Court sentences Metuh to seven years in prison
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisah Metuh, and his firm, Destra Investments Limited, have been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Olisa Metuh guilty of all count charge
The Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted former spokesman for the People Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh and found him guilty of all the charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC charged Metuh alongside his company, Destra investment, with seven counts of money laundering and diversion of…
US publication lists Sowore among people to watch in 2020
NJ.com, a digital news content provider and website in New Jersey, United States has listed Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore as one of 20 people to watch in 2020. Based in New Jersey, where Sowore and his family reside, the news outlet, owned by Advance Publications, said the list consist of people are "from all…
Foundation lauds FG on Dasuki’s release
The Sambo Dasuki Foundation has commended the Federal Government for the release of retired Col. Sambo Dasuki the former National Security Advisor (NSA) from detention.
‘Our efforts have boosted investors’ confidence, increased revenue’
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has said that efforts made by the association and its belief in the country’s project...
Sowore, Dasuki were released on compassionate grounds, says Malami
Nigeria's attorney-general and justice minister Abubakar Malami has said the release of a former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki and Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore from detention was because the government had compassion on the duo. “The only reasons for the release of Omoyele Sowore and Sambo Dasuki revolved around our commitment to the rule…
Apologise to Sowore, Dasuki, others over rights abuse, Frank tells Buhari
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to Omoyele Sowore, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) and other detained Nigerians for infringing on their rights.
Gbadamosi denies inciting public against government
Lagos State candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the 2019 gubernatorial election, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has described his recent comments on some national issues as personal opinion.
Sambo Dasuki speaks on rumoured feud with Buhari
Nigeria's former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki has said he has no feud with President Muhammadu Buhari. Dasuki, who was the country's NSA until May 2015, was detained for more than four years by the Nigerian government over allegations of illegal possession of arms and misappropriation of $68 million arms fund. He denied any wrongdoing.…
‘Why Buhari made U-turn, released Dasuki, Sowore’
Belated. Face-saving. These were the words used to capture President Muhammadu Buhari’s release of a former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki and Sahara Reporters Publisher Omoyele Sowore from detention yesterday.
Buhari insists democratic system too slow to curb corruption
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday insisted that the country's democratic system of government was 'too slow' for him prosecute corrupt people. Buhari made the disclosure while giving a remark on his 77th birthday at State House, Abuja. “When I came in uniform, I collected those who were leading (in corruption), took them to Kirikiri…
Buhari's spokesman reacts to Punch editorial
Spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari said The Punch newspaper is free to refer the president by his military rank. "If you decide to call him Major General, he wasn’t dashed the rank, he earned it,” presidential spokesman Femi Adesina tweeted. “So, you are not completely out of order. The fact that you can do so…