Senator Hope Uzodinma has announced his first appointments since his swearing as governor of Imo state. In a statement released by the governor Chief Cosmas Iwu was named as the Secretary to the State government,while Barrister COC Akaolisa becoames the new Attorney General of the state and Commissioner  for Justice Others are Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie […]

Police in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have denied using live ammunition against protesters outraged by the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner. Iranian chief of police said officers had been given orders to show restraint. It could be recalled that protests erupted on Saturday, after Iran admitted firing missiles by mistake at the Ukraine International […]

The Bayelsa Government says it has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the disputed Soku oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa to Rivers. Solicitor General of the state, Preye Agada, led the state’s legal team to file the appeal on behalf of the state Attorney General. Agada said that the […]

The Supreme Court has adjourned till today the hearing of 13 appeals filed in respect of the governorship tussles in six states. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, had abruptly suspended proceedings after indicating that an unnamed member of the seven-man panel was seriously ill. Although all the six other members of the […]

American rapper, Belcalis Marlenis popularly known as Cardi B, has asked Nigerians to pick a Nigerian name for her, following her recent announcement that she would file for a Nigerian citizenship. She had made the announcement in reaction to the killing of a top Iranian General, Qasem Soleimani, by the United States government in an […]

The Iranian parliament has unanimously voted to designate the United States Army and Pentagon as terrorist entities in the wake of the killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani. According to reports, the motion passed at an open parliament session also obliges the government to allocate 200 million euros from the National Development Fund […]

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu has dismissed the claims that President Muhammadu Buhari would be seeking a third term in office. Tinubu said President Buhari would not be interested in extending his tenure in office after 2023, even if it was offered to him. He recalled that the President had […]

An Imo State High Court, sitting in Owerri, the state capital, has issued an interim order restraining the suspended 27 local government areas chairmen and councillors from further invading the councils and from perpetrating any other extrajudicial action connected to it. The order followed an application for an interim order filed by the Attorney General […]

Senator Rochas Okorocha has described himself as a ‘highly misunderstood’ person in Nigeria, owing to the feedback he gets from people who define him from different angles. Okorocha who is representing Imo West Senatorial district said this on Channels Television programme Newsnight. On the rift he had with the National Chairman of the All Progressives […]


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