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“Rotimi Amaechi May Be Screened Today”, Says Committee

Sen. Sam Anyanwu, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, said Rotimi Amaechi may be screened today. As reported by Sahara Reporters, Anyanwu made this known while speaking with newsmen at the end of the committee’s meeting. According to him, the committee will also submit its report on the petition against the nomination…

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Appeal Court Fails To Deliver Judgment On Saraki’s Code Of Conduct Trial

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja, on Monday reserved judgment on the appeal filed by the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to try him over false declaration of assets. According to a report by PREMIUM TIMES, when parties arrived the court Monday, they were…

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Female Suicide Bomber Dies In Failed Attack On Army Base

Nigerian soldiers shot dead a suspected suicide bomber outside a Military base in Maiduguri, Borno State. The shooting detonated explosives concealed in her handbag. The target was thought to be the Maimalari Army Barracks, the main military base in Maiduguri, which had been hit repeatedly in recent months by Boko Haram terrorists. According to Vanguard Daily, Babakura…

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Govenor Ambode Swears In His 37 Executive Council Members

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode today swears in his 37 Executive Council members. The ceremony started around 11: 45 am at Adeyemi Bero Hall, State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja where Ambode inaugurated 23 Commissioners-designate and 14 Special Advisers-designate. The Commissioners appointed and their portfolios include: Gbolahan Lawal, Commissioner for Housing Dr. JideIdris, Commissioner for Health.…

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Lamar Odom Update: Breathing On His Own And Moving Around With Help

Lamar Odom has continues to show positive signs towards recovery. It has been reported that the American former professional basketball player is now breathing on his own and is alert and stable. Much to our delight is the news that he is completely off a ventilator. It was also gathered that though the 35-year-old athlete…

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World Bank: “We Need More Time To Respond To Abacha Loot Disbursement Request”

The World Bank has asked for more time to give details on how it dispensed the recovered assets stolen by Late General Sani Abacha and how it was spent by the Nigerian government. The World Bank made this disclosure in a response to a request by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) asking for information on…

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PDP Accuses FG Of One-sided Anti-corruption War

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Muhammadu Buhari led-Federal Government of dictatorship. The party said that unfolding events have confirmed the party’s position that the administration is only using the anti-corruption posture as a tool to witch-hunt PDP members and perceived political opponents of the APC government. Addressing a news conference in…

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