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The Federal Government said on Tuesday that the 2,671 pump action rifles illegally imported from Turkey but intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service on four different occasions in 2017 alone could be linked to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday fixed January 17, 2018, for ruling on the application by the Indigenous People of Biafra challenging the order of proscription made by the court on September 20, 2017.
The Federal Government has formally notified the governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and other foreign countries about the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, and the designation of the group as a terrorist organisation.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday transferred the criminal trial of a former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, to the Minna Division of the court.
Then the Attorney General of the Federation approached the Federal High Court in Abuja, which under Acting Chief Judge Abdu Kafarati, made an order designating IPoB as a terror group and outlawed its activities within Nigeria. These orders were made on the strength of extant laws
Lawyers, acting on behalf of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, alleged, on Wednesday, that the Biafran agitators’ arrowhead was likely to have been killed by the Nigerian Army.
It was learnt that some of the 17 cases were in support of Magu, while the rest sought Magu’s removal from office on the grounds that he had been rejected by the Senate.
“This is final that IPOB is an unlawful society, it’s an illegal society. So, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the President will subsequently appoint an administrator to take over all the properties belonging to IPOB in Nigeria and abroad.”
The Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the order proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group.
Following the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the Concerned Citizen Coalition of Nigeria (CCCN) has appealed to the Federal Government to immediately arrest leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu and its members.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Saturday, swore-in Justice Abdu Kafarati as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
Media reports stated that the EFCC had alleged that the office of the AGF leaked classified information concerning the purported investigation of the CJN and others by security agencies over corruption.
Names of some high profile individuals being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been revealed.
Zimbabwe has launched an investigation into the country's former first lady, Grace Mugabe, over her alleged involvement in an ivory smuggling ring.
The Nigerian military is reopening the Maiduguri-Bama-Banki road, Borno State’s major highway three years after it was closed due to incessant attacks by Boko Haram.
The President of the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Chief Idowu Sofola, is dead.
Turkey has condemned a statement by leaders of the European Union that criticised Ankara for "continued illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea", increasing tensions between Ankara and Brussels just days before a key summit.
The convener of the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ initiative in Surulere Federal Constituency I in Lagos State, Mr. Ifeoluwa Chris, has called on youths to participate in politics instead of lamenting and blaming the older politicians.
The senate has confirmed five nominees of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested four suspected rustlers, recovered 176 cows and 64 sheep at Bakoro village in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.
Qatar's government communications office has filed a US lawsuit against people who it said are conducting an illegal social media and internet campaign to spread false information and hurt the country's businesses.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and Dr. Nkem Okeke, his deputy, on Saturday took the Oath of Office and Oath of Allegiance for another term in a ceremony that attracted eminent Nigerians.
UN peacekeepers have found eight decomposing bodies in a village in the volatile Ituri province of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the agency told AFP on Friday.