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Police recruitment: Court strikes out PSC’s suit against IGP

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the Police Service Commission (PSC)’s suit, challenging Muhammad Adamu, Inspector-General (I-G) of Police’s power to recruit 10, 000 police officers.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Court reinstates sacked Oye-Ekiti university lecturer

The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a lecturer of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga, who was sacked by the management.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi guber: I didn’t sleep before appeal court verdict – Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has said that he had a sleepless night because he was apprehensive of what the Appeal Court verdict will be.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

You can’t stop EFCC from investigating you – Court tells Kaduna governor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, says Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him.
From left Hamza Abbas, Ahmed Mohamed and Abdullah Chaarani have been jailed for conspiracy to plot a terrorist attack in Melbourne’s Federation Square on Christmas Day in 2016. Abbas was given a non-parole period of 16 years and Mohamed and Chaarani a non-parole period of 28 years and six months. Photograph: James Ross/AAP

Australian court hands out heavy sentences for Melbourne Christmas terror plotters

Two men who plotted a 2016 Christmas Day terror attack in Melbourne, Australia’s second most populous city, will spend at least 28 years behind bars, a court ruled on Friday.

ICPC: Education, health, justice ministries rank low in ‘ethics, integrity compliance’

In a recent report titled “Ethics and Integrity Compliance Scorecard on 108 MDAs,” the anti-graft agency evaluated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the areas of Management Culture and Structure (MCS), Financial Management Systems (FMS) and Administrative Systems (AS) to see how they fared in ethical conducts as public institutions.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan.

P&ID scandal: EFCC kicks against Briton’s application for bail variation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos guber: Labour Party to challenge Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s election with 16 lawyers

Labour Party governorship candidate for Lagos State, Prince Ifagbemi Awamaridi, has indicated a plan by its party to challenge the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Supreme Court with 16 lawyers to be led by U.O. Sule, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood producer’s trial in January.
Omoyele Sowore

US lawmakers write Nigeria, condemn clampdown on journalists, activists, protesters

Two U.S. lawmakers have written to the Nigerian ambassador in the U.S., Sylvanus Nsofor, over the continuous detention of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare.

47 men arraigned, get N500k bail for ‘gay sex relations’

The Police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned 47 men before Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court Lagos, for allegedly engaging in amorous gay sexual relationships.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ‘Ibrahim Magu’ in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’ spurious corruption investigations.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Kogi/Bayelsa polls: Don’t Indict any political party – Speaker Gbajabiamila tells panel

The House of Representatives’ Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said no political party should be mentioned in the report of a joint committee set up to probe circumstances leading to the loss of lives during the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arrests two prisons controllers over $1 million scam by jailed internet fraudster

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested two prison officials for giving exaggerated medical reports that warranted jailed internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, being given a referral to be treated outside the facility.
Nigeria Police

Extrajudicial killing: Police unwilling to pay damages, ignores court order

Mr Tope Temokun, a Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, has said on Tuesday that he would sue the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, for contempt of court in the case of the police killing his client.

Money laundering: We wish you well – Ohanaeze tells Air Peace chief

Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has added voice to the ongoing travail of the Chairman of Air Peace airline, Mr Allen Onyema.
A former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Maurice Iwu has arrived the Federal High Court in Lagos for his arraignment.

Judge’s absence stalls Maurice Iwu’s N1.2 billion fraud case

The scheduled N1.23bn fraud trial of a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, was stalled on Monday as the trial judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, did not sit.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari orders security to fish out killers of Kogi PDP woman leader

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to fish out those behind the murder of Mrs. Achejuh Abuh, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Woman leader in Kogi State.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.