Category Archives: Breaking

INEC Postpones Anambra Central Re-run Election Indefinitely

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday postponed indefinitely the Anambra Central senatorial re-run election scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2016. Announcing the postponement at stakeholders’ meeting at the Professor Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre, Awka, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr. Lawrence Azubuike said he received a directive from the National Chairman…

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Islamic Group Demands Justice For Ese, Calls For Yunusa’s Arrest

Muslim rights group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), is calling for the arrest and trial of Yunusa, the man who allegedly kidnapped 14-year-old Ese from Bayelsa. This was revealed in a statement released today by the Director of MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola. He said, “We demand that Yunusa Oruru, the ‘boy friend’ with whom the girl…

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Ubah Says He Can Boost Nigeria’s IGR By 30 percent

  Looks like the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. IfeanyiUbah, is not done with his suggestions. Barely a week after announcing his ability to stabilize the Naira/Dollar exchange rate, the billionaire has told the Federal Government that he knows how Nigeria’s Internally Generated revenue (IGR) can be increased by 30 percent. The businessman-cum-politician…

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Abducted 14-year-old Girl, Ese Oruru Has Been Released To The Police

  Ese Oruru, the 14-year old girl abducted from her mother’s shop located in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and taken to Kano, northern Nigeria by one Yinusa (18), who eventually married her under Islamic laws has been released into the custody of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, for onward…

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Pomp & Pageantry As President Buhari Returns Home

  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, returned to Abuja after his official visits to Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He was received at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja by FCT Minister, Mallam Mohammed Bello, Inspector General of police, Solomon Arase, Commander Brigade of Guards, Brig. General MS Yusuf, and Assistant Police Commissioner, Mr.…

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#FreeEse: Emir Sanusi Denies Involvement, Orders Sharia Commission To Return Ese To Parents

We reported earlier about a campaign #FreeEse launched on behalf of 14-year old Ese Oruru who was allegedly abducted in Opolo, Yenagoa and married off to a Muslim man, Yunusa a Kano indigene. Read here if you missed. The teenager is believed to be living in the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II’s palace.…

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‘I’ve Got A Slightly Different Priority’ Buhari On N5,000 For Unemployed Youths

  President Muhammadu Buhari has foreclosed the payment of N5, 000 monthly allowances to unemployed youths in the country as promised by his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, during the 2015 presidential election campaigns. Speaking in an interactive session with Nigerians in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, Buhari said he had a “slightly different…

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