National Broadcasting Commission is seeking intensified efforts by the Federal Government towards promoting news literacy and strong professional journalism in Nigeria. NBC Director-General, Ishaq Modibbo-Kawu, who made the call at the 2019 Annual World Human Rights Day in Lagos, identified fake news and sophisticated disinformation campaigns as challenges in a democratic system. Modibbo-Kawu, represented by […]

The Presidency has once again justified the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the DSS saying millions of Nigerians are not bothered. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this during a TV programme in Lagos. Adesina was reacting to the outrage that greeted the violent re-arrest of Sowore […]

Meanwhile, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the court order given for the forfeiture of his property in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, says the claim that the property were built with the proceeds of fraud was false. He […]

Nigeria Police force is appealing to governors and other stakeholders in the south-south region to assist in efforts at strengthening internal and communal security. Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu made the appeal yesterday at a security summit for the states of the south-south region, hosted by the Delta State government. Adamu however announced that […]

It was a rowdy morning at the Nigeria Correctional Service in Eket today as inmates protested the alleged killing of their colleague. Reports say, the protest was triggered after a prison staff allegedly beat an inmate to death last evening. The irate inmates numbering over one hundred insisted that the deputy comptroller in charge of […]

An inflation of personnel budget and padding amounting to over eighteen billion naira has been discovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission from some Federal Ministries, Departments, and Agencies. Chairman of ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, said the discovery followed the launching of its System Study and Review of Practices in over […]

A Bill for a Law to Establish the Akwa Ibom State Security Trust Fund, 2019, today passed second reading in the House of Assembly. The Bill, sponsored by the member for Nsit Ubium state constituency, Barrister Otobong Bob, and fifteen other members, seeks to foster effective and enduring public-private partnership for crime prevention, containment and […]

One hundred and thirty soldiers are currently on trial for various offences, including dereliction of duty, indiscipline, desertion, cowardice and lackadaisical attitude to the fight against insurgency. The trial is said to be the parade of the largest number of soldiers in the history of Army court martial in the country. The affected soldiers were […]

Nigeria Police Force has arrested one of its officers who was caught on video collecting bribe from an innocent Nigerian. The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement, identified the said officer as Sargent Onuh Makedomu, who is attached to 49 PMF, but presently on special duty with the Safer Highways Patrol, Lagos. […]

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has warned Nigerian youths against taking the fast route to achieve success. Magu said the desperate quest by Nigerian youths to ‘blow’ – the modern slang which according to him, depicts desperation for quick wealth, has pushed many into committing crimes. Magu said this […]

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