National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency NDLEA, yesterday, arraigned a man, Ilomuanya Uzoma , also known as Uzo, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, for allegedly operating and financing a hard drug cartel, Drug Trafficking Organisation, DTO.
Justice Jude Okeke of an Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, Wednesday granted bail to former Secretary of the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and three others in the sum of N50 million each.
Seventy three presidential candidates will be on the ballot this Saturday for the country’s sixth uninterrupted presidential election since its return to democratic rule in 1999. But the number is the highest in the country’s political history since it gained independence in 1960.
Plateau state Governor, Simon Lalong on Wednesday said God will not allow the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) to continue to remain in camp. Lalong stated this when distributing building materials procured by the state government for the returning IDPs.
The Nigerian Army has decried the circulation of gory images and videos purported to have emanated from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in other to smear the image of the Nigerian Army.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would not consider any Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Zamfara, saying they do not have records.
There is anxiety in political circles over the composition of some of the international observer missions deployed in the country for the general elections. The presidential election is slated for Saturday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from postponing voting in any polling unit or polling point in the country on account of a malfunctioning smart card reader.