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AFTER SPENDING TWO NIGHTS IN ITS CUSTODY, THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION, EFCC, RELEASED FORMER GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE, ROCHAS OKOROCHA, ON ADMINISTRATIVE BAIL. BUT THE EFCC HAD TO VARY THE BAIL TERMS BEFORE SENATOR OKOROCHA COULD MEET THE TERMS AND BE ABLE TO GO HOME AFTER SPENDING 48 HOURS WITH HIS INTERROGATORS. A […]

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SAID THAT THE NEW SERVICE CHIEFS ARE DOING THEIR BEST TO CONTEND WITH THE SECURITY SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY. THE PRESIDENT WHO SPOKE SHORTLY ON ARRIVAL FROM HIS MEDICAL TRIP TO THE UNITED KINGDOM ALSO GAVE AN INSIGHT INTO HOW THE NEW INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE, USMAN BABA, WAS APPOINTED. ON THE PERFORMANCE […]

THE SPOKESMAN OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT TRIBUNAL (CCT), IBRAHEEM AL-HASSAN, HAS BEEN RECALLED BY THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FOLLOWING AN ERROR-STREWN PRESS STATEMENT HE ISSUED AFTER THE TRIBUNAL’S CHAIRMAN, JUSTICE UMAR DANLADI, WAS CAPTURED ON VIDEO ASSAULTING A SECURITY GUARD AT THE BANEZ PLAZA IN WUSE II, ABUJA, ON MARCH 29. AL-HASSAN WAS REPORTEDLY […]

A CANADIAN COURT SITTING IN OTTAWA, ONTARIO, HAVE UPHELD THE DECISION OF THE IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT TO DENY A FORMER OPERATIVE OF THE DEFUNCT SPECIAL ANTI-ROBBERY SQUAD (SARS), OLUSHOLA POPOOLA, ENTRY TO THE COUNTRY. THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT HAD EARLIER REJECTED POPOOLA’S QUEST TO ENTER THE NORTH AMERICAN NATION BECAUSE OF HIS STATUS AS AN OPERATIVE OF […]

THE PLATEAU STATE GOVERNOR, SIMON LALONG, SAYS STATE GOVERNORS WERE NOT OPPOSED TO FINANCIAL AUTONOMY FOR THE JUDICIARY AND THE LEGISLATURE. LALONG, WHO STATED THIS IN AN INTERVIEW WITH THE NIGERIA GOVERNORS’ FORUM PRESS CORPS IN ABUJA, HOWEVER, FAULTED THE EXECUTIVE ORDER 10, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SIGNED INTO LAW LAST YEAR. THE PLATEAU STATE GOVERNOR, […]

THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) CONFIRMED 110 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN 10 STATES AND THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, ABUJA. NCDC MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT VIA A TWEET ON ITS VERIFIED TWITTER HANDLE. THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF REGISTERED CASES IN THE COUNTRY TO 163,440. ABOUT 158 PATIENTS HAVE RECOVERED […]

THE 74-YEAR-OLD MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE ALHAJI MUHAMMAD SABO NANONO, HAS REPORTEDLY MARRIED AN 18-YEAR-OLD GIRL FROM KADUNA. THE SECRET WEDDING HAPPENED SATURDAY IN JERE TOWN OF KADUNA STATE, WITH FEW PEOPLE AS WITNESSES. THE YOUNG WIFE, IDENTIFIED AS RAKIYA, HAS JUST LEFT SCHOOL AND HAS ALREADY SETTLED IN THE MINISTER’S TAMANDU CLOSE RESIDENCE IN KANO. […]

THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, FESTUS KEYAMOHAS NAMED THOSE ATTEMPTING TO PUSH THE VICE PRESIDENT, YEMI OSINBAJO INTO REBELING AGAINST PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI. IN A SERIES OF TWEETS, KEYAMO SAID SOME ANARCHISTS WHO WANTS THE CURRENT GOVERNMENT TO CRUMBLE ARE ATTEMPTING TO PUSH OSINBAJO INTO REBELLION. HE, HOWEVER, DESCRIBED OSINBAJO AS A […]

  THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES (DSS) HAS DEBUNKED REPORTS THAT THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICIAL DRIVER, SA’IDU AFAKA, WAS TORTURED TO DEATH BY ITS OPERATIVES. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF STATE SERVICES, NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, DR PETER AFUNANYA, IN A STATEMENT RELEASED LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING DESCRIBED THE REPORT AS MISLEADING. AFUNANYA SAYS WHILE THE SAID DRIVER WAS […]

FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT BUKOLA SARAKI (LEFT) AND MURIC LEADER, PROFESSOR ISHAQ AKINTOLA THE MUSLIM RIGHTS CONCERN (MURIC) BLAMED THE FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT, DR BUKOLA SARAKI, AGITATORS AND BAD LOSERS FOR CAUSING THE INSECURITY UNDER THE MUHAMMADU BUHARI ADMINISTRATION. IN A PRESS RELEASE SUBMITTED ON THURSDAY BY ITS DIRECTOR, PROFESSOR ISHAQ AKINTOLA, MURIC ACCUSED BAD LOSERS […]


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