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Lamorde – EFCC Chairman sues Sun Newspapers For N1billion

Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has sued the Daily Sun Newspapers for N1 billion over an alleged defamatory story published against him. According to the statement of claim filed at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja through Festus Keyamo, his counsel, the plaintiff is claiming the sum of…

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Tribunal Upholds Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Election

While Senate President Bukola Saraki was engrossed on the floor of the Senate carrying out legislative activities, the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State upheld his election as Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the upper legislative house on Tuesday.       Leave your views in comments…

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Ministerial Screening Begins; Senator Udo Udoma “Takes A Bow And Go”

Senator Udo Udoma is the first ministerial nominee of President Buhari, to be screened today, Tuesday the 13th at the Senate. The former lawmaker who represented Akwa-Ibom South constituency from 1999 to 2007 in the upper legislative chamber was asked a few question and told to “take a bow and go”. Udoma expressed his surprise at…

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Immediate Past Governor Of Benue State, Suswam, Faces EFCC

Mr. Gabriel Suswam, the immediate past Governor of Benue State, is presently in the net of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of graft perpetrated during his tenure. According to ThisDay, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren – the EFCC spokesperson, confirmed that Suswan honoured the commission’s invitation and was being questioned at the commission’s…

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Oyinlola, Odimegu, Bello, Others Make Buhari’s 2nd Ministerial List

12 days after the first list was sent to the lawmakers, President Muhammadu Buhari, sent the second list of ministerial nominees to Senate President Bukola Saraki, who will begin screening of the nominees today. The Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari accompanied by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National…

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Managing Director Of Lekki Free Zone Gunned Down In Clash

Mr. Tajudeen Disu, the Managing Director of the Lekki Free Zone Ltd is among persons killed this morning as Ibeju-Lekki villagers and mobile police officers clashed in Okunraiye community near Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. The villagers said they were on a peaceful protest against “forceful takeover” of their land by the Lagos state government on behalf of…

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Alamieyeseigha’s Death, APC Led FG To Blame – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has blamed the All Progressive Congress led Federal Government for the death of former Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. Describing the death as painful and unfortunate, Fayose said, the All Progressives Congress (APC) succeeded in hounding the Ijaw leader to death just because of his staunch stance on the…

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The Nigerian Senate Receives Second Batch Of Ministerial Nominees

The Nigerian Senate has received the second batch of President Muhammadu Buhari’s list of ministerial nominees. The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and his legislative aide, Senator Ita Enang delivered the ministerial list. The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, received it. This presentation was announced via The Senate’s Twitter handle on Monday…

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Rivers Senators: Rotimi Amaechi Is Not Qualified To Be Minister

Senator George Sekibo (Rivers East) presented a petition by a group known as The Integrity Group at the plenary, demanding the rejection and withdrawal of the name of the state Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, as a ministerial nominee in view of allegations of financial impropriety levelled against him when he was the governor of Rivers State.…

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Missing Lawmaker’s Daughter Allegedly Found In The Bosom Of Boyfriend

The allegedly kidnapped 24-year-old daughter of Hon. Edionwele, representing Esan Constituency, Edo State, Jessica Edionwele, was found right in the bosom of her boyfriend in Lugbe, an outskirt of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Sunday evening by policemen from the command. Jessica, last Wednesday was reported to have left Ibadan, Oyo State, where she was serving, for Lagos to…

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