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‘We reaffirm our vote of no confidence on Police IG” – National Assembly threatens to invoke constitutional power of checking Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands

'We reaffirm our vote of no confidence on Police IG" - National Assembly threatens to invoke constitutional power of checking Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands

  The National Assembly has passed a ‘Vote of No confidence’ on Police IG, Ibrahim Idris and threatened to invoke its constitutional power of checking President Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands. Senate President Bukola Saraki read the resolutions of the lawmakers after a closed-door session which lasted about three hours yesterday. The resolutions were on insecurity ...

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Chief Press Secretary to Enugu state governor, Uwakwe Abugu, dies In India

Chief Press Secretary to Enugu state governor, Uwakwe Abugu, dies In India

The Enugu State Government has announced the death of Mr. Uwakwe Abugu, the Chief Press Secretary, CPS, to the State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. A statement released this evening said Mr. Abugu passed on yesterday June 4th in a hospital in India after a protracted illness. Abugu was appointed chief press secretary in June 2015. Before his appointment, he was the ...

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Final year nursing student gang-raped and stabbed to death in Taraba state

Final year nursing student gang-raped and stabbed to death in Taraba state

A final year student of the school of Nursing and Midwifery, Jalingo, has been gang-raped and stabbed to death in Taraba state. Mercy Victor, who was a student of Midwifery 300level, was returning to school on Sunday night after she went to spend the weekend in town. On her way back to school, at about 10pm – 11pm, she reportedly ...

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”You can’t get information on Buhari’s treatment abroad without his consent” Court rules

''You can’t get information on Buhari’s treatment abroad without his consent'' Court rules

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that information about the amount of taxpayer fund spent on President Buhari’s medical trip to the United Kingdom last year, cannot be released under the Freedom of Information Act without the President’s consent. Delivering judgment in a suit filed by a civil society group, Advocacy for Societal Rights ...

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Group lauds Obaseki’s developmental strides

Group lauds Obaseki’s developmental strides

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged to work with non- government organisations as his administration is open to ideas and public scrutiny, urging NGOs to defend public trust. Obaseki gave the assurance when he received the new executive members of Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOs), who paid him a courtesy visit at Government House in Benin ...

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US deports Nigerian man and revokes his citizenship for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl

US deports Nigerian man and revokes his citizenship for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl

A Nigerian man was deported on Thursday after his U.S. citizenship was revoked in April following his conviction for indecency with a 7-year-old girl, a felony offense which he committed before he was naturalized. In a press release by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Deportation officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed Emmanuel ...

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Femi Gbajabiamila rocked a $3,450 Gucci suit when he gave his wife a N75m G-Wagon for her 50th birthday

Femi Gbajabiamila rocked a $3,450 Gucci suit when he gave his wife a N75m G-Wagon for her 50th birthday

  A few days ago, House of Reps Majority leader Femi Gbajabiamila surprised his wife who was celebrating her 50th birthday with a Mercedes Benz G-Wagon that had customized ‘Assurance’ licence plates. The senator stepped out in a stylish Gucci Heritage Web tape crêpe wool jacket that costs $3,450, approximately N1.2 million See more photos of his outfit below…

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Offa bank robberies: Dismissed police officer admits to killing over 20 persons, gives reason why he ensured he killed policemen

Offa bank robberies: Dismissed police officer admits to killing over 20 persons

The dismissed Corporal turned leader of the armed robbery gang that attacked commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State on April 5th, Michael Adiku has given reasons why he killed over 20 persons including police officers during the robbery incident. Speaking with detectives after his arrest, Adikwu said he deliberately killed the policemen that day because he has scores to settle ...

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Photos: Three suspected ”Yahoo Yahoo boys” arrested in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world

Three suspected ''Yahoo Yahoo boys'' arrested in Lagos, confess to using proceeds to travel around the world

The suspects-Sylvester Osolase, 30; Seyi Ajayi, 36 and Monday Mayaki, 37 were arrested on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at River View Estate, Isheri North, Lagos State, following intelligence report received by the Commission about their activities. The suspects who were dealing in romance and classified scams, confessed to have defrauded several unsuspecting victims around the world. They also confessed to ...

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Pastor gives lady 48 strokes of cane in order to get husband in Enugu

Pastor gives lady 48 strokes of cane in order to get husband in Enugu

        A 39-year-old spinster in desperate search of a husband has told of how she received 48 strokes of the cane from a pastor so she could get a husband. Princess Josephine Uloma, an indigene of Orlu in Imo state, broke down in tears in front of a large congregation in Asaba on Sunday as she told ...

