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March 21, 2018 8:11 PM Ekweremadu reacts to FG’s move to confiscate his assets

Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, says he has no asset to be forfeited to the federal government as he has declared all his assets with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as required by law. This is contained in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Mr Uche Anichukwu. Reacting, his aide said “The attention of the Office of the Deputy 16

March 21, 2018 1:27 PM Ekiti govt. approves N253.6m Bursary/Scholarships for 3,516 own students

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has approved N253.6 million for 2017/2018 Bursary and Scholarship awards to qualified students in the state, with 871 students getting scholarship award ranging from N60,000 to N1.5 million while 2,645 got bursary award ranging from N10,000 to N150,000. 30 Overseas PhD Students will get N1,500,000 each as scholarship 15

March 19, 2018 8:10 AM 108 Nigerian peace-keeping police withdrawn from Liberia

The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) after five years of service. UNMIL said the remaining 108 Nigerian FPU officers, the last UNMIL uniformed contingent remaining in Liberia, withdrew as part of the UN mission’s termination. “The Nigerian contingent has been deployed in Liberia since 20

March 18, 2018 11:10 AM Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats

Russia President Vladimir Putin has expelled 23 British diplomats from Russia. This action is coming shortly after 23 Russian diplomats were expelled from the UK following a nerve attack on former spy Sergei Skripal in the Salisbury, England. Asides expelling British diplomats, Russia also shut down the UK consulate in St Petersburg and the British Council 15

March 16, 2018 2:22 PM How man raped 3-year-old girl to death in Katsina

A 50-year-old man, identified as Sani has landed in prison custody for raping his neighbour’s three year-old-daughter to death in Katsina State. The incident happened in Funtua Local Government Area of the state when Sani allegedly lured the child to a nearby uncompleted building. He was said to have closed her mouth and raped her till she gave up the ghost 20

March 16, 2018 1:16 PM Electoral Act: Sagay carpets NASS, tells INEC what to do if lawmakers override Buhari

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN has criticised the National Assembly for reordering the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election sequence. The constitutional lawyer insisted that what the law says on the matter is clear. He noted that it is only INEC that had been empowered to organize 20

March 15, 2018 5:38 PM Nepal’s Chief Justice Sacked Over Fake Date Of Birth

The Chief justice of Nepal Gopal Parajuli has been sacked following discovery that he had fake date of birth. Under Nepalese law, the chief justice should retire at the age of 65 but media reports that Parajuli apparently turned 65 several months ago. Parajuli, who succeeded Nepal’s first female chief justice eight month ago, accused the country’s leading 22

March 15, 2018 4:44 PM Lagos govt to shut schools indicted for exam malpractice

The Lagos State Government has reached an agreement with private school proprietors to shut down any school indicted by the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC for examination malpractice. The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Idiat Adebule while meeting with the private school proprietors said that some private schools in the state were serial offenders 22

March 14, 2018 4:49 PM South-West PDP crisis: Appeal Court gives verdict

The Court of Appeal, Ado Ekiti division on Tuesday, set aside a ruling of the federal high court in the matter instituted by Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe against the executive of the party in the South West zone. The Federal High Court had ruled in a matter brought before it by Ogundipe that he was still the National Vice Chairman (South West) of the PDP but the executive 24

March 14, 2018 1:16 PM 6 arrested for attacking Governor Bello in Niger

The Niger State police have arrested six persons allegedly involved in attacking Governor Abubakar Bello at Bida town on Thursday, March 8. The Commissioner of Police in Niger, Mr Dibal Yakadi, confirmed the arrests to the News Agency of Nigeria, in Minna. It was gathered that Governor Bello had gone to assess the damage on Bida Old Market, which was burnt 24