PDP, CSOs Accuse Buhari Of Plot To Remove CJN Onnoghen

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party and other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being the mastermind behind an alleged plot to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. PDP, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), and Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy …

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Crisis Mars APC Rally In Imo

Crisis Mars APC Rally In ImoThe All Progressives Congress (APC) rally held at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Saturday was marred by violence as supporters of two governorship candidates engaged in fisticuffs. It was gathered that the supporters of Hope Uzodinma, the APC governorship candidate and those of his …

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Kashamu Insists On Running, Denies Supporting Adebutu

Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu Buruji Kasamu, the senator representing Ogun East at the National Assembly, has debunked the media reports that he has withdrawn from the Ogun State governorship election scheduled for March 2, 2019. Kashamu made the clarification on Saturday while addressing newsmen in Lagos, adding that the statement attributed …

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Police: We Didn't Arrest Photojournalist For Sporting Dreadlocks

The Lagos State Police Command has said its anti-cultism division did not arrest Yinka Badmus, a photojournalist, for sporting dreadlocks. Chike Oti, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), said this in a statement received by SaharaReporters on Saturday. It had been earlier reported that Badmus was arrested by some police …

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150 SANS Volunteer To Represent CJN Onnoghen In Court

Walter Onnoghen and Buhari Walter Onnoghen and Buhari At least 150 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) have signalled interest to appear before the Justice Danladi Yakubu-led Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday in defence of Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), in connection with allegations slammed against him. …

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MASSOB: Our Members Will Not Boycott 2019 Elections

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) says its members will participate in the general election. This formed part of the resolutions after the group’s National Executive Council meeting in Enugu on Friday. A communiqué issued by its spokesperson, Samuel Edeson, after the meeting noted …

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Talk By Falz: A Review

“Music is the weapon of the future”- Fela Anikulapo Kuti  Music has been one of the archives where humanity stores what is happening to her at a particular period. Going through songs that were recorded several years ago, one finds that particular songs refer to events that were ongoing at …

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Police Deny Conniving With Thugs To Attack Saraki In Kwara

The Nigeria Police Force has denied the claim by Senate President Bukola Saraki, that its officers connived with thugs to attack him and members of his family in Kwara State. A statement by Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the Force, on Friday night was in response to an earlier claim by …

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INEC: Collection Of PVCs To End February 8

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set February 8, 2019, as the deadline for collection of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). This was disclosed in a press statement by Festus Okoye of INEC’s Information and Voter Education Committee, on Friday. He urged eligible voters who are yet to pick up …

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Complete: History of Afikpo

(Afikpo in Retrospect) By Gabriel Mbey [Excerpts from a pre-publication copy, presented here with EbonyiOnline.com editorial changes]The geographical entity known as Ehugbo (Afikpo) is situated in the southern part of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. It is bounded to the north by the town of Akpoha in Amoha Local Government Area, to …

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JUST IN: NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire In Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management …

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Dickson, Sylva Exchange Verbal Jabs In Bayelsa

The political strife between Timipre Sylva, erstwhile Governor of Bayelsa State and Seriake Dickson, the incumbent Governor of the state, has taken a new dimension with the duo renewing their frequent resorting to name-calling. While Sylva accused Dickson of plotting fake negative news reports to discredit Abba Kyari, Nigeria’s Chief …

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