Month: September 2018

The Lagos State Customary Court bench received a boost in its workforce on Tuesday as 18 new presidents and six members were added. The 24 new judicial officers, who took their oath of office in the courtroom of the Chief Judge of Lagos State at the state high court in Ikeja, were charged to commit …

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n the meantime the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Osun State Governorship election coming up on September 22, Ademola Adeleke, says he is confident of winning the election. Adeleke said this during a town hall meeting organised by Oduduwa Youth Development Initiative in Osun State on Wednesday. he said he will surely dance to government house by winning all the Local Government areas in Osun State on Saturday. Adeleke added that his love for dancing dates back to his school days when he used to go for a dancing competition. Senator Adeleke also took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration in the state. He said anyone who fails to pay his or her labourers is wicked. he said anybody who fails to pay his or her labourers is wicked promising that when he get to power he will overturn it by ensuring that the welfare of every worker in the state is catered for.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Osun State Governorship election coming up on September 22, Ademola Adeleke, says he is confident of winning the election. Adeleke said this during a town hall meeting organised by Oduduwa Youth Development Initiative in Osun State on Wednesday. he said he will surely dance to government house …

n the meantime the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Osun State Governorship election coming up on September 22, Ademola Adeleke, says he is confident of winning the election. Adeleke said this during a town hall meeting organised by Oduduwa Youth Development Initiative in Osun State on Wednesday. he said he will surely dance to government house by winning all the Local Government areas in Osun State on Saturday. Adeleke added that his love for dancing dates back to his school days when he used to go for a dancing competition. Senator Adeleke also took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration in the state. He said anyone who fails to pay his or her labourers is wicked. he said anybody who fails to pay his or her labourers is wicked promising that when he get to power he will overturn it by ensuring that the welfare of every worker in the state is catered for. Read More »

The Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello on Wednesday inaugurated the Nyanya Judicial Division of the court and warned lawyers against engaging in sharp practices. Bello said the new court located in Nyanya, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory would help reduce the workload of the judicial division. He …

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Gunmen kill Okowa’s SA on investments in Benin.

Supected gunmen have reportedly killed Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s Special Adviser on Investments, Sunday Ozege, along the Benin bypass road in Edo State. The incident took place on Tuesday when the deceased was said to be returning to Asaba, the Delta State capital from Benin. Okowa, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles …

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Oil theft: Navy reads riot act to criminals in Niger Delta.

The Nigerian Navy has again warned suspected oil thieves and other criminal elements in the Niger Delta region to repent, saying that anyone caught in its new strategy will be made to face the full wrath of the law. The Flag Officer Commanding of the Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral Saidu …

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Benue Government Confirms Receipt Of N14.9bn Paris Club Refund.

The Benue State Government has received N14.9 billion, its final tranche of the Paris Club refund from the Federal Government. Governor Samuel Ortom confirmed the receipt of the fund, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, on Thursday. The governor says 80% of the funds will be used for payment of salaries, …

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A tearful Cristiano Ronaldo was controversially sent off as Juventus claimed a hard-fought win at Valencia. The Portuguese forward, making his Champions League debut for Juve, appeared to grab Valencia defender Jeison Murillo’s hair as they tangled off the ball midway through the first half and referee Felix Brych consulted his assistant behind the goal …

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US President Donald Trump toured storm-battered areas of the Carolinas on Wednesday, handing out meals to residents and promising the “100 per cent” support of the federal government to victims of Hurricane Florence. the president said during a briefing at emergency operations headquarters in Conway, South Carolina “Washington is with you. Trump is with you,”. …

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CBN promises ‘equitable resolution’ over sanctions imposed on telecom firm MTN, banks.

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Wednesday said it has commenced a review of the information provided by telecoms giant, MTN, and four banks sanctioned recently over alleged illegal repatriation of funds. The apex bank said the review of details submitted by the four banks, accused of helping the South African telecoms company to illegally …

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Alleged Exam Malpractice: Atiku tackles Buhari.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed deep anger over the police summon to the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Osun State, saying the development was worrisome because it had traits of a fascist government. Abubakar said it was unfortunate that Ademola Adeleke was being trailed by the police when federal agencies aided Nigeria’s …

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Two dead, four wounded as another Nigerian soldier commits suicide.

Another Nigerian Army soldier, who is a staff sergeant attached to 192 Battalion in Gwoza, Adegor Okpako has committed suicide in Borno State on Wednesday. it was learnt from military sources that Okpako also killed another sergeant colleague who was only identified as Saka. Three soldiers and a member of the civilian joint task force …

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FG Suspends Planned National Carrier, Nigeria Air.

The Federal Government has suspended the proposed new National Carrier, Nigeria Air. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Serika, made the announcement on Wednesday through his Twitter handle. He, however, gave no reason for the decision.  The Federal Government’s decision to suspend a new national carrier follows its unveiling two months ago. During its unveiling …

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