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Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.

Two suspected traffickers nabbed as 164 Nigerians return from Libya

Two suspected human traffickers were on Friday apprehended for trafficking some Nigerians to Libya with the promise of taking them to Europe.
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Bank of Industry disburses second loan to TraderMoni beneficiaries as they repay

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has begun to disburse loans of N15,000 to Tradermoni beneficiaries who have repaid their first N10,000 loan.

BBNaija will hold another audition online

Multichoice, a video entertainment and internet company, says it will hold an online audition for the 2019 edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show.

CDHR calls for probe into killing of citizen by Customs personnel

Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has vehemently condemned the recent extrajudicial killing of a Nigerian citizen by an official of the Nigerian Customs Service, calling for a proper probe into the matter in the interest of justice.
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INEC: Why elections may not hold in some areas

A head of tomorrow’s rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would not conduct elections in volatile areas where security agencies said the safety of their officials could not be guaranteed, especially in some parts of the North East where Boko Haram insurgents had displaced thousands.

Woman kills cleric in attempted rape

A 25-year-old woman, Gift Daniel, yesterday appeared at an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stabbing to death a cleric, who attempted to rape her.

FIRS: Non-oil sector contributes 54% of N5.32t 2018 revenue

The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Thursday disclosed that the non-oil sector contributed about 54 per cent of the N5.32 trillion revenue it generated in 2018.

Elections: CCD reopens disability support centre

The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) a Non-Governmental Organisation, has reopened its Election Support Centre for monitoring and reporting on participation of Persons with Disability (PWDs).

Elections: US Embassy, Consulate observe Friday’s work free day

The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court admits more evidence against ex-NHIS boss

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: 19 states have completed deployment of election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that 19 states have completed deployment of electoral materials, while other states would complete their deployment by the end of today (Thursday).

Election: Abuja airport witnesses increased traffic

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Thursday witnessed an upsurge in passenger traffic and flight operations on many domestic routes as many people travelled for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

INEC: 72.7 million permanent voter cards collected

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 72, 775, 502 Nigerians now have Permanent Voter Cards.

Two in court for breaking into a police officer’s apartment

Two men Randy Baiyebor and Rasaki Jinodu, who allegedly broke into the apartment of a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) were on Thursday arraigned in an Ebutte Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Woman arraigned for allegedly stabbing cleric to death

A 25-year-old woman, Gift Daniel, appeared in an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday for allegedly stabbing a man to death.

Court fixes date for judgement in federal government’s $110 million suit against Agip Oil

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos will on 30th April, 2019 deliver judgement in a $110 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Two men docked for allegedly beating up IKEDC officials

Two men who allegedly beat up two Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company officials for disconnecting their electricity supply were on Thursday arraigned at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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Edo Speaker loses bid to claim APC House of Reps ticket

Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, yesterday lost his bid for the All Progressives Congress, APC House of Representatives ticket for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency after the Federal High Court sitting in Benin turned down his petition.

Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.
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Super Falcons coach snubs Jonathan Alaba, Evelyn Nwabuoku, calls 24 for Cyprus tourney

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has left out Bayelsa Queens first choice keeper Jonathan Alaba from the team that will feature at next week’s Invitational Tournament holding in Cyprus, despite persistent calls from followers of the game for her inclusion.

Akwa Ibom government has no alliance with REC – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Government has described as false and baseless, an allegation that there was an unholy alliance between it and the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the extent of influencing the placements of ad-hoc staff among other malicious allegations.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Election: NLC urges Nigerians to put national interest first

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended Nigerians for mustering the courage to vote again after last-minute postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections last Saturday.