Chief Victor Umeh, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), believes that the recent appointment of Prof. Attahiru Jega as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), does not call for celebration. He said Jega’s touted integrity, notwithstanding the fact that the appointment was made by the President and […]


If you are a Nigerian businessman or politician and you have more than £100,000 in an overseas bank account, be afraid; be very afraid, because you can lose it all in a jiffy. A former military Governor (names withheld) and a serving politician have already lost about N11 billion to this new face of fraud […]

Nigerian Jailed For Stealing World Cup Tickets

A Nigerian has been sentenced to three years in prison by a World Cup-dedicated court in South Africa for allegedly being in unlawful possession of 30 match tickets. The police told Associated Press that the man, Kunle Benjamin was sentenced on Wednesday after he “could not give a satisfactory explanation” why he had the tickets […]

Swiss Court Convicts Abacha’s Son

A court in Geneva, Switzerland yesterday convicted Abba Abacha, one of the sons of late military head of state, General Sani Abacha, to two years imprisonment for belonging to a criminal organisation in the country. Abba, who was given a suspended sentence, was not present at the sentencing and his plea for acquittal was dismissed, […]

PDP Bans Nnamani’s Reform Group

The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party yesterday in Abuja nailed the coffin on the Senator Ken Nnamani-led PDP Reform Group by imposing an immediate ban on the group and its activities. By another resolution reached at the meeting, former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha was readmitted into the party, five years […]


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