DSS arrests Ihejirika over arms deal

The Department of State Services has arrested a former Chief of Army Staff  Lt.  Gen.  Azubuike Ihejirika (retd.). Sources said Ihejirika was arrested on Tuesday night at his Maitama, Abuja residence. It was learnt that the arrest of the former COAS was not unconnected to the ongoing $2.1bn arms purchase […]

Omisore got N1.3bn from Dasuki funds —EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced N1.310bn to some company accounts allegedly belonging to a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore. The money was said to be part of the N4.7bn allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, and […]

Arms cash: EFCC set to invite Fayose’s wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to invite Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for receiving N100m through an account which is operated by her and her husband. According to the EFCC, the money, which emanated from the account of the Office of […]

Why we shunned INEC peace parley – Rivers APC

THE Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday explained why it shunned the peace parley organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission. INEC had in Port Harcourt on Monday organised a meeting with political parties, where only 11 parties signed a pact, and promised that the yet-to-be-scheduled […]

‘Stop politicising crimes’

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has warned the various law enforcement agencies in the state to guard against politicisation of security issues, saying such acts could undermine security. Dickson gave the warning when he received the new Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command, Rear Admiral Mohammed Garba, […]

NDLEA advises parents to counsel children on drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has called on parents to sensitise their children to the dangers of using illicit drugs. The NDLEA Director- General, Mrs. Roli Bode-George, who lamented drug abuse and trafficking among youths, said parents needed to join hands with the agency in the campaign against illicit […]

Ambode seeks support for youth empowerment

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed to corporate organisations in the country to deploy their corporate social responsibility towards empowering youths in the state. He urged the private sector to invest in the graduate internship scheme of the state government, adding that the initiative was to equip […]

Again, suspected herdsmen kill 13 in Benue

THREE days after Governor Samuel Ortom met with stakeholders from Katsina-Ala, Ukum and Logo local government areas to deliberate on ways to tackle the incessant Fulani attacks, unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Wednesday raided four villages and killed 13 persons in two local […]