• Trump bars journalists from first meeting with Obama

    Trump bars journalists from first meeting with Obama

    The United States President-elect Donald Trump yesterday broke protocol by barring journalists from his first meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.

    At the end of the meeting, Obama described his conversation with Trump as “excellent” and “wide-ranging”, and stressed that his number one priority was facilitating a smooth transition of power.

    Trump said he looked forward to dealing with Obama in the future, calling it a “great honour.”

    The White House said that long before Trump’s stunning upset over Hillary […]

  • EFCC bars Fani-Kayode, Mohammed, other detainees from calls, receiving visitors

    EFCC bars Fani-Kayode, Mohammed, other detainees from calls, receiving visitors

    It was gathered that the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed a ban on solidarity visits to, and phone calls by suspects in the Commission’s detention facilities.

    It was learnt that the said ban on visits and phone calls was conveyed in a circular from the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

    Sources who confirmed the development, said it followed the recent visits of prominent personalities to former Director of Media, Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign […]

  • DSS raids: NJC bars judges from accepting gifts

    DSS raids: NJC bars judges from accepting gifts

    According to reports, the National Judicial Council (NJC) has formally barred judges and court staff from soliciting or accepting gifts from other arms of government.

    In a statement issued yesterday, in Abuja, the NJC reiterated its independence as an arm of government and has outlawed any form of lobbying of other arms of government by the Judiciary or any of its institutions.

    It has also outlined new measures to curb corruption and other unethical conduct among judicial officers and other court staff.

    These […]

  • FRSC bars commercial motorcyclists from plying major roads in Lagos

    FRSC bars commercial motorcyclists from plying major roads in Lagos

    The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said that it is collaborating with other traffic agencies to ensure that commercial motorcyclists are barred from plying major roads in Lagos state.

    The Sector Commander of the commission in Lagos, Mr Hyginus Omeje, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that a task force had been put in place to enforce the ban.

    Omeje said: “On the issue of restriction of Okada on major highways in Lagos State, we are […]