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Court Fixes May 8 For Election Time Table Case

An Enugu Federal High Court on Thursday fixed May 8 to hear a suit filed by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Anike Nwoga, to challenge the revision of the Independent National Electoral Commission 2019 election timetable by the National Assembly. Presiding judge, Justice A. M. Liman, set the hearing date after listening to the submissions of some of ...

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Upsets Galore, Three Top Seeds Crash GSL Open

It was  shocks galore  in the quarterfinals of the GSL Open Nigeria F3 Futures on Thursday as the three top-seeds were bundled out of the $25, 000 prize-money event holding in Abuja. Remarkably, all of them were beaten in straight sets. Egyptian prime seed, Youssef Hossam headed the list of high-profile casualties as he stumbled to a 7-6 (8), 6-3 ...

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NGE Salutes Media Heroes On World Press Freedom Day

The Nigeria Guild Of Editors on Thursday, hailed heroes of the profession on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. A Statement released by the body declsred thus: On this auspicious celebration of the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, we bring warm felicitations to our colleagues and friends across the country and around the world, as they continue to ...

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Boko Haram: FG Takes Delivery Of Two New Helicopter Gunship

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday took delivery of two Mi-35M helicopter gunship that the federal government ordered from Russia. The Antonov aircraft, which brought the new Mi-35M helicopters, touched down on the runway at NAF Base Makurdi at exactly 12.20 p.m. The Chief of Aircraft Engineering at NAF Headquarters, Abdulganiyu Olabisi, received the new aircraft on behalf of ...

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Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s Abuja Property

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of two buildings allegedly owned by former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in a ruling on Monday said the interim order granted based on an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), shall last for 45 days, but subject to renewal upon application by the ...

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FG Restates Commitment To Global Fight Against Terrorism

The federal government has affirmed its commitment to the global fight against the financing of terrorism. A press release issued and signed by Oluyinka Akintunde, Special Adviser, Media and Communications to the Minister of Finance said finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, gave this pledge at an International Conference against the financing of terrorism in Paris, France. The Conference, which had ...

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How Governor Abubakar Deceived Buhari To Commission Tractors – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bauchi State chapter, has alleged that the Governor Mohammed Abubakar deceived President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the state to commission uncompleted projects and hired tractors. Yayanuwa Zainabari, the state’s publicity secretary of PDP, while addressing journalists in Bauchi on Sunday, April 29, 2018, said the government hired the tractors ahead of the president’s visit. He said ...

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Trump Silent On Meeting With Buhari

President Donald Trump has been silent about his scheduled meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Unlike the norm with the American President who is known to tweet about meetings with world leaders ahead of schedule, Trump has been silent on his meeting with Buhari, which is scheduled to hold at 6.30pm West African time at the White House on Monday. As ...

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Atiku Vows To Probe Buhari Over Arms Spending

President Muhammadu Buhari should be ready for a probe on arms purchase by his government if former Vice President Atiku Abubakar wins next year’s presidential election. Atiku personally served notice of the probe yesterday while featuring on BBC Hausa Service. Although the former vice president hailed the Buhari administration for checking the security challenge in the Northeast, he expressed disappointment ...

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Leader’s House Hit By Explosion

The country home of President General of Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, was on Sunday bombed by unidentified persons. It was gathered that the explosion which razed parts of the building at Ukehe town, in Nsukka‎, was triggered by an improvised explosive device, IED. Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, who confirmed the development, told ...

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