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November 16, 2017 4:12 PM Anambra guber: What Buhari told me about Saturday’s poll – Ohanaeze President, Nwodo

He said, “I have made representations to the President who has assured me that the elections will be free and fair. “Ohaneze notes with satisfaction the resolve of the people of Anambra State and all the political parties in Anambra state to turn out for the elections. Not to do so would be a disservice to Anambra State and Ndigbo.” President Buhari 18

November 9, 2017 1:11 PM Kidnappers of Elizabeth Omotosho allegedly demand N100m ransom

The abductors of Mrs Elibeth Omotosho, mother of the National Chairman of the Labour Party, Dr Mike Omotosho, has demanded a ransom of N100 million for her release. The kidnappers on Wednesday contacted the family member and demanded N100m ransom, PUNCH reports. The State Police Public Relation Officer, Mr Akayi Okasanmi, however, said he was unaware 38

November 7, 2017 4:11 PM 2018 Budget: Buhari begs National Assembly to support his economic policies

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday called on the National Assembly to support his economic policies. Buhari made the appeal in his speech at a joint session of the National Assembly, during the 2018 budget presentation. The President noted that his administration was committed to reforming the country’s economy. Buhari also warned against food smuggling 16

November 2, 2017 2:36 PM I don’t like appellations, simply address me as “The SGF”, Says Boss Mustapha

The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said that the public should address him simply as “The SGF” and not add any other appellations. Mustapha who said he claims no superior knowledge over anybody to warrant appellations such as ‘Your Excellency’ also said that those appellations are banana peels. Boss Mustapha 27

November 2, 2017 10:36 AM Metuh’s trial: Court rejects Jonathan’s N1bn request, as Dasuki pleads memory loss

ABUJA – Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, failed to persuade the Federal High Court in Abuja to set-aside the subpoena issued to compel him to testify as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh. The high court, in a ruling delivered by trial Justice 18

November 2, 2017 9:18 AM Maina: Keyamo faults Malami, blasts HoS for ‘whispering’ to Buhari

Festus Keyamo, SAN, has faulted how the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, confronted President Muhammadu Buhari over the reinstatement of former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Commission, Mallam Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service. He also criticised Oyo-Ita’s claim that she called the president aside after the Federal Executive Council 30

November 2, 2017 7:04 AM Why court struck out Jonathan's N1 billion request from Metuh

A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, may have to repeat his request to be given N1 billion before appearing as a witness in the trial of former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisah Metuh. This is because the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, venue of Mr. Metuh’s trial, struck out an application by Mr. Jonathan for the said fund, meant 16

November 2, 2017 6:23 AM ‘I have received 1,124 corruption cases’ – Onnoghen

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday disclosed that his office has received 1,124 corruption cases from various courts across the country since he assumed office in March this year. Justice Onnoghen revealed the figure at the formal inauguration of the Corruption and other Financial Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) 15

November 2, 2017 5:42 AM Dasuki claims memory loss, courts insists Jonathan must appear

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday struck out an application by former President Goodluck Jonathan seeking an order setting aside the subpoena issued on him to appear in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh. The court, presided over by Justice Okon Abang, also dismissed an application 16

November 1, 2017 10:35 PM Edo Pensioners tender unreserved apology to Govt

Following efforts of the Edo State Government at sustaining the monthly payment of pensioners’ entitlements in the state, officials and members of the Local Government Staff Pensions Board Branch of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in the state have distanced themselves from the sponsored protests at Ring Road, Benin City. They expressed their appreciation 22