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PDP condemns ‘disappearance’ of Gov. El-Rufai

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kaduna State chapter has condemned the sudden disappearance of the governor of the state,Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, saying the state is currently operating in an auto pilot mode. The party equally frowned at the disappearance of the state Deputy Governor, Barnabas Bala Bantex, whom they said left the state without any […] PDP condemns ‘disappearance’ of Gov. El-Rufai [hmp_player]

CCT approves no-case submission request by Onnoghen’s counsel

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Thursday approved the prayer of the Defence counsel, Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen to address the tribunal on a no-case submission. It also directed the tribunal registrar to make available a record of proceedings to Awomolo to enable him prepare his […] CCT approves no-case submission request by Onnoghen’s counsel [hmp_player]

Ex-president arrested over corruption

Former Brazilian President, Michel Temer, has been arrested on Thursday in connection with a large-scale corruption investigation, local media reported. According to News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the 78-year-old was held in the city of Sao Paulo, according to broadcaster Globo News. Temer is under investigation in connection with Lava Jato, Brazil’s biggest-ever corruption scandal. […] Ex-president arrested over corruption [hmp_player]

Rivers election: INEC up to some mischievous moves – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has expressed mixed feelings over the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, timeline for concluding the governorship and state assembly elections that started on March 9. The APC maintained that as a major stakeholder in the Rivers State political space, INEC has not shown sufficient good faith in the […] Rivers election: INEC up to some mischievous moves – APC [hmp_player]

NYSC speaks on killing of two corps members in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Coordinator, Mrs Lotto Bolade, on Thursday reacted to the killing of two corps members by suspected cultist in the State. DAILY POST had reported that suspected cultists on Wednesday night killed two corps members and critically injured another during an attack along School road, Swali in Yenagoa […] NYSC speaks on killing of two corps members in Bayelsa [hmp_player]

Police apologise to NBA over arrest, detention of lawyers

The Police Command in Kano State on Thursday apologised to the state branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over the alleged attack and maltreatment of some lawyers in the state. The state Police Commissioner, Mr. Wakili Muhammad, made the apology when he visited the state headquarters of the NBA located at Farm Centre area […] Police apologise to NBA over arrest, detention of lawyers [hmp_player]

Nigeria election: 1,119 suspects arrested for electoral offenses – Police, military confirm

Police and military authorities on Thursday, confirmed that 1,119 persons were arrested in connection with electoral offences during the Feb. 23 and March 9 elections across the country. Police Spokesman, ACP Frank Mba, made this known in Abuja at a joint news briefing by spokespersons of the police and the military at Defence Headquarters. Giving […] Nigeria election: 1,119 suspects arrested for electoral offenses – Police, military confirm [hmp_player]

What Saraki said about APC, Buhari’s victory, rerun election at PDP’s emergency meeting

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the 2019 presidential election will be short-lived. Saraki stated this at an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja, on Wednesday. According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC defeating PDP’s […] What Saraki said about APC, Buhari’s victory, rerun election at PDP’s emergency meeting [hmp_player]

Presidential committee releases 21 inmates from Edo prison [See names]

The Presidential Committee on Prisons Reforms and Decongestion has released additional 21 convicted inmates in Oko Minimum Prison at Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Committee led by the FCT Chief Judge, Justice Ishaq Bello, had earlier freed 32 convicted inmates in Benin Prison on […] Presidential committee releases 21 inmates from Edo prison [See names] [hmp_player]

BBNaija reunion: Why I disliked BamBam at first – Teddy A

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Teddy A, has revealed why he never liked ex-fellow housemate, BamBam at first. Teddy A disclosed that he never liked Bambam at first because she acts like a “church girl.” The singer made the disclosure during the Big Brother Naija Reunion show aired on Wednesday night. He, however, stated that […] BBNaija reunion: Why I disliked BamBam at first – Teddy A [hmp_player]