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Dino Melaye files lawsuit against INEC, alleges dead people signed his recall petition

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has filed a lawsuit against INEC at the Federal High Court in Abuja, over recent moves by the electorates in his constituency to recall him from the senate. Dino disclosed this on twitter Friday evening. He shared the photo of a copy of the court paper. ...

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Gombe State Governor presents brand new cars to traditional rulers

Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo on Friday, June 23, presented brand new cars to the traditional rulers in the state. More photos after the cut…

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Belgian court finds 8 Arab princesses guilty of trafficking and abuse

Eight princesses from Abu Dhabi’s ruling al-Nahyan family were each given a 15-month suspended prison sentence and fined 165,000 euros ($185,000) on Friday after a court in Belgium found them guilty of human trafficking and abusing their servants. The case dates back to July 2008, when Princess Shekha Alnehayan, and ...

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Tanzania President ban teenage mothers from going back to school

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has placed a ban restricting school girls who get impregnated from going back to school. The President made this known while addressing Bagamoyo District residents during his three-day-tour of Coast Region on Thursday. Magufuli accused some of the nongovernmental organisations (NGOs), which have been urging the ...

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Nigeria’s Minister of health wants tobacco law that bans smoking in bars and restaurants enforced

Nigeria’s minister of health, Isaac Adewole, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Force over the enforcement of the 2015 National Tobacco Control Act. In the letter, Mr. Adewole requested for their collaboration in the enforcement of the law saying: ‘It has become imperative to ...

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More reactions from Dino Melaye on the news of his planned recall from the senate

Yesterday, INEC received six bags containing collated signatures of electorates from Kogi West Senatorial district, demanding for the recall of Dino Melaye from the senate. After the news broke, Dino took to his Facebook page to say that nothing would happen to him as those who initiated the process are ...

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Before and after photos of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and Tunde Fowler of FIRS

How time flies, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS), Tunde Fowler with another colleague are pictured in both photos. They all attended Igbobi College in Lagos. See a recent photo of them after the cut.

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Federal High court restrains El-Rufai from re-arresting Audu Maikori

Today, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja in the case of Audu Adamu Maikori VS The IGP has issued an interim order restraining the Governor of Kaduna State and any other authority from arresting or detaining Audu Maikori pending the hearing and determination of the human rights violation suit ...

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Eid-El-Fitri: FG declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holiday

To celebrate the Eid-El-Fitri, the Federal Government has declared Monday June 26th and Tuesday June 27th as public holiday. Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government. He urged Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion of ...

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INEC writes Dino Melaye notifying him of receiving petitions for his recall

INEC has written a letter to Senator Dino Melaye, informing him of receiving petitions for his recall from members of his constituency in Kogi West Senatorial district. A copy of the letter above. The petition signed by 188, 588 voters, was delivered to INEC office yesterday. In the INEC letter ...

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