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Court Halts NNPC Ongoing Job Recruitment

Court Halts NNPC Ongoing Job Recruitment   The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of a suit filed by one Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Olajengbesi, a public interest lawyer, had commenced the enforcement of the...... more

Oyo To Pass Anti-Open Grazing Bill Before Month End

Oyo To Pass Anti-Open Grazing Bill Before Month End The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Adebo Ogundoyin, on Friday, said that the Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation Bill would be passed by the Assembly before the end of October. Ogundoyin (PDP/Ibarapa East) said this at a town hall meeting, organised in Eruwa by the National Orientation Agency...... more

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC Announces Closure Of Another Section

 Lagos-Ibadan Expressway:  FRSC Announces Closure Of Another Section By George Etakibuebu Users of the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway may be in for additional groaning moments as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced a partial closure of another section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Clement Oladele, Ogun sector commander of FRSC, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. He...... more

Police Disperse Shiites Demonstration In Abuja

Police Disperse Shiites Demonstration In Abuja The police have dispersed a demonstration of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The IMN members came out in their numbers on Friday to protest the continued incarceration of Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of the movement. They held black and red flags while chanting songs. But some police officers fired tear...... more

Kogi Assembly Impeaches Dep-Gov Simon Achuba • Bello Names Onoja As New Dep-Gov

Kogi Assembly Impeaches Dep-Gov Simon Achuba •	Bello Names Onoja As New Dep-Gov The Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday impeached the Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba. There has been no love lost between the State Govenor, Yaya Bello and Achuba. Achuba was removed after the committee set up to investigate the allegations of misconduct levelled against him submitted its report. The seven-man committee...... more

EFCC Arrests Nine For Cybercrime In Enugu

EFCC Arrests Nine For Cybercrime In Enugu By George Etakibuebu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office on Friday arrested nine suspected cyber crime fraudsters at Mexmemphis Properties and Apartments, Maryland District, Enugu. According to a report posted by the anti corruption outfit on its website, efccnigeria.org, the alleged suspects, Precious Ibegbulem, Michael Odishi,Ebuka Kenneth,...... more

Death Stalls Trial N14bn Police Pension Fraud • EFCC Moves To Amend Charges

Death Stalls Trial N14bn Police Pension Fraud  •	EFCC Moves To Amend Charges The death of the principal defendant, Esai Dangabar, who was facing charges alongside others has stalled the trial of N14billion Police Pension Fraud just as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday October 17,  2019, filed a motion before Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf of the Federal High Court, sitting...... more

Makinde Speaks Of Elaborate Water-tight Security Architecture •To Launch Vigilante Services

 Makinde Speaks Of Elaborate Water-tight Security Architecture •To Launch Vigilante Services Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has spoken about an elaborate, water tight security architecture to be unveiled soon, saying that the state is ready to launch the Oyo State Development Association for Socio-Economic Renaissance (OYODASER) and the state’s Vigilante Services. The Governor, who was speaking during a courtesy visit to...... more

There’s No Hunger In The Land - Agric Minister

There’s No Hunger In The Land - Agric Minister At a time when many Nigerians are complaining about pervasive hunger, lack and general economic hardship, which they say have been exacerbated by the recent closure of land borders, the Federal Government thinks otherwise, saying there is no hunger in the land. The Cable reports that the Minister of Agriculture and...... more

Rumoured Wedding: Hundreds Of Worshippers Join Buhari For Juma’at Prayer At Aso Rock Mosque

Rumoured Wedding: Hundreds Of Worshippers Join Buhari For  Juma’at Prayer At Aso Rock Mosque Hundreds of Muslim faithful on Friday joined President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the weekly two raka’at prayer at the Aso Rock Mosque, Abuja. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), presidential aides, some cabinet ministers and former governor of Zamfara, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, were among the personalities at the mosque....... more

