A Federal High Court Judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola has formally disengaged from presiding over the trial of former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki, on illegal possession of arms and money-laundering charges.
Ademola was among Judges arrested by the Department of State Service over corruption allegation.
After his release by DSS, Justice Ademola wrote the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, saying he was attacked unjustly.
He cited his previous rulings on Dasuki in which he granted him bail.
The DSS, which […]
According to reports, the Oyo State Government said on Sunday that its decision to cancel automatic promotion in public secondary schools was informed by the large percentage of failures recorded in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
The state’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, said this in a statement he issued in Ibadan.
The statement said government would not go back on the decision to stop automatic promotion in public secondary schools as part of efforts to reform […]
According to reports, the Department of State Services (DSS) in the past few days, has embarked on series of special sting operations involving some Judges of the Supreme, Appeal and High Courts. These operations were based on allegations of corruptions and other acts of professional misconduct by a few of the suspected Judges.
The Service action is in line with its core mandate, as we have been monitoring the expensive and luxurious lifestyle of some of the Judges as well as […]
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno said he abandoned the use of bullet proof cars as an act of sympathy with the suffering masses who had no means of self-protection from terrorists.
Shettima stated this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.
He said that the action was also aimed at showing that the terrorists had no super natural powers.
“We have to dare the terrorists; I have bullet proof cars, but I do not use them; […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Ifunanya Eme for allegedly dumping her one- day- old baby girl in the bush.
Ifunanya, aged 31, and a single mother, claimed she dropped the baby to die in the bush as she had no means of feeding her.
“The man responsible for the pregnancy denied me. I was staying in Ajah, a Lagos suburb, but relocated to Ajamgbadi where I was offered a job in a factory. When I thought […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday announced that the date of the Edo governorship election has been rescheduled to hold on September, 28, 2016, due to security reasons.
The electoral body made the announcement at exactly 8:00pm, during a press conference in Benin, Edo State.
Recall that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Department of State Services (DSS), yesterday, appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the Edo governorship election scheduled for Sept. 10, citing security threat.
According to […]
The Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, has adduced reasons why the state decided to adopt Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in running its affairs.
He said the state decided to embed ICT into its affairs, primarily because all over the world, ICT has proven to be the best tool that can be used to run government as it allows transparency and accountability, which ultimately lead to corruption free and effective governance.
The Governor stated this at this […]
Foremost Ijaw leader and a former federal information commissioner, Chief Edwin Clark, on Tuesday revealed reasons why he sold his houses located in choice areas across the country to fund a private university at his country home of Kiagbodo, Burutu Council Area of Delta State.
The Niger Delta leader said the decision was to guard against infighting among his children over the sharing of his property after his death, as it has been among children of prominent Nigerians in the past.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has appealed for patience, orderliness and the cooperation of motorists as rehabilitation and reconstruction work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway progresses.
The call was made on Sunday by Fashola.
This came as the contracting firm, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, handling the Lagos end of the road, explained that the nature of the rehabilitation work on its long bridge section, which required the complete scraping off, replacement of the asphalt surface and the expansion […]
Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has given reasons why he was not at the burial of former Super Eagles captain and coach Stephen Keshi in his home town, Illah, Delta State on Friday.
Following his absence from the final burial rites, Pinnick came under criticism for not being present especially being a former employer of the late Keshi.
Responding to the criticisms, Amaju claimed on his verified Twitter handle that he was not feeling well on the day of the burial, […]