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Obasanjo Created Chaos In Nigeria, Buhari Working To Restore Order -Tony Momoh
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Obasanjo Created Chaos In Nigeria, Buhari Working To Restore Order -Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, elder statesman and former Minister of Information in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI in Abuja, speaks on 60 years of Nigeria’s independence as a sovereign nation. Momoh, who is one of the of national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) also speaks on restructuring, insecurity and other issues. Excerpts: Nigeria will be 60 years on October 1st, how far do you think we have come as a nation? We have made progress and retrogressed at the same time. This is because when you move from one point to the other, there are challenges on the way. The way you attend to the challenges is what you see as either progress or retrogression. Experiences that human beings encounter in their living are what make them grow. We have had lots of challenges. I...
Ebila, Ibadan ‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Shot Sead
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Ebila, Ibadan ‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Shot Sead

Biola Ebila, said to be the leader of notorious ‘One Million Boys’ gang in Ibadan has been shot dead. The gang leader who was on the wanted list of Oyo police command, was shot dead around Olomi area of Ibadan on Sunday July 12,  after resisting attempts to arrest him by officials of Operation Burst, an Oyo State Joint Security Outfit. Ebila met his waterloo after he and his gang members went to kidnap a man simply identified as "Femi".  It was gathered after the shoot-out, the gang members escaped with Ebila's dead body in a car and then took the lifeless body to Kudeti which they showed to other members who did not follow them for the operation. They unleashed pandemonium on Kudeti thereafter before driving the corpse to an unknown destination. Oyo police spokesperson, Ol...
Court Extends Order Stopping Obaseki From Arresting Oshiomhole
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Court Extends Order Stopping Obaseki From Arresting Oshiomhole

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, extended the interim order barring governor Godwin Obaseki from arresting the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole over his alleged indictment by a panel of inquiry. Justice Ahmed Mohammed ordered all the parties involved in the matter to stay action till June 29 when the court will hear a motion challenging its jurisdiction to entertain an application Oshiomhole filed for the protection of his fundamental human rights. Other Respondents in the matter are; Edo State government, the Attorney- General and Commissioner of Justice of Edo state, Chairman of the panel of inquiry, Justice J. Oyomire, the Inspector General of Police and the Department of State Service. It will be recalled that...
SERAP Asks Appeal Court To Order Release Of Asset Declarations Of Buhari, VP Osinbajo, Others
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SERAP Asks Appeal Court To Order Release Of Asset Declarations Of Buhari, VP Osinbajo, Others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos to set aside a judgment of a Federal High Court and to order public disclosure of asset declaration details submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, governors and their deputies and other politicians since 1999.” The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had on Monday, May 11, 2020, dismissed the application filed by SERAP seeking “an order of mandamus to direct and compel the CCB to make available to the public specific details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents, vice-presidents, senate presidents, speakers of House of Representatives, state governors and their deputies since 199...
Kane ‘fully fit’ and  ‘feeling sharp’ after injury as Spurs striker sets ambitious top-four target
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Kane ‘fully fit’ and ‘feeling sharp’ after injury as Spurs striker sets ambitious top-four target

The Tottenham striker has been out of action since New Year’s Day, but he is over a hamstring problem and looking for Champions League qualification Harry Kane has declared himself to be “fully fit” and is setting Tottenham the ambitious target of winning “seven or eight” of their last nine games in order to secure a top-four finish. Spurs sit some way off the Champions League qualification pace at present, with Jose Mourinho’s side having slipped to eighth in the Premier League table. A seven-point gap separates them from London rivals Chelsea in fourth, while the likes of Manchester United and Wolves are sat above them and neighbours Arsenal just a point behind.
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo Signs An Order To Ease US State’s Ban On Gathering In Groups
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New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo Signs An Order To Ease US State’s Ban On Gathering In Groups

Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, has signed an order easing the US state’s ban on gathering in groups, allowing up to 10 people to assemble as long as they stay at least 6ft from each other or wear face masks if they must stand closer. Cuomo signed the order on Friday night, the Associated Press reports, clearing the way for New Yorkers to gather together in time for the Memorial Day weekend. People in New York City were also given the all-clear to visit beaches this weekend, but they may not swim, the city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has said. “I’ve been really clear about the beaches; they are closed for swimming,” de Blasio said Friday at his daily coronavirus briefing on Friday. “There will not be lifeguards. People are not supposed to go to the beach to swim.” Memorial...
You Can’t Order President Buhari Around – Femi Adesina
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You Can’t Order President Buhari Around – Femi Adesina

For every Nigerian asking for a Presidential Media Chat, The Presidency has an answer for you: Nigerians cannot “order” President Buhari “around” just because he was “elected” by the populace. Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this during an interview on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire. Responding to questions from callers on the show, Adesina said: “the fact that you have elected a man does not mean then you begin to order him around.” “Some people think because whether you elected the President or you didn’t elect the President, you must lead your President by the ‘nose’; it does not happen. “The President will do whatever is good for the country at any given time,” Adesina added. On the question of media cha...
FG Apologises For The Violation Of Social Distancing Order At Late Abba Kyari’s Funeral
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FG Apologises For The Violation Of Social Distancing Order At Late Abba Kyari’s Funeral

The Federal government has apologised to Nigerians for the violation of the social distancing order at late Abba Kyari’s burial. Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Boss Mutapha, tendered the apology during the daily media briefing of the taskforce in Abuja on Monday evening, April 20. Nigerians took to social media to blast the government after videos and photos from the burial of Abba Kyari showing how crowded it was, surfaced online. Many people turned out for the burial and several guidelines put in place by the government to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic were violated. Boss Mutapha said it is regrettable that social distancing was not observed during the burial. The PTD recognises regrettably the unintentional violation of the principles ...
‘I Will Order Your Arrest If You Release Another Song’-Social Media User Warns Fella on Her Whack Songs
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‘I Will Order Your Arrest If You Release Another Song’-Social Media User Warns Fella on Her Whack Songs

Fella Makafui has set social media buzzing after she release her new single which many netizens have described as whack. Many social media users are beginning to appreciate actress Emelia Brobbey after Fella Makafui released her song ‘Over’. A social media user identified as Mr. Presidenti who doesn’t seem pleased with Fella’s whack song has warned the actress not to release any song again else she will face being arrested by him. The warning from the said Presidenti has got many rolling on the floor due to the seriousness in which the warning came with. Meanwhile the actress didn’t heed to the warning and has released her latest ‘No size’. SEE THE SCREENSHOT BELOW  
Wike Has No Right To Order Arrest Of Pilots – Hadi Sirika
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Wike Has No Right To Order Arrest Of Pilots – Hadi Sirika

Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, says aviation matters are on the exclusive list of the federal government, faulting the order of Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, that two pilots of Caverton Helicopters should be arrested. The governor had accused Caverton Helicopter of violating the lockdown order imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. After their arrest, the pilots were subsequently arraigned at a magistrate’s court and remanded in prison till May. The airline had kicked against the remand of the pilots, saying aviation authorities granted it the permission to fly into Rivers state. At a press briefing organised by the presidential task force on COVID-19, Sirika corroborate the position of Caverton Helicopters, accusing the security operatives who arrested the pi...
Gov. Ganduje Extends Stay-At-Home Order By 2 Weeks
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Gov. Ganduje Extends Stay-At-Home Order By 2 Weeks

The Kano State Government has directed civil servants to continue the stay at home order for another two weeks beginning from Tuesday, April 7, 2020. This is coming after the initial stay at home order which expires Monday. The extension order is a measure to stop the spread of COVID-19. Governor Umar Ganduje announced this Monday when the 38- man Kano state Fundraising committee submitted its report. Ganduje, however, commended the civil servants across the state for their unflinching support on the stay at home order.
Chris Oyakhilome Speaks On Pastors Arrested For Defying Isolation Order
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Chris Oyakhilome Speaks On Pastors Arrested For Defying Isolation Order

