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Court grants FG’s application to shield witness in Dasuki’s trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday granted the Federal Government’s application to shield witnesses in the ongoing trial of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd). Dasuki is being prosecuted on a seven-count charge bordering on theft ...

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Peace, conflict resolution confab in Abuja

No fewer than 40 experts from different countries will gather in Abuja for peace, conflict resolution conference in July, the The Director-General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Prof. Oshita Oshita, has said. Oshita said in a statement his ...

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FG made so much noise, yet Saraki did not go to prison – Fayose

Reacting to the acquittal of Senator Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the federal government made so much noise and gave the impression that Saraki would be sent to jail. Describing Saraki’s ...

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CCT clears Saraki of false asset declaration charges

18-count charges of false assets declaration against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has been dismissed by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). On May 4, the senate president told the tribunal that he would file a no-case submission, which implies ...

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Why EFCC raided head office of The Sun

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday morning invaded the premises of The SUN newspaper in Lagos, disrupting operation in the office for about an hour. The SUN had alleged witch hunt, accusing Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of ...

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Troops eliminate terrorist, kill BH leader Amir; Rescue Children in Kala Balge

An ambush by the Boko Haram was successfully cleared by soldiers and local vigilante leading to the death of a state ‘Amir (leader)’ and many other members of the terror group, the Nigerian Army has said. The army spokesperson, Sani ...

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FG hired 14,575 cooks to feed 1.2m pupils

About  N3. 7 billion has been released for the feeding of 1, 287, 270  pupils in nine states and over 14,500 cooks hired under the HomeGrown School Feeding Programme , a Social Investment Programme of the Buhari presidency. The benefiting states are ...

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UNEMPLOYED GRADUATES: Nigerian government announces date for reopening of N-Power portal

The Nigerian government has announced that the N-Power portal will be reopened for registration on June 13, 2017. This announcement was made through the twitter handle of the scheme Thursday evening. The N-Power Volunteer Corps is part of the Federal ...

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Osinbajo visits Maiduguri hours after Boko Haram attack

Justs hours after Boko Haram insurgents attacked some towns in Maiduguri, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo travelled Maiduguri, Borno state, to launch the special intervention relief plan for internally displaced persons (IDPs). On Wednesday, security agents engaged the insurgents in a gun ...

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Obaseki suspends LG Head of Service for lateness

Governor Godwin Obaseki, of Edo state, on Wednesday suspended top officials of Egor Local Government Council over alleged negligence of duty and coming late to work. Those affected were the Head of Service, Rachel Oriefo and all Heads of Departments of ...

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