Pope announces rule to expose promiscuous bishops

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, on Thursday, announced that henceforth, bishops would be accountable for sexual abuses or cover ups in their jurisdictions. The pronouncement, which signalled a change in Catholic Church law makes reporting of sexual cases obligatory for clerics and allows anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if necessary. The papal decree, which… Continue reading Pope announces rule to expose promiscuous bishops

Buhari summons another security meeting with Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president had on Tuesday met with the security chiefs and heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. NAN… Continue reading Buhari summons another security meeting with Service Chiefs

Appeal Court affirms Oyetola’s election, Adeleke loses

The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election. In three separate appeals filed by Oyetola, the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission, the appellate court was asked to set aside the 22 March,… Continue reading Appeal Court affirms Oyetola’s election, Adeleke loses

Police IG visits Saraki, briefs Senate on Insecurity

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday, visited the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki ad the Leadership of the National Assembly. The Police IG first met behind closed door with the President of the Senate and his Deputy Ike. Ekweremadu. After the brief meeting, the leadership of the upper… Continue reading Police IG visits Saraki, briefs Senate on Insecurity

NDLEA arrests 9,824 drug suspects, seizes 316,365kg drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 9,824 suspected drug offenders and recovered 316,365.47 kilogrammes of illicit drugs in 2018. Head of Public Affairs of the agency, Mr Jonah Achema, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. Achema said that 9,122 of the nabbed… Continue reading NDLEA arrests 9,824 drug suspects, seizes 316,365kg drugs

Buhari in Borno says education antidote to Boko Haram menace

Buhari at industrial park in Maiduguri, one of the projects commissioned today before leaving for London President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, praised the efforts of outgoing administration of Governor Kashim Ibrahim Shettima in promoting education as counter strategy to Boko Haram ideology and insurgency. President Buhari gave the commendation at a ceremony… Continue reading Buhari in Borno says education antidote to Boko Haram menace

Our security approach has failed: FG, states must rejig – Labour

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, has decried the increased state of insecurity in the country. Wabba, who disclosed this in a message to state Delegates Conference of the Congress on Thursday, said the current security system has failed the country. “There is hardly any day that passes without one… Continue reading Our security approach has failed: FG, states must rejig – Labour