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National Assembly has no powers to probe judges – LEDAP

The Legal Defence and Assistance Project, LEDAP, has urged the National Assembly to steer clear the ongoing prosecution of judges by the federal government. National Co-ordinator of LEDAP, Chino Obiagwu on Sunday said federal lawmakers have no powers to do so. He said the legislature has no oversight powers over judicial officers under the constitutional […] National Assembly has no ...

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BREAKING: Delta SSG held hostage by community protesting against herdsmen attack

Reports reaching DAILY POST have it that the Secretary to the State Government of Delta, Mr Festus Ovie Agas, is currently being held hostage by some protesting youths from Osissa community in the Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of the state. The aggrieved youths are protesting against the attacks and killing of three members of the […] BREAKING: Delta SSG held ...

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Ortom, godfather set to lock horns as Benue governor plans to sack underperforming commissioners

Baring any last minute change of mind, Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom is set to rejig his cabinet. This imminent shakeup, DAILY POST exclusively gathered would affect five Commissioners and many Senior Special Assistants. Insider hinted our reporter that the governor has been under intense pressure to disengage some of his cabinet members who have […] Ortom, godfather set to ...

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Avengers threaten to resume attacks on oil facilities

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, has issued a strong fresh warning to the Federal Government that it would resume bombing of oil facilities if government made any further mistake to enter into negotiation with selfish leaders in the region. The group said the so-called leaders only represented themselves instead of the interest of the people. […] Avengers threaten to resume ...

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Jonathan spent trillions to remain in power – Adesina replies Abati over ‘spirits in Aso Rock’

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, has replied Reuben Abati, over the latter’s claim that there is some form of witchcraft, which causes occupants of Aso Villa to take weird decisions. Abati in his most recent article titled ‘Rituals, blood and death: The spiritual side of Aso Villa’, said recent happenings in the […] Jonathan spent trillions to ...

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Army Chief’s village, Buratai gets operation base

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday inaugurated the newly constructed headquarters of the 331 Artillery Tactical Forward Operation Base (FOB) at Buratai, Biu Local Government Area of Borno. Before now, the base operated from the residence of Gen. Buratai, an indigene of the area, but the house was partially destroyed when […] Army Chief’s village, Buratai ...

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Police recover 19 cars, SUVs from former IG Arase

A Special Investigation Panel has recovered 19 police vehicles from former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase. This is just as the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has called for rigorous investigation into the alleged purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors. This development followed ‎the discovery that retiring officers, including former IGs and […] Police recover 19 cars, ...

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NJC warns judges, judicial workers to stop accepting gifts

In response to the ongoing prosecution of some judges, the National Judicial Council, NJC, has barred judges and other court staff from accepting gifts from other arms of government. The is part of new measures to curb corruption and other unethical conduct among judicial officers and other court staff. The development formed part of the […] NJC warns judges, judicial ...

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Alleged corruption: Presidency insists judges must step aside

The Presidency has insisted that the two Supreme Court Justices and four others facing corruption trial must step aside. It also frowned at the claim by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed that the Judiciary had issues with the Department of State Services (DSS), not the Federal Government. Those under investigation by the DSS are […] Alleged corruption: Presidency insists ...

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ICPC summons IMT Registrar, 3 others for allegedly defrauding students of N113m

Four principal officers of the Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, have been summoned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC. They were invited over allegations bordering on illegal collection of N113 million from students. The Commission’s invitation was sequel to a petition by Anti-Graft Crusaders of Nigeria in Tertiary Institutes, […] ICPC summons IMT Registrar, ...

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Power generation drops to 3,531MW as FG plans increment in tariff

The National Electricity Grid, yesterday experienced further drop in its generation to about 3, 531.7 megawatts (mw). This shows a drop in supply sent out to the 11 Distribution Companies (DISCOs) across the country. The generation dipped from 4,285.90 megawatts recorded a month ago. Statistics by the Nigeria System Operator (NSO), a section of the […] Power generation drops to ...

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4,403 unqualified primary school teachers uncovered in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Universal Basic Education Board has uncovered a total of unqualified 4,403 primary school teachers in the state. The leader of the board’s investigating committee, Prof. Anthony Ani, stated this in Abakaliki, the state capital on Friday while presenting the committee’s report to the board. According to him, over 9,000 teachers were screened […] 4,403 unqualified primary school ...

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Kwara Government rejects NULGE’s demand for N33b refund

The Kwara State government has described the demand by the State’s chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) for a refund of N33.6 billion to local government councils in the state as illogical, and baseless. In a statement by Dr. Muideen Akorede, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to Governor Abdulfatah […] Kwara Government rejects NULGE’s ...

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DSS should not be used as anti-corruption aganecy – Coalition

An anti-corruption coalition, Citizens United Against Corruption, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to use operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in its anti-corruption operations. The group said this in reaction to the recent arrest of judges accused of corruption. The Convener of the group, Mr Emmanuel Onwubiko, gave the advice on Sunday […] DSS should not be ...

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