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The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Thursday in Abuja through a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah.

Coronavirus: Minister wants speedy decongestion of prisons

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has called for the quick decongestion of correctional centres in Nigeria to avert the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the facilities.
They are Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigeria: No record of how former Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan spend $5 billion Abacha’s loot

The Federal Government has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it has no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha and no records of the spending of about $5 billion recovered loot for the period between 1999 and 2015.

Nigeria: No record of spending on $5 billion Abacha loot’

The Federal Government has told Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it “has no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and no records of the spending of about $5 billion recovered loot for the period between 1999 and 2015.”
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Count me out of former Emir Sanusi dethronement

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said that he was not in any way connected with the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and his subsequent banishment to Nassarawa State.
A lawyer, Malcom Omirhobo, has filed a suit before the Fed­eral High Court, Asaba, Delta State, seeking a stop to open grazing and alleged killings and kidnapping by herders in some parts of the state.

Lawyer sues Nigeria, Delta over open grazing

A lawyer, Malcom Omirhobo, has filed a suit before the Fed­eral High Court, Asaba, Delta State, seeking a stop to open grazing and alleged killings and kidnapping by herders in some parts of the state.
The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has condemned protests against the newly appointed Board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Lawyers ask court to sack NDDC interim committee, advisory council

Two Abuja-based lawyers have approached a Federal High Court in Abuja seek­ing an order for the nul­lification of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), as well as its Ad­visory Committee recently inaugurated by President Muhammad Buhari.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, met with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in Awe, Nasarawa State. 1

Court orders Police, DSS chiefs to release Mallam Sanusi

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, who was banished to Awe, a town in Nasarawa State.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Emir Sanusi and the conspiracy of Northern oligarchy

His background in Islamic Studies at a leading Islamic University in Khatourm, the capital of Sudan, should have ordinarily perverted critical reasoning in him, paradoxically, the recently ‘deposed’ Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, frantically utilized Islamic knowledge as an intellectual instrument to illuminate the dark sides of his society.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Former Kano emir to challenge banishment, detention in court

Following the dethronement and banishment of former emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, he has said that he will approach the court to challenge the action taken by the Kano State Government.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Deposed Emir Sanusi’s lawyers to challenge banishment

The legal team of the deposed Emir Muhammadu Sanusi of Kano led by Abubakar Mahmoud has said it would challenge the banishment of Sanusi to Loko local government in Nasarawa State.

Coronavirus: Lawyer wants Nigeria to stop Chinese, Iranian, Italian visitors

An Abuja-based lawyer, Johnmary Jideobi, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for an order directing the Federal Government to stop issuing entry visas to Italians, Iranians and Chinese.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS to arraign INEC officials for alleged electoral fraud

The Department of State Services (DSS) has resolved to arraign Sulaiman Ikhuoriah, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Police, Customs, NSCDC get radio licences

The Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Customs Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps are among 52 organisations that have just been granted radio licences by the National Broadcasting Commission.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says the Director-General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Chima Igwe, has not been awarded a PhD degree.

HEDA asks Nigerian government to prosecute sacked FIIRO chief

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) has asked the federal government to prosecute Chima Igwe, former acting director-general of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos state (FIIRO).

Nigerian government writes SERAP, demands list of ex-governors, ministers collecting double pay, life pensions

The Federal Government has asked Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to “send the full list of former governors and ministers that have received and/or receiving double pay and life pensions in order to enhance and ensure compliance with the judgment of the court.”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

Reps task NEPC on improved forex earnings, 35% non-oil export minimum target

The House of Representatives on Monday tasked the management of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on the need to redouble its efforts toward improving non-oil revenues.

Court strikes out criminal charges against Senator Ekweremadu

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday struck out the criminal charge filed by the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property against the former deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, for lack of diligent prosecution.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Official: SEC generates N194.48 million from penalties in 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says it generated N194.48 million from penalties in 2019.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.