Lagos bans commercial motorcyclists, tricycles

By Florence Onuegbu Lagos State Government has announced the restriction and ban of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke) in six local government areas of the state with effect from Feb. 1. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in Ikeja while addressing newsmen after the State Security Council Meeting. […]

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Reporter barred from Mike Pompeo trip over interview

The US state department has removed an NPR reporter from the press pool for Secretary Mike Pompeo’s upcoming foreign trip, days after a tense interview with another NPR journalist. The radio network said it was not given a reason behind Michele Kelemen’s ban. A press representative said the decision amounted to retaliation. The state department […]

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LEGAL ISSUES ARISING FROM MARYAM SANDA’S DEATH SENTENCE

Justice has been duly served on her; She has 90 days within which to appeal decision of FCT High Court to Court of Appeal; Merely filing Notice of her Appeal will operate as automatic stay of execution of the death sentence; She has lost her right of the presumption of innocence as jealously guarded by […]

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CROOK MARSHAL: HOW FORMER CHIEF OF AIR STAFF ADESOLA AMOSU ALLEGEDLY STOLE N21 BILLION NAF FUNDS FOR PERSONAL USE

Following the tumultuous manslaughter that has characterized the Northeastern part of Nigeria and the reaction by the country’s military to these acts of terrorism, it’s no wonder so many stones are being upturned by the present administration to curb the incidences of terrorist attacks across the country with the far Northeasterner State of Borno being […]

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DON’T TAKE MY RESIGNATION SERIOUS, TUKUR BEGS PRESIDENCY IN ON-GOING SECRET MEETING INSIDE ASO ROCK

SecretsReporters Following the expose made tuesday on the resignation letter submitted to Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, an emergency meeting has been convened at the Presidential Villa to fashion ways in saving the Chairman from the disgrace coming on Thursday, January 16th 2014. A source within […]

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China shuts down 13 cities as virus toll climbs

BEIJING — Chinese authorities rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion on Friday to 13 cities and a staggering 41 million people, as nervous residents were checked for fevers and the death toll climbed to 26. While the World Health Organization (WHO) held off on declaring a global emergency despite […]

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EFCC gets green light to freeze N136m linked to army chief

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, gave the EFCC the go-ahead to temporarily freeze the sum of $376, 120 (N136, 155, 440) linked to Maj- Gen. Hakeem Oladapo Otiki. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu gave the order in an ex-parte motion with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/1380/20 brought by counsel to the anti-graft agency, Ekele Iheanacho, in Abuja. […]

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Dino Melaye under fire as constituents accuse him of building new mansion with stolen funds [Photos]

Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has come under serious attack as people from his senatorial district and other Nigerians accused him of stealing public funds to be a new house.  Melaye, on Tuesday, displayed on the social media, the beautiful interior of his new house, attracting diverse comments from his followers.  In the post, […]

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No Nigerian law supports Amotekun

The Federal Republic of Nigeria as a constitutional democracy guarantees freedom of expression consistent with the prevailing provisions of our laws. For this reason, citizens are free to hold any opinion they wish on any position taken by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Unfortunately, most of those who responded to the statement issued by the […]

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