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Ambode commends role of U.S in 2015 elections; as country commits to deepening democracy in Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Monday, commended the efforts of the United States of America in ensuring peaceful democratic transition in the last general elections in the country. The Governor, who spoke when he received the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr James Entwistle, who paid him a courtesy visit …

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FRSC to recruit credible marshals

AGENE GODWIN, Benin The Edo Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Tuesday, said only persons of credible character would be considered as Special Marshals of the state command. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr. Oluwasusi Familoni‎, who said this Tuesday, at the commencement of a 3-day recruitment for Special …

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EFCC arraigns prison officer over N3.9m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Monday, arraigned one Onoja Osita Kingsley, a Prison Officer, before Justice A.V. Agishir of the Federal High Court, Enugu on three counts of stealing, possession of fraudulent document and forgery to the tune of  three million, nine hundred thousand naira (N3,900,000. The accused …

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Lamorde to Amnesty Int’l: We don’t obtain suspects’ statements under duress

The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has debunked allegations that suspects being investigated for alleged corrupt practices by the Commission are made to give their statements under duress. He said the state- of-the- art recording facilities in the EFCC interrogation rooms would not allow any interrogator …

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