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Nigeria Prison service to establish Borstal homes in Enugu, Bayelsa

The Nigeria Prisons Service plans to establish Borstal homes in Enugu and Bayelsa States, to serve the South East and South regions of the country.

Experts give conditions for establishment of state police

The National Coordinator, Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) Okechukwu Nwanguma has said the call for State Police has been recurrent because of concerns over deteriorating insecurity in Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, after corruption charges against her were struck out by an Ikeja High Court.

Money laundering: Justice Ajumogobia hospitalised – counsel

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday heard that one of its judges facing money laundering charges before the court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, is on admission at a Lagos hospital and could not stand trial.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Adams Oshiomhole: Nigeria not a colony, we won’t accept foreign interference

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said oreign interference in the internal affairs of the country will not be accepted because Nigeria is not anyone’s colony.

Kaduna government inaugurates committee on criminal justice monitoring

The Kaduna state government has constituted a Judicial Monitoring Committee on the Administration of the Criminal Justice Law in the state.

Osun chief judge releases 32 prison inmates

Thirty-two awaiting trial inmates from the two prison formations in Ilesha and Ile Ife, Osun state, have been released by the state’s Chief Judge, Adepele Ojo.

NDLEA decries high-level abuse of tramadol, cough syrup

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, NDLEA Chairman- says abuse of Tramadol, codeine based cough syrup still high among Nigerian youth

NDLEA: Abuse of Tramadol, cough syrup still high among Nigerian youths

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried the continuous high-level of abuse of Tramadol and codeine based cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
Meng Hongwei

China: Interpol’s Meng Hongwei is under investigation

The announcement came on Sunday shortly after the wife of Meng Hongwei said her husband sent her an image of a knife before he disappeared during a trip to their native China.

Enugu chief judge pardons 129 inmates

No fewer than 129 prisoners were granted pardon in three prisons in Enugu State by the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Priscilla Emehelu as she concludes the 2018 jail delivery sessions.

Judge to rule on Fred Ajudua’s bail application July 5

An Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos has adjourned till July 5 ruling on an application for bail brought by one-time Lagos socialite and businessman, Fred Ajudua.

Nigerian prisons should be for reformation – Governor Okowa

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated for Nigerian Prisons to be for correction and reformation of inmates rather than places for punishment and stigmatization.

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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.