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Rivers East: Sen. Abe floors Sekibo at Appeal Court

 Nneoma Ndibe   The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the appeal brought before it by Senator George Thompson Sekibo, challenging the decision of the Rivers State National and State Election Petition tribunal which sat in Abuja and nullified his election to the Senate. The tribunal had in June 2017 returned

What you need to know about police statement

By Kuku Ikpidungise If the police ask you to write a statement, which they normally do when they stop you on the road and take you to their station or when they invite you to their station, you should know how to write a good statement that will not implicate you. First, whether

Court discharges Boko Haram suspect after 4 years in custody

•Cites lack of evidence  ...Nneoma Ndibe  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has discharged a Boko Haram Suspect Usman Abubakar (a.k.a Mugiratu) over lack of evidence linking him to the charge of terrorism levied against him by the Federal government.  Abubakar was arraigned alongside six others on an 11- count charge, bothering

Court remands INEC staff in prison for N112.4m scam

Nneoma Ndibe The Justice O. Efreti Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has ordered that Mrs. Fidelia Omoile, a serving Independent National Electoral Commission’s ( INEC) official in Isoko- South Local Government Area of Delta State, be remanded in prison custody following her arraignment on Monday,

Bayelsa: NDLEA kicks as absence of Judge stalls trial

...Gladys Ovrahwah  The Bayelsa State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the absence of the sitting Judge in  the Federal High Court Yenagoa. Bayelsa state commander of the NDLEA, Josephine Obi lamented on Monday,  while parading 64 persons in possession of over 38 kilograms of illicit drugs at