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Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA to partner Anambra drug control body on fight against illicit drug

The Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has said it will partner more with the State Drug Control Committee in this 2020 to spread its campaign against drug abuse to more communities in the State.

Nigerian Airforce redeploys 76 senior officers

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 36 Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) and 40 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) including some Branch Chiefs, Air Officers Commanding (AOCs), Commandants of Tri-Service Institutions, Directors and Commanders.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

The Sun begs AGF stop EFCC from sealing newspaper

The management of the Sun Publishing Limited on Saturday appealed to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from sealing the company’s corporate headquarters.
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Lawyers, CSOs, others hail Senator Kalu’s 12-year prison sentence

Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.

Conviction: CUPP wants Senator Orji Kalu to resign as Senate principal officer

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has called on the former governor of Abia State and senator representing Abia North, Orji Uzor Kalu, to resign his position as the Chief Whip of the Senate because of his conviction, Thursday by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

Senator Orji Kalu convicted of N7.2 billion fraud

A federal high court in Lagos on Thursday found a former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, guilty of fraud.

N7.6 billion fraud: Senator Kalu knows fate December 5

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court will on December 5 deliver judgement in a N7.6 billion money-laundering suit involving Orji Kalu, the senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly.
The Yobe House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed receipt of 20 nominees submitted by Gov. Mai Mala Buni for screening and confirmation as commissioners and members of the state executive council.

Yobe assembly to screen 20 commissioner nominees

The Yobe House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed receipt of 20 nominees submitted by Gov. Mai Mala Buni for screening and confirmation as commissioners and members of the state executive council.

Supreme Court fixes date to hear cross-appeal against central bank, Cecilia Ibru

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned a cross appeal against the Central Bank of Nigeria seeking to compel it to disclose information under the Freedom of Information Act.

Recruitment: Police release names of successful candidates

This is despite a Federal High Court in Abuja urging that all parties stay action over the recruitment exercise until the matter brought against the Police by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment is determined.

N7.65 billion fraud: Senator Kalu knows fate December 2

The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 2, 2019 for judgment in the trial of a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others for an alleged N7.65bn fraud.
President Buhari at the event

SERAP: Why President Buhari’s government is undermining judiciary

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said failure to publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary, was the reason the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to disregard the judiciary.

Insecurity: Guards Brigade soldiers urged to be at alert

Officers and soldiers of the Guards Brigade Nigerian Army have been urged to be disciplined, obedient and alert at all times to curb the activities of terrorists and other criminal groups causing problems for the nation.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court faults federal government lawyer’s appearance for President Buhari

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the February 23 presidential election.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court discharges, acquits former President Jonathan’s ex-aide of N1.6 billion fraud charge

The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted former President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Dr Waripamo Owei-Dudafa of an alleged N1.6billion fraud charge.

Orji Kalu, others rest case in N7.65bn fraud trial

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others rested their case on Thursday in their 12-year trial for an alleged fraud of N7.65bn.

Former President Jonathan’s ex-aide knows fate today over ‘N1.6 billion fraud’

A Federal High Court in Lagos will today deliver judgment in the alleged N1.6billion fraud trial of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s aide, Dr Waripamo Owei-Dudafa.

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Governor Lalong condemns killings in Plateau

The governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has condemned the recent attack and killing of innocent people in Kwatas village in Bokkos local government area of the state.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Bayelsa guber: Tribunal dismisses Green Party petition against David Lyon

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by Eneyi Zidougha of Green Party (GP), challenging the victory of David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in the governorship poll.
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Accrington Stanley owner Andy Holt has called on the FA to fine Liverpool for their decision to field a weakened team in their Emirates FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury Town.

Lassa fever: Four suspected cases recorded in Adamawa

Adamawa State government on Monday confirmed four suspected cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor seeks approval for N15 billion loan to fund free education

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has asked for the approval of the State House of Assembly to borrow N15billion from Guaranty Trust Bank in the name of the 44 local governments of the state to run his government’s free education policy.