Ade-Ipaye

Anambra deportees sue LASG for N1bn

THE 76 destitute persons, who were deported by the Lagos State Government and dumped on the Upper Iweka Bridge, Onitsha, Anambra State on July 24, 2013, have dragged the Lagos State Government to a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. The suit was filed by seven of the deportees: Nnenna Ogbonna, Joseph Aniebonam, Osondu Mbuto,…

David-Cameron

UK to repatriate 267 Nigerian prisoners

Hundreds of Nigerian criminals will be sent home to serve out prison sentences under a deal set to be struck by ministers within weeks. Talks are continuing into reaching a compulsory prisoner transfer agreement, which could see more than half of the 534 criminals from Nigeria currently in UK jails repatriated. UK Prisons Minister, Jeremy…

chief-godwin-okeke

GUO escapes assassination in Onitsha

Barely 48 hours after operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) killed six suspected kidnappers in Ihiala Council Area of Anambra State, a business magnate and transporter, Chief Godwin Okeke (GUO motors) escaped death by the whiskers yesterday when gunmen suspected to be hired assassins attacked his car. The attack occurred barely one month…

President-jonathan-tinubu

Critics of national confab wrong —Jonathan •As Presidency slams Tinubu •Address the issue, APC national leader replies

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has explained that the reason he is organizing a national conference is to provide an acceptable platform for Nigerians to resolve issues that are causing tension in the polity. He has therefore urged Nigerians to embrace the idea, saying that those criticising the idea as diversionary or promoting political ambition are wrong.…