even visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London to offer him the names of possible replacements.



Mountain of Fire Ministries clergyman beaten into a stupor by suspected members of Badoo cult

MOUNTAIN of Fire and Miracles Ministries clergyman Wale Solomon is battling for his life in a Lagos Island hospital after he was allegedly attacked by armed men suspected to be members of the Badoo cult.


Apparently, the father of three was sleeping with his family in their house on Obayemi Street, Ikorodu, when the hoodlums arrived around 2am on Saturday. The men were said to have smashed a mortar on the victim’s head and injured him on different parts of his body.


Trump to unveil a five year development plan for northeast Nigeria under US anti-Boko Haram programme

PRESIDENT Donald Trump plans to unveil a five-year development plan for northeast Nigeria soon as part of a comprehensive Lake Chad Basin strategy to rebuild the area in response to the Boko Haram crisis.



Osinbajo tells northern leaders that hate speech and divisive action will not be tolerated

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has told northern leaders of thought that the federal government will clamp down hard on hate speech and divisive action capable of tearing the nation apart of capable of fomenting trouble.



Osinbajo signs 2017 budget into law saying it is the start of Buhari's economic growth plan

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the 2017 budget he accented to yesterday represents a milestone in the implementation of the economic and growth plan programme put in place by President Muhammadu Buhari.



Three people reported dead in Lokoja after Senator Dino Melaye's rally is attacked by armed gunmen

ABOUT three people have been confirmed dead following a political rally in Lokoja called by Kogi West's Senator Dino Melaye aimed at addressing the ongoing campaign to get him recalled from the National Assembly.



Kidnapping kingpin popularly known as Evans reveals that he collects ransom in US dollars

RECENTLY-arrested kidnapper Chukwudi Onuamadike popularly known as Evans has revealed to the Lagos State Police Command that he only collects ransoms for the release of his victims in US dollars.


Over the weekend, Evans was arrested by the police in his palatial mansion in the Magodo area of Lagos, bringing to an end years of pursuit. He was Nigeria's most notorious kidnapper, who masterminded the abduction of public officials, expatriates and rich businessmen and women.


UK diasporans hold parenting conference to discuss menace of Nigerian youth crime problem

DOZENS of Nigerians gathered in Essex yesterday for a second ever parenting conference titled Protecting our Future aimed at addressing the growing problem of youth violence and the incessant rise of the alienation of youngsters.



Osinbajo condemns ultimatum giving to Igbos living in northern Nigeria asking for peace and unity

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the recent Kaduna declaration in which certain Arewa youth groups called on all Igbos living in northern Nigeria to leave the region by October 1 saying it was an unacceptable threat.




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