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Dismissed policeman remanded for possession of ammunition

A Wuse Zone 6 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered that a dismissed police officer, Ishaya Amos, be remanded in prison custody for alleged unlawful possession of 930 AK-47 ammunition.

CUPP raises the alarm over alleged assassination attempt on spokesman

The Coalition of United Political Parties has raised the alarm over the attempt on the life of its Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, by gunmen suspected to be assassins.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Elections: Abuja traders endorse President Buhari

Traders, under the aegis of Wuse Market Association, have endorsed the candidature of the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari.

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.
Some Nigerians have expressed diverse reactions as crowds gather to audition for the Big Brother Naija auditions across the country on Friday.

BBNaija: Nigerians react as auditions obstruct traffic, other activities

Some Nigerians have expressed diverse reactions as crowds gather to audition for the Big Brother Naija auditions across the country on Friday.

Ex-INEC officials sentenced to 7 years’ imprisonment over N264.8 million gratification, money laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday sentenced two ex-officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir, to seven years’ imprisonment each.

Driver remanded in prison for allegedly causing death of FRSC personnel

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone 6, Abuja on Friday remanded Chibuzor Ezede in prison for alleged dangerous driving resulting in the death of an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps.
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)

Shi’ite members protest in Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ite, on Wednesday, continued their display of resilience, in demand for the unconditional release of their detained spiritual leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, who have been in detention since 2015.

Police arrest 20 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Abuja

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Force Headquarters, Abuja, has arrested 20 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and “one chance” operators and they are in police custody for interrogation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Buhari administration is for all Nigerians, despite social class and status, and remains committed to improving their welfare so they can lead better lives.

Yemi Osinbajo: Muhammadu Buhari won’t abandon Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Buhari administration is for all Nigerians, despite social class and status, and remains committed to improving their welfare so they can lead better lives.

Yemi Osinbajo performs Next Level theme song

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo thrilled some residents of Abuja to `Next Level’, a song composed from the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign slogan for the 2019 general elections.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Muhammadu Buhari conceived TraderMoni as Katsina foundation chairman

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari conceived the TraderMoni scheme way back as chairman of the Katsina State Development Foundation, which gave soft loans and micro-credits to people to assist them in their respective businesses.
Deji Adeyanju

Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .

Court discharges, acquits ex-banker charged with N3.6 million fraud

A Wuse Zone II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a microfinance bank worker, Mola Oluwatobi, 25, charged with N3.6 million fraud.
Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

The Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja on Tuesday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison, moments after the political activist was arraigned on a petition filed by Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai.

Suspect: Why I use my lovers’ nude pictures to blackmail them

A 21-year-old girl, Blessing Odama, has disclosed that she took snapshots of her lovers’ nudities in order to blackmail them because they were wicked and gave insignificant money after sex.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC relocates data centre to headquarters after inferno

Following a fire outbreak at its office, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has relocated its data centre and inter-agency task force units to its headquarters in Jabi, Abuja.

Court revokes bail of Abuja whistle-blower

A Wuse Zone 6 Magistrate’s Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Friday revoked the bail it granted an Abuja-based whistleblower, Jeff Ove.

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INEC chairman explains reasons for postponement of elections

The INEC Chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood has explained why the commission postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, February 16.

Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

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Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.