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Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Thursday inaugurated a 12-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to look into alleged brutality and other forms of rights abuses by officers and men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police.
Four executive members of the 151 Base Services Group (151 BSG) Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Makurdi, standing trial before a General Court Martial sitting at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi for criminal misappropriation of over N41 million have been found guilty and sanctioned appropriately.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has reacted to his purported suspension by a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, describing it as a joke taken too far.
The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.
Mr Lucky Amiwero, President, National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA), on Saturday said that cumbersome and archaic system in the ports hindered trade facilitation.
A former bank staff, Oluwafemi Raji, and two others on Wednesday appeared in an Ile-Ife Magistrates ‘ Court over alleged attempt to steal N1.3 million, belonging to customers.
Popular Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri, has stated that voting in Nigeria should be stopped until it is expressly stated that death sentence should be given to politicians and public servants who misuse government funds.
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 35-year-old man, Maroof Buhari, at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for alleged breach of peace and stealing.
An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, on Thursday sentenced a 25 years old herdsman, Mohamodu Haruna, to death by hanging for killing a fellow herder, one Mohamadu Usman.
The code also contains the Antitrust provision aimed at boosting local content and local industry due to laws prohibiting exclusive use of rights by broadcasters who, according to the minister, intend to create monopolies and hold the entire market to themselves.
Tanzania's main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the October 28 General Election, pending approval by the national delegates conference slated for Tuesday.
The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested and paraded 201 suspected looters and made recoveries of some looted items.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.
The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, says anyone caught unlawfully with NYSC uniforms will face a three-year jail term.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to improve the welfare of its personnel.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (Kaduna Electric) will on Friday, commence the distribution of one million prepaid metres to electricity consumers in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara.
Bayern Munich expect to be without rising star Alphonso Davies for up to eight weeks after he tore ankle ligaments early in Saturday’s 5-0 rout of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.
The Serving Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has proposed Ordinary National Diploma from a recognised polytechnic as the minimum qualification for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
A key group of WTO ambassadors has proposed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be the next head of the World Trade Organization, a WTO spokesman said on Wednesday, but the United States said it could not endorse her.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday presented a N109,666,376,722.61K proposed appropriation bill for 2021 to the State House of Assembly for consideration.