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Election tribunal: Appeal Court president cautions judicial officers

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, Wednesday cautioned Judicial officers assigned with the responsibilities of presiding over the 2019 pre-election and post-election cases, urging them to be impartial, saying her office would closely monitor them.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.
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PDP agent disappears as President Buhari wins polling unit with 523 votes

The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: No political undertone in CP Egbetokun’s deployment to Kwara

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the posting of Kayode Egbetokun to Kwara State as Commissioner of Police has no political undertone.

Malaria: Over two million insecticide nets to be distributed in Gombe

The Catholic Relief Service, in collaboration with the National and Gombe State Malaria Elimination Programme, will soon commence the distribution of over two million Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) across the 11 local government areas of Gombe State.

Kebbi court remands 14 nude dancers in prison

A Magistrate court, sitting in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State and presided over by Magistrate Halima Abubakar, has remanded 14 nude dancers in prison.

Judiciary backs review of NCC Act, calls for legal empowerment

Judges under the National Judicial Institute (NJI) have thrown their weight behind the review of NCC Act, which created the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2003, insisting that the commission needs more legal powers to address issues emanating from technology evolution that were not captured in the Act, 15 years ago.

Former works minister Hassan Lawal laid to rest in Keffi

Hassan Lawal, former works minister, who died on Sunday in Abuja, has been buried at the Kofar Hausa cemetery in Keffi, Nasarawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Over 20 shops, craft works worth N400m lost in Abuja craft village inferno

Mr Kanayo Chukwumezie, president of the African Arts and Cultural Heritage Association (AACHA) said over 20 shops and arts works were destroyed in the inferno that engulfed the Abuja Arts and Craft village Friday night.

Governor El-Rufai lauds Kaduna House of Reps members

Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai if Kaduna State, on Thursday, commended members of the House of Representatives from the state for significant collaborative efforts in moving the state forward.

Turai Yar’Adua’s dream dies at Abuja cancer centre

Mrs Turai Yar’Adua, wife of Nigeria’s former president, Umaru Yar’Adua, once had a grand dream to build a cancer centre in the Nigerian capital that will cater especially for the poor.

2019: Lawal advises Atiku to shelve presidential ambition

Former Deputy Director of Buhari Presidential Campaign Council, Engineer Mohammed Lawal, has advised the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to shelve his 2019 presidential ambition because he was carrying a heavy and rotten baggage.

Group threatens to sue fed govt over exclusion of South-east from NNPC board

The Human Rights Law Service (HURILAWS) has threatened to sue the federal government in seven days if it does not implement the federal character principle in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in seven days.

Atiku has been plotting Buhari’s failure since 2014 – Lawal

Former Deputy Director of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Council, Mohammed Lawal, has claimed that former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has been plotting President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure because he lost the All Progressives Congress, APC, primary election to him in 2014.

I want to export Kebbi rice, goats to US, Japan – Bagudu

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has said that one of his missions in the state was to ensure rice, goats and other agriculture produce from indigenous farmers reach New York City and Japan.

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Kazakhstan renames capital to honour ex-leader

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.