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Witness: How ex-President Jonathan’s minister, two others withdrew N450 million cash

A prosecution witness, Annette Gyen, on Monday told a Jos Federal High Court how former Water Resources Minister, Sarah Ochekpe, and two others withdrew N450 million from Fidelity Bank Plc.

Court stops JUTH from sacking resident doctors

An Industrial Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday stopped the management of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) from sacking its resident doctors.

Sacked Plateau councillors give Lalong 30 days ultimatum to pay N1.57bn entitlements

Sacked councillors in Plateau have given Gov. Simon Lalong 30 days ultimatum to pay their N1.57 billion accrued salaries and allowances or face another court action.

Court orders Plateau govt to pay N1.57bn severance package to sacked councillors

The Plateau Government is to pay N1.57bn as severance allowance to sacked councillors in the 17 local government areas of the state, following a court judgment which faulted their dissolution in 2015.

Jos court declares sacking of elected councilors illegal‎

A Jos High Court has ruled that Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has no powers to dissolve elected Local Government Councilors in the State.

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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
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Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
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World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.