Outrage trails Buhari’s stance on rule of law

Legal practitioners and rights activists have faulted a speech by President Muhammadu Buhari where he stated that national interest should have preeminence over the rule of law. “Where national security and public interest are threatened or there is a likelihood of their being threatened, the individual rights of those allegedly responsible must take second place, […]

APC disclaims fake website, urges National Assembly to reconvene, pass

Akeredolu distances self from online scams, vows to prosecute perpetrators  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised an alarm over a purported national membership registration website on trending on social media.In statement by its Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, it said the website: apcregistration.com was unauthorised, describing it as a scam aimed at defrauding […]

FG partners Saudi Arabia, WHO to lessen crowd-induced diseases at hajj

Federal Ministry of Health has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Arabia on scientific research to mitigate crowd-induced illnesses during the hajj exercise. The partnership, which is in collaboration of the Saudi-based Centre for Mass Gathering Medicine (CMGM), a World Health Organisation (WHO)-funded agency, will assuage the effect of harsh atmospheric condition, outbreak of […]

Osinbajo orders overhaul of police anti-robbery squad, SARS

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has d­irected Inspector General of Police ­(IGP) Ibrahim Idris to immediately overhau­l the management and activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The security outfit has been widely accused of highhandedness and extra-judicial killings. It was the subject of #EndSARS, an intense online campaign that called for its dissolution and morphed […]