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Police Detain Abia LP Ward Chairman, Nwachukwu Over Attack On Neighboring Community

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Police Detain Abia LP Ward Chairman, Nwachukwu Over Attack On Neighboring Community

A Labour Party ward chairman in Ibeku West, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, Mr Michael Nwachukwu has been detained at the Central Police Station (CPS) Umuahia, the state capital over his alleged involvement in the destruction of houses and car, as well as use of dangerous weapons on some women at Umuhu Ajata in the local...

Mayor Of Umuahia North, Abia CP Inspect Major Shanties Serving As Criminal Hideouts (Photos)

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Mayor Of Umuahia North, Abia CP Inspect Major Shanties Serving As Criminal Hideouts (Photos)

The Mayor of Umuahia North LGA of Abia State, Hon. High -Chief Victor Ikeji (Kpakpando- Umuahia) along with the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Kene Onwumelie on Monday embarked on inspection tour of the hitherto bicycle repair workshop behind Okigwe park in Umuahia. They also inspected the 'former' Ohuhu motor park which is now a shanty and den...

Betta Edu Threatens Legal Action Against BBC Over Alleged Defamation, Demands $50m

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Social Register: FG Unveils Plans For Families Of Injured, Fallen Soldiers

The suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, has threatened to file a lawsuit against the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for allegedly defaming her personality. Edu disclosed this in a letter sent to BBC Abuja and London offices by her counsel, Chikaosolu Ojukwu (SAN). According to the letter, the suspended minister claimed that BBC reported that N30...

Two Persons Plunge Into Lagos Lagoon After Ghastly Accident At Third Mainland Bridge

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Search and rescue operations are ongoing on the Third Mainland Bridge after two persons plunged into the Lagos lagoon following an accident involving a commercial vehicle. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. on Wednesday when the brake of the vehicle failed. Emergency management officials said marine police are leading the search operation for two adults involved in the accident. Other passengers have...

Ganduje, Wife, Son, Others To Appear In Kano Court Over Dollar Bribery April 17

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KANO: Trouble For Ganduje As Anti-Graft Agency Confirms 2018 Dollar Videos, Summons Ex-Gov

A Kano High Court has fixed April 17, 2024, as the date to arraign the immediate past Governor of the state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his wife, and six others. The accused persons will be arraigned on eight-count charges concerning dollar bribery allegation, diversion and misappropriation of funds that include alleged $413,000 and N1.38bn bribery, among others. In the writ of summon...

Emefiele Arrives Lagos Office To Face Trial Over Abuse Of Office

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The embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has arrived at the Ikeja State High Court in Lagos for his arraignment over alleged abuse of office and allocation of billions of dollars. Emefiele, alongside his co-defendant, one Henry Isioma Omole, will be arraigned on fresh 26 counts before Justice Rahman Oshodi this morning. In the charge marked ID/23787c/2024 and...

FG To Unveil National ID Card With Payment Features

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The Federal Government, through the National Identity Management Commission, will unveil an enhanced National Identity card layered with payment capabilities and social service features. This new card, developed in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigeria Inter-bank Settlement System, will be powered by AfriGO, a national domestic card scheme. The Head of Corporate Communications of NIMC, Kayode Adegoke,...

Abia Assembly Entertains Petition Against PG Okon Ohafia Devt Union Ume, Accusing Him Of Vandalism

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Abia Assembly Entertains Petition Against PG Okon-Aku Devt Union Ume, Accusing Him Of Vandalism

Abia State House of Assembly has entertained a petition brought before it by the member representing Ohafia South State Constituency, Chief Kalu Mba Nwoke titled "the nefarious acts of Mr Nmecha Ume, the President General of Okon - Aku Development Union in vandalizing machinery at the Eastern Region Estate Investment Palm Settlement, Okon - Aku Ohafia." Chief Mba Nwoke in...

Police Escort On Duty Slumps, Dies Aboard Abuja-Kaduna Train

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Abuja-Kaduna Train Services Set To Return November - FG

A police escort attached to the Abuja-Kaduna train route reportedly died aboard the train while conveying passengers from Kaduna to Abuja on Thursday. A source privy to the incident disclosed that the officer allegedly complained about chest pain before succumbing. The source revealed that before a passenger, identified as a doctor, could attend to him to manage the situation, the police...

Naira Mutilation: I’m Guilty, Bobrisky Pleads

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Popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, a.k.a. ‘Bobrisky’ on Friday pleaded guilty to a four-count charge of abuse of the naira and money laundering preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at a Lagos court. Bobrisky arrived at the Federal High Court in Lagos around 11:50 a.m. for his arraignment on charges of money laundering and abuse of...

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