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Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed appeal...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass media. The ease of doing business has been greatly hampered as a result of the slowdown. Reason:...

Supreme Court Judgment On Imo: Ihedioha Legal Team Opens Up 

    SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT IN SENATOR UZODINMA & APC v. HON EMEKA IHEDIOHA & 2 OTHERS:    Putting The Record Straight - Rotimi Peters Esq. INTRODUCTION 1.01 On 14.1.2020, the Supreme Court heard the appeal filed by Senator Hope Uzodinma and APC...

SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension edict/law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null, void, illegal and unconstitutional;...

Kyari: Taking NNPC out of bureaucratic boondoggle to boom, zeroing out queues at filling stations

  …Buhari’s ``Next Level’’ agenda translated into reality – seamless petroleum products supply   The appointment of Malam Mele Kyari as the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 7, 2019 was greeted with...

Amotekun: We have embraced community policing -Nasarawa gov

    Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said to tackle insecurity in the state, his administration had since introduced community policing to complement the police and other security agencies in combating criminality. Sule, said this while fielding question from State House...

Nationwide blackout as Nigeria’s National Grid Collapses

  The year 2020 recorded its first catastrophic National Grid collapse on Thursday, throwing the nation into darkness. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) announced this in a statement on its Twitter page. “There was system disturbance which occurred at about 12.34...

Ailing village college teacher gang-raped by horny five school girls in Ogun

…girls bolted after he became unconscious In Ogun State, an off-colour secondary school teacher, believed to be a rake, got more than he bargained for when a band of horny school girls paid him a ``get-well’’ visit. After expressing their sympathies...

Breaking: Amotekun is illegal — FG

  Six days after the inauguration of "Amotekun", Southwest regional Security outfit, the Federal Government has declared it as illegal, saying it is not backed by any law.ln declaring it "illegal", the federal government said defence and security is on the...
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Amotekun: After weeks of brickbats, Tinubu calls for truce between Justice Minister and Southwest governors

  …says regional outfit not threat to Nigeria but complementary …describes those offended as embarking on ``madcap excursion’’ Amid brick-and-mortar between the...
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt airport screenings for passengers arriving airports in Nigeria

  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in Asia, the Federal Airports Authority of...

What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...