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Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has expressed sadness over the demise of renowned jurist and retired Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdul Kafarati who died yesterday in Abuja at the age of 67 years.
The lawmaker representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District at the Senate, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, on Wednesday declared that the only way the incessant security challenges in the country could be addressed is by allowing the Governors to take charge of security in their respective domains.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has described the death of the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande as the “demise of the last of the real Awoist among the so-called Awo-cap-wearing progressives.”
“Social media is already dangerous to our mental health. Celebrities only post the good stuff about themselves. My advice to people is for them not to follow all they see on Instagram. Celebrities can be positive influencers and fans can choose someone who does good deeds, to motivate and inspire them. Anyone can be a role model. Whether the person is big or small, it does not matter, as long as one impacts lives positively.”
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has cautioned Islamic scholars to desist from making inciting statements, which are capable of breaching the peace, while preaching.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company has asked the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) and the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to sanction a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Kunle Ogunba, for alleged gross misconduct and unethical practices contrary to the Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners 2007.
The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has suspended the interim order issued by a Federal High Court sealing the corporate offices of Seplat Petroleum Development Company over loan which Cardinal Drilling Services Limited allegedly owed Access Bank Plc.
President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Alhaji Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Dikkon Sokoto, the Commissioner of Home Affairs in Sokoto State.
“Recently a lot of underage girls have been recruited, especially from the Southwest of Nigeria; precisely Osun State. The network is presently investigating a report to unravel the cartel and their evil deeds. However, we call on all our members and the general public to be on the alert and intensify awareness creation among vulnerable persons,” the statement read.
Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has described the death of former Chairman of National Democratic Coalition, retired Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu as a big loss to Ndigbo and Nigeria as a whole.
In what could be described as a proactive move to prepare for the planned COVID-19 vaccines promised by the Federal Government, Ekiti State has acquired 187 solar-powered cold chain refrigerators for vaccine storage for its primary healthcare centres in the 177 wards of the state.
“Let Christ’s virtues be reflected in your deeds. It was at Antioch that the disciples of Jesus were first called Christians because they behaved like Jesus. Behave as Christians wherever you find yourself,” the Ooni counselled.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences over the death of the former Minister of Education, and Sarkin Gabas of Adamawa, Alhaji Dauda Birma, describing him as a decent politician.
According to reports, the deceased, Fatima Hassan Fari died around 7:00 am on Saturday, January 2, 2021, three hours to her wedding which was slated for 10:00 am.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of two leading members of the Zazzau Emirate, the Iyan Zazzau, Alhaji Bashir Aminu and Talban Zazzau, Abubakar Pate in one fell swoop.
Family, friends and well-wishers came together on Sunday to relate their experiences with the late Chairman of Leadership, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah, during a virtual service of songs held in his honour in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with a former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, over the death of his father, Alhaji Musa Saleh, the District Head of Madobi.
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“Whilst today is just one more step in our long journey, it is a very important one,” Everton chairman Bill Kenwright told Everton’s official website.
Rilwanu Mohammed Jangebe, father of two of the 279 abducted female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, who regained their freedom in the early hours of Tuesday, has said that words cannot describe his happiness.
Thousands of civilians are trapped in Dikwa after Boko Harm insurgents took control of the town Monday night.
Zamfara governor Bello Matawalle on Tuesday said while the state was in negotiation with kidnappers of Jangebe schoolgirls, the armed men were offered money by unnamed persons not to release the girls.
Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has praised Jordan Pickford for his clean sheet after their 1-0 win against Southampton.
As Niger state rejoices over the return of the abductees of the Government Science College, Kagara, bandits have once again struck in the district, killing four people and abducting 25 others.
The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) reconciliation committee in the South West, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has assured members of the party that his committee would find a lasting solution to the lingering crises in Lagos State.
The Rapid Response Squad has arrested a pickpocket who disclosed that he has stolen over 240 mobile phones from Lagos commuters.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 27, for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election in Abia.
An oil and gas E&P company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, Lekoil, yesterday maintained that a letter written by Optimum Petroleum Development Company, operator of the Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 310, proposing to terminate the Cost and Revenue Sharing Agreement (CRSA) executed for the facility, remains invalid.