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Anambra community urges governor to sack monarch to avert anarchy

People of Awba Ofemili in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State have appealed to Governor Willie Obiano to withdraw the certificate of recognition of their traditional ruler, Ezekwesili Maduagwuna over alleged criminal acts and highhandedness.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate queries N1.121 billion spent by NDDC IMC on public communication

The Senate has raised the alarm over the N1.121 billion spent by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, on Public Communication.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

PANDEF urges President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board to check Senator Akpabio’s excesses

National Youth Leader, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Olorogun Vincent Oyibode, Wednesday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate without any further delay the new board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, previously screened and confirmed by the Senate, to check the highhandedness of the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
Philip Shaibu

Edo deputy governor resigns membership of APC

Following his boss’s footsteps, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

CLO flays Ebonyi governor over arrest, ban on two journalists

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), South East Zone, has condemned in its entirety the arrest of the correspondents of The Sun and Vanguard newspapers in Ebonyi State, Chijioke Agwu and Peter Okutu, respectively and their subsequent ban from Government House by the state governor, Chief David Umahi.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

IGP condemned police highhandedness ensuring compliance in Lagos

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, has condemned what he described as “The apparent unprofessionalism and highhandedness exhibited by the Police officers as shown in a trending video on social media while trying to ensure total compliance to the lockdown order by the state government”.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Nigeria Police vows to punish officers destroying properties in viral video

The Nigeria Police Force has reacted to the unprofessionalism and highhandedness displayed by some of its personnel in enforcing the Coronavirus restriction in Lagos State.
Embattled President of the Powerlifting Federation of Nigeria Queen Uboh-Idris has been suspended by the board over a series of allegations such as unilaterally running the board, misappropriation, and highhandedness.

Para-powerlifting board suspends Queen Uboh

Embattled President of the Powerlifting Federation of Nigeria Queen Uboh-Idris has been suspended by the board over a series of allegations such as unilaterally running the board, misappropriation, and highhandedness.

President Buhari endorses Adams Oshiomhole’s removal as APC national chairman

Our source who is familiar with the development, said the president gave the blessing for Oshiomhole’s ouster after some stakeholders in the party and some State Governors elected on the APC’s platform convincingly argued against the national chairman’s continued stay in office during a meeting with the president.
The Federal Controller of Works in Anambra, Mr Adeyemo Ajani, on Saturday said the second Niger Bridge may be redesigned to prevent suicide attempts.

Second Niger Bridge workers, host communities protest against contractor

The workers and host communities of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge project in Anambra and Delta states have shut down the Julius Berger yard office at bridgehead, Onitsha, the Anambra state capital.

Uniport vice chancellor, former Asuu chairman in war of words

Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Prof. Ndowa Lale, and former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIPORT chapter, Prof. Andrew Efemini, an activist, are entangled in a brawl.

Striking Laspotech workers call for investigative panel

Striking non-academic workers of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) have urged the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to institute a panel of inquiry into the administration and finances of the polytechnic in the last four years.

Fleeing Ekiti monarch returns six months after abdicating throne

The traditional ruler of Ilogbo Ekiti, Oba Edward Ajayi, who abandoned the throne six months ago for safety, having been chased away by angry subjects over certain offences, has returned.

Plateau PDP passes vote of no confidence on chairman, deputy

The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has passed a vote of no confidence on its Chairman, Mr Damishi Sango, and the Deputy Chairman, Mr Amos Gombi.

Governor Badaru, Rep Zorro bicker over Jigawa killings

The House of Representatives member representing Gumel, Gagarawa, Maigateri, Sule Tankarkar Federal Constituency in Jigawa state, Sani Zorro, has called for resignation of Governor Badaru Abubakar on the basis of alleged incompetency and highhandedness.

Crisis: Anambra Assembly reopens amidst tight security

The Anambra State House of Assembly on Thursday reopened for sitting two weeks after the Police Command in the state sealed the complex.

APC state chairmen protest direct primaries

The looming crisis of confidence in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the mode of primary election to adopt for the 2019 elections has taken a new dimension as some aggrieved state chairmen at the weekend ignored threat of sanction by the party to meet on the way forward.

Ohanaeze youths condemn clampdown on IPOB women

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has condemned, in strong terms, the alleged harassment of female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB Women) by security operatives in Owerri.

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The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 15

Looting: I forgive my accusers – minister

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouq, says she has forgiven those who accused her of hiding COVID-19 palliatives meant for the poor.
Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.

Police arrest suspects over looting, arson and vandalisation across Nigeria

Police Commands across Nigeria have begun making arrests after widespread looting, arson and vandalisation of public and private property across the country by a mob which took advantage of legitimate protests against police brutality to unleash mayhem across the country.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.

LASEMA commences clean-up of Lagos in support of LAWMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is supporting the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) in a concerted effort to restore order and a clean environment in the state following the destruction of business and private premises resulting from the looting and other activities by hijackers of the ENDSARS protests.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Looters invade NYSC camp in Abuja

Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja.

ICPC to probe looted palliatives

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission says it is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items.