Senate lists Buhari’s alleged human rights violations, assault on constitution
The Senate has scheduled for debate and investigation allegations of human rights and constitutional violations by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Concerns over manner of transition, credible poll next year
Maintaining the fidelity of voters’ verdict has become a crucial concern about the 2019 election. In the absence of a body to commit politicians, especially Presidential aspirants to codes of behaviour before...
DSS releases Enyinnaya Abaribe
The senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Enyinnaya Abaribe, was yesterday released by the Department of State Services (DSS). His lawyers and associates were immediately at the DSS headquarters in Abuja processing the paperwork for his release. Abaribe was arrested few days ago by the DSS and had since been under detention for undisclosed reasons…
IPOB says linking group with Abaribe will not cover fraud allegation against government
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that attempting to use the issue of agitation for Biafra to deflect attention away from the real motive behind the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe is a ploy that will not go well with the public.
DSS arrests Senator Abaribe, conducts search on his residence
The Senator representing Abia South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, was reportedly arrested yesterday by DSS personnel at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, where he went to attend a function.
Court adjourns till June 26 for Abaribe, others to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High court, Abuja, has adjourned till June 26 to allow Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and two others to produce the acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB}, Nnamdi Kanu in court or risk jail terms. Abaribe had stood as a surety as part of the bail…
Weekly political notes
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, ordered the defence counsel to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court on March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts.
Uproar as Senate debates 2018 budget proposal
Debate on the general principles of the 2018 budget proposal began on a heated note at the Senate yesterday, with some members describing the fiscal document as “unrealistic, ” “fictional” and “imaginary.
Kanu: Senators urge restraint, respect for human rights
Enyinnaya Abaribe regretted that the operation was coming at a time the caucus had engaged the IPOB leadership extracted firm commitment from them to make their agitations non-violent.
Senators, Ohanaeze decry South East’s exclusion from rail projects
President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo in a statement said there was no justification in excluding the region from the plan.