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…

*Commercial bus bursts into flames on 3rd Mainland Bridge (Nation) *DSS releases Omoyele Sowore (Punch)

Commercial bus bursts into flames on 3rd Mainland Bridge (Nation) A lone accident was recorded on the inward Iyana Oworo carriage of the Third Mainland Bridge on Tuesday. The bus which may have been returning to Oshodi from Oke Arin…

EFCC, ICPC to beam searchlight on fraudulent banks —Malami (Punch)

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Thursday, said the anti-corruption agencies would beam their searchlight on banks that had been aiding corrupt practices in the country. He said the Federal Government, through…

Gbese! FG fails to pay whistle-blower who exposed secret $223m NNPC account (Punch)

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation is currently enmeshed in a scandal after refusing to pay a whistle-blower (name withheld) his N1.8bn commission for exposing an account with $223m (N80.2bn). Several documents made available to The PUNCH by…

FEC approves N2.8bn contract to decongest prisons electronically (Punch)

The sum of N2.8bn was approved by the  Federal Executive Council on Wednesday to help speed up the decongestion of crowded prisons in the country by digital connectivity. The project will establish a digital web-based, integrated system that will monitor…

Minimum wage: Court gives FG, Labour till Jan 30 to submit report (Punch)

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday ordered the Federal Government and Organised Labour to submit a report of their negotiations on the disputes over the new minimum wage by January 30, 2019. Justice Sanusi Kado had…

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