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EFCC files fresh motion to set aside bail granted to Turaki

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Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Friday filed a fresh motion before an FCT High Court asking it to set aside the bail it granted to Saminu Turaki, the...

Fri Jul 14th, 2017     Read More →

Take hard decisions, heaven will not fall; CJN Onnoghen tells Judges

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Friday, swore-in 19 new Judges of the National Industrial Court, NIC, saying they should...

Fri Jul 14th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged N36bn fraud: Court grants Turaki bail from EFCC custody

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Jabi, on Thursday, granted bail to former Governor of Jigawa State, Ibrahim Saminu Turaki from custody of...

Fri Jul 14th, 2017     Read More →

Release ex-Gov. Turaki court tells EFCC

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An FCT High Court on Thursday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC )to release former Governor of Jigawa, Saminu Turaki from their custody. The EFCC arrested Turaki on July...

Thu Jul 13th, 2017     Read More →

PDP: S-Court judgment resets 2019 politics

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..It’s victory of constitutionality over arbitrariness — Jonathan …Fayose, Wike, see victory as enabler towards 2019 …It means nothing to us in APC, says Bolaji...

Thu Jul 13th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo okays 19 new National Industrial Court Judges

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, yesterday, approved the appointment of 19 new Judges for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NIC....

Wed Jul 12th, 2017     Read More →

Northern elements screen 12 contenders

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LESS than two years to the 2019 presidential poll, the polity is astir as stakeholders and politicians have commenced intense posturing. The ill-health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is...

Sun Jul 9th, 2017     Read More →

EFCC re-arraigns Lamido, sons

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday re-arraigned former Jigawa Gov. Sule Lamido, his two sons, and five others before Justice B.O. Quadri of the Federal High Court,...

Fri Jul 7th, 2017     Read More →

Jigawa Govt. declares holiday to pray for Buhari

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The Jigawa Government has declared Friday, July 7, as a public holiday to enable public servants offer special prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari ’s quick recovery.President Muhammadu...

Thu Jul 6th, 2017     Read More →

Senate probes $3bn spent on dredging Calabar, Bonny, Lagos channels

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…Berates EFCC, others By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, began a probe of over $3 billion spent since in 2005 by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on the dredging of Calabar,...

Thu Jul 6th, 2017     Read More →

Registration: INEC establishes 6 additional CVR centres in Jigawa

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Jigawa says it has established six additional Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) centres in the state to ease registration. The...

Wed Jul 5th, 2017     Read More →

36b fraud allegation: EFCC arrests ex-Jigawa gov, Turaki, at book launch

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arrested the former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Saminu Turaki, over alleged mismanagement of N36 billion from the...

Wed Jul 5th, 2017     Read More →

No regret retiring politically-exposed military officers – Obasanjo

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By Joseph Erunke, Dirisu Yakubu & Blessing Aina ABUJA— FORMER President,Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, explained that he fired military officers exposed to politics when he held...

Wed Jul 5th, 2017     Read More →

Tears, tributes as elder statesman, Maitama Sule, goes home

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Victor Ahiuma-Young, Anayo Okoli, AbdulSalam Muhammad & Boluwaji Obahopo THE flood of tears and tributes for elder statesman and Nigeria’s former Permanent...

Wed Jul 5th, 2017     Read More →

Thousands of sympathisers attend Sule’s funeral prayer in Kano

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Thousands of sympathisers, including the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, on Tuesday attended the funeral prayer for the late Dr. Maitama Sule, the Dan masanin Kano. Kyari led...

Tue Jul 4th, 2017     Read More →