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Lagos seals six illegal traditional medicine facilities

The Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board has sealed the facilities of illegal traditional medicine practitioners in Ikorodu area of the State in its quest to rid Lagos of unwholesome practices.
Hajj Pilgrims

NAHCON launches task force on visa violation, sets up committees

As part of efforts to forestall the issue of pilgrims over-staying their visa permit while on Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has established a Task Force with the directive of being pre-emptive of culprits with membership drawn from various security agencies and NAHCON staff.

Lagos to prosecute 10 arrested for driving against traffic

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have concluded arrangements to prosecute 10 arrested vehicles owners/drivers for driving against on-coming vehicles (one-way) over the weekend in Lagos.

Taskforce arrests notorious criminal in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences has nabbed a notorious criminal for robbery and pick-pocketing in Lagos.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos taskforce to prosecute 15 over street trading

The Lagos State Task Force Unit on Tuesday said it would prosecute the 15 culprits arrested in the Oyingbo area of the state for illegal trading activities.

Lagos taskforce suspends paramilitary officer for corruption

Lagos State Task Force on Tuesday said it has suspended a paramilitary officer of the Agency, by name Mr Ikuburuju Alex popularly called ‘Iku,’ for extorting money from an arrested traffic offender in Ikorodu, following complaints against the officer on the social media and subsequent investigation of the accused staff.

NBA to establish commercial law centre in Babcock university

The Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun has announced that the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is looking to establish a centre for Commercial Legal Studies in the university.
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Embassy: 102 Nigerians in Chad’s prisons

The Embassy of Nigeria in Chad on Friday said no fewer than 102 Nigerians were in the country’s prisons, serving varying jail terms.

Benue government releases 105 impounded cows to owner

The Benue State government has released to its owner 105 cows earlier impounded by the Livestock Guards Task Force for open grazing near Akawe Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies in Makurdi.
Ali Abubakar Makoda, Honorable Commissioner, Ministry of Environment, Kano State

Sanitation: Kano government to arrest, prosecute erring tricyclists

Kano state government has threatened to arrest and prosecute commercial tricycles who are in the habit of violating the order on restriction of movement during the monthly environmental sanitation.

Hadi Sirika: Atiku Abubakar’s alleged intimidation mischievous

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has dismissed PDP’s allegation of intimidation on its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the security operatives on arrival from Dubai on Sunday.

Hadi Sirika: Search of Atiku Abubakar’s luggage, aircraft a routine exercise on all international...

The Federal Government on Sunday said the search on the aircraft of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, at the Abuja airport was a routine exercise that applied to all international arrivals.
Atiku Abubakar

Presidency: Why Atiku Abubakar was searched at airport

The federal government Sunday said there was no ulterior motive behind the search a former vice president of the country and the presidential candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his staff underwent on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, from Dubai.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Apapa gridlock: Task force to begin impounding deviant trucks on Monday

The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Gridlock has said that it would on Monday start impounding deviant and idle articulated vehicles on Lagos bridges and roads.

Yobe government set up task force to check illegal tree felling

In a bid to protect the environment and preserve natural resources in Yobe state , the state government has set up a Task Force to check illegal tree felling as well as production and transportation of fresh wood and charcoal.

Lagos task force identifies criminal hideouts at abattoir

“It was an eyesore with miscreants and hoodlums freely smoking and selling Indian hemp, including prostitution by under aged boys and girls around the area,” the police image maker said.

Sallah: Tricycle, motorcycle, fireworks banned in Plateau

Security operatives in Plateau State, headed by the Special Task Force (STF) Commander, Major General Anthony Atolagbe, on Thursday said operators of tricycles (Keke-Napep) and motorcycles (Okada) are restricted for two days, Friday and Saturday, to ensure a hitch free Sallah celebration in the state.

Police recover 179 illegal firearms in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers says it has recovered 179 arms and 577 cartridges from members of the public.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: I have not been certified – Atiku Abubakar’s data analyst

Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Presidency: Court will decide Ibraheem El Zakzaky’s fate

The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Governor Masari pushes for collective dialogue with bandits in North-West

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.

Tailor arrested over alleged N1.48 million fraud

A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
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Kogi guber: APC stakeholders drag NWC to court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.