Coronavirus: Pastors are not ordinary people, anyone who assaults a pastor is in danger – Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has warned against the arrest and assault of Pastors amid the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country. The founder of Loveworld Ministries a.k.a Christ Embassy said this while reacting to a report of Pastors being arrested by government officials in a bid to enforce social distancing in churches. Narrating a recent incident which played out, Pastor Chris recalled how a member of a taskforce boasted about arresting a Pastor. The Christ Embassy Founder said; “He was excited he arrested a Pastor. Terrible! But he is not the first to arrest a pastor. Jesus was arrested and Jesus was doing what the people didn’t want Him to do and the Apostles d...
Violate Lockdown Order And Go To Jail – Oyetola
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Violate Lockdown Order And Go To Jail – Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday, signed the Diseases Emergency Prevention Regulations 2020. This is in a bid to enforce the lockdown order with a view to preventing the spread of coronavirus in the state as the state coronavirus cases jumps to 20 today. Oyetola noted that he made the prevention order in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) and other relevant provisions of the State of Osun Public Health Law. The law is aimed at preventing and containing the spread of coronavirus anywhere within the territories of Osun State. Following the signing of the law, anybody who violates the sit-at-home order will be sentenced to six-month imprisonment or an option of a fine upon conviction...
“There Is No Light” – Ada Ameh Cries Out As She Obeys Sit At Home Order (Video)
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“There Is No Light” – Ada Ameh Cries Out As She Obeys Sit At Home Order (Video)

Actress Ada Ameh, has shared a video online in which she expressed her sadness and frustration over the lack of power supply in the country even as Nigerians observe the stay at home order. In a 4 minutes video, the actress spoke on how frustrating it has been in many Nigerian homes due to the lack of power supply. She pointed out that most Nigerians have gone ahead to stuck up there homes since the stay at home order was given but lack the power to preserve them. She pointed out that using generator in this period is quite challenging because those who are also meant to repair the generator when they get faulty have also been mandated to stay at home which leaves many Nigerians in an unfavoruable condition. Watch the video below
Reps Order 400 Exotic Cars, Reject Nigerian Brands
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Reps Order 400 Exotic Cars, Reject Nigerian Brands

The House of Representatives has resolved to acquire Toyota Camry 2020 model for members as official cars, otherwise called utility vehicles. The resolution was reached at an executive (closed-door) session held on February 5, 2020, The PUNCH reliably learnt on Friday. A source in the chamber, who spoke on condition of anonymity as members were forbidden from disclosing details of the discussions at the closed-door meeting, said the National Assembly would purchase 400 exotic cars. The lawmaker, however, kept mum on the cost of each car. When contacted on Sunday, a representative of Elizade Nigeria Limited, a foremost Toyota brand distributor, said the 2020 model had yet to arrive in the country. The representative, however, said the 2019 model was N26.75m and N35.75m (for ...
US government plans to add Nigeria and 6 other countries to travel ban list
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US government plans to add Nigeria and 6 other countries to travel ban list

A new executive order which President Donald Trump might sign soon, will see Nigeria and 6 other countries being added to a travel ban list. Though the list is not final and might change, however citizens of Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will face bans on some visa categories if the executive order is signed. In an interview with Wall Street Journal, Donald Trump disclosed that he is considering adding some countries to the travel ban list but he wasn't specific about the affected countries. Commenting on the travel ban list, a senior official in the Trump administration said countries that failed to comply with security requirements, including biometrics, information-sharing and counter-terrorism measures, faced the risk of limitations on U.S....
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Saraki reacts as court orders forfeiture of his houses

