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APC suspends Muiz Banire

The Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Mushin Local Government has suspended the National Legal Adviser, Dr Muiz Banire from the party citing anti-party activities.   The suspension follows a recommendation by his ward (Ward C, Ilasamaja, Mushin).   According to the Acting Secretary of the Ward, Taofeek Ajani-Balogun, the decision to suspend Banire from the party was ...

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Court grants Nyako leave to travel abroad for medical treatment

A Federal High Court, Abuja has granted former Adamawa governor, Murtala Nyako permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. The court also granted Mr Zulkifik Abba, who is the 3rd defendant in the suit, permission to travel abroad. Justice Okon Abang, gave the permission after hearing two applications filed by Nyako and Abba’s counsel seeking permission to travel. Justice Abang ...

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Bill on host communities on oil exploration passes second reading

A bill seeking framework relating to Petroleum Producing Host Community’s participation, cost and benefit sharing among Government, Petroleum Exploration Companies and Petroleum Host Communities, 2017 has passed second reading in Senate. The bill, which passed second reading following a unanimous adoption by the lawmakers through a voice vote at plenary on Thursday was sponsored by Sen. Kabiru Marafa (Zamfara-APC) and ...

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West Ham coach drops Iheanacho for Hernandez

The real reason why West Ham United ended their interest in Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been revealed by a very reliable source of the London based side. According to the very informed @ExWHU‎employee in a radio show monitored by Owngoalnigeria.com London based Michael James, coach of West Ham United Slaven Bilic pulled the plug on the deal. Bilic said ...

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Resign, go home and rest, Fani-Kayode tells Buhari

Despite the beaming smiles and life shown by President Muhammadu Buhari when he received seven Nigerian governors Wednesday night in London, where he has been recuperating since 8 May former minister of Aviation and a Peoples Democratic Part chieftain, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has asked the President to ‘resign, go home and rest.’ Fani-Kayode in a series of tweet said the ...

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Reps differ with Senate, okay devolution of power to states

Members of the Federal House of Representatives have voted for greater devolution of powers to the states. They voted at plenary on Thursday in a move many have come to interpret as a marked disagreement with the Senate who had on Wednesday voted against the plan. House endorsed devolution to states with 210 of members supporting the motion as against the 79 ...

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Idris, police IGP redeploys DPOs over Abuja-Kaduna kidnappings

Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the redeployment of Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers serving along the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria highways starting from Zuba Division of FCT. Others affected by the order are Inspectors and Rank and Files serving in those Police Divisions. The Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said that the ...

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USA beat Jamaica 2-1 to win sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup

Jordan Morris’s late strike lifted the United States to a 2-1 victory over Jamaica on Wednesday in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. The United States captured their sixth Gold Cup crown — one shy of Mexico’s record seven victories in the regional championship for North and Central America and the Caribbean.

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Reps on war path with NDLEA over raid on Patience Jonathan’s property

The House of Representatives has requested men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for identities of informants whose tip-off led to raid on former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s property. The House’s Committee on Public Petition gave the order on Wednesday in its session on a petition on incessant harassment of herself and family sent to it by the ...

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Italian police burst Nigerian prostitution ring, arrest 7

Italian police said on Thursday that seven people who lured Nigerian women to Italy “with voodoo rituals” and then forced them into prostitution have been arrested in Nuoro, Sardinia. In a statement police said the traffickers allegedly performed voodoo rituals on the women to make them swear to repay the cost of the trip to Europe, and warn them that their ...

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