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Governor Obaseki will sustain Edo re-engineering – deputy

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, said on Friday that the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s administration would sustain the current efforts at re-engineering the state.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

#RevolutionNow: 90-day detention must be challenged – Femi Falana

Is it constitutional for a judge to order the detention of a citizen for 90 days as provided under the Terrorism Prevention Act? Activist-lawyer Femi Falana SAN said yesterday that it is time to find out.

Kwara Assembly passes law to stop governor from dissolving elected councils

A Bill for a law to amend the Kwara State Lacal Government (Amendment) Law No. 3 of 2006, has been passed by the State House of Assembly.

Groups urge Plateau lawmakers to reject water privatisation

Trade unions and civil society groups on Tuesday mounted pressure on members of the Plateau State House of Assembly to expunge privatisation clauses from a bill on the water sector.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Group threatens to picket Lagos Assembly over Akinwunmi Ambode’s impeachment plot

A Lagos-based civil rights movement, Save Lagos Group (SLG), has threatened to picket the Lagos State House of Assembly next week if it goes ahead with alleged plans to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

APC suspends national deputy chairman

The Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), North East Zone, Abubakar Ajiya, has announced the suspension of the Zonal Chairman, Mustapha Salihu.

2019: David Mark promises to tackle security challenges if elected

Sen. David Mark, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, on Friday promised to tackle the security challenges facing the country if he emerges as the PDP candidate and wins the 2019 presidential election.

General Abdulsalami hails peaceful transition of power in Liberia

Former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), on Sunday hailed the ongoing peaceful transition of democratic government to another in Liberia.

‘Power is not sexually transmitted’

We’ve heard of sexually transmitted diseases. But sexually transmitted power? No! Yet that was the scenario the Zimbabwean military succeeded in preventing a week ago when it first placed Robert Mugabe, the country’s president for 37 years, under house arrest in order to prevent the ascension to power of Grace, wife of Mr. Mugabe.

No special privilege for anybody in PDP – Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is opened to new to members, but there will not be special privilege for anybody, its national chairman Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has said.

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Teenager, eight others docked over ‘cultism’ in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arraigned a teenager and eight others who allegedly carried out cult activities and caused residents of Ogbomo community in Ajah, to flee their homes.
Ukrainian experts have gained access to the black box flight recorders of the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Friday.

Iran seeks help reading downed plane’s black boxes in new standoff

Iran said it had asked the U.S. and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countriescwhich want the recorders analysed abroad.

UN sound warning on escalation of violence against aid workers in Northeast

Islamist militants attacked a facility housing several aid groups in northeast Nigeria at the weekend in what the United Nations warned on Monday is an escalation in violence specifically targeting aid workers.
The police on Tuesday, Barricaded Gani Fawehinmi park which was meant to be one of the meeting points for “Operation Amotekun,” security outfit in the South West region rally scheduled for today, 21 Jan. 2020. 1

Police take over Amotekun protest venue in Lagos

Policemen, on Tuesday, barricaded the venue of the protest against the Federal Government’s position declaring the establishment of Operation Amotekun as illegal.
Bukola Saraki

Seized houses: Senator Saraki accuses EFCC of scandalising him

Former Senate President and two-term Kwara State Governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos State to dismiss a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission praying for the permanent forfeiture of his Ilorin houses.