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APC crisis: Asiwaju Tinubu declares support for Adams Oshiomhole

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has declared support for the embattled national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, over the crisis rocking the party.
They are Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigeria: No record of how former Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan spend $5 billion Abacha’s loot

The Federal Government has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it has no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha and no records of the spending of about $5 billion recovered loot for the period between 1999 and 2015.

Nigeria: No record of spending on $5 billion Abacha loot’

The Federal Government has told Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it “has no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and no records of the spending of about $5 billion recovered loot for the period between 1999 and 2015.”
Barely 24 hours after he appointed him as a member of the Board of Kaduna State investment agency, Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday gave the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi another key appointment.

General Abdulsalami: Emir Sanusi wouldn’t have been dethroned if President Buhari intervened

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari could have saved the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari: I’m not involved in dethronement of former Emir Sanusi

The Preidency has debunked insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari was behind the dethronment of former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as Emir of Kano.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor to arrest, prosecute predecessors over looting of state resources

Bauchi State Gover­nor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has ex­pressed concern over mismanagement of the state’s resources by previous admin­istrations of Mohammed Abu­bakar and Isa Yuguda, who allegedly looted assets and properties worth over a trillion naira.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Nasarawa moves ousted Emir Sanusi out of Loko town

The deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has been moved from Loko where he was initially banished to after his dethronement on Monday to Awe town in the same Nasarawa State.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Igbo group urges President Buhari to declare state of emergency on security

Following the current spate of insecurity across the country, the Ndigbo United Forum (NUF) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on security to ensure the safety of lives and property in Nigeria.

Femi Falana: State, local councils entitled to 48 percent of recovered funds

A human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday said state and local governments are entitled to at least 47.32 percent of the stolen funds recovered from indicted public officers in line with the provisions of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) Act.

ECA: Nigeria cannot survive without fundamental restructuring

Founder of Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) and Secretary of the Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA), Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko, has said that no amount of constitutional amendment would save Nigeria now, warning that the political class should stop exploiting the country’s ethnic and religious divisions in order to sustain their false narrative that Nigeria can survive without fundamental restructuring.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

NDV: Akwa Ibom governor developing only his local council

The former militant group, Niger Delta Volunteers, NDV, has accused Governor Udom Emmanuel of abandoning oil-producing communities in Akwa Ibom State, and concentrating on his local government area.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa governor vows to defend Ijaws

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has affirmed his readiness and total commitment to the Ijaw cause and interest, saying he would defend the Ijaw ethnic nationality in the Nigerian federation.

PDP asks National Assembly to probe President Buhari over Abacha loot

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Presidency: Repatriated funds’ll be utilised as agreed

The Presidency, on Friday, said that all the repatriated funds to the country have been earmarked for identified critical projects across the country in accordance with the agreement.
Bala Muhammad

I’ll do justice to all regardless of religious difference – Bauchi governor

Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has expressed his belief that the maintenance of peace and security is not only for the state, but for the country at large, just as he pledged to do justice to all the citizens of the state regardless of their religious differences.
General manager of Heartland FC, Godson Onyemaobi, has downplayed the transfer ban on the Owerri based side after the League Management Company banned the club from signing new players for the next two registration periods.

Heartland chief downplays LMC transfer ban

General manager of Heartland FC, Godson Onyemaobi, has downplayed the transfer ban on the Owerri based side after the League Management Company banned the club from signing new players for the next two registration periods.

Femi Falana: Nigerians free to sue government for refund of ransom paid to kidnappers

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Wednesday, called on Nigerians paying ransom to secure freedom for their abducted loved ones to feel free to approach the courts to compel the federal government to refund same because in his words, the responsibility for protecting lives and properties lies squarely with government.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Lawan: How N’Assembly is working to improve security situation in Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.