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Money Laundering: Fani-Kayode’s ‘heart related’ ailment stalls trial

The courtroom at the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court broke into a suppressed laughter on Wednesday when Norris Quakers, the lawyer to former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, told the judge that his client’s complaint of a heart-related ailment should be taken seriously due to recent cases of heart-related deaths. “It is not a Read more

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Reps set to probe Police IG over Peace Corps

Agency Report Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Justice and Equity (Coalition-JE), has written a petitioned to the House of Representatives against the IG of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The group petitioned the House over what it described as “total disregard of court judgments” by the Inspector-General of Police. Hon. Rita Orji, member representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal Read more


Aubameyang joins Arsenal for record fee

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Arsenal for a record fee for the Gunners, a reported £56 million ($79.2 million, 63.7 million euros), from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund, both clubs confirmed Wednesday. The 28-year-old Gabon striker, who has scored 141 goals for Dortmund since joining in 2013, signed a long-term contract with the storied London club. His Read more


Coalition Movement Launched, Not Political Party

Obasanjo’s touted Coalition Movement has been launched just about a week after the former president wrote a scathing letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. The movement was launched at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja, the federal capital territory. On Tuesday, January 23, Obasanjo unveiled a lengthy and critical public statement which suggested the formation Read more

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APC senator, Sheu Sani says ‘El-Rufai committee self-serving, deceiving

‘There will be no restructuring in the country before or after 2019 elections…’ A senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Shehu Sani, has criticised the report of a committee constituted by the party to look into the issue of restructuring. According to Premium Times NG, the lawmaker said there will be no restructuring Read more


Nigerian Army embarks on road construction in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had embarked on road construction project in Sambisa Forest as part of ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Kukasheka said that the army had begun construction of Read more


House of Assembly Aspirant, Bayo Orebiyi Promises Quality Representation, Good Governance

Ogun State House of Assembly aspirant from Yewa South State constituency, Mr Adebayo John Orebiyi has promised to focus on good governance, infrastructural development, unity, peace, employment, quality representation and qualitative education if supported to become a member of the State House of Assembly. Speaking yesterday at a consultation meeting held at Oke Odan town hall, Read more

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Nigeria Customs Boss, Hameed Ali, senators clash over ‘breach of protocol’ – The Cable NG

The Senate and Hameed Ali, the comptroller general of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Monday disagreed over protocol-related matters. The disagreement was a sequel to the visit of the Senate ad hoc committee on waste in the NCS to the customs headquarters, Abuja. The lingering feud between the duo resurfaced Monday as senators and the Read more