Governor Nasir El Rufai has directed the Nigeria Police Force to immediately arrest all signatories to the so called Kaduna declaration, giving the Igbos a three month ultimatum to leave the northern part of the country, punchng.com reports. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant-Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday also […]

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The Code Of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has no case to answer in the 18 charges of non-declaration of assets brought against him by the Federal Government. The tribunal held that the formulation of the 18 charges was predicated on the testimony of the third prosecution witness and Chief […]

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The Lagos state government has started remodeling Chief MKO Abiola and Chief Gani Fawehinmi sculptures as part of the ongoing face-lift of the parks at Ojota to make them more beautiful.   The work entails the erection of bigger sculptures of the two prominent Nigerians.   Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinshola, […]

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Last season’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur will go head to head with Newcastle at St James’ Park on the opening weekend, while Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will take on a new boy – Brighton – away. Liverpool, who sealed a top-four place last season, will also begin their campaign on the road as they play Watford, […]

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has warned tribal groups against issuing threats to members of other groups and making hate speeches. The Inspector General of Police said this on Thursday at a press briefing in Abuja, during which he read the Riot Act to Commissioners of Police on crime prevention. He said […]

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In its continued effort to further lift the Naira, the Central Bank on Tuesday injected another 418 million dollars into various segments of the forex market after it injected 413.5 million dollars on Monday. Figures obtained from the CBN indicate that the retail segment of the market received the highest intervention of 226 million dollars, […]

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The Senate has passed a bill to protect whistleblowers and witnesses directly involved in the prosecution of certain criminal cases. The bill, titled Witness Protection Programme (Establishment etc), SB 157, was passed on Thursday, following a report submitted by the committee on human rights, legal matters and judiciary chaired by David Umaru (APC-Niger). It was […]

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