Thursday, April 18, 2019

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    Tinubu freed, Orubebe convicted — remembering the CCT cases of five prominent Nigerians

Tinubu freed, Orubebe convicted — remembering the CCT cases of five prominent Nigerians

History was made when Walter Onnoghen, embattled chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), entered the dock at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). He was charged with false assets declaration exactly two years after the CCT discharged and acquitted Saraki of similar charges.In the heat of the trial, Onnoghen turned in his resignation but that did not save him from the hammer [...]

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    Buhari: Merchants of evil won’t overwhelm Nigeria under my watch

Buhari: Merchants of evil won’t overwhelm Nigeria under my watch

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not allow those he described as "merchants of evil and death" to overwhelm the country under his watch. In the Easter message issued on his behalf by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari said his administration will continue to provide honest leadership and secure the lives and property of Nigerians.Buhari said he would not treat with triviality, the [...]

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    Ekweremadu: As an oil producer, Nigeria should frustrate sale of electric cars

Ekweremadu: As an oil producer, Nigeria should frustrate sale of electric cars

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says as an oil producing country, Nigeria ought to frustrate the sale of electric cars.Contributing to a debate on a bill seeking to phase out petrol vehicles and introduce electric cars by 2035, Ekweremadu said such a move is against the interest of the country.The deputy senate president argued that there was no need of [...]

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    Nigeria is the first team to book 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup ticket

Nigeria is the first team to book 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup ticket

Five-time world champions Nigeria became the first African team to book a 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup ticket after 1-0 defeat of Angola in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday.Olakunle Olusegun earned the ticket to the tournament semifinals and to Brazil 2019 when he hooked a 21st-minute penalty to the roof of the net with Angola’s goalkeeper Geovani stranded.But the Golden [...]

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    Abayomi Shogunle asks Nigerians to speak pidgin to policemen to avoid trouble

Abayomi Shogunle asks Nigerians to speak pidgin to policemen to avoid trouble

Abayomi Shogunle, head of the public complaint rapid response unit (PCRRU), says it is better for Nigerians to communicate with police officers in pidgin English.Commenting on the recent killings of citizens by trigger-happy policemen, Shogunle said communicating with the officers in pidgin will aid better understanding.Kolade Johnson and Jessy Gold, both residents of Lagos state, were killed by policemen within [...]

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    EFCC vs Usoro: Implications for the Nigerian bar

EFCC vs Usoro: Implications for the Nigerian bar

BY GOGO CHIMEPracticing lawyers should take more than a passing interest in the ongoing matter between Paul Usoro, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Although the case is currently in court and therefore subjudice, there are several underlying issues regarding the matter that should not only interest those who have a stake in [...]

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    Nigerians to be affected as Trump mulls clampdown on those ‘abusing’ US visa

Nigerians to be affected as Trump mulls clampdown on those ‘abusing’ US visa

President Donald Trump is considering imposing travel restrictions on countries whose citizens overstay short-term visitor visa, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).The American president and some of his aides are reportedly considering the move as a means of curbing immigration.The journal listed Nigeria, Chad, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as some of the countries whose immigrants overstay their visas at [...]

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    Canada denies asking Nigeria for 1m immigrants

Canada denies asking Nigeria for 1m immigrants

The Canadian embassy in Nigeria has tackled Dele Momodu, a prominent publisher, over an information he shared concerning allowing Nigerian immigrants into the country. The embassy denied reports that Justin Trudeau, the country's prime minister, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to allow one million Nigerians enter Canada under a new employment and migration programme.The information which Momodu shared on this is currently [...]

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    Nigeria: How not to fight corruption

Nigeria: How not to fight corruption

Between fighting corruptionwith bare knuckles in an inspired manner and wearing well-padded gloves to do half-hearted battle with a monster that has literally crippled the country, the Buhari administration has to make up its mind on which style to adopt.And because time isnot on its side, it had better do so now.Although Buhari says he is fighting corruption, the question [...]

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    ‘Those working for clean money will never call Nigeria ‘hellish’’ — Buhari’s aide replies Omotola

‘Those working for clean money will never call Nigeria ‘hellish’’ — Buhari’s aide replies Omotola

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    Stay off, UK warns ‘desperate’ Nigerian ladies

Stay off, UK warns ‘desperate’ Nigerian ladies

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DfID) is supporting the Not For Sale campaign launched to curb trafficking of girls and women from Nigeria. The campaign which started in March is targeted at young women who are desperate to leave Nigeria. They were warned to stay off the UK or risk ending up as modern slaves.Some women shared their experiences [...]

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    US embassy: We don’t enjoy denying Nigerians visa

US embassy: We don’t enjoy denying Nigerians visa

The United States embassy in Nigeria says its visa officers do not enjoy denying Nigerians visa.In a Facebook post on Monday, the embassy said this is contrary to the opinion held by most Nigerians.It said there are some questions often misunderstood by applicants which earn them a rejection.The embassy said the first step to securing a US visa is to [...]

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    Nigerian birth registration figure hits 29m

Nigerian birth registration figure hits 29m

An evaluation report in Abuja on Monday revealed that a birth registration programme implemented by the National Population Commission (NPopC), with support from UNICEF, has seen the number of children between the ages of zero and 17 years registered in Nigeria hit 29 million.According to the report, the programme increased by more than 100 per cent the number of children [...]

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    Saving Nigeria from Buhari

Saving Nigeria from Buhari

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    ‘Nigeria under your watch is hellish’ – Omotola Jolade tells Buhari

‘Nigeria under your watch is hellish’ – Omotola Jolade tells Buhari

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    FUTO 4: Drug abuse and Nigerian youth

FUTO 4: Drug abuse and Nigerian youth

BY JEROME-MARIO UTOMII remember with nostalgia how participants at a focused group discussion held recently in Lagos, bemoaned infestation of our nation by social problems perpetrated consciously and unconsciously by her own people.  Warning that under this condition, it may be thought audacious to talk of creating a better society while we are still battling with the problems of battered economy arising from corruption, social [...]

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