Aggrieved Osun PDP leaders withdraw suit against national party over Secondus’ peace deal

Aggrieved Osun PDP leaders withdraw suit against national party over Secondus’ peace deal

Following the reconciliatory moves embarked upon by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party led by Prince Uche Secondus, the Hon. Olasoji Adagunodo group of Osun State PDP on Wednesday withdrew a suit seeking enforcement of judgement against the party. The litigation before the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo was instituted against the Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee last year with intent to validate the congresses of the elected executives of the party under…

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Hijab controversy: Court restrains House from public hearing

Hijab controversy: Court restrains House from public hearing

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has restrained the House of Representatives from carrying out the planned public hearing on the Hijab wearing controversy between the Nigerian Law School and Ms Firdrusa Abdulsalam. The order was given by Justice Anwuli Chikere on Wednesday, in her ruling on an application filed by a collation of legal practitioners, seeking to stop the public hearing. The judge ordered that the public hearing should be stopped, pending the determination of the…

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Anti grazing laws, mop up illegal Arms- IGP cautions

Anti grazing laws, mop up illegal Arms- IGP cautions

The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris has advised state governors to prioritise the establishment of cattle ranches before enforcing the anti-grazing laws, in other avert conflict between farmers and herdsmen. The IGP gave the advice, Wednesday, at the Northern States Stakeholders Security Summit, with the theme, `National Building: Security Challenges and the Need for Inclusive Approach’, held in Kaduna. In his words “It is my humble suggestion that to reduce the incidence of clashes between…

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Court dethrones Osun monarch over ‘illegal selection’

Court dethrones Osun monarch over ‘illegal selection’

An Ilesa High Court in Osun state has ordered a traditional ruler in the state, the Ado-Oko of Ido-Oko Ijesa in Obokun Council area, Mr. Tunde Adedeji to stop parading himself as the monarch of that town. Adedeji was dethroned on Wednesday through an order of interim injunction granted by the court. The plaintiffs: Chief Johnson Ajisafe, chief Aluko Olufemi, Prince Sunday Adeyeye, Prince Ogundipe Joseph and prince Micheal Oyebode had asked the court to…

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Commandant appeals to Buhari-Reconsider your stand on Peace Corps bill

Commandant appeals to Buhari-Reconsider your stand on Peace Corps bill

The Nasarawa State Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Bala Joshua, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stand on the corps bill and sign it into law. The commandant made the appeal on Tuesday in Lafia, when he played host to a group of disabled persons from Shabu-Lafia, he noted that assenting to the bill would create room for employment opportunity. “The bill if, assented to would not only fight the high rate…

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Murdered Imo State footballer, buried in shallow grave

Murdered Imo State footballer, buried in shallow grave

The dead body of a 20-year-old Imo State local footballer, Chidubem Ezeagu, have been found in a shallow grave in a bush. The deceased, as was gathered was a celebrated footballer who recently captained his club to win two major trophies in the state. The body was discovered a week after he was declared missing by his family. According to the elder brother or the victim, Timothy,  Chidubem left home around 8.30pm last week Sunday and did…

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DSS Releases Timeline Of High Profile Arrests

DSS Releases Timeline Of High Profile Arrests

As part of its commitment to ensure adequate security in the country, the Department of State Services, DSS, said it has sustained its counter operations against kidnapping, armed robbery and cattle rustling in parts of the federation. According to DSS,  These strategic operations carried out by the Service from the end of last year, 2017 to this period, February, 2018 led to the containment and neutralization of the criminal elements. 2. On 25th February, 2018,…

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Dapchi Abduction: Nigerian Govt. Sets Up 12-Man Investigation Committee

Dapchi Abduction: Nigerian Govt. Sets Up 12-Man Investigation Committee

Nigerian government on Tuesday issued a statement, saying that a 12-member committee will be set up to investigate the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, following the attack on the school by the insurgents on 19 February 2018. According to a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, the committee,  will be chaired by…

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Why I rejected Peace Corps bill – Buhari

Why I rejected Peace Corps bill – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a letter, formally stating his reasons why he rejected to sign the peace Corp bill. The President made his position known in a letter read by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara at Tuesday plenary. The letter titled “Presidential decision to decline assent to Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill, 2017 recently passed by the National Assembly read thus: “Pursuant to Section 58 (4) of the Constitution…

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BBNaija: Actress Moyo Lawal reacts to Teddy A and Bambam having sex in toilet

BBNaija: Actress Moyo Lawal reacts to Teddy A and Bambam having sex in toilet

The self-acclaimed commissioner for short and fat women have reacted to the trending Big Brother Naija video of housemates Bam Bam and Teddy A, having sex on live TV. Moyo Lawal who came under fire recently for sharing a ‘nude’ photo of herself on social media, took to her twitter to share her thought; “So I just observed that all dem “good” girls have sex on tv while the bad girls “the ones that open body’…

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