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Police arrests man for impersonating Andy Ubah on Facebook to swindle job seekers

The Police in Lagos has arrested a middle-aged man identified as Asabor Joel for impersonating Senator Andy Ubah on Facebook to swindle job seekers of their money.

General Buratai: We’re re-strategising to deal with terrorists, kidnappers, cattle rustlers

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Army was re-strategising to deal decisively with kidnapping and cattle rustling which is backing rampant in North Central and North West part of the country.

General Buratai tasks officers on kidnapping, cattle rustling

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.

Ex-NEC chief Humphrey Nwosu hails recognition of June 12 as Democracy Day

The umpire of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, is elated that the recognition of the day will rekindle the national consciousness for a better nation.

Senate confirms Justice Abdu-Kafarati as Chief Judge of Federal High Court

Chairman of the committee, David Umaru (APC, Niger East) who read out the findings and recommendations of the committee, said Mr Abdu-Kafarati satisfies the requirements of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 and the Senate’s standing order as amended.

Federal government increases maternity leave to four months

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said this when he addressed a plenary session at the ongoing 107th International Labour Conference holding in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.

Jumbo pay: Court fixes July 3 for hearing of suit against National Assembly, others

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday, adjourned the hearing of a suit filed by two lawyer, Monday Ubani and John Nwokwu, against the Senate and House of Representatives over jumbo salaries.

Democracy Day: Governor Lalong reduces jail terms of 2 prisoners

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has reduced the jail terms of two prisoners, one from life sentence to 21 years and the other from 10 years to two years.

Children’s Day: We must ensure safety of Nigerian children – President Buhari

Today affords me another opportunity to re-affirm our administration’s commitment to the protection of children, a day to reflect on our roles and responsibilities as Parents and Leaders towards our children, and also assessing how far we have fared in this regard.

How I preached while in detention – Senator Jang

Former governor of Plateau state, Jonah Jang, who was granted bail Thursday morning by the Plateau state high court in Jos, has described his detention in prison for one week on the order of the court as an act of illegality.

Corruption: Attorney General takes over prosecution of five National Theatre directors

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed June 13 for the arraignment of five directors of the National Theatre for allegedly receiving N500,000 each from a government contractor.

Governor Okorocha: John Oyegun, NWC sabotaging APC congresses

Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has linked the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) over its congresses to a plot by some members of the National Working Committee (NWC) to manipulate the internal electoral process of the party in order to achieve some selfish goals.

SPN: Oyo council poll stage-managed, show of shame

The Oyo state chapter of Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, on Sunday described the May 12 council poll in Oyo State as a huge show of shame and stage-managed fraud.

Ibrahim Idris: I owe Senate no apology

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said the Force does not owe any individual or group any apology in discharging its duties.

Senate establishes committee to investigate chamber invasion

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday inaugurated a joint Senate and House of Representatives ad-hoc committee to investigate the April 18 invasion of the Senate chamber leading to the theft of its mace.

Speaker Dogara urges youths to take full advantage of “Not Too Young to Run”...

He also added that House of Representatives is committed to the enactment of youth friendly legislations that will aid the total development of our youths into productive citizens, encourage them to imbibe and sustain the spirit of commitment to civic obligations,

2019: APC governors endorse President Buhari, resolve to produce “strong” party chairman

All the 24 governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) on Tuesday announced their endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 presidential election.

2019: APC governors endorse President Buhari for second term

The 24 governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) on Tuesday announced their endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 presidential election.

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