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A Sokoto based Islamic Scholar, Malam Bello Yabo, has been arrested by the police for allegedly making disparaging remarks against the Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El-rufa’i.

Sokoto Islamic scholar arrested over ‘disparaging comments’ against Kaduna governor

A Sokoto based Islamic Scholar, Malam Bello Yabo, has been arrested by the police for allegedly making disparaging remarks against the Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir El-rufa’i.

Nasarawa United thump Rangers to move out of relegation zone

Nasarawa United secured hard fought 2-1 win over Rangers international of Enugu in Wednesday’s rescheduled Nigeria professional football league game at the Lafia township stadium.
Navy Captain Oladejo and Idris Abdullahi Abubakar, Head, Extractive Industry and Fraud Section at the event

Oil theft: Nigerian Navy hands over nine foreigners to EFCC for prosecution

The Nigerian Navy has handed over seven Sri-Lankans and two Ghanaians, who were among the 66 suspected crude oil thieves arrested in December 2019 by naval operatives attached to the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS, BEECROFT in Lagos to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, for prosecution.

NIMET donates weather equipment to UNILORIN

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has donated equipment for weather data collection to the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Ilorin.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila administers oath on four new Reps members

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has administered the oath of office on four new members of the House of Representatives.

Mass defection looms in Bauchi APC

Aftermath of the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, there are strong indications that many bigwigs of the opposition, APC in the state will soon dump the party for the ruling PDP.
A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

Justice Mohammed recused himself from Omoyele Sowore’s suit over ‘bribery’ claims

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, recused himself from a suit brought by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevokutionNow, currently before him.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government to build new houses for district heads

This was contained in a statement by Aminu Abdullahi Abubakar, Director of Press to the state Deputy Governor, Hon. Manir Muhammad Dan’iya.
A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.

Nigerian Air Force sergeant wins Gani Fawehinmi Awards

A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Drug abuse: NDLEA to conduct 24hrs surveillance in Abuja

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it is embarking on 24 hours surveillance in the FCT to rid the city of drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Three internet fraud suspects plead guilty in Ilorin

The Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Friday, arraigned four suspects for internet fraud and other related offences.

Kogi guber: Governor Bello flags off re-election campaign

It was pomp and pageantry over the weekend as thousands of All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters, including the Vice President of the federation, Yemi Osinbajo, and five governors converged on the ancient town of Idah to witness the flag off the re-election campaign of Governor Yahaya Bello.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC recovers charms, fake currencies from ‘internet fraudsters’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office have recovered charms, smartphones, Laptop computers, and fake currencies from 10 suspected internet fraudsters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests two brothers, eight other suspects in Ilorin over ‘internet fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal office has arrested two brothers and eight others over alleged internet fraud and other fraud related offences.
The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000. 4

Official: EFCC recovers N65 million from Zamfara INEC office — in pictures

The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000 (Sixty-five Million, Five Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Naira).

Bauchi asset recovery committee indicts former governor

The Bauchi State Funds and Asset Recovery Committee has indicted the immediate past governor, Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar, for ‘‘mismanagement of state funds and violation of his oath of office during his tenure’’.
Adebimpe Quadri

Quadri Adebimpe, 17 others listed for CAF/FIFA competitions

In a bid to have Nigerian Referees listed for the 2019/2020 CAF/FIFA competitions, the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has picked 24 FIFA-badged referees after its FIFA fitness test conducted in Abuja.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.