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The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

CDD condemns clampdown on #RevolutionNow protesters

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has condemned the arrest of protesters affiliated with the #RevolutionNow movement in Abuja, Lagos, and Osun by operatives of various Nigerian security agencies.

Court remands man after pleading guilty to stealing car, pending sentencing

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, ordered that one Adeoye Olayemi, 38, who pleaded guilty to stealing a car, be remanded in the Gwagwalada police Area Command custody, pending sentencing.
Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

#RevolutionNow: Nigerian Army, police arrest protesters in Abuja

Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

CCB invites NAICOM chief, others over non-declaration of assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau has invited Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Commission, Mohammed Kari, and two other senior officials to respond to petitions against them on alleged failure to declare their assets before the CCB, as required by law.

Full text of Justice Onnoghen’s response to CCB’s query on his asset declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari a week ago suspended Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged false assets declaration.

BBOG protests aid worker’s killing, expresses fears over Leah Sharibu’s safety

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Tuesday marched to the Presidential Villa in protest against the execution of another aid worker, Hauwa Liman, by Boko Haram.
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Rauf Aregbesola: Bukola Saraki, PDP protest a charade

Governor Rauf Aregbesola has described as a charade, Senate President Bukola Saraki-led protest against the defeat of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun governorship election.

APC shifts national convention time, FCT releases traffic alert

The All Progressives Congress has shifted the time of its 2018 National Convention in Abuja on Saturday to 6pm.
Dino Melaye

Police summon Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ben Bruce over protest

Nigeria Police Force has summoned Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Ben bruce for leading protest to the headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.
APC Supporters at Convention venue in Abuja. Hogan Bassey|NAN

APC Convention: Make-shift bars, restaurants spring up on Abuja roads

As voting progressed at the National Convention of All Progressives Congress (APC), party members cooled off in makeshift restaurants and bars which sprang up around the convention venue in Abuja.

APC Convention: FCTA apologises over ‘traffic inconvenience’

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) has apologised for inconveniences caused the public by traffic diversion during Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.

‘Unity List’ flops as APC throws 29 elective positions open

Barring any last minute change, 29 of the elective offices up for grab at today’s first elective National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), will be thrown open to aspirants.

APC Convention: Police deploy 5,000 personnel, two helicopters; FRSC deploys 1,000

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 5,000 personnel comprising the Police Mobile Force (PMF), the Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU) and Special Protection Unit (SPU) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention scheduled for June 23 in Abuja.

Governor Umahi’s aide assaults FRSC official for delaying convoy

A security aide to Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Saturday allegedly assaulted a Federal Road Safety Corps officer for delaying the governor’s convoy at a checkpoint.

Femi Falana files N100m suit against federal govt over manhole accident

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has sued the Federal Capital Development Authority, seeking N100m damages for the injuries he allegedly sustained when he fell into an uncovered manhole on the street of Abuja.

Femi Falana to sue federal govt after road accident

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says he will on Wednesday sue the Federal Government following injuries he sustained after falling into a manhole.

Arewa youths protest, call for Kanu’s arrest

A handful of Arewa youths on Wednesday staged a protest in Abuja calling on the arrest of the Indigenous People of Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu, by security agencies.

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