#EndSARS Celebrities, Promoters Must Face Law, Garba Shehu Says

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that all Nigerians and celebrities, who promoted protests against police brutality in the country must face the law. The Central Bank of Nigeria had recently frozen the account of some protest organisers in a bid to stop further protests from occurring. The Nigeria Immigration Service also... Continue Reading →

Court remands man for kidnapping, defiling 11-year-old girl

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a 22-year-old, Ekene Jonathan, who allegedly defiled a minor, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre, pending legal advice. The police charged Jonathan with defilement. Chief Magistrate O.G. Ogrey ordered the police to return the case file to the Lagos State Director of Public... Continue Reading →

Analysis: NBC Fine On Arise, AIT And Channels TV Is Illegal By Festus Ogun

There can be no democracy without a free press. The NBC should not continue to weaponize its regulatory powers against media freedom. Making critical reports and exposing the failures of the government should earn the broadcast stations some accolades, not illegal fines. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Channels Television, AIT and Arise TV... Continue Reading →

Buhari Transmits Proceeds of Crime Bill to House

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Bill to the House of Representatives for legislative work and passage into law. The transmission was contained in a letter to the House which was read at the plenary on Wednessday by Speaker Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila. Buhari in the letter said that the... Continue Reading →

Operation Amotekun: We’re Not Targeting Any Ethnic Group, South West Govs Address Fears.

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu,  on Sunday, said the regional security outfit, Operation Amotekun, was not targeted at any non-Yoruba ethnic group. Akeredolu, who stated this in a statement in Akure by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo,  said discourse on Operation... Continue Reading →

Zamfara Assembly Abolishes Law Paying Pensions To Ex Governors

The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday abolished a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for state’s former governors and their deputies Daily Post reports. The spokesperson of the state’s assembly, Mustapha Jafaru, in a statement to journalists said the ‘abolished’ law also affects ex-speakers of the house of assembly and... Continue Reading →

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