Author Archives: Segun Adeosun

Jonathan’s Cousin Abducted with Uncle Found Dead

Samuel Oki, the cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s who was abducted alongside the former leader’s uncle and foster father, Inegite Jonathan, was on Friday found dead by fishermen in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. The decomposing body of the 35-years was found floating on Otuoke river, two days after the abduction. This has kept the villagers

Court Orders Seizure of Tompolo’s Properties

The coast is now clear for the Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC to seize the properties of resistant Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, as a Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday granted it’s requested to confiscate the properties belonging to the former Niger Delta militant leader. Justice Ibrahim Buba ruled that the anti-graft agency

Gunmen Seize Jonathan’s Foster Father

Unknown gunmen have abducted Inengite Nitabai, the foster father of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The 72-year-old was abducted in the early hours of Wednesday in his residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Nitabai was said to have been whisked away by seven heavily armed men. The septuagenarian was also kidnapped about

Bulletproof Cars: Why Court Dismissed Odua’s Suit To Stop Trial

  Justice Okon Abang, of a Federal High Court in Lagos, has identified want of jurisdiction as the reason for dismissing the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Stella Oduah, the former minister of aviation against the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, EFCC, ICPC and the Inspector General of Police. In addition to the

Why Government Sacked NTA, FRCN, VON, NOA, NBC,NAN Chiefs

Lai Mohammed, the minister of Information and Culture has announced the sack of chief executives of Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Voice of Nigeria, VON, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC and the National Orientation Agency, NOA. Mohammed announced this on Monday during a meeting with the

Dabiri-Erewa Appointed SSA Foreign Affairs

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as his senior special assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora. Dabiri-Erewa was a former chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs and the House Committee on Media and Publicity. Before venturing into politics, Dabiri-Erewa worked with the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, for fifteen years, anchoring the

Kogi Gets Deputy Governor

Simeon Achuba, a former deputy speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, has been appointed as the deputy governor of Kogi State. His appointment came after he was confirmed by the State House of Assembly on Wednesday. Achuba replaces James Faleke who refused to be sworn into the position on January 27 when the governor,

Why NCAA Suspended Bristow Helicopters

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA has issued and indefinite suspension of the operation of Sikorsky S-76C++ a type of helicopter used by Bristow Helicopters Limited. The decision according to Muktar Usman, director general, NCAA, is as a result of the successive mishaps of Bristow Helicopters in the country. A helicopter of the same type

Fresh Attack Kills 13 in Chibok

No less than 13 people have been killed after three suicide bombers struck in Chibok, Borno State on Wednesday. Chibok, a remote town, where Boko Haram had kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls, was already packed with traders from surrounding village for the weekly market when the blast occurred. Dazzban Buba, a volunteer health worker, said

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