INVESTIGATE ALLEGATION ABOUT JUDGES WORKING FOR APC, PDP TASKS CJN

INVESTIGATE ALLEGATION ABOUT JUDGES WORKING FOR APC, PDP TASKS CJN The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sent a message to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ariwola, urging him to set up a judicial panel and investigate the All Progressives Congress (APC) over claims that certain persons in the judiciary, particularly at the Appeal and Supreme courts, do the …

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SIMON EKPA, A MENACE TO NIGERIA – CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

SIMON EKPA, A MENACE TO NIGERIA – CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF Appearing before the House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 21, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Musa, has declared that Simon Ekpa is a menace to Nigeria Musa said Finland must explain why it continues to protect the separatist leader, adding that the Finland Ambassador to Nigeria …

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OHANAEZE REVIEWS OWN CONSTITUTION

OHANAEZE REVIEWS OWN CONSTRUCTION The National Executive Committee of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has set machinery in motion for the review of its 2003 Constitution, to accommodate current happenings and developments in the polity. The 2003 Constitution which was a product of a constitutional crisis that took place at Imeobi Ohanaeze held at the Hotel Presidential, Enugu on November 24, 2003. …

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RISING INFLATION PUSHES MORE NIGERIANS INTO POVERTY UNDER TINUBU GOVT

RISING INFLATION PUSHES MORE NIGERIANS INTO POVERTY UNDER TINUBU GOVT Nigeria’s rising inflation continues to bite harder, pushing more citizens into poverty as the cost of living and purchasing power shrink under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration. This is as headline inflation increased 24 times in two years to 27.33 per cent in October, propelled by food inflation, which soared …

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NIGERIAN WHO RENOUNCED CITIZENSHIP EXPELLED FROM HIS NEW COUNTRY

NIGERIAN WHO RENOUNCED CITIZENSHIP, EXPELLED FROM HIS NEW COUNTRY Edwin Ijeoma, a professor of public sector economics at the University of Fort Hare, who renounced his Nigerian citizenship, has been expelled from his new country Mr Ijeoma arrived in South Africa in 1998 to study at the University of Pretoria. He is now accused of bigamy Having earlier renounced his …

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FG REVOKES 1,633 MINERAL LICENSES

FG REVOKES 1,633 MINERAL LICENSES The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, has revoked 1,633 minerals titles previously given to non-complying mining companies. The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, announced this during a press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. He said the licenses of these mineral title holders were revoked due to failure to pay …

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EACH MILITARY MAN RECEIVES N1,500 AS DAILY FEEDING ALLOWANCE – CDS

EACH MILITARY MAN RECEIVES N1,500 AS DAILY FEEDING ALLOWANCE – CDS The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, has said that each military personnel, including himself, receives a daily feeding allowance of only N1500. Musa advocated for increased funding for the military during a session with the House of Representatives, where the service chiefs and the Inspector General of …

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UPROAR IN SENATE OVER CHOICE OF MINORITY LEADERS

UPROAR IN SENATE OVER CHOICE OF MINORITY LEADERS There was an uproar in the Senate on Tuesday following the announcement of two minority leaders by Senate President Godswill Akpabio. The seats of the Senate Minority Leader and Minority Whip became vacant after the Court of Appeal sacked the former occupants, Senator Simon Davou Mwadkwon (PDP, Plateau North) and Darlington Nwokocha …

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CATHOLIC BISHOPS WANT COLLABORATION WITH MEDIA ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS

CATHOLIC BISHOPS WANT COLLABORATION WITH MEDIA ON SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has called on media professionals in Nigeria to deepen collaboration with the church towards strengthening social communications across Africa. “CEPACS also promotes the Christian dimension in the use of all media in society and in evangelisation, which includes the promotion of the whole person …

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WE’RE WORKING TO ENSURE THAT ELECTION PETITIONS ARE CONCLUDED BEFORE SWEARING-IN – SENATE

Details WE’RE WORKING TO ENSURE THAT ELECTION PETITIONS ARE CONCLUDED BEFORE SWEARING-IN – SENATE The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Electoral Act, Sharafadeen Alli has revealed that the Senate is working to ensure that election petitions are concluded before the swearing-in of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s announced winner. Making this known while speaking on Channels TV’s Sunrise …

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ABBA MORO, OSITA NGWU EMERGE SENATE MINORITY LEADER, MINORITY WHIP RESPECTIVELY

ABBA MORO, OSITA NGWU EMERGE SENATE MINORITY LEADER, MINORITY WHIP RESPECTIVELY Senator Abba Moro of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from Benue has emerged as the new Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate. Similarly, Senator Osita Ngwu from the PDP representing Enugu West Senatorial District has been appointed as the new Minority Whip. Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Senate President, formally …

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NO END TO ACCUSATION OF CRONYISM,FAVOURITISM IN JUDICIARY UNTIL… STAKEHOLDERS

NO END TO ACCUSATION OF CRONYISM, FAVOURITISM IN JUDICIARY UNTIL … STAKEHOLDERS Accusations of alleged cronyism and favouritism in the judiciary will not end until there is a collective effort to clear the Augean stable, concerned stakeholders have said. They said that though the “very embarrassing” claims are not new, the current leadership of the judiciary are duty bound to …

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WIKE SLAMS BISHOP FOR FAILING TO ACKNOWLEDGE HIS PRESENCE

WIKE SLAMS BISHOP FOR FAILING TO ACKNOWLEDGE HIS PRESENCE The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has expressed his displeasure with the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Niger Delta, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Oko-Jaja, for failing to acknowledge his presence as FCT Minister during a church service in Port Harcourt. The incident occurred at the rededication service …

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WESTERN DEMOCRACY NOT WORKING IN AFRICA – OBASANJO

WESTERN DEMOCRACY NOT WORKING IN AFRICA – OBASANJO Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has insisted that Western liberal democracy has not worked for Africa. Obasanjo said liberal democracy does not take into account the continent’s history, culture and tradition. The former President explained that the Western style of democracy failed in Africa because it does not consider the views of …

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NIGERIA ONLY COUNTRY WHERE JUDGES DECIDE ELECTION RESULTS – FEMI FALANA

NIGERIA, ONLY COUNTRY WHERE JUDGES DECIDE ELECTION RESULTS – FEMI FALANA Femi Falana, a senior advocate for Nigeria, has expressed his concern about the prevalent involvement of judges in determining election results in Nigeria. He argued that Nigeria is the only country in the world where election results are decided by judges, emphasizing that this situation should not be the …

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