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FAME calls for ICT, internet accessibility for Nigerian girl-child 

...Paschal Okeke   FAME, a gender biased Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) set up to seek better living for women and girls, has called for increased Information and Technology (ICT) as well as internet accessibility for girl-child in Nigeria.   The founder of the NGO, Ms. Aderonke Bello, made this call in a statement on Thursday, in commemoration

Magu: Buhari urged to appoint EFCC Chair outside Police

•Commends President for suspensio of SGF, NIA D-G ...Nneoma Ndibe     The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to appoint a substantive chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from outside the Nigeria Police Force.   This is coming against the backdrop of the uncertainty surrounding it's acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu,

INVESTIGATION| Over 68, 000 inmates risks starvation for  N5.6b  contract debt

•Rising food cost threatens daily feeding •N450 allowance grossly inadequate ...Jude Johnson The Federal Government of Nigeria has been warned that over 68, 000 prison inmates now face the threat of starvation, following the inability of the Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) to settle outstanding contractual obligation of over N5.6 billion to ration and

Justice Nyako sacks Code of Conduct Bureau chairman, 9 others

..Nneoma Ndibe The Justice Mutala Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday  morning sacked the Chairman and nine other members of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB),  in a public interest suit filed by  Kingdom Human rights Foundation International.   The Foundation had  instituted a suit against the Chairman and members

World’s largest cyber defence exercise takes place in Estonia

Locked Shields 2017, the largest and most advanced cyber defence exercise in the world, is taking place this week. It is organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia. The exercise involves around 800 participants from 25 nations. Participants include security experts who protect national IT systems,

DSS in sectional recruitment scandal: Katsina 51 to A/Ibom 5 cadets

•Kano 25, Lagos 7 ...Paschal Okeke The Department of State Service (DSS) also referred to as State Secret Service (SSS) has been rocked with allegations of sectional recruitment scandal in favour of the the northern states, especially the President Muhammadu Buhari's home state of Katsina. This follows  the exposure of a shocking lopsidedness

Biafra: Nnmadi Kanu beats stringent bail conditions, regains freedom

•Abaribe, Israeli Rabbi, a business mogul perfected his release  •Osita Chidoka drive him out of prison ...Nneoma Ndibe  The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje Prison in Abuja after meeting the bail conditions granted him by a Federal High Court in Abuja

SPECIAL REPORT: Osinbajo-led Probe of NIA, a violation of NSA’s Act- Intel

By Jude Johnson The Nigerian intelligence community has expressed deep shock and alarm at the way the long held state secret and intelligence operations guaranteed by the constitution and various acts, are demeaned in the light of recent exposure of N15 billion worth of currencies in Lagos State. INCREDIBLE| EFCC Uncovers

FG plans new offensive against militants, cattle rustlers

The Federal Government is set to go tough to crush cattle rustlers and militant groups across Nigeria.   The resolution forms part of the outcome of the meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC), which held on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, under Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.   The National Security Adviser (NSA),