The police watched, acted funny while hoodlums attacked us — Rivers Speaker
The Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Otelemaba Amachree spoke to reporters shortly after the mayhem at the Assembly on Tuesday, saying the conduct of the police while the House burnt was less than professional. Even up to the time you were spirited out of the Assembly, Evans Bipi still said he is the […]
Gunshots, teargas reported around Rivers Government House as Assembly is shut
The crisis in Rivers continues.
Bloodshed at Rivers Assembly as Jonathan, Amaechi Row Peaks In Violent Clash
The political feud between President Goodluck Jonathan and Rivers state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, spilled into a deadly clash Tuesday on the grounds of the Rivers state House of Assembly, between state lawmakers with ties to both sides, leaving at least four members injured. Lawmakers known to back either the president or the governor clashed physically, […]
More Shocking Video of the Bloody Rivers Assembly Mayhem
Below is an even more shocking video of Tuesday’s thuggish attacks at the Rivers State House of Assembly, as reported by Channels Television. Watch video on mobile here Read our earlier story below. Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State today personally foiled an attempt to impeach the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, news […]
N5.2bn Aviation fraud: Court to decide ex-minister Borishade’s bail situation on Wednesday
Mr. Borishade is accused of fraud while he was Aviation Minister.
Senators rise en masse against single term for president, governors
The Senators were divided on immunity for chief president, governors, others.
ASUU crisis worsens as lecturers walk out of meeting with lawmakers, ministers
ASUP said it will convene a meeting of polytechnic lecturers very soon.
NEW VIDEO: Rivers Lawmakers Beat Up One Another With Assembly Mace
Read our earlier story below Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State today personally foiled an attempt to impeach the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, news website, SaharaReporters is reporting. The speaker, Otelemaba Amachree, had convened a session of the legislature in order to amend certain portions of the Rivers State budget. The session […]
Mark expresses worry over unfavourable banking interest rates
As CIBN proposes amendment to the Act establishing the Institute.
Tribune journalist survives ghastly accident in Borno
The journalist was travelling to Ibadan for an editorial meeting.
No power under the sun will stop APC registration, says Akande
INEC officials inspect association’s national secretariat in Abuja.
Boni Haruna returns to PDP, says APC cannot defeat Jonathan
Boni Haruna was an ACN leader in Adamawa.
Babalakin in ‘crutches’ as judge adjourns ruling on ‘no case submission’ till Sept. 23
Mr. Babalakin could not appear before the judge.
Groups unite to counter lawmakers’ moves to scrap state electoral commissions
They lamented one-party dominance and lack of internal democracy in political parties.
Rival APC accuses Jega of plotting to derail Nigeria’s democracy
Association says INEC has been hobnobbing with the merger parties.
U.S. group seeks highest terror classification for Boko Haram
The US is yet to designate Boko Haram a terrorist group.
Chaos In Rivers Assembly As “Five Lawmakers” Attempt To Impeach Speaker
Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State today personally foiled an attempt to impeach the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, news website, SaharaReporters is reporting. The speaker, Otelemaba Amachree, had convened a session of the legislature in order to amend certain portions of the Rivers State budget. The session followed a prolonged crisis in […]
INEC Names New Secretary
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the appointment of Augusta Chinwe Ogakwu as the new Secretary to the Commission. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Kayode Idowu, said her appointment was approved at the meeting of the Commission in Abuja on Thursday (today). She succeeds Abdullahi A. Kaugama, […]
Update: Why Abuja judge sentenced four Boko Haram members to life imprisonment
The convicts were found guilty of masterminding bomb attacks in Niger and Nasarawa.
Nine killed in fresh communal clash in Benue – Police
Several houses were also razed during the attack.
Experts say living standard in Nigeria has not improved
Insecurity and poor electricity were mentioned as major challenges.
Nigerians score Jonathan low on anti-corruption-Transparency International
The report showed that corruption was a major issue globally.
Defence Headquarters sends fact-finding team to Yobe over killing of students
The team is led by a Major General.
Ramadan: DANA announces special treatment for Muslim passengers
Muslims worldwide begin Ramadan on Wednesday.