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EFCC marks Orji Kalu's properties for seizure

Stop EFCC from sealing Sun Newspaper, management writes AGF Malami

“So, we do not see why the Judgment in that case should lead to attempt to seal The Sun Publishing Limited premises.”

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)

ICIJ names Premium Times’ publisher, two others as board members

They join Sheila Coronel (chair), Alexander Papachristou, Rhona Murphy, Tom Steinberg, Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab Wilhelm and Stephen King (observer) on ICIJ’s board.

Orji Uzor Kalu

EFCC marks Orji Kalu’s Sun newspaper, other properties for seizure

Last week, Mr Kalu, a senator representing Abia North, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a N7.65 billion fraud.

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines ‘to upgrade’ aircraft amidst Nigerian govt sanctions

The move came after the government announced it was suspending its operations in Nigeria over perceived poor treatment of passengers.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

Buhari condemns execution of aid workers by Boko Haram

“Whatever seeming victory evil records, eventually rebounds on the evildoer.”

Boko HAram

UN condemns Boko Haram killing of four aid workers

The four slain aid workers who were abducted on July 18 were staff of the AAH.

Aid Workers Kidnapped by Boko Haram

Boko Haram faction kills four kidnapped aid workers

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the six aid workers were kidnapped on July 19 in Borno when armed gunmen attacked their vehicles.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari returns to Abuja from Egypt

Mr Buhari was in Egypt where he participated in the Aswan Forum Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.

NLNG Plant [Photo: NLNG website]

Nigeria LNG, partners sign Train 7 gas supply agreements

The company signed the first basic 20-year term Gas Supply Agreements (GSAs) with joint ventures (JVs) for the supply of feedstock-gas to Train 7.

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad

CJN Tanko swears-in Justices Tsoho, Kanyip

President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the Senate last week seeking confirmation of their appointments.

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

Nigeria’s chief justice wants more Shari’a in constitution

Some Nigerians have described Mr Muhammad’s suggestion of an amendment influenced by religious demography as “sectional”.

Omoyele Sowore

More American senators demand Sowore’s release

“I’m deeply concerned by the harassment and repeated detainment of Nigerian activist, journalist, and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore.”

Turkish Airlines

Nigeria suspends Turkish Airlines from its airports

An official said the suspension will be on “until the airline is ready to operate with the right size of aircraft that can transport all passengers with their baggage at the same time.”

ICPC Operatives

ICPC declares Nigerian lawmaker wanted

The lawmaker was declared wanted for allegedly failing to perfect his bail conditions.

Why we haven’t discussed report on lawmaker caught on video assaulting woman — Senate

The lawmakers say they are constrained “from discussing some issues already in a court of law.”

The ongoing house of reps voting to elect new speaker

Reps want right to free basic education inserted in Nigeria’s Constitution

The bill seeks to alter Chapter IV of the 1999 Constitution.

National Legal Adviser of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Muiz Banire. [Photo credit: THEWILL]

Muiz Banire speaks on his removal as AMCON chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari sent the name of Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as the new AMCON chairman.

FILE PHOTO: Cross-section of Police women

Bill to end discrimination against women in Nigeria Police gets senators’ support

The bill seeks to amend the Police Act by expunging the gender-discriminatory provisions of regulations 122,123,124 and 127.


SARS officers trained on complying with ACJ Act

The workshop focused on training the officers on complying with the ACT while carrying out investigation and prosecution.

Four Akwa Ibom newspaper workers killed in road accident

Eighteen people were injured in the accident.

File photo of President Muhammadu Buhari with Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

Publicising Buhari’s domestic crisis shows he’s a ‘democrat’ — Yahaya Bello

The Kogi governor says the president is the most “democratic president I have ever seen.”

APC Senator, Kabiru Marafa (Photo Credit: Daily Trust)

Marafa distances self from Yari’s ‘kangaroo’ peace parley

“He is now trying to come up with a kangaroo peace meeting to relaunch himself back to relevance,” Mr Marafa says.

Former INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega

Jega calls for more foreign students, teachers in Nigerian tertiary institutions

Attahiru Jega says there are 1,856 foreign students out of the total 1,132,795 and 437 foreign academic staff from a total of 5,604 in 194 Nigerian tertiary institutions


New Minimum Wage: Labour issues December 31 deadline to states

Only five states have actually commenced the Implementation of the new national minimum wage.

Abdulrasheed Maina in court

How we discovered bank account, properties in Maina son’s name – EFCC

The official is a member of Pension Fraud Team of the anti-graft agency that investigated the Mainas.