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Amotekun: The Politics of Protection by Reuben Abati 

        Virtually everything in Nigeria no matter how well-meaning ends up getting ethnicized, or politicized, or religionized.  So it is with Operation Amotekun: the Western Nigeria Security Network whose recent launch by the Governors of the South West, on January 9, has thrown...

Adamawa Governor Fintri cleared by Supreme Court

Still dishing out judgments on the dispute March 9, 2019 governorship poll, the Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed Mr Ahmadu Fintri of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Adamawa State.  The apex court held that...

PDP’s Benue Governor, Ortom, gets Supreme Court’s endorsement 

    Again, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, in continuation of its rounds judgment on governorship polls, has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom of the People's Democratic Party, the Governor of Benue State. It dismissed an appeal by Mr Emmanuel Jime,...

$1.1bn Malabu Oil fraud: FG files charges against Adoke, Etete, Shell, others

  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil deal. Adoke and six others charged with him are facing a 42-count charge. Others charged with him...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by vandals to scoop petrol. The fire which occurred...

Supreme Court upholds Gov Ganduje’s election

  The Supreme court on Monday morning affirmed the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The Apex court dismissed the appeal and cross-appeal instituted by Alhaji Abba Kabiru Yusuf, gubernatorial...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party as the valid winner of the  March 9 governorship poll in Sokoto State. It dismissed an...

Nigeria’s Debt Rises to N26.2 Trillion-Debt Management Office

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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...

Lassa fever: 2 doctors, pregnant woman die in Kano

Lassa fever has reportedly claimed three persons including two doctors and a pregnant woman in Mano.  The deaths were recorded at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH). The...