Law and order

The Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed a suit by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) seeking an order to disqualify Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq from participating in the state’s 2023 governorship election. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his judgment, dismissed the suit for being incompetent and an abuse of Court process, saying the PDP lacks […]

  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has vowed to sanction any commercial bank hoarding the new naira notes from the public. The apex bank said that from Thursday , it would commence the monitoring of commercial banks to know those who are not giving the new naira notes to costumers. Daily Trust Newspaper reports that […]

Prominent indigenes of Ebiraland in Kogi State have waded into the crisis between Kogi State Government and Ebira monarch, Ohinoyi Ado Ibrahim. They flayed the eminent traditional ruler for allegedly disrespecting the offices of President Muhammadu Buhari and Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello. Noting that monarchs must respect constituted authority, the indigenes also promised to […]

Ahead of the next general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it was determined to ensure that no provisions of the Electoral Act on party finances limits were observed in the breach by the political parties. The National Commissioner, of Voters Education and Publicity, Mr. Festus Okoye, dropped the hint over the […]

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami  says  the current administration has so far recovered about $1 billion looted funds till date. Malami disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents after the week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Nation reports that the Attorney-General […]

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola has inaugurated Two hundred and seventy-seven (277) election petition tribunal members to adjudicate on matters arising from the 2023 General Elections in the country. The CJN also declared open a three-day capacity building workshop for the members of the elections tribunal and Justices of the Court […]

The Police in Kwara State have arraigned two suspected hoodlums at a magistrate court sitting in Ilorin for allegedly claiming ownership of a motorcycle abandoned by suspected kidnappers in the state. They were charged with criminal conspiracy and belonging to a gang of thieves contrary to Sections 97 and 306 of the Penal Code. The […]

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Imo State Chapter and National Human Right Commission have called on the Imo State Government and the Nigeria Police Force to immediately arrest and prosecute Confidence Amatobi, for allegedly breaking his eight-week-old baby’s arm. Imo State Chairperson of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, Dr Dorothy Nnaji who spoke to […]

Justice Muhammed Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, October 20, 2022, sentenced one Fapohunda Paul Olasunkanmi, a laundry man from Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State to three years imprisonment for internet fraud related offences. 23 year old Fapohunda,  was arrested in Ado-Ekiti by operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has called for a reform of the Nigeria Police Force giving birth to a State Police structure. Atiku, who made the call on the occasion of the second year memorial of EndSARS Protest on October 20, also said the reforms should include justice for […]

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