Delta court imprisons two brothers over conspiracy to commit murder

A Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba has handed down two brothers, Charles Adumekwe and Chika Adumekwe six years imprisonment with hard labour over alleged conspiracy to commit murder. The Judgement is coming following the death of one Osikighe Emmanuel recently at the Delta State University, Abraka. The court presided over by the Delta…

Super Eagles’ Mikel, Ekong meet Buhari, Erdogan in Turkey [PHOTO]

Super Eagles stars William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu met President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan on Thursday. Buhari is in Turkey on an official visit. Troost-Ekong plays his football in Turkey with Bursaspor while Agu, though signed to Portuguese giants Porto, is on loan at the Turkish side. Both Troost-Ekong and Mikel…

What we’ll do against police over Ozubulu killings, Joy Odama’s death – HURIWA

A pro-democracy and Non-Governmental organization, the Human Rights Writers Association, HURIWA, has alleged that the police high command is in the process of sweeping under the carpet, the alleged killing of 19-year-old female student of Cross Rivers State University Miss. Joy Odama by one Alhaji Usman I. Adamu in Abuja. The Rights group also condemned…

Retired civil servant arrested for raping teenage daughter for 3 years

A 52-year-old retired civil servant, Paul Akpederi, has been arrested by officers of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping his 15-year-old only daughter, Rose, for over three years. The Delta State indigene, who lives on Adegbite Street, Ori-Okuta, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, started sexually abusing Rose when she was in…

FG reveals number of citizens who fled Nigeria in 2016

National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons on Thursday said 200,346 Nigerians fled the country in 2016 and were granted refugee status in neighbouring countries. It added that about 36,000 others arrived in Europe by sea. Federal Commissioner, NCFRMI, Sadiya Farouq, at a consultative forum on Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular…

Power generation hits 7000MW – Fashola

The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) has announced that Nigeria’s power generation jerked from 2600MW to 7000MW between 2015 to 2017. Speaking at a book launch in Lagos titled: “Solar electricity generation for off-grid communities in Nigeria” written by the Managing Director of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Engr Oladele Amoda,…

Police after me for refusing to transfer $10m – Ecobank MD, Charles Kie

Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Mr. Charles Kie, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking protection from police harassment. In the suit through his lawyer, Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN), Kie claimed that the police had been stalking him, with the aim of forcing Ecobank to “illegally”…

Vacate our property: LGA issues quit notice to SARS in Rivers

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS has been evicted from their command at the Obio-Akpor International Market, Rukpokwu in Obio-Akpor Local government area of Rivers State. The eviction is contained in a notice signed by the Legal Adviser of Obio-Akpor Local government council, Victor Owhonda Wokem The notice sighted DAILY POST gave them one month to…

Atiku’s partner, Volpi breaks silence on Intels’ face-off with Buhari’s govt

Mr. Gabriele Volpi, majority shareholder of Intels Nigeria Limited, ​co-owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has apologised to the Buhari government and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over the termination of the Pilotage Agency Agreement between his company and NPA. The oil and gas logistics giant operates in Onne, Rivers State, Warri, Delta State…