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Aggrieved oil producing communities in Delta rethink confrontation with FG over continued neglect

AKHERE Godwin, Benin Aggrieved oil and gas producing communities in Urhobo and Isoko in Delta state, Thursday, resolved to give the Federal Government time to properly look into their case following the prompt intervention of the Niger Delta Progressive Forum (NDPF), a non-governmental organization, based in Benin, the Edo State …

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CJN queries Osun judge again

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has issued a fresh query to Justice Folahanmi Oloyede, based on a petition written against her to the National Judicial Council (NJC) by a group known as the Osun Civil Societies Coalition (OCSC). The OCSC, in the petition signed by one …

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Bayelsa: PDP youths raise alarm over political kidnapping, violence …accuse APC of kidnapping Dickson’s top aide, Wilson

The PDP Youth Vanguard, an arm of the Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party, has called on security agencies in the state to redouble their efforts at combating crime and violent activities, particularly those contrived for political ends. The body Wednesday raised alarm that such actions were a threat to the …

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Risk assessment crucial to combating money laundering, terrorist financing – EFCC chairman, Lamorde

The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has said that a good understanding of risk assessment is crucial to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. He added that money laundering and terrorist financing posed a lot of risks to national health. Speaking on Wednesday, September …

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Rivers APC Governorship petition suffers setback as Tribunal strikes out sections containing criminal allegations

The Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) petition against Governor Nyesom Wike suffered a setback, Wednesday, as the Tribunal struck out all the core paragraphs alleging electoral violence, snatching of ballot boxes, criminal manipulation of accreditation process and use of security agents and thugs to manipulate the election outcome. Justice …

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