As Budget 2017 Is Signed Into Law

Three weeks after the 2017 budget was sent to the Presidency by the National Assembly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed it into law on Monday last week. Present at the ceremony were Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara who represented the National Assembly. Also present were other top officials of the government including ministers. Full story

Source: http://www.allafrica.com

Posted by Amaka, 22 June 2017

Absence of Metuh’s counsel stalls trial

The trial of Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) was stalled in the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Mr. Onyeachi Ikpeazu (SAN). Full story

Source: www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

Former Minister Fani-Kayode Challenges Court Jurisdiction

Mr. Fani-Kayode’s lawyers made the request during the re-arraignment of the former aviation minister alongside Senator Nenadi Usman, who are standing trial for fraud to the tune of N4.6 billion. Full story

Source: http://www.saharareporters.com

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

Billionaire kidnapper: How Ghana helped Nigerian police in arresting Evans – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has revealed why the police was able arrest kidnap kingpin, Onwumadike Chukwudubem, a.k.a Evans. The IGP attributed the arrest of Evans to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa. Full story

Source: http://www.dailypost.ng

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

Body approves dismissal of 4 senior police officers, reinstate 14 others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of one Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. Full story

Source: http://www.pulse.ng

Posted by Amaka, 21 June 2017

Over 71million Nigerians can vote in 2019 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday said the country’s voting population had risen to 71,40,000. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/06/21/71million-nigerians-can-vote-2019-inec/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=830ab5815c-Morning_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-830ab5815c-227653609

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 21, 2017

Nigeria: Health Minister Writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, Wants Tobacco Law Enforced

The Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Force over the enforcement of the National Tobacco Control Act. Full story

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201706210077.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 21, 2017