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150 Fire Disaster Victims Get N21m Support In Yobe

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Yobe State Government has distributed the sum of N21 million to 150 fire victims in Nguru town, one of the commercial cities of the state. The Permanent Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Idi Jidawa, while supervising the distribution in Nguru said the government’s gesture is aimed at...

INEC To Decide On Anambra Senatorial Judgement

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has applied for the certified true copy of the judgment of the Abuja High Court which ordered the senate president Bukola Saraki, to inaugurate Obiora Okonkwo to take over the senatorial seat forthwith. In a statement by the commission and endorsed by its...

At Least 10 Killed In Somalia Suicide Blast

2 days ago /
International News 

At least 10 people were killed in a suicide blast at a police academy in the Somali capital, Mogadishu Dressed in a police uniform, the attacker blew himself up inside the training camp of the academy early on Thursday, killing and wounding several officers. Authorities said some of the victims were critically...

Court To Hear Maina’s Suit Against EFCC On January 15

2 days ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna state will on January 15, 2018, hear a suit brought before it by the embattled former chairman of the pension reform task team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, seeking to quash the EFCC act of 2004, on the premise that the act is illegal and...

Alleged N5.3bn Fraud: Ex-Enugu Governor Challenges Court Jurisdiction

2 days ago /
Nation 

A former governor of Enugu State, Mr Chimaroke Nnamani, has challenged the jurisdiction of a Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos to try him on allegations of fraud to the tune of N5.3billion. This followed a bench warrant issued by Justice Chuka Obiozor against the former governor and one Sunday Anyaogu...

INEC Registers 21 New Political Parties

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67. The decision was taken on Thursday during the weekly meeting of the electoral body held at the INEC Headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. A statement signed by INEC...

 

Anambra Senatorial Court Judgetment Pits High Court Against Court Of Appeal Ruling

2 days ago /
Politics 

Plans by The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to hold a re-run election for the Anambra central senatorial district in January 2018 may be put on hold now as a result of a federal high court order on Wednesday After two years of legal tussle, the federal high court in Abuja...

FG Urges Nigerians To Shun Illegal Migration

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Senior Special Assistant To President Buhari on foreign affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has enjoined Nigerians especially women and youths to enroll in skills acquisition  and shun all forms of advances aimed at fleeing the country in search of greener pastures Dabiri-erewa who gave the advice at the end of the law...

U.S. Report Demands Investigation Of France's Role In Rwanda Genocide

3 days ago /
International News 

A US report has recommended a full investigation into France’s role in the Rwandan genocide should be carried out. The muse report, commissioned by the Rwandan government, concluded senior French officials "were aware of and aided the actions and goals of both the Habyarimana government and the Génocidaires who seized power...

Boko-Haram Crisis: Northeast Education Sector Under Attack

3 days ago /
Security 

The Boko-Haram crisis is creating an educational deficit in Northeast Nigeria.  Destroyed classrooms, displaced communities, murdered teachers, abducted children, fearful survivors of terrorism- this combination has left a generation of school-aged children with a future at risk. The situation may be a fulfillment of one of Boko-haram’s cardinal objectives- to fight and...

Petrol Tanker Explosion Rocks Festac

4 days ago /
Nation 

Several vehicles were reportedly burnt on Wednesday afternoon after a tanker exploded in the Festac axis of Lagos state. According to eyewitnesses, the vehicles gutted fire as the tanker, said to be laden with petrol, backtracked and fell after it attempted to climb the Festac Link Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government...

Germany Sets World Cup Victory Bonus At €350,000 Per Player

4 days ago /
Nation 

The German Football Association (DFB) announced Wednesday that each member of their squad will receive a 350,000 euros ($411,267) bonus should Germany defend their World Cup title next year in Russia. If the Germans win a fifth world title, Joachim Loew and his squad stand to get an increase in prize...

100,000 IDPs Get ID Cards In Borno

4 days ago /
Nation 

Some 100,000 Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram received formal identification papers on Wednesday, to help boost security and restore normality in the country’s restive northeast. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHRC) began documenting personal details of the displaced at the Dalori camp, just outside the Borno state capital,...

Fake ICPC Official Sentenced To Six Years Imprisonment

4 days ago /
Nation 

An Ilorin Magistrate Court, presided over by Mr J. B Salihu has sentenced one Victor Olawale to six years imprisonment, without the option of fine for impersonating a staff of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The spokesperson for the Commission, Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement on Wednesday...

Task Force On Illegal, Small Arms Raids Deziani’s Abuja Home

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Lawyer to Former Petroleum Minister, Deziani Allison-Madueke, Sony Anyanwu, is questioning the legality of Monday’s raid on the Asokoro home of the former minister by the national task force to combat illegal importation of small arms and light weapons. Anyanwu explained that the activities of groups such as the task...

Misau Granted Bail On Forgery Charges

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail to senator representing Bauchi central senatorial district, Isah Misau on self recognition. Justice Anwuli Chikere in her ruling however ordered that the defendant deposit his international passport with the chief registrar of the court and can apply whenever he needs it. Misau,...

Oando Drags SEC To Appeal Court

4 days ago /
Nation 

Oando Plc has approached the Court of Appeal with a view to lifting the technical suspension imposed on its shares on the floor of the Nigerian stock market by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Oando wants the Court of Appeal to make an order “reversing the decision of Justice Rilwan...

Court of Appeal Verdict Vindicates Me, Saraki Insists

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has insisted that he has no case to answer on 15 of the 18 charges filed against him by the Federal Government. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Monday,  Mr Saraki noted that the verdict of...

FG Begins Consultations On Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes

4 days ago /
Nation 

Barely a week after the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo visited Adamawa State following the communal clashes in the area, the Federal Government has begun consultations on finding a lasting solution to the face-off between farmers and herdsmen across the country. The first meeting which was hosted by the Vice President...

EFCC Kicks Against Appeal Court Verdict On Judicial Officers

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said it will appeal against the ruling of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, which today held that the agency lacked powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officials except where such officers have been dismissed by the National Judicial...


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