JOHN ALECHENU takes a look at some recommendations of the 2014 National Conference amidst renewed agitations for a decentralised policing system to tackle the growing menace of violent crimes such as banditry, kidnapping, arson and terrorism in the country. The end of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war (1967-1970) has, sadly, not […]

Why Nigerians don’t trust plea bargain – Malami by The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has said the abuse of plea bargain due to procedural lacuna in the law is responsible for public distrust of the arrangement. Mr Malami, represented by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and […]

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has warned that civil war is bound to happen in Nigerian soon unless the conflict between herders and local communities is properly addressed. ALSO READ: BOMBSHELL! It’s Reward For Their Hard Work’ – Buhari Justifies Appointing Ex-Service Chiefs As Ambassadors Tension has been surging in recent weeks over […]

By Julie Otoikhine Residents of Mushin area of Lagos did not sleep on Sunday and Monday night due to the nefarious activity of hoodlums that invaded the area raining gun shots. The incident has left three persons dead, about 120 vehicles and 50 shops destroyed and vandalized. The attack which […]

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President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to Nigeria Senate, for confirmation for a second term in office. In a letter to President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, the President said in accordance with the provision of Section 154 […]

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The Delta State Executive Council, today, approved a draft estimate of N378 billion as budget for 2021 which would be presented to the state House of Assembly next week for approval. This was part of resolutions reached at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by the state governor, Senator […]

President Buhari on September 16, 2020, signed the new Police Act 2020 into law and this replaced the old Police Act, CAP P.19, LFN, 2004. Below are the highpoints of the new amendments that every Nigerian should be aware of: 1) Section 66(1) of the Police Act 2020, ONLY a […]

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Candidates that participated in the 2020 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) can now check their results online as they are out. According to the statistics released by WAEC, 64%, obtained minimum of credits in five (5) subjects and above, including English Language […]

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