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IPOB headquarters is in France – FG

IPOB headquarters is in France – FG

The Federal Government Wednesday said that it was discovered that the headquarters of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is France with some foreign countries funding the group. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, said President Muhammadu Buhari

Customs seek closure of Cotonou border

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Retd.) has canvassed the need for total closure of Nigeria’s number one border outpost with Benin Republic, Cotonou border.   Ali who made the suggestion during the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria in Lagos recalled that the closure of the border

Suspected fake Canadian visa racketeer arrested

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected fraudstar, who specialised in issuing fake Canadian visa to his victims. Mr Ago Oyewole, EFCC Zonal spokesman in Ibadan, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that the visa-racketeering suspect (names withheld), had defrauded his victims of more than N3 million. He

Soyinka cautions army on Operation Python Dance

The Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday urged the Nigerian Army to be cautious in its activities following the declaration of Operations Python Dance and Crocodile Smile in some parts of the country. Soyinka made the call during his address at a press conference marking the 50th anniversary of the death of a poet, Christopher

EFCC lauds CJN’s move to prioritise corruption cases in courts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended recent move by the judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before it. The commendation is in a statement by Spokesman of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren in Abuja on Wednesday. Uwujaren quoted the commission’s Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, as saying the development

Federal High Court Proscribes IPOB

The Federal High Court in Abuja has approved the application by the Federal Government, seeking the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra.   Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdu Kafarati, granted the order on Wednesday, five days after the military released a statement declaring IPOB a terrorist group and South-East

S’West military operation to tackle Badoo, others –Army

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday identified the Badoo group and other cults as one of the security challenges that Operation Crocodile Smile II would take care of in the South-West. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, who stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents, insisted that the military operations