Former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar has said that he was in Portharcourt to reconcile with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. Starnews Nigeria reports that the former vice-president who arrived in Portharcourt on Tuesday, disclosed while speaking with journalists on Thursday. ”I came here to reconcile with the governor on party affairs and how we
Panic in Ondo town, the headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State as armed robbers are allegedly operating in a branch of a commercial bank in a yet to be confirmed report. Details later...
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday issued a fresh order on the Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS), to produce before it the 12 aides of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, pupolarly known as Sunday Igboho, which were detained since July 2, 2021. The fresh order followed the failure of
The Imo State police command has arrested a 49 year-old herbalist, Benneth Okoli, accused of preparing charms for members of IPOB/ ESN. He was arrested after an attack on Omuma Police Station in Oru East LGA of the state by members of ESN. Imo State police PRO, CSP Michael Abattam said on Wednesday night, that
Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nigeria, Abba Kyari, has denied collecting money from Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, to arrest and jail an estranged ‘co-conspirator,’ Chibuzo Vincent. He said this while reacting to an allegation levelled against him by the United States Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California. The court said Hushpuppi,
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that it will commence an immediate refund of all outstanding minimum capital deposits and licence fees to Bureaux De Change promoters with the pending licence applications. Starnews Nigeria reports that the apex bank said this in a circular released on Thursday. The action is coming after the apex bank Governor, Godwin
The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced disbursement of agricultural loan under the Agri-Business/Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) to thousands of applicants across the Federation, Starnews Nigeria has learnt. Starnews Nigeria reports that the disbursement began on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Many applicants of the Scheme who had completed all the processes for accessing the fund, confirmed
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said it only has only three associates of the Yoruba Nation advocate, Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a – Sunday Igboho) in its custody. DSS’ lawyer, I. Awo told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday that, as against the claim by lawyers to the associates that 12 of
The Presidency took swipe on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for saying that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has turned the Presidential Villa into its headquarters. At their meeting in Bauchi on Monday, PDP governors accused the APC of “parading” coerced PDP members who defected into the ruling party. But, Special Adviser to
The Federal Government and Twitter have begun talks toward lifting the suspension of the microblogging platform. A source in the Presidency confirmed the development. The source, who pleaded not to be named because he was not authorised to speak, said the suspension will be lifted when all the issues have been resolved.