President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he has not been receiving military pensions and salaries as former head of state since he assumed office in May 2015. Mr. Buhari said, in fact, he did not receive pensions due to him as a retired military officers, unlike many of his contemporaries. Mr. Buhari was reacting to […]
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The Germans were the better side on the better team on the night in Sao Paulo as they defeated the African champions who will now settle for a bronze medal match Germany edged their way to a gold medal match against Brazil as they defeated Nigeria 2-0 at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo on […]
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Ekiti State Governor. Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) wants theâ€Ž Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dead because the APC does not want a virile opposition to challenge its obnoxious policies and inability to tackle the problems confronting the country. Speaking in Port Harcourt on Wednesday on the sideline of the […]
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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has re-affirmed the sack of former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Justice Nwamaka Ogbonnaya, who presided over the court reaffirmed the sack on the ground that the judgment of Justice Valentine Ashi, which nullified his appointment on June […]
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Adamawa Police Command has arrested a medical doctor, Hassan Yakubu, for allegedly removing a patientâ€™s kidney. Yakubu, who works in a private clinic in Yola, was alleged to have removed the only kidney of a 23- year-old Isah Hamma, who is now receiving medical attention at the Yola Federal Medical Centre. The Adamawa Police Command […]
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The Federal Government has warned fraudsters using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari and those of his family members and senior government officials to solicit favour. The government also warned the fraudsters to stop using the President’s name for soliciting favour from government establishments or face the wrath of the law. The warning is contained […]
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its National Convention following the divergent court rulings and the sealing off of the venue of the convention which was scheduled to hold on Wednesday. The party also extended the tenure of its Caretaker Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi by one year. The partyâ€™s National Executive Committee (NEC) met at […]
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The National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has inaugurated the National Executive Committee of the party, Dailypost reports. Performing the inauguration at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday , Senator Makarfi said that the National Executive Committee, NEC, include the Board : The PDP Governors, National Assembly Caucus […]
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Nigerian footballer Michael Umanyika has reportedly died during training with Azerbaijani First Division club Zaqatala PFK. Michael Umanyika, midfielder, was said to have suddenly stopped and fell during training while all efforts to revive him proved abortive, Breaking times reports Umanyika joined the Azerbaijani top flight in 2015 where he made 20 appearances for the […]
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Escaped Chibok girl Amina Ali Nkeki who managed to flee her Boko Haram captives has admitted of missing the alleged terrorist fighter she was forced to marry. Amina Ali was one of 276 students kidnapped at gunpoint from their school in Chibok in 2014. In the two years she was held by the terror group […]
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Plateau State governor, Simon Lalon, would on Wednesday constitute a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to ascertain and establish all financial allocations, funds, grants or monetary interventions and revenues which accrued to or in the name of the Government of Plateau State of Nigeria. Ministries, Departments, Agencies, MDAs, Officials or Agents from the Federal Government of […]
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Men of the Nigeria Police and operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) early wednesday stormed the Alfred Diete -Spiff (Sharks) Stadium venue of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), chased everybody away and sealed the place. Although the police and the DSS have not issued any official statements on reasons […]
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Counter terrorism troops fighting Boko Haram in North-East have continued to record success as they killed 3 terrorists and apprehended 2 escaping others at Bama Local Government Area, Borno State. The troops also rescued 28 persons comprising 2 men, 9 women and 17 children of which there were 8 males and 9 females same at […]
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Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has assured the police command of governmentâ€™s full support in its efforts to fight crime and ensure a peaceful environment for all residents. Dickson gave the assurance when top brass of the police command led by the Commissioner, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Yenagoa. […]
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Edo State Director, National Orientation Agency, NOA, Mrs Magdaline Umunnah, said the agency is ready to partner with civil society and other groups to carry out massive voter education ahead of the September 10 governorship polls. She stated this yesterday in Benin City at a sensitisation programme tagged â€˜no contact, no voteâ€™ aimed at educating […]
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Immediate past Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, said yesterday that his tenure as governor witnessed massive infrastructure and human development. Jang, who is now the senator representing Plateau North, made this known in a statement signed by Clinton Garba and made available to journalists in Jos. The statement reads that â€œThe attention of the […]
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Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on traditional rulers in the State to assist the state government in promoting qualitative primary education through regular monitoring of primary schools in their domains. Governor Ahmed made the call when traditional rulers from Kwara South Senatorial District paid him a â€˜Thank Youâ€™ visit on the recent […]
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Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Yakubu Mahmood, canvassed the support of Political Parties yesterday at the Commissionâ€™s headquarters in Abuja, during an introductory meeting with the newly elected executive of the Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, led by the Councilâ€™s Chairman-elect, Mohammed Lawal Nalado, and the outgoing Chairman, Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim. In a news […]
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Lagos Federal High Court, has dismissed a N300 billion suit filed by Dr. Olawale Bolanle Babalakin, SAN and his four companies against the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, for freezing his bank accounts. Babalakinâ€™s suit was dismissed for lack of merit with punitive cost of N10,000. Babalakinâ€™s companies that were joined as claimants/applicants in […]
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Enugu-based, vibrant legal practitioner cum politician, Barr. Ray Nnaji, has sued the Chief Judge of Nigeria; Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice; Nigeria Bar Association, NBA; Bar Council; Body of Benchers before the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for nominating Barr. James O.N Ikeyi as one of the 27 […]
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