Activist lawyer, Femi Falana, has advised the Presidency to approach the Supreme Court over the refusal of the senate to approve the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Falana maintained that the senate had no right to sack Magu since...
Sultan of Sokoto and president-general of Nigerian Superme Council for Islamic Affairs (NISCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, said yesterday that agitations have become a recurrent decimal in the country lately because of the rot in the system. He said if the system was working normal over the years, there would...
The Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, has called on the Anambra State House of Assembly to enact laws that would help address cases of building collapse in the state. The Chairman of the Awka Chapter of the Society, Engr. Edmund Nkalu made the call while speaking to journalists on the...
Residents of Okokoro Road, Otukpo area of Benue State were during the weekend thrown into confusion after a 70-year-old man identified as Inuwa (surname withheld) was found dead in his well. The reason for his action could not be ascertained as the deceased did not leave any suicide note behind. According...
Suspected money ritualist, Alhaji Usman Adamu, who allegedly killed one Miss Joy Odama, a 200 Level Mass Communication undergraduate of Cross River State University, has finally been declared wanted by the Nigerian Police. Aside declaring Alhaji Adamu wanted, the Force Headquarters also said the Divisional Police Officer in charge of...
The federal government has filed a two-count charge against Senator Dino Melaye for allegedly giving false information to the police in relation to claim in April 17 of an attempt on his life. The charge marked: CR/106/18 was filed on January 31 this year before the High Court of the Federal...
An unidentified female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been raped by a gang of armed robbers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. It was gathered that the hoodlums, who were engaged in house-to-house robbery at Yenizue Gene, a suburb of Yenagoa, attacked the corps member’s apartment located in...
The Nigerian Army on Saturday paraded three militia herdsmen that were in one of their camps located close to Tormatar village in Benue State. The Commanding Officer of the 72 Special Forces, Makurdi, Col. Suleiman Mohammed, paraded the suspects before reporters. He alleged that the suspects were apprehended by troops in...
The Police Command in Benue on Tuesday said it had killed three armed robbers and recovered one AK47 rifle with breech no. M35085 and four AK47 magazines with 127 rounds of 7.62 live ammunition. The command’s Spokesman, ASP Moses Yamu, said this in a statement made available to the News...
Scores of members of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) on Saturday escaped death during a carnival celebration at the orientation camp at Okada in Ovia North East local government area. The roof of the lecture pavilion the corps members took shelter in during a heavy downpour collapsed on them. Witnesses...

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