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EFCC Detains Cubana Chief Priest Ahead of Currency Misuse Arraignment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest, ahead of his arraignment scheduled for today at the Federal High Court in Lagos. He faces charges related to the alleged misuse of…

UNIJOS dental students protest delayed accreditation, lecturer shortage

Students from the Faculty of Dental Science at the University of Jos staged a protest on Monday, expressing frustration over the delayed accreditation of their programs by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The main grievance cited by the…

Court orders man’s arrest in domestic violence, child neglect case

The Akwa Ibom State High Court in Uyo has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Itoro Monday Uko in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area of the state for contempt of court. Itoro Uko allegedly deserted his wife and…

Jigawa: Chief Judge urges newly appointed magistrates to uphold integrity

The Jigawa State Chief Judge and Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission, Hon. Justice Umar M. Sadiq, has admonished nine recently appointed magistrates to reject any form of corruption and uphold the judiciary’s integrity. In a statement issued by the…

Set up special military taskforce to rescue Chibok girls – Edwin Clark to Tinubu

Elder statesman and Ijaw leader Edwin Clark has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to establish a task force dedicated to rescuing the kidnapped schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno State, along with others held in captivity. Speaking at a press conference in…

Yoruba Nation: Osun Amotekun cautions against unlawful gathering

The Osun Amotekun Corps has issued a stern warning against any unlawful gatherings masquerading as Yoruba Nation agitation, emphasizing its commitment to maintaining peace and security in the state. Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi, rtd, the Corps Commander, emphasized that Amotekun…

Drop appointees who fail to deliver – El-Rufai advises Tinubu

Former Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, advised President Bola Tinubu to replace any appointees who fail to meet their mandates. Speaking with reporters in Maiduguri, El-Rufai suggested that the president should also consider revising policies that are not producing…

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Kano Governor Flags Off 3 Million Tree Planting Programme

Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has flagged off the planting of three million trees across the 44 local government areas of the state in collaboration with the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL). In a ceremonial event on Sunday,…

One-year-old baby burnt in Lagos community attack – Police

The Lagos State Police Command has verified the tragic death of a one-year-old infant during an assault in Egan Oriomi, located in the Otto Awori Local Council Development Area of Ojo, Lagos State. Benjamin Hundeyin, the state Police Public Relations…

Association lauds Sanwo-Olu’s approval for SMEs

The Association of Small Business Owners of Nigeria (ASBON) has bestowed upon Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State the prestigious title of SME-friendly Governor of the Year. Femi Egbesola, the National President of ASBON, made this announcement during the 2024…