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The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has filed a libel suit against the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Hamman Misau, demanding N5bn as compensation for alleged defamation.
The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja fixed October 13 to rule in the suit filed by Ali Ndume challenging his suspension by the Nigerian Senate.
Ahead of tomorrow’s presidential poll, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has warned troublemakers that the police and other sister security agencies are ready for them.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have named Cheikh Oumar Seydi the new Africa Director as it deepens work in the continent.
The Federal Government and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) have asked the Supreme Court to stay away from a suit seeking its intervention in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Anybody who does not possess a valid permanent voters card (PVC), or whose PVC is not authenticated by a card reader and ‘biometrics taken’ will not be allowed to vote on Saturday, the chairman of the electoral commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, said on Friday.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says ballot box snatchers and vote buyers will be arrested and prosecuted in accordance with the law.
Uganda’s biggest telecommunications company MTN has denied government accusations it has been understating its revenues, insisting that it was fully meeting all its tax obligations.
Third Force Presidential candidate running on the People’s Trust (PT) platform, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has written the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, requesting a further extension of the Presidential and National Assembly elections because the one week extension is rather too short to conclude the stated enormous logistics requirement for the polls.
Justice Halima Saleeman, the presiding judge of the Ilorin High Court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, has adjourned the hearing on the matter till March 14 and 15, 2019.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday appealed to Igbo in Lagos State to vote the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February and March elections.