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President Buhari extends Justice Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu hails passage of Police trust fund bill

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, Nhailed the leadership and members of the National Assembly on the passage of the Police Trust Fund Bill, yesterday, 9th March, 2019.

Justice Onnoghen resigns as Chief Justice of Nigeria

The National Judicial Council, NJC, on Wednesday, said it has forwarded the outcome of its investigation into corruption allegations against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to President Muhammadu Buhari, for action.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohaneze Ndigbo urges acceptance of election result

The Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the Presidential Election of Feb. 23 and also urged politicians and international community to accept the result.

Bennett Birabi: Shehu Shagari’s exit end of altruistic politics era in Nigeria

Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Senator Bennett Birabi, has described the demise of first Executive President of Nigeria, late Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, as the end of an era of altruistic politics in Nigeria.

Bola Tinubu: Shehu Shagari served Nigeria well, helped advance nation’s democracy

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday described late Alhaji Shehu Shagari as a statesman, patriot and political stabiliser who served the country well in different capacities.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Peter Obi mourn Shehu Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing away of the First Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari.

Lift AWCON trophy, get $10,000 each – Amaju Pinnick tells Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation has opted to double the winning bonus of the Super Falcons as a big incentive ahead Saturday’s 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations Final against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Accra.

Peter Obi: Northern youths caution Igbo politicians to stop fighting their brother

The Northern Youth Leaders Forum has cautioned South East leaders to stop using youths who are not even Northerners to fight their brother.
National Judicial Council | NJC

NJC: No corruption case against Uwani Abba-Aji

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has cleared the air over the appointment of Justice Uwani Abba-Aji as a Justice of the Supreme Court, stating that the justice is worthy of the appointment.
National Judicial Council | NJC

NJC speaks on nomination of Justice Abba-Aji to Supreme Court

The National Judicial Council on Wednesday rose in defence of its decision to nominate a judge, Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, to President Muhammadu Buhari, to the Supreme Court.

Group asks EFCC to prosecute GE, Rockson for economic sabotage

While addressing journalists in Abuja, the leader of the groups and the National Coordinator of Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative, Solomon Adodo, said that the activities of GE and Rockson were bleeding the country to death financially.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Pro-Buhari group seeks Nigeria’s unity

A socio-political group, Buhari Unity Band (BUB), has joined the trending cry for the unity of all tribes and sections of the country in order to guard against looming disintegration already entrenched in Nigeria’s fundamental identity strongholds.
Nzie Nsi Eke

Prelate tasks President Buhari to restructure security apparatus

The Prelate/Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Nzie Nsi Eke, has tasked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to tinker with the security apparatus in the country and restructure it to be able to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians.

ERM: Ex-President Obasanjo, others betrayed Nigerians by refusing to honour MKO Abiola

A group under the auspices of Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has described the widely acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Kashimaawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the pillar of Nigeria democracy.

June 12: President Buhari only selected Muslims for honours – Christian elders

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) yesterday accused the federal government and President Muhammadu Buhari of selecting only Muslims for the National Merit Awards as June 12 heros.

MKO Abiola’s daughter denies attacking Obasanjo, others

Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of late Moshood Abiola, the acclaimed winner of June 12 1993 presidential election, has dissociated herself from an article being circulated online in which disparaging remarks were made against certain individuals.

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Pope urges Libya peace, return of refugees to Syria

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Bishop Kukah: Nigeria sinking deeper into abyss of disrepair

The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.
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World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.