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Senate In Rowdy Session Over Buhari's Alleged Lopsided Appointments - Independent Newspapers Limited

Abuja – The upper chamber of the National Assembly on Thursday witnessed a rowdy session over alleged lopsided appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate directed its Committee on Federal Character to probe all appointments of the ...

Defection: Ortom makes U-turn - Daily Sun

“I am here in APC…I am still flying the flag of APC. I only said I was given a red card. That has been corrected by the national leadership of the party,” he said. Romanus Ugwu, Abuja. The embattled Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has rescinded ...

Buhari mourns as ex-IGP, Coomasie, dies - The Punch

Olalekan Adetayo and Olaide Oyelude. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, commiserated with the family members, the government and people of Katsina State on the death of his classmate and former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Ahmadu ...

Maritime workers issue 21-day ultimatum to FG over Apapa-Oshodi Expressway gridlock - Vanguard

By Victor Ahiuma-Young. Lagos—Shocked by the complete breakdown of law and order by truck drivers on Apapa Oshodi Expressway and the unmotorable condition of the road, leaders of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, have handed down a ...

Dino Melaye: Fani-Kayode reacts to assassination attempt - Daily Post Nigeria

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the alleged assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye. DAILY POST reported that the Senator on Thursday ran into trouble on his way to Isanlu in Yagba East local government council to ...

Car thief nabbed a day after court released him: I needed money to pay my lawyer - Vanguard

By Dayo Johnson Akure—IT was double tragedy for a notorious car thief in Ondo State, Yemi Adeoye, arrested by Police detectives as he confessed that he ventured into the illicit trade to offset legal fees of N250,000. Suspected thief being fed yogurt ...

FAAC: 'FG Plans To Strangulate Some States' - The Tide

An economic expert and Senior Lecturer in the Rivers State University, Prof. Austine Ayodele Momodu says the current discrepancies over the monthly Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) payments to the various states were a ploy by the ...

I got N60,000 when we released Chibok schoolgirls – Boko Haram Commander - Vanguard

By Ndahi Marama. MAIDUGURI—One of the arrested Boko Haram leaders and kidnappers of the Chibok schoolgirls, Mallam Mayinta Modu, alias Abor, aged 23, has revealed that each of them received N60,000 as ransom before they freed one batch of the ...

New Islamist sect, Hakika emerges in Nasarawa - Vanguard

By David Odama. LAFIA—THERE is fear is Nasarawa State, following the emergence of a new sect known as Hakika, operating in Total Local Government Area of the state. The group, with members claiming to be Islamist saints, is currently occupying a large ...and more »

Bloodshed must stop in Nigeria – Sultan, CAN, Ooni, others - The Punch

John Alechenu, Abuja. The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, the National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, have said bloodletting across Nigeria must stop for ...and more »