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Following street protests across the country by youths in October, the federal government had announced a disbandment of the special squad and immediately directed the establishment of various judicial panels to look into the allegations of rights abuse and other wrongful conduct of police officers in the course of their duties.
The Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Mohammed Isah, has called for strict compliance with extant laws establishing the bureau, in other to fulfill its mandate.
The Senate Committee on Local Content has threatened to sanction the Ministers of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and Festus Keyamo, over their failure to appear at an investigative hearing on diving operations in the oil and gas industry.
In a bid to have free, fair and credible bye-elections into the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe 11 Constituency, Lagos State House of Assembly seats, the Lagos State Police Command has declared restriction of movement between 6 am and 6 pm on Saturday, December 5 2020.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has inaugurated 16 members of the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) board to proffer innovative and feasible solutions to the challenges of pension administration in Nigeria.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
The Nasarawa State Traders and Marketers Association (NSTMA) has fallen into deeper crisis, following allegations of embezzlement of over 15 million Naira as well as a vehicle worth 1.5 million by former President, Shammasu Dantsoho.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have filed a suit to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality by men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it is targeting to create 625,000 jobs in the country through the establishment of 35,900 hectares of Irrigable land.
Implementation of South Sudan's 2018 peace accord has stalled and authorities have blocked humanitarian access to areas where conflict has restarted, the UN panel of experts said in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday.
Deputy President of Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has declared that the National Assembly has no power to replace the current constitution with new one.
Members of the Philippine army have been accused of committing a war crime, after posing for a photo with the body of a suspected communist rebel fighter, who is also the daughter of a member of Congress.
Those agigating for a brand new Constitution in Nigeria may have to perish the thought as the National Assembly lacks the powers to do so, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said on Wednesday that the window of opportunity for “waivers of penalties and interest on outstanding taxes arising from desk examinations, audit exercises, investigations or all other forms of tax assessment” will close on December 31, 2020.
All public officers and top cadre civil servants in Bauchi State have been directed to immediately declare their assets in line with the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau to avoid running against the law.
President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Finance Bill 2020 to the House of Representatives for consideration and passage into law.
The Cross River Internal Revenue Service (CRIRS) has won a landmark case instituted against it by Union Bank Plc, before the Tax Appeal Tribunal (South-south zone) sitting in Benin.
A recent research titled, ‘Transactional Accountability, Process Consistency and Operational Transparency- A Report on NAFDAC,’ has adjudged the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) as one of the best performing MDAs in terms of satisfaction of its clients.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied media reports saying that the contractual agreement for the supply of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft by the U.S, for which payment had been made, was in jeopardy due to bad runway at the 407 Air Combat Training Group (407 ACTG), Kainji, Niger.
Mixed reactions have continued to trail plans by the private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), to spend N100 billion in rehabilitating all the 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide, during the #EndSARS protests.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed “to probe false posting on the Ministry’s official Twitter handle of court proceedings in a lawsuit against him and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
Between 2004 and 2012, Ifueko Omogui Okauru led a revolutionary campaign in the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Under her leadership during the period, FIRS witnessed extensive reforms and fundamental transformation.
The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.
Iranians voted on Friday in a presidential election likely to be won by a hardline judge subject to U.S. sanctions, though many are expected to ignore the ballot amid economic hardship and calls for a boycott by liberals at home and abroad
A 52-year-old farmer in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region has had his vanished penis returned to him and in its normal state, but it is yet to start functioning.
Former Arsenal and Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas has revealed fan favourite N’Golo Kante also has a ‘dark side’ to his game.
Angola won their third successive Handball Championship title with a 25-15 win over hosts Cameroon in Yaounde on Friday.
Undoubtedly, the demand for more food consumption is the case globally, mainly due to the increasing population year on year. One of the extreme challenges that Africa faces particularly Nigeria is that of feeding its growing population amidst other perennial issues.