Sunday, February 17, 2019

Jamilah Nasir

    Rivers APC suffers another setback as appeal court insists candidates can’t contest elections

Rivers APC suffers another setback as appeal court insists candidates can’t contest elections

A court of appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, has ruled the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot field candidates for the forthcoming elections.The state high court had in a ruling voided the party’s congresses. The court had said the party conducted its congress in outright violation of subsisting court orders. The judge described the said congress as a nullity.The [...]

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    EXTRA: ‘I hand over this flag to our governortorial candidate’ — Buhari goofs again

EXTRA: ‘I hand over this flag to our governortorial candidate’ — Buhari goofs again

Campaigns rallies are often embellished with drama, or turn out dramatic itself, and no candidate or party member is immune to such drama scenes.President Muhamadu Buhari, on Wednesday, during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally in Lokoja, Kogi state, made a mistake about the time he assumed office.The president had said he assumed office on May 19, 2015, [...]

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    Court adjourns suits seeking to halt Onnoghen’s CCT case

Court adjourns suits seeking to halt Onnoghen’s CCT case

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has adjourned two suits seeking to stop the continuation of the trial of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria.Evelyn Maha , the presiding judge, adjourned the cases till January 28 after Lawal Rabana, counsel representing the respondents, told the court on Thursday that his client had not been served.The plaintiffs, Incorporated ‎Trustees of [...]

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    We’d make this laurel our second nature, says TVC on best station award

We’d make this laurel our second nature, says TVC on best station award

Television Continental (TVC) News, a member of TVC Communications, has vowed to retain its outstanding position.The TV station bagged the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) foremost prize at the 26th Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA) in December.It clinched the prize from Channels Television which won the 2017 edition and those of 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, [...]

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    I’ll implement new minimum wage, Akwa Ibom gov tells workers

I’ll implement new minimum wage, Akwa Ibom gov tells workers

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has assured workers of the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.Emmanuel gave the assurance when he consulted the organised labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, the Trade Union Congress, TUC and the United Labour Congress, ULC, on his second term ambition.Speaking at the event [...]

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    ‘Transmission transmission’, police marriage… 7 things we would remember ex-IGP Idris for

‘Transmission transmission’, police marriage… 7 things we would remember ex-IGP Idris for

Ibrahim Idris, outgoing inspector-general of police (IGP), like many public officers, is not bereft of controversies during the discharge of his duties.The ex-IGP, who clocked 60 on Tuesday, has made news headlines for many reasons — good, bad and ugly. His name is, currently, on many lips and news pages regarding his years of active service.On Monday, police sources disclosed [...]

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    POLL: Dear men, would you get a vasectomy as contraception?

POLL: Dear men, would you get a vasectomy as contraception?

Say family planning, birth control or contraception and the woman readily comes to mind.  [...]

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    Udom Emmanuel empowers Akwa Ibom communities

Udom Emmanuel empowers Akwa Ibom communities

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has empowered many communities in Akwa Ibom.Emmanuel made cash donations for the development of projects across the five clans that comprise Ikot Abasi local government, the host community of Ibom Power Plant.The governor made the donation in support of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities carried out by the state-owned Ibom Power Company.Etido [...]

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    Seven fashion tips for hijab-wearing women

Seven fashion tips for hijab-wearing women

For Muslim women, the hijab is beyond a piece of clothing — it is a divine instruction. [...]

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    Fayose on Amina Zakari: Why not just appoint Buhari’s child as INEC chairman?

Fayose on Amina Zakari: Why not just appoint Buhari’s child as INEC chairman?

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, says the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have appointed one of the children of President Muhammadu Buhari head of the electoral body.Fayose said this in reaction to the appointment of Zakari, a national commissioner at INEC, as chairman of the committee on collation centre for elections.Zakari is said to be related to Buhari.Her appointment has [...]

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    Air force unveils identities of personnel killed in Borno crash

Air force unveils identities of personnel killed in Borno crash

The Nigerian air force (NAF) has confirmed that five of its troops died in the helicopter crash which occurred at Damasak in Borno state on Wednesday.The aircraft crashed while providing support to troops of 145 battalion during an operation against Boko Haram insurgents.According to a statement by Ibikunle Daramola, NAF director of public relations and information, the victims included two pilots and three [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to accept defeat ahead of the 2019 presidential election and endorse Buhari.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's call for a probe of Buhari’s family over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    Dear Aisha Buhari, what has changed?

Dear Aisha Buhari, what has changed?

BY JEMILAT NASIRUA woman on the street I live most likely had a quarrel with her husband overnight, and as early as 6am, the street was echoing with her voice, cursing her husband. Apparently, the man was leaving the house in his car to avoid further trouble. “Useless man, na dat motor go kill you. I say you go die [...]

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    Chicason Group: How Aisha Buhari’s ‘impersonator’ welcomed our CEO to Aso Rock before defrauding him of N150m

Chicason Group: How Aisha Buhari’s ‘impersonator’ welcomed our CEO to Aso Rock before defrauding him of N150m

Chicason Group, a technology-driven company, has explained how Alexander Okafor, its chief executive office, got involved with Amina Mohammed, suspected impersonator of Aisha Buhari, wife of the president.In December, the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested Mohammed for allegedly impersonating Buhari’s wife and Rashida Bello, wife of Kogi governor.In a statement issued by Haruna Gamson, Chicason group head of corporate communications, [...]

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    Simi to fans: Quit comparing artistes…we can all shine

Simi to fans: Quit comparing artistes…we can all shine

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    Shettima on Borno insurgency: I haven’t criticised Buhari because he listens to me

Shettima on Borno insurgency: I haven’t criticised Buhari because he listens to me

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno, says he is yet to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari over the insecurity challenge in the state because he is convinced that Buhari is devoted to the fight against Boko Haram.Shettima said this when he convened an "extraordinary security meeting" to address the recent series of attacks on the military and deteriorating security in the state.According [...]

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