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Boko  Haram : US Offers N2.5B Bounty On Terrorist Shekau

    The US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service has offered a reward of up to $7million about (N2.5billion) for information leading to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. This was made known in the department’s official Twitter handle on Tuesday. The Rewards for Justice Programme, which is the counterterrorism rewards programme […]


Court Orders Suspension Of Oshiomhole As APC National Chairman

  …Urges APC Not To Grant Chairman Access To Party Secretariat The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has given an order restraining Comrade Adams Oshiomole from parading himself as the National Chairman of the ruling, All Progressives Congress (APC) . In the application filed by an applicant, Oluwale Afolabi, Oshiomhole is the first respondent […]


Director General Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu Quarantined

  The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said today that the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, has gone on self isolation for 14 days. Ehanire disclosed this when he appeared before the Senate to provide update on the activities of the Ministry of Health to prevent the spread of […]


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 […]


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 […]