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to an order issued by a Federal High Court in Lagos for the forfeiture of his two houses in Ilorin, Kwara State's capital. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Yusuph Olaniyonu, the former Governor of Kwara state averred that EFCC's claim that the two properties designated as Plots No. 10 and No. 11 Abdulkadir Road, GRA, Ilorin, were built with proceeds of fraud is outrightly false as they were partly built by the Kwara State Government pursuant to the Third Schedule of the Governor and Deputy Governor (Payment of Pension) Law 2010. Saraki also alleged that the anti-graft agency is playing politics and spreading falsehood in its cheap attempt to witch-hunt and intimidate a perceived enemy. The st...
Telecommunication companies protest as FG orders stoppage of voicemail service
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Telecommunication companies protest as FG orders stoppage of voicemail service

Telecommunication operators in Nigeria have reacted to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Patani's directive of deactivation of automatic voicemail service on existing phone lines. The Minister stated that phone users were being exploited financially through the automatic voicemail service which should be accessed at the discretion of the subscriber and not by default. Patani insisted that voicemail is not a popular service among mobile phone users in Nigeria and also has a language challenge among rural dwellers. A statement by the minister’s spokesperson, Uwa Suleiman, quoted him as saying: ‘’The voicemail service should be accessed at the discretion of the subscriber and not by default. The Honourable Minister finds it worrisome and totally unacceptable, that t...
Court Reportedly Throws Out Busola Dakolo’s Case Against Pastor Fatoyinbo And Orders Her To Pay Him N1million Damages
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Court Reportedly Throws Out Busola Dakolo’s Case Against Pastor Fatoyinbo And Orders Her To Pay Him N1million Damages

According to Information coming in from Abuja,The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Court 12 sitting at Bwari has dismissed the Rape case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA and ordered Busola to pay him One Million Naira for damages/defamation of Character. Details soon.
FG Did Not Order Us To Relocate To Lagos Or Kaduna – Innoson
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FG Did Not Order Us To Relocate To Lagos Or Kaduna – Innoson

We have been constrained to issue this statement in reference to the above statement credited to the person of the Chairman of Innoson Vehicles Chief Dr Innocent Chukwuma OFR. Ordinarily we would have ignored the statement and the publication in its entirety which appears to have gone viral in most social media platforms, knowing fully well that this is the handwork of mischief makers, but in a nation where silence may be seen as admission of the truth, we have been constrained to come out to officially ask the public to disregard it and set the record straight. 1. There has never been any order and there will never be any order either from the Federal Government or its agencies to Innoson Vehicles to relocate his Vehicle Manufacturing Plant which is based in Nnewi to Lagos, Kadu...
Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi West Senator, orders fresh election
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Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi West Senator, orders fresh election

Dino Melaye's election as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District has been annulled by the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. APC candidate in the February 23rd election, Smart Adeyemi, filed a petition before the tribunal challenging Dino's victory. He cited irregularities, over voting and non compliance with the electoral acts. Delivering judgement in the petition this morning Friday August 23rd, the three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke, unanimously annuled the election and ordered a re-election into the senatorial district.
Court Orders arrest of celebrity couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha after their failure to appear in court
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Court Orders arrest of celebrity couple Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha after their failure to appear in court

Warrants of arrest have has been issued for South African celebrity couple, Babes Wodumo and her lover Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo after the pair failed to show up at the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court today. The controversial couple were due back in court after attending mediation classes following an assault charge Babes had filed against Mampintsha back in March. Mampintsha handed himself over to police in March when Babes opened a case of assault against him. This was after a live video was posted to her Instagram account in which a man could be seen slapping her. This is Babes’s second warrant of arrest in recent months after she failed to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on a separate assault charge back in April.
Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Diezani’s $40m Jewelry, Gold iphone
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Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Diezani’s $40m Jewelry, Gold iphone

