Day: September 25, 2017

Two out of the five men being prosecuted by the Federal Government for unlawful importation of 661 pump-action rifles into the country have indicated their intention to enter into plea bargain with the prosecution. The defendants – Mahmud Hassan, Oscar Okafor, Donatus Achinulo, Matthew Okoye, said to be at large, and Salihu Danjuma – had […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world leaders in congratulating German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory at the polls. Buhari felicitated with the German Chancellor’s party for producing leadership for the country for over 12 years, and winning another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work. According to Femi Adesina, President Buhari recalled his […]

Security agents have identified the Nigerian suspected to be operating the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Paris, France, it was learnt at the weekend. The government last week said money was being raised from some Nigerians in the diaspora to fund IPOB. Funds were also raised from events, including a football tournament organised […]

Advocacy for Societal Rights Advancement and Development Initiative (ASRADI), has demanded the full disclosure of expenses of President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical treatment in London. This is contained in a Freedom of Information (FoI) application signed by its Executive Director, Adeolu Oyinlola and addressed to the president. It sought to know the actual cost of the […]

The National Executives of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has directed each branch to hold referendum on the type of strike the union should embark on, following the federal government’s alleged refusal to meet the union’s demands. Addressing journalists yesterday, the ASUP National President, Umaru Dutse, said that the demands of the union border […]

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, weekend, pledged Federal Government commitment towards the timely completion of Ibom Deep Sea Port project in Akwa Ibom State. Vice President stated this at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium after commissioning live touching projects to mark the 30th anniversary celebration of the creation Akwa Ibom State. He disclosed that the Federal […]

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong and the former Local Government Chairmen in the state at the week end, quarreled over the ‘Out of Court Settlement ’which they entered into following the sack of the council officials by the Governor in 2015. Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM reports   that the Governor   had on June 15, 2015, sacked the […]

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