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ABIA JUDICIARY: How not to remove a Chief Judge

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By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Bartholomew Madukwe High and Magistrate Courts in Umuahia, Abia State, were shut down on January 25 as the long standing tussle between the executive and judiciary...

Thu Feb 1st, 2018     Read More →

Summit Varsity gets lecture theatre courtesy of Remi Makanjuola

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SUMMIT University, Offa in Kwara State can now boast of a 500-seater ultra-modern lecture theatre courtesy of the chief executive officer of Caverton Helicopters, Mr. Remi Makanjuola in memory of...

Thu Feb 1st, 2018     Read More →

We’re ready for 2018 National Volleyball League — NVBF

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The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) on Wednesday said it was confident of executing the 2018 National Volleyball League scheduled to begin in the second quarter. Volleyball The NVBF...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Minister, I’ll not surrender Benue land to foreign invaders — Ortom

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By Peter Duru Governor Samuel Ortom in this interview reacted to comments credited to Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali on the invasion of the state and killings by alleged...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Senate probes viability of bitcoin as form of investment

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday began probe into the proliferation of digital currency, bitcoin, and ponzi schemes in Nigeria. Senate Chamber The Senate has mandated mandated the...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Sack Defence Minister, rejig security architecture, Afenifere tells Buhari

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By Dayo Johnson Akure—THE Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Minister of Defence, Brig. Gen Monsur Dan Alli (retd)...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Illegal deductions: Senate summons CBN gov, banks MDs, Bankers C’ttee, others

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…Set to amend banks’ law over arbitrary charges By Henry Umoru ABUJA— WORRIED by excess bank charges and illegal deductions by commercial banks in the country, the Senate,...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

Gov Ahmed says he has no plan to leave APC

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By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has debunked claims that he was planning to return to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which he left with some other...

Wed Jan 31st, 2018     Read More →

No plan to return to PDP, says Kwara Gov.

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Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has debunked claims in certain quarters that he is planning to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which he left with some other chieftains...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (3)

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By Eric Teniola BAATOUN, better known as Bariba, is the only one of the Gur languages found in Nigeria, the western parts of Kwara and Niger states. These languages have, as their nearest...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

Minna Command of NCS seized contraband worth N200m in 2017

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The Niger Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it intercepted 163 contraband worth more than N200 million in 2017. The Area Comptroller, Mr Benjamin Binga, disclosed this in an...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Assets Falsification Charge: Saraki’s CCT Trial Resumes Feb 6

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has fixed February 6 for the Federal Government to re-open its case against the Senate President, Dr....

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

SERAP to Gov Ikpeazu: Restore Uzokwe as Abia State CJ or face legal action

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State to “immediately withdraw his illegal appointment of Justice Obisike Orji as the...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Court orders Afolayan, ex-navy chief, to pay N9m to herdsman for seizing 42 cows

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An Ilorin High Court has ordered a retired navy chief, Vice- Admiral Samuel Olajide Afolayan, to pay N9 million being the cost of damages and for detaining 42 cows belonging to a Fulani ...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Tension in Kwara LG over discovery of 2 corpses

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The discovery of two corpses in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara following exchange of gun shots between members of a local vigilance group and some gunmen has heightened tension in the...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →