N2.6bn fraud: Appeal court discharges ex- NIMASA boss, Akpolobokemi

An Appeal Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Friday discharged and acquitted the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi, who was charged with fraud of N2.6 billion. In a lead judgment led by Justice Yargatta Nimpar, a three-man appellate court panel, upheld the no-case submission filed […]

Battle line drawn: Stop mobilising against me! You have a case to answer over $16b power fund. Buhari tells Obasanjo

As the 2019 election approaches, the battle line is drawn between President Muhammadu Buhari and former president Olusegun Obasanjo’ Obasanjo on Monday continued his campaign to oust Buhari from office by visiting the Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Ondo to seek his support for the ousting of Buhari from office in 2019. After the […]

Imo APC Crisis: Governor Okorocha kicks as Hillary Ekeh gets re-elected as Imo APC party chairman

Hillary Ekeh has been re-elected as Imo APC party chairman in the just concluded APC state congress in Imo. The party delegates who described the congress election as peaceful and successful also re-elected Deputy Chairman, Ugochukwu Nzekwe. But Governor Rochas Okorocha described the election as illegal claiming that there was a court injunction restraining the […]

Breaking News! Otokoto Ritual Murder: S-Court frees suspect, Ajaegbu, 22 years after

The Supreme Court, on Friday, freed Mr. Alban Ajaegbu, who was one of the accused persons in the celebrated ‘Otokoto’ ritual murder of 11-year-old Ikechukuwu Okoronkwo. Little Okonkwo who was a groundnut seller, was on September 19, 1996, lured into a hotel called Otokoko in Owerri, Imo State and gruesomely beheaded. Investigations had revealed that […]

More trouble for Gov Okorocha as Imo APC stakeholders claim to have rendered him politically irrelevant. Okorocha fires back.

We’ve made Gov. Okorocha politically irrelevant  Nobody can cage me – Okorocha retorts Araraume, Uzodinma, Izunaso want Okorocha expelled Trouble is brewing for Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha as his former allies in the All Progressives Congress (APC) claimed to have made him politically irrelevant in the state.  The Imo APC stakeholders have said that […]

Former Gov Jang remanded in in prison pending bail ruling

A Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, on Wednesday remanded former state Governor, Jonah Jang in prison, pending ruling in the bail application over alleged corruption and misappropriation. The Judge, Justice D.D Longji, gave the order after listening to the arguments and submissions of both defense and prosecution counsels. Share on: WhatsApp

Goodbye Okpaleke

Massive jubilation across the length and breadth of Mbaise over the sudden resignation of Peter Ebele Okpaleke, whose appointment as Bishop of Ahiara Mbaise Diocese sparked off huge crises that nearly rocked the Catholic Church. Share on: WhatsApp

Bayelsa is changing

Daniel Iworiso Markson, immediate past Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dickson and now Information Commissioner for Bayelsa State speaks on his new assignment and programmes of the administration, in an exclusive interview with Isaac Ombe in Yenagoa. Excerpts: Share on: WhatsApp

Three Governors, Minister of Health, one Vice Chancellor and  Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly (ASHA) Win Verbatim 2017 Awards

Three  Governors, four Ministers  of the Federal Government of Nigeria , the Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Owerri and Five lawmakers, including  the Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly have been  announced as winners of the 2017 edition of ‘Verbatim Magazine’s Personalities of the Year award’ scheduled  to hold, February 22,2018 at  […]