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Students attack teacher after getting high in Delta state

Some students of Zappa Secondary School in Asaba, Delta State’s capital have been arrested for attacking their teacher just after completing their first term examination.    The students reportedly took hard drugs before launching the attack against their teacher while on his way home on Friday December 6.      Policemen from ‘A’ Division Police Station arrested some pupils […]

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Orji Uzor Kalu will receive full salaries, allowances in prison – Senate

The Nigerian senate has disclosed that its Chief Whip and convicted former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu will received his full salaries and allowances in prison until the Supreme Court backs the judgement issued by the Federal High Court days ago.    Nigerian Senate’s spokesperson, Godiya Akwashiki told Premium Times that though the Senator representing […]

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Russia banned from all international sports activities for the next four years

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have issued Russia with a four-year ban from international sporting competition over doping failures.   This means the country will not be able to compete at the 2020 Olympics, the Winter Games and World Cup in 2022.   The World Anti-Doping Agency’s board made the announcement after they convened on […]

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BREAKING: Civil Societies Give FG 14-Days Ultimatum Over Sowore

A coalition of over 200 civil rights organizations on Monday issued a 14-day ultimatum within which President Muhammadu Buhari should show commitment to the rule of law face or face mass action and civil disobedience. They, therefore, demanded, among others, the release the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore and others being held without justification. According to […]

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GEJ tackles Buhari, says Nigerian owes only $10bn debt in 2015. See the new figure

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has taken a break off his peace tour across the world to tackle President Muhammadu Buhari’s government over statements made by one of Buhari’s aides concerning Nigeria’s wellbeing during the past government. Last night, he took to his Twitter handle to retweet a post made by his Media Aide, Reno […]

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168 Nigerians deported from Libya

168 Nigerians deported from Libya were on Friday December 6, received by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).    The returnees which includes 38 adult females, five female children,109 adult males, six male children and 10 infants arrived Nigeria at about 5: 42am on an Al Buraq airline flight after a 12 hour delay. They were reportedly received at the Murtala […]

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DSS allegedly tries rearresting Omoyele Sowore in court room today.. (photos)

The Federal High Court got quite chaotic today December 6, as operatives of the Department of State Services allegedly tried rearresting #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore and co-defendant Olawale Bakare.      The Secret Police officials who allegedly tried rearresting the two men who were only released last night, allegedly brutalised a journalist with a popular television station.    […]

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‘Justice slowly becoming a thing of the past in our dear country’ – Davido reacts as DSS allegedly attempts to re-arrest Sowore in court

Davido has condemned the alleged move by the operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) to rearrest #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore co-defendant Olawale Bakare in the courtroom today   Reacting to a video of Sowore being held down in court following reports that the DSS operatives are allegedly refusing to allow him and his lawyers make their way […]

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Omoyele Sowore’s release is a big relief – Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has hailed the release of Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services on Thursday evening.     The lawmaker described the 48-year-old’s release in compliance with the order of the Federal High Court, Abuja, after more than four months in detention, as a big relief for the entire country and […]

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We lack the power to prosecute electoral offenders — INEC

The Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it lacks the capacity to prosecute electoral offenders.    INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu who spoke during a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Abuja on Tuesday December 3, said they’ve worked closely with the police even though there is no timeframe for the prosecution of electoral offenders.  […]

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