A pro Buhari Ex-militant Leader, Israel Akpodoro, has raised the alarm over the turn of events as it concerns security in Niger Delta region saying his life is in danger. Akpodoro who anchored the military across the creeks of the region on manhunt for criminal elements during the reign of sabotage occasioned by series of […]
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NO FEWER than 150 companies and operators would be participating in the National Mining Summit billed for the first quarter of next year, as part of plans by the ministry of Mines and Steel Development to scale up activities and drive investment in the sector. The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar […]
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JOINT security operatives in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, comprising Police Mobile Force, Operatives of the Command Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad, DSS, Nigeria Army, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has rescued 10 kidnapped victims of Darka and Huni Gade villages in the FCT. Nigerian Pilot recalls that on November 14 at about 2:30am, […]
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ROTIMI Akeredolu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, has pulled out of the governorship debate organised by Channels Television in collaboration with Enough is Enough Nigeria, and Policy and Legal Advocacy Center (PLAC), socio-political groups. Seun Okinbaloye, a Channels TV correspondent and moderator of the programme, had announced that Akeredolu, who […]
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TRIAL OF a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, his son, Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako, Abubakar Aliyu and Zulkifikk Abba, before Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, got under way yesterday with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting its first witness. They are facing a 37-count charge bordering on criminal […]
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Are you visiting Lagos and looking for cheap human hair to take back home with you? You may want to take a rain check on the invitation from hair vendors at Lagos Island market. No doubt the human hair trade in Lagos is budding and the market offers a myriad selection of gorgeous human hair: […]
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NOVEMBER 28, 2016 has been slated for the 2016/2017 Enugu State Judiciary Legal Year. According to a release from the chief registrar, Judiciary Court of Justice, Enugu, Mrs, E.M Egumgbe, the ceremonies marking the legal year will kick off with a church service at the Adoration Ministry, Emene, Enugu, to be officiated by the fiery […]
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GOV. ABDULAZIZ Yari of Zamfara said 155 persons had been killed by bandits in less than a month in the state. Yari who disclosed this yesterday in a state wide broadcast on the security challenges facing the state also said that over 50 persons had been kidnapped during the period according to NAN report. Explaining […]
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FORMER chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega has criticised the trend where universities engage in bread and sachet water production to generate funds. Jega, who is the pro- chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, expressed displeasure over the trend at the opening of the three-day 2016 Nigerian Higher Education […]
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BORNO State government has imposed a ban on all processions “under any guise, form, and whether by individuals, groups or organisations”. Usman Shuwa, Secretary to the State Government, SSG, disclosed this in a statement, citing security reasons. He said security agencies have been directed to fully enforce the ban, warning that any attempt at resisting […]
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NEWLY posted Commissioner of Police in Ekiti State, Mr Wilson Inalegwu , has assured of zero tolerance to crime and criminality, saying they will discharge their duties based on the constitution of the country. Inalegwu, who said the command would respect the fundamental rights of citizens, pointed out that the Police Act confers the statutory […]
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CHIEF of Defense Staff, General Gabriel Olonishakin has yesterday unveiled another set of 55 wanted Boko Haram terrorists list even as he maintained the counter-insurgency operation in the northeast was succeeding. Gen Olonishakin who unveiled the list at the Military Command and Control Centre, MCCC, of the Operation Lafiya Dole Headquarters in Maimalari Cantonment of […]
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EDO HOUSE of Assembly on Monday confirmed Justice Esohe Ikponwen as the new Chief Justice of the state. The confirmation was sequel to the consideration of the House Committee on Judiciary at the committee of the whole. Considering the report, the chairman of the committee, Mr Patrick Iloube (PDP-Esan North East 1) said the nominee […]
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POWER to hear and forgive abortion related confessions temporarily given to Roman Catholic priests has been extended indefinitely. Pope Francis on Monday extended the power to the priests, a power that was an exclusive preservation of bishops and special confessions. Francis made the announcement in a document known as an “apostolic letter” after Sunday’s close […]
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Seeks ways to mitigate collateral damage during operations APPARENTLY worried over ongoing prosecutions of some serving and former military officers, the Defence Headquarters, DHQ, Abuja, has begun campaign for members of the Nigerian Armed Forces on value system and re-orientation. The military high command stressed that the campaign was aimed at instilling discipline, ethics, value […]
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SENATE has vowed to reject the proposal to review the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Act in order to allow the federal government jail people who hold dollars in cash for more than 30 days. According to a draft published on the website of the Nigerian Law Reform Commission, the measure is to empower the Central Bank […]
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Economy shrinks more by -2.24% in the Q3 – NB NATIONAL Bureau of Statistics NBS latest Gross Domestic Product GDP report indicates that the country’s economy contracted by -2.24% in real terms the third quarter of 2016 even as the rate of inflation has continued to observe an unprecedented upward trend. This negative growth rate […]
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EFCC files corruption charges on Ofili-Ajumogobia, Obla JUSTICE Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court yesterday pleaded not guilty to a 16-count criminal charge preferred against him by the federal government. Ngwuta, who was docked before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja, denied allegation that he was involved in money laundering. He, […]
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PRESIDENCY has said the federal government has spent just less than one billion naira on the Social Welfare Scheme for which N500billion was budgeted. Special Adviser to the president on Social Protection Plan, Mariam Uwais, who made the disclosure to the National Assembly Joint Committees on Appropriation, stated that since the budget became law earlier […]
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SENIOR Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Godwin Obla yesterday filed a N1billion fundamental rights enforcement suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Obla, who was detained by the EFCC for allegedly offering N5million gratification to Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is urging the court to declare that his detention beyond 24 hours by the EFCC was […]
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