79 school pupils abducted in restive english speaking region of cameroon regains freedom

Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country’s communications minister told AFP Wednesday. “All 79 students have been released,” said Issa Bakary Tchiroma, without giving details of the circumstances under which they were set free. The kidnappings on Monday were the first such […]

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Apapa Gridlock south west governors seek FG’s help

Buhari restates commitment to transport, power infrastructure The Southwest Governors’ Forum has expressed concern on economic and security challenges posed by gridlock in the Apapa port and urged the Federal Government to create alternative routes.The forum said the planned alternative routes linking Tin Can Island through Tomoro Island to Ibafo in Ogun State should be […]

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Presidential panel on assets recovery has no powers to prosecute suspects, seize properties, appeal court rules

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has voided the powers of the Presidential Panel on Assets Recovery to prosecute alleged offenders or obtain forfeiture orders for assets belonging to fraud suspects. A five-member panel of the appellate court, led by Hussein Muhktar, ruled that the panel is not empowered to approach the court with any […]

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