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Malabu scandal: Federal government demands $3.5 billion from Eni, Shell

The federal government is seeking about $3.5 billion in damages from oil giants Eni and Shell over the controversial Malabu oil deal.
Kidnap Victim

Suspected kidnappers abduct Daura district head

Katsina State came under heavy fire of bandits Wednesday as the District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, was abducted by four gunmen.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari: Katsina government spends N25 billion on gratuities, pensions

The Katsina State Government says it has so far spent about N25 billion on the payment of gratuities and pensions of retirees in the state since 2015 to date.

ICPC alarmed over multi-billion naira Abuja estates abandoned by owners

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), is alarmed at the rate owners of multi-billion naira housing estates in Abuja abandon their property the moment the Commission initiates investigation into their ownership status.

Malabu scandal: Ex-AGF Bello Adoke urges court to set aside arrest order

Former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to set aside its earlier order issued for his arrest over his alleged involvement in deals regarding the sale of Malabu oil.
Frank Mba

Operation Puff Adder neutralises nine gangsters in shootout

The police said the recently launched Operation Puff Adder is yielding results with the killing of nine gangsters operating on the Kaduna-Abuja highway and the seizure of arms.

Gang kills student, injure octogenarian, others in Yola

A notorious gang of youths known in Adamawa State as Shilla Boys has killed a 24-year-old student and injured an octogenarian as well as some other people in three separate incidents around Jimeta, Yola, during the week.

Vigilante-bandit clash claims 14 in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed that the clash between vigilantes and armed bandits in Tsamiyar Jino village in Kankara local government area claimed 14 lives.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Anambra elections: I want small, cost-effective cabinets – governor-elect

The Adamawa State Governor-elect, Ahmadu Umar Fintiri, has inaugurated a 65-member transition committee, asking it to design for him a lean, cost effective cabinet and other structure of governance.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect constitutes 65 member transition committee

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Monday constituted 65 Member Transition Committee, to ensure smooth handing over and taking over administration in the state. The committee has Aliyu Ismaila Numan, former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of...

PDP files petition challenging Katsina governorship polls

The Peoples Democratic Party in Katsina State and its candidate, Yakubu Lado, have formally filed a petition before the election petitions tribunal challenging the conduct of the March 9 governorship election.

Police confirm release of abducted cleric, others in Katsina

The Police in Katsina State have confirmed the release of the Kano-based cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Suleiman and five other persons, abducted in Katsina State 12 days ago.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa elections: Governor Bindow, Umaru Fintiri test popularity in make-up poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 28 for the conduct of governorship supplementary election in Adamawa.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Adamawa elections: APC rejects governorship supplementary polls date

The All Progressives Congress in Adamawa has rejected the new date, March 28, fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the supplementary governorship election in the state.

INEC fixes March 28 for Adamawa supplementary election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has fixed March 28 for the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa State.

Report: Shell knew its $1.1 billion for OPL 245 will go into private pockets

A new report by a non-governmental organisation, Global Witness, has blamed Shell and Eni for their alleged roles in the acquisition of OPL 245 in the oil-rich Niger Delta which is linked to Malabu oil scandal.

Bauchi elections: Governor Abubakar heads to court over INEC’s decision to resume collation of...

Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has disclosed he is heading to court to challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) decision to resume collation of results in the state ahead of supplementary elections declared in six states.

Adamawa group urges INEC to annul results from units fraught with irregularities

The Adamawa chapter of Operation Deliver Your Polling Unit For Buhari-Bindow and All other APC Candidates, has urged INEC to cancel election results of all polling units where violence was recorded.

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Manchester City’s Spanish coach Josep Guardiola gestures during the UEFA Champions League group stage football match between Olympiakos and Manchester City, on November 25, 2020 at Georgios-Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus, near Athens. AFP

Manchester City ease into Champions League last 16

Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to take over from President Donald Trump, but his transition team isn’t getting the level of cybersecurity support usually provided by outgoing administrations, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Joe Biden urges Americans to be safe during holiday, fight coronavirus pandemic

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday pleaded with Americans to take steps to remain safe as COVID-19 cases surge on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday and pledged again to make combating the pandemic a top priority when he takes office in January.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Group rejects South-South governors desire to control NDDC

A Niger Delta group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has condemned the desire of South-South governors to control the affairs of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

UNIOSUN student commits suicide

His post on WhatsApp reads: “Often time I ask myself, Why do people commit suicide? Perhaps because they’ve got no one to encourage, motivate or guide them or because they felt there is no solution to whatever problem they are going through. Perhaps they forgot there’s more to enjoy when there’s life (hope) is not lost”.
The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late in Donald Trump’s presidency.

US visitors from developing nations to pay thousands in visa bonds

The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late in Donald Trump’s presidency.