BREAKING: Dino Melaye loses at Appeal Court

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The Appeal Court on Friday sacked the Senator representing Kogi West, in Kogi State, Dino Melaye. He said this in a tweet on his official Twitter handle. Melaye said that the court had ordered fresh elections in his senatorial constituency. He went on to call on his supporters to be[…]

Rights violation: Family sues Kebbi govt, DSS

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A family in Kebbi State has sued the state government and the Department of State Services for their alleged arrest and detention for 13 days without trial by the DSS. The complainants – Abdulrahman Jato, Hadiza Jato, Aisha Zakari and a six-month-old baby – who are residents of Yauri town,[…]

Reps to review FG directive on repair of federal roads

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The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency, Femi Bamisile, said on Friday that the present financial incapability of the Federal Government to maintain federal roads made the review of the recent directive to state government not to repair the roads imperative. Bamisile, who lamented the deplorable[…]

FG returns tollgates, approves N46bn for roads

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The Federal Government on Wednesday announced plans to ensure the return of tollgates on federal highways. The tollgates were abolished in 2003 by the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal[…]