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THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS REAFFIRMED ITS COMMITMENT TO ENDING IMPUNITY AND FACILITATING RECOURSE TO JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS, AS WELL AS ENSURING PUNISHMENT FOR LAW BREAKERS. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION AND MINISTER OF JUSTICE,  ABUBAKAR MALAMI (SAN), SAID THIS IN A STATEMENT ISSUED BY HIS SPECIAL ASSISTANT ON MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS, DR. UMAR […]

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY EXPRESSED DEEP CONCERN OVER THE HIGH COST OF PRODUCING A BARREL OF CRUDE OIL AND ITS ATTENDANT EFFECTS ON THE NATION’S REVENUE.

THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION (NUC) SAID IT HAD UNCOVERED ABOUT 100 FAKE PROFESSORS ACROSS NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES. THE NUC EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, PROF ABUBAKAR RASHEED, STATED THIS IN THE NOVEMBER EDITION OF THE COMMISSION’S BULLETIN.

THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE CONSTABLE, AUSTIN REYNOLD, WHO ROBBED AND KILLED A NIGERIAN, EMEKA OKOLI, WAS ON MONDAY SENTENCED TO 32 YEARS IN PRISON BY A DURBAN HIGH COURT. THE COURT SENTENCED THE POLICEMAN THREE DAYS AFTER HE WAS FOUND GUILTY OF ROBBING AND KILLING THE LATE OKOLI DURING AN ILLEGAL RAID IN THE COMMUNITY […]

A FEDERAL HIGH COURT SITTING IN IKOYI, LAGOS ON MONDAY, ORDERED THE FORFEITURE OF THE ILORIN RESIDENCE OF THE IMMEDIATE PAST SENATE PRESIDENT, DR BUKOLA SARAKI, ON AN INTERIM BASIS.

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS INSISTED THAT ANY UNDOCUMENTED ALIEN THAT FAILS TO TAKE PART IN THE E-REGISTRATION OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE (NIS) WILL BE DEPORTED AFTER THE JANUARY 12, 2020 DEADLINE.

MAIRO BASHIR,  A WITNESS IN THE ONGOING TRIAL OF ABDULRASHEED MAINA, FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE PENSION REFORM TASK TEAM (PRTT), TOLD A FEDERAL HIGH COURT THAT MAINA’S SISTER WAS THE CERTIFIED OWNER OF ONE OF THE BANK ACCOUNTS ALLEGEDLY USED TO LAUNDER MONEY.

AISHA BUHARI, WIFE OF THE PRESIDENT, HAS SPARKED OFF OUTRAGE ON THE NIGERIAN TWITTERSPHERE OVER HER SUPPORT FOR THE PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOR THE REGULATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE COUNTRY. SOME NIGERIANS DID NOT TAKE THIS STATEMENT RECLINING AS THEY EXPRESSED THEIR DISAPPOINTMENT ON THE MICRO-BLOGGING PLATFORM.

WIFE OF THE PRESIDENT, AISHA BUHARI, HAS BACKED THE PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOR THE REGULATION OF SOCIAL MEDIA. SPEAKING AT THE NIGERIAN SUPREME COUNCIL FOR ISLAMIC AFFAIRS (NSCIA) GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING IN ABUJA, AISHA SAID CHINA HAS BEEN ABLE TO CONTROL THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ITS 1.3 BILLION POPULATION, SO THERE IS NO REASON […]

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI HAS AGAIN SENT A REQUEST TO THE SENATE TO APPROVE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S 2016-2018 EXTERNAL BORROWING PLAN. THE PRESIDENT FIRST SENT THE LOAN REQUEST ORIGINALLY ESTIMATED AT 29.960 BILLION DOLLARS IN 2016, BUT IT WAS REJECTED BY THE SENATE UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF BUKOLA SARAKI.


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