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Defection: Court grants Senator Akpabio permission to defend self

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted leave to Senator Godswill Akpabio to personally challenge a suit seeking his removal from office for allegedly defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Emmanuel Jime, APC drag Governor Ortom to election tribunal, seek to upturn his victory

Emmanuel Jime, the defeated Benue Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress and the APC in the state have filed a joint petition challenging the victory of Governor Samuel Ortom at the general elections held between February and March in the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Tribunal orders substituted services on Senator Ekweremadu, 8 others

The National Assembly (NASS) Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu on Monday granted exparte applications for substituted services on Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, and eight other members of the PDP declared winners...

Senator Akpabio withdraws suit challenging election defeat

Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his Senate reelection loss.

Ahmed Amate wins 2017 CBN Governor’s Cup golf competition

Ahmed Amate has emerged the overall winner of the 2017 edition of the CBN Governor’s Cup golf competition which took place over the weekend at the IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja.

Indicted high court judge loses bid to stop sack

Justice Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court who was indicted for dereliction of duty and subsequently recommended for compulsory retirement has lost her legal battle to retain her seat at the Bench.

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The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

June 12: FRSC calls for safe road culture

The Federal Road Safety Corps has urged Nigerians to imbibe positive road behaviour and adhere to all traffic rules to ensure a free flow of traffic and the safety of lives of road users, during the forthcoming June 12 Democracy Day celebration.
NSCDC

NSCDC uncovers tunnel used in stealing PMS, arrests one

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Rivers State Command has uncovered a tunnel in Ogali community, Eleme Local Government Area of the state used by oil thieves to siphon premium motor spirit (petrol).
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF jets bomb terrorists’ command post in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its Air Task Force (ATF), engaged in the ongoing terrorism war, has destroyed a command post belonging to the Boko Haram group and killed scores of terrorists operating within the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
Usman Jibrin

Kogi guber: Admiral Jibrin promises to attract investors

Admiral Usman Jibrin (rtd), who is seeking the All Progressives Congress (APC), ticket to contest the Nov 16 governorship election in Kogi, has promised to attract investors to the state, if elected its governor.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Drug abuse: Aisha Buhari urges parents to use moral education to protection children

The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has called on parents to intensify efforts at ensuring moral upbringing and education of their children so as to protect them against drug abuse.