VPN: FG orders prosecution of persons using Twitter

​The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Saturday, directed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government’s order suspending Twitter operations in Nigeria. Malami’s…

FG moves against proposed Lagos anti-graft commission

The federal government will move against the proposed Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has made it known. Malami stated that no state law can override the…

*Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch)*Police arrest ‘cultist, traffic robbers’ in Lagos (Nation)

Lagos teenage factory worker killed in industrial accident on resumption day (Punch) Seventeen-year-old Babatunde Abdulrahmon has succumbed to the injuries he sustained on the day he resumed work as a mixer at a manufacturing company, Mingyi Trading Company Limited, Satellite…

*Ojota service lane closed for six weeks (Guardian)*Task force, Okada riders clash on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway (Punch)

Ojota service lane closed for six weeks (Guardian) The service lane inbound Maryland from the end of Gani Fawehinmi Park to the end of the second pedestrian bridge, Ojota has been partially closed, the Lagos State Government announced on Tuesday.…

Buhari signs instrument to enable African Trade Insurance Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the instrument of accession of the agreement for the establishment of the African Trade Insurance Agency. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said the Agreement and the…

Things go kaput as APC turns against itself in a case of pot calling kettle black – Magnus Onyibe

With the broom as its mascot, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which is an amalgam of five political parties, grabbed power at the centre in 2015 purely and solely based on its proposal to Nigerians that its mission is…

*Virtual courts: Lagos takes FG, NASS to Supreme Court (Nation) *UNILAG scholars attract N115.5m research grants from UK, Germany (Tribune)

Virtual courts: Lagos takes FG, NASS to Supreme Court (Nation) The Lagos State Government has asked the Supreme Court to determine the constitutionality of virtual court hearings. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) and the…

Amotekun: FG, South-West governors agree on terms, conditions (Nation)

The federal government and states of the South-West, on Thursday, came to agree on how the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), also known as Operation Amotekun, should be run. The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), held a closed-door meeting…

FG declares Amotekun illegal (DailyTrust)

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, yesterday declared the recently launched southwest security outfit, codenamed “Amotekun”, illegal. The AGF, in a statement by his spokesman, Umar Gwandu, described Amotekun as contrary to the constitution of…

*Wanted Lagos cult leader, one other arrested for robbery (DailyTrust) *Suspected killers of Moradeun Balogun remanded (Punch)

Wanted Lagos cult leader, one other arrested for robbery (DailyTrust) The police in Lagos said they have arrested a suspected secret cult leader, Bamidele Moses, alias Badoo, who they alleged had been terrorising residents of the Bariga area and its…

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