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Don’t Dare Me, Obiano Warns Criminals In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has once again issued a warning notice to criminal elements lurking in the state. The Governor said they should not dare him because he is fully charged to deal with them decisively and make them face the consequences of unleashing terror and mayhem on unsuspecting citizens. Obiano gave the warning at ...

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Anambra Assembly Mourns Departed Colleagues 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State House of Assembly has conducted three valedictory sessions  in the last one month. The House is equally expected to conduct another farewell legislative session to Frank-Anthony Igboka who was recently murdered in cold blood in his SUV car by hired assassins in Nimo, Njikoka local government area of Anambra state. Frank-Anthony Igboka was the lawmaker ...

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FG, NSE Collaboration Useful, Says Osinbajo

The Federal Government will welcome collaboration with the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in key aspects of improving the economy including the Ease of Doing Business, the privatization of public enterprises, amongst others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in Abuja today when a delegation from the Nigerian Stock Exchange led by the Chief Executive Officer, ...

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Buhari Summons Another Security Meeting With Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja received briefing from service chiefs and heads of other security agencies including the acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president had on Tuesday met with the security chiefs and heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. NAN recalls that Gov. Atiku Bagudu ...

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Osun Gov Poll: Appeal Court Nullifies Tribunal’s Judgment, Affirms Oyetola’s Election

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has nullified the judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which had declared the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the September 2018 poll. In a dissenting judgment of four-to-one, the five-man panel led by Justice Jummai Sankey, the Court of Appeal upheld ...

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Osun Gov Poll: Appeal Court Delivers Verdict On Thursday

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed Thursday for judgment on the dispute arising from the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State. The court, on Wednesday, issued hearing notices for the judgment and had them served on all the parties to the four pending appeals relating to the disputed poll. A five-man panel led by Justice ...

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Presidential Election Tribunal: Protesting Women Invade Court Premises On Atiku’s Behalf

Some women in Abuja on Wednesday protested the alleged failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission to obey the order of the Court of Appeal in Abuja permitting the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to inspect the materials used for the February 23 poll. The women, numbering up to 40, held their protest on the premises ...

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Mob Sets Man Ablaze For Stealing From Church

A yet-to-be-identified man has been set ablaze for allegedly burgling a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the Somolu area of Lagos. It was gathered that the suspect was among a three-man gang which burgled the church on Olorunkemi Street, Bariga. PUNCH Metro learnt that the gang members were making away with the stolen items when they were ...

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Woman Collapses In Court After Getting Death Sentence

A 36-year-old woman, Stella Gilbert, on Tuesday collapsed in an Ikeja high court after she was sentenced to death for stabbing her neighbour, Mrs Stella Godwin, to death during a fight at their residence in Ajegunle, Lagos. The convict had stabbed the deceased on the chest and arm with a knife during a fight over who should possess a bench ...

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Insecurity In North Worse Under Buhari — Northern Elders

The Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Prof Ango Abdullahi, has lamented the growing security challenges facing the country, saying   President Muhammadu Buhari is not doing enough to salvage the situation. The former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, was reacting to the Presidency’s assertion that the kidnap of the district head of Daura, Buhari’s hometown in Katsina State,   had ...

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