*NDLEA arrests fake soldier, policeman, youth corps member for drug trafficking (Nation)*#EndSARS: NEC warns against fresh protests, to prosecute erring policemen (DailyTrust)

NDLEA arrests fake soldier, policeman, youth corps member for drug trafficking (Nation) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has arrested a fake soldier, a fake policeman and a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member for drug trafficking.…

Senate adopts electronic transmission of election results

The Senate on Tuesday made a U-turn on the recently-passed Electoral Amendment Bill, wherein it had earlier rejected plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit results of elections electronically. The decision of the Senate followed the re-committal…

Alliance of Nigerian leaders and Igbo dropouts – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

All that any Igbo charlatan needs to hoodwink many a Nigerian leader is to claim that he has the beans to bring the Igbo people to the centre after the Biafra war.   It works like magic for the so-called patriotic…

See how Nigerian elections are bought and sold like suya -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

There’s this book by Peter Enahoro entitled You Gotta Laugh to Cry.  The so-called democratic elections in Nigeria almost always end up making all Nigerians laugh to cry. Let’s start from Nigeria’s much-ballyhooed return to democracy in 1999 during which…

Name of PDP’s candidate missing on INEC list for Anambra governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the list of candidates for the November 6 Governorship Election in Anambra State. The electoral umpire, in the list published on Friday, dropped the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr…

No way! Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie

The Senate has rejected the confirmation of Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman of the Committee, Kabiru Gaya, in his report on Tuesday, said Onochie did not satisfy the provisions of the…

INEC Job: Jega asks Senate to reject Onochie

Prof Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has asked the Senate not to confirm Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of INEC. Onochie, who was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari, was among those screened…

*Police arrest 21-year-old UNILAG student over murder of Super TV CEO (Punch)*Court remands man for alleged armed robbery (Guardian)

Police arrest 21-year-old UNILAG student over murder of Super TV CEO (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 21-year-old Chidinma for allegedly killing the Chief Executive Officer, Super TV, Usifo Ataga, in the Lekki area of the state. The…

*Doctor laments as car disappears in Abuja market (Punch)*FESTAC land allottees to take possession 30 years after (Guardian)

Doctor laments as car disappears in Abuja market (Punch) An Abuja-based medical doctor, Gabriel Adedoyin, has urged the police to help find his car following its disappearance from the Tako Market in the Federal Capital Territory. The 25-year-old doctor and…

*Police officer gives birth to triplets in Ogun (DailyTrust)*Sexual assault: Baba Ijesha denied bail, case transferred to high court (Punch)

Police officer gives birth to triplets in Ogun (DailyTrust) A female police officer serving in Ogun State Police Command has given birth to triplets – two boys and a girl. The female officer, Bolaji Senjirin, was delivered of the triplets…

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