Rochas Okorocha, former Imo State Governor, was arrested on Tuesday in Abuja. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives picked him at his private office. EFCC Head of Media, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the development. The reason is not known yet, but the Senator reportedly failed to honour invitations by theContinue Reading

Legislative aides, on Tuesday, welcomed lawmakers of the upper and lower legislative Chambers with protest over non payment of allowances. The aides earlier positioned themselves and blocked the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila whom they said has been feigning ignorance of their demands since 2019. Having done with the Speaker, protesters madeContinue Reading

Former cabinet minister and Liberal Democrat peer Shirley Williams – one of the “Gang of Four” who defected from Labour in the early 1980s – has died aged 90. Baroness Williams of Crosby – whose long parliamentary career began when she was first elected an MP in 1964 – wasContinue Reading

Members of the People’s Democratic Party have accused the Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of igniting crisis among members of the party in the North-West states. They accused him of masterminding crisis in Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa as well as other states of the zone for his interest ahead ofContinue Reading

Former Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose has conceded the South-West leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde. He made the declaration on Monday during the South-West Zonal Congress at the Women and Children Development Initiative Foundation (WOCDIF), Osogbo, Osun State. Speaking in English and Yoruba, FayoseContinue Reading

For the first time in months, pub gardens, shops and hairdressers are reopening in England, as rules are also eased in the rest of the UK. Some pubs and salons opened at midnight, with one landlord saying there was a “sense of celebration”, and shoppers queued outside Primark stores. PrimeContinue Reading