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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court convicts businessman, company for N30 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of Usman Ibrahim Idris alongside his company, Influential Investment Limited, before Justice Fadawu Umar of the Borno State high court, Maiduguri.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Kogi guber aspirant promises to develop education section

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant, Abubakar Ibrahim, has promised to make Education sector a thematic area of his Administration if elected.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Kogi governorship aspirant denies imposition charge

A frontline aspirant for the Kogi State People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship ticket, Alh. Abubakar Ibrahim, has denied allegations that he is being imposed on the party and reiterated his preparedness to pursue his political ambition lawfully and with the fear of God. This is contained in a statement by his media team abd made available to newsmen in Lokoja today,
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Kogi ex-governor’s son joins guber race, promises to prioritise agriculture

Ahead of the November 2, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris, has declared that if elected , his government will place emphasis on Agriculture to creating jobs for the unemployment youths and to generate wealth for the state.

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Senate summons IGP Adamu over kidnappings, banditry

The senate has summoned Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), over the activities of kidnappers and armed bandits across the country.
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Nigeria drops to 120th in World Press Freedom index

Nigeria has dropped one place to 120th in the latest World Press Freedom Index released by the international media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Kola Ologbondiyan: PDP winning streak will be repeated in Kogi

Ahead of Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November, Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday, boasted that the winning streak of the party in the just concluded governorship elections would be repeated in the state.

Mass demotion looms in Police over alleged lopsided promotions

The Police Service Commission (PSC) is set to wield the axe that will see the pruning of the rank of the Nigeria Police Force.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-7

Federal government asks foreign airlines move to new Abuja airport terminal before March 31

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has directed all foreign airlines operating at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to move to the new international terminal on or before March 31.

Kogi elections: PDP accuses Governor Bello’s aide of making provocative statement

Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello, Edward Onoja, of planning to incite the people of the state against two former governors, Capt Idris Wada and Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, in a campaign of calumny.

Court frees two Chinese nationals accused of N1.8 billion fraud, share scam

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, discharged and acquitted two Chinese nationals, Hao Aijun and Lui Yangxi, who were accused of using forged documents to illegally re-allot shares of a Nigerian firm, BN Ceramics Nigeria Ltd.
Simon Kolawole

INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
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Election: Police, civil defence deploy 17,000 personnel in Kano

Police authorities in Kano said over 15,000 policemen have been deployed for Saturday’s presidential election.

Edwin Clark challenges INEC to control security agents on election day

A former Federal Commissioner of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, on Thursday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to take charge of the deployment of security personnel during the February and March elections.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police place embargo on issuance of new arms licences

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has placed, with immediate effect, embargo on the issuance of new licences for designated arms throughout the country.

Offa robbery: 21 AK 47 rifles stolen from armoury – witness

One of the prosecution witnesses in the ongoing Offa robbery case, Hitila Hassan, said on Friday that no fewer than 21 AK 47 rifles were stolen from the armoury of a police station in the community.

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Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

FIFA, others pay tribute to Mikel Obi after retirement

Following Thursday’s announcement by Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, of his retirement from international football, tributes have continued to pour in for him, including from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s international governing body.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Odion Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Ighalo with five goals to his name finished ahead of big guns like Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane who both finished on three goals respectively for Algeria and Senegal.
Neymar has hinted that his future lies in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, despite speculation regarding a move to Real Madrid continuing to bubble away in the background.

Barcelona offer Paris Saint-Germain £90 million plus two players for Neymar

Barcelona have made a £90m offer plus two players for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, according to Sky in Germany.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance.

Senator Omo-Agege: I’ll appoint aides from all geo-political zones

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance.
No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV-AIDS in Ogun during an HIV-AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.

HIV/AIDs: Total Group launches awareness project in Ogun

No fewer than 91 people tested positive for HIV/AIDS in Ogun during an HIV/AIDS Expanded Preventive Awareness Project conducted from July 8 to July 17 in the state.