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Decongestion: Lagos kicks off plea bargain session at Kirikiri maximum centre

The Attorney General and Solicitor General of Lagos state, Moyosore Onigbanjo, on Thursday, led a high-powered team from the Ministry of Justice to the Maximum Correctional Centre at Kirikiri for a Plea and sentence bargain session. The initiative described as a milestone in the administration of criminal justice in Lagos is a welcome alternative to […]

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Federal High Court discharges Senator Nwaoboshi of N322 Million money laundering charge

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has discharged Senator Peter Nwaoboshi of the N322million money laundering charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke held that the agency has failed to prove the elements of the offences for which it charged the lawmaker. Nwaoboshi, a Peoples’ Democratic […]

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Children in Zamfara celebrate Day of the African child in colourful ceremony

Children in Zamfara state have joined their counterparts across the globe to celebrate this year’s day of the African child with a call on government to give more attention to children with special needs They want government at all level to deal decisively with persons stepping on the right of children especially in crisis communities […]

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Update: Court Convicts former Bank PHB MD, Francis Atuche, discharges wife

An Ikeja Division of the Lagos State High Court has convicted the former managing director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc, Francis Atuche, and the bank’s former chief financial officer, Ugo Anyanwu. The judge found the bankers guilty of stealing and conspiracy to steal. Mr Atuche’s wife, Elizabeth, was, however, discharged and acquitted. The former […]

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We will soon see results of FG’s security strategy all over the country -APCLAC

A group in the All Progressives Congress, the APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APCLAC) has said it will take some time before Nigerians see the full results of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts in the security sector. APCLAC made the claim in a statement signed by its conveners, Barrister Ismail Ahmed and Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu […]

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House of Reps raises questions over $44 million Ikoyi recovered loot

The House of Representatives has raised questions about the whereabouts of the 44 million dollars recovered from the Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA) by Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in 2017 as the Office of the National Security Adviser said it was not in custody of the money. The Director of Finance and Admin in […]

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May inflation rate is 17.93% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the inflation rate in the month of May 2021 is now 17.93 per cent. The Bureau says the figure reduced by 0.19 per cent from the 18.12 per cent recorded in April, 2021. The NBS made this known in its Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for May 2021. […]

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House of Reps Joint Committee screens Chief of Army Staff

The Joint Committee of the House of Representatives on Army and Defence has screened the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff,  Faruk Yahaya. In his opening remarks, the Chairman, House Committee on Defence,  Babajimi Benson, expressed concern about worsening insecurity in the country. If confirmed, he urged the nominee to adopt innovative measures to curb […]

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NCC begins review of licensing structure for telecoms operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced a review of the existing licensing structure for telecoms operators. The Commission said the development was in response to global trends and the dynamics in the information and communication technology ecosystem. Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has raised a Standing Committee to carry out […]

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Niger Launches special corps to tackle insecurity

The Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has launched the Niger state Special Vigilante Corps aimed at checking the activities of youth gangs, especially in Minna, the Niger state capital. The Governor assured the parents of the abducted children of Tanko Salihu Islamiyya School, Tegina of their safe return very soon. These are the special […]

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Gbajabiamila advises lawyers to weed out bad eggs from the legal system

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon.Femi Gbajabiamila, has advised Nigerian Lawyers to ‘fix evident dysfunctions’ that corrupt the legal profession and undermine its age-long integrity. The speaker gave the advice in his keynote address presented at the 2021 Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Legal Practice (NBA-SLP) annual conference held at the Ibom Icon Hotel and […]

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Gusau re-elected AFN President, Adeleye, Idem finish First, Second VPs

President of the Athletics Federation of NIgeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has been reelected.He was reelected at the 2021 AFN Electoral Congress, held at the Jambali Hotel, Birnin Kebbi on Monday. Announcing the results of the polls, Chairman 2021 AFN Electoral Congress, Otunba Jambright Sumounu said that Gusau polled 20 out of available 22 votes […]

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Gusau re-elected AFN President, Adeleye, Idem finish First, Second VPs

President of the Athletics Federation of NIgeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has been reelected.He was reelected at the 2021 AFN Electoral Congress, held at the Jambali Hotel, Birnin Kebbi on Monday. Announcing the results of the polls, Chairman 2021 AFN Electoral Congress, Otunba Jambright Sumounu said that Gusau polled 20 out of available 22 votes […]

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Gusau re-elected AFN President, Adeleye, Idem finish First, Second VPs

President of the Athletics Federation of NIgeria (AFN), Ibrahim Shehu Gusau has been reelected.He was reelected at the 2021 AFN Electoral Congress, held at the Jambali Hotel, Birnin Kebbi on Monday. Announcing the results of the polls, Chairman 2021 AFN Electoral Congress, Otunba Jambright Sumounu said that Gusau polled 20 out of available 22 votes […]

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Police Repell Robbery Attack, Kill Unspecified Number of bandits In Bakura LGA, Zamfara

Police in Zamfara have neutralised Unspecified number of armed robbers suspected to be bandits in Bakura local government area of the state The criminals were killed near Dogon Karfe village when they blocked the ever busy Sokoto – Gusau road with the intention to robb innocent commuters of their valuables The bandits numbering over two […]

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Awka in Anambra State is calm with no sign of protests with businesses opened

The streets of Awka the Anambra State capital are calm and serene. despite the much publicised June 12 protest by some groups . The people are going about their normal businesses without any sign of molestation from any quarters. Businesses are opened as normal while traffic flow is unhindered. Get updated with latest news from […]

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No protests in Ilorin as people go about their businesses

It is business as usual on the street of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital as there are no signs of protesters. Vehicular and human movements go on unhindered while security operatives are stationed at strategic locations. Most of the shops along the popular Challenge-Post Office road, Ilorin are open for business while a handful of […]

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Youth Protest in Akure, Ondo State, demand good governance

Scores of youths in Akure, Ondo state capital staged a peaceful protest to mark the June 12 Democracy day. They marched through major streets, chanting different songs Armed with placards with various scriptions, the protesting youths demanded for good governance, end to insecurity among others. They emphasized that the security situation of the country is […]

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