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Boko Haram: General Buratai warns commanders against fleeing from terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has circulated a set of operational guidelines warning Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of firepower from Boko Haram insurgents.

Peace Corps: Police refusal to obey court orders, affront on judiciary

National Commandant of Peace Corps, Ambassador Dickson Akoh, has stated that disobedience to valid court orders by the Nigeria Police was an affront on the country’s judiciary.

SERAP gives foreign minister 7-day ultimatum to recall sacked whistleblower

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to recall a whistleblower sacked for exposing corruption in the ministry or face court action.

Herbert Macaulay’s nephew sues NUC over Christian education regulation

A professor of Systematic Theology and Biblical Studies, Augustus Macaulay, has dragged the National Universities Commission before the Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the commission’s power to regulate theological education in the country.

Court halts woman seeking ex-husband’s repatriation

A Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State has struck out a suit filed by Eileen Odumosu against her ex-husband, Bankole Oni Ogunowo, seeking to repatriate him from United Kingdom to Nigeria.

Obiano inherited N185bn debt from Obi – Umeh

Ahead of the November 18, Anambra governorship election, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Director-General Willie Obiano Campaign Organisation, Chief Victor Umeh, said in Awka yesterday that Governor Willie Obiano inherited a whooping N185 billion from his predecessor, Peter Obi.

Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others over Ibadan Chieftaincy review

As seen in the suit made available, the Olubadan is also seeking an order setting aside the installation of the kings done on Sunday 27th August, 2017 made pursuant to gazette No 14 and 15 of volume 42 of 23rd and 24th August 2017.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
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Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
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Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.