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Lagos State Governor, Ambode Threatens To Ban NURTW In Lagos, Suspends Its Activities On Island

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has threatened to disallow activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) across the state if the union’s leaders fail to intervene in the violent activities of their members. Ambode also ordered the immediate suspension of all NURTW activities in Lagos Island following the crisis rocking that chapter…

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2019 Elections! Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Others Commend Obasanjo’s Open Letter To President Buhari

In an interview with Vanguard in Kaduna, President of Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, commended former President, Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Buhari urging him not to seek re-election. “Obasanjo is saying what people like us saw from inception. We saw it coming earlier than now. We felt patriotism does not mean if…

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FCT Police Command Explains Dention & Arrest Of Ezekwesili & Other BBOG Activists

The Abuja Police Command has issued a statement in response to reports that it arrested some members of the #BringBackOurGirls movement as they moved to stage a march to the Presidential Villa. One of those restrained is a former Minister of Education and co-leader of the movement, Obiageli Ezekwesili. The former minister too to Twitter…

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EFCC Petitions National Judicial Council (NJC) Over Alleged Misconduct Of Three Judges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged misconduct of three judges. In a letter dated January 5, 2018, the EFCC asked the NJC to take disciplinary action against the three judges – Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa and Justice Agbadu Fishim – who are all…

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Elombah Brothers! Reps Investigate Unlawful Arrest & Detention Of Brothers By IGP

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim over the illegal arrest and detention of Tim & Daniel Elombah – Editor and Publisher of online platform, Elombah.com. The decision to investigate the matter came as a result of the petition written by the Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN)…

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Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s Sister Arrested At Abuja Airport In Connection To Money Laundering

Esther Oba, who is the sister to ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has been arrested by the men of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Esther who has been placed on a watch list for months was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about…

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President Buhari Meets With Tinubu, Akande After Meeting Equatorial Guinea’s President In Aso Rock

President Buhari on Wednesday met with two political elders after meeting with President of Equatorial Guinea. He met with the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande who is a chieftain of the party. The meeting was held after former President Olusegun Obasanjo issued a statement urging…

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2019 Election! Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo Ask President Buhari Not To Seek Re-Election

Ex-Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in a press statement addressing the current state of the nation has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. In the press statement titled “The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement,” the former president said President Buhari has performed below expectation and…

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Two South-African Police Officers Arrested & Arraigned Over Recent Attacks On Nigerians

Two South African Police officers responsible for the recent violent attack on Nigerians in Durban and other areas have been apprehended and arraigned. This was disclosed by the Nigeria Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama in a statement that the culprits were arraigned in Court on Monday. In attendance at the court…

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