Odili: Senate wades in, CJN silent as FG jerks up Judiciary budget by N10bn

November 1, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Commitee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters,  declared Monday that the invasion of Justice Mary Odili’s residence by Security Agents last week will be debated as matter of urgent national importance on resumption of plenary next week. Security operatives had on Friday invaded the Abuja residence of upthe supreme court justice based on information that illegal activities Read More

Fraudsters have created fake eNaira social media handles, CBN alerts Nigerians

October 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has alerted the public about fake social media handles of eNaira. President Muhammadu Buhari launched the country’s digital currency on Monday. In a statement on Wednesday, the apex bank said impostors are already defrauding people. “Following the formal launch of the eNaira on Monday, October 25, 2021, the attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria Read More

Borno clamps down on illegal land vendors, speculators in Maiduguri

October 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Borno State Geographic Information Service (BOGIS), has commenced clampdown on illegal land speculators and vendors in Maiduguri metropolis. The vendors and speculators are allegedly engaging in land racketeering in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC) and Jere Local Government Areas in the state. While launching operations against illegal land vending recently in Maiduguri, the state capital; BOGIS’s Executive Secretary, Adam Bababe Read More

The menace of street trading

September 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) issued a stern warning to traders who are in the habit of turning road shoulders and corridors to platforms to market their wares to desist from the illegal activities. The Ministerial Taskforce on Traffic Management (MTTM) led by Mr. Ikharo Attah, issued the warning on behalf the FCTA while on inspections at the Read More

Ranching: PDP condemns Umahi for secretly collecting N6bn

August 26, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ebonyi state chapter Thursday lambasted governor David Umahi for secretly collecting the sum of 6 billion naira for ranching programme in the state. Special Assistant to President Buhari, Gabar Shehu had on Wednesday night in program on channels television revealed that Ebonyi among three other state in the federation accessed 24 billion naira for ranching. Read More

Expert urges probe of operatives manning borders

August 9, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

 A renowned Nigerian security expert has petitioned the Presidency and the National Assembly alleging that some Nigerian Customs Service personnel and policemen stationed at the borders have become smugglers of prohibited items, especially petroleum products, drugs, rice and other grains. President of Chukan Security Solutions Limited based in Cotonou, Benin Republic, Mazi Ukachukwu C. Kanu, alleged that certain Customs Service Read More