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IPC condemns killing of Ghanaian investigative journalist

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has condemned in very strong terms the brutal killing of Ghanaian undercover Journalist – Ahmed Husein. According to media reports, Husein was shot by gunmen on a motorbike on Wednesday night while in his car driving home. He was reportedly shot three times, twice in the chest and another…

PHOTO: Police arrest female pant hunter in Anambra

On the 11th January, 2019 at about 6:48am,Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS) Onitsha arrested one Chinonye Okorie ‘m’ aged 19 years of Ogbaku in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo State. 2. Suspect allegedly stole a female pant washed and spread on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State…

Atiku group hails IG’s moves on Lagos CP, FPPRO’s sack

The Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities for The Atiku Agenda (CENTAA) has commended the new Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, for retaining the Lagos Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohinmi, and replacing Mr. Jimoh Moshood as the Force’s image-maker. Of Moshood, CENTAA declared that the sacked Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) was a misfit for terming…

Buhari condoles with Kenyans over terrorist attack

President Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of the Federal Government commiserated with the government and people of Kenya on the deadly terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi. Condemning the attack as “wicked, cruel and dastardly by evil people,” the Nigerian leader assured President Uhuru Kenyatta that the thoughts of the people of…

2019: Saraki warns against do-or-die elections

…Says Senate has passed 257 bills President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday warned against making the upcoming general elections “a do-or-die affair” even as he insisted that Nigerians must be allowed to exercise their right to choose who will represent them at all levels Saraki who made the declaration while welcoming…

Anti-graft war: Magu advocates press freedom

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has advocated for a free press, stressing that it was an important element of any democratic setting, and essential to winning the war against corruption. “Press freedom leads to less corruption because public monitoring and social outrage generated by corruption compels public officials to think…

N3.9bn fraud: Court to decide fate of Badeh’s case Feb 26

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the alleged N3.9 billion fraud case involving a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to February 26, 2019, to enable parties know how to proceed with regards to the defence of Iyalikam Nigeria Limited, a company with whom he was…

N12.2bn fraud: Patience Jonathan knows fate Feb 11

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has fixed February 11, 2019 to deliver judgment in an application for final forfeiture filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of the sums of $8,435,788.84 (about N3 billion) and N9.2 billion (totalling about N12.2 billion), linked to Patience Jonathan, wife…

Nigeria Govs’ Forum welcomes new IGP Abubakar Adamu

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has congratulated Mr. Adamu Abubakar Mohammed (aka Adamu Mohammed Lafia, within police circles) on his new appointment as the Acting Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force. The Nigeria Governors’ Forum Secretariat says it believes that this appointment is well deserved considering the personal accomplishments of the man. A statement…

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