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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Full list of Lagos commissioners, special advisers and their portfolios

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders

Former deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised South East leaders to feel free to travel abroad, saying his attack on Saturday by members of the outlawed IPOB did not represent the behaviour of the larger Igbo people in the diaspora.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu: Those who attacked me were under the influence of alcohol, drugs

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Monday said that members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, who attacked him weekend in Nuremberg, Germany, were under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
EL PASO, TEXAS – AUGUST 06: FBI personnel drive in a vehicle in the Walmart parking lot as investigations continue at the scene of a mass shooting, which left at least 22 people dead, on August 6, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. President Donald Trump plans to visit the city August 7. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

FBI arrests many Nigerian fraudsters in US

‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said.
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Five US states in lawsuit against Donald Trump’s new immigration policy

Five attorneys general of U.S. states and city have filed a lawsuit against a new immigration policy by President Donald Trump administration to deny possible permanent residency to immigrants who receive some federal benefits.

Group asks court to nullify Michael Diden’s appointment

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has approached a Delta State High Court sitting in Warri urging it to nullify the appointment of Michael Diden popularly known as Ejele by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the Chairman of the Board of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Group urges EFCC to order arrest, prosecution of former AGF for ‘corruption, abuse of...

A civil society group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) have asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to order an arrest and prosecution of the former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Michael Kaase Aondoakaa, SAN within the next seven days on alleged corruption and abuse of office.

Presidency: Why Obla was fired

Controversial Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, was fired by the Presidency over multiple factors, chief among them questions over his certificates and illegal actions taken by him, which seriously embarrassed the Federal Government, a top source said last night.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyers Alert drags federal government to court over non-implementation of HIV workplace policy

A nonprofit organization, Lawyers Alert Nigeria, has dragged the Federal Government to court over non-implementation of HIV workplace policy by employers of labour in the country.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti monarchs drag governor to court over appointment of traditional council chairman

Some aggrieved monarchs have instituted a suit against Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi over the appointment of the Alawe of Alawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi as the Chairman of the State traditional council of Obas.
The FBI has launched two investigations into the death of disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell in New York.

FBI launches investigations into Jeffrey Epstein’s death in prison

The FBI has launched two investigations into the death of disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell in New York.
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Afghan women’s soccer officials slam FIFA over abuse probe

A “culture of abuse” still thrives in Afghanistan women’s football because of the way FIFA is handling allegations of sexual misconduct, top officials for the national women’s team said Thursday.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu urges minister-designates to help President Buhari fight unemployment

Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the March 9 election Uche Nwosu has urged incoming ministers to assist President Muhammadu Buhari in employment generation to fight unemployment.

Ex-AGF Adoke: I didn’t abscond from trial

Former Attorney-General of the Federation Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) on Sunday said he did not abscond from trial as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Illegal trading: Rivers governor sets up six mobile courts to try offenders

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has set up six mobile courts to mete out instant trial and judgement on traders and others trading and carrying out illegal activities at unauthorized places in the state.
Crown operates in Perth and Victoria, with a further casino in the pipeline for Sydney.

Australian gambling giant denies links to organized crime

A television documentary has made allegations linking Australia’s gambling giant, Crown Casino, to organized crime, money laundering and human trafficking. The company has taken out newspaper ads denying the allegations.

Malabu scam: Why we are after ex-AGF Adoke, others – EFCC

The investigation also revealed that the Adoke as the Attorney General and Minister of Justice abused his office in respect of the granting of the oil prospecting license OPL 245 to Shell and ENI.

Senator Okorocha insists Eastern Palm University jointly owned

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has insisted that the recently scrapped Eastern Palm University in Ogboko, Ideato North Local Government Area of the state is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) as against the findings of the Committee on Review of Tertiary Institutions led by Prof. Jude Njoku.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
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COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
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#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.