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The Presidential Election Petition Court today refused to recognize the presence of Labour Party after two officials announced they were representing it in court. The court however recognized and recorded the presence of the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi. The problem began when Duda Manuga, who sat beside Obi, stood up to announce her presence […]

Gunmen have killed four people identified as two officials of the United States embassy and two policemen in Anambra State. Anambra State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga said in a statement that the incident happened along Atani, Osamale road in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state. Ikenga said the hoodlums after killing […]

The police today confirmed the arrest of five persons in connection with the recent killings of over 50 People in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State. Spokesman of the Plateau State Police Command, Alfred Alabo who disclosed this in a statement in Jos also confirmed that the attackers vandalized two Hilux vans belonging to […]

A Magistrate Court in Yaba on Tuesday granted bail to Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti on the condition that the defendant produces two sureties one of whom must own landed properties in Lagos State. Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun also ordered police to complete their investigation into the incident around the assault charges against the defendant within 48 […]

The Federal executive council (FEC) has approved 3.04 billion naira for the procurement and installation of a taxi lighting system and photometric pattern for the airports in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja. Minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the council also approved funds for the provision of equipment in airports all over […]

The Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) has commenced the establishment of its PCRC offices in the UK, Canada, and Saudi Arabia, respectively. National Chairman of PCRC, Ibrahim Mogaji, stated this during a visit to The  Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa in Abuja. Mogaji said  the current administration of the PCRC has made tremendous […]

The Lagos State Government has urged residents to plan their movement in and out of the Lekki-Epe corridor between 8 am and 2 pm ahead of the commissioning of the Dangote Refinery by President Muhammadu Buhari on May 22. The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, who issued the alert in a statement, […]

Police and other security agencies in Ondo have expressed readiness towards flushing out criminals from forests in the state. The new state Police commissioner, Taiwo Jesubiyi, while speaking with journalists in Akure, said the command under his leadership would review the existing strategy and make the state uninhabitable for criminals. He explained that his command […]

The federal government has described as “unnecessary” the planned five-day warning strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors.   The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors had declared a five-day warning strike from Wednesday 17th May and end Monday 22nd May to press home their demands of immediate increment in the Consolidated Medical Salary Structure […]

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued another chibok school girl, Saratu Dauda The Theatre Commander, North-East Joint Operation, Hadin Kai, Major General Ibrahim Ali while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri said Saratu was rescued on May 6, this year, by troops of 21 armored brigade during clearance Operation in Ukuba in Sambisa forest in Bama […]

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