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EFCC raid internet fraudsters in Abuja, Edo, Enugu, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have apprehended seven internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, a metropolis at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


FCT indigenes to Buhari:Show we are Nigerians, give us minister

As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to appoint new ministers, the original inhabitants of Abuja have renewed calls for a ministerial slot to ensure equity and that they are Nigerians.

The indigenes centered their demand on a 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal and an enrolled order compelli [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Appeal Court strikes out suit against Ihedioha

The Court of Appeal in Owerri, Imo State, on Sunday, struck out the suit challenging the emergence of Governor Emeka Ihedioha as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election.

The suit, filed by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, who was also an aspirant, had earlier been [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


June 12 not achievement, fix economy- Omini

The National Coordinator of PDP Youth Alliance, Dr. Charles Omini, has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency fix the nation’s economy.

Speaking in Abuja, Omini said June 12 is not an achievement when all sectors of the economy has collapsed.

Omini stressed on t [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Benue assembly elect new leaders

The 9th Benue State House of Assembly has elected its leaders.

Among the leaders is the youngest in the House, 27-Year Old Cephas Dyaku of Konshisha state Constituency who emerged as the Minority Whip.

Our correspondent reports that Hon. Damian Tyoapine Cheme, representing Gwer West Con [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Gombe places Dankwambo under investigation

The Gombe State Assets Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governor of the state, Mr Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.

The committee said the invitation was for the past administration to account for properties it disposed of illega [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


Report: Nigeria is world’s 16th least peaceful country

Nigeria is the 16th least peaceful country in the world, according to the 2019 edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI).

At 148 of 163 countries, the most populous black nation retained its position in the previous year—even though its score rose by 0.025, from 2.873 in 2018 to 2.898 in 20 [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


2019 polls: EU knocks INEC, APC, PDP, others

The European Union, EU, has shared blame to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the two main parties – All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for “severe operational and transparency shortcomings, electoral security problems, and low turnout [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019


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