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Anglican Bishop - Nigerians Hope In God

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The Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Rt. Rev. Duke Akamisoko, has urged Nigerians to put their hope in God in the midst of challenges facing the country.

Victim - Explosive Brought To School By A Policeman’s Son

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Chubuike Nwani, the victim of the explosion, said his classmate and son of a policeman brought the Improvised Explosive Device to the school.

DSS Operatives Invade Court, Judge, Lawyers Flee, Rearrest Sowore

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Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja abruptly suspended sitting and fled her court on Friday as operatives of the Department of State Service invaded the courtroom.

Sowore’s Continued Detention: DSS Cannot Be Above The Law —Adegboruwa

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Human rights lawyer, Ebun-olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has condemned the rearrest of the convener Revolution Now protest, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare by operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday.

Court - DSS Given 24 Hours To Release Sowore

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The Federal High Court in Abuja Thursday ordered Nigeria’s secret police to release the publisher of Sahara Reporters within 24 hours.

Abiodun Guarantees Release Of The List Of Commissioners, Aides Before Christmas

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Barring last-minute changes, the long-awaited list of would-be commissioners, special advisers, board members and members of statutory bodies in Ogun State would be released before Christmas.

Falana - Border Closure, Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Illegal.

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Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.

Federal High Court To Hear N300m Damages Suit Against MTN February 10

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The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday fixed February 10 for hearing in a N300m suit filed by an Abuja-based musician, Liberty Williams, against telecommunication giant, MTN.

Names Of 36 Commissioner Nominees Sent To State Assembly - Ayade

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Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has sent names of 36 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening.

Ifeanyi Ubah To Be Arraigned By FG Over N135bn Debt

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The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against Ifeanyi Ubah and his Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited over an indebtedness of N135bn to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.

2020 Budget Raised To N10.6tn

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The House of Representatives has raised the 2020 Appropriation Bill from N10.33 trillion to about N10.6 trillion.

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Renewed Attack On Nigerian Traders In Ghana, Calls For Calm

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

Flagging Off 2019 Anti-Corruption Marathon In Abuja - Buhari

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Mr Jacob Onu, National Coordinator of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon Race, says plans have been concluded for the flagging off of the 2019 edition of the race by President Muhammadu Buhari on Dec. 9 in Abuja.

N259.25bn Signed Into Law For Kaduna State’s 2020 Budget - El-Rufai

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Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El Rufai on Monday signed the state’s 2020 budget of N259.25bn into law.

Appeal Court Proclaims Lalong’s Triumph

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The Court of Appeal, Jos Division on Friday affirmed the victory of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State after dismissing the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, challenging his victory at the poll during the 2019 general election.

Workers’ Welfare, Our Priority – Gov. Abiodun

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Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said his administration will prioritise the welfare of civil servants and improve their working conditions. 

Customs Holds DPR Accountable For Illegal Border Petrol Stations

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The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), on Thursday told the House of Representatives that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders was a decision by the country’s armed forces.

Boko Haram Gun Trucks Destroyed By Nigerian Air Force Air Strikes

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Boko Haram terrorists operating around Borgozo axis in Borno State suffered a major casualty on Thursday, when the Air Task Force of the Operation Lafiya Dole repelled an attack against troops.

Governor Tambuwal - Nigeria democracy can’t be Operated like a military dictatorship

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Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto on Thursday expressed concerns over the proposed fake news and hate speech bills saying Nigeria’s democracy cannot be operated like a military dictatorship.