A group of Niger Delta agitators have asked multinational oil companies out of Akwa Ibom State or risk being attacked.The group, under the aegis of Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, said its decision was based on dissatisfaction with the companies over their neglect of riverine communities in Akwa Ibom.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday refused to answer a question on bribery allegations against the Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Niger, Prof. Sam Egwu, said on Monday that the commission was committed to conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019.
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Timi Frank, has given Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, seven days to resign over alleged flagrant violation of the Constitution and the Public Procurement Act in the approval of N5.8billion as intervention funds for the North East in 2017.
A broadcast and investigative journalist, Mr Babatunde Bamigboye, has accused some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) of allegedly attempting to kill him.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the alleged harassment of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security agents.
Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said those accusing his principal and members of his family of plotting to continue their control of the state beyond 2019 were not being objective in their position.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Paris, France, called for stringent actions against perpetrators of illicit financial flows.He warned that continuous impunity will encourage more pilfering of countries’ resources to the detriment of poor and vulnerable populace.
Boko Haram terrorists
Barely 24 hours after the Boko Haram sect released new video claiming attack on military base in Kumshe and Gulumba areas of Borno State, another village Baleh Shuwari less than 500m from Giwa Barracks is said to be currently under attack by the insurgents.
Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has threatened to reveal e-mails he received from Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.