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FG approves aviation security personnel to start carrying arms

The Federal Government has approved the bearing of arms by personnel of Aviation Security (AVSEC) to enhance the National Civil Aviation Security Programme (NCASP) and the approval has secured the support of the Aviation Round Table Safety Initiative (ART).   President of ART, Gbenga Olowo, who spoke in Lagos said that the …

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EFCC intercepts N211m worth of gold being illegally transported through the Lagos Airport en route Dubai (Photo)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos en route Dubai.   Following intelligence report, the operatives on November 9, 2018, uncovered the gold weighing about 35kg just at the point of …

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Court adjourns Dele Belgore’s N450m fraud trial to November 20th

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, adjourned till November 20, 2018 for Muhammed Dele Belgore, SAN, and Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, a former Minister For National Planning, to open their defence in a N450m fraud trial.   Belgore, a governorship …

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New Minimum Wage: Labour leaders issue December ultimatum to FG

Labour leaders have given December as deadline for the full implementation of the N30,000 new national minimum wage and also warned that any reduction in the N30,000 agreed by the Tripartite Committee on the National Minimum Wage as contained in a report to President Buhari or any further delay in its …

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Touching moment Prof. Ben Nwabueze almost cried when he met Atiku in Enugu today

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently in Enugu, capital of Enugu State, to perfect the acceptance of Peter Obi, his running mate by south-east leaders.   Another photo below… 0Shares

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President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day official visit to Paris

President Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his 5-day working visit to Paris, France.   He’s pictured here with Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari, Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi and Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano as he touched down in Abuja moments ago.   More photos below… 0Shares

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2019: APC member hoisting Buhari, governor’s banner in Jigawa electrocuted

A member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Jigawa State, Jamilu Tukur, was electrocuted while hoisting a campaign banner of President Buhari and Governor Mohammad Badaru on an electric pole at Kudai community in Dutse local government on Saturday November 10th.   Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the …

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Update: Togolese cook who killed Chief Ope Bademosi arraigned in court for murder, remanded in prison

Sunday Anani, the 22-year-old Togolese cook who has since confessed to killing his boss, Chief Ope Bademosi, at their home in Parkview estate on Wednesday October 31st, was yesterday November 12th arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos, on one count charge of murder.   The Lagos state …

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We’ve secured 703 convictions since 2015 – Ibrahim Magi says as he celebrates his 3rd year as EFCC boss

Today, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu addressed the press to mark the occasion of his third year in charge of the anti-corruption crusade in the country.   During his speech, he said the commission has secured 703 convictions against politicians and other individuals who were involved in …

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4 men arrested over the death of 16-year-old Nigerian boy who was stabbed in front of his mother in the UK

Four suspects have been arrested after a Nigerian boy was stabbed to death and died in front of his mother in UK. John Ogunjobi, 16, who lived with his family in Tulse, South London, was stabbed in the street just before 11pm on November 5. Despite the efforts of paramedics …

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