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APC mourns, says late Jide Tinubu a cerebral, industrious lawyer

The national headquarters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoned with the Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his son, Babajide. In a statement issued by the party on Wednesday, the leadership of the APC extolled the deceased virtues describing him as a cerebral and industrious legal practitioner. While admonishing the father ...

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Alleged graft: IGP shuns probe panel

Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris has failed to appear before Senate Ad-hoc Committee set up to investigate allegations of corruption and misconduct leveled against him by Senator Isa Misau represent sentong Bauchi Central. The Senate Committee headed by Senate Majority Whip, Francis Alimikhena had on October 16, 2017 written a letter to the IGP asking him to appear before it ...

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EFCC raises alarm over alleged plot to frame Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to frame its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, with ownership of assets abroad. Spokesman for the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday that “shadowy interests at the receiving end” of the agency’s anti-corruption campaign were behind the alleged scheme. “Those behind ...

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NBC sanctions Radio Continental, others over breach of broadcast code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has sanctioned 23 broadcasting stations for various breaches of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code. Head, Public Affairs, NBC, Mrs Maimuna Jimada, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos, that the sanctions were for breaches in the third quarter of 2017. In all, the errant broadcasting stations were fined a total of N2.849 million. Jimada said ...

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Anambra police finger murder convicts as brains behind Ozubulu Church killings

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Garba Umar, on Wednesday named two suspects behind the invasion and killing of 18 worshipers at St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu. According to the police, the suspects are: Prince Charles Obi a.k.a Gozila and Dickson Nwodi who are believed to be are serving murder sentences in South African prison. No fewer than 18 ...

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Kanu, el-Diouf meets Sanusi to raise funds for IDPs

R-L: Super Eagles legend, Mr. Nwanwko Kanu, Senegal’s El Hadji Diouf and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II during the visit of the two to his palace on Wednesday to raise funds for the internally displaced persons in the country…  

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FIFA World Cup, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018.

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that the World Cup trophy will arrive Nigeria in March next year. Making the disclosure was the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi who told thenff.com on Wednesday that confirmation has come from world football –governing body, FIFA. According to Sanusi Nigeria is among the countries where the iconic trophy would be visiting before next year’s major ...

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Jide, first son of Bola Tinubu dies

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has lost his son, Jide. This was contained in a message from the chairman of the party in Lagos State, chief Henry Ajomale. The message read thus: ‘It’s with regrets that I inform you of the demise of Mr. Jide Tinubu, the Son of Our dear and esteemed ...

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Court rejects Allison-Madueke’s bid for trial in Nigeria

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday refused an application by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, seeking to be joined in a N500 million criminal charge. In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Mohammed Aikawa held that the application by the ex-petroleum minister was not only a misuse of court processes, but a deliberate attempt to ...

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Buhari swears in Mustapha as new SGF, launches armed forces emblem

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha. Buhari also inaugurated the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund in Abuja. The two events took place at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council’s (FEC) meeting. ...

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