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture to the Federal Government of jewelry and customised gold iPhone recovered in the premises of a former minister of petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Nicholas Oweibo gave the order on Friday on the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had recovered the items which it said was worth $40 million Counsel to EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo, in the motion ex-parte application, said the 2,149 pieces of jewelry comprising wristwatches, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, earrings and gold iPhone were reasonably suspected to have been acquired with proceeds of unlawful activities of Mrs Allison-Madueke. The commission also said that Allison-Madueke’s known and provable lawful income is far less...
Police IG orders arrest of Senator Abbo, his orderly over assault on sales girl
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Police IG orders arrest of Senator Abbo, his orderly over assault on sales girl

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of the senator and his orderly by an investigative team set up by the Police Force headquarters in Abuja. Investigations are currently onoing at the Federal Capital Territory police command into the alleged attack on a sales girl by a serving senator in Abuja. The news of the attack went viral after a video recorded by the Close Circuit Television (CCTV), installed in the shop was shared on the social media, an act which is said to have embarrassed the police authorities. The Police force says they are doing everything within their powers to restore dignity to the force, following the conduct of the police orderly attached to the senator. According to Police sources, the incident actually happened in ...
Court orders INEC to issue certificate of return to Okorocha
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Court orders INEC to issue certificate of return to Okorocha

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the decision of INEC to refuse to present former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, with a certificate of return as senator-elect. Justice Okon Abang ruled that the decision to deprive Okorocha of the certificate, falls outside the provisions of the law and was therefore a lawless decision. According to the court, only the returning officer of the INEC had the constitutional authority to declare a winner. Mr Abang said any person declared a winner by the returning officer remains a winner until petitioners succeed in upturning the declaration at the election tribunal. INEC had initially stated that it refused to give Okorocha certificate of return after the returning officer for Imo West senatorial district said he was compe...
Court in Kano State orders arrest of chief of staff of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, two others over N4bn fraud
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Court in Kano State orders arrest of chief of staff of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, two others over N4bn fraud

The Kano State Public Complainant and Anti-corruption Commission's Investigation into the alleged N4billion fraud against the Emir of Kano took on a legal coloration on Tuesday May 28th when the commission wrote to the court for an order of arrest of three palace officials. A Chief Magistrates' court in Kano on Tuesday granted the order citing their refusal to honor the commission’s invitation. Chief among those ordered to be arrested is Mannir Sanusi, the Chief of Staff to the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. Sanusi holds the traditional title of Damburan Kano. The two others are Mujitaba Abba and the Accountant of Kano Emirate Council Sani Muhammad-Kwaru. Chief Magistrate Mohammed Idris consequently issued and signed the arrest warrant sequel to a motion by Salisu Tahir, Chief St...
Air Peace Issues A Statement On Boeing 737 Max 8 Order
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Air Peace Issues A Statement On Boeing 737 Max 8 Order

Nigeria's Air Peace placed an order for 10 new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts in October 2018. However, due to the recent crash of a Lion Air plane and an Ethiopian Airways plane, some Nigerians have called for a boycot of Air Peace because the two crahses involved Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts. Air Peace has now clarified that it is yet to take delivery of the aircraft that it ordered because they are still being manufactured in the United States. Read their statement below.
Crashes: Air Peace Says No Plan To Cancel Order For 10 B737 MAX Aircraft
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Crashes: Air Peace Says No Plan To Cancel Order For 10 B737 MAX Aircraft

Nigerian leading carrier, Air Peace says there is no plan to cancel its order for 10 Boeing 737-MAX 800 aeroplanes following worldwide concerns about the aircraft safety. Air Peace The airline spokesman said any decision about cancelling the order is premature. Mr Chris Iwarah, Corporate Communications Manager, Air Peace, spoke with Newsmen on Monday in Lagos. He said the airline will continue to act in the interest of the safety of the flying public. Newsmen report that Ethiopian Airlines had grounded all B-737-800MAX aircraft in its fleet till further notice following Sunday’s crash of its fight ET302 which killed all 157 persons on board. The aircraft en route Nairobi from Addis Ababa, crashed six minutes after takeoff around Bishoftu, 40 miles south-east of the Ethiopian c...
NBC Shuts Down Jos Radio Station After ‘Order From Presidency’
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NBC Shuts Down Jos Radio Station After ‘Order From Presidency’

