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Police charge journalist Agba Jalingo with terrorism for criticising Cross River governor

A journalist and activist, Mr. Agba Jalingo, has been charged with terrorism for criticising the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade.
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Ebonyi governor calls for full investigation into the murder of indigene in South Africa

The Ebonyi State governor Engr. David Umahi, has expressed great sadness over the gruesome murder of a Nigerian citizen in South Africa who also hails from Ebonyi State, Mr. Benjamin Simeon.

Appeal court chides DSS, orders ex-NSA Dasuki’s release

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional and ordered his release on conditional bail.

Assets declaration: Code of conduct tribunal faults federal government’s charge against Senator Nwaoboshi

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has directed that the charge against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and other processes filed along with it be returned to the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Reps speakership: Court asked to declare Femi Gbajabiamila ex-convict

The legal moves to stop a federal lawmaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, from emerging the Speaker of the House of Representatives have taken another dimension before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.

Kogi community banishes father of abducted five-day-old baby

The father of the five-day-old male child abducted by two gunmen on April 11 at Ijagbe community in Kogi State has been banished from the community.

Court to open hearing in suit querying Atiku Abubakar’s Nigerian citizenship

A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday open hearing in a suit quarrying former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s claim to being a Nigerian citizen by birth.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.

Nnamdi Kanu: I’m vindicated about Atiku Abubakar’s birth place

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the claim by All Progressives Congress (APC) to the effect that former vice president and Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar, is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian, has vindicated him.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar not a Nigerian – APC tells tribunal

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian and therefore not qualified to have stood for the election.
A supporter of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu holds a photograph of Kanu, who is expected to appear at a magistrate court, during a rally in Abuja, Nigeria December 1, 2015. Kanu - an activist who divides his time between the UK and Nigeria, spreading his ethos on social media and Radio Biafra - was arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy and belonging to an illegal society. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

IPOB chief Nnamdi Kanu vows to challenge court order on his arrest warrant

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to challenge the court order directing his arrest in the United Kingdom.

Nigerian Army warns fraudsters on recruitment exercise

The Nigerian Army on Thursday warned fraudsters against using its recruitment exercise to defraud Nigerians, saying those caught would face the full wrath of the law.

Femi Falana, others ask federal government to end Zamfara killings

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.

Afenifere: Frederick Fasehun’s demise a big loss to Nigeria

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has described the demise of the founder of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr Frederick Fasehun, as a big loss to the country.

Senate invites Ibrahim Idris over alleged threat to Dino Melaye’s life

The Senate on Tuesday directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it’s Committee on Police Affairs over alleged threat to the life of Senator Dino Melaye.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar condemns Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘draconian executive order’

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday condemned the travel ban placed on some 50 Nigerians through the controversial Executive Order 6.

2019: Oby Ezekwesili challenges Muhammadu Buhari to debate

Frontline presidential contender, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has called for a televised presidential debate with President Muhammadu Buhari and other party flag bearers participating in the lead up to the February 2019 elections.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Atiku Abubakar: Muhammadu Buhari’s executive order will lead to capital flight, another recession

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has said the Executive Order 6 by the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration will lead to capital flight and another recession.

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s election gamble backfires

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