Category: Politics

Police: Suspects in Melaye’s gun case escape

The Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ali Janga said at a press conference in Lokoja that the two suspects ; Kabiru Seidu alias Osama and Nuhu Salisu alias Small escaped at about 3:21 am at the A Police Division in Lokoja where they were being kept in lawful custody.

Lai: Axe PDP for playing politics with security issues

For alleged politicising Dapchi incident, disgraceful and insensitive politics, the former ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) deserves to be de-registered

Information Minister Lai Mohammed calls for the axing of the party for utter failure both as ruling and opposition party.

The minister stated on Sunday in Lagos at a media briefing to give update and clarifications on the released schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state.

2019: Atiku pledges 40% affirmative action for youths

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has pledged to give 40 per cent of appointments in his cabinet to youths if he wins the 2019 presidential election.

Atiku made the pledge at the inauguration of the national and state executives of a pro Atiku group, Intellectual Think-Tank for Atiku (ITTA) in Abuja.

The former vice president was represented at the inauguration by the Chairman of All Atiku Support Group (AASUG) Mr Oladimeji Fabiyi.

Dino Melaye dares police, to be declared wanted

Senator Dino Melaye, accused of criminal offences of conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms, is to be declared wanted.

The Nigeria Police Force is threatening to declare Melaye wanted if he fails to appear at its Kogi command on Wednesday, March 28.

But the senator has written a letter to the Inspector General of Police that he should be interrogated in Abuja.

Dino Melaye’s recall process resumes Tuesday

In line with the judgement of the Court of Appeal, recall process embarked upon by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would begin on March 27.

According to the schedule released by INEC, the notice of verification would be displayed in the constituency in Kogi state.

INEC said that April 4th will be the last day for the submission of application by interested observers.

It listed April 20 as th