Ekweremadu denies being placed on travel ban
Nigerian Senate deputy president Ike Ekweremadu said he was not barred from travelling out of the country by the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) on Recovery of Public Property as speculated across social media platforms. "For clarity and emphasis, the Office wishes to restate that Ekweremadu is not in court with the panel or any…
Shehu Sani knocks police over degrading Ekweremadu assassination attempt
Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has berated the Nigerian Police over a comment made on Tuesday's failed assassination attempt on deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu. Nigeria police Tuesday night said the country’s deputy senate president was a victim of a burglary attempt and not assassination as he claimed. “Preliminary investigation carried out so far did…
EFCC invites Ekweremadu over money laundering
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has invited the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu over alleged money laundering. The Commission is investigating a "conspiracy, abuse of office and money laundering" case in which Ekweremadu's featured prominently. "You are kindly requested to report and interview the undersigned at 5 Fomela street off Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent Wuse…
Striking across the dividing lines
All may not be well with the Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). After surviving series of crises in the build up to the 2015 general elections ...
Pro-democracy group slams fresh forgery suit against senate leaders
A pro-democracy group, Centre for the Advancement of Literacy and Leadership (CALL), has described the forgery suit by the Federal Government against the Senate President ...
Oba Erediauwa: Traditional council bans cooking with fire tomorrow
The Benin Traditional Council (BTC) yesterday announced that as part of the burial rites of the late Oba of Benin, Oba Erediauwa, there would be no cooking with fire in the kingdom tomorrow (Sunday).
Army defends role in pro-Biafra protest
In stout defence of its role in Monday’s protests by pro-Biafra groups, the Nigeria Army declared yesterday that its intervention was to ensure peace, stability and security of lives and property.
Senate blames governors over local council administration
The Senate yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over the indiscriminate dissolution of Local Government Councils and their frequent replacement with caretaker committees by state governors.