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Atiku Vs. Buhari: Police Close Roads In Abuja As Tribunal Begins Hearing Wednesday

The Nigeria Police Force has issued traffic and security advisory to residents of Abuja as the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal is set to begin hearing on Atiku Abubakar’s suite challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential victory on Wednesday. According to the advisory which came on Tuesday, some major roads around the venue of the hearing in Abuja will be closed to forestall a possible traffic jam or breakdown of law and order around the area. The tribunal will hold its first substantive sitting on!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Governor Ortom’s Changing Narrative On Killings In Benue

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom, seem to be in the eye of the storm over his recent comments about Benue killings. The governor was at the presidential villa Abuja to brief President Muhammadu Buhari on the security situation in his state on May 13. After the meeting he briefed journalists on the situation in the state, saying that Terwase Agwaza, popularly called as Gana, and not marauding herdsmen is responsible for the killings in the state. His explanation is a clear departure from his views on Benue killings in the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

FG Establishes Secondary Education Commission, Reduces Unity Schools’ Charges

The Federal Government has approved the establishment of a Secondary Education Commission to oversee the operations of secondary schools in the country. Prof. Anthony Anwukah, Minister of State for Education, who made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday at a valedictory news conference, said President Muhammadu Buhari recently gave approval to the establishment of the commission. He also said that the Federal Government has reviewed downwards the charges in Unity Colleges from N83,000 to N49,500. The minister said!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Police Foil Plan To Disrupt May 29 Inauguration

The Ogun State Police Command has uncovered plans by some “unscrupulous elements” to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on May 29, 2019. This was revealed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Tuesday in Abeokuta. According to him, the individuals intended to carry out the disruptive scheming on the planned inauguration through orchestrated rallies, processions and assemblies in public places across the State. The statement read: “The Security!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

How Nigeria Will Celebrate May 29, June 12

Ahead of the Nigeria’s democracy day scheduled to hold June 12, 2019, the federal government has released a lineup of events to hold from May 20th till June 12th. Over the years, Nigeria has celebrated democracy day on May 29th, however, the federal government last year, earmarked June 12 as the nation’s new Democracy Day in posthumous recognition of the June 12, 1993 election which was won by Chief MKO Abiola. The government, in a statement issued by the Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

FG Slams ‘Mischievous’ Obasanjo, Demands Apology Over ‘Fulanisation, Islamisation’ Claim

The Nigerian government has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to retract his statement and offer an apology to Nigerians over his recent comments that the aim of the Boko Haram insurgents was to “Islamize” and “Fulanize” the country. Obasanjo had said Boko Haram insurgency has transformed into “West African fulanization, African Islamization and global organized crimes of human trafficking, money laundering, drug trafficking, gun trafficking, illegal mining and regime change.” The former president made the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

VP Osinbajo Presides Over FEC Meeting Ahead Of Valedictory Session

Ahead of the valedictory session fixed for Wednesday this week, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over the meeting. According to reports the vice president had presided over an extended session of the council’s meeting on May 16. Osinbajo has been presiding over the FEC meetings since President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to Saudi Arabia for the lesser hajj. It is now expected that Buhari will be back in the country on Tuesday.

Buhari’s Aide Dares ‘Depressed’ Atiku Over N500m Defamation Suit

President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal assistant on social media, Lauretta Onochie, has said she is not going to lose any sleep over the defamation suit filed against her by the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a Facebook post she tagged “EVIL SHALL NO LONGER HAVE A VOICE NOR SAY, ANYWHERE IN NIGERIA,” Onochie said, “This is in no way responding to the depressed Alhaji Atiku Abubakar whose aides are constantly cooking up disgrace for him, for the sake of their stomachs, instead of!-->!-->!-->…

Nigerians Illegally Detained By The Nigerian Navy

Below are the names of the forty Nigerians illegally detained without trial on the Authorities of the Nigerian Navy, NN. Renowned Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana disclosed this in a letter dated May 19 to the President, Muhammadu Buhari, calling for their release. 1. Captain Dada Labinjo, 2. Lt. Commander Sherifat Ibe Lambert 3. Benjamin Gold 4. Peter Pulle, 5. Pius Paul, 6. Onoja Reuben, 7. Adeleke Adewale, 8. Labinjo Kehinde, 9. Ogunmoyero Oluwasehun, 10. Emmanuel Oputa, 11.!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Emefiele Vows Hell For Economic Saboteurs As He Bags Honorary PhD

Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday, bagged an honorary doctorate degree in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). UNN conferred the honorary degree on the CBN Governor, alongside 50 other people, at a special convocation of the institution held today. Emefiele, who delivered a lecture titled “From Recession to Growth: The Story of Nigeria’s Recovery from the 2016 Economic Recession” at the occasion, gave an insight into what Nigerians should expect from his!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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