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  • IGP IBRAHIM IDRIS

    ‎Idris drags Senate, Saraki to court over summons

    Godwin Tsa, Abuja The hide and seek between the Senate and the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has taken a legal dimension with a suit by the latter challenging his summons by the Senate. In a suit marked FHC/ABJ/ CS/ 457/2018, the police boss is seeking an injunctive order of the Abuja division of…

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  • NADAL

    Tennis: Nadal powers into third-round meeting with Gasquet

    AFP Rafael Nadal stormed into the French Open third round on Thursday as he continued his bid for an 11th title by sweeping aside Argentinian Guido Pella 6-2, 6-1, 6-1. The top seed had struggled past lucky loser Simone Bolelli in the first round, but was back to his best as he raced through the…

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  • CAMPAIGN PROMISES - BUHARI

    Buhari has fulfilled his election promises, say gospel bishops

    Fred Ezeh and Gracia Iroaja, Abuja The International Gospel Bishops’ Organization (IGBO) said on Wednesday that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has fulfilled the promises he made to Nigerians in the course of seeking election in 2015. To this end, the umbrella body of gospel bishops in Nigeria said that President Buhari deserves to be commended…

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  • Iguoriakhi

    Obaseki lays off staff, closes College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi

    Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin ‎Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has sacked the staff of the state government owned College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi in Ovia South West local government area and closed down the institution. ‎The institution was established by the then civilian administration of late Ambrose Ali in 1981, closed by the military governors and later…

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  • CLIMATE CHANGE - BAR BEACH - NIGERIA

    Nigeria stands to lose 11% GDP to climate change – IPPAM

    Samuel Bello, Abuja The Institute for Public Policy Analysis and Management (IPPAM) on Thursday said that, by 2020, Nigeria stands to lose 11 percent of GDP to climate change if an aggressive climate policy is not put in place to sustain the social and economic development in the country. Speaking at a one-day public policy…

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  • DEVOLUTION

    S’ South Govs back devolution of power

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The governors of the South South geopolitical zone have taken a firm position to support the growing demand for the restructuring of the country, true federalism and devolution of power. Chairman of the South-South Governors’ Forum and Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, said that the governors agreed to back the…

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  • YOUTHS

    INEC decries declining youths participation in election process

    Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has blamed the declining youths’ participation in political process on the failure of candidates to fulfill campaigns promises, loss of confidence in electoral commission, electoral fraud, cumbersome electoral process, insecurity and violence. Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, represented by National Commissioner and chairman Board…

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  • COMMISSIONER

    EFCC receives 240 cases in Borno in 5months

    Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it received 240 petitions from individuals and organisations on alleged financial crimes in Borno State between January and May this year. Head of EFCC Zonal Office, Maiduguri, Aminu Aliyu, told newsmen, in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, on Thursday, that the commission filed 20 of…

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  • BAUCHI

    Salaries: ATAP-ASUP gives 7-day ultimatum to Bauchi govt, demands sack of HoS

    Paul Orude, Bauchi Bauchi State Government-owned Abubakar Tatari Polytechnic (ATAP) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has given a 7-day ultimatum to the State Government over what it described as “salaries irregularities.” The ultimatum was contained in a press statement issued and signed by the chapter Chairman, Comrade Bala Mohammed Yakubu. The…

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