BREAKING: INEC releases final list of candidates for 2019 general elections

BREAKING: INEC releases final list of candidates for 2019 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the final list of eligible candidates eligible for the 2019 General Elections. The list contains the names of candidates for the presidential, senatorial, House of Reps and state Assemblies. In the list made available on the official Twitter handle of the Commission, @inecnigeria the Social Democratic Party, […]

Presidential Panel Summons Dankwanbo Over Death Of Personal Cook

Presidential Panel Summons Dankwanbo Over Death Of Personal Cook

The Presidential Investigation Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has resolved to summon Gov. Ibrahim Dankwanbo of Gombe over the death of one of his personal aides. Chairman of the panel, Tony Ojukwu, disclosed this at its resume sitting on Wednesday in Maitama, Abuja. This was in relation to a petition written by Law […]

CJN’s Arraignment: NJC Has No Initial Role To Play – CACOL

CJN’s Arraignment: NJC Has No Initial Role To Play – CACOL

As the controversy rages over the arraignment of Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), the Centre For Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) on Wednesday said the National Judicial Council (NJC) does not have initial role to play in the investigation of the nation’s number one […]

Customs Generates N6.2m in Seme in One Month

Customs Generates N6.2m in Seme in One Month

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command, generated N623,280, 442.68 in December, 2018. The Command also made series of seizures, including 6,753 bags of 50kg foreign per boiled rice, 45 jerry cans of vegetable oil (25 litres each), 135 (50kg) bags of sugar, 71 (25 litres) PMS. Others include 21 cartons of tinned tomatoes, two […]

Lack of knowledgeable leadership bane of policing in Nigeria – Acting IG

Lack of knowledgeable leadership bane of policing in Nigeria – Acting IG

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has described the absence or lack of quality and knowledgeable leadership as the bane of policing in the country. In a clear indictment of his predecessors, the new police chief, noted that the Nigeria Police has “thoroughbred and passionate professions who can hold their own amongst their peers […]

EXCLUSIVE: FG Orders Onnoghen’s Accounts Frozen

EXCLUSIVE: FG Orders Onnoghen’s Accounts Frozen

The Federal Government has ordered some accounts belonging to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, to be frozen pending the determination of the case filed against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Mr. Onnoghen was dragged before the CCT by the government over alleged non-declaration of assets. Just as the case […]

Politicians stockpiling arms ahead of polls – NATFORCE

Politicians stockpiling arms ahead of polls – NATFORCE

The Director-General of National Taskforce on Small Arms, Light and Chemical Weapons, Dr Emmanuel Okereke, has alleged that some politicians are stockpiling ammunition ahead of general elections. Okereke, said this at a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, the stockpiling of ammunition by desperate politicians can be attributed to the porous nature […]

Acting I-G Adamu pledges fairness to all political parties, reverses Idris’ last-minute postings

Acting I-G Adamu pledges fairness to all political parties, reverses Idris’ last-minute postings

The newly decorated Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has pledged to be fair to all political parties, but in particular those with candidates for elective positions in the upcoming general elections. Recall that Adamu was on Tuesday decorated by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. He takes over from Ibrahim Idris who equally […]

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