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NITDA Advocates AI Integration Into Nigeria’s Security Framework

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has advocated the incorporation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Nigeria’s security framework in order to make the nation’s environment more conducive for socioeconomic activities. The Director-General of the agency, Dr.Kashifu Inuwa, made this call during a meeting he had with the Commandant of the National Institute for Security […]

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$6.23Mn Fraud: Presidency Seeks Interpol’s Support On Suspects’ Arrest

The Presidency has requested the Interpol National Central Bureau to place a Central Bank of Nigeria’s, (CBN’s) staff, Odoh Eric Ocheme, and two others on its Red Notice with a view to arresting them over fraudulent acts involving millions of dollars from the apex bank. Specifically, the Federal Government’s request to the Interpol is connected […]

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Law Firm Flaws EFCC’s Criminal Allegations Against Ikomi, Clarifies Contract Terms

A legal firm, Alpha-Harris Solicitors has flawed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) criminal allegations against its client, Mr. Alex Ikomi, in a contract agreement between the latter and Alausa Power Limited, saying the allegations are untrue The agreement was for the rental and deployment of three units 1MW Power Plant at Ikeja Mall under […]

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Insecurity: Arewa Economic Forum Seeks Regional Security Outfit For Northern Nigeria

Worried by the rising incidents of banditry and terrorism in Northern Nigeria, the Arewa Economic Forum (AEF) has advocated the establishment of a regional security outfit for the region to complement the efforts of the military and police in the current efforts to ensure security of lives and properties in the region. The Chairman of […]

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NASENI To Support Nigerian Police On Refurbishment Of Redundant Assets

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has expressed its readiness to held refurbish and revamp redundant operational assets of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) such as vehicles, helicopters, confiscated and forfeited vehicles. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of NASENI, Mr. Khalil Halilu, said this initiatives was part of […]

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Court Adjourns Suit On Proof Of Vehicle Ownership Levy

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned a suit seeking to stop the imposition of an annual levy for a certificate of proof of vehicle ownership in the country till March 4, 2024. The Federal Government had in June 2023 introduced an annual fee of N1,000 payable by all motorists for Proof […]

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Nigeria Improves Ranking In Global Corruption Perception Index

Nigeria has improved her ranking in the global Corruption Perception Index (CPI), moving five places up, from 150th position in 2022 to 145th out of the 180 countries just assessed by Transparency International (TI) in year 2023. The latest report from the organization also reflected that Nigeria gained one point in addition to moving up […]

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How Oyo-Ita, Former HoS Laundered Funds Through Her Firms – EFCC

One the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC)’s witnesses, Mr Hamma-Adama Bello, on Tuesday appeared before the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja and gave insights into how the immediate-past Head of Service (HoS),  Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita used her companies to launder government’s funds while in service. Bello, who is a Chief Superintendent of EFCC and […]

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NAFDAC Deploys Mechanisms To Mitigate Drug Abuse Among Youths

In its renewed efforts to combat the menace of drug and substance abuse in Nigeria, particularly amongst the teeming youth population, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has put in place effective mechanisms to track and trace narcotic products across the manufacturing and consumption value chain nationwide. The Director-General of […]

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Election Litigation Unnecessary Distraction – Gov Abiodun

…Promises To Prioritize Welfare Of Ogun People   Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has described the election litigations in the state, which ended at the Supreme Court on Friday as unnecessary distraction. With the victory at the apex court, the governor promised to devote the remaining time three and half years of his administration to […]