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BREAKING: Kachikwu Arrives At Presidential Villa To Meet Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu has arrived at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the nation’s capital to meet with the President, Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister arrived at the Presidential Villa at about 11:33 am. The meeting follows few days after Dr. Kachikwu was said to have written to President Muhammadu...

Melaye’s Recall: INEC Withdraws Motion For Substituted Service

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn its motion seeking an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja to serve the recall petition of Senator Dino Melaye. Counsel to INEC, Mr. Yunus Ustaz announced the withdrawal in court after which Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the motion and directed...

BREAKING: Nigeria To Pull Out Of 90 World Organisations

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has decided to pull Nigeria out of 90 world organisations. As part of plans for the country’s exit from the organisations, the Federal Executive Council has mandated a committee to come up with and present recommendations to it for ratification. The decision is as a result of the...

BREAKING: NLC Conference Turns Rowdy Over Restructuring

1 year ago /
Nation 

A conference of the National Labour Congress (NLC) holding in Abuja has turned into a rowdy session. The forum, which held on Wednesday to discuss the restructuring of Nigeria, is being attended by eminent Nigerians including the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III. The fracas followed the comment made by a former governor of...

BREAKING: Sultan Declares Sept. 1, As Sallah Day

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared September 1, 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir day. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council. The statement, made available to reporters in...

BREAKING: Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of More Assets Linked To Diezani

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets valued at $16,441,906 linked the former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission told Justice Abdulaziz Anka that the assets are suspected to be proceeds of corruption. Details later…...

BREAKING: Buhari Meets With Service Chiefs

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with Service Chiefs in his office at his official residence in Abuja. Some of those in attendance include the Chief of Defence; Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Army Staff; Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Air Staff; Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Naval Staff;...

BREAKING: One Killed At Inauguration Of Bayelsa APC Acting Chairman

1 year ago /
Politics 

At least one person has been reported killed during the inauguration of the Acting Chairman of the Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. This follows the violence that erupted at the venue of the event as many supporters of the party gathered for...

BREAKING: Court To Deliver Judgment On Evans’ Suit August 29

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed August 29 to deliver judgment in the Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit filed by Suspected Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as ‘Evans’. More details coming…...

Concerned Nigerians Ask Buhari To Resume Or Resign

1 year ago /
Nation 

Some youth groups under the ageis of Concerned Nigerians have defied the early morning showers in the Federal Capital Territory to protest the non-disclosure of the president’s health status. Speaking at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, members of the coalition say that the long stay of the president abroad has resulted...

BREAKING: Two Suicide Bombers Attack Borno Community

1 year ago /
Nation 

Two Suicide bombers have attacked Molai, a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Borno State. It was gathered that the suicide bombers, a male and female, had attempted to gain entry into the General Hospital at Molai around 5:30 am. In the process, they blew themselves, with the loud explosion...

BREAKING: Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of Assets Linked To Diezani

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of an estate in Banana Island, Lagos. The court also ordered the forfeiture of 37.5m US dollars alleged to have been fraudulently siphoned by a Former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Deizani Alison Madueke. More details to come…...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares Markafi As PDP National Chairman

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has declared Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The 3-man Supreme Court panel led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour in the judgement ruled that Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff ceases to be the party’s national chairman and ordered Ahmed Makarfi to take over the leadership...

Iheanacho Set For Leicester Medicals As Man City Agree £50m Buy Back Fee

1 year ago /

Manchester City Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho will seal a £29m move to Leicester City on Thursday on a four year deal. The 20 year old will have his medicals on Wednesday when he returns back to England after he was given extended break by coach Pep Guardiola due to his engagement...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Affirms Obaseki As Governor Of Edo State

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki for lacking in merit. The apex court said it would give in detail, its reasons for the judgment on July 24, 2017. A seven man panel led by the Chief Justice...

Breaking: Court Dismisses El-Zakzaky’s Suit Against Nigerian Army

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has ruled that the suit filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky against the Nigerian Army, the Chief of Army Staff and two others for alleged violation of his fundamental rights is an abuse of court process. But El...

BREAKING: Kogi Indigenes Submit Petition For Melaye’s Recall To INEC

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Indigenes of Kogi West Senatorial Constituency have submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), demanding the recall of Senator Dino Melaye. Earlier in the month, indigenes of Western Senatorial District Kogi State, started the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly. The exercise which took...

Osinbajo To Sign Budget At 3PM Today

1 year ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will sign the 2017 budget at 3pm on Monday, TheCable has learnt. Bamikole Omisore, media aide of Senate President Bukola, told TheCable that his principal and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, would join the acting president at the presidential villa for the exercise. The budget...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Begins Hearing On PDP Leadership Crisis

1 year ago /
Politics 

The legal battle over the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has continued in the nation’s hightest court. The Supreme Court will today hear the objection filed by the National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, against the appeal filed before the court by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction. The Makarfi-led...

Makarfi Urges Buhari To Hand Over To Osinbajo

1 year ago /
Politics 

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over power to Vice President Yemi Osibanjo pending his full recovery from his undisclosed illness. The chairman of the caretaker committee of the PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, made the call on Thursday, April 27, in an interview with the...


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