As Atiku, Fani-Kayode, Saraki bomb Police over assault, SERAP lists limits of their powers

By Nwafor Sunday Police officers have received backlash from eminent Nigerians, following the nationwide protests that rocked the nation yesterday. Some officers have been accused of brutish assault and manhandling of protesters who stormed the streets seeking for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in the country. First, the presidential candidate of the…

Saraki to champion AfCTA’s transport infrastructure

Gbemisola Saraki By Dirisu Yakubu The Honourable Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, has been chosen to champion the “Workstream on Road Transport Infrastructure and Services in readiness for African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCTA,” single continental market for goods and services in the African continent. This was made known Wednesday when Senator…

Ile-Arugbo: Court penalises the Sarakis over persistence absence to prosecute case

By Demola Akinyemi Kwara State High Court in Ilorin on Thursday penalized the Sarakis for their persistent absence to prosecute the case over ownership of the controversial “ile-Arugbo” between the family and Kwara state government. Following repeated failures of counsel to the claimant, Asa Investment Limited Akin Onigbinde, SAN to appear before the court to…

Saraki regains possession of forfeited houses

A former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has regained possession of his two houses in Ilorin which were earlier temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government by an order of a Federal High Court in Lagos. The two houses were returned to Saraki yesterday by Justice Rilwan Aikawa following the dismissal of a motion by the…

Return Saraki’s houses, Court orders EFCC

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday reversed its order forfeiting to the Federal Government two houses in Ilorin belonging to a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The court, in a judgment by Justice Rilwan Aikawa, released the houses back to Saraki, while delivering judgment on an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes…

Okupe hints on political ‘Tsunami’ after Alaibe,10000 supporters dumped APC for PDP

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to immediate past president Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the defection of Chief Tim Alaibe from the All Progressives Congress, APC, alongside his supporters to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. We reports that Alaibe, who was the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and former Special Adviser…