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January 12, 2018 6:44 PM Nigerian Navy effects major shake-up, redeploys 30 Rear Admirals

The Nigerian Navy has announced a major shake up in its various Commands positions with the redeployment of 30 Rear Admirals. A statement signed by the Acting Director of Naval Information, Nigerian Navy Headquarters, Abuja, Captain Suleman Dahun, added that said three new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) have been appointed. They new FOCs are Rear Admiral 19

January 12, 2018 8:00 AM Suspected killer of British missionary, army captain arrested

The Nigerian military on Thursday arrested notorious kidnapper, Mr. Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, also known as Karowei. It was learnt that Karowei was allegedly behind the abduction and subsequent killing of one of the four British missionaries at Enekorogha community, Burutu council area of Delta State last year. Karowei is also alleged to have masterminded 21

January 8, 2018 3:20 PM Buhari meets Gov Bindow, Sylva in close-door

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday afternoon, received Adamawa State Governor, Jubril Bindow, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, also arrived the President’s office at noon. It is not clear if the duo were holding separate meetings or a joint parley. Bashir Ahmad, Buhari’s personal assistant on new media 17

January 5, 2018 7:20 AM Jonathan deserves credit – Ben Bruce tells Buhari

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP – Bayelsa east), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to give credit to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and not take all the glory for every policy and project under his administration. He said this in reaction to Buhari’s commissioning of new locomotives and rail passenger coaches for the Kaduna–Abuja train service at Rigasa 22

January 4, 2018 5:54 PM Abductors of Bayelsa Monarch’s wife demand N5m ransom

The kidnappers of Mrs Tina Inegbagha, wife of the Paramount Ruler of Ayakoro community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa have demanded N5 million ransom. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs Inegbagha, who spent the Christmas and New Year at the kidnappers den, was abducted at the palace of her husband on Dec. 16, 2017. Mr Majesty 25

December 16, 2017 7:06 AM Ahmed Bello appointed new Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police

The Inspector–General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris Kpotum, has approved the appointment of Mr. Ahmed Bello as new Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa State. The command’s Spokesman, Kennedy Idirisu, disclosed this on Friday in Lafia. The new police commissioner, until his posting, was in charge of Homicide Section, Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation 24

December 13, 2017 7:44 AM Russia 2018: Nigeria can win World Cup – Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Sports has said that as far as they were concerned, the Eagles could win the World Cup. They also pledged total support to the national team towards the Russia 2018 World Cup campaign. The committee also commended the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for its efforts towards transforming the country’s 34

December 4, 2017 11:26 AM Ben Bruce Speaks On Atiku’s Defection To PDP — OsunDefender

Senator representing Bayelsa East, Mr Ben Murray Bruce has declared Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the Nigeria’s next president following his formal return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Atiku who had defected from the All Progressives Congress made known his intention to rejoin his former party, PDP through a Facebook broadcast on Sunday. Senator Bruce 31

December 4, 2017 10:02 AM Ben Bruce reacts to Atiku Abubakar’s defection to PDP

Ben Murray Bruce, Senator representing Bayelsa East says Atiku Abubakar is Nigeria’s next president following his formal return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Senator Bruce in his tweet said it was time Buhari was removed, adding that PDP had a good retirement plan for him come 2019. He wrote “Just [email protected], the next President of Nigeria 35

November 27, 2017 7:55 PM NJC nominates 14 new judges for Appeal Court [FULL LIST]

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended 14 judges for appointment to the Federal Court of Appeal. The nomination list was divided into two categories namely; Priority and Reserved. The Priority category lists Justice P.A Mahmoud from Benue state, Justice F. Ojo from Kwara state, Justice I.G Abundaga from Nassarawa state, Justice M.B Idris 77