Friday, 2nd June 2023
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1 hour ago
Tein Jack-Rich, the frontline presidential aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Sen. George Akume and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over their appointments as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Chief of Staff (COS) to the President respectively. Akume and Gbajabiamila's appointments were announced on Friday by President…
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A Benue State High Court has upheld the suspension of former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu. In March, Ayu was suspended by his Nyorov council ward exco members due to failure to pay dues, abruptly ending his reign as National Chairman of PDP. Ayu was accused by the ward exco…
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The Oyo State Police Command on Friday declared embattled transport leader, Mukaila Lamidi who is also known as Auxiliary a wanted. The Police authorities declared Lamidi who was recently sacked as the Chairman of the Oyo State Park Management System wanted in a press briefing. The move follows a second raid of one of his…
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The governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, has denied a report that claims he declared 9 trillion naira in cash, investment and property assets. Lawal, who was sworn in on Monday, May 29th spoke on Thursday during an interview with the Radio France International (RFI) Hausa. According to Lawal, the people of Zamfara State will…
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Again, the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, on Friday adjourned the petition of the Allied People Movement (APM) challenging the victory of President Ahmed Bola Tinubu to enable parties reference a Supreme Court judgment on double nomination. At resumed sitting on Friday ,counsel for the petitioner, Yakubu Maikasuwa, SAN informed the court that though the…
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Abia State governor Alex Otti has approved the appointment of special advisers, senior special assistants, and special assistants. Press secretary to the governor, Kazie Ukoh, in a statement said appointments include ten special advisers, nine senior special assistants, and two special assistants. According to the statement, Michael Akpara has been appointed as the governor's Special…
8 hours ago
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has refuted a report that he is being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged N4bn fraud. Fayemi on Thursday submitted himself to operatives of the EFCC for questioning at the Ilorin office of the Commission. He arrived at the…
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The University of Lagos (UNILAG), College of Medicine, has inaugurated the Centre for Clinical Trials, Research and Implementation Science (CCTRIS), to enhance capacity in medical research.
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On Saturday, May 27, pupils, parents, teachers and friends of Emerald School Gbagada Lagos gathered together for a day of fun-filled outdoor activities during the school’s 10th Emerald Family Fun Day event.
12 hours ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sought the withdrawal of its amended charge against the Kano Central senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulsalam Abdulkareem Zaura, before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano.
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Lagos State government, yesterday, expressed concerns over the menace of single use polythene bags and plastic bottles, stressing that getting rid of these items has become harder, while increase in its improper disposal portends great danger to human health.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned one Andrew Warri before a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, for allegedly defrauding a new generation bank of N125 million.
14 hours ago
It was a shattered dream for Funmilayo Oseni, as hope of seeing her son, Fawaz Oseni, fulfill his destiny was dashed. The 17-year-old boy was electrocuted on May 26, 2023.
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The Convener of Widows Support Programme, Rev. Cecelia Onitiri, has called for help for widows, especially younger ones. Speaking at the fourth edition of the programme in Lagos, she noted that many widows are abandoned to their fates....
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There appears to be no respite yet for victims of the 2022 flooding in Bayelsa State, as another flooding disaster looms this year Even as experts continue to warn of a more severe flooding in 2023, residents have expresed worries that why most of them were yet to recover their losses...
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Operatives of Rivers State Police Command, yesterday, killed a 28-year-old suspected cultist identified as Azunda Elechi in a gun duel. The Command in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko...
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A Federal High Court, Lagos has remanded a police officer, Jerry Ogunsakin, in Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS) Lagos, for allegedly obtaining by false pretence and unlawful conversion of N128 million.
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Immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Thursday submitted himself to operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The former Ekiti State Chief Executive is presently undergoing intense questioning at the Ilorin office of the Commission. Sources closed to The Guardian disclosed that Fayemi arrived at the EFCC facility at about…
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The governor of Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah, has declared an end to sit-at-home in the state effective from Monday, June 6, 2023, saying such orders were restricting creativity, entrepreneurship, and productivity in the state. He, however, expressed government’s readiness “to engage in dialogue with people, who have genuine grievances towards bringing lasting peace and…
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The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) said it has apprehended 56 roadside operators for examination malpractice in the ongoing 2023 May/June Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. The head of the examination body's national office in Nigeria, Patrick Areghan, announced this on Thursday while monitoring the examination in some government secondary schools in Abuja. Areghan revealed that…
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The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…
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The Upper Sharia Court of Appeal No 1 sitting in Bauchi has issued a bench warrant on the Imam of Dutsen-Tanshi Jumma’at Mosque Dr Idris Abdul’aziz following his failure to appear before the court. Abdul’aziz is standing trial over allegation of incitement of public disturbance of peace and blasphemy. He was alleged to have passed…

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Sets aside Commission's invitation to past, serving Zamfara officials A Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State has declared that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have the powers to invite (by letters, telephone calls or any other means of communication) serving and past officials of the Zamfara State Government for the…
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The Lamidi Apapa faction of Labour Party (LP) has asked the presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi to step down his case at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT), noting that he (Obi) is not showing any seriousness.
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The Nigeria Labour Congess (NLC) has declared a nationwide strike from next Wednesday. NLC President Joe Ajaero made the announcement after an emergency meeting of the union’s National Executive Council (NEC) in Abuja. The congress said it took the decision due to the fuel shortages across the country, following President Bola Tinubu’s inaugural speech in…
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A non-governmental organization based in Jos, Stefanos Foundation on Thursday revealed that about 1,872 deaths, 714 abductions, and 65 injuries were recorded in Nigeria between January and April 2023 alone.
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The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase has said he is building a new Police force that will once again be attractive to the Nigerian youths.