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Breaking: Buhari Inaugurates Acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Justice Mohammed’s appointment followed the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen is currently facing charges bordering on non-declaration of some of his assets, especially accounts of foreign currencies. Sixty-five-year-old Justice Muhammed, from Bauchi …

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Breaking: Embattled CJN, Onnoghen Suspended

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. The suspension was sequel to his ongoing trial at the Code of Condcut Tribunal. The President also appointed Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as acting CJN. Justice Muhammad was born on 31 December, 1953 at Doguwa – …

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Breaking! Court Convicts INEC Official Over Diezani’s N264m “Rigging” Bribe

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on on Thursday, January 24, 2019 found guilty a former Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State Mr Christian Nwosu. Justice Mohammed Idris found Nwosu guilty of laundering N264million. “I find that the prosecution has proved the case …

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Mystery Fire Kills Jimoh Ibrahim’s Mother in Lagos

An early morning inferno has sent controversial businessman and politician, Jimoh Ibrahim, and family into deep grief. Mother of the business mogul, Mrs Theresa Jimoh, died in a mysterious early morning fire outbreak at her house in Lagos. The 76-year-old was said to be in her house at Victoria Garden …

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Breaking: Abubakar Adamu is New IGP, as Idris Retires

President Muhammadu Buhari has found a replacement for Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris who is retiring from the service tomorrow. It was learnt that the President made his choice today from a list of names of officers presented to him. The chosen one, AIG Abubakar Adamu Mohammed who …

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Breaking: Lagos CP, Edgal Removed, Egbetokun Steps In

Police authorities have redeployed Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal. Edgal was moved to the Force Headquarters in Abuja as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit. Mr Kayode Egbetokun has been named as Edgal’s replacement in acting capacity. Details later……

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Man Hangs Self on Lagos Street

Residents of Catholic Mission street on Lagos Island woke up yesterday to find a man hanging from a fruit tree in a suspected case of suicide. The unidentified man who dressed in native ankara top and trousers did not leave any clue at the scene opposite the Court of Appeal. …

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INEC to Publish Names of Registered Voters January 6

Ahead of the general elections next month, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will publish the list of registered voters on Monday, January 6. The INEC Director of Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi revealed this on Wednesday during an interview on the maiden edition of Channels Television’s Lunchtime …

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UNICEF Accuses Boko Haram of Violations Against Children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has accused the Boko Haram terrorists’ factions of carrying out grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region over the course of 2018. The UN agency, in a report ‘How the world failed children in conflict in 2018’, also said …

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Insurgency: 190 Policemen Abscond from Counter-Terrorism Training

No fewer than 190 riot policemen undergoing training for counter-insurgency operations have reportedly absconded from the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State, according to The PUNCH. Police authorities have consequently ordered the arrest and prosecution of the affected officers. The fleeing policemen were part of the 2,000 Police Mobile Officers …

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