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Electoral Fraud: FG slams 5-count charge against 2 INEC officials

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal Government has preferred criminal charges against two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, accused of manipulating...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Senate leadership: Crisis looms as senators allege moves to change voting method

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lAllege use of EFCC to harass senators, others to change the rules lWe aren’t aware of change in voting pattern —PDP senators By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

June 12 should be declared MKO Abiola Day — Agbakoba

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By Chris Onuoha Former President of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, a human and pro-democracy activist, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, was one of those who fought for the actualisation of the June...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

Joint Account: Agbakoba, Ubani disagree as govs ask Buhari to call NFIU to order

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By Henry Umoru & Henry Ojelu Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, yesterday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit...

Mon May 20th, 2019     Read More →

North-west dangerous men : Outrageous tales from the Okada bandit, kidnapper hub

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Inside Zamfara, Niger and Katsina states after the ban of Okada to stem the tide of banditry, kidnapping and terrorism in the North-West By Wole Mosadomi, Bashir Bello and Nasir Muhammad Gusau As...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Police kill ‘Shaho’ kidnap kingpin, nab gang members

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A kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber, who recently masterminded the kidnap of the UBEC Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna road is dead. Kidnapping kingpin gang The suspect, one Sumaila...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Woman allegedly strips naked in church, urinate on altar

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Lagos – A 39-year-old petty trader, Moji Aderibigbe, accused of stripping naked and pouring urine on the church altar, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Chief magistrates’ Court in...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

I need more time to disclose spending on security votes, Al-Makura tells SERAP

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The governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has responded to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and asked “for more time...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

INEC should emulate JAMB’s Ishaq Oloyede

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By Tonnie Iredia For longer than makes sense, Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has on a yearly basis been at the mercy of two Nigerian groups-the political class and...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Girls who are mothers at ages they should be in school

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•30 years after the adoption of the Rights of the Child By Chioma Obinna One thing peculiar to children irrespective of nationality or tribe is that they are born the same way. They are also...

Sun May 19th, 2019     Read More →

Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria

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Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air. Kidnap “One of them ran towards...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara school kidnapping: My three children still in bandits’ den over N1.5m ransom — Mother

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By Davies Iheamnachor & Nasir Muhammad ABUJA—Mother of the three children abducted by bandits who raided Government Girls Comprehensive Secondary School Moriki, Zamfara State, on May 2,...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity; not new in Northern states

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By Tony Eluemunor A few years ago, Boko Haram appeared to be the only evil in the land. But it was not the root of the insecurity that it embodied. Many people shouted themselves hoarse that...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

What really went wrong between Buhari, Tompolo?

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•Why security agents don’t want to ‘sacrifice’ him By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South MYSTERIOUS to many Nigerians, ex- militant leader and General Officer...

Sat May 18th, 2019     Read More →

COAS reaffirms commitment to welfare of army veterans

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The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has re-emphasized commitment to the welfare of Army Veterans, whom he noted, remain key stakeholders in the discharge of...

Fri May 17th, 2019     Read More →