Bill to Place Moratorium on Immigration Detention Facilities Debuts

*This is Historical- Christina M. Fialho   Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Senator Kamala D. Harris have introduced the Detention Oversight Not Expansion (DONE) Act, which would increase oversight of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers and halt funds for construction or expansion of new facilities. Over the last two decades, the federal immigration […]

‘Buhari is bad business for corrupt civil servants, politicians’

A presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, says the Buhari government is bad business for a number of parliamentarians, civil servants and security agents. Shehu said corrupt politicians, public officers, police officers, Customs and Immigration officials who hitherto benefited from corrupt practices during previous administrations were uncomfortable with the Buhari administration. Shehu, who is the Senior Special […]

We’re not converting N-power beneficiaries to civil servants – FG

THE Federal Government on Sunday distanced itself from an advertisement trending on Social media that the beneficiaries of N-Power empowerment scheme will be converted to federal civil servants. The purported advertisement which emanated last week had encouraged beneficiaries of the scheme to turn up at their various local councils to submit their credentials for the process […]

Nigerian Air Force pounds on Boko Haram camp

The newly acquired Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35M helicopter gunships have successfully unleashed their firepower on Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) at a camp, 9.7km South East of Borno State in the on-going OPERATION THUNDER STRIKE. An earlier Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance report had indicated the significant presence of terrorists in the camp, following which Mi-35M […]

We didn’t involve ourselves in Kaduna polls – Army

The Nigerian Army has denied its involvement in the recently conducted Kaduna State Local council polls. Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Muhammad Dole was reacting to a press release credited to People’s Democratic Party that the security apparatus was used by Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai to intimidate voters during the election. A statement signed […]

Ilorin cultists: Kwara govt denies alleged implication of gov, Saraki

Kwara state government has denied that a report in some sections of the media that suspected cultists apprehended in Ilorin have indicted Senate President Bukola Saraki and Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed. An online platform had earlier reported that the suspected cultists arrested and interrogated by the Police in Ilorin and recommended for trial by the […]