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BREAKING: Court orders Ikpeazu to vacate office

Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Govenror

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia to vacate his office immediately. The Judge, Justice Okon Abang, gave the ordered when he delivered a judgment in a case instituted by Uche Ogah of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday in Abuja. Ogah had accused Ikpeazu’s of submitting false information in […]

BREAKING: Bukola Saraki, Ekweremadu, others granted bail

Saraki and Ekweremadu

An FCT High Court, Jabi, admits Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy Sen. Ike Ekweremadu and others to bail. The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted bail to Senator Bukola Saraki and Senator Ike Ekweremadu over charges of criminal conspiracy and alleged forgery of the Nigerian Senate Standing Rules in 2015. Both Saraki and […]

Breaking: Buhari appoints Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as acting IG

Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, Acting IG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as Acting Inspector-General of Police. The president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday. According to the statement, the acting Inspector-General, who hails from Kutigi, Lavun, Niger state, […]

BREAKING: Ambode swears-in LG sole administrators, warns against corruption

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State

Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode this morning swore in the new Sole Administrators for the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas, LCDAs, of the state and warned that he will not hesitate to sack administrators who engage in corrupt practices. The ceremony was performed at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Ambode Sacks 57 LGs/LCDAs Executive Secretaries

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening sacked the Executive Secretaries of the 57 Local Governments Councils and Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs in the State. This followed the resolution of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday that the govenor should dissolve the LGs/LCDAs Caretaker Committees. Ambode, thus, on Thursday evening approved […]

Senate confirms 47 new diplomats

President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday sent a list of forty-seven ambassadorial nominees to the Nigerian Senate for confirmation. Senate President Bukola Saraki made the announcement during a Senate plenary session on Thursday. The names were contained in a letter which was sent to the senate and read on the floor of the upper legislative chamber […]

Breaking: Chad former ruler Hissene Habre convicted of rape

Hissene Habre

A special court in Senegal has convicted former Chadian military ruler Hissene Habre of rape as the verdict was still read for other possible convictions. Human rights groups accuse the 72-year-old of being responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people during his rule from 1982 to 1990. Prosecutors in the court case said he committed […]

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