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‘We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms’ – PDP

'We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms' - PDP

Peoples Democratic Party has said its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu saying that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national newspaper titled ‘PDP list ...

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”SARS officers do not have the mandate to stop and search anybody’s phone” The Nigeria Police Force says

''SARS officers do not have the mandate to stop and search anybody's phone'' The Nigeria Police Force says

At a question and answer session on its twitter page, the Nigeria police force stated that SARS officers do not have the mandate to stop and search anyone as their job description is to tackle robbery, cattle rustling, kidnapping, violent crimes and others.

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Drunk man slips in kitchen and pierces his face with a pan (graphic photo)

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A drunk man slipped and fell into a pan and the handle of the pan pierced his face, with four inches lodged in his eye socket. The horrific accident occurred when the 64-year-old was stumbling around looking for kitchen utensils after having too much to drink. He lost his balance and fell forward towards the kitchen counter where he pierced ...

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320 military personnel will retire from the Nigerian armed forces next week

320 military personnel will retire from the Nigerian armed forces next week

Air Vice Marshal Austine Jekenu, Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) has confirmed that a total of 320 military personnel will retire from the armed forces next week. He told newsmen at the centre in Oshodi, Lagos today that the retiring military men were drawn from the Army, the Air Force and the Navy. “A total of 320 servicemen ...

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Yahoo Yahoo boy jailed over N150K fraud

Yahoo Yahoo boy jailed over N150K fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday secured the conviction and sentencing of one Uke Philip Akhator, an Internet fraudster, before Justice P. I Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State , for offenses bordering on obtaining by fraudulent trick. Akhator who was prosecuted by the Benin Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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Ex-governor, Olusegun Mimiko resigns from PDP, returns to LP

Ex-governor, Olusegun Mimiko resigns from PDP, returns to LP

      A two-term former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, today resigned from PDP and returned to his initial political party, Labour Party LP. Mimiko was first elected as governor on the platform of the LP in 2007 but was not sworn in until February 2009 when the Court of Appeal, Benin declared him as the winner of ...

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Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal orders operation ‘Show of Force’ across Lagos State

Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal orders operation 'Show of Force' across Lagos State

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State command Imohimi Edgal, has ordered all police formations under the command to embark on Show of Force. The exercise will commence tomorrow 14/06/2018, from 0600hrs through 1600hrs across the state. According to the state PPRO, Chike Oti, ‘the operation is to assure Lagosians of the readiness of the command to provide adequate security for ...

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Egypt becomes the safest country in Africa! Even safer than US and UK, according to a new Global poll

Egypt becomes the safest country in Africa! Even safer than US and UK, according to a new Global poll

Egypt has been ranked the safest country in Africa and higher than both the UK and US, according to the annual Gallup Global Law and Order poll where it asked if people felt safe walking at night and whether they had been victims of crime. The survey placed Egypt 16th out of 135 countries, while the UK was 21st and ...

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Tonto Dikeh and Bobrisky lock lips at Tonto’s birthday get together

Tonto Dikeh and Bobrisky lock lips at Tonto's birthday get together

A lot of amazing photos from Tonto’s birthday bash, which lasted all weekend long, has been shared on the internet, but this one of Nigerian crossdresser Bobrisky kissing the celebrant has generated a lot of Buzz on social media. Bobrisky shared the clip showing them kissing with a text that reads: “My sis Tonto” and lovestruck emoji. From his caption, ...

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US arrests 30 Nigerians in crackdown on email scammers

US arrests 30 Nigerians in crackdown on email scammers

The United States of America has arrested 74 people, 30 of whom are Nigerians, as part of the effort to combat email scam artists. Those arrested consist of people who convince correspondents to wire them money for fraudulent activities, BBC reports. The US said such scams are prevalent and pledged to pursue perpetrators “regardless of where they are located”. Following ...

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” It’s confusing for Buhari to honour Abiola and admire his tormentor-in-Chief, Sani Abacha” Soyinka says in front of Buhari

'' It’s confusing for Buhari to honour Abiola and admire his tormentor-in-Chief, Sani Abacha'' Soyinka says in front of Buhari

Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka yesterday told President Buhari that honroing late Chief MKO Abiola and praising his ”tormentor in chief” was quite confusing. Prof. Soyinka spoke at the Presidential Villa during the conferment of posthumous award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on the presumed winner of the June 12 presidential election, the Late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale ...

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Lagos State CBD dismiss two enforcement officers over cases of extortion and illegal arrest of residents

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The Lagos State Central Business District has dismissed two of its enforcement officers over cases of extortion and illegal arrest of residents. Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Central Business Districts, Prince Olarenwaju Elegushi said the measure was taken against the officers to instil discipline, re-orientate and awaken a renewed mindset amongst staff, monitoring officers as well as ...

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Ex-Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye, weeps as court sentence him to 14 years imprisonment for N1.1bn fraud

Ex-Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye, weeps as court sentence him to 14 years imprisonment for N1.1bn fraud

Former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption. Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory High Court yesterday found him guilty of diverting N1.162 billion state ecological funds while he was governor between 1999 and 2007. He was first arraigned on a 23-count charge for the offence in 2007. The presiding judge ...

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Photos from the June 12th investiture/conferment of national awards on MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi , Babagana Kingibe

Photos from the June 12th investiture/conferment of national awards on MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi , Babagana Kingibe

The June 12 investiture and conferment of national awards on late MKO Abiola the presumed winner of 1993 presidential election, and Humanrights lawyer Late Gani Fawehinmi and Abiola’s running mate in the 1993 election Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, took place at the state house Abuja yesterday, June 12. The ceremony was attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors, National Assembly members ...

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Eight people die on Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash

Eight people die on Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash

Eight people died yesterday in an accident involving a white Toyota Hiace bus and a blue Mack truck opposite Wichtech Roofing and Pipes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Babatunde Akinbiyi, Public Relations Officer, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. He stated that the accident was caused by speeding and ...

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APC Convention Committee Member full of fears

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There is huge tension over the forthcoming National Convention of the All Progressives Congress. According to a member of the Convention Committee, there is uncertainty surrounding the event as the party has been deeply fragmented by events of the past few weeks. “We are in a state of confusion as I speak. There is no direction nor purpose. There is ...

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President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari has signed into law a bill that prevents a vice-president who completes a president’s tenure from contesting twice. The senior special assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang, disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja today June 8th. The law also applies to a deputy governors who complete the tenure of a governor. “I just want ...

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Femi Falana backs son, Falz over controversial video

Femi Falana backs son, Falz over controversial video

A human rights activist and renowned lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN) has dared the Muslims Rights Concern, MURIC, to sue his rapper son,Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz to court if they are aggrieved by his trending “This is Nigeria” video. It would be recalled that the group during the week released a statement ordering Falz to take down “This is Nigeria” ...

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23 travelers including a nursing mother kidnapped along Birnin-Gwari road

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At least 23 travelers including a nursing mother were kidnapped along the Birnin-Gwari road in Kaduna state yesterday, June 8th, 2018. According to reports, the kidnappers intercepted the commercial bus they were travellering in at Kwanar-Tsauni, between Udawa and Labi villages. Mohammed Kebi, a commercial driver who witnessed the incident, said at least five vehicles were intercepted by the kidnappers ...

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”Buhari, call your security agents to order” Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

''Buhari, call your security agents to order'' Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed concerns over the alarm by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Federal Government plans to arrest him using trumped up charges. In a statement he released this evening, the former Vice President who served under Obasanjo, said the alarm raised by the former president is disturbing. He called on President Buhari to call ...

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