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Alleged serial cash transfer fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi,

Serial cash transfer fraudster lands in EFCC’s net

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, arrested an alleged serial cash transfer fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi, (a.k.a Abdu Abdullahi and Bashir Abdullahi) who have defrauded some unsuspecting victims, the sum of N151,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty One Thousand Naira) by leading them astray at ATM pay points.
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Man arrested for writing UTME for multiple candidates in Sokoto

A man described as a professional examination mercenary, who allegedly specialises in writing JAMB tests for multiple candidates, has been arrested in Sokoto State.

Niger elections: PDP kicks as INEC declares assembly poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it did not declare any of the contestants from the 25 Local Government Areas winner in the March 9, 2019 governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Niger State.

Niger elections: INEC declares Agaie constituency poll in inconclusive

Almost two weeks after the conduct of the governorship and House of Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it did not declare winners for the 27 House of Assembly seats in Niger State.
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NJC to reconvene over Justices Onnoghen, Mohammed on Monday

The National Judicial Council (NJC) will reconvene on Monday (tomorrow) to deliberate on the fate of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and the acting CJN, Justice Tanko Mohammed.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shiites release 34 names of protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days.

DSS arrests ISWA, Boko Haram leaders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrests of the leaders of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) and some Boko Haram terrorists, at Kukuntu Village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT, in Abuja.

Kaduna council polls: APC wins 12, PDP five local govts

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), on Monday, declared the local government elections results for Chikun as inconclusive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Governor Lalong swears in Grand Khadi, council chairmen

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Saturday in Jos swore in Justice Umar Abdullahi as the acting Grand Khadi of the state.

Court remands 8 in Suleja Prison for terrorism charges

Eight people accused of carrying out acts of terrorism and belonging to a terrorist group, were on Friday remanded in Suleja Prison.

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New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senator Lawan will stabilise Ninth National Assembly – APC chieftain

Chief Charles Airhiavbere, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, says the emergency of Sen. Ahmed Lawan as President of the Senate would stabilise the 9th National Assembly.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate President: Senator Lawan’s emergence excites Yobe people

The people of Yobe, the home state of the new President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, have expressed excitement over his emergence as the head of the Red Chamber, saying “it is a reflection of national interest.”

Ninth Assembly: Aminu Achida emerges Sokoto Assembly speaker

He became the speaker after beating Alhaji Abdullahi Sidi (APC-Gwadabawa South) in a close contest conducted by the 30 members-elect, under the supervision of the Acting Clerk of the Assembly, Alhaji Abdulrazak Shehu.

Eteng Jonas-Williams emerges as new speaker Cross River

The Cross River State House of Assembly has elected Eteng Jonas-Williams as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly and Joseph Bassey as the Deputy Speaker respectively.

Bayelsa guber: Former NAEC chief enters race

The quest for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket has begun with former director-general of National Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Dr Franklin Erepamo Osaisai, declaring to contest with an assurance that he intends to build on the legacies of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson if elected governor on November 16.