Troops last night rescued Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) Dapchi, Yobe State, pupils who were reportedly kidnapped by Boko Haram. The school was attacked on Monday night by the terrorists, who took away some of the girls. The state government put the figure of the girls that were missing at 50. A statement last night by
Ten senators are facing sanctions over their stand on the amendment of the Electoral Act. They may be suspended. The controversial amendment reordered the sequence of elections. It placed the Senate and the House of Representatives elections first, followed by governorship and House of Assembly elections and the presidential election last.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned to February 28 for three sureties to leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, including Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, to either produce him in court or show cause why each of them should not forfeit his N100 million bail bond. The court had at the last proceedings on
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that all looted assets recovered would be sold and the proceeds deposited in the treasury. The President told members of Daura Emirate coalition who paid him a condolence visit at his country home, Daura, Katsina State, that many suspected looters of government resources had been denying ownership
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday unveiled the strategies by the Federal Government in tackling the herdsmen/ farmers clashes in Benue, Taraba and other states. According to statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity Laolu Akande, the government has been deploying mobile police forces, army and Air Force to
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai was at the centre of a controversy yesterday. Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi accused him of personally supervising the demolition of his property used as the secretariat of a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna. The APC’s “Restoration” group promoted by the senator last Thursday queried El-
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led states in the South South yesterday reiterated their resolve to work in unity to ensure the party forms the Federal Government in 2019. Leaders of the party in the zone and their governors took this stand at a zonal Executive Council meeting at the Brick House in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. They