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Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has advised governors in the South West Nigeria to enact laws to legitimize Operation Amotekun.
Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, on Tuesday, at the Federal High Court Abuja, opened his defence in the alleged N2.1 billion fraud charge, preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday, stressed that the region’s newly launched security outfit codenamed, ‘Operation Amotekun’ was to complement the efforts of the conventional internal security agencies in the region.
Rap superstar Jay-Z filed a lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections Tuesday on behalf of nearly 30 prisoners, claiming inmates are being subject to inhumane, violent and unconstitutional conditions that have led to the death of five people over the last two weeks.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said his administration will work hard to justify the confidence Lagosians have in his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) by voting and retaining it as the ruling party in the state.
The Chairman of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Nasarawa State Chapter, Alhaji Abbas Ramallan, has urged its members to repay the farm inputs loan they received under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.
The Niger State Police Command says it recovered over N16.6 million from different crime suspects across the state in 2019.
In what may be termed an aggressive move to swell government’s revenue, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will begin a nationwide tax enforcement exercise on recalcitrant tax evaders on Wednesday, December 18 (today).
The remains of all of the 39 migrants found dead in a lorry in England last month after being trafficked into the country have been returned to Vietnam, the government said in a statement on Saturday.
Medical Director of National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Ningi, Bauchi State, Dr. Umar Ibrahim, says the North-East region has the highest number of obstetric complications in the country.
An international forensic accountant, Prof Emmanuel Emenyonu, has cautioned the public against being swayed by unproven allegations.
About N3tn would be required to curb and respond to disasters across Nigeria by 2020, the National Emergency Management Agency announced on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the board, management and staff of the Nigerian Tribune Newspapers on its 70th anniversary.
Following the ban of individuals and small firms from investing in treasury bills by the Central Bank of Nigeria, investors poured money into shares instead, which boosted the market capitalisation of equities by N245bn.
Anthony Joshua has been approached by Saudi Arabia to stage a mega-fight with the winner of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, according to AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in December out in the Gulf state to win back his world titles.
The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday reached and agreement that legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun.
The Newly sworn in Imo Governor, Chief Hope Uzodinma, says he feels excited and encouraged being part of the National Economic Council (NEC).
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Creative Industry is the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy in terms of business opportunities, employment generation, earnings as well as entertainment.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the U-turn made by legal icon, Mr Femi Falana, justified Federal Government’s stance that the establishment of the operation of “Amotekun” was illegal.
The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.
Winner of Big Brother Naija, Pepper Dem gang, Mercy Eke, will make her Nollywood debut in `Fate of Alakada’, a movie produce by Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State.
The Abia State government has pledged support for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to help combat the high use of illicit drugs in the state.
It re-emphasised that government had not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State.