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Court jails herbalist, others found with 11 human skulls, 29 bones

Justice Dusosinlohun Kawu of an Ilorin High Court, Wednesday convicted one local herb seller (alagbo), herbalist/ritualist, student and four others for trafficking, selling, buying and possessing human parts for money ritual.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Nine former public officers forfeit over N100 billion to federal government

The former public officers who had their funds or assets forfeited to the government include; former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke; former first lady, Patience Jonathan; former Senate President, Bukola Saraki; former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, his wife, daughter and aide.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Fire service seeks EFCC’s partnership on fire forensic audit

The Federal Fire Service (FFS), Kaduna has sought the hand of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the conduct of forensic audits on fire disasters.

Court orders wife to return carpet, mattress to husband

A Sharia Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered a housewife, Hauwa’u Zailani, to return the carpet and mattress she received as part of her dowry from her former, Akilu Yakubu.

List: Nigerian Defence Academy releases list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna has released the admission list of successful candidates for 71 Regular Course.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC subsidiary’s profit hits N4.75 billion

A subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) - National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO’s) operating profit increased by 130 percent from N2.07 billion in 2017 to N4.75 billion in 2018, its chairman, Mallam Bello Rabiu, has said.

Bandits kill 23 in fresh attack on Katsina communities

No fewer than 23 people have been killed, while many shops, houses and vehicles were set ablaze as bandits, again, attacked Sabuwa Local Government and Garin-Magaji village in Batsari Local Government of Katsina State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned public officials, particularly those elected and appointed into office, that they must keep public trust or leave.-4

President Buhari: INEC disappointed me despite long time for preparation

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Abuja said he was disappointed by the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the earlier scheduled 2019 general election despite the long period it had to prepare for the polls.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Vote buying: INEC To Probe FG’s TraderMoni Scheme

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

INEC boss swears in new REC, awaits confirmation of Osun nominee

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn in a new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) from Akwa Ibom State, Mr Monday Udo Tom, whose nomination was confirmed by the Senate last week.

CSO faults call for removal of INEC boss Mahmood Yakubu

A civil society organisation, the Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group, says the call for the removal of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, is an attempt to undermine the electoral process.

NLPGA: Nigeria’s LPG sector to record $10 billion growth in 8 years

President of the Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, NLPGA, Mr. Nuhu Yakubu, has predicted the nation’s LPG sector to record $10 billion growth in the next eight years.

SERAP asks Nigerian lawmakers to return illegal allowances

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has asked Nigerian lawmakers to voluntarily return payments made to them outside the law guiding the salaries and allowances of public officers in the country.

Court orders woman to refund dowry to husband

A Sharia Court II at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, has ordered one Maryam Muhammad to refund the N20,000 dowry paid for her by Mansur Yakubu, her husband, as a condition for divorce.

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Panic in Imo as hotelier dies

Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the people and government of Lagos State over the unfortunate explosion that claimed scores of lives in Lagos yesterday.

Governor Abiodun: How I begged President Buhari to shift Ogun lockdown

Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.

Coronavirus: JNI condemns misleading preaching of some Islamic clerics

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.

FRSC shuts of drivers licence processing centres

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, on Monday donated some medical supplies to the Lagos State government to support its quest to effectively contain the coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Pastor Adeboye donates surgical masks, hand gloves to Lagos

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, on Monday donated some medical supplies to the Lagos State government to support its quest to effectively contain the coronavirus pandemic in the state.