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Federal government urged to redistribute Sani Abacha loot with less-privileged act

As a way of distributing the repatriated Gen. Sani Abacha fund, a legal practitioner, Mrs Ego-Queen Ezuma, has demanded that a bill for less-privileged should be sponsored.

Samuel Ortom: My story as motor park tout should inspire all less-privileged

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said his life story as a motor park tout (agbero), taxi and truck driver should be a source of inspiration to all less-privileged and downtrodden persons across the world to aspire to greatness and became positive influence on their societies.

NAOWA decries increase of widows in barracks

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), 2 Brigade Chapter, on Saturday decried the increase in the number of widows in the barracks.

Aisha Bagudu: I’m committed to helping less privileged, almajiris

The First lady of Kebbi state, Hajia Aisha Atiku Bagudu, has said that she is committed to helping the less privileged and the almajiris in the society through her foundation.

Aisha Buhari’s Future Assured to establish centre for indigent children

Future Assured, an initiative of the wife of President, Aisha Buhari, is to establish a rehabilitation centre to cater for the children of the less privileged, who are suffering from one illness or another.

Niger government disburses N1 billion central bank fund to 11,587 beneficiaries

The Niger State Government on Monday commenced the disbursement of the N1 billion Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMEDF) to 11, 578 beneficiaries.

Speaker Dogara: House of Reps will pass social welfare bill

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said that the house is committed to making laws that will improve the standard of living of the vulnerable in the country.

Support my husband in all forthcoming elections – Governor Fayose’s wife

The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, has solicited for the support of her husband in the forthcoming elections, noting that the power to move the state forward lies with the electorates.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
National Judicial Council | NJC

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.