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By Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos

 

Public Affairs Commentator and cleric, Rev. Dr. Felix Nwosu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to set machinery in motion for the full recovery of the $2.1 billion meant for arms purchase, which was allegedly shared among top politicians by former National Security Adviser, General Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

 

The Nigerian Navy on patrol in Calabar waters has intercepted a vessel from Gabon carrying about 300 passengers, adding that half of them do not have valid travelling documents.

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, was on Thursday, January 21, 2016,

arraigned again on a two-count charge for criminal destruction of evidence and property of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

 

Nigeria’s government, which relies on oil for about two-thirds of its revenue, sees a silver lining to the plunge in crude prices because it will no longer have to subsidize fuel, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said.

By Anolu Vincent, Owerri

 A group known as Oguta Human Rights Monitoring Committee has been set up in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State to monitor reported cases of Human Rights abuses in the area with particular emphases on voluntary principles (VPS).

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been charged with treason in a court in Abuja.

The Punch reports that Kanu, the founder of Radio Biafra, was arraigned in court on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 on treason charges and other offences bordering on his agitation for the secession of the Republic of Biafra from Nigeria.

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