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CAN to FG: listen to Obasanjo’s warning on Islamisation, Fulanisation agenda

Nosa Enobhayisobo The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), to pay keen attention to former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent position when he warned the Federal Government and the nation about West African Fulanisation and African Islamisation agenda. The CAN in a statement signed by the Special Assistant (Media & Communications), Adebayo Oladeji to

Criminal Justice: ACJMC urges FG to employ more court prosecutors

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC) has called on the Federal Government to employ more prosecutors in courts to facilitate the administration of criminal justice in the country. The Committee made this call on Friday during a capacity building Training workshop on Data and Financial Management of the

FG commends Singapore’s decision to free Nigerian on death row

The Federal Government has commended the decision of the Supreme Court of Singapore to free a Nigerian, Mr Adili Ejike, who was earlier sentenced to death for drug trafficking in the country. The Acting Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Akpan Friday said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

FG shuts Czech, Sri Lanka, Serbia missions, downsizes Ukraine

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds. Onyema said this on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking on activities of the ministry in the last three years. The Minister said that the countries where

FG, INTERPOL signs MoU on police information sharing

The Federal Government and International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on data and information sharing under West African Police Information System (WAPIS) platform. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), who signed for the government at the ceremony in Abuja, said that the agreement

How FG is utilizing $322.5M tranche of Abacha loot — ANEEJ Boss

Godsgift Onyedinefu ..urges NASS to fast track passage of crime bill, others A civil society Organization, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has applauded the utilization of $322.5 Million tranche of Abacha loot repatriated from Switzerland by the Federal Government. The Executive Director, ANEEJ, Rev. David Ugolor gave the applause in

FG orders military to vacate Daily Trust premises

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal Government has directed the military to vacate the premises of the daily trust Newspapers. The presidential spokesman, Garba in a tweet on sunday said the issues between the military and the newspaper as they affect the coverage of the war in the Northeast will be resolved through dialogue. Shehu

Fake news, hate speech biggest threats to 2019 elections — FG

The Federal Government has identified fake news and hate speech as  biggest threats to the 2019 general election, and appealed to states to join in the ongoing campaign to sensitise Nigerians to the dangers posed by the twin evils. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in

FG vows to recover $7bn bailout funds from commercial banks

•Commences investigations  Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Federal Government said it has commenced investigation into the $7 billion bailout funds given to commercial banks in 2016 by the Central Bank of Nigeria  (CBN) in a bid to recover the money. The Chairman of Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla  disclosed