  National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has shut down a Jos-based radio station, Jay 101.5 FM, based on what it described as "inciting broadcast" in a letter it sent to the station. However, a top source who is familiar with what transpired, told SaharaReporters that the station was shut down due to "orders from the presidency because the station was broadcasting issues regarding INEC's delayed release of results of Jos North Local Government Area in the just concluded presidential elections". The NBC had also announced 44 other broadcast stations for sanction. However information made available to SaharaReporters indicated that the Job radio station sanction was based on orders from the top hierarchy of government. "The results have not been released and they are ...
Call Tinubu To Order, Bode George Tells Buhari
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Call Tinubu To Order, Bode George Tells Buhari

FORMER Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Bode George, Wednesday, cautioned National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu against what he described as THE harassment of Igbo residents in Lagos. In a statement George frowned at the recent use of thugs and hired urchins and low-lives allegedly used to harass and unleash mayhem on the people of the South East in Lagos describing it “reprehensible, condemnable, sickening and very dangerous.” The statement reads: “This clearly ill-advised jungle justice on fellow Nigerians whose offense is basically the fact that they voted according to their conscience is capable of provoking a reprisal attack and a greater cataclysm that may graduate into a fury that no one would be able t...
I Didn’t Order Disruption Of FG’s Tradermoni – Amosun
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I Didn’t Order Disruption Of FG’s Tradermoni – Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, said he never ordered anybody to disrupt the Federal Government’s social security scheme, also known as Tradermoni, in the state. Amosun, who said he got information, on Tuesday, that some politicians and suspected hoodlums had stormed the popular Lafenwa Market, in Abeokuta, the state capital, and demanded the traders’ permanent voter cards (PVCs) in return for money, said the programme was not Tradermoni, but a ploy to induce the electorate ahead of tomorrow’s election. Hoodlums suspected to be political thugs were reported to have stormed the venue of the federal government’s Tradermoni scheme at the market, on Tuesday, and disrupted the empowerment programme. But the governor, speaking with newsmen, yesterday, insisted that the program...
Actor Vinny Vella Is Dead
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Actor Vinny Vella Is Dead

Actor Vinny Vella, who is widely known for starring in Sopranos and Casino, has died aged 72 after battling liver cancer. Vella's rep posted a message late Wednesday night, saying: We are saddened to report that Vinny Vella has passed and I'm sure that no one is more saddened than himself. Vinny loved life from his family to his friends and fans he was easily one of the funniest, endearing actors to have ever graced the screen Vinny's son, Vinny Vella Jr. confirmed his cause of death is liver cancer. He was best known for playing Italian gangster characters. His acting credits include appearances in Find Me Guilty, In the Cut and Law and Order.
Buhari Didn’t Order Nigerians To Be Shot Summarily – Tinubu
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Buhari Didn’t Order Nigerians To Be Shot Summarily – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday said that President Muhammadu Buhari never ordered security agencies to shoot Nigerians summarily. Speaking with journalists in Abuja at the end of the APC caucus meeting, he said, that the President was misinterpreted. He said that the President at the meeting only reinforced that those involved in ballot box snatching will be doing it at the risk of their life. He said “I was in that meeting; the president was just reinforcing the fact that if you are out there snatching ballot boxes, and causing destructions, you are at risk of your own life. Whatever happens to you; no president will give an order that his own citizens should be shot summarily, No! No, its okay, emotions are run...
CP Lagos Orders Sustained Patrols and Surveillance Across the State to Maintain Law and Order
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CP Lagos Orders Sustained Patrols and Surveillance Across the State to Maintain Law and Order

