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Terrorism: SERAP Urges FG To Withdraw Directive Against Media

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over the warning to media houses to stop reporting terror attacks. SERAP asked President Buhari to instruct the Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw the directive. The NBC had ordered Journalists, Television […]

EFCC Arrests Former Akwa-Ibom Attorney-General

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Uwemedimo Nwoko. Mr Nwoko, an alleged accomplice in the 1.4 billion naira money laundering charge against a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro, had […]

Oyo Deputy Governor Eulogises Late Prince Wasiu Gbadegeshin

Oyo State Deputy Governor, Engr Rauf Olaniyan has described the late Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Justice, Prince Wasiu Gbadegeshin, as an achiever and a trail blazer in his life time. The Deputy Governor poured the encomiums at the burial of the late Permanent Secretary in Oyo Town. Engr Olaniyan said Prince Gbadegesin […]

Panel Set Up To Investigate Allegations Of Corruption Against Magu

After over three months of investigations into the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under its suspended acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, full reports of the investigation have been submitted to the President. The panel, headed by a retired Justice and President of the Appeal Court, Justice Ayo Salami, on Friday, November […]

APC NEC Dissolves National Working Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. This formed part of decisions taken on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the meeting of the APC National Executive Council held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Channels TV reports that the Party took the decision to […]

Gov. Makinde Swears In Justice Aderemi As President, Customary Court

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has charged people in positions of authority to always act with humility and a sense of tomorrow. The Governor, who gave the charge on Thursday, June 4, 2020, while swearing-in Honourable Justice Aderonke Aderemi as the President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State, noted that whatever position anyone […]

“You Can’t Dabble In Oyo L.G Dissolution Matter” – Oyo

The Government of Oyo State has rejected the purported intervention of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) & Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) in the raging controversy over Local Government dissolution in the State. The Attorney-General of Oyo State, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, in a four-page response to a letter by the AGF, said though […]

Tambuwal’s Victory: Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Challenging As Sokoto Governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Mr Ahmed Aliyu challenging the election of Mr Aminu Tambuwal as Governor of Sokoto State. The petitioners, Mr Aliyu and his Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged non-compliance with the electoral act in the conduct of the election. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice […]

Adoke to spend Christmas, New Year in custody over role

For about six hours yesterday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) grilled a former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) over $1.06 billion Malabu Oil Block deal.The commission also secured an order from the High Court of Federal Capital Territory to detain the former minister for 14 days. But Adoke’s counsel, […]