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…

AFN Board members reject Guasau’s ’emergency’ congress (ThisDay)

Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Vice-President, Honourable Olamide George has said that the Federation’s Annual General Congress (AGM) scheduled to hold on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in Awka, Anambra State is illegal and remains postponed. George insisted that the less…

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected illegal fishing trawlers (NewTelegraph)

The Nigerian Navy on Teusday handed over to the Federal Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, four arrested fishing trawlers, 52 crew members and three foreigners over suspected illegal fishing activities, on the Brass River in Bayelsa State. The four vessels,…

DPR discovers 50 illegal filling stations in Akwa Ibom (Guardian)

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket office says it had discovered 50 illegal filling stations in the state. Mr Tamunoiminabo Kingsley-Sundaye, the Operations Controller of DPR in Akwa Ibom made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency…

Police arrest four suspects for illegal adoption (Punch)

The Abia State Police Command has paraded four suspects for an alleged illegal adoption and sale of a baby in the state. It was gathered that one of the suspects, Anurika Collins, identified one Emmanuel Okwechukwu, who had been arrested…

EFCC Intercepts N211m Gold at Lagos airport (Guardian)

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have intercepted gold worth about N211 million being illegally transported through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. EFCC Acting Head, Media and Publicity, Mr Tony Orilade, disclosed this in a statement…

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