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Trader slams N45m suit on PDP, Saraki, Atiku, others over unauthorised use of photograph for campaign

Trader slams N45m suit on PDP, Saraki, Atiku, others over unauthorised use of photograph for campaign A Lagos-based trader, Mrs. Amuda  Adeleke, has instituted a suit before the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who was the Director-General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation during the 2019 General Elections, for using her picture on campaign billboards without her consent. Joined in...... more

Akwa Ibom Assembly lashes Governor Emmanuel over poor quality roads

Akwa Ibom Assembly lashes Governor Emmanuel over poor quality roads The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Tuesday, slammed Governor Udom Emmanuel over what it described as poor quality of roads across the state. The Assembly bluntly told the governor that roads constructed by his administration will not stand the test of time despite huge funds allocated for the construction of...... more

21 new kings in Ibadan lose crowns as court quashes case

21 new kings in Ibadan lose crowns as court quashes case The crisis rocking the Olubadan-in-council was put to rest, on Tuesday, as the Oyo State Government withdrew their crowns as part of the condition for a settle-out-of-court proposal made by the state government.  The Court of Appeal, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state, had on August 23, 2019 referred parties in the...... more

Irate youths machete rape suspect to death

Irate youths machete rape suspect to death Youths of Umuiwuogu Umuabali, in Ishi-Ubomiri autonomous community, in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State have lynched a rape suspect, Mr. Paschal Uba. Uba, 41, was also an indigene of the village. He was suspected to have attempted to rape a woman, simply identified as Mrs. Ebere, who had gone...... more

Nigeria loses N450bn annually to poor sanitation — Osinbajo

Nigeria loses N450bn annually to poor sanitation — Osinbajo Nigeria loses a hefty N450 billion annually to poor sanitation, with open defecation accounting for one third of the amount, Vice- President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said yesterday. He spoke while launching the National Action Plan to put an end to the practice of open defecation in the country. The Action Plan...... more

Appeal Court affirms Ihedioha’s victory as Imo Governor

Appeal Court affirms Ihedioha’s victory as Imo Governor The Appeal Court has affirmed Emeka Ihedioha’s victory as the Governor of Imo State. A five-man panel of the appellate court, led by Justice Oyebisi Omoleye, delivered the judgment on Tuesday following an appeal filed by the Action Alliance, All Progressive Grand Alliance and the All Progressives Congress challenging the election...... more

Rivers serial killer: Court orders Police to produce second suspect

Rivers serial killer: Court orders Police to produce second suspect Rivers State High Court, in Port Harcourt, has ordered the Police to provide in court the second accused person, Nemi ThankGod, in connection with the killing of nine women in different hotels in the state. Justice Adolphus Enebeli gave the order yesterday following an application by the prosecutor and Attorney-General of...... more

Nigerian Army decorates 23 new Generals

Nigerian Army decorates 23 new Generals The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, decorated the newly promoted Major Generals and Brigadier Generals with their new ranks. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the decorated generals comprising one major general and 22 brigadier generals are among the recently promoted officers by the army authorities....... more

Corruption: Buhari asks NASS to speedily pass Special Crimes Court Bill

Corruption: Buhari asks NASS to speedily pass Special Crimes Court Bill President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the National Assembly (NASS) to fast-track the passage of the Special Crimes Court Bill. He made the call on Tuesday at the National Summit on “Diminishing Corruption in the Public Service”. The President also urged the judiciary to embrace and support the creation of special...... more

Oyo PDP to APC: Only killers, thieves will celebrate Kogi election outcome

Oyo PDP to APC: Only killers, thieves will celebrate Kogi election outcome The Oyo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, berated the State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for celebrating the polluted electoral process which took place during the Kogi State governorship election held on November 16. The Oyo PDP, in a statement by its Publicity Secretary,...... more

Women Arise demands investigation into murder of Acheju Abu

Women Arise demands investigation into murder of Acheju Abu Women Arise, on Tuesday, expressed outrage over the killing of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and gubernatorial campaigner, Mrs. Acheju Abuh, by political thugs after the controversial election held in Kogi State, on Saturday. Women Arise said in a statement by the President, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, that  “reports we received say...... more

Zik’s wife gives 44 widows startup capital

Zik’s wife gives 44 widows startup capital Forty-four widows in the commercial city of Onitsha were, on Tuesday, given startup capital by the wife of the first President of Nigeria, Prof. Uche Azikiwe. This is coming after the completion of six months' training on bread and confectioneries, soap making, bread making, held and hat making. The event, which...... more

Insurgency: NAF to receive 18 aircraft

Insurgency: NAF to receive 18 aircraft The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is awaiting the delivery of 18 aircraft to boost its air asset. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this at the opening of a two-day capacity building workshop on Strategic Communications on Tuesday, in Abuja. Abubakar, who was represented by...... more

Lagos Airport cleaner who returned passenger’s $12,200 rewarded with apartment

Lagos Airport cleaner who returned passenger’s $12,200 rewarded with apartment Four years after returning $12,200 of a passenger found in one of the toilets at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, the Nigerian Government, on Tuesday, rewarded a cleaner, Mrs. Josephine Ugwu, with an apartment and an award for her honesty. The government, according a Sahara Reporters, said it gave Ugwu...... more

