• Enroll children in schools or be prosecuted – Borno government warns parents

    Enroll children in schools or be prosecuted – Borno government warns parents

    Borno State Government on Monday said it would prosecute parents who fail to enroll their children and wards in schools.

    “Any parent either out of ignorance or willingly refuses to send his child to school will be made to face the full wrath of the law,” Alhaji Kaka-Shehu Lawan, the Borno State Attorney General/Commissioner of Justice said.

    He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that government was already offering parents several incentives to encourage them send their children to […]

  • FCTA suspends 13 officers being prosecuted by EFCC

    FCTA suspends 13 officers being prosecuted by EFCC

    According to reports, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has approved the suspension of 13 officers undergoing prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    The Chief Press Secretary to the FCT Minister, Malam Hazat Sule, said this in a statement he issued on Friday in Abuja.

    According to the statement, the FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye, made the disclosure on the officers.

    Ajakaiye explained that the suspension was in line with the Public Service Rule 030406.

    The rule states inter alia: “Where a […]

  • Buhari wants Deziani, associates prosecuted for oil bunkering

    Buhari wants Deziani, associates prosecuted for oil bunkering

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s frantic efforts to arrest and prosecute a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke, has been attributed to her alledged complicity in an international oil bunkering syndicate.

    The ex-minister is believed to have allegedly made fortunes from freighting stolen crude oil out of Nigeria.

    The former minister is also being hunted because of the huge sums of money she allegedly laundered through some commercial banks for the purpose of rigging the 2015 elections in selected states of the […]

  • More looters will be prosecuted – EFCC

    More looters will be prosecuted – EFCC

    According to reports, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday asked Nigerians to expect more arrest and trial of corruption suspects and recovery of looted funds.

    He also said enforcement alone cannot win the war against corruption.

    Magu said prevention is an effective and necessary weapon that must be employed in conjunction with enforcement.

    He disclosed that a new campaign, “EFCC Women Against Corruption initiative” would be launched in November by the Wife of the […]

  • Dickson condemns invasion of aide’s residence, wants policemen prosecuted

    Dickson condemns invasion of aide’s residence, wants policemen prosecuted

    The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has condemned the invasion of the home of his aide, Mr. Richie Etonye, describing it as “an act of irresponsibility.”

    Etonye’s residence in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, was invaded on Tuesday, August 23, by policemen numbering over 50, allegedly on the instruction of the leaders of All Progressives Congress in Abuja.

    Dickson in a statement issued on Saturday by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said since the APC won the presidential election, its […]

  • Nigerian man claims he was prosecuted and almost killed for converting to Christianity in Northern Nigeria

    Nigerian man claims he was prosecuted and almost killed for converting to Christianity in Northern Nigeria

    Brent Hail, a Jacksonville resident and Tyler firefighter recently traveled to Nigeria for the first time to visit with missionaries who are supported by Fellowship Bible Church in Jacksonville. He and the missionaries traveled to northern Nigeria to pick up Musa who was allegedly prosecuted and almost killed after converting to Christianity. Read his story below:

    “The day started pretty early because we had a long way to go. We were going to pick up a man in a town in […]