The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other allied bodies have been stripped of the powers to seize assets of people being investigated and such powers transferred to the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). Hitherto, the EFCC had the powers to initiate non-conviction based forfeiture as was done in the case …

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The presidency last night declared as false, the list, circulating in the media, containing the names of 35 aides of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo purportedly sacked on Tuesday night. In a tweet last night, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, said the list was false. “A list circulating in the media …

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The Nigeria Customs Service has suspended supply of petroleum products to petrol stations within 20 kilometres of all the border posts. The Comptroller General of Customs, Col.  Hameed  Ali ( retd.), gave this directive to all commands through the Deputy Comptroller- General Enforcement, Inspection, and Investigation, Agustine Chidi,  late Wednesday in Abuja. He stated that …

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday declared that Nigerian roads were not as bad as many people were claiming. However, he identified that the roads needed to be adequately maintained. According to the former Lagos State Governor, some of the roads had outlived their design life, some still within their design …

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The governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, announced that he no longer wishes to be addressed as ‘Your Excellency’, saying the term is “a symbol of executive arrogance”. The announcement comes 11 days after the Governor declared at an event that the title ‘His Excellency’ made him uncomfortable and promised to jettison it. …

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, on Tuesday, appointed his wife, Tamunominini Makinde, to head the Board of the Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS (SACA). Makinde who inaugurated the Board of Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS, noting that dealing with the scourge of AIDS is of utmost importance to …

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Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, has ordered the remand of the General Manager of Kwara State Television Authority, Alhaji Adulfatai Adewale Adebowale in Oke Kura Correctional Centre, pending the determination of his bail application. Justice Sikiru Oyinloye gave the judgement on Wednesday.  following the arraignment of the suspect on a six-count charge bordering on corrupt practices …

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The first phase of the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refinery has been completed, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has said. Mr Kyari said at the Town Hall meeting of the staff of the corporation in Abuja on Tuesday that the successful completion of the first phase …

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After over two years of trial a federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt has again adjourned till Nov 15, the murder trial of a Jumia delivery agent Mr Eleje Chukwuma who was murdered in 2017,following the inability of the 6th prosecution witnesses who is a medical doctor to testify in court. The defendants, Sodienye …

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Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, have met the bail conditions imposed on them in respect of their trial on charges of treasonable felony. Falana, who is their lawyer, said the defendants …

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