‘Unknown Persons’ Stole My Academic Certificates, Tinubu Tells INEC

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that his academic certificates were stolen by unknown persons while he was on self exile. Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor, was one of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) Chieftains who fled the country under the regime of the late General Sani Abacha. Abacha had clamped down on academics, activists and other technocrats opposed to his regime. In his sworn affidavit in support of his nomination form for the office…

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UK University Suspends Senator Ekweremadu As Visiting Lecturer Amid Organ Harvesting Trial.

The University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, has suspended embattled former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, whom it recently appointed as a visiting professor, Corporate and International Linkages. This comes amid charges against Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice Nwanneka for allegedly conspiring to traffic a child to the European country for organ harvesting. The alleged victim, one Ukpo Nwamini David was said to have been trafficked from Nigeria and entered the UK with the passport of a 41-year-old man. The London Mail yesterday quoted the university’s spokesperson as saying that Ekweremadu’s…

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Roads Deserted, Shops Closed, As Gunmen & Soldiers Engage in Heavy Shootout in Ukpor

Some major roads are currently deserted while many shops have been closed up, as heavy gunshots currently badger in Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to a source in the area, the gunshots have been ongoing since morning, while the residents of the community are currently in detained in their homes amidst fear and tension. The source also revealed that the gunshots are oozing from the scenes of an ongoing clash between suspected gunmen and soldiers who engaged them in shootout.   Read Also : Peter…

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GEJ Returns To Bamako With ECOWAS Mediation Team For Consultations

Back in Bamako with members of the ECOWAS mediation team for consultations with the Transition authorities, we held functional talks with President of the Transition H.E. Col. Assimi Goita and other senior government officials. The team noted the actions taken towards a viable transition timetable and the promise of the Malian authorities to remain committed to the efforts for the restoration of constitutional order in the country and the sub-region. We also conveyed our deepest condolences directly to the Government and people of Mali on the recent killing of scores…

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Golden Eaglets beat Burkina Faso 2-1 to win WAFU Cup (video)

Nigeria’s under 17 men’s national football team were victorious against the Junior Etalons of Burkina Faso. Golden Eaglets recorded a 2-1 victory against Burkina Faso. The final was played between the two west African rivals on Friday, June 24, 2022 at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana. The two goals were scored by Abubakar Abdullahi Idris. Congratulations to the Eaglets.. Watch video below.. VIDEO: Abubakar Abdullahi Idris heads in the first goal in Nigeria's 2-1 win over Burkina Faso in the #WAFUBU17 final. pic.twitter.com/ihz7G5BldP — Nigeria Football (@NGfooty) June 24,…

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2023: Lawan, Akpabio, Umahi Missing As INEC Releases List Of Senatorial Candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the list and particulars of candidates vying for various positions at the federal level in the 2023 general elections. Conspicuously missing were the names of Senate President Ahmad Lawan, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi. The trio had contested the presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress but may have been hoping to reclaim the APC senatorial seats after failing to win the top seat.   Read Also : Govt Shares $322.5m Abacha Loot To…

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Govt Shares $322.5m Abacha Loot To 1.9m Nigerians – FG

The Federal Government has disbursed the entire $322.5 million Abacha loot of 2017 to 1.9 million poor and vulnerable Nigerians. Before making the disbursement, the money accrued an interest of $11 million where it was deposited. Mr. David Ugolor, Executive Director of ANEEJ, an independent monitor providing independent report on the use of the funds, made this disclosure in Abuja yesterday. Mr. Ugolor told reporters that “the Abacha loot is exhausted. An interest of $11 million was accrued in the money where it was saved and it was disbursed to…

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Breaking News: US Supreme Court overturns abortion rights

The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion in the country in 1973. The court’s ruling gives individual states the power to set their own abortion laws without concern of running afoul of Roe, which for nearly half a century had permitted abortions during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. The Supreme court has ruled that there is no constitutional right to abortion in the US.   Read Also : Ike Ekweremadu, Wife remanded as new date of…

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BREAKING: Lawan loses as INEC confirms Machina’s senatorial candidacy Kindly share this story:

The Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed Bashir Machina as the Yobe North Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress. The Independent National Electoral Commission has disassociated itself from the purported primary election which allegedly produced Ahmad Lawan as the APC senatorial candidate for Yobe North and recognised only the 28 May primary poll that produced Bashir Sheriff Machina as the duly elected APC candidate for the district.   Read Also : Peter Obi commiserate with the Ekweremadu’s, prays for Justice.   The position of the Electoral Umpire was contained…

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Peter Obi commiserate with the Ekweremadu’s, prays for Justice

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi says he and his family are praying for Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his family over their travails. Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, were arrested by the London Metropolitan police over links to organ harvesting. They are being charged for allegedly conspiring to bring a child to the UK for organ harvesting. Hours after the news broke, Obi took to his Twitter handle to show his support for the Enugu lawmaker but called for justice.   Read Also : ADC Nominates…

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