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Fed govt to reveal account details of IPOB sponsors

The Nigerian Government had through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said that France was the headquarters of IPOB’s funding. But the European country on Thursday said it had no knowledge of IPOB’s presence in France.

Biafra: IPOB asks court to nullify proscription order

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the order proscribing it and designating it as a terrorist group.

Minister inaugurates task force on aviation regulatory matters

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday, inaugurated an 11 man presidential taskforce to address regulatory matters affecting the aviation sector.

JAMB chief urges wealthy Nigerians send their children to local varsities

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has advised the elite to stop sending their children abroad for the first degree education.

423 die, 2,339 wounded in road accidents in July – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 423 persons died and 2,339 others were wounded in 768 road traffic accidents across the country in July.

IPOB: South East govs averted another civil war – coalition

A coalition of civil society groups has commended the manner the South-East governors handled the rising threat to the nation’s stability and unity, saying they averted another civil war by their action.

Oyegun denies attending reported Osinbajo, Sheriff meeting

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has said he was not aware or part of a reported meeting between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Sheriff.

Arewa youths tells fed govt to expose, prosecute those behind IPOB

Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, on Friday in Kaduna observed that the only way to put an end to the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is to expose and prosecute those behind the illegal organization.

Court begins N11m fraud trial within trial of ‘ghost worker’

The trial-within-trial in a case involving Dairo Samson, who is facing an eight-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for defrauding the Federal Government of N11 million began on September 21, 2017.

Police uncover illegal firearm factory, arrest three suspects

The Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Sadiq Bello, said the Command has arrested three suspects in connection with an illegal firearm fabricating factory in Shenagu village near Zuba, FCT.

Boko Haram members hate northern monarchs – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has revealed that traditional rulers, especially in northern Nigeria, are the worst target of Boko Haram insurgents.

Empowerment can curb crime, restiveness in Niger Delta – Forum

The Niger Delta National Youth Leaders and Stakeholders Forum have called on the Federal Government to complete all abandoned empowerment projects in the Niger Delta region.

Kanu challenges court order declaring IPOB terrorist organisation

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has challenged the court order proscribing his group and declaring it a terrorist group.

Oyegun not in villa meeting with Sheriff – Presidency

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun was not present at Thursday’s meeting between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.

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Fed govt to reveal account details of IPOB sponsors

The Nigerian Government had through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said that France was the headquarters of IPOB’s funding. But the European country on Thursday said it had no knowledge of IPOB’s presence in France.

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Recall: Dino evades service of petition, as INEC seeks substituted service

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has refused service of a copy of the petition and other accompanying documents that informed the commencement of the process of his recall from the Senate by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

2,000MW generated into national grid not utilised – official

Two thousand mega watts of electricity generated into the national is not distributed to consumers, according to Mr Louis Edozien, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.

Fed govt hands Apapa-Oworonshoki expressway to Dangote for repair

The federal government has handed over the Apapa to Oworonshoki end of the Lagos–Ibadan Expressway, a 35 kilometres long highway to the Dangote Group to rebuild using concrete, and as well getting a recompense in the form of 10-year tax holiday, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed.