Release Dasuki, court orders Buhari again

An Abuja High Court has again reaffirmed the bail granted former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and five others in the arm deal trial involving $2.1 billion. Justice Baba Yusuf reaffirmed the bail on Mr. Dasuki on the ground that

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Reports of re-absorption of soldiers false- army

Press Statement By SK Usman, Abuja The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to false information circulating through WhatsApp and other social media platforms on the purported re-absorption of dismissed regiments (Soldiers) between 2006 to date into the

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50 houses razed in Taraba communal clash

The incident happened following a communal clash between two communities in Sardauna local government area of the state. According to the report, 300 people were displaced in the clash which occurred on Sunday, January 22. The Taraba state police command

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11m Boko Haram survivors desperately need aids

No fewer than 11 million survivors of the destructive Boko Haram insurgents are in desperate need of humanitarian aids. Mr Toby Lanzer, the Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, said this while Spotlighting the desperate plight of millions in Africa’s Lake

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“13-year old boy accepted N5,000 to burn three schools and spy on soldiers”

The Chairman of the Northern Governors forum, Kashim Shettima of Borno state, said on Monday that the surest route out of the various conflicts in the Northern region was through development. “Poverty, poverty and I say again, poverty, is to

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We are not done with you yet, army to Premium Times

Four days after the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, caused the raiding of PREMIUM TIMES offices and the arrest of the medium’s journalists, the army has indicated its intention to file charges against the news organisation for “fraudulently obtaining

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Police nab 2 robbery suspects operating on rail lines

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two robbery suspects, said to be terrorizing people along railway lines in Mushin and Agege, Lagos. The Spokesperson of the Police in Lagos State, SP Dolapo Badmos, on Monday, disclosed this at a

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FG releases N72bn for Lagos-Ibadan rail line

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday disclosed that the Federal Government has released its counterpart fund for the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan mordernisation railway project.  He put the figure at N72bn. The minister said this at the

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N136m NIMASA fraud: court reserves judgment for Feb. 21 in trial of ex acting D-G

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday reserved Feb. 21 for judgment in a “no case submission’’ filed by an ex acting Director-General of NIMASA, Calistus Obi charged with N136 million fraud. The trial judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun fixed

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Re-investigate CCT chair, over alleged bribery- CSNAC to EFCC

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to urgently re-investigate  the Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danlami Umar, over alleged case of bribery and

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