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Soldiers Surround Shi’a Gathering In Kaduna

Nigerian troops have surrounded a gathering of Shi’a Muslims in Kaduna, with worshippers trapped inside, days after the state government proscribed the group. Worshippers gathered to commemorate historical events associated with the Islamic month of Muharram that are particularly significant in the Shia calendar, UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission, said in a statement Tuesday. “Shortly […]

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Buhari Has Conspicuous Facts To Jail Jonathan If He Wants – John Paden

John Paden, the authorised biographer of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president had evidence to put former President Goodluck Jonathan in jail for corruption, but he did not want to do so. In his book, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria,’ Paden, a professor of international studies, wrote that Buhari was more concerned about […]

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Do Not Commit Adultery: Wife Burns Husband’s Official Documents In Lagos

A 36-year-old woman, Ifeyinwa Nlemchi,who allegedly burnt her husband’s official documents to protest his adulterous acts, was on Monday hauled up before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, who resides at No. 45, Church St., Fiwakesin, Agebde in Ikorodu, Lagos State, is standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on malicious damage. […]

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Return Justice Sylvester Ngwuta’s Looted Fund To Kogi’s Purse – Kogi Group To DSS

A socio-political organisation, Kogi Renaissance Group (KRG), has appealed to the DSS to return all the discovered funds in the home of a supreme court judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta both in Naira and hard currencies to the coffers of Kogi state government as the funds are proceeds from controversial judgement-for-cash delivered on September 20 in respect […]

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#JudgesArrest: It’s Wrong To Demand The Release Of Corrupt Arrested Judges – Falana To NBA

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday criticised the Nigerian Bar Association for shielding corrupt judges despite having information about their activities. He described the failure of NBA to deal with corrupt officials in the judiciary as an embarrassment to the “incorruptible members of the bar”, adding that it was responsible for the […]

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The Judges Are Corrupt, but They Deserve A Better Method Of Arrest – Senator DINO

Senator Dino Melaye, of Kogi West Senatorial District, Sunday, took a swipe at the approach of President Muhammadu Buhari, in ridding the judiciary of corruption even as he said there was every need for the president to take his corruption fight to the nation’s judiciary. Melaye, on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, […]

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Emefiele Is Never Responsible For The Currency Crisis, No One Can Touch Him – Buhari

The Presidency appears to have passed a vote of confidence on the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, following the moves by some members of the House of Representatives to remove him from office. A Presidency source said, at the weekend, that the Federal Government has confidence in Emefiele to see […]

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Nigerian Newspapers: What You Need To Know This Sunday Morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian newspapers : 1. Nigeria women’s U-17 team, have crashed out from the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Jordan. The female team was pummeled 3-0 by DPR Korea in their last Group C match on Saturday. 2. The Super Eagles of Nigeria will lock horns with Zambia […]

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I May Use My Military Experiences Against Niger Delta Militant – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is not ruling out the military option in stamping out oil pipeline bombings and vandalism in the Niger Delta region. He declared yesterday that while government’s priority in resolving the Niger Delta crisis remains constructive engagement of the stakeholders for peace, it would not hesitate to deploy soldiers against the brains behind […]