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Court Issues  Bench Warrant To Arrest Of Fmr. Customs Comptroller General Abdullahi Dikko

  The Federal High Court in Abuja today issued a bench warrant to arrest the former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Abdullahi Dikko. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu issued the bench warrant against him for Dikko’s continued absence in court in respect of corruption charges instituted against him and two others by the Independent […]

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NDLEA Nabs NAMA Employee For Alleged Drug Trafficking At Lagos Airport

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has arrested a staff of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for alleged drug trafficking at the early hours of Saturday. Though the identity of the suspect was not disclosed but a highly dependable source told AbelNews […]


Full Statement Released By INEC On Bayelsa Governorship Electin In Abuja

MEDIA BRIEFING BY THE CHAIRMAN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION INEC PROFESSOR MAHMOOD YAKUBU ON THE JUDGEMENT OF THE SUPREME COURT ON THE BAYELSA GOVERNORSIIIP ELECTION HELD AT THE CONFERENCE ROOM lNEC HEADQUARTERS ABUJA ON FRIDAY  FEBRUARY 14,  2020 Honourable National Commissioners, Secretary to the Commission, Directors The Media Ladies and Gentlemen   I welcome you […]


Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Deputy

  …Declares PDP Candidate Winner …Asks INEC To Issue Fresh Certificate Of Return To PDP Candidate The Supreme Court today sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo . The Supreme Court held that the Deputy Governor – elect, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo submitted forged certificates to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]


Federal Character Commission Grounded, Operates With Only One Commissioner

  The Federal Character Commission (FCC) is operating with only one commissioner out of the 37 required by law. Daily Trust’s findings showed that the other 36 commissioners have served out their tenures but have not been replaced by the federal government. The current Acting Executive Chairman of the commission, Ambassador Abdullahi Halidu Shinkafi, is […]


EFCC Nabs Nigerian On FBI Wanted List

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has arrested a 38-year-old man, Festus Abiona, indicted and declared wanted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for alleged involvements in internet fraud. EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement he made available to journalists […]


EFCC Nabs Nigerian On FBI Wanted List

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has arrested a 38-year-old man, Festus Abiona, indicted and declared wanted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for alleged involvements in internet fraud. EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement he made available to journalists […]


JIFORM Advises Media To Use Migration Ethical Charter As Working Tool

    Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) today gave its support to the final draft of the Ethical Charter for media coverage on migration and urged media across the word to consider the document as working tool. The international body for over 150 seasoned journalists and volunteers leading advocacy against irregular migration and human […]


INEC De-Registers 74 Political Parties

  …As 18 Survives De-registration Process Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today de-registered 74 political parties. This suggests that only eighteen political parties survived the deregistration process. INEC said that it carried out a review of the performance of political parties after the 2019 general elections to see which parties qualify to exists. Chairman of […]


Lawyer Assaulted By Police For Helping Victim File Rape Report

  … Police Conduct In The Case Shockingly Unprofessional, Criminal—HRW …As Groups Protests Today, Calls On Authorities To Ensure Victim’s Safety      A lawyer, Goodness Ibangah, with Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL), who helped a young woman file a rape report today accused police in Enugu State of assaulting her, leaving her hospitalised in critical […]