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The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said corruption is mother of all crimes and must be fought to a standstill.He said the anti-graft war will be premised on the rule of law and protection of the rights of every citizen.He, however, said women […]

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo (right); Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas and    Commandant, National Defence College, Real Admiral Samuel Ilesanmi Alade; during Osinbajo’s arrival at the college for the public presentation on  “Harmonised standard operating procedures on arrest, detention and prosecution of vessels and persons in Nigeria’s […]

Britain’s High Court ruled on Thursday that oil major Royal Dutch Shell cannot be sued in London courts over Nigeria oil spill allegations.If the High Court had ruled in favor of the two groups, other claimants against British-based multinationals could have been emboldened to pursue legal action through the British […]

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday seized a property belonging to a former Assistant Director (Finance and Account), of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), Mahmud Deji Sambo.Sambo is facing trial with Musti Bukar for allegedly stealing N58 million belonging to the hospital.The confiscated house was […]

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the forfeiture of N9.billion allegedly laundered for former Minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Allison-Madueke.Mrs Alison-Madueke, who is in London, has denied any wrongdoing, alleging that she is being persecuted.Justice Muslim Hassan had […]

  THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is set to review the rules guiding the conduct of its members in the discharge of their professional duties.Its General Secretary, Mr. Isiaka Olagunju, who said this in a statement in Ibadan, added that the move was to reposition the legal practice, improve its […]

This handout picture taken and released by the Senegalese presidency on January 20, 2017, shows a motorcade with a car bearing the Gambian flag entering the presidential palace in Souar. Regional leaders held 11th-hour talks with Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh to persuade him to hand over power peacefully on January 20, […]

Adama Barrow and Yahya Jammeh  The military operation was suspended to allow a final diplomatic push to convince Jammeh, who has ruled the former British colony since seizing power in a 1994 coup, to leave the country. “We have suspended operations and given him an ultimatum,” said Marcel Alain de […]

The Nigeria police yesterday raided the head office of an online medium, Premium Times in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, alongside the judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.Plain-clothes officers conducted a search at the office shortly after 5:00p.m. yesterday and said they were acting on a complaint filed by […]