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Osun Election: Police hunt for Adeleke, four others over ‘exam malpractice’

•Drag him to Abuja Court on Thursday  •Must appeare before special investigation  panel before arraignment    Jude Johnson  Barely 72 hours to the Osun State governorship election, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has dragged the candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ademola Adeleke and four others before Special Investigation Penal

Detained premium times reporter Samuel ogundipe finally released

Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who had been detained by the Nigerian police since on Tuesday, has been released. Mr Ogundipe was released on Friday morning after he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. The judge had first heard the case

APP drags Adeosun to court over NYSC certificate scandal

The Action Peoples Party, APP, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court, Abuja, demanding the sack of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. The APP also demanded for an order directing her to refund the salaries she had received since 2015 when she was appointed as a minister and

Op-ed: Magu’s EFCC in perspectives

By Sufuyan Ojeifo and Ariyo-Dare Atoye Writing about the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its leadership is one and the same thing. EFCC is its leadership and the leadership of the commission is the commission. Dissecting the leadership of Mr. Ibrahim Magu at the EFCC is an enterprise that

Court verdict: Is Magu still the EFCC Chairman?

Editor's note:  “Now that the Court has spoken, Is it right for Ibrahim Magu to be kept in acting capacity as Chairman of EFCC by the President?” A renowned lawyer, Monday Ubani, asked in this paper. This paper seeks to examine the propriety of Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of

Court orders release of 475 Boko Haram suspects

A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues. The first person convicted for the kidnapping in 2014 of Chibok schoolgirls, sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment last week,