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Why Supreme Court adjourned ruling on Imo guber poll; Apex Court was misled – Agabi (SAN) (Read Ihedioha’s Counsel’s final written address)

A request by Counsel to Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Kanu Agabi (SAN), for adjournment of ruling on the application filed by Ihedioha asking the Supreme Court to reverse its earlier decision that removed him from office as Governor of Imo State and got Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, …

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Insecurity: War in Aso Villa as NSA, Monguno, battles COS, Abba Kyari over National Security Coordination • Buhari backs Kyari

There is an established cold war and ongoing battle for supremacy in the coordination of Nigeria’s security between the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd) and the Chief of Staff (COS) to the President, Mr. Abba Kyari. In what seems to indicate that Kyari has the upper hand, …

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“Operation Do the Math”: Recuse yourselves from review of Ihedioha’s mandate matter, US Group tells 7 Supreme Court judges

New York, NY A United States of America, US, based Group, Imo Diaspora Coalition for Justice and Democracy (IDCJD) has called on the seven Judges in the January 14, 2020 Supreme Court Judgment of the Imo State governorship case between Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and Senator Hope Uzodinma to recuse themselves …

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Obasanjo, Jonathan, Osinbajo, Lawan, Saraki, others in Uyo for burial of Gov. Emmanuel’s father

By Chijioke Okoronkwo   Uyo, Feb. 15, 2020 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan alongside his wife, Patience, on Saturday attended the funeral service of Elder Emmanuel Nkanang, father of Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom Ibom State. The service was conducted by  the United …

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Supreme Court ruling on Bayelsa guber polls: Flood of congratulatory messages for PDP’s Diri, Atiku leads; We’ll do the needful – INEC; Speaker should be sworn-in – APC

An avalanche of congratulatory messages have been coming the way of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri following the sacking of the candidate of the All Progressives Candidate, APC, David Lyons by the Supreme Court of Nigeria one day …

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South East Governors meet with Inspector General of Police ahead of zonal Security Summit

South East Governors and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu Abubakar  in a closed-door meeting at the Government House, Enugu, ahead of Wednesday’s South East Geo-political Zone Security Summit, holding at The Base Event Centre, Independence Layout, Enugu. Theme of the summit is “Strategic Partnership for Effective …

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Nigeria, Ethiopia sign visa waiver agreement; Buhari assures of defeat of terrorism; Ends state visit

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, declared that his administration is fully determined to combat and defeat all acts of criminality, banditry and terrorism in the country. Speaking at a meeting with the Executive Committee members of the Nigerian Community in Ethiopia (NICE), the President appealed to all …

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Boko Haram: 1,115 children died from acute malnutrition in Borno in 2019 – UNICEF

By: Hamza Suleiman Maiduguri, Feb, 11, 2020 The United Nation Children Fund(UNICEF) on Tuesday said 1,115 children  have died from acute malnutrition in Borno between January and December 2019. UNICEF Nutrition Sector Coordinator, Mr Simon Karanja, disclosed this at the inauguration of the Borno Steering Committee on Food and Nutrition …

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‘Nigeria is like a ship stranded on the high seas, rudderless, with broken navigational aids’ – Bishop Kukah at burial of murdered Seminarian

Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020). 1. We have gathered around the remains of Michael in supplication but also as solemn witnesses to the penetrating darkness that hovers over our country. I …

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Boko Haram: President Buhari condemns ‘cowardly, murderous’ attacks in Maiduguri   

President Buhari has commiserated with families of victims of attacks in Maiduguri, Borno State, assuring them that his administration will continually frustrate the devilish operations of Boko Haram, and bring it to an end. President Buhari, in a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), condemned the …

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ECOWAS mobilising own resources to combat terrorism – Buhari; Meets Canada’s Prime Minister, Trudeau  

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, commended the renewed vigour by ECOWAS member countries to mobilize their own resources to combat terrorism. The President, according to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), spoke at the High Level meeting of the …

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President Buhari inducts combat Helicopters, assures on end of terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the military will be re-professionalized and re-equipped to meet the growing exigencies of security in the country, assuring Nigerians that the promise of ending terrorism would be realised. “We promise to re-professionalise and re-equip the Armed Forces and security agencies to effectively discharge …

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