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Banditry in North-West taking shape of Boko Haram – El-Rufai

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has described banditry as the scourge of the North-West comparable to what Boko Haram is to the North-East. He made the assertion on Friday during a visit to the presidential villa, Abuja, saying that he would explore avenues to strengthen military operations in the geo-political zone. The governor also…

Rape Cases On The Rise Despite Sex Offenders Register – NAPTIP

To name, shame sexual offenders publicly in major media outlets •ROLAC donates PPEs to NAPTIP The Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Ms. Julie Okah-Donli, has decried the rise in cases of sexual abuse disclosing that the launch of the sexual offenders register has not been successful in tackling…

Court Jails Igweneme over $240,000 Romance Scam

Justice A.T. Mohammed of Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday May 28, 2020 convicted and sentenced one Igweneme Moses (a.k.a. Griffith Doyle), to one year imprisonment for conspiracy and money laundering. The convict, who defrauded his victim, Chantai Meadery in February 2018 through a dating scam, with a promise of…

Makinde renders account of one year in office

…says administration completed 307 projects in education sector, another 236 ongoing *State, building strong security architecture *How we’re leveraging COVID-19 setback to improve health care system Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said, on Friday, that his administration has completed 307 projects in the education sector, while 236 others are on-going, within its first…

Court discharges, acquits Sen. Adeleke of exam malpractices allegation

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, discharged and acquitted former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, of allegations of examination malpractices filed against him by the police. Justice Ekwo, in a ruling, said he was minded to discharge and acquit Adeleke in…

241 Civilians Freed in Borno as Key B’Haram Fighter Surrenders

Troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gambouru, under Sector 1 of Operation Lafiya Dole, have neutralised 12 Boko Haram Terrorists ( BHTs). The troops, who conducted a clearance operation on Sunday at Mudu Town in Borno State, also rescued 241 persons in captivity of the terrorists. The Defence Media Operations (DMO), in a statement, said…

Malami explaind why Buhari signed Executive Orders, says to force constitutional compliance

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has said that Presidential Executive Orders are aimed at complementing existing legislations and ensure inter-agency coordination in the process of implementation. Malami, who spoke on Thursday at the Radio Nigeria programme “Politics Nationwide”, said Executive Orders are for ensuring constitutional compliance, complementing existing legislations,…

Air Chief assures of sustained aerial bombardments of armed bandits

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will sustain the aerial onslaught against armed bandits whilst continuing to provide adequate support to sister Services and other security agencies to ensure the success of ongoing anti-banditry operations aimed at restoring peace to troubled parts…

Alleged exams malpractices: Court discharges Sen. Adeleke

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the case against Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Senator Adeleke was charged to court by the Federal Government over alleged exam malpractice, a report in Channelstv stated. The prosecution counsel, Mr. Simon Lough filed an application for the withdrawal of charges…

Lagos BRT operator increases fares

Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) says it has secured approval to increase its fares across all routes with effect from Friday to keep serving the people. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had earlier reported that the BRT operator had withdrawn its services since Monday over losses occasioned…

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