A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has asked the authority of Mushin Local Government Council to stop its plan to demolish a part of the popular Ladipo auto spare-part market. The order issued Friday will subsist pending the determination of an application filed by the traders before the court […]

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju, Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, on Wednesday in Lagos. The statement said the NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport, Mr Hamza Umar, noted that Chibude was arrested by NDLEA officers at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, (MMIA) Lagos. It said […]

The National Human Rights Commission, on Monday, ordered the release of six persons from prison custody in Enugu State pending further hearing of their case on August 26. The commission, holding its pre-sitting on public enquiry into cases of demolitions and forceful evictions in the South East and South-South zones, […]

RESIDENTS of Ekiti State who have known Pastor Babatunde Balogun as a man of God were shocked when security agents yesterday paraded him and 12 others as kidnap suspects that have been terrorising the state in the last six months. The arrest was effected by the police and the Department […]

Tobi Soniyi in Abuja ‎ Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday rejected  the Peoples Democratic Party’s criticisms of President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the United States of America, saying that the party should bury its head in shame after destroying the country.‎‎ He said members of Buhari’s delegation were […]

From Judex Okoro, Calabar IT has become an axiomatic fact that corruption in Nigeria has reached its climax. This development has put the country in bad light, especially before the international community. No wonder that in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index released in December 2014, Nigeria ranked 136th most […]

A Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a man, Elijah Okoro, to one month imprisonment for assaulting a man with cutlass. Okoro, who resides at Wuse Zone 2, pleaded guilty to the charge and begged for leniency. The Magistrate, Mr Aminu Eri, sentenced the convict to […]

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has discovered 3,000 ghost pensioners in the police pension scheme, the Director-General, Nellie Mayshak, has said. Mayshak made the disclosure at a two-day sensitisation workshop in Abuja on Thursday, saying, “when PTAD was first given the police pensions payroll, it contained 18,000 pensioners which […]


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