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DSS warns against breach of peace

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned aggrieved politicians to desist, forthwith, from plans to take laws into their hands or engage in acts capable of breaching the peace.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Defection: Court grants Senator Akpabio permission to defend self

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted leave to Senator Godswill Akpabio to personally challenge a suit seeking his removal from office for allegedly defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger outlaws ‘caretaker committee’ for local councils

Niger State Government has outlawed the operation of Caretaker Committee’ in Local Government Administration as only democratically elected officials shall henceforth superintend over affairs of Local Government Councils.

Senator Ndume: Nobody can impose Senate President

One of the front line contenders for the office of the Senate Presidency, Senator Ali Ndume, on Wednesday declared that there is no provision for the imposition of Senate President.
Sagir Musa

Local groups with foreign collaborators are ploting to scuttle May 29 inauguration

The Nigerian Army has alleged that some unpatriotic Nigerians were colluding with foreigners for the purpose of scuttling the swearing in of newly elected government on May 29, thereby disrupting the democratic process.
Oyo State House of Assembly

Oyo Assembly reverses removal of council chiefs

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday reversed the impeachment of the Chairman of Irepo Local Government Council, Alhaji Adediran Asifu, and his deputy, Victoria Ojedele.

NLC urges minister to inaugurate Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman before May 1

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Sunday told the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, to inaugurate Chief Frank Kokori as the chairman of the board of the National Social Insurance Trust Fund before May 1, this year.
Ademola Adeleke

Certificate forgery: Osun voters seek Senator Adeleke’s sack

Electorate in the Osun West Senatorial District of Osun State, currently being represented by Senator Ademola Adeleke have commenced move to have him sacked following an Abuja Court’s judgment, which held that he has no secondary school certificate.

Lagos pardons 14 inmates after 20 years in prison

The Lagos State Government, through the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy, on Friday pardoned 14 inmates of the Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri who have been imprisoned for over 20 years for various offences, while 20 others on death row had their punishment converted to life imprisonment.

NCEF: Justice Onnoghen’s conviction by CCT, jihad against Christians

The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari

New minimum wage: I expect more commitments from workers – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing into law of the new N30,000 National Minimum wage by showing more commitments to their work.
Muhammadu Buhari-1

President Buhari challenges Atiku Abubakar to produce his credentials

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to produce and tender his educational certificates, indicating the schools attended by him, with dates.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My nationality not in doubt

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his.

Senator Ekweremadu: Nigeria’s challenges have no party, tribe or religion

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says the 9th National Assembly would rise above political, religious, and ethnic divides to address the myriads of challenges facing the Nigerian people.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said despite having the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria is experiencing conflicts and irregular migration because of lack of social and economic inclusion.

President Buhari: No state in Nigeria is held, controlled by Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday boasted that no state is currently under Boko Haram control.

Kogi Assembly recommends removal of chief judge

The Kogi State House of Assembly on Tuesday recommended outright sack of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasir Ajana, but gave him an option to step aside for what it termed gross misconduct.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office.

Witness: How ex-Governor Fayose’s aide coordinated evacuation of N1.2 billion cash

The trial of Abiodun Agbele, an aide to a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, continued on March 28, 2019, with a prosecution witness narrating how he coordinated the movement of the N1.2bn slush fund, in the build-up to the Ekiti governorship election in 2014.

PDP: Osun tribunal judgment protest is anti-people’s interest

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the protest embarked by some youths over the tribunal verdict on the September, 2018, Osun State governorship election was anti-people and could not sustain a stolen mandate.

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Apapa gridlock: NUPENG urges Lagos government to develop Orile truck park

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Lagos State Government to help in rehabilitation of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Truck Park at Orile.
Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.