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The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, says the agency has recovered over $100 million for the Nigerian Ports Authority
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has so far recovered over N6 billion, 30 real estates and 32 automobiles between March and June this year.
I have been privileged to interview quite a number of world leaders in the course of my journalism career. These include President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Ketumile Masire of Botswana, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan etc. not to talk of holding the microphone across the world in the presence of countless Presidents in my then capacity as President Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesperson
Despite Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu’s appeal to Lagos residents to disregard any sit-at-home order by activists, marketers in Ogba axis of Lagos, shut their stores Saturday over fear of violent clashes between protesters and security agencies.
“We have just received with rude shock a premeditated attack on our people at Igangan, Ibarapa, Oyo State, in the early hours of today. This cowardly onslaught on a peaceful community has occasioned loss of lives and property on a large scale,” Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said on behalf of his colleagues.
Six days after the Chairman of Amotekun Corps in Oyo State, General Ajibola Togun (retd) raised the alarm that some foreign herders were about to unleash terror on the six states in the South West, scores of gunmen have attacked Igangan in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state killing about 20 people.
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 42-year-old man, John Daniel, for allegedly threatening with dangerous weapons and raping a 30-year-old lady (names withheld), under the false pretense of assisting her to procure a shop for rent.
Some suspected kidnappers, on Wednesday, were caught around the Rumuosi axis of the East West road in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Abutu Yaro, says gallant policemen have repelled attacks on police divisions in Umundugba, Isu council area, and Omuma.
Black marketers on major streets of Abakaliki cashed in on the sit-at-home order by the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday to make brisk business.
Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi and his Information and Culture counterpart, Alhaji Lai Mohammed are inspecting the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge project ahead of the commissioning by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has advised the Federal Government to increase the number of Air Traffic Controllers in the country, so that air traffic will be effectively handled across all the nation’s airports.
Security has been beefed up in Imo over fears resulting from a sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) led by Nnamdi Kanu.
Police Command in Enugu State says no casualty was recorded in the fire outbreak in a filling station in Agbani, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.
A radicalised French ex-prisoner on a watch list of potential terrorist threats stabbed a policewoman inside her station in western France on Friday and died following a shoot-out with police, a government minister said.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says Radio Nigeria broadcasts have always been balanced, which has made it the envy of other radio stations in the country.
Newsmen gathered that the assailants attacked around 1.30 am, shooting sporadically at the station but met stiff resistance as the men on guard duty put up a tough fight.
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday paraded six suspects who smuggled 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel contained in 750 giant polythene bags, which were carefully concealed among sacks of sawdust to deceive security operatives. The seized product has an estimated value of N21,920 million.
The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.
Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga is set to miss the Tokyo Games after being banned for four years for a second anti-doping rule violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country’s biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.
Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, said Federal Government is yet to consider Plateau State on the 500 housing units constructing for for destroyed communities in North East due to Insecurity.
Nigeria’s daily count of new coronavirus infections recorded a significant decline with only eight samples confirmed positive on Saturday.
Five hundred Hong Kong police officers sifted through reporters' computers and notebooks at pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on Thursday, the first case in which authorities have cited media articles as potentially violating the national security law.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced plans to launch a regulatory incubation (RI) programme for fintechs operating or seeking to operate in the Nigerian capital market.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has raised the alarm about the abuse of social media as a threat to Nigeria’s democracy.