Belgore: EFCC’s prosecutor’s absence stalls trial

The absence of the EFCC prosecutor, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, on Thursday stalled the trial by a Federal High Court in Lagos of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mohammed Belgore, charged with money laundering. Belgore is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alongside a former Minister of National Planning, Prof Abubakar Suleiman. The More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Asking Buhari to resign is unconstitutional – Lawyer

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, says it is unconstitutional for some people to be asking for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Ajulo, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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NPC budgets 17.5bn for 2018 census

By Tobias Lengnan  Dapam   The National Population Commission (NPC), said the 2018 population  census would cost the commission 17.5billion.   The Commission’s Chairman,   Eze Duruiheoma who made More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Reps probe scarcity, hike in gas price

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives, has mandated its committee on Gas Resources and Petroleum Downstream to investigate the reasons for the scarcity and incessant hike in the price of liquefied petroleum More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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“Kogi is now a haven for Boko Haram” – Governor Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday said that following the losses suffered by Boko Haram in the north-east, its fleeing members had found a haven in his state. Mr. Bello made the disclosure in Abuja while More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Defection: PDP senators ask Uba to vacate Public Accounts Chair

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Christiana Ekpa The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators yesterday demanded that the Senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba, must vacate his position as the chairman of the Senate More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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FG moves to stabilize food prices

…As Osinbajo meets, Presidential Task Force on rice, wheat   By Lawrence Olaoye   Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has met with members of the Presidential Task Force on rice and wheat over need to stabilize More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Boko Haram razes Borno village, kills 3

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri At least three persons were killed, several others wounded on Sunday afternoon when suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ carried out fresh attack in Yaza-Kumaza village, Askira-Uba More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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NAHCON releases 2017 list of approved hajj operators

By Maryam Garba Hassan The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON ) ,has released the list of this year’s successful Hajj licensed operators. A statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the Commission’s More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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SFCG trains Adamawa journalists on reporting conflicts

From Umar Dankano,Yola.   In an effort to promoting peace journalism in the country especially in crisis prone areas,a United States of America based Non Government Organization,Search For Common Ground(SFCG) More...