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Abdul'aziz Yari Is Idle By Usman Ibrahim

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari of Zamfara State. Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari of Zamfara State.   We have heard that an idle mind is the devil’s workshop but I didn’t know the impact of this saying, until one observed the activities of the immediate past governor of Zamfara, Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari, the worst governor Zamfara …

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Official Frustration Of Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria By Femi Falana

  Introduction I am delighted to address this meeting convened by the Human Rights and Environmental Development Agenda in collaboration with Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, National Orientation Agency, Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms and African Centre for Media and Information Literacy to review the efforts of …

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Angry Youth Seize Police Van In Bauchi Over Assault, Extortion

Some angry youth at Dambam, a rural community in Bauchi State, have impounded a police patrol vehicle allegedly being used to extort innocent travellers.  The youth flared up and pounced on the police officers after the officers failed to protect road users from a robbery attack. It was gathered that …

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Father Sneaks Drug To Son In EFCC Custody

A man identified as Muyiwa Otulayo has been arrested for attempting to smuggle sedative drug for his son, who is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The son, Damilola, was in custody for allegedly laundering £45,000 from the United Kingdom.  The 60-year-old Otulayo was on the …

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Lagos Admits First Lassa Fever Patient

Lassa Fever Lassa Fever The first patient of Lassa Fever in Lagos State has been admitted to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. This was disclosed in a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Wednesday. He confirmed that the patient was currently in isolation and called on …

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JUST IN: Boko Haram Attacking Chibok Community

  Members of the Boko Haram terrorist group are attacking Korongilum, a community in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State. The insurgents burnt houses as residents scamper for safety, according to residents, who confirmed the attack. The insurgents came into the community and shot sporadically into the air, TheCable …

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