Kwara To Fund Social Programmes With Recovered Loot

Kwara To Fund Social Programmes With Recovered Loot     Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said on Friday that looted funds recently returned to the state would go into social investment programme to benefit the poor. “By the grace of God, this money will go into social investment programme of the state. It is going into lifting thousands of...... more

Budget 2020: You Can’t Travel Now, Buhari Tells Executive Body Members

Budget 2020: You Can’t Travel Now, Buhari Tells Executive Body Members Following the presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended with immediate effect all forms of international travels by all Cabinet Members and Heads of Government Agencies. This is to enable ministers personally lead the process of budget defence at the National Assembly.  This...... more

Corruption: Tell Buhari The Truth PDP Challenges Sagay

Corruption: Tell Buhari The Truth PDP Challenges Sagay The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, to dare tell President Muhammadu Buhari the truth about the true nature of corruption in the country now. It also asked the President to stop blaming the 8th National Assembly for its inability...... more

Gov AbdulRazaq Sends Six Commissioner-Nominees To Assembly

 Gov AbdulRazaq Sends Six Commissioner-Nominees To Assembly Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday sent to the House of Assembly a list of six additional commissioner-nominees, comprising top-notch professionals and administrators with rich political backgrounds. This comes a few weeks after AbdulRazaq unveiled a list of four women commissioner-nominees, including the 26-year-old Joanna Kolo. The new nominees are...... more

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2019: Nnamani Calls For End To Discrimination Against Women • pays WAEC fees for girls in his constituency

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2019: Nnamani Calls For End To Discrimination Against Women •	pays WAEC fees for girls in his constituency The Chairman, Senate Committee on Integration and Cooperation in Africa/NEPAD, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has advocated for legislation to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women and the girl child. In a statement to commemorate the 2019 International Day of the Girl Child, Nnamani also canvassed for the elimination of negative cultural...... more

Recruitment: Police Commission Drags IG to Court • suspends all promotion exercises

 Recruitment: Police Commission Drags IG to Court •	 suspends all promotion exercises The power tussle between the Nigeria Police Force and the Police Service Commission (PSC) over the recruitment of 10,000 constables approved by President Mohammadu Buhari might have taken a new dimension as the commission has dragged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, to court. Thisday reports that the PSC has...... more

PDP Mourns Demise of Nwabia • Commiserates With Family

PDP Mourns Demise of Nwabia •	 Commiserates With Family The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is shocked and devastated by the news of the death of notable social activist and one of its frontline defender in the social media, Mr. Stanley Nwabia.  According to a ChannelsTV report, the party said “Indeed, our hearts bleed. Nwabia’s death...... more

Kwara explains cracks at Geri Alimi Underpass • Dep Gov Condemns Shoddy Job By Contractor

Kwara explains cracks at Geri Alimi Underpass  •	Dep Gov Condemns Shoddy Job By Contractor The Kwara State Government on Friday explained the crack of some slabs and some portion of the carriageway at Geri Alimi Underpass as due to damages of the 800mm water pipe and the resultant water leakage around the multi billion naira project. A statement by the state Permanent Secretary of the...... more

Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: INEC rejects 14 Nominations, 19 Parties Withdraw • To Publish Names On Monday, Sept 30

Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: INEC rejects 14 Nominations, 19 Parties Withdraw •	To Publish Names On Monday, Sept 30 The national electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday announced the rejection of 14 nominations by political parties for the November 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa considered invalid. Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement issued in Abuja, disclosed...... more

Seyi Makinde eulogises Ladoja At 75 • Says He’s Great, Visionary Leader

Seyi Makinde eulogises Ladoja At 75 •	Says He’s Great, Visionary Leader Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has eulogized former Governor and a High ranking Chief of Ibadanland, Chief Rashid Ladoja as he celebrated his 75 birthday, describing him as a “great and visionary leader and father (figure)”. In a tweet in his verified twitter handle @seyiamakinde, the Governor said “Happy 75th...... more

