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Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari plans to establish university

Wife of the Prsident, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday said she has a plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”.

N18 billion fraud: I was given N25 million to give ex-NSITF chief – witness

A prosecution witness, Alhaji Aliyu Zubairu, told an FCT High Court that he was given N25 million to give to the former Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Umar Abubakar.
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Sokoto residents celebrate APC’s state victory in streets

Some residents of Sokoto metropolis, on Tuesday took to the streets, dancing and voicing out different slogans in celebration of the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates at the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

Community protests killing of farmer by suspected herdsmen

The people of Ayegbaju Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State staged a violent protest over alleged killing of a farmer, Elijah Ogor, by suspected herdsmen.

Court issues warrant of arrest on TCN chief

The Chief Magistrate Court in Wuse Zone two, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has issued warrant of arrest on the the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engineer Muhammed Usman Gur, failure to appear before it to answer allegation of administrative irregularities and high handedness against him.

Court grants wife divorce over husband’s desertion

A Jos Upper Area Court 3 sitting in Kasuwan Nama on Tuesday granted one Hauwa Muhammed divorce due to her husband’s desertion.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari constitutes campaign team for husband’s re-election

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has reconsidered her earlier threats not to support her husband, Muhammadu Buhari in his second term bid if certain things were not changed.

EFCC seizes 46 houses from Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign director over alleged N68 billion fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 46 properties allegedly belonging to Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 election.
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Euphoria as ANA releases 2018 shortlist

In the lead up to the 2018 ANA convention holding from 25th-27th October in Lagos, the panel of judges of the 2018 ANA literary prizes, led by Professor Fashina, has released names of shortlisted writers for different categories.
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Senior TCN workers frown against calls for sack of managing director

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies Transmission Company of Nigeria has frowned against calls for the sack of the Managing Director, Usman Mohammed.

FIRS seals off TCN over tax default

Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, has sealed off of the corporate headquarters of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, over unremitted taxes.

Electricity workers threaten nationwide power blackout

Electricity workers in the country have called for the dismissal of Usman Muhammed, managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Electricity workers threaten to shut down power nationwide

Barring any urgent intervention from the federal government, workers under the auspices of Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) may ground the entire power structure across the country to a halt.

APC sweeps Nasarawa local council polls

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has declared the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of all elective positions contested during Saturday’s council polls.

Police parades 13 suspected oil thieves

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.

Governor Ahmed approves appointment of local council monitoring committees

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the appointment of Local Government Monitoring Committees for the 16 local government councils in the state.

DSS arrests suspected accomplice of “Ghana” in Taraba

The Department of State Services said it had arrested Isaiah Suwe, an accomplice of the notorious kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza (aka Ghana), at Takum in Taraba.

Five suspected kidnappers arrested in Katsina

Not less than five suspected kidnappers were said to have been arrested by men and officers of the Katsina State Police Command.

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Report: Super Eagles to resume AFCON camp on June 2 in Asaba

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Boeing abandons 2019 outlook after 737 MAX groundings

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WWC: Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby dreams of final between Nigeria and France

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