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Hate speech: IPC warns Nigerian Senate against death sentence


A media watch group, International Press Centre (IPC), has warned the Nigerian Senate against going ahead with the passage of a bill before it, which prescribes death sentence for ‘hate speech.’ The bill was sponsored by the spokesman of the upper chamber, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger). The Centre ...

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Osinbajo reacts to allegation of nepotism against Buhari


Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has spoken on allegations of nepotism against President Muhammadu Buhari. Citing instances of appointees in the current government, Osinbajo said careful analysis had proven that the claims were untrue. In a chat with newsmen in Lagos on Sunday, Osinbajo said: “Look at the cabinet, for example, ...

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Dapchi Abduction: What Service Chiefs discussed in Maiduguri


The Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin, on Thursday, alongside other service chiefs, held a three-hour meeting with troops’ commanders over the search for the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls. The meeting took place at the military Command and Control Centre at the MaiMalari Cantonment. Defence Spokesperson, John Again, a Brigadier-General, speaking ...

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Fayose Makes Fresh Call For Buhari’s Resignation

Fayose Makes Fresh Call For Buhari's Resignation

Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Fayose has made a fresh appeal to 75-year old President Buhari to honourably dismount the horse as former President Obasanjo advised. The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has reiterated his call for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the present insecurity and economic problems ...

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Nigerian Senate uncovers ‘unapproved’ $100million loan

Nigerian Senate uncovers ‘unapproved’ $100million loan

The Senate Committee on Public Account on Thursday disclosed that it had uncovered $100million allegedly spent on four airport terminals. The loan was allegedly obtained by the former Minister of Finance and Coordinator of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. According to the committee, the credit was expended without the approval of ...

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Kano Accountant-General, Aisha resigns

Kano Accountant-General, Aisha resigns (2)

The Accountant-general of Kano state, Aisha Bello, has tendered her resignation. It was reported that Bello sent a resignation letter to the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Thursday. She was recently investigated by the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission for alleged arbitrary release of fund without the governor’s ...

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