The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed, will on Wednesday appear before the Senate for screening and confirmation of his appointment by President Mohammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s lawyer, Alex Izinyon, on Tuesday, tendered a video clip of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, discussing the difficulty in transmitting election results, on Channels Television.
Colombian man was arrested at Barcelona airport with half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his wig, Spanish Police said Tuesday.
The man attracted officers’ attention because he was “considerably nervous” and his wig was of “disproportionate size,” Police said in a statement.
Officers questioned the man and found a “perfectly-sealed package taped to his head.” It contained 503 grammes (1.1 pounds) of cocaine worth over 30,000 euros ($34,000).
In what Police have dubbed “Operation Toupee,” the man was arrested at Barcelona’s El Prat airport, Spain’s second busiest, after arriving on a flight from Bogota at the end of June.
Spain, with its historic and linguistic links to South America, is an important gateway for cocaine to Europe, mainly from Colombia.
Smugglers often resort to creative methods to get drugs past Spanish customs.
In recent years, Police have found cocaine inside breast implants, hollowed-out pineapples, a wheelchair cushion, a plaster cast encasing a man’s broken leg, and a 42-piece crockery set.
Chad lifted a more than a year-long ban on social media including Facebook and Twitter that the government said had been necessary for security reasons.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit challenging the qualification of Nyesom Wike to uphold the governorship seat in the Rivers State elections.
US President Donald Trump has been accused of racism after posting tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen.
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi office, says it arrested two suspected drug dealers and recovered 40 kilogrammes of hard drugs hidden in 40 pieces of laptop bags in the state.
AN Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Friday granted bail in the sum of N200,000 to a teenager (name withheld), who allegedly defiled his neighbour’s four-year-old daughter.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has called on the Federal Government to ensure that corrupt public officials face stiffer penalties.
Fida Abuja Branch went on a sensitisation visit to Fouad Lababidi Islamic Academy, Wuse Zone 3 (opposite FCSC) on the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act, 2015 popularly known as the VAPP Act, 2015.