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General Buratai: Mentorship key instrument in leadership development

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai has said mentorship is a key instrument in leadership development.
Bala Muhammad

EFCC charges governor-elect with ‘accepting gratification’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

EFCC charges governor-elect with accepting gratification

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a criminal charge against Bauchi State governor-elect, Senator Bala Mohammed, at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory.
Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba cautions Nigerians on restructuring

A radical historian, who taught generations of students at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Dr. Olusegun Osoba, has cautioned Nigeria over what he described as the ubiquitous use of the word ‘restructuring’ by the ruling elites, describing it as a recurring and blatant lie that has been used to deceive Nigerians as the solution to the economic, political and social ills in the country.

Femi Falana, Balarabe Musa blame ex-President Obasanjo for Nigeria’s woes

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), and Balarabe Musa, elder statesman and former governor of c State, on Tuesday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976, co-authored by Drs. Segun Osoba and Yusufu Bala Usman, is one of the major reasons Nigeria is facing multiple crises today.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Elections: Tribunal strikes out HDP’s motion to serve President Buhari, INEC, APC

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday struck out the motion ex-parte, filed by Hope Democratic Party (HDP) to serve President Muhammadu Buhari, by pasting the petition at the Aso Villa Presidential office.
The European Union (EU) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for another four-year term and expressed willingness to work with his government.

HDP, candidate allege violations in petition against President Buhari, INEC, APC

President Muhammadu Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) have again been dragged before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal over the allegedly unlawful manner the February 23 Presidential Election was conducted and the winner declared.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Rivers PDP tells IGP to probe SARS commander’s involvement in poll infractions

The Rivers State Chairman of PDP Felix Obuah, while addressing journalists Sunday in Port Harcourt, said one of the victims of the alleged attack by SARS operatives, Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, has died while several others who were critically wounded are battling for their lives in hospitals.

Rivers elections: PDP to provide evidence on attempt to ‘assassinate’ Governor Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has welcomed and commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Yusuf Tukur Buratai for inaugurating the Major-General TA Gagariga’s led Committee to probe allegations of misconduct, including the assassination attempt on Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike by soldiers during the 2019 general elections.

Three farmers allegedly poison friend’s cows

The Police, yesterday, arraigned three farmers before an Iyanganku Magistrate’s Court over killing three cows belonging to their friend by poisoning farm food.
Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Army addressing the troops

Elections: Group lauds troops for paying supreme price in North East

Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has lauded troops for paying the supreme price that enabled the people of the North East, especially Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs), to vote freely in the recent Presidential and National Assembly elections despite Boko Haram’s threats and attacks.

Shock, disappointment trail election postponement

Many Nigerians have reacted over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). While some have expressed shock and disappointment, others see it as a welcome development that will enable the electoral umpire conduct proper elections. Yet others see it as a distraction and a way of discouraging people from voting.

You will go to jail if you break any electoral law – NYSC chief warns...

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Maj. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has warned corps members participating as INEC ad-hoc staff in the general election that they would be jailed if they break any electoral law in the course of their assignment.
The ongoing rehabilitation of Cham-Numan, Gombe-Yola 46.35 kilometres road in Adamawa has generated more than 2,000 direct and indirect employment for Nigerians since the rehabilitation of the road began.

Rehabilitation of Cham-Numan, Gombe-Yola roads generates over 2,000 jobs

The ongoing rehabilitation of Cham-Numan, Gombe-Yola 46.35 kilometres road in Adamawa has generated more than 2,000 direct and indirect employment for Nigerians since the rehabilitation of the road began.

Mechanic jailed for stealing car battery

A Lugbe Magistrates’ Court in Abuja on Friday sentenced a 32-year-old Mechanic, Abubakar Mohammed, to six months imprisonment for stealing a car battery.

In the name of democracy

If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB
Mohammed Adamu

Election: New police chief assures opposition of level playing ground

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, with his new rank, with the new top cop promising immediately that he will ensure a level playing ground for all political parties in the forthcoming elections.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
David Samson Unuanel

Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.