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#COVID19: We’ll Prosecute Those Who Fail To Wear Facemasks In Public — Police Vow

by Seun Adeuyion July 1, 2020
Police in Akwa Ibom state said it would prosecute those who violate the compulsory use of face masks in public places in the state. Frederick Nnudam, the Police Public Relations Officer CSP, in a Statement on Tuesday, quoted the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, as saying, all the Divisional Police Officers, DPOs and other members […]

Nigerian Man Allegedly Arrested By Mistake In Maximum Prison For 6 Years Without Trial

by Seun Adeuyion July 1, 2020
A Nigerian man simply identified as Junior, has allegedly spent six years in a maximum prison without trial after he was arrested while charging his laptop at a neighbour’s house. This is according to a Twitter user with the handle @Hausa_girl, who said the suspect is not a criminal. @Hausa_girl said Junior was arrested alongside […]

My Administration Will Lift 100m Nigerians Out Of Poverty — Buhari

by Seun Adeuyion July 1, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday reiterated plans of his administration to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within the next 10 years. Speaking in a video message to a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly, which featured the launch of the Alliance for Poverty Eradication (APE) an initiative aimed at supporting actions […]

774,000 Jobs: I’m Answerable Only To Buhari — Keyamo Says

by Seun Adeuyion July 1, 2020
Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has accused some political leaders of attempting to blackmail him into surrendering the innovative public works job creation programme meant to create 774,000 unskilled jobs. The 774.000 approved jobs were part of the effort of the Federal Government to reduce unemployment and comes under the special […]

Alleged Bribery: Court Moves To Revoke Shehu Sani’s Bail

by Seun Adeuyion June 30, 2020
Ex-Lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, on Monday failed to appear in court following his prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged bribery and fraud. Justice I. E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, however, threatened to revoke the bail granted  Senator Shehu Sani if he fails to appear in court on the […]

Four Aid Workers Kidnapped by Islamist Militants In Nigeria

by William Ukpeon June 29, 2020
About four aid workers and a private security worker have been abducted in Northeast Nigeria. The aid workers represent various International NGOs from Action Against Hunger, International Rescue Committee and Reach. The workers were seen in a video appealing to their NGOs to rescue them. The rising insecurity in Nigeria has led to a series […]