Ekiti APC petitions police, alleges threats to members’ lives

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-EkitiThe Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the state’s Commissioner of Police, James Etop, over alleged threats to the lives of its members by Governor Ayodele Fayose’s aides. A statement issued by the Secretary of the party, Mr. Omotoso Paul Ayodele, stated that an earlier petition on  June 26, 2016 alleging planned attacks against members. In a ...

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NSCIA tasks Muslims, urges faithful to pray peace in Nigeria

By Toyin Durosinlohun, Ilorin The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has urged Muslims in the country to pray peaceful coexistence in Nigeria. This is coming just as the council also encouraged faithfuls to keep the virtues and gains of the month as a spiritual guide for accelerated development of the nation. Secretary-General of NSCIA, Prof Ish-haq Oloyede told ...

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Acting IG canvases for more forensic expert in police

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said that the Nigeria Police need more forensic experts as new waves of crimes  are springing up on a daily basis. Facebook Comments

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Ondo militant group tasks FG on meaningful engagement

By Samuel Faleye, Akure A militant group based in Ondo State, the Action Crocodile Group of Niger Delta (ACGND) has urged the Federal Government to bring out meaningful resolution on the ongoing dialogue with militant groups in the Niger Delta region. Facebook Comments

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Eid-el-Fitri: Bello charges Muslims to enthrone peace

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has charged Muslims to work towards restoring peace in a world that has been challenged by war and economic instability. Facebook Comments

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Court grants Fani-Kayode, Usman, 2 others N1bn bail

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted a bail of N250 million each to a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, and three others charged with money laundering. Facebook Comments

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EFCC arraigns Omokore, Yakubu ex-NNPC boss for graft

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Economic Financial and other Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a businessman, Mr Jide Omokore and a former Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Facebook Comments

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Eid-el-fitri: Embrace peaceful co-existence, tolerance. Ambode urges Nigerians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday called on Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the cause of a peaceful and prosperous Nigeria where citizens regardless of ethnic, religious, political or social status can flourish. Facebook Comments

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Ambode watches NPFL match

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), in a handshake with the Captain,  Ikorodu United Football Club, Fatai Abdullahi (2nd left), his counterpart from MFM Football Club, Opara Austine (left), Facebook Comments

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Court affirms Makarfi as PDP’s acting chairman

Breaking News: A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State  has declared that Senator Ahmed Makarfi is legally appointed by the National Convention and that the National Caretaker Committee Facebook Comments

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