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Shiites Protest In Abuja

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Members of the Islamic movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites again clashed with the Nigeria police in Abuja on Monday.

Court Dismisses Suit Against APC Tenure Extension

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A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed two separate suits challenging the one- year tenure extension granted to national chairman of the ruling all progressive congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun and other members of the national working committee, NWC, of the party.

Court Awards COSON N500m Damages For Copyright Infringement

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A federal high court in Calabar, has awarded a five hundred million naira damages against the cross river state government over copying communication to the public and broadcast of musical works and sound recordings belonging to copyright society of Nigeria (COSON).

Nigeria Airman Killed In Attack On Airforce Helipad

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A Nigerian Airforce personnel has been killed in an attack on its helipad in Igbodene, Yenagoa, in Bayelsa state.

Buhari Urges African Leaders To Insist On Return Of Looted Assets

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President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African leaders to insist that recovered stolen assets be returned to countries of origin without precondition.

Federal Government Begins Expansion Of Hadeja Valley Irrigation

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President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off the rehabilitation and expansion of the Hadejia valley irrigation scheme in Jigawa state

Aba To Get A Face Lift

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The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has restated his administration's determination to change the face of Aba, the commercial nerve center of the state, by providing durable access roads in the city. 

SERAP Petitions United Nations Over El-Zakzaky, Dasuki

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations over Nigeria’s detention of leader of Shiites, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, as well as the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

President Buhari Arrives Jigawa Today

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President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a visit to Dutse, Jigawa state today. The visit which was initially scheduled for 7th May, was postponed because the president went to London to keep an appointment with his doctor.

FG Probes Killing Of Diplomat In Khartoum

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has confirmed the death of a Nigerian Diplomat, Halibu Alima, serving as an immigration attaché at the Nigerian mission in Sudan.

President Buhari Returns After 4-Day Medical Vacation

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President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja  after embarking on a four-day medical trip to the United Kingdom.

FG Revives National Child’s Rights Implementation Committee

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The Federal Government has re-inaugurated the National Child’s Rights Implementation Committee (NCRIC ), in order to boost the observance and popularisation of the provisions of the Child’s Rights Act, Act, 2003.

FG, States LGAs Share N1.938 Trillion In Q1

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The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed 1.938 trillion Naira to the Federal, States and Local Government Areas in the first quarter of 2018.

NJC Sacks One Judge, Probes Seven Others

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice Michael Goji of the Adamawa State High Court for refusing to relocate to the Mubi Judicial Division of the State High Court since his transfer in July, 2017.

Court Nullifies Suspension Of Ovie Omo-Agege From Senate

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege declaring it illegal.

IGP’s Senate Snub, An Assault On Nigeria’s Democracy – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised the repeated snub of Senate’s invitation by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, and described the attitude as “an assault on Nigeria’s democracy”.

Ebola Outbreak: Immigration Services Imposes Airport Screenings

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it is taking swift action to ensure that Ebola does not enter the country following a fresh outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Police Hit Back At Senate

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The Nigeria police have spurned the resolution of the senate, describing it as deliberate blackmail, witch-hunting, unfortunate and mischievous; and vowed not to be intimidated.

Senate Declares Police I.G. Idris Unfit To Hold Office

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The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has for the third time in two weeks failed to appear in person before the senate.

Dokpesi Pleads Not Guilty To Amended EFCC Charges

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The trial of Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi and his Company Daar Investment and Holdings Limited on Wednesday took a different turn as the Federal Government came up with a seven-count amended charge