Monday, October 23, 2017

Unini Chioma


United Nations

* Declares most roads to southern parts of state unusable

The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-east, three local government areas in Borno State still remain completely inaccessible to aid workers as a result of the threat posed by the Boko Haram sect. The organisation, which stated that though accessibility to most parts of the crisis-ravaged region could improve at the end of the rainy season, however raised the alarm that the same circumstance could equally increase the rate of attacks from the terrorist group.

Cyber-crime Law

Is Section 24 of the Cybercrime Act inconsistent with the rights of citizens as guaranteed under Section 39 of the Constitution? Lawyers say yes, no. AKEEM NAFIU reports

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Mustafa Magu

The Federal High Court in Abuja has directed that another hearing notice on the suit seeking the Senate confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), should be served on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Nigerian Parliament

The race for the Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got messy yesterday as Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial District, has...