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Kelechi Onuzuruike

Abia Assemblyman faces probe for allegedly lying under oath

The President General of Ohuhu Youth Council and former deputy chairman of Umuahia North council area of Abia state, Hon Chinedu Obilor, has called on security agencies to prosecute without delay Hon Kelechi Onuzurike, member representing Umuahia North state constituency.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Federal government docks journalist on terrorism charges

The Federal Government yesterday arraigned a journalist, Jones Abiri, for alleged economic sabotage and terrorism.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC arraigns ex-minister Alison-Madueke October 3

A Federal High Court in Apo has fixed October 3, for the arraignment of the former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, on five-counts bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.

Militants threaten to declare Niger Delta Republic on June 1 over alleged maltreatment

A militant group known as Network of Niger Delta Republic Fighters, has threatened to declare a Niger Delta Republic on June 1, 2019 saying they were not happy with the situation in Nigeria.

Governor Masari: We recovered 32,672 animals from rustlers

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the dialogue method adopted by the state government between herders and farmers had resulted in the recovery of over 32,672 animals from rustlers from 2015 to date.
Peter Afunanya

DSS vows to uproot subversive elements

The Department of State Services has cautioned those it called aggrieved politicians against acts of subversion against Nigeria.

DSS warns against breach of peace

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned aggrieved politicians to desist, forthwith, from plans to take laws into their hands or engage in acts capable of breaching the peace.

DSS: We have never indicted Justice Bulkachuwa

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it indicted Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, Chairman, Presidential Election Tribunal (PEPT), for bribery and corruption.
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on allegations of corruption against Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal.

Bribery allegation: Justice Bulkachuwa not indicted by our report – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it indicted Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, Chairman, Presidential Election Tribunal, for bribery and corruption.

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’

Presidency: PDP shouldn’t drag us into smear campaign against judiciary

The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop dragging the presidency into its sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.

Extradition: Court adjourns until May 23 to reopen hearing in suit filed by Senator...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday, further adjourned until May 23, to reopen hearing in a suit by Sen. Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop his extradition to the U.S., to face alleged drug-related charges.

Fraud: DSS warns heads of government agencies, appointment seekers

The Department of State Services (DSS) has alerted heads of government agencies of a new pattern of fraud to which they may fall prey, especially during the transition period to President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term.

Yinka Odumakin: Nigerian Army ‘propaganda’ on May 29 attack unnecessary

The Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, has expressed disappointment over the alarm raised by the Nigerian Army that some domestic and foreign agents want to scuttle the May 29 inauguration day, warning that the alleged propagandist act of the military was totally uncalled-for.

DSS arrest 59 sex workers in Calabar

At least 59 commercial sex workers which included 43 girls and 16 men have been arrested by the Department of State Security (DSS) in Calabar.

Insecurity: Federal government delegation meets leaders of Miyatti Allah

The Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country.

Governor Umahi vows to demystify politics, appointments in Ebonyi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has vowed to demystify politics and appointments in the state during his second tenure in office.

Four killed in Ebonyi-Benue boundary clash

Four persons from Ngno community in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state have been killed in resumed hostilities with neighbouring Agila in Ardo local government area of Benue State.

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Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.