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The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Governor Bala Mohammed: What happened to Emeka Ihedioha could have happened to me

The governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has described Supreme Court’s sack of former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, as a “very sad development”.

Mass defection looms in Bauchi APC

Aftermath of the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, there are strong indications that many bigwigs of the opposition, APC in the state will soon dump the party for the ruling PDP.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Supreme Court affirms Governor Bala Mohammed’s election

The apex court made the pronouncement while delivering judgement in an appeal filed by Mohammed Abubakar, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Bauchi state governorship election held on March 9, and 23, 2019, challenging the election of Bala Mohammed.
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Group tasks Supreme Court on justice in Bauchi governorship case

Ahead of the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Bauchi State gubernatorial election between the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Concerned Citizens of Bauchi State, a pressure group, has charged the apex court to ensure justice.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

How I helped Abdulrasheed Maina open account – brother

The corruption trial of a former Chairman of the then Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, continued before the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, with another of his siblings, Khalid Aliyu, testifying against him.

Bauchi governor not bed-ridden in UK – aide

The Bauchi State Government has dispelled rumours that Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed is bed-ridden in the United Kingdom and would not be back soon enough to resume his duties.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.
Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja, where his bail application is expected to be taken.

Abdulrasheed Maina, son to spend Yuletide in Kuje correctional centre

The former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, and his son, Faisal, are to remain in Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja, till January 2020.
Philip Shaibu

APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi guber: I didn’t sleep before appeal court verdict – Bala Mohammed

The Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has said that he had a sleepless night because he was apprehensive of what the Appeal Court verdict will be.

47 men arraigned, get N500k bail for ‘gay sex relations’

The Police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned 47 men before Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court Lagos, for allegedly engaging in amorous gay sexual relationships.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos has adjourned for judgement the appeal brought before it by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its defeated candidate in the last gubernatorial election, Mohammed Abubakar.

Court adjourns APC’s case against Bauchi governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos has adjourned for judgement the appeal brought before it by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its defeated candidate in the last gubernatorial election, Mohammed Abubakar.
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has decried the threat posed by kidnapping to the Nigerian State, saying pragmatic approach must be put in place to tackle the malaise.

Kogi election: Senator Melaye speaks on APC governors ‘plot’ to frustrate him

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by Governors and leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of Kogi election.
Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team

Prison chief to brief court on Abdulrasheed Maina’s ‘ill-health’ in one week

Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team.

Abdulrasheed Maina paid N3 billion, opened 12 accounts in my bank – witness

The prosecution in the trial of former Chairman, Police Pension Task Force (PPTF), Abdulrasheed Maina, opened it case on Wednesday by calling its first witness.
The Police in Niger state, central Nigeria said that they would enforce executive order restricting movement of articulated vehicles in the state from Nov. 1.

Police to enforce restriction order on trucks, trailers in Niger

The Police in Niger state, central Nigeria said that they would enforce executive order restricting movement of articulated vehicles in the state from Nov. 1.
The National Chairman of the All progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday presented the party’s flag to Governor Yahaya Bello and his running mate, Chief Edward Onoja, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.

VP Osinbajo: Governor Bello will win Kogi governorship poll

The National Chairman of the All progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday presented the party’s flag to Governor Yahaya Bello and his running mate, Chief Edward Onoja, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Three internet fraudsters bag jail terms in Abeokuta

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Friday sentenced three internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys’, to jail for defrauding unsuspecting members of the public.

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Imo guber: Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement

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Jelani Maraj, the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home.

Nicki Minaj’s brother sentenced to life in prison for rape

Jelani Maraj, the brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was on Monday sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home.
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Germany records first case of coronavirus

Health authorities say the man who contracted the virus is from the state of Bavaria. It is the first known instance outside of China of the disease-transmitting between unrelated persons.

Central bank mobilises 140,848 tomato farmers for anchor borrowers programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has mobilised and validated 140,848 tomato farmers for the Anchor Borrowers Programme.
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