Category Archives: Breaking

Presidency Fires Back At PDP & Metuh For Accusing Buhari Of “De-Marketing Nigeria”

President Muhammadu Buhari  The Presidency Sunday reacted to a statement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Olisa Metuh, alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari is “de-marketing Nigeria”. According to reports by THEWILL, a statement signed by presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said “We restate for the umpteenth time to Mr. Metuh and his ilk that their…

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Nyesom Wike Says He Still Has Confidence In The Judiciary Despite Verdict

Embattled Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike while speaking at the Rivers State Stakeholders meeting yesterday said he still has absolute confidence in the judiciary and strongly believes would uphold the mandate he got from the April 11 polls. Wike advised the people of the state never to criticize  judges despite the judicial  setback,  pointing  out …

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Court Restrains Emir Of Kano From Demolishing Palace Structures

A High Court in Kano Friday restrained the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, from demolishing or tempering with any structure in the Emir’s palace. One Alhaji Salim Bayero had filed the suit, seeking order to stop the Emir, the Emirate Council, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, from destroying some structures in the…

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Orubebe Set To Be Arraigned By CCT Over Briber Allegations & False Declaration Of Wealth

Come November 9, former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over bribery allegations and alleged false declaration of assets. Here is how Vanguard is reporting it: The four-count charge filed on behalf of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) by Peter Danladi…

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Nigeria Customs Service Retires 34 Top Officers In Massive Shake Up

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) just announced the exit of 34 senior offices in the first major shake up since the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) took office a few weeks back. Those eased out from the service include five Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs (DCGs) who Thursday gave notification of their voluntary retirement.…

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Jega Talks 2015 Elections & The Challenges He Faced

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday while speaking at a University of Abuja Public Lecture Series with the theme, Electoral Reforms in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects, said the Commission went through unnecessary challenges posed by desperate politicians.   Jega said: “From my experience, I quite often say that…

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Amaechi, Others Confirmed Ministers As PDP Senators Stage Walkout

The Senate yesterday confirmed former Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and other ministerial nominees forwarded to it for approval as ministers of the federal republic of Nigeria. PDP senators, except Senator Ike Ekweremadu who is the Deputy President of the Senate, staged a walkout to protest Amaechi’s confirmation. Their anger stems from the fact…

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