Ekweremadu Raises Alarm, Says Assassins Are After Him And His Family

By Akinwale Kasali Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has alleged that assassins are after his life and that of his entire household. The Enugu born politiican told the media that his wife and child escaped assassionation by a whisker on Monday, 5th November, 2018 around 4pm. According to the statement made available to the media by the Special Adviser on Media to Ekweremadu, Mr Uche Anichukwu, said the armed men evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s Apo Legislative Quarters, Abuja residence to gain entry into his house. “The attackers, who could not…

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Jim Iyke Arrested

By Akinwale Kasali Jim Iyke, known for his aggressive and playboy roles in Nollywood has gotten himself in trouble. This is not in a Nollywood flick as many would have thought, but the ex-lover of Ghanaian actress, Nadia Buari was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, for slapping an employee of Dana Air. It was gathered that the actor arrived late for his 12:15pm Abuja flight and the airline’s security personnel tried to help him to meet up with the flight by searching him. According to eye witnesses,  the…

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Ramaphosa Explains Why Nigerians Are Killed In South Africa

The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has explained that Nigerians were not deliberately being targeted to be killed in his country. Ramaphosa gave his view on the troubling issue when he paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. Xenophobic attacks have been going on in South Africa for over a decade with many Nigerians caught in the attacks. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that no fewer than 117 Nigerians have been killed in South Africa since February 2016. Though there have been interventions by the Nigerian Mission…

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Melaye Storms Senate In Style

By Akinwale Kasali After several weeks of absence at the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, attended plenary on Wednesday in a cervical collar and with a walking stick. This was the first time the embattled lawmaker will attend the plenary after over one month of absence. The reason for Melaye’s absence in the senate is not far-fetched, as he had been involved in struggles with men of the Nigeria Police before his arraignment before Abuja and Kogi State courts over alleged gun-running, attempted suicide among…

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Court Orders Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s House

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered an interim forfeiture of two properties linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. The properties of jonathan are at Plot No. 1960, Cadastral Zone A05, Maitama District; and Plot No. 1350, Cadastral Zone A00, both in Abuja. The properties were said to be held in the name of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, which Mrs. Jonathan was said to be one of its “trustees.” The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had, in an ex parte application filed…

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