#Edo2020: Wike’ll lead PDP to victory – Atiku

Onyekachi Eze, Abuja   Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said the choice of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State Governorship Election National Campaign Council is well deserved. Atiku is a member of the 77-man campaign council, which has governor of his home state, Adamawa,…

Police arrest NUJ Chairman

    The Ebonyi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists was in the early hours of Saturday thrown into confusion as its Chairman, Comrade Tony Nwizi, was arrested by operatives from the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in Abuja, purportedly on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The number one…

JUST IN: Umahi tests positive for COVID-19

  Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has tested positive for coronavirus. The governor broke the news in a statement he personally signed on Saturday. The statement said the result of the test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) came back positive. Some aides of Umahi also tested positive. The governor has…

European bishops call for EU support of persecuted Christians in Nigeria

  The President of the European Bishops’ Commission has promised persecuted Christians in Nigeria that he will advocate for increased support from the European Union. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, who leads the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), wrote a letter to the Nigerian bishops stating that the commission will advocate for…

Hushpuppi faces 20-year sentence in US prison

  The United States Department for Justice has said Ramon Olorunwa Abbas aka Hushpuppi, is facing a 20-year maximum sentence in prison. Hushpuppi and his friend Olakekan Jacob known as Woodberry were extradited to the United States after they were apprehended by the Dubai Police. He is facing criminal charges for conspiracy to launder hundreds of millions…