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The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned Nigerians to beware of the false advertisement trending on the social media that the service is recruiting, urging them to treat it as scam by fraudsters to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly job applicants.
The Disciplinary Panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Thursday dismissed one of the two petitions against the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Presidential election tribunal reserves ruling on PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has reserved ruling on the application filed by Atiku Abubakar and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for access to inspect the server and data of smart card reader used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the conduct of the February 23 presidential election.
The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.
Three activists working under a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Coalition Against Insurgency and Kidnapping in Yorubaland, have been arrested and detained by men of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) after dispersing the June 12 rally in Ibadan on Wednesday.
The immediate-past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, says he will appear before the disciplinary panel of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee on Friday to face the petitioners seeking the stripping of his Senior Advocate of Nigeria rank for alleged misconduct.
The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, will on June 14, 2019 face the Disciplinary Panel the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee over a prejudicial statement made against the detained former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered Senator Buruji Kashamu to pay N50, 000 cost each to the Department of State Services (DSS) Director-General and the National Drug law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) says it has uncovered an alleged attempt by a fraudster to defraud it of N1.3 billion from UBE Matching Grant.
A retired brigadier general of the Nigerian Army, Adamu Yusuf, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate an open enquiry on the status of an alleged $2billion loot recovered since 2015.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has said the security challenges facing the country is threatening its corporate existence.
The Federal Government yesterday arraigned a journalist, Jones Abiri, for alleged economic sabotage and terrorism.
A Federal High Court in Apo has fixed October 3, for the arraignment of the former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, on five-counts bordering on conspiracy and illegal act of accepting and giving gratifications.
The governors of the 36 states, acting under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, have rejected the financial autonomy recently granted the 774 local government areas in the country.
The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.
The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
Egypt have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to commence on June 21.
The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.
Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city in recent days to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland to stand trial.