The Shi’te Muslims took to the street of Abuja at the early hour of Thursday, September 22, 2016 in protest demanding for the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky. What appeared to be a peaceful protest from the onset took a different turn when the Police opened fire on the protesters using rubber bullets […]
Police in their numbers barricaded the road linking the Unity Fountain roundabout to the Presidential Villa disrupting the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) protest today. What was meant to be a peaceful rally demanding for the release of Chibok girls abducted over 2 years ago by Boko Haram, took a new twist when an anti-BBOG […]
About a hundred police officers on Tuesday stormed the Unity Fountain, Abuja, where the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement converge, to stop them from embarking on their usual protest to Aso Rock. After a recent video of Chibok schoolgirls was released by Boko Haram, BBOG announced its decision to be marching to the villa […]
#BringBackOurGirls Statement Mr. President: The Time to Decide and Act is NOW! We begin with an acknowledgement of our soldiers, the Multi National Joint Task Force and the Civilian JTF. The bravery and resilience of these gallant men, at the front lines, has led to the return of thousands of our citizens who hitherto […]
The attention of the Nigerian Air Force has been drawn to the latest video released online by the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) group alleging the killing of some of the abducted Chibok school girls by Nigerian Air Force fighter jets. It is pertinent to state that the video is not only a ruse but another […]
A faction of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday debunked claims its leader Nnamdi Kanu was connected to the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, and it’s decision to tip Kanu’s release as part of negotiation conditions with the federal government. Kanu who intimated the public through his […]
Justice Ademola Adeniyi of the Federal High court sitting in Abuja has adjourn the matter of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki to September 13,14 and 15 on ruling of Masked witnesses testifying in court. Dasuki is standing trial on alleged misappropriation of funds and unlawful possession of fire arms. The prosecuting counsel, Oladipo […]
The lead counsel to Nnamdi Kanu, Chuks Muoma (SAN), has threatened to withdraw from his trial. Muoma told the presiding justice, James Tsoho, of the federal high court in Abuja, today, that his representation for Kanu would be conditional following the “extraction” of one his clients by another lawyer. Benjamin Madubugwu, second defendant, who is […]
The Federal Government, on Tuesday, gave reasons why the detained leader of the Shi’ite Islamic sect, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, would not be released from detention. It told the court that Zakzaky was on December 14, 2015, taken into protective custody by the Department of State Services, DSS, following an intelligence report that he was going […]
The trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Olisa Metuh, for allegations of corruption and money laundering was on Tuesday stalled at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja due to the inability of Metuh to appear in court and face the charges.
Embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOP) Nnamdi Kanu today blamed the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari of influencing judges for his continued detention since last October. Mr. Kanu who spoke through his counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor in Abuja, said the President’s pronouncement is influencing judicial decision. Kanu’s counsel said: “After Kanu was granted bail […]
The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the appeal filed by Chief Olisah Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party against the continuation of his trial by the Federal High Court, Abuja. In the appeal, Metuh is asking the Court of Appeal to set aside the ruling of Justice Okon Abang of […]
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Tuesday, April 25, ruled against the application of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu seeking to stop trial. Nnamdi Kanu is standing alongside Benjamin Maudubugwu and David Nwawuisi for alleged treason before Justice James Tsoho. Counsel to the defendant, […]
The Court of Appeal Abuja, today made it clear to People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh that it would issue any motion to stop the proceedings pending its hearing at the Federal High court. ‘It is not the practise of the court of appeal to stop proceedings of a lower court while its hearing is […]
For the third time, former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Sambo Dasuki lost Tuesday in a bid to stop his trial. Dasuki is involved in three different charges before three courts. He is charged with some others in alleged money laundering charges before Justices Hussein Baba Yusuf and Peter Affen of the High Court of […]
A former Director of Finance and Account of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Aliyu Yishau (rtd), told a Federal High Court yesterday in Abuja that he personally handed dollars equivalent of N558.2million monthly to the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. When asked yesterday whether he knew if […]
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered Olisa Metuh to open his defence and call his witness, if he has any in the corruption case filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This was after the Judge dismissed three applications filed by lawyers to Metuh to […]
An Abuja High Court has ordered the Federal Government to allow former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), access to his lawyer during working hours to enable him defend himself in the charges brought against him by the government. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf gave the order following the application by Dasuki’s lead counsel, Joesph Daudu […]
National Publicity Secretary of the people’s Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh filed a two motion application dated 22 March 2016 at his trial at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. In the first motion, he prayed that the Presiding Judge, Justice Abang, recuse himself from presiding on his matter. The second motion prayed the court […]
The former Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Air Commodore Salisu Abdullahi Yushau, retd, on Thursday, revealed before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, that all past Air Chief Marshals, monthly diverted N558.2million from funds meant for the payment of salaries of Nigerian Air Force officials. Yushau made […]
The prosecutor’s first witness was brought today at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on the trial of former Chief of Defense staff, Alex Badeh. Counsel to the defendant, Samuel Zibiri told the court he had earlier applied to challenge the jurisdiction of the court in entertaining the charges filed against the first defendant. […]
Governor Rochas Okorocha’s speech on the importance of developing human capital in Nigeria, was disrupted by supposed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the United Kingdom. Okorocha was invited by Chatham House, to speak on his free education programme from primary to University level and other human capital development initiatives by his […]
Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stay further proceeding on his trial. Kanu and two other pro-Biafra supporters who are facing trial with him- Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi- urged trial Justice John Tsoho to hands-off their case and await the outcome of an appeal they have lodged before the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal. Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/03/breaking-biafra-kanu-others-ask-court-to-stop-trial/
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