Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has asked the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, to give him more time to put together details of his government’s spending on security votes. Responding to a Freedom of Information request from SERAP, the governor said it would require more than seven days to process the request […]
The Police said they have arrested 93 suspected kidnappers in different parts of North-East, North-Central and North-West Zones of the country. A statement signed and issued by the Force spokesman and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Frank Mba, in Abuja on Thursday, disclosed that “one rocket launcher, 35 AK47 rifles,10 locally-made AK47 rifles and 500 live […]
The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu has said the case filed by the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muahammadu Buhari at the February 23 election would not succeed. He also accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo as being responsible for the problems of the country. […]
He expressed sadness over the fact that some Nigerians offer bribes to obtain drivers licences, passports or to clear goods at ports insisting there was no reason for any Nigerian to give bribe to law enforcement agents or other officers to get things done.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has denied any cover-up of an alleged business worth N500 billion which went bad. The apex bank released a statement on Sunday denying the allegation following the publication of a leaked audio by an online news platform of a purported conversation between the Governor of the Bank, Mr. Godwin […]
The Nigeria Medical Association has raised alarm over the increase in colorectal cancer ravaging young people in Nigeria. President of the association, Dr Francis Faduyile, raised the alarm in Abuja while giving the report of the association’s 59th Annual General Conference and Delegates meeting held in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. According to him, colorectal cancer was […]
The corpses were recovered following a report of two Bureau-de-Change operators who went missing on March 14.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad Tanko has assured Nigerians of the independence of the Supreme Court. According to him, nobody dictates to the nation’s apex court. The CJN who spoke on Thursday when he received the management of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, who paid him a courtesy […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said it was in possession of documents and petitions on the stewardship of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, as governor of Kwara State, hence its decision to probe his tenure as governor of the state. The financial crime body insisted that the probe was in the public […]
The PDP said Buhari’s comments were an admission of his failure to provide the necessary and needed leadership for Nigerians.