Category Archives: Breaking

JAMB Says It Won’t Re-open Registration Portal

  Following the protest staged across the country by students seeking to write the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), over the purported closure of sales of online registration access cards and online registration by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), The boardon Sunday stated that it wouldn’t re-open the examination portal. In a statement…

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#Dasukigate: Interrogate Jonathan First Before Prosecuting Me – Metuh To EFCC

  The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh last Thursday challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to first interrogate former President Goodluck Jonathan before prosecuting him over the source of the N400m alleged to be part of monies meant for arms purchase. Chief Onyechi Ikpeazu SAN, who…

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CPC Directs MultiChoice To Release Free-to-air Channels, Spread Popular Sports & Other Stations, More

  After thorough investigation, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has said that it has confirmed allegations of violations of consumer rights by MultiChoice Nigeria Limited in the provision of its Digital Satellite Broadcast Television (DStv) service. According to a statement from the office of the Director General, Dupe Atoki, the Council has issued far-reaching orders,…

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Biafra: Court Throws Out FG’s Request For Secret Trial For Kanu, Others

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, refused to conduct the trial of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, who is facing a six-count treason charge, in secret. Trial Justice, John Tsoho dismissed the application filed by the federal government filed through the Director of Public Prosecution…

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Imo By-election Cancelled Till Further Notice

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has suspended the by bi-elections scheduled to today in some parts of Imo State. This new development was made known to newsmen yesterday, through a press statement issued by the INEC Administrative Secretary, Mr. Chinedu Evurulobi. According to Evurulobi, the Commission had assembled men and materials from the various states…

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Pregnant Passenger Dies Aboard Lagos-bound Arik Air Flight

A 39-year​-​old pregnant woman was on Friday confirmed dead on board an Arik Air flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos. The deceased, identified as Ijeoma Nwokedi, was confirmed dead on arrival by the medical personnel at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal 1, Lagos. A reliable source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that…

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Court Approves EFCC’s Request To Seize Tompolo’s Assets

Justice Ibrahim Buba has approved a request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to seize some assets belonging to a notorious former Niger Delta militant commander, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo. The Federal High Court of Lagos judge approved the seizure when he was informed by the EFCC at Friday’s sitting…

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FG Implores Court To Protect Its Witnesses Against Nnamdi Kanu From The Public

  The federal government has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to protect its witnesses from the public during the trial of the self-proclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Counsel to the government, Mr. David Kaswe told the court that the application is pursuant to the fact that…

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