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The prosecution team charging Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen for false assets declaration allegations has demanded that the top jurist must show up in court to have his charges read to him.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw $500 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to facilitate the clean-up of the impacted Ogoni environment.
Five out of the six governors of the South-South Governors Forum have asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, not to honour the summons from the Code of Conduct Bureau.
The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators on Sunday warned that it would begin to attack oil wells in the oil-rich region if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to reverse the alleged harassment of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that Nigerians will resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to deliberately truncate the nation’s democracy.
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and Niger-Delta leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has warned that the people of Niger Delta would sturdily defy attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari to harass and force the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, out of office because of the plan by All Progressives Congress, APC, to rig the elections.
Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and South South Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed shock over the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, over assets declaration.
The South-South Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting of the Forum for Sunday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried what he described as deliberate neglect of the Niger Delta despite the “untold environmental hardship” being faced by people in the area.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Presidential Amnesty Programme under the leadership of Prof. Charles Dokubo has been positively transformed.
Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will look to enriching himself and his cronies if he wins the presidential elections holding on February 16, an America political risk consultancy firm Eurasia Group said in its annual report for 2019.
Kinsmen of former president Goodluck Jonathan, have raised the alarm over what they called manifest danger to the electoral fortunes of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State.
Former governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said that the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta area and Delta state, in particular, would make his re-election in the February presidential election very easy.
A Niger Delta environmental activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has condemned the recent attacks on Conoil facility in Koluama, Bayelsa State.
Military and community sources in Bayelsa have described some media reports of militants’ attack on an oil pipeline in Koluama 1, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state as “fake news.”
The Nigerian Army has reiterated its commitment to the peace and security as well as the economic and socio-cultural development of the Niger Delta region.
A faith-based group in the Niger-Delta, the Niger Delta Young Christian Forum (NDYCF), has warned that failure to conduct the Operation Python Dance in the area would imply that elections will not hold there.
Eleven companies have indicated interest to operate the troubled Ajaokuta Steel Company but the federal government was not yet ready to hand over the facilities.
Hong Kong scientists claim they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseases — a chemical that could slow the spread of deadly viral illnesses.
Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.
Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, cut a pitiable sight in Lagos on Monday as he revealed how suspected vandals invaded his The Hardley Apartments situated along Waziri Ibrahim Crescent on Victoria Island, making away with his football medals, trophies, plaques and other valuable items.
Barrister Chuks Nwachukwu, the presidential candidate of All Grassroots Alliance (AGA), has said that neither the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) nor the Nigerian Judicial Commission (NJC) has the jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Governor Ortom: Federal government’s harassment of Justice Onnoghen, unacceptable attack on judiciary
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, on Sunday said the attempt by the Federal Government to force the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen to resign or be removed was unacceptable.
China will launch an expedition to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on Monday, weeks after Beijing hailed the successful touch down on the far side of the moon.
Determined to ensure peaceful general elections, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammed Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and the Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan will Wednesday lead religious leaders across the nation in a two day conference on role of interfaith communities during the polls.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sustained its intervention in the Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange Market by injecting 210 million dollars into the various segments of the market.
The head of Israel’s security agency warned that a foreign country “intends to intervene’’ in April’s general elections, local media reported on Wednesday.