FCT: Yar’Adua’s daughter forged documents to own Abuja land, minister alleges

October 12, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, Tuesday, told an Abuja High Court that the daughter of former President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua, Zainab, allegedly forged several documents to lay claim ownership of a disputed plot of land in Abuja. The minister averred that there was nothing to show that the former president’s daughter ever applied Read More

Lawyers, CSO, ethnic leaders endorse Aiteo $2.5b law suit against Shell

October 5, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Lawyers, Civil Society Oganisations (CSOs) and Ethnic Leaders among other Nigerians, have expressed outrage over the alleged fraud committed against an indigenous/global oil giant, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company Limited, by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria over Oil Mining Licence 29. They have therefore thrown their weights behind Aiteo’s decision to institute a legal action against Shell Read More

Why Kano board banned movies displaying drug addiction, others – Na Abba Afakallah

September 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this exclusive interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, executive director, Kano State Films and Censorship Board, Ismaila Na Abba Afakalla, reveals the reason the board prohibited the showing or selling of movies displaying kidnappings, drug addiction and other related crimes. According to him, it’s done so that the positive attitude of the youth won’t be affected. Let’s start by knowing some Read More

Reps query FRCN, VON bosses over property sale, lease

September 20, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

An Ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives, has queried Director-General of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria FRCN, Mansur Liman, and his Voice of Nigeria (VON) counterpart, Osita Okechukwu, over the reported sale and lease of government property in parts of the country. Chairman of the committee set up by the House to investigate the status of federal Read More

Rivers: Legal practitioners, residents back Wike on defection

August 19, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

Legal practitioners and residents, in Port Harcourt, have backed governor of Rivers state, Chief Nyesom Wike, in his call for legal action against governors who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking in an interview, a legal practitioner, Barrister Prince Dubon, said that a party could take legal action against any member who defects to another party. He however Read More