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Smuggling: 18 cars arrested in Abuja mart

Controller-General of Custom with one of the smuggled cars

*Bullet proof cars imported without clearance of NSA Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, said the compliance team of the service discovered 18 suspected exotic vehicles displayed for sale at a shop in Abuja. They were products of smuggling. Ali said this while addressing newsmen on the interception of …

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Lagos Chief Judge, Olufunmilayo Atilade retires

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; outgoing Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade; member of the State Judiciary, Justice Yetunde Idowu and Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem during the outgoing Chief Judge’s courtesy visit,

*Says judiciary has contributed immensely to Lagos success story By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that his administration will continue to give utmost priority to the welfare of serving and retired judges in the State so as to enable them continue to give their very …

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$1.6bn fraud: I can only be tried with Omokore – Diezani

EFCC gets forfeiture order against Diezani

*There is no fair hearing if I am excluded Former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Monday said that she is willing to appear in court to defend herself, but her name has been ‘surreptitiously’ left out of the list of defendants in the $1.9 billion, nine-count charge of …

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Onnoghen approves special anti-corruption courts

Justice Walter Onnoghen

*To speedily determine corruption, financial crimes Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday directed all Heads of Courts in the country to compile and forward to the National Judicial Council (NJC) comprehensive lists of all corruption and financial crime cases being handled by their various courts. Onnoghen gave …

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Roads can generate power from passing traffic


*Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, Kaduna can serve national need The quest for a greener and friendlier economy demands unlikely sources of energy. How about traffic? Researchers at Lancaster University in England are working to develop materials that can be incorporated into asphalt and convert the rumbling vibrations of passing vehicles …

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Nigerian Senators are merciless, ruthless locusts – Sagay

Prof Itse Sagay

*Wardrobe allowance: Are they naked? *Senate: He is senile, out-dated professor of law Prof Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), is not relenting in his avowed criticism of legislators and their humongous allowances. At a re-union symposium organised by the Hallmarks of Labour Foundation in …

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Tell Nigerians what Senators earn -SERAP

Dr Bukola Saraki...SERAP, Nigerians ask questions on Senators' pay

*Does Nigerian Senators earn N3bn annually? Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari to “urgently explain to Nigerians if it is true that a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.” Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman Presidential Advisory …

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Invasion of NUJ secretariat unacceptable

Abdulwaheed Odusile National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)...we can't take this

*You must bring the soldiers for reprimand National Secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) views the absurdities of the ongoing Operation Python Dance 2 of the Nigerian Army in the south-eastern part of the country with dissatisfaction and disenchantment, especially the unnecessary clashes with innocent citizens. In a …

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Ministers CACOL wants Buhari to sack

President Muhammadu Buhari...don't run

*Fashola, Adeosun, Kachikwu, Malami tops list *Education, Health, Aviation, Commerce and Industry, Solid Minerals Development also Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), a community-based and civil society organisation has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently rejig his cabinet. The organisation specifically urged the president to sack the Minister …

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