Author: Taiwo Adediran

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Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday gave marching orders to security agencies to as a matter of urgency ensure the immediate and safe return of all those abducted by gunmen at the Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. President Buhari’s directive came when he received reports of the brazen attack on the […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the order it made on November 4, 2020 freezing accounts linked with some promoters of the #EndSARS protest that took place across the country last year. Justice Ahmed Mohammed, in a ruling on Wednesday, also ordered all affected banks to “immediately unfreeze the affected accounts.’ Justice […]

A female reporter with Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Network Centre in Port Harcourt , Mrs Chidiebele Julian Nweke Onyia, has been kidnapped by yet to be identified persons. Available details of how she was kidnapped are sketchy at the time of filing this report. But according to a post by Mrs Osinachi Samuel, her colleague, […]

Northern Governors have demanded Federal Government assistance for cattle ranching across the region, Governor Simon Lalong has said. Lalong, governor of Plateau and Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum, told Channels TV on Tuesday night, that the Governors have been in support of ranching for quite some time. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has also […]

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, on Tuesday asked security operatives to look into the reported gang-rape of a teenage girl by four young men in Obi Local Government Area of the state and bring the culprits to book. The Governor, who made the charge in a press statement issued by his Chief Press […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Feb 22, arraign the former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah for allegedly misappropriating public funds during her tenure in office. NAN reports that Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Tuesday because the former minister was yet to be served with the court processes. Oduah, […]

Forty parcels of cocaine weighing 43.11kg, with an estimated street value of over N32 billion have been intercepted at the Tincan Island Port, Lagos. The cargo came from Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) at the port, Mr Sumaila Ethan disclosed this in a statement by the Head […]

The Organised Labour has criticised the federal government over its fresh move to increase petrol pump price following the rise of crude oil price above $60 per barrel in the international market. The minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday at the official launch of the Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Programme, urged […]

Three civil society groups have condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue over the activities of criminal herdsmen in the country. The groups are Nigeria Project Initiative; Initiative to Save Democracy and Global Economic Policy Initiative. Ortom was reported to have accused the president of being “lenient’’ towards criminal […]

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has warned criminals in the state to repent or face the full wrath of the law. The governor cautioned criminals that they would not escape being caught by the long arms of the law. Fayemi, represented by his Special Adviser on Security Matters, Brig. Gen. Ebenezar Ogundana, cautioned against […]


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