I have also been a victim of police brutality –Wizkid

Popular Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, also known as Wizkid, has come out to say he had also been a victim of police brutality in the past and that was the reason he gave his backing to #EndSARS protesters who demonstrated against the Nigeria Police Force in October. Wizkid bared his mind on Capital Xtra’s The Norte... Continue Reading →

Nigerian protests: A once-in-a-generation moment for change

Last month, the protests that gripped Nigeria for weeks reached a bloody peak. On October 20, security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators at a toll gate in Lekki, outside Lagos, which, according to Amnesty International, killed 12 people. Witnesses described how CCTV cameras and lights were shut off before the shooting started, apparently in... Continue Reading →

Anambra Judicial Panel Youth Members Raise Alarm Over Freezing Of Bank Accounts Of #EndSARS Protesters

Youth representatives at the Anambra State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Extra-judicial Killing and other Related Matters have condemned the freezing of bank accounts of #EndSARS protesters and other forms of intimidation by the police and Nigerian Government agents. Recall that the Central Bank of Nigeria had obtained an ex parte order to... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Buhari breaks silence on Lekki shootings, pledges justice for dead protesters

Almost a week after, President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki, Lagos by suspected security operatives. He vowed to ensure justice for “peaceful protesters who lost their lives.” The President, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, explained he decided... Continue Reading →

Malaysia’s Former First Lady Goes On Trial For Corruption

Malaysia’s former first lady, who allegedly bankrolled a luxurious lifestyle with kickbacks and stolen public money, went on trial Wednesday for corruption for the first time since her husband lost power. Rosmah Mansor, notorious for making overseas shopping trips and owning vast collections of handbags and jewellery, became a lightning rod for public anger as... Continue Reading →

New Abacha Loot To Fund Three Infrastructure Projects

The Federal Government is set to use the latest recovered loot from the Sani Abacha administration to fund three major infrastructure projects. The government, on Monday, signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of $318,460,329 looted by General Abacha during his military regime in... Continue Reading →

FG Signs Tripartite Agreement To Repatriate $318m Abacha Loot

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of $318,460,329 looted and stashed away by former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, the agreement was sealed on Monday at... Continue Reading →

Court Grants Adoke N50m Bail

An Abuja High Court has granted former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke bail in the sum of N50m and one surety. According to the ruling on Thursday, the surety must be a Nigerian citizen with landed property within the jurisdiction of the court. The surety must also appear with the defendant throughout... Continue Reading →

FG Set To Receive Newly Discovered $321 Million Abacha’s $321 Million Loot From USA

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the commencement of the repatriation of stolen assets from the United States. The agreement on the repatriation of looted funds is expected to be signed next week while the looted assets of $321 million allegedly belonging to late General Sani Abacha are also expected to be repatriated from... Continue Reading →

Lassa Fever Killed My Witness’ Brother, Lawan Tells Court

Ex-chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee that investigated the fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, on Tuesday, that his first defence witness’ brother in his ongoing bribery case was killed by Lassa fever in Kano on Sunday. Lawan gave... Continue Reading →

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