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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other allied bodies have been stripped of the powers to seize assets of people being investigated and such powers transferred to the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF).
Okoi Obono-Obla, former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), says he is being persecuted by the office of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari.
If the Oyo State Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation Bill 2019 is signed into law, herdsmen, cattle rearers or any other person (s) who rears or graze cattle or any other livestock openly in any part of state risks at least five (5) years jail term or a fine of five hundred thousand naira (500,000.00) or both if found guilty.
Pakistan's ailing former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who was jailed on money-laundering and corruption charges, has remained in a government hospital where he was taken last week after suffering a heart attack.
A Pakistani court granted bail on Friday to jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on medical grounds, a lawyer for Sharif said.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office on Thursday 26th of September 2019 secured the conviction of a thirty five year old Stephen Olarewaju Odanye charged before a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin.
Incarcerated controversial Ugandan academic has appealed to the High Court challenging her conviction and sentence.
The Department of Security Service (DSS) has finally released Mr. Ibrahim Dan-Halilu, eleven days after he was arrested at his Kaduna residence.
The Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) played an important role in investigating over 100 criminal cases since its establishment two years ago, Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, has said.
A Nigerian national, Adili Chibuike Ejike, who has been on death row in Singapore for drug smuggling was palpably relieved after the appeal court acquitted him on Monday.
Lagos High Court, sitting at Ikeja, has sentenced two policemen, Corporals Moses Pour and Ogunremi Kehinde, and Chief Security Officer of Topflyer, Mr Igoh Emmanuel, to various imprisonment terms for conspiracy and the unlawful killing of 33-year-old Murisiki Abiola Abdullahi.
An Ikeja High Court on Monday sentenced to death a 33-year-old man, Abiodun Allen, for killing his immediate younger brother, Wale, with a broken bottle.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that claimed that lawyers for the Federal Government had, in a London court filing, accused him of accepting bribes in order “to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago.”
Worried by the increasing state of insecurity in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the current security architecture in the country with the conclusion that the current system has failed the country.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, on March 28, 2019 secured the conviction of Ishiyaku Garba, Councillor of Bolari East, Gombe, who was arraigned before Justice Sa’ad Moh’d of a State High Court, on a three-count charge bordering on bribery.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.
Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
FIFA has signed a “comprehensive” memorandum of understanding with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The partnership will see football’s world governing body join forces with the inter-Governmental group which encompasses 10 countries in the region.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Great Ogboru, against the election of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the Governor of Delta State.
A new law on recovery and management of stolen public asset has given the federal government at least 30 per cent of the proceeds of asset recovered for state and local governments.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.
D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to 17.