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Absence Of Judge Stalls Kanu ’s Trial

The trial of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was stalled on Monday in Federal High Court, Abuja, due to the absence of the judge. The official of the court informed parties that the trial judge, Justice Binta Nyanko, had gone to attend Judges’ Conference within the city. Nyanko had ordered Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, who ...

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Boko Haram Insurgents Behead Six Farmers In Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have beheaded six farmers at Dimge plantation in the Mafa Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the killing is the latest in a string of attacks in the violence-wracked North-east, where more than 20,000 people have been killed in nine years of insurgency. The killing occurred on Sunday, while the ...

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Jonathan ‘Face Of Democracy In Africa’ — Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as the “face of democracy in Africa”. Mr. Abubakar, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said Mr. Jonathan’s democratic ideals were evident in his respect for the will of the people. Mr. Jonathan turned 60 on Monday. Mr. Abubakar posted a tweet to wish him a happy ...

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Anambra Election: Groups Score INEC High

Two observer groups, Centre for Persons with Disability (CDC) and Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the smooth conduct of the Anambra governorship election, which held last Saturday. CDC which concerned itself mostly on the welfare of People With Disability (PWD), said the election was largely successful, but lamented ...

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Obiano Clears Anambra Guber Election

Incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willy Obiano was on Sunday declared winner of the state’s gubernatorial election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with a total vote of 234,071. Tony Nwoye of APC came second with 98,752 votes, Oseloka Obaze took third with 70,593 votes and Osita Chidoka of UPP fourth with 7,746 votes. Obiano of APGA expressed gratitude ...

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Lagos Bus Conductors To Wear Uniforms

Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from January 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. National President of the association, Mr Israel Adeshola disclosed that the operational uniform would bring sanity to the service in the state and the country as a whole. According to him, the association ...

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Jonathan Wants 2014 Conference Implemented

Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has urged Nigerian leaders to implement the 2014 national confab liked and adopted by all the ethnic groups, noting that it would undoubtedly be a palliative measure that would quench fires of agitation from the various ethnic groups in the country. Jonathan’s charge was provided in his goodwill message at the 5th Integration Summit Roundtable in ...

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APC Leaders To Hold Peace Meeting

Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East Senatorial District have stressed the need for members to close ranks and be united in order to sustain and move the party forward. It will be recalled that in recent times there had been internal wrangling within APC members in the state over disloyalty, among other issues. The leaders, who form ...

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Shell Companies Are Best In Africa Sustainability Innovation

Shell Companies in Nigeria (SCiN) have emerged the 2017 Best Nigerian companies in Sustainability Innovation in Africa, beating two other finalists at the 11th edition of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAs) for Corporate Social Responsibility held in Lagos on Friday. Shell companies also defeated three other contestants to win as the Best Company in Affordable and Clean Energy, ...

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EFCC Confirm arrest Of Pius Anyim

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said on Friday that Anyim was being held over an “ongoing investigation”. Uwujaren did not give details of the arrest of Anyim, who was President of the Senate between 2000 and ...

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