The Lagos State police command has intensified patrols in all the streets of Lagos to ensure the saftety of the people of the state. Press statement from the Lagos state police command below; Lagos State Police Command has intensified patrols in all the streets of Lagos to ensure the safety of the good people of the state. The Commissioner of Police CP Zubairu Muazu mni, has therefore, call on residents to go about their lawful duties without any fear. The command wishes to thank the people of Lagos State for maintaining the peace and urges them to keep availing the Command, credible and timely information to enable it sustain the peace currently enjoyed in the state . The command used this opportunity to warn hoodlums, persons with criminal intent that the Command will not enter...
#Onnoghen: Lawyers Ignore NBA Boycott Order
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#Onnoghen: Lawyers Ignore NBA Boycott Order

Lawyers in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory have reported to the courts despite an order by the Nigerian Bar Association for them to boycott the courts. The association called for the boycott at the end of its emergency National Executive Council meeting on Monday, which discussed the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Mr Onnoghen was suspended in controversial circumstances by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The suspension is deemed illegal and has drawn strong condemnations. The NBA ordered court boycott in protest, amid concerns over the violation of the independence of the judiciary. A PREMIUM TIMES reporter who visited the headquarters of the Federal High Court and FCT High Court in Maitama reported that normal businesses went on as...
SERAP Sues Buhari For Failure To Order Ganduje’s Probe
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SERAP Sues Buhari For Failure To Order Ganduje’s Probe

SERAP has sued Buhari over failure to order Ganduje's probe, following bribery allegations against the Kano State Governor sparked off from alleged bribery videos released few weeks ago. According to the anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, though the alleged bribery directly concerned Kano State, the Federal Government could not afford to look away. SERAP who sued Buhari for failure to order Ganduje’s probe, also urged the Nigerian President to use his good offices to direct either the Attorney General of the Federation or anti-graft agencies to probe the bribery allegations against Ganduje. In a statement on Sunday by its Senior Legal Adviser, Ms Bamisope Adeyanju, SERAP said it had finally sued the President before the Fed...
UNTH Salary Crisis Worsens As JOHESU Threatens Breakdown If…
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UNTH Salary Crisis Worsens As JOHESU Threatens Breakdown If…

CRISIS rocking the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, Enugu State came to a head yesterday, with a threat of breakdown of law and order if the hospital management  pays resident doctors the alleged withheld parts of salaries and wages the doctors have been protesting against. File: doctors The institution’s resident doctors had embarked on protests over alleged tampering with their salaries and other wages by the institution. But the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, in the hospital comprising Senior Staff Association, Medical and Health Workers Union, National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, National Union of Allied Health Professionals and Non-Academic Staff Union, has written the hospital’s management threatening fire and brimstone should an...
Police Arrest 34 Suspected IPOB Members over Inspector’s Death
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Police Arrest 34 Suspected IPOB Members over Inspector’s Death

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested 34 suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) in connection with the killing of a police inspector in Nnewi. The spokesman of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed, made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday. Haruna said that some personnel and a Divisional Police Officer (DPO ) were also wounded while a police patrol van was set ablaze. The spokesman said that riot policemen of the Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), EOD and Special Anti-Cult Unit personnel and conventional policemen have been deployed in Nnewi and environs. Haruna said that on November 23 at about 11:55 am, there was intelligence report that members of IPOB were gatheri...
Court Orders Police To Pay Charly Boy N50m, Issue Public Apology
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Court Orders Police To Pay Charly Boy N50m, Issue Public Apology

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the Nigeria Police Force to pay to the popular entertainer, Mr Charles Oputa, also known as Charly Boy, the sum of N50m as compensation for violation of his rights during the ‘Resume or Resign’ protest which he organized on August 8, 2018. Charly Boy had convened the protest to ask President Muhammadu Buhari, who was then on a protracted medical vacation in London, the United Kingdom, to either resume or resign from office. Charly Boy said policemen used tear gas canisters, water cannon and wild police dogs to harass and disperse him and his fellow protesters during the peaceful demonstration at the Unity Fountain in Maitama, Abuja. He said he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital after the alleged harassment by the police. D...
4 Shiite Members Arrested For Attacking Police In Zaria
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4 Shiite Members Arrested For Attacking Police In Zaria

