Kano takes anti-corruption fight to LGs

In its bid to take its fight against corruption to local government, Kano state government has commissioned the first local government anti-corruption office in the state. It would be recalled that few months ago, the state has awarded contract for the construction of anti-corruotion offices in all…

We’re working to secure Sango’s release – Gov. Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that the Plateau and Kaduna State Governments are working round the clock with security operatives to have the Plateau PDP Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, released. Sango, a former Minister of Sports, and four others were abducted by unknown persons on Wednesday…

Buhari: looters won’t return to power in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged those who want to contest against him in 2019 to an integrity test. Speaking at an interactive session with community leaders and stakeholders at the Coronation Hall of the Kano Government House to round off his two-day visit to the state, he said Nigerians…

2 Jigawa cops, 1 NSCDC officer arrested over abduction

Two police and one officer of the Nigerian Security and  Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are presently being interrogated over alleged involvement of the abduction of one Malam Ahmad Muhammad, popularly known as “Akrami”. Th‎e officers were arrested after they were said to have reportedly abducted…

NDLEA seizes 1,293.424kg hard drugs in Gombe

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Gombe State, said it has seized 1,283.424 kg of hard drugs during the outgoing year, while also intercepting 831.78 kg of psychotropic substances. State Commandant of the agency, Aliyu Dole, disclosed this, on Thursday, while briefing journalists…

Public funds not found in ex-minister’s account – EFCC

The trial of former minister of the FCT, Bala Mohammed started yesterday with an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) telling an FCT High Court in Gudu that no government fund has yet been traced to the ex-minister’s accounts. Ishaya Dauda, a Senior Detective Superintendent…

Kogi Loses N5bn To Workers With Fake Certificates

by sam egwu, lokoja The Kogi State government has stated that it loses N5billion annually as wages to workers who gained employment with fake certificates. Addressing newsmen yesterday, the director-general, Media and Publicity, to the Governor of Kogi State, Kingsley Fanwo…

Lawyers concerned over identity disclosure, safety of whistle-blowers

• ‘They Have Legal Right To Sue Government’ Lawyers have expressed concern over the dangers of exposing whistle-blowers who have to press for the payment of monies government promised them as compensation by going to court. They said although whistle blowers have the legal right…

Malami Tasks Media On Fact-based Reporting

Attorney General of the Federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has challenged media practitioners to stick to facts in their reportage and ensure that they refrain from spreading information from unverified sources. “You should try to do your work with all sense of professionalism and…

Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of 10 members of CCB

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate seeking confirmation of 10 nominees as members of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). One of the appointees is being touted as chairman of the Bureau. In a letter read by the Senate President Bukola Saraki, President Buhari is seeking expeditious confirmation…