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Boko Haram: Army donates educational material, as 7,534 students return to school in Chibok

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu on Thursday donated over Five Hundred (500) learning materials to pupils of Chibok community. The event took place at the Headquarters of the division in Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri. Speaking during the occassion, the Ag GOC who was represented by the Chief […] Boko Haram: Army donates ...

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Gowon, Buhari in closed-door meeting in Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday had a secret meeting with a former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The closed door meeting took place inside the President’s office. This is the second time the two leaders would be meeting this month. They had earlier met on August 23 before […] Gowon, Buhari in closed-door ...

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Corruption not necessarily crime against humanity – Giwa Victor replies EFCC boss, Magu

National Coordinator and Advocate for People’s Justice, Giwa Victor, has maintained that corruption is not necessarily a crime against humanity. Featuring on Channel’s Television programme, he explained that for corruption to be described as a crime against humanity, there must be a specific identified crime. Giwa also berated the Department of State Services, DSS, over […] Corruption not necessarily crime ...

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BREAKING: Lecturer who demands for sex before awarding marks risks 5 years jail term – Senate

A Bill for an Act to make provision for the prohibition and punishment of sexual harassment of students by lecturers in tertiary institutions has been passed into law. The Bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central) and 57 other co-sponsors, was read for the first time on Wednesday 4th May, 2016. The […] BREAKING: Lecturer who demands ...

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Again, protesters storm EFCC’s office to protest freezing of Patience Jonathan’s account

A group of protesting women on Thursday charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to unfreeze the bank accounts of wife of the immediate past First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. Recall that the anti-graft agency had recently ordered the frozen of some bank accounts  , belonging to the former First Lady due to its […] Again, protesters storm EFCC’s ...

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BREAKING: Saraki’s appeal against CCT dismissed

The Appellant Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday dismissed the appeal filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, questioning the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to try him on charges bordering on false assets declaration. The Justice Abdul Aboki-led panel, delivering judgment on the matter filed by the Senate President, affirmed the CCT’s […] BREAKING: Saraki’s appeal against ...

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BREAKING: Senate deliberating on clauses in CCB/CCT amendment Act

Report reaching DAILY POST says the Senate is currently debating the clauses in the amendment of the Code of Conduct Act. The upper legislative chambers commenced the deliberation after the bill was presented by its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions. This marks the third stage in the process of passing the amendments into […] BREAKING: Senate deliberating on ...

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Amaechi would have been arrested if I were a judge – Segun Oni

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Oni, has said if he were a Supreme Court judge, the minister of transport, Rotimi Amaechi, would have been arrested if indeed he attempted to influence court judgments. Speaking to newsmen, Oni said the allegations by the judges against Amaechi would not be […] Amaechi would have been ...

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Sack ministers accused of bribing judges‎ – Afenifere tells Buhari

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has called on the ministers, who were accused by some judges of attempting to bribe them,‎ to resign immediately. According to the group, any political office-holder involved in act of corruption should be made to face the wrath of the law. This was contained in the communique issued at the […] Sack ministers accused of ...

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PDP charges Nigerians to stop Buhari from taking N10 trillion loan

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday urged Nigerians to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from borrowing $29.960b (over N10 trillion) for the execution of key programmes and infrastructural projects across the country. PDP also asked the National Assembly not to approve the request by the President. Spokesman for the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party, […] PDP charges Nigerians to ...

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I am like Jesus Christ, they are after me because they have seen my tomorrow – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose has debunked the claim by former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, that he gave him (Fayose) part of the money he got from ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. Fayose said the claim by Obanikoro, who is currently in EFCC custody, that he collected some money from him, […] I am like Jesus ...

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Court fixes date for Patience Jonathan’s suit against EFCC

Justice Babs Kuewumi of a National Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed December 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), seeking to un-freeze her account. Other respondents are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. […] Court fixes date for ...

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How ex-NIMASA DG, Akpobolokemi paid N40m rent for an apartment – EFCC tells court

A prosecution witness, Orji Chukwuma, has informed a Federal High Court in Lagos that former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Akpolobokemi, paid N40m rent for an apartment in Banana Island in the state. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had charged Akpolobokemi alongside three others to court over […] How ex-NIMASA DG, Akpobolokemi ...

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deity worshipping not a sin against God – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has stated that worshiping deities (idols), is not a sin against God Almighty as it was part of nature. He cautioned people to stop misrepresenting the importance of festivals and deities celebrated in the ancient city of Ile-Ife and all parts of Africa. His royal majesty made this […] deity worshipping not a ...

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PDP leadership crisis caused by godfatherism, insincerity, selfishness – Ex-Senator, Sodangi

A former member of the National Assembly, Abubakar Sodangi, has blamed the current leadership tussle in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on “godfatherism, impunity and insincerity.” Recall that the leading opposition party has been in crisis since its first inconclusive national convention which saw the emergence of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee in Port […] PDP leadership crisis caused ...

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