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Magu Detention: Direct your request to Presidency not police, IGP tells lawyer

The Nigeria Police Force has denied detaining suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. In a letter by DCP Idowu Owohunwa, Principal Staff Officer to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, written to Tosin Ojaomo, counsel to Magu, in response to his bail application, the police stated that the suspended

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Women Journalists Decries Low Prosecution of Rape Offenders In Osun

Osun State Chapter of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has called for an improvement in the prosecution of rape and other sexual related assaults in the state. NAWOJ also called for a collaborative efforts between Police and Judiciary towards prompt prosecution of any sexual gender-based violence in the state. This, NAWOJ

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Federal Court Acquits Senator Adeleke of Alleged Exam Malpractices Charge

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday discharged and acquitted a former candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke in the alleged examination malpractices charge filed against him and four others. Adeleke’s discharge and subsequent acquittal was due to the withdrawal of

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EID EL-FITR: IGP Congratulates Nigerians, Says Mass Socio-Religious Gatherings Remain Prohibited

The Inspector-General of Police in Nigeria, IGP M.A Adamu, has congratulated Nigerians as the Muslim Ummah in the country celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr. In a statement signed by the Police Spokesman, DCP FRANK MBA, the IGP noted that “the successful conclusion of the Ramadan, a period of self-denial

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Group alleges plot to grant presidential pardon to Orji Kalu, other convicted politicians

A coalition of civil society organizations has alleged plot by some highly placed politicians to ensure that the federal government of Nigeria grant pardon to convicted politicians. The group in a statement read by Uche Okoroafor on Tuesday April 14, 2020, in Abuja, commended President Muhammadu Buhari , the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC,

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: IPC Condemns Continued Attacks On Journalists And Media

The International Press Centre, Lagos has again decried the rising spate of assaults on journalists and the media by law enforcement and security agents seeking to enforce the Covid-19 lockdown across the country. Executive Director of IPC, Mr. Lanre Arogundade said in a statement on Tuesday that while such harassment represents

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