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Uche Secondus: Presidency pressurising Supreme Court to hand Sokoto, Benue to APC

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.

Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari asks AGF to wade in as Saudi places Nigerian cleric on death...

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia.
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Police uncover illegal orphanage, rescue 27 children in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has rescued twenty-seven children kept hostages in an illegal orphanage house operated at Iroko Avenue, Nomansland, Kano.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: Southern, Middle Belt Forum urges Southwest governors to ignore federal government

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the Federal Government to declare Operation Amotekun illegal.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun: Southern, middle belt forum criticise federal government declaration

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has condemned the decision of the federal government to declare Amotekun, a security outfit set up by South-west governments, illegal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari excited about APC’s victory in Imo

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for its ”courage and perseverance” in the decision to return “a well-deserved victory” to the All Progressives Congress and its candidate in Imo State gubernatorial contest, Hope Uzidinma.

Kano rerun: No corps member will be deployed to Bebeji – INEC

Ahead of the January 25th, rerun election in some parts of Kano State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says no member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, would be deployed as ad-hoc staff to Bebeji LGA for the conduct of the election.
A man behind a fake video of President Muhammad Buhari’s alleged marriage to a second wife, Kabiru Muhammed, has been arraigned in Kano.

Man behind President Buhari’s fake wedding video arraigned in Kano

A man behind a fake video of President Muhammad Buhari’s alleged marriage to a second wife, Kabiru Muhammed, has been arraigned in Kano.
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District head abducted in Kano

The district head of Karshi in Rogo Local Government Area of Kano, Adamu Muhammad, was kidnapped on Monday night, residents said.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, arrived at the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport for a one-day working visit.

President Buhari’ll continue to render strategic infrastructure to grow economy – VP Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will continue to provide ‘game-changing’ infrastructure to drive economic development across the country, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has assured.

INEC: We’re set for Kano election rerun

The Kano state Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Professor Riskua Shehu, said on Tuesday in Kano said that the Commission is set to conduct a free and fair re-run election in Nine local government areas of the state.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court fixes date for judgment in Kano governorship dispute‎

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for January 20 (Monday) in the appeal challenging the last governorship election in Kano State.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has on Monday while laying the foundation of the first state-owned Cancer Centre at the Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital in Kano State said the country contributes 15 per cent death from cancer disease in West Africa.

VP Osinbajo: Why we are building cancer treatment centre in Kano

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has on Monday while laying the foundation of the first state-owned Cancer Centre at the Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital in Kano State said the country contributes 15 per cent death from cancer disease in West Africa.

70 per cent of spinal cord injury patients poor – society

Over 70 per cent of persons with spinal cord-related injuries are from poor families that cannot afford their medical expenses, it was learnt on Monday.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, arrived at the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport for a one-day working visit.

VP Osinbajo unites Governor Ganduje, Emir Sanusi in Kano — video

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday brought Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano and the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II together when he visited the palace of the Emir.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court adjourns appeal against Governors Ihedioha, Ortom, Ganduje, Tambuwal

Hearings in the appeals challenging the election of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, including three other governors, were on Monday suspended by the Supreme Court following the sudden ill health of one of the justices on the panel.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court halts proceedings in governorship election disputes over judge’s ill health

The much-anticipated hearing of the appeals in relation to the disputed governorship elections in about seven states by the Supreme Court has ended abruptly.

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Lagosians express concerns following NAFDAC’s alert on using paracetamol for food preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.
Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen on target in Lille’s Coupe de la Ligue win

Victor Osimhen scored the second goal as Lille defeated Gonfreville 2-0 in a Coupe de la Ligue clash at the Stade Oceans, Le Havre on Saturday afternoon.
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Imo guber: Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Emeka Ihedioha

The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that the nation’s judiciary and the electoral system have been put on trial.
The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Rev Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds

Amotekun: Cleric urges South-West governors to remain resolute in your determination to tackle insecurity

The Retired Bishop of the Igbomina Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Reverend Peter James Akinola, has urged South-West governors to remain resolute in their determination to tackle insecurity and ensure ‘Operation Amotekun’ succeeds.
In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.

Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

In furtherance to boosting the airpower assets of the NAF to tackle current and emerging security threats in the country, the Nigerian Airforce is set to induct two new Augusta 109 Westland Attack helicopters into combat operations.