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Abuja Court Adjourns Melaye’s Case Indefinitely On Health Grounds

Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday adjourned indefinitely the trial of Senator Dino Melaye, being tried for allegedly giving false information. Melaye, representing Kogi West, was dragged to court on two counts bordering on giving false information, offences he denied committing. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the judge, on Wednesday, adjourned until May 17, and ordered ...

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Ex-PDP Chair, Ali Modu-Sherrif, Meets Buhari, Shuns Journalists

A former National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu-Sherrif, on Thursday avoided journalists after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The Punch reported that the meeting, which lasted about an hour, was held inside the President’s office. On arrival at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for the meeting about 2.40pm, Sherrif had promised to speak with ...

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Ekwunife, Danbazzau, Eweka, Zwingina, Elegbeleye, 69 Others Head APC State Congresses, Appeal Committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday inaugurated 5-member State Congress Committees to conduct Congresses in different states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday. Three-member committees were also inaugurated to entertain appeals that may arise from the State Congresses. Some State Congress Chairmen are Pius Odubu (Adamawa); Gen. Danjuma Danbazzau (Taraba); Prince Austin Eweka (Kano); Sen. Domingo Obende ...

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Ramadan: Corps Marshal Congratulates Muslims, Enjoins Safety

With the official announcement of commencement of Ramadan fast by the Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, His Eminence, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, following the sighting of the new moon, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has congratulated the Muslims on the commencement of  the spiritual exercise, ...

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2019 Imo Guber: Group Commends Opara-Ndudu For Declaration, Pledges Support

A non-political group, known as Association of Concerned  Indigenes  of Imo State (ACIIS), has commended Nick Opara-Ndudu,  a banker and former commissioner , for his  decision to  vie for governorship position  in 2019  election in Imo State, saying that it was a bold initiative  that would  liberate  Imolites from current socioeconomic and  political slavery in the state. The group which spoke at the weekend in Owerri, through Zacchaeus Ikwonma, its acting Publicity Secretary, said “the ...

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FRSC To Apprehend Govt Officials Covering Vehicle Number Plates In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) says it will not hesitate to apprehend government officials and other individuals covering vehicle number plates in Anambra state. The commission posited that it was criminal and unlawful for people to cover their vehicle number plates while using the roads and that such practice was suggestive of an ulterior motive on ...

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Onitsha-North Goes Tough On Criminal Elements

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Transition Committee Chairman of Onitsha-North Local Government Area of Anambra State Hon. Patrick Aghadinuno Mba has said that the council authority has taken a decision to  unleash war on criminal elements in the area. He said the decision became necessary following the heinous activities being carried out by hoodlums lurking in the area due to the commercial ...

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Anambra To Spend N10 Bn On Erosion Control

… ranks least in landmass Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Government says plans are underway to spend about N10 billion on erosion control in some erosion-infested areas across the state. The commissioner for  environment and chairman Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project  (NEWMAP)  steering committee in the state Arch. Michael Okonkwo disclosed this to newsmen in Awka on Thursday ...

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