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Police Launch Operation Puff Adder, to Battle Bandits, Kidnappers

Criminals in Nigeria were served a strong notice, Friday, to abandon their nefarious deeds as the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu launched a security action plan tagged Operation Puff Adder. The operation, according to the IGP, would be executed in collaboration with the Nigerian Armed Forces and the …

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Police Arrest 2 Over Murder of Fresh UNILAG Medical Graduate

The Lagos State Police Command, confirmed Friday, that it arrested two persons over the killing of a medical graduate of the University of Lagos, Dr. Stephen Urueye, at the Idi-Araba area of the metropolis on Thursday. Dr. Urueye graduated from the university only 24 hours before he met his tragic …

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Presidency Yet to Confirm Onnoghen’s Resignation

The Presidency has yet to confirm the resignation of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, even as the news gathers momentum. It was reported that Onnoghen’s resignation letter was submitted to the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, by some Justices of the …

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Onnoghen Resigns as CJN ‘with immediate Effect’

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen has resigned as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) with immediate effect, a senior lawyer in his legal team confirmed on Friday. He turned in his resignation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening, a day after the National Judicial Council (NJC) …

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Bandits Kill UNILAG Trained Doctor Day after Graduation

A University of Lagos -trained medical doctor has been stabbed to death in Lagos, a day after his graduation. Dr. Urueye Stephen aka Sarutobi, a House Officer at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, was reportedly murdered on Wednesday after graduating from the University of Lagos on Tuesday. Urueye Stephen was …

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Election Tribunal Receives 736 Petitions against 2019 Polls

A document from the Election Petition Tribunal, located in the premises of the Court of Appeal in Abuja, has revealed that 736 petitions against the Conduct and outcome of the 2019 general elections have so far been received as at April 4 The document which emanated from the office of …

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Court Orders Saraki, Melaye, Bruce to Honour Police Invitation

The Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Sen. Dino Melaye and Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce to honour the Police invitation of Oct. 5, 2018 in connection with the protest staged by members of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). Justice Okon Abang gave the order on Thursday while …

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Buhari off to Jordan, Dubai

President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja, on Thursday, for Amman to honour an invitation by King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa. During the summit, holding at the Dead Sea, Jordan, President Buhari will deliver an address …

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EFCC Releases Onnoghen’s Dossier

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has provided a new dossier of the improprieties committed by Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, now facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for false asset declaration. The dossier, by way of a “final address” was sent by …

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Seyi Makinde Sets Up Transition Committee

FORMER deputy chief whip of the Senate, Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, has been named the chairman of a 10-man transition committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor-elect in Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde. This was made known in a statement issued and signed by the committee’s deputy chairman, the …

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