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President Buhari urged to obey court ruling on ex-NSA Dasuki

Following Monday, July 2 ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu ordering the release of Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on bail, lawyers have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to obey the order.

SERAP, CACOL, CDHR back Wole Soyinka on Hall of Shame for looters

Three civil society organisations have supported Soyinka’s call on the President to set up a Hall of Shame for corrupt past leaders and politicians.

ADC: We’ll shutdown Aso Rock if ex-President Obasanjo is touched

The African Democratic Congress, which has been adopted by Obasanjo, has warned the Federal Government that it will shut down the Presidential Villa if Obasanjo is harmed.

Looters’ list: Federal government should release names of ex-PDP chieftains in APC – CDHR

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, has described the controversial list of treasury looters released by the Federal Government as an insult to Nigerians.

Senator Ibrahim: Serious negotiations ongoing for Leah Shabiru’s release

The senator representing Yobe East in the National Assembly, Bukar Ibrahim, has said “very serious negotiations” are ongoing to ensure the release of Leah Shabiru.

N13.5m allowance: Senators must refund illegal allowances – CSOs

Two civil society organisations, the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership and the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, have said the members of the Senate must be compelled to refund the excesses on their allowances, going by the revelation made by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission.

Zamfara killings: Security agencies failed us – Governor Abdulaziz Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused security agencies in the country of failing to prevent killings in his state despite alerting them about an impending attack 24 hours before the recent invasion of communities in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the death of 39 persons.

CDHR tackles federal govt over lack of record of treaties signed

National President, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, Mr. Malachy Ugwummadu, has expressed worry over what it described as an embarrassing report that Nigeria lacks available, inclusive and updated record of treaties and conventions to which she is a signatory.

Nigerian military stops admission of combatant female cadets

In a major policy reversal, the Nigerian military is set to end the admission of female cadets into the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy.

Christian, Muslim clerics fault NGO Bill

Some Christian and Muslim clerics have kicked against the Non-Governmental Organisation Bill seeking to direct the affairs of NGOs in the country.

CSOs, activists march in Lagos against corruption

Members of the group assembled under the Ikeja Bridge, close to the Computer Village in Lagos from 7am, before moving into the main road by 9am.

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Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
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Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".