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Deji Adeyanju

Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .

Court discharges, acquits ex-banker charged with N3.6 million fraud

A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a microfinance bank worker, Mola Oluwatobi, 25, charged with N3.6 million fraud.
Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

The Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja on Tuesday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison, moments after the political activist was arraigned on a petition filed by Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai.

Suspect: Why I use my lovers’ nude pictures to blackmail them

A 21-year-old girl, Blessing Odama, has disclosed that she took snapshots of her lovers’ nudities in order to blackmail them because they were wicked and gave insignificant money after sex.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC relocates data centre to headquarters after inferno

Following a fire outbreak at its office, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has relocated its data centre and inter-agency task force units to its headquarters in Jabi, Abuja.

Court revokes bail of Abuja whistle-blower

A Wuse Zone 6 Magistrate’s Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Friday revoked the bail it granted an Abuja-based whistleblower, Jeff Ove.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Minimum wage: Mix reactions trail suspension of strike

A cross-section of workers on Tuesday in Abuja, expressed mixed reactions on organised labour’s suspension of the Nov. 6, proposed strike to press for the implementation of a new national minimum wage.
Shiite Members

Federal government arraigns detained Shiite members

The federal government has arraigned some Shiite members arrested during one of the the recent clashes with the army in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites clash again with security operatives in Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have clashed with security operatives again in Abuja.

How Jonah Jang ‘diverted’ N2 billion MSMEs fund – witnesses

“On 20th March, 2015 our bank credited the N2 billion to PLASMEDA account; we were also given instructions by the accountant general to transfer the money back to Plateau state Project Account,” he said.
Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose regains freedom from EFCC custody

The former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, after meeting his bail conditions.
Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose spent his first day out of office on Tuesday in the detention cell of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja.

Ayodele Fayose set to regain freedom from custody

Immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Peter Ayodele Fayose is set to regain his freedom from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as he has met his bail conditions.

Woman docked for allegedly kidnapping, selling minor

The Police on Monday arraigned 48-years-old Akwaja Adaeze in Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court in Abuja, for allegedly kidnapping a minor and selling him off for N650,000.

Woman jailed for terminating pregnancy

A Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on Tuesday sentenced one Holy Flobert to six months imprisonment for terminating her pregnancy.

Two men in court for allegedly belonging to gang

The police on Monday arraigned two men, Tony Ujo, 27, and Joseph Azuanagu, 25, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court in Abuja for allegedly belonging to a gang of thieves.
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Federal government secures Peter Nwaoboshi’s arrest warrant

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has secured a warrant of arrest against embattled Delta senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, for alleged conspiracy, diversion of public funds and official corruption.

Businessman in court over alleged N1.1 million fraud

A 47-year-old businessman, Francis Nwaka, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly obtaining N1.1 million from a customer under false pretext.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Official: Niger government spends N2 billion on roads

Niger State Rural Access and Mobility Project says it has spent about N 2 billion on the construction of rural roads across the state.

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SON cautions Nigerians against buying fairly used gas cylinders

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) on Thursday warned Nigerians/ importers on the grave consequences of importation and use of fairly used cooking gas cylinders.
Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello (2nd right) presenting certificates, plaque and gifts to Onisarotu Oluwatoyin Adesina at the 2018 Pens Down Ceremony for 21 Permanent Secretaries. With them are the Head of Service of Lagos State, Folasade Adesoye (Left) and Alhaji Waliu Onibon (Right).

Lagos sends forth 21 retired permanent secretaries

The Lagos State Government on Thursday sent forth 21 Permanent Secretaries (PS) who retired from the civil service between January and November, 2018.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke: My running mate did not resign

Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Donald Duke has cleared the air over a rumour that his running mate has resigned.

68 inmates gain freedom in Ogun

The Ogun Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has granted pardon to 68 inmates from the five prisons in the state.

SGF: Federal government working on early implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government is working toward early implementation of new minimum wage which has caused a lot of controversies in recent times, Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said.