FG orders more troops in Kaduna state

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered security reinforcements in Kaduna State to solve the security challenges in the area. He took the decision following reports of communal clashes that resulted in the loss of lives earlier...

Tanker Drivers Burn Bank Branches in Apapa After Police Killing

Drivers condemn constant police harassment, extortion   Diamond, Sterling Banks confirm fire incident Chiemelie Ezeobi Pandemonium erupted Wednesday on Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, when dozens of truck drivers attempting to access the Apapa seaport went on...

Nigeria’s Suspension by Egmont Group Forces Senate to Make NFIU Autonomous

Suspension, threat to country’s financial system Senate passes Whistle Blower Protection Bill Damilola Oyedele in Abuja In a bid to avert the expulsion of Nigeria from the Egmont Group, a network of 152 financial intelligence units...

Osinbajo meets Deputy UN’s scribe

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, Ms Amina Mohammed, behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mohammed told journalists after the meeting that said led a UN team...

Court orders seizure of Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos house, funds

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered the temporary forfeiture of a property at Banana Island, Lagos, bought for $37.5m in 2013 by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The property,...

Four terrorists dump Boko Haram, surrender to Nigerian Troops

Four members of the dreaded terrorist group Boko Haram have abandoned the group and surrendered to the Nigerian Army in Goniri, Borno State, Punch reports. The four claimed they were brainwashed by the terrorist group about Islam, the military and...

Amina Mohammed, 3 UN envoys to visit Osinbajo

Ms Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, and three other UN envoys, would visit Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as part of their current trips to Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Mohammed would...

Nigerian States get another tranche of Paris loan refund

The Federal Government has released a state-by-state breakdown of another tranche of refund amounting to N243.8 billion being over-deductions on Paris Club, London Club Loans. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, in a statement on...

Rights Commission condemns South Africa’s remarks on foreigners

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has condemned the remarks of the Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Mkongi, which it said has potential to ignite anti-immigrant sentiments. Mkongi, on Friday accused foreigners of economic sabotage,...

UPDATE: LG worker detained for sharing name with UK-based woman

A local government worker, Mercy Oluwafeyibunmi, has been arrested by the police and detained at the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (Annex), Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos State. It was gathered that the woman, who had been...