Okowa congratulates Anglican Primate-elect, Archbishop Ndukuba

 Okowa congratulates Anglican Primate-elect, Archbishop Ndukuba   Delta State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated Most Revd Henry Ndukuba on his election as Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) at the Standing Committee Meeting of the Church on Wednesday in Asaba. Okowa’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary,...... more

Police Rescue 300 Chained Persons In Kaduna

Police Rescue 300 Chained Persons In Kaduna In what appears to be a re-enactment of the horror tales of old time slavery, about three hundred persons allegedly chained together in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been rescued by police officers following a raid at a home allegedly used as an Islamic Centre. ChannelsTV reports...... more

Google’s 21st Anniversary: 21 Things About Popular Search Engine

Google’s 21st Anniversary: 21 Things About Popular Search Engine Popular internet search engine, Google, turns 21 today, Friday,  27 September ! Google is used across the world and it has increasingly become a very important part of the internet for many. As the ICT giant marks the special day, here’s 21 facts you might not have known about your popular...... more

We Didn’t Give Osinbajo N90bn, Says FIRS •Threatens Legal Actions Against Timi Frank

We Didn’t Give Osinbajo N90bn, Says FIRS •Threatens Legal Actions Against Timi Frank The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has denied claims by a political activist, Timi Frank that the agency supported the All Progressives Congress by giving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo N90 billion.   In a statement titled, “RE-Osinbajo in trouble over N90 billion FIRS election fund – Timi Frank” the agency urged Nigerians...... more

Delta Stops Provisional Approvals For Private Schools

Delta Stops Provisional Approvals For Private Schools Delta State Government has stopped the granting of provisional approvals to persons who want to establish private schools. Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, has said. Chief Ukah, who spoke when leaders of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Delta State chapter, visited him in...... more

Lightning Kills 36 Cows On Ondo ‘Sacred Hill’ • It’s an act of God— Town Chief, Miyetti Allah • It’s a natural disaster— Police

Lightning Kills 36 Cows On Ondo ‘Sacred Hill’  •	It’s an act of God— Town Chief, Miyetti Allah  •	It’s a natural disaster— Police     About 36 cows were struck dead on Saturday at Ijare sacred hill in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Vanguard has reported. According to the report , they belong to a herdsman named simply as Ladam based in Kwara State, had come to the hill, known as Oke-Owa,...... more

Bayelsa: PDP Appoints Nimibofa Ayawei DG Diri Campaign Organisation

Bayelsa: PDP Appoints Nimibofa Ayawei DG Diri Campaign Organisation  The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State on Sunday night announced the appointment of Dr. Nimibofa Ayawei as Director General (DG) of the Senator Douye Diri Governorship Campaign Organization. The election is scheduled to hold on Nov 16. Dr. Ayawei, who is Chairman of the Bayelsa State Internal...... more

Sowore: Charges Mockery Of Justice System, Says SERAP

Sowore: Charges Mockery Of Justice System, Says SERAP An Anti-corruption advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has described the charges preferred against Sahara Reporter Publisher, Omoyele Sowore who is convener of the failed RevolutionNow protest as a mockery of the country’s  justice system and urged the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN),...... more

P&ID $9.6bn Judgement: Nigeria Storms UK

P&ID $9.6bn Judgement: Nigeria Storms UK A delegation of Nigeria has left for the United Kingdom in respect of the $9.6bn judgement debt to P&ID. ThisDay reports that Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), disclosed this on Sunday night. The delegation is to meet with the Nigerian legal team on how to the...... more

Rape: Fatoyinbo files preliminary objection • Says Busola’s case ‘statute-barred ’ • Wants #50m damages

Rape: Fatoyinbo files preliminary objection •	 Says Busola’s case ‘statute-barred ’ •	Wants #50m damages The Senior Pastor and Founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has filed a preliminary objection to the suit of  Mrs. Busola Dakolo in the law court over the allegation of rape leveled against him. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had reported on September 9, an FCT...... more

 

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