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Lawyer drags Baze University to court over results controversy

A Lawyer, Mr Leo Ekpenyong, has filed a suit in the FCT High Court, Maitama, against Baze University, Abuja over the refusal of the institution to review his 2019 trimester results.

ICPC seals Shehu Dikko’s residence over NFF corruption case

The Abuja residence of the 2nd Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mallam Shehu Dikko, has been sealed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

ICPC: Why NFF vice president’s residence was sealed

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has confirmed the sealing of the residence of the Second Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Shehu Dikko.
National President of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Mr Kolade David Alabi has promised to meet with Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on the dissolution of council chairmen.

ALGON passes vote of confidence on Kolade Alabi

The Board of Trustees (BoT) and National Executive Council (NEC) of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) have passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of Kolade David Alabi as the National President of the association.

Protest in Abuja over $9 billion award against Nigeria by UK court

Protesters carrying various placards, on Monday, marched outside the UK Embassy in Abuja to register their displeasure over the $9 billion arbitral award against Nigeria by a UK court.

Autism: Zeebah Foundation set for official launch

The Zeebah Foundation, a not-for profit organization established to help provide services for individuals living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), will hold its official Launch & Fund Raising on Thursday in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

Kogi guber: 13 governorship aspirants cleared by PDP

As the governorship election of Kogi State approaches, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared 13 aspirants who indicated interest to fly the party’s flag.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: PDP has no preferred candidate in Bayelsa

Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, who is also the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa said the party has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa.

World Bank blacklists six Chinese firms for contract fraud, corruption

The companies include China Railway Construction (International) Nigeria Company Limited, China Railway 18th Bureau Nigeria Engineering Company Limited, CCECC Nigeria Lekki (FTA) Company Limited, CCECC Nigeria Railway Company Limited, CRCC Petroleum & Gas Company Limited, and CCECC Nigeria Company Limited.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.

Senator Nwaoboshi denies owning properties seized by federal government

The senator representing Delta North District, Peter Nwaoboshi, has claimed that the properties sealed by the federal government on Saturday do not belong to him.
The presidential panel in charge of recovering stolen public properties on Saturday took temporary possession of several properties allegedly owned by Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator representing Delta North District.

Forfeiture order: Presidential panel seals senator’s properties across Nigeria

The presidential panel in charge of recovering stolen public properties on Saturday took temporary possession of several properties allegedly owned by Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator representing Delta North District.

Court reserves ruling in application to join NFF chiefs in ‘$9.5 million fruad trial’

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday reserved ruling in the application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to join the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick; and Secretary-General, Mohammed Sanusi, in the alleged misappropriation of $9.5 million FIFA grant.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Court fixes date for NEMA director’s ‘N54.3 million fraud’ trial

An FCT High Court in Maitama on Tuesday fixed Oct. 3 to begin the trial of an Acting Director, Special Duties in the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, charged with alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court sentences pastor to seven years in prison for rape

An FCT High Court Maitama, on Tuesday sentenced a clergyman Pastor Basil Princewill, founder Mountain Mover Ministry International Nyanya, to seven years in prison for rape.

Babachir Lawal: Court rejects EFCC uncertified documents

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ex- Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has closed his case in the N5 billion libel suit he filed against the publishers of the Sun newspaper.

N5bn libel suit: Ibrahim Magu closes case against Sun newspaper

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has closed his case in the N5 billion libel suit he filed against the publishers of the Sun newspaper.

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Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.