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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...
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*Insists terrorists largely degraded *Tasks officers on rescue of abducted train passengers Amid divergent opinions held about the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last seven years, he has personally defended his actions and inactions since assuming power in 2015, saying the country is far better off than he met it on assumption of...
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Operators of commercial bus on Tuesday hiked their fares on various routes in Lagos metropolis due to the lingering scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the situation has gone awry as it was reported that the fares were increased by between N100 to N150,...
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THE retired Archbishop of Methodist Church of Ilesa and Ibadan, Ayo Ladigbolu, has made known his desire to ascend the throne of his forefathers, amidst criticisms over his age and religious background. Archbishop Ladigbolu, 84, said he joined the race to become the next Alaafin of Oyo after the demise of former Alaafin, late Oba...
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…INEC extended deadline for party primaries but refused to extend CVR A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday issued an interim order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from going ahead with its plan to end the ongoing voter registration exercise on the 30th of June. The presiding Judge, Mobolaji Olajuwon, made...
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*As hoodlums attack convoy The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, returned to Lagos over the weekend, with mammoth crowd trooping out to receive him. This is coming exactly 12 days after he won the party’s ticket, flooring the likes of Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and former Minister of Transportation,...
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…attack claims one officer, others missing An Army major has been killed in an ambush on a military convoy by terrorists in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State in the early hour of Wednesday. A source who witnessed the incident narrated the situation told HERALD, noting that the convoy belonged to the Nigerian Military...
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Former Vice-President and Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has explained why Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, was selected among the preferred options to be his running mate for next year’s presidential elections. Atiku picked Okowa on Thursday to beat the deadline given by the Independent National Electoral Commission...