DESPITE her defection to the All Progressives Congress, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the senator representing Anambra North in the Senate, Stella Oduah will be arraigned on eight-count of conspiracy, money laundering and maintaining anonymous bank accounts with First Bank Plc at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on October 19, 2021.
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Monday, September 27, 2021, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to put into practise what he said about justice, fairness and equity on the floor of the United Nations (UN) when he addressed the global body last Friday.
The Federal Government will from Thursday afternoon, September 30, 2021, shut down some sections of the Federal Secretariat Complex in Abuja as part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free 61st independence celebration on Friday October 1.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that if the country breaks up in any way or becomes the subject of what some people will like it to be, “all of us will lose out.”
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has arraigned two suspects, Mrs Patricia Hassan and Mr Zachaeus Gana, before Justice Muawiyah Idris of the High Court 36 sitting in Nyanya, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged fraud and obtaining by false pretences.`
Ten more pupils of the abducted Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna have been set free after 81 days in captivity.
The Niger State Government has condemned the blocking of Bida-Lambata and Lambata-Izom expressways by drivers of heavy duty trucks and tankers.
Socio–Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) to publish names of those indicted in the alleged misappropriation of over N6 trillion in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2000 and 2019, as documented in the recent forensic audit report on the agency.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has said that 330,000 Nigerians refugees are presently residing in neighbouring countries due to the worsening insecurity in the country.
On Sunday September 26 2021, it was confirmed that the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, Yewande Sadiku, on Friday September 26, 2021 handed over her position to Emeka Offor after a five-year tenure. Offor will function as the Acting Executive Secretary, NIPC.