FG postpones 2019 Abuja Carnival

FG postpones 2019 Abuja Carnival The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has disclosed the postponement of the 2019 Abuja Carnival.  The government, however, did not give reasons for the cancellation of the carnival earlier billed to hold from 23rd to 25th November, 2019. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Ministry of Information and...... more

A million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda

A million faulty condoms recalled in Uganda Marie Stopes says it is investigating what went wrong with the condoms. A leading charity, Marie Stopes, says it has recalled more than a million condoms distributed in Uganda following concerns about their safe use. Tests had found some of the Indian-manufactured Life Guard brand contained holes or risked bursting, Uganda's...... more

Kwara Governor mourns as varsity loses lecturer, student in auto crash

Kwara Governor mourns as varsity loses lecturer, student in auto crash Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday commiserated with the families of one lecturer and a student of the Kwara State University (KWASU) who died in an auto crash Monday evening. The accident involved one of the university’s buses carrying 15 staff and students. Seven of the passengers were badly injured...... more

Minister announces measures to strengthen NBC, punish hate broadcasts

Minister announces measures to strengthen NBC, punish hate broadcasts The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced plans to take the necessary measures for the amendment of the Act establishing the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to align the regulator with the current realities in the broadcasting industry. The Minister made the announcement in Abuja on Tuesday when...... more

I’ll continue to promote peace in Enugu — Gov. Ugwuanyi

I’ll continue to promote peace in Enugu — Gov. Ugwuanyi Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reassured the people of the state that his administration will continue to promote peace in the state in order to enhance good governance and rapid development. The governor reiterated that his administration will not take the existing peace in the state for granted, stressing...... more

Suspected APC thugs burn PDP women leader to death in Kogi home

Suspected APC thugs burn PDP women leader to death in Kogi home Thugs suspected to be loyalists of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State on Monday set on fire the women leader of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP). PDP Wada/Aro Campaign Council spokesman Faruk Adejoh-Audu made the disclosure in a statement. “The Woman Leader of Wada Aro Campaign Council, Ochadamu...... more

Why helicopter dropped teargas in Kogi during Saturday elections – Police IG

Why helicopter dropped teargas in Kogi during Saturday elections – Police IG The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said the helicopter sighted dropping teargas during last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state was deployed for crimes prevention purpose. Adamu, who said this while briefing journalists after a meeting of Service Chiefs with President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday added that the helicopter...... more

We pay ransom in millions for getting medication to El-Zakzaky - Brother

We pay ransom in millions for getting medication to El-Zakzaky - Brother The family of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has said that they have been exploited and extorted in millions because they want to keep the Sheikh alive. Badamasi Ya’akub, the younger brother to the detained Islamic leader addressing the press on behalf of the...... more

How convicted fraudster pulled off $1m scam from Lagos maximum prison, attends parties

How convicted fraudster pulled off $1m scam from Lagos maximum prison, attends parties A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is currently serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly masterminding a mega scam to the tune of over $1million. This was disclosed in a...... more

Shots fired from unknown helicopter kills 20, injures many

Shots fired from unknown helicopter kills 20, injures many Twenty people were reported to have been killed and several injured when shots were fired from a helicopter outside a Friday imam’s residence in Sadra City, Shiraz province Unconfirmed local reports say on the evening of Sunday, November 17, shots were fired at protesters from a helicopter that had landed at...... more

Stakeholders wade in as bank workers warm up for strike

Stakeholders wade in as bank workers warm up for strike Some financial experts and stakeholders have appealed to bank unions’ to dialogue with their employers to forestall the proposed operation shut down of banks by Jan. 2. The Association of Senior Staff of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI) and the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions (NUBIFI), on...... more

Insurgents flee, abandon gun trucks after failed ambush

Insurgents flee, abandon gun trucks after failed ambush The Nigerian Army says it has recorded another success in the ongoing onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State, north-east Nigeria. A statement from the Army Operations Media Coordinator, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, on Tuesday disclosed that the feat was made by troops of 153 Task Force Battalion deployed at New...... more

Nigerians yet to benefit from N1trn constituency projects, says Buhari

Nigerians yet to benefit from N1trn constituency projects, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians, especially those at the grassroots are yet to benefit from the constituency projects by members of the National Assembly. He noted that despite spending huge sums of money running into hundreds of billions of naira on such projects, the people were yet to feel the impact....... more

10 corpses burnt as fire razes OAU mortuary

10 corpses burnt as fire razes OAU mortuary Reports just filtering in are indicating that a number of corpses have been burnt after an early morning fire razed the morgue of Anatomy Department of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State. The affected corpses are said to be 10 in number. The incident happened on Tuesday morning. Spokesperson of...... more

Sowore is still mobilising thugs while in detention - DSS

Sowore is still mobilising thugs while in detention - DSS Nigeria’s State Security Service on Tuesday said detained rights activist and founder of Sahara Reporters Yele Sowore is still mobilizing “thugs” from detention. Ebony Dollars Shame on the DSS under the nose of GMB and Bichi the Sudanese. What an irresponsible agency. So any protest in the country today is organized...... more

Access Bank appoints Awosika as chairman, Belo-Olusoga retires

Access Bank appoints Awosika as chairman, Belo-Olusoga retires The Board of Directors of Access Bank Plc on Tuesday announced that its Chairman, Mosun Belo-Olusoga, will retire in January 2020. This followed the completion of her 12-year term limit allowed by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s code of corporate governance for Banks and discount houses. Owing to this, the bank,...... more

 

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