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Abubakar Tsav: Governor Ortom should be ready to face EFCC

Former Lagos State Police Commissioner Abubakar Tsav has asked the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to justify his recent claims of being a billionaire before he became governor by declaring his assets.

General Akinrinade: Ex-President Obasanjo lacks ‘good sense of judgement’

A former chief of Army staff, Lt-Gen Alani Akinrinade (retd.), on Thursday described former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo as a man that lacks a good sense of judgement and should be ignored.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Aminu Tambuwal: I am not bothered about venue of PDP convention

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, says he is comfortable with any venue the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may pick for its National Convention.

President Buhari not indifferent to farmers-herders clashes – Presidency

The Presidency has described as wicked and unfounded conclusion by a media organisation in its editorial that President Muhammadu Buhari is sympathetic to the activities of violent herdsmen, and has been indifferent to their atrocities.

President Buhari not sympathetic to violent herdsmen – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed as wicked and unfounded the conclusion by a media house that President Muhammadu Buhari is sympathetic to the activities of violent herdsmen.

Senator Omo-Agege: Senate’s appeal won’t hinder my resumption

A suspended lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central), has declared that the appeal filed by the Senate against the Federal High Court’s judgment nullifying his suspension will not stop him from resuming his legislative duties.

Journalist petitions police over threat to life by Governor Bello’s aide

Mr. Wale Odunsi, Deputy Editor of DailyPost, has petitioned the Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, over an alleged threat to his life.

Raymond Dokpesi writes Lai Mohammed over alleged looters’ list, demands apology, N500 million

The founder of Daar Communications, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi, has written a pre-litigation letter to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for including his name on the list of alleged looters which Mohammed recently released to the public.

Christian group visits Leah Sharibu’s parents, urges her release

The Arewa Christians and Pastors Association has urged the Boko Haram insurgents to release their remaining hostage, Leah Sharibu.

General Abacha died a day before effecting plans to shut Punch newspaper – Ajibola...

The late military dictator, Sanni Abacha, died a day before effecting his plans to shut down The Punch newspapers, a former chair of the paper, Ajibola Ogunshola, has said.

Associates, business barons abandon ex-President Jonathan on birthday

Former President Goodluck Jonathan reached a milestone of 60 years today in his earth’s journey, with congratulatory messages from President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party and notably, former senate president David Mark.

EFCC has only recovered 15% of Diezani loot – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday, said only about 15 per cent of funds allegedly misappropriated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, had been recovered.

Jonathan denies squandering over N11trn on electricity

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that he was among the past Nigerian leaders who wasted over N11tn on electricity.

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NYSC berates INEC over mistreatment of corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reacted to the pictures of corps members subjected to inhuman conditions while on election duties in various states, which went viral on the social media platforms.

INEC: Ex-Governor Uduaghan not disqualified from Delta South senatorial elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has broken its silence over a purported judgement by an Abuja High Court nullifying the candidature of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta South Senatorial candidate, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan.

Timi Alaibe: Postponement of elections blessing in disguise

The former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on the Niger Delta, Mr. Timi Alaibe, has urged Nigerians to go out and vote on Saturday massively for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), despite the inconvenience arising from the postponement of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Group demands release of detained Abia N-Power coordinator

Coordinators of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme in the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Abia have decried the continued detention of the state N-Power Coordinator, Mr Felix Obisike, allegedly by the Department of State Service (DSS) in the state.

Court adjourns Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion fraud trial to May 9

Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the trial of the pioneer Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to May 9 and 10, 2019 following the absence of his lead counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN.