Category: Crime

Al-Mustapha must die – Lagos tells Supreme Court

The Lagos State Government has asked the Supreme Court to quash the judgment of a Lagos Court of Appeal that acquitted Maj. Hamza al-Mustapha, Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan…
IPOB Dares Buhari To Arrest Kanu

The secessionist group, Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra (IPOB), has dared the Federal Government of Nigeria to attempt to re-arrest its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.IPOB’s challenge came as a response to an appeal by Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar…
APC backs establishment of special courts for hate speech

The National Youth Caucus of All Progressives Congress on Friday in Abuja expressed support for the establishment of a special court for hate speech in the country.The National Chairman of the group, Mr. Mark Nsimbehe, said the sideline of the…
Buhari has final say on SGF, NIA boss probe – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday President Muhammadu Buhari has the final say on the report of the presidential investigative panel on the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal and the Director General of…
FG, states agree on special courts for hate speech, terrorism

The Federal and state governments have agreed to designate special courts for the purposes of prosecuting purveyors of hate speeches as well as suspected terrorists and kidnappers.According to a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Sunday by the…
We are not corrupt’ – Nigerian Police cry out

A report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in conjunction with National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and others had released a report titled “Corruption in Nigeria: Bribery: Public experience and response” Which has described police officers…
Diezani loses $37.5m Banana Island mansion to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture to the Federal Government of a $37.5million Banana Island property bought in 2013 by former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.A vacation judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor, made the…

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday evening said the State Government spent over N15billion last year to beef up security and ensure the safety of lives and property.Governor Ambode, who spoke at a dinner held at the Lagos…
Former ICPC chairman, Akanbi kicks against immunity for president, others

A former Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, Justice Mustapha Akanbi (retd.), has kicked against immunity for the president, vice-president, governors, deputy governors and other political office holders. Akanbi also opposed immunity in whatever form…