Four members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly called Shiites, have been arrested for attacking the police during a procession at Muchiya, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna State on Thursday. The Kaduna State Police Command’s Spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the arrest in a telephone interview with newsmen. Sabo said “I can authoritatively confirm to you that we have arrested four members of Shiite group at Muchiya, Sabongari, Zaria, who attacked the police during an illegal procession. “They blocked the road preventing people from carrying out their daily activities. In an attempt to open the road, they vehemently responded using catapults to attack our people from all angles. “They used catapult with iron rod, shooting at the police, as a result of these attacks, one...
‘President Buhari’s Order Does Not Exonerate Senator Adeleke, He’s Not Free Yet’ – Police
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‘President Buhari’s Order Does Not Exonerate Senator Adeleke, He’s Not Free Yet’ – Police

This morning, the Nigeria Police force reacted to the order issued by President Buhari restricting the force from inviting Senator Ademola Adeleke of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.   Speaking on Good Morning Nigeria, a programme on NTA, Jimoh Moshood, Police spokesperson, opined that the President’s order does not clear Adeleke from the alleged crimes, noting that he could be invited any time the force want.   Recall that the PDP aspirant for the forthcoming Osun gubernatorial election was on Wednesday accused of examination malpractice after West African Examination Council, WAEC, had cleared and confirmed that he sat for the 1981 council’s exams. In view of that Police declared him wanted.   However, through the intervention of Buhari on Wednesday, Police...
Electoral Act Amendment Bill : Buhari’s Position In Order – Analyst
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Electoral Act Amendment Bill : Buhari’s Position In Order – Analyst

Lagos – A Constitutional lawyer and political analyst, Mr Wale Ogunade, on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 in the state it was presented to him was in order. President Buhari Ogunade said in Lagos that the president would have caused more harm to the nation’s polity if he had assented to the bill the way it was. President Muhammadu Buhari, for the third time, had withheld assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, which was passed by the National Assembly on July 24, and transmitted to the president on August 3. The president’s decision to withhold assent for the third time was made public on Monday, Sept. 3. Ogunade said: ”According to the presidency, the President’s refusal to assent to th...
Feminism Has Rejected God As The Ultimate Authority For Life – U.S-based Nigerian Lady
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Feminism Has Rejected God As The Ultimate Authority For Life – U.S-based Nigerian Lady

A UK-Based Nigeria with handle @KrisNgozi_ is seriously condemning this feminism of a thing. She took to her page to express her view on the stuff.. She Wrote: Most feminists aren’t too fond of God’s design for gender. They don’t like the idea of the man being dubbed as the primary leader, initiator, and provider. They don’t like the idea of Eve being created as a helper to Adam. Feminism has rejected God as the ultimate authority for life and instead placed herself on the throne. The god of feminism pridefully says, “I know better than God and will live out my womanhood how I think is best.” At its root, feminism is built upon a foundation completely devoid of God. The feminist movement is woven with the same sin Satan committed in the beginning. A rebellious heart that pridef...
2019: INEC Moves To Redesign Polling Areas To Stop Vote Buying
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2019: INEC Moves To Redesign Polling Areas To Stop Vote Buying

INEC Moves To Stop Vote Buying Ahead Of 2019 General Elections Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that it would redesign the structures of all polling units to curb vote buying during the 2019 general election. Mr Mustapha Lecky, the South South Commissioner, who spoke with the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo, today, said “We are taking measures to ensure that it would be difficult for political parties and their candidates to buy votes. “We are going to re-design our polling area in such a way that people cannot exhibit their ballot and show it to people in order to collect money. “So those kind of structural re-design of the polling area is what we are going to do,” he said. Lecky urged the media to ex...