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Blast: Security Agencies Trade Blame, Casualty now 75

The bigger picture of Monday’s bomb blast at a popular motor park in Nyanya, part of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has started to emerge, as two security agencies are said to be trading blame over the incident, which left scores of innocent Nigerians dead. This is even as the death toll... read more »

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UK, Others Condemn Abuja Bomb Attack, Police, Soldiers Among the Dead

Twins blasts at a packed bus station in Nigeria’s capital killed “dozens of people” on Monday, a spokesman for the state-run emergency services said. Official reports placed death toll at 71 with 124 injured. The blast has prompted global condemnation with the UK issuing a travel advice to... read more »


Court Orders FG to Pay Sanusi N50m in Damages, Tender Apology

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday said intelligence agents broke the law when they seized the passport of ousted central bank governor Lamido Sanusi and ordered the government to pay damages and publicly apologise. Sanusi was suspended on February 20, less than four months before... read more »

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NDLEA Quizzes Arik Airline Staff over Cocaine, Warns Airlines

Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade, has called on airlines to take all necessary steps to prevent drug trafficking in the country, this is even as an Arik Air staff found in possession of substance suspected to be cocaine in still being interrogated by... read more »

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Police Arrest Killers of Three Cops in Lagos Hotel

The killers of a yet-to-be identified policemen in a hotel at Araromi Bus Stop along the Igando-Iba Highway have been arrested. Police source told our correspondent that the three members of the gang were arrested in the early hours of Saturday at an uncompleted... read more »


Editor Floors INEC in Court as Judge Orders Payment for Services

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sitting in Apo  on Monday delivered judgment in favour of Godson & Godman Ventures Limited, a media consultancy and publishing firm run by the former  editor of Daily Times, Mr. Ken Ugbechie, in a case he... read more »


Police Shut Church Over Alleged Burial Of Two-Year-Old By Pastor

Police authority in Lagos State has shut the church where a two-year-old baby girl was allegedly buried alive at Egbeda. Already, the police at Idimu Division have exhumed the body of the victim for autopsy and arrested the pastor of the church identified as Dare... read more »


NDLEA is Broke, Puts Several Projects on Hold

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is currently passing through hard times financially, to the extent that Management of the agency has decided to put on hold several projects scheduled for early part of this year. A top official of the agency told... read more »


ICPC Docks Edo Majority Leader over Alleged Tax Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) had dragged the majority leader of Edo State House of Assembly to court on a six-count charge for allegedly violating the provisions of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act,... read more »


Boko Haram: FG Orders Probe of Abuja Attempted Jail Break

Facts have started to emerge as to what may have led to the Sunday attempted jail break by members of the dreaded Islamic group, Boko Haram detained at the Department of State Service (DSS) in Abuja. According to a competent source in the department in a telephone... read more »


Suspects Battle SSS, Army in Failed Jail Break

Abuja residents were rattled on Sunday by sporadic gunshots which lasted for over one hour thus prompting fears that the federal capital city may have come under the attack of the dreaded Boko Haram sect. But the Department of State Security Service (DSS), was quick to... read more »


Nigerians Condemn Abduction of Sun Editor by Abia Police

Criticisms have continued to trail the abduction of The Sun Associate editor and Special Assistant, Media, to Dr. Uzor Orji Kalu, Mr. Ebere Wabara by policemen from Abia State Police Command, ostensibly on the orders of Abia State Governor, T. A Orji. Wabara had of... read more »


Conference Delegate Dies in Abuja

A delegate to the on-going National Conference, Alhaji Mohammed Hamma Misau, has died. According to family sources, he died Thursday night at the National Hospital, Abuja. Misau,a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, from Bauchi State, according to his... read more »


Court Bars Lagos from Collecting Toll on Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Thursday, ordered the Lagos State Government to stop collecting toll on the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, an action that has been under contention by some Lagosians. The bridge  was built at the cost of N29 billion. The court... read more »

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