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Buhari appoints new Supreme Court Justice

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Musa Abaji as a new Supreme Court Justice. This was disclosed in a tweet by the National Assembly during its plenary Wednesday. “Senate President, @bukolasaraki reads 2 letters from Mr. President on: 1. Appointment of Honorable Justice Musa Abaji as the justice of the […]

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Telcoms service blackout imminent in Abuja, nine states

A possible blackout of telecommunication services is imminent in Abuja and nine other states. This is following the forceful closure of some telecom sites by Kogi State government. The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) Chairman, Gbenga Adebayo, who raised the issue today, listed other states to be […]

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Why Atiku Abubakar was searched at airport – Presidency

The Nigerian government Sunday said there was no ulterior motive behind the search a former vice president of the country and the presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and his staff underwent on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, from Dubai. Abubakar alleged earlier on […]

DSS arrests six suspects over killing of Kaduna monarch
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DSS arrests six suspects over killing of Kaduna monarch

Agom Adara Maiwada Galadima Officials of the Department of State Security Services (DSS) on Wednesday arrested six suspects alleged to have been involved in the killing of the traditional ruler of Adara Chiefdom in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Chief Maiwada Galadima. The suspects were paraded on Wednesday […]

Council suspends NHIS Boss indefinitely
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Council suspends NHIS Boss indefinitely

Executive Secretary of NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf The Governing Council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended the embattled Executive Secretary of Scheme, Prof Yusuf Usman indefinitely. The Chairman of the board, Yantu Ifene, announced Yusuf’s suspension at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. The decision was […]

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Okada riders bloody clash throws Lagos community in disarray

Motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders this morning reportedly disrupted peace at Omi-Ata and Ile-Iwe area of Abule-Egba, Lagos for reasons yet to be known. The reported fracas has suspended normalcy in the area, as traders, pedestrians and many motorists fled for their dear lives. Our source confirmed the fracas […]

Buhari bans ’50 high-profile’ persons from travelling out of Nigeria
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Buhari bans ’50 high-profile’ persons from travelling out of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: BAYO OMOBORIOWO About 48 hours after a court backed Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on an executive order aimed at firming up his campaign against graft, the government has said that 50 high-profile Nigerians have now been banned from leaving the country. “A number of enforcement procedures […]

Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate
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Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has announced Peter Obi as his running mate for the 2019 general election. The former Anambra governor had earlier today arrived at Abubakar’s residence in Asokoro neighbourhood around 3:00 p.m. A source in Abubakar campaign team earlier told The Guardian that […]

Atiku to announce running mate today
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Atiku to announce running mate today

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar raises his hands in victory after he won the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on October 7, 2018. <br />PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP The presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic PArty […]