Politics

Magu Must Face Prosecution, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says after reviewing the reported circumstances surrounding the investigation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, it is only right that he gets prosecuted accordingly. The party said that Magu’s ‘indictment’ reinforces its position that the much-hyped war against corruption by the EFCC, under his watch, has been ...

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Alleged N700m Fraud: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ize-Iyamu Till July 14

The Federal High Court in Benin City has adjourned the trial of the All Progressives Congress candidate in the Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize Iyamu, and four others to July 14. Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu is facing eight counts of money laundering to the tune of N700 million reportedly deployed to prosecute the 2015 Edo State governorship election. Other defendants in ...

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Court Adjourns Ize-Iyamu’s N700m Fraud Suit

A Federal High Court in Benin has adjourned a 700million Naira fraud case against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, 2020, governorship poll in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Mr. Ize-Iyamu and four others were expected to appear in court today on an alleged 8 count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune ...

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Edo Election: I Won’t Support Obaseki – Kassim Afegbua

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kassim Afegbua, says he will not support Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki for the second term in office. He disclosed this on Monday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today in Abuja, the nation’s capital. “At least I am bold enough to come out in the open and say that I will not ...

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Taraba Govt Declares Three-Day Holiday For LG Polls

The Taraba State government has declared Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday as public holidays for the forthcoming local government elections in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Hassan Mijinyawa, announced this in a statement on Monday. He explained that the state governor, Darius Ishaku, approved to enable civil servants in the state to travel to their respective wards ...

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Court Dismisses Oshiomhole’s Appeal Challenging His Suspension

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed a former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, challenging his suspension from the party. A three-man panel of judges presided over by Justice Uchechukwu Onyemenam unanimously dismissed the appeal on Tuesday at the request of the former APC national chairman. Oshiomhole had approached the ...

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