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The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit filed by President Muhammad Buhari and his Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to challenge the controversial section 84(12) of the Electoral Act. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court, led by Musa Dattijo-Muhammad, unanimously struck out the suit, describing it as an abuse of court...
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Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, charged with alleged conspiracy to harvest the organs of a child in the United Kingdom, face 10-year imprisonment if found guilty of the charges. The couple, who were arrested following an investigation by the London Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime team, were arraigned before Uxbridge Magistrates’...
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The Federal Government of Nigeria claimed it has saved about N10 trillion since the Single Treasury Account (TSA) became fully operational in the country. Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dr. Dasuki Arabi, stated this, yesterday, while appearing at the 43rd Session of the ministerial media briefing organised by the Presidential Media Team at...
AVIATION
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Nigeria’s investment loss to neighbouring countries on Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) was put at $2.5 billion or about N1.25 trillion by 2021 estimates, Rabiu Yadudu, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), disclosed recently. Yadudu explained that the leakage to neighbouring countries was due to the lack of functional facilities in the country. Nigerian...
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has reversed its decision to withdraw the national teams from participating in international basketball competitions. The reversal was announced by Ismaila Abubakar, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Sports development, yesterday in Abuja. Recalled that on May 12, the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, announced President Muhammadu Buhari’s...
BUSINESS
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In the face of endless fuel crisis in Nigeria, the petroleum products marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have called for the review of the current single supplier strategy in which the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) is the sole importer of petrol. They urged the federal government...
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By Michael Ayotunde A movement, no doubt, may have started in Nigeria. The feeling here and there is spectacularly electrifying. In a manner that defy explanation, the movement is gathering steam, angling to snowball into an unimaginable force to reckon with – in a nation that is naturally not in sync with revolution or whatever...
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As part of efforts to ensure transparency, inclusiveness, demonstrate sincerity in the Airport concession programme of the Federal Government, and choose the right model, Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika, has led a team comprising officials of the Ministry, agencies and organised labour in the aviation industry on an inspection tour of two successfully concessioned airports....
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*Warns of dire consequences in coming days The World Bank has declared that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policies are undermining the business environment within the country, placing Nigeria on a fiscal time bomb. The global financial institution listed multiple exchange rates, trade restrictions, and the financing of the public deficit as some of...
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A veteran in the aviation sector and President, Aviation Roundtable Safety Initiative (ART), Dr. Gbenga Olowo turned 70 recently.The occasion was used to launch a book in his honour titled: ‘Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners.’The platinum jubilee, which was held in Lagos was attended by top professionals in the aviation industry, delegates from Osun State,...