Presidential tribunal: Buhari wins in court

The Presidential Election Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. NAN reports that the HDP prayed the tribunal to set aside the presidential election of Feb. 23 on the grounds that INEC did not follow conditions in […]

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N537.3m debt: AMCON takes over Donald Duke’s Ikoyi house

Justice Chuka Obiozor made the order on August 8, 2019, in a ruling. The order was under an ex-parte application, brought before the court by AMCON and UBA. The defendants in the suit are Stonehedge Investment Limited, Mr. Duke and Mrs. Owanari Bob-Manuel Duke, respectively. The applicants had prayed the court for “An order of […]

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Gunmen attack Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy, kill his three policemen and Driver

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga at about 6pm…. On hearing that gunmen […]

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EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law

Babalele was remanded in the EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, after he was granted bail, following his arraignment on allegation of money laundering. The Nation reports that Babadele was released on Friday, August 16, after he was detained by a Federal High Court over money laundering allegation. Before he was […]

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Senate President visits Ekweremadu after IPOB’s attack

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday paid a solidarity visit to Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who was assaulted by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday. Lawan visited the former Deputy Senate President, at his Abuja home. A photo from the visit was released by the office of the Senate […]

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We didn’t raid Ambode’s Residence – EFCC

The EFCC, in a statement said since early hours of today, it had been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. “We need to state for the records that the EFCC did not raid Ambode’s house. It is instructive that his administration, […]

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Biafra’s attack on Ekweremadu a polite warning – Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB,on Sunday, described the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany as a ‘courageous act’ and ‘polite warning’. Reacting in his official Twitter page, said: “the courageous act by IPOB at Nürnberg Germany is a polite warning to those engaged […]

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Zimbabwe’s police beat anti-government protesters in capital

Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition, and 80 people were arrested, said Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change opposition party that organized the demonstrations. “There is not going to be any rest […]

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Angola ex-transport minister jailed for 14 years for corruption

An Angola ex-transport minister was on Thursday jailed for 14 years for corruption, making him the first high profile official to be convicted since President Joao Lourenco took office two years ago.  The Supreme Court found Augusto da Silva Tomas, who was minister under former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos, guilty of six counts including […]

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El-Zakzaky and his wife Travels to India for Medical Treatment

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, have departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to India for medical treatment. This was sequel to the order of the Kaduna State High court granting El-Zakzaky and his wife leave to undergo treatment at an Indian hospital of their choice. […]

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Kenyan MP Sent Out of Parliament For Bringing Her Five-Month-Old Baby

Morning proceedings of the Kenya’s parliament on Wednesday were temporarily brought to a standstill after a legislator entered the chambers with her five-month-old baby. Christopher Omulele, who was serving as the speaker, ordered Kwale Woman Representative Zuleika Hassan to withdraw from the chamber saying it is not the right place to take care of her […]

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Former INEC Chairman In EFCC Custody Over N1.2 billion Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has remanded in its custody the former Chairman of Independent Electoral Commission, Professor Maurice Iwu, following a court order. The order was given by Justice Chuka Austin Obiozor of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday, pending the hearing and determination of his bail application on Friday. […]

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Sowore Has No Right To Call For Protest – Oshiomhole

The current national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that every Nigerian has the right to protest but must properly articulate their grievances. Oshiomhole, according to The Nation, spoke with State House correspondents after a meeting of the APC National Working Committee (NWC) with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential […]

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Revolution Now: Policemen fires Teargas to Disperse Protesters

Policeman and Soldiers on Monday dispersed members of the #RevolutionNow movement who converged at the National Stadium, Lagos. According to Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 General Election, and publisher of the Sahara Reporters he described the move as a protest against bad governance in the country. Omoyele Sowore […]

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Happy 58th Birthday Barack Obama

President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya.  Barack Obama, in full Barack Hussein Obama II, (born August 4, 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.), 44th president of the United States (2009–17) and the first African American to hold the […]

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Lawyer to Sowore Denied Access By DSS

The lawyer of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Tope Akinyode says operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) has denied him access to Omoyele Sowore, who was arrested on  Saturday, August 3, 2019. Tope Akinyode made it known in a statement according to TheCable that he visited the head office of the DSS in Lagos but […]

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INEC Declared Result Before Final collation – APC tells Enugu tribunal

The National Assembly/State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu was, Monday told that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly announced the Enugu North senatorial district election result even before the final collation. The petitioner and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Barr. Eugene Odo, through his counsel […]

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Court To Rule On El-Zakzaky’s Bail For Medical Attention

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Monday, adjourned to August 5, ruling in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El- Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat. The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) leader and his wife applied for medical bail citing poor health while in […]

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Amb. Ali Magaji withdraws from faction, Urges Others To Submit To Com. Bello Shagari As The NYCN President

After an elective congress was held in Gombe state in July 2018 where Comrade Bello Bala Shagari emerged as the national president with his executive members, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) have been faced with crisis as a result of two individuals parading themselves as the National President which has resulted to a lot of controversy.

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How Senator Abbo used hot pressing iron on my daughter – Pastor

The father of Emily Eric, the woman Senator Elisha Abbo claims to be his wife, Pastor Alfred Dari, has alleged that the representative of Adamawa North Senatorial District did not legally marry his daughter but abducted her from his home since January 2016. Pastor Dari revealed this in an interview with LEADERSHIP newspaper on Friday, […]

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