Monthly Archives: October 2015

CCT: Orubebe to stand trial for corruption Nov. 9

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has served notice of arraignment to a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsdey Orubebe, on a four-count charge bordering on breach of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act. The CCT fixed ...

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Wike mobilizes market women, traditional rulers, the clergy, others to protest

The APC in Rivers State says it has received credible information that Governor Nyesom Wike has begun to mobilize and incite different sections of Rivers people to protest against the judiciary for handing out unfavourable rulings on his matters at ...

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Russian plane with 244 persons on board crashes in Sinai

A Russian passenger plane carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew members has crashed in central Sinai, as confirmed by the office of Egypt’s prime minister. The Airbus A-321 took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on its ...

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Nigerian female celebrities with top-notch endorsements

Nkem Ndem The deliberation on how effective celebrity endorsements are on the sales of a product or service may forever be a subject of debate, however, there is no gainsaying the fact that having a celebrity as the representative of ...

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Photos of Buhari’s return from India

President Muhammadu Buhari on successful completion of his 4 day official visit to New Delhi, India, where he attended the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit has returned to Nigeria.

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Customs: The reason for retiring 34 officers

The Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) has proclaimed the retirement of 34 senior officers. The spokesman of NCS, Wale Adeniyi, confirmed this in a statement issued on Friday, saying the development is part of the reorganisation of Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of ...

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Nigeria to settle N100b civil war landmine suit out of court

The Federal Government of Nigeria has agreed to settle out of court, a case filed against her, alleging breach of fundamental rights and negligence to clear land mines and abandoned explosives at 1967 civil war sites. The case was filed ...

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Saraki: Appeal court throws out Saraki’s appeal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday dismissed the appeal brought before her by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging his trial on 13 counts of false assets declaration by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Justice Moore Adumein ...

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Saraki: Court of Appeal rule on CCT trial today

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja will deliver judgment on Friday (today), 30 October  on the appeal by Senate President, Bukola Saraki over his trial for  alleged false asset  declaration at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki  wants the court ...

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Crisis in NCS as all deputy comptroller-generals resign

Although not termed a protest, the situation at the Nigeria Customs Serves appears a protest against the leadership style of the newly appointed Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hamid Ali, as all five Deputy Comptroller-Generals of the Nigerian Customs ...

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