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Photos: President Buhari attends Democracy Day lecture in Abuja

President Buhari attends Democracy Day lecture in Abuja

Yesterday, President Buhari attended the 2018 Democracy Day lecture which held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. He was at the event with President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representatives, RT Hon Yakubu Dogara, SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha, Former INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega at the Democracy Day Lecture.

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Self acclaimed pastor arrested for defrauding his member of millions of Naira

Self acclaimed pastor arrested for defrauding his member

            The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has arrested a self acclaimed pastor and founder Jesus the General Outreach Ministry based in Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos, ThankGod Udechukwu, for defrauding one of his kinsmen who trusted him as a ‘Man of God’. Udechuckwu who hails from Ozalla, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was arrested ...

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We have capacity to overcome challenges — Osinbajo

We have capacity to overcome challenges — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has, on Sunday, declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges it is facing. He said this while addressing State House Correspondents after a special service to observe the country’s Children’s Day held at the Aso Villa chapel, Abuja. “The truth of the matter is that there are always challenges everywhere in every ...

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Invasion of Jonathan’s aide’s house: My 84yr-old mother still in shock – Kuku

Invasion of Jonathan’s aide’s house: My 84yr-old mother still in shock – Kuku

Former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Kingsley Kuku has, weekend, accused the Federal government of “prosecuting him for no reason.” Kuku also cried out that “My 84 year old mother who lives in Arogbo is still in a state of shock.” No fewer than 25 armed policemen from ...

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$16b power project ”I’m ready for probe” Obasanjo dares Buhari

$16b power project ''I’m ready for probe'' Obasanjo dares Buhari

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that he is ready to be probed over the $16b Power Project carried out during his administration. Recall that President Buhari earlier today, mocked the former president for embarking on the power project that cost so much with no result to show for it. President Buhari said the former president had questions ...

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“I only gave her mixture of lime, honey” Lagos prophet arrested over sick woman’s death says

"I only gave her mixture of lime, honey" Lagos prophet arrested over sick woman’s death says

A pastor has been arrested in connection with the death of a female worshipper in the church premises. Prophet Dominic Michael, who heads the Celestial Church of Christ, Jesusegun parish, Santana bus stop in Ajangbadi, was arrested alongside the deceased’s lover, Ifeanyi Eyinna, who took her to the church for healing. The deceased, 25-year-old Ramat Audu, lived with Ifeanyi at ...

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President Buhari meets Senate delegation over Bukola Saraki’s clash with IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Buhari meets Senate delegation over Bukola Saraki's clash with IGP Ibrahim Idris

President Buhari was in a closed door meeting with a 10-man delegation of the Senate over the tussle between Senate President Bukola Saraki and Inspector General of the Police Ibrahim Idris. The meeting, which is taking place at the president’s office inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, started around 1:00pm. Recall that last week, Senate president had informed ...

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Senator Omo-Agege and Ali Ndume appear before investigative panel over ‘Mace’ theft

Senator Omo-Agege and Ali Ndume appear before investigative panel over 'Mace' theft

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege honoured the invitation of an ad-hoc committee drafted to investigate the incident of the chamber invasion. The committee was set up by the Senate and the House of Representatives. Ali Ndume , another senator invited by the committee, was also in attendance on Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, Omo-Agege was on sit as at 12:16 a.m, on ...

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Two killed by unknown gunmen in Southern Kaduna

Two killed by unknown gunmen in Southern Kaduna

      Two persons were killed at Pasakori village, in Jema’a Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna on Sunday night May 20th. Spokesperson for the Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mukhtar Aliyu, who confirmed the incident said the attackers stormed the village around 10pm and shot sporadically killing two persons while three others sustained injuries. Security agents had since ...

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“You must marry corpse of our daughter” family tells killer boyfriend after he stabbed his girlfriend to death because she refused to reverse a curse

"You must marry corpse of our daughter" family tells killer boyfriend after he stabbed his girlfriend to death because she refused to reverse a curse

                The family of 19-year-old Confidence Nwanma, who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend, 24-year-old Saliu Ladayo, has declared that the killer boyfriend must marry her corpse in line with the tradition of the family. Nwanma was allegedly stabbed to death last week by Ladayo in the Oshinle area of Akure, the Ondo ...

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