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DSS storms Abuja court to rearrest Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invaded the Federal High Court in a controversial bid to rearrest the Omoyele Sowore.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it is working in synergy with the marine police and other agencies to provide safety on the waterways within the Lekki axis of the state.

LASEMA: Victim of Lagos pipeline explosion receiving treatment

The Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) has said that one of the two victims of an oil pipeline explosion in Lagos on Thursday is currently receiving treatment in a hospital.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

AFN crisis: Association declares ‘autonomy’ from sports’ ministry

Some AFN board members, led by the embattled president of the association, Shehu Gusau, are now on a collision course with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development who they accused of interference.

Mama Boko Haram arraigned for ‘N66 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned Aisha Wakil, (aka Mama Boko Haram), before a Maiduguri High Court for alleged financial fraud to the tune of N66 million.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar appears in court over N2.5 bn libel suit against President Buhari’s aide

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, appeared before the registry of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, to sign his deposition in support of a N2.5 billion libel suit against an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari.

N7.6 billion fraud: Senator Kalu knows fate December 5

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court will on December 5 deliver judgement in a N7.6 billion money-laundering suit involving Orji Kalu, the senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly.

Two ‘killers’ of LASTMA officer charged with murder

Two suspects alleged to have killed a Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officer in Apapa on Saturday were arraigned at a Magistrates’ court today.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders.

Reps member Ja’afaru Illiyasu passes on

A member of the House of Representatives, Ja’afaru Illiyasu, is dead.

Court orders release of Kano university student detained for criticising lawmaker on Facebook

A magistrate court in Kano on Wednesday ordered the release of the detained student of Bayero University, Kano, Yahuza Tijjani, after he was kept behind bars for 59 days.
Omoyele Sowore

US lawmakers write Nigeria, condemn clampdown on journalists, activists, protesters

Two U.S. lawmakers have written to the Nigerian ambassador in the U.S., Sylvanus Nsofor, over the continuous detention of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare.

UN: 218,000 Nigerian refugees living in three neighbouring countries

About 218,000 Nigerian refugees are living in three neighbouring countries – Cameroon, Chad and the Niger Republic – the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ‘Ibrahim Magu’ in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’ spurious corruption investigations.

2019 elections: No evidence of hate speech in Nigerian newspapers – survey

No evidence of hate speech was observed in Nigerian newspapers’ reports monitored between July and September 2019, according to a survey.
ALLEN ONYEMA

Allen Onyema: How I made my fortune to start Air Peace

When the news broke over the weekend that Allen Onyema had been indicted in the United States for multi-million dollar fraud, a question that echoed amongst Nigerians was how he moved from relative obscurity to become one of the biggest players in Nigeria’s aviation sector in just about half a decade.

PDP: We never called for cancellation of Kogi West senatorial election

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied calling for the postponement of Kogi West Senatorial Supplementary elections.

US court issues warrant of arrest for indicted Air Peace chief

A warrant of arrest has been issued against Allen Onyema of Air Peace Limited for alleged money laundering and bank fraud in the United States, court documents showed.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Foundation condemns Omoyele Sowore’s continued detention

An International human rights group, Clooney Foundation for Justice, has condemned the continued incarceration of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services (DSS).

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Victor Osimhen inspirational again as Lille move up in Ligue 1

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen’s only strike made the difference for Lille in their 1-0 league win over Brest at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Friday evening.
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Speaker: House of Reps to begin work on constitution review, petroleum bill next year

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured that the House would commence work on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill and the amendment of the 1999 Constitution next year
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Osun governor charges agric school graduands to be good ambassadors

Governor of the State of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has charged the 2019 graduands of Leventis Foundation Agricultural Training School Ilesa,to see themselves as ambassadors of the state wherever they find themselves.
The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr Bitrus Bako Nabasu, stated this on Friday when he inaugurated the Committee on the First Validation Exercise on the Draft National NanoTechnology Policy Document in Abuja.

Federal government to unveil nanotechnology policy

The Federal government says it will soon produce a National Nanotechnology Policy to guide the operation of Nanotechnology in the country.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Invasion of court by DSS confirms Nigeria sliding into dictatorship

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the furious invasion of the sanctity of the Federal High Court by the Department of State Services further confirms that Nigeria, under the Buhari Presidency, is finally sliding into a frightening dictatorship.