Police most corrupt institution in Nigeria – SERAP survey

A new public survey released on Tuesday by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerge as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in […]

INEC presents Certificates of Return to Governor Bagudu, 24 state assembly members

Kebbi state Governor-elect,  Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and 24 elected members of the state house of assembly have received Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Speaking at the ceremony held at the auditorium of the state School of Nursing in Birnin Kebbi, the National INEC Commissioner in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and […]

Mathematics teacher rapes student in Ibadan, lands in trouble

By Adebisi Shittu An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan has ordered that a teacher, Adedayo Gbolagade, who allegedly raped his student be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olabisi Ogunkanmi, ordered  that Gbolagade should be remanded in Agodi Prison. She adjourned the […]

Edo is capital of human trafficking – US

The team from the political desk of United State Consulate currently on a visit to Edo, has described the state as the capital of human trafficking. Chief Dan Orbih, Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo state chapter, who hosted the team to a closed door meeting in Benin City on Tuesday, quoted the team […]

Ekiti driver who murdered colleague sentenced to death

By Opeyemi Aremu-Gbemiro An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Tuesday sentenced 40-year-old driver, Ajibola Abednego to death by hanging for the murder of a fellow driver. Justice Lekan Ogunmoye, sentenced the convict to death by hanging for the murder of a driver, Ojo Ogunsakin, 42, during a disagreement over loading arrangement. “The prosecution has established the […]

TY Danjuma Foundation disburses N3bn in 10 years

By Angela Atabo The TY Danjuma Foundation (TYDF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) says it has provided more than N3 billion worth of social interventions in the last ten years. Mr Gima Forje, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the organisation made this known on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Sodomised student at deaf’s school will get justice – Minister vows

By Funmilayo Adeyemi The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has promised to ensure that justice was served in the case of a student of the FCT School for the Deaf, Imran Kunan, who was allegedly sodomised. Adamu stated this on Tuesday in Abuja, during the ministry’s 11th Ministerial briefing. He said a petition was […]

Leave Saraki out of 9th Senate leadership tussle – PDP to APC

Senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been cautioned to stop dragging the name of the President of the Senate Bukola Saraki into their tussle for the 9th Senate’s presidency. The Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upper legislative chamber gave the caution in a statement jointly issued by the Majority […]

Environmentalist wants Lagos governor-elect to review environmental law

By Itohan Abara-Laserian An environmentalist, Mr Toyin Oshaniwa, on Tuesday urged the  Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu to review the state’s Environmental Law of 2017, when inaugurated. Oshaniwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that the law failed to address issues of climate change, waste management and wetland management. He said […]