UN, AU agree to foster stronger relationship

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the UN to deliver on promised development for Africa’s youth. Mohammed stated this while addressing leaders from across the continent who had gathered at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, which was her first AU Summit since taking… Continue reading UN, AU agree to foster stronger relationship

LASU SUSPEND LASUSU ELECTORAL PROCESS

The Lagos state university (LASU), has put on hold the electoral process of it student union, Lagos state university student union (LASUSU) to conduct the forthcoming election. The university management through the Acting Dean student Affair (DSA), Dr. Obayori in a bulletin published within the campus on Thursday suspends all activities of the independent electoral… Continue reading LASU SUSPEND LASUSU ELECTORAL PROCESS

America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

A former US State Department Nigeria specialist, Mathew Page, has suggested that a US civil forfeiture case to seize $144 million of assets from two cronies of Diezani Alison-Madueke, may just be the start of her legal troubles with America. US Justice Department last week filed an asset recovery case in Houston against Jide Omokore… Continue reading America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

Police nab courier drug peddler in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old man, Stanley Arinze, for allegedly transporting hard drugs (Tramadol) worth N17.2 million from Lagos to Kano. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Kano. He said that the suspect was arrested on July 16. “Arinze who… Continue reading Police nab courier drug peddler in Kano

I won’t dump APC for PDP – Sen. Andy Uba

Senator Andy Uba has described as untrue news making the rounds that he planned to dump the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the victory of Sen. Ahmed Makarfi at the Apex Court. In a statemnet signed by Joseph Itazi, Media Aide to Sen. Uba, the lawmaker said that he… Continue reading I won’t dump APC for PDP – Sen. Andy Uba

Foreigners stifling small businesses in Nigeria–Dambazau

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahmam Dambazau on Tuesday urged the National Assembly to come up with legislations that will define businesses foreigners living in Nigerian can engage in. The minister made the call when members of the House of Representatives Committee on Interior visited the Ministry in Abuja. Dambazau expressed the ministry’s commitment to addressing… Continue reading Foreigners stifling small businesses in Nigeria–Dambazau

Israel adopts new method of blocking crime

The Israeli parliament has adopted a law aimed at blocking access to websites that incite crime, a Knesset spokesman said on Tuesday. The law allows courts to ban websites that incite violence, support terrorist activities or advocate prostitution or child pornography. It is the first time that Israel has passed a law limiting online content,… Continue reading Israel adopts new method of blocking crime

police deploy 30,000 security personnel for Lagos LG election

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday announced that 30,000 police personnel and other security agencies would provide security during the July 22 local government election in the state. Owoseni disclosed the figure while briefing newsmen on preparations for the election and other activities of the command. The News Agency… Continue reading police deploy 30,000 security personnel for Lagos LG election