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NUJ Boss Emerges Federation of African Journalists President

The National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Abdulwaheed Odusile has been elected as the President, Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) in a unanimous voting decision by the steering committee of the association. FAJ, which is the African regional association of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) held its fourth congress in Abuja […]

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World Bank To Disclose Additional Information On Abacha Loot

The World Bank looks is to release more information on the spending of recovered loot by late General Sani Abacha as it has referred portion of appeal by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to the Bank Archives Unit for processing for public access. This development was disclosed today in a statement by SERAP Executive […]

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NDLEA Discovers Cocaine In Sweets, Apprehends Two Suspects At Lagos Airport

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered 193 wraps of cocaine inside packs of sweets at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The NDLEA Commander at the Lagos Airport, Mr. Ahmadu Garba, who made this known yesterday, stated that the whitish substance concealed in sweets tested positive to […]

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Oba Of Benin, Omo n’Oba Erediauwa Is Dead

The Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba Erediauwa Akpolokpolo I, is dead. The Palace of the Oba of Benin has announced the death of the monarch yesterday. The Iyase of Benin, Chief Sam Igbe, who made the announcement in Benin City, said that the Oba passed on at Ugha-Ozolua, situated inside the palace. Oba of Benin […]

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Again, Customs Officer Beats FAAN Official To Coma At Lagos Airport

…Rushed To Air Force Hospital An official of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) attached to the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA), Lagos, yesterday pummeled a staff of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) to coma at the Monument Gate of MMA), Lagos, which led to the agency staff being rushed to the Air Force(NAF) hospital. The development is […]

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Abacha Loot: Give Us More Time To Decide –World Bank

The World Bank Access to Information Committee has asked for more time to reach a decision on the appeal lodged with it by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) regarding the spending of recovered stolen funds by the late General Sani Abacha. The World Bank asked for more time in a letter addressed to SERAP […]

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Buhari Vows To End Herdsmen’s Incessant Attacks

Following the outcry generated by the killing of about 50 people in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on Monday by suspected Fulani herdsmen, President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration will ensure the safety of lives and property of all Nigerians. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, […]

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Falana Writes Buhari On The Need To Investigate Allegations Of Unlawful Killing Of Unarmed Citizens By Security Forces

Femi Falana,SAN REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OF UNLAWFUL KILLING OF UNARMED CITIZENS BY SECURITY FORCES In spite of the avowed commitment of Your Excellency’s Administration to end the entrenched culture of impunity in the country there have been reported cases of the gross abuse of human rights of the Nigerian people. In particular, the […]

FG Orders Security Agencies To Stamp Out Threats To National Peace

  As part of efforts to put an end to the incessant communal clashes that have led to the death of many Nigerians, the Federal Government has ordered security agencies in the country to put a stop to crises that have the potential to threaten the peace and security of Nigeria. The order is coming […]

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Appeal Court Strikes Out Saraki’s Motion To Stop CCT Trial ‎

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Monday, struck out a motion the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, filed for an order staying further proceeding on his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja. ‎A three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court led by Justice Abdul Aboki, discarded […]