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Assault: court adjourns NUJ’s suit against customs

*Judge seeks accelerated hearing on the matter Justice AbdulAziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos has fixed 12th January, 2017 for accelerated hearing, on the N500 million suit filed by the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) against the Nigeria Customs Service over the brutal physical assault on Badagry-based …

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CBN governor’s wife kidnap: IGP team arrest one of the masterminds

Ibrahim Idris Inspector General of Police...we are the best in UN Peace Keeping

*IGP assures of commitment to fighting crime comprehensively Against the background and consistent determination to ensure that the tempo of onslaught on crime and criminality are sustained throughout the country, the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested the 10th gang member in the CBN Governor’s wife …

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Yoruba elders demand review of revenue allocation formula

Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has called for the adoption of fiscal federalism in Nigeria as a viable way out of the current economic crisis in the country, noting that a review of the revenue allocation formula was necessary. It also expressed delight over a recent convergence of the governors …

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Supreme Court delivers LG autonomy judgment

Nigerian Supreme Court...to decide on Section 171

*Voids law empowering governors to sack LG chairmen, councillors for proponents of Local Government autonomy, the decision of the Supreme Court Friday which has voided the laws enacted by the state Houses of Assembly which allow governors to sack elected Chairmen of Local Governments and Councillors and replace them appointed …

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Travellers bribe at Nigerian airports – ICPC

*We shall focus on other sectors of the nation Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has said about 53% of travellers give bribes to workers and officials at the Lagos and Abuja international airports. The ICPC Chairman, Ekpo Nta, said this, while unveiling a report on the …

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Governor Udom escapes death as Reigners Bible church collapses in Uyo

Reigners Bible Church International, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital have collapsed. The state governor, Emmanuel Udom, who was present at the premises when the incident happened was reported to have escaped with minor injuries. Official details of the victims are yet to be made public. Unofficial sources confirmed to www.gongnews.net …

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Ondo Guber: “I warned Mimiko on PDP defeat”-Apostle Suleman

*Be a governor to all, he tells Obaseki, Edo Gov Proficient seer and founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Auchi, Edo State, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has advised leaders of the nation at all levels to always hearken to the words of God and messages sent through His anointed servant for the …

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Buhari government sincere, determined to save Nigeria- Usani

*Ayade, Okorocha drums up support for Buhari government Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, has urged Nigerians to keep faith with the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari as one that is very sincere and determined to save the nation from the current throes we are passing …

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NUJ demands immediate release of Friday Ogungbemi by Kogi DSS

*Condemns continued assault on journalists *Welcomes release of kidnapped journalist but… Some Nigerian politicians, in yet another characteristic form are gradually inching the country towards joining countries that shame the African continent, in terms of attacks on the media by some members of the political leadership. The release was signed …

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Judgesgate scandal: Five more jurists face trial over allegations

Nigerian judges...Lagos starts new legal year

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will about this week arraign five more judges on the massive corruption Judgesgate scandal. Sources disclosed to www.gongnews.net that the anti-graft agency has concluded her investigation of the five judges and are set for trial. The five justices under the radar here include the following: …

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