Friday, 04 December, 2020

Category: National News


Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s request for more time to produce a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face her money laundering charges. Read more…


The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has queried the police legal officer over a suit filed by the police at the federal high court on the legality of judicial panels of inquiry on police brutality set up by various state Read more…


Nineteen months after assaulting a nursing mother, Senator Elisha Abbo, has again been caught on video slapping a young man repeatedly in his hometown in Adamawa State. Abbo, representing the Adamawa North Senatorial District, was seen assaulting a young man Read more…


Students and educators at five schools of nursing in Delta State have protested against the proposed strike by the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives. The schools include School of Nursing, Agbor; School of Midwifery, Sapele; School of Midwifery, Read more…


Heavy gunshots on Thursday rocked the old parade ground in Abuja, venue of the national convention of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). NANS, the umbrella body of students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, is currently holding a convention Read more…


A top delegation of the Cameroonian Armed Forces on Thursday visited the Borno State Government House, Maiduguri, and met with the state governor, Prof Babagana Zulum, over Saturday’s gruesome massacre of at least 70 rice farmers in Zabarmari community. This Read more…


The EndSARS protest, which gripped the country for about two weeks in October, resumed in Lagos State on Thursday with protesters marching by Tejuosho Road in the Yaba area of the state. SaharaReporters gathered that old women and some young Read more…


The ongoing three-day national convention of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) was on Thursday disrupted by violence. About 20 members of the association, who gathered at the old parade ground in Abuja for the convention, sustained wounds from Read more…


A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who was arrested in Niger Republic on Tuesday has now landed in Nigeria. Maina, who is facing a 12-count money laundering charge levelled against him by the Economic Read more…


Yinka Odumakin, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, has asked the security agency to consult a better lawyer and stop embarrassing itself. Odumakin was reacting to a suit filed by the Nigerian police to stop the Read more…