Alleged Money Laundering: Court Stops Trial Of Oyo-Ita, Accuses EFCC Of Forum Shopping

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, stopped proceedings in the ongoing trial of the Former Head Of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, and her co-defendants Joseph Kadiri reports that Justice Taiwo made the order in a ruling, where he described the action of the economic and financial crimes commission EFCC in obtaining an ex-parte order for the freezing of bank accounts of some defendants in the matter before another court as an abuse of court process.

Ebola In West Africa: House Of Reps. Express Fear Over Possible Outbreak In Nigeria

The House of Representatives wants the Federal Ministry Of Health to enhance surveillance at the nation’s entry points as a response to any suspected outbreak of the Ebola virus coming from neighbouring countries especially guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo National Àssembly Correspondent Charity Tanko reports

Bill Seeking To Establish Leprosy, Skin Cancer Treatment Center Passes Second Reading At Senate

The Senate on Wednesday passed for second reading a bill seeking to establish a hospital that will specifically focus on the treatment of leprosy, skin cancer, and other skin-related diseases. National Assembly Correspondent Osaruonamen Ibizugbe reports that the bill is sponsored by Senator Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed representing Adamawa Central.

FG Declares Zamfara No-Fly Zone, Ban Mining Activities

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared Zamfara state no-fly zone. National Security Adviser to the President, Retired Major-General Babagana Monguno disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the end of a meeting of the National Security Council As Correspondent Ikharo Attah reports the President also banned all mining activities in the state.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: NIGERIA TAKES DELIVERY OF OXFORD-ASTRAZENECA VACCINES

As Nigeria, Tuesday takes delivery of the first phase of Covid-19 vaccines stakeholders have urged Nigerians to make themselves available to take the vaccines The stakeholders led by the representative of the Senate President Ahmad Lawan stated this while receiving the drugs at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja Joseph Kadiri has more 

President Buhari Full Speech At 2021 Budget Presentation

PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…

Kaduna Court Dismisses No-Case Submission Filed By El-Zakzaky

Kaduna State High court has dismissed the motion of no-case submission filed by the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria IMN Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazaky and his wife Zeenat. Zakzaky and his wife are standing trial on eight counts culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of the public peace, among other allegations. The IMN leader who was brought to court on Tuesday amid tight security, had asked the court to quash the Kaduna State government’s case against them for lack of evidence. The prosecution counsel, Dari Bayero, also adopted…