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NJC reacts as Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s retirement

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Monday, confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.  Soji Oye, the council’s Director of Information, disclosed this in a statement. “Council held an Emergency Meeting today to take formal note of the acceptance of the voluntary […]

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Inauguration: Ubosi re-elected as Speaker Enugu Assembly

By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – ENUGU State lawmakers on Monday, reelected the former speaker, Hon. Edward Uchenna Ubosi, as the new speaker to pilot the affairs of the 7th assembly. File: House of Assembly Hon. Ubosi who is serving his third term in the House is the member representing Enugu East Urban Constituency. House members […]

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State police: ‘Our members will be first victims’ – Fulani herdsmen cry out

Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has strongly opposed and rejected in totality planned move to create state and local government police in the country. The position of the association was contained in a statement issued in Damaturu, Monday, by its National President Khalil Mohammed Bello. He said the creation of state and […]

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Ebonyi Assembly elects new Speaker, refuses to inaugurate two elected members

The Ebonyi State House of Assembly on Monday elected a new Speaker, Hon. Ogbonnaya Nwifuru representing Izzi West State constituency to pilot the affairs of the House for the next four years in the state. Whereas one Hon. Obasi Odefa representing Onicha West State constituency was elected as the Deputy Speaker. The Speaker while addressing […]

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‘Yahoo boy’ sent to prison

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office, on Monday, secured the conviction of Okhiemwen Roland Ekata aka (Zamani, Baron Wellington), from Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State. Ekata was arraigned on an amended one-count charge bordering on intent to defraud and impersonation; an […]

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Insecurity: Buhari assures Nigerians of adequate protection

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the nation’s security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding them and their property. He gave this assurance while responding to concerns raised by a delegation of Zamfara Advocacy Group on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari said the military and the police have been taking […]

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Aniekan Bassey emerges Speaker of Akwa Ibom Assembly

Aniekan Bassey, the member representing Uruan state constituency, has emerged as the new Speaker of the 7th Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. Bassey, a two-term lawmaker, emerged through a consensus arrangement after a stiff contest with three other contestants including Aniekan Uko (Ibesikpo Asutan), Mark Esset (Nsit Atai) and first timer, Anietie Eka(Uyo). Rt. […]

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Tasiu Maigari emerges Katsina Speaker

Mr Tasiu Maigari from Zango constituency has been re-elected as Speaker of the Katsina House of Assembly. Maigari’s emergence followed his nomination by Mr Aliyu Sabiu representing Mani constituency and seconded by Ibrahim Dikko from Matazu constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that secret ballot system was adopted during the election conducted on […]

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NBC vs AIT/Ray Power: Parties resolve differences after closed-door meeting with NPAN, NGE, NUJ [Details]

The issues that led to the suspension of the Broadcast License of DAAR Communications Plc., owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has been resolved. This was made known in a statement on Monday by Nduka Obaigbena, Thisday Chairman. It noted that on Sunday night, the […]

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Transfer: Jan Oblak takes final decision on joining Man United from Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper, Jan Oblak has finally decided to leave the club for Manchester United in this summer’s transfer window, ESPN reports. The shot-stopper has been a Man United fan since his childhood and is keen to play in the Premier League. The Slovenia international has been heavily linked with a move to Ole Gunnar […]

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Obtain an American MBA without leaving Nigeria

Thinking of a pocket-friendly and world-class MBA with the flexibility that accommodates your busy schedule? Then look no further. The American Vision University (AVU) is here to make your dream come true. This Executive MBA can be completed in 18-24 months and payment can be made in 6 instalments. Examinations are done online and no […]

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Saraki donates his severance allowance to Leah Sharibu’s family, late Senators’ children, others

President of the Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed that the National Assembly management should distribute his Severance Allowance to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North-East zone being perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists and children of late Senators in need of financial assistance. In a statement signed by his […]

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How Speaker, Deputy, others emerged in 9th Oyo Assembly [Full list]

Members of the 9th Oyo State House of Assembly on Monday elected their principal officers who will pilot the affairs of the House for the next four years. The event took place at the House of Assembly complex shortly after the house was inaugurated by the Governor of the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde. It had […]

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Transfer: Manchester United to replace De Gea with Premier League goalkeeper

Manchester United have identified Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris, as their top target to replace David de Gea if the Spaniard leaves this summer, the UK Sun reports. De Gea has just one year left on his contract and has been heavily linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain. Manchester United are likely to cash […]

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58-year-old woman electrocuted in Lagos

A food seller, Mrs Florence Imoh, 58, was electrocuted at her shop at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, early on Monday morning. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Imoh was discovered by neighbours early on Monday morning lying dead in front of her shop located at 12, Shosanya Street, […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (FIN-D3) #Vifk vs #JBK: 0-2.

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Ogun Assembly elects Speaker, deputy

Mr Olakunle Oluomo (APC-Ifo 1), the immediate past deputy speaker of the Ogun House of Assembly, was on Monday elected as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly. Oluomo was elected after his nomination by Mr Olakunle Sobukola (APC -Ikenne) and seconded by Mr Adegoke Adeyanju (ADC-Yewa North 1) shortly after the inauguration of the 9th […]

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Over 70 percent of Nigerians can’t afford two-square meal – ASUU warns FG of revolution

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has decried the state of the Nigerian economy. National President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, spoke at a media conference after the Union’s National Executive meeting in Port Harcourt. He noted that the political and the ruling class have failed Nigerians in all sectors, emphasising that the Federal […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (NIG-PL) #EnuguRangers vs #KanoPillars: 0-0.

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Davido reacts as Peruzzi allegedly assaults social media influencer

Popular Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, AKA, Davido has reacted after DMW singer, Peruzzi allegedly physically assaulted social media influencer, Pamilerin. It was gathered that Peruzzi ordered his bodyguards to slap Pamilerin. Pamilerin confirmed the attack through his Twitter page on Monday by sharing a picture of his red-eye and marks on his face in a […]

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Secondus warns Buhari, APC ahead of Senate Presidency, Speakership election, reveals ‘secret plan’

The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, against muzzling the legislature and the other arms of government. Secondus, speaking against the backdrop of the obvious direct involvement of the President and his party in the Tuesday’s election of […]

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Why Buhari government can’t solve Nigeria’s poverty issues – Amaechi

A former Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that the current administration cannot solve Nigeria’s poverty issues. He also said that, “even three or four administrations in Nigeria cannot do that because the level of poverty is deeply rooted.” Amaechi said this when he fielded questions from reporters on the state of […]

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Suspect who killed student with machete arrested in Enugu

The police in Enugu State have arrested a suspect, Monday Nnaji, for allegedly killing a secondary school boy, Great Nwobodo, in Amodu community, Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who said this in a statement in Enugu on Monday, disclosed that […]

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Orji Kalu dares APC, insists on running for Deputy Senate Presidency

Abia North Senator-elect, Orji Kalu, has insisted that he will contest for the seat of Deputy Senate President, claiming that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not adopt Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as its candidate for the position. DAILY POST reported on Monday, that the National Publicity Secretary of the […]

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Suspected herdsmen kidnap mother, son in Ondo, demand N10m ransom

A 25-year-old woman and her step-son have been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Ondo State. The victims, who were identified as Mrs Olawumi Adeleye, 25, and her step-son, Destiny Paul, 14, were kidnapped at Osi community, located along Akure Airport road in Akure North local government area of Ondo state. It was gathered that the […]