Thursday, January 17, 2019

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    South-south governors ask CJN to ignore CCT summons

South-south governors ask CJN to ignore CCT summons

Five governors from the south-south have asked Walter Onnoghen, the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), to ignore the summons by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.The governors, who met in Abuja on Sunday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of not having any regards for the feelings of the Niger Delta.The Code of Conduct Bureau has filed charged bordering on non-declaration of assets [...]

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    PHOTOS: Atiku visits IDP camp during PDP rally in Plateau

PHOTOS: Atiku visits IDP camp during PDP rally in Plateau

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stopped over at Bukuru IDP camp in Jos on his way to the party's campaign rally in Plateau state. Most of the IDPs are those affected by the farmers-herdsmen crisis ravaging the north-central.Moved to tears, some of the orphans and kids present hugged Atiku and did not want to let him [...]

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    Buhari shouldn’t plunge Nigeria into crisis, says Atiku’s aide on Onnoghen’s CCT trial

Buhari shouldn’t plunge Nigeria into crisis, says Atiku’s aide on Onnoghen’s CCT trial

Phrank Shaibu, an aide of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to throw Nigeria into an avoidable crisis over the "desperation to sack" Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).In a statement on Saturday, Shaibu said the principle of separation of powers remains sacrosanct in a democracy irrespective of what  [...]

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    South-south governors summon emergency meeting over CJN

South-south governors summon emergency meeting over CJN

The South South Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting for Sunday to discuss the developing move to remove Walter Onnoghen as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). In a statement signed by Fidelis Soriwei, the special adviser, media relations to the governor of Bayelsa State, the forum revealed that the security òf the Niger Delta, during and after the election; [...]

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    IT’S OFFICIAL: FG to arraign Onnoghen before CCT on Monday

IT’S OFFICIAL: FG to arraign Onnoghen before CCT on Monday

Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), will be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday over alleged non-declaration of assets.Ibraheem Al-Hassan, head of press and public relations unit of the tribunal, disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday.Al-Hassan said the arraignment followed an application filed by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to the CCT [...]

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    Second Act, Power of 1… 10 movies you can watch this weekend

Second Act, Power of 1… 10 movies you can watch this weekend

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    SGF: APC has won the elections… we’re just waiting for INEC’s announcement

SGF: APC has won the elections… we’re just waiting for INEC’s announcement

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says he believes the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the 2019 elections.According to PUNCH, Mustapha said this on Thursday during the Gombe state governorship campaign rally at the Olusegun Obasanjo Stadium in Kaltungo, Gombe.He reportedly said the APC is only waiting for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to announce [...]

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    Stop misleading the public, police warn Saraki

Stop misleading the public, police warn Saraki

The police have accused Senate President Bukola Saraki of peddling falsehood, asking the public to disregard his claims.This follows Saraki's claim that his life is under threat and that the police had not made efforts to protect him.At a press conference in Abuja, Saraki alleged that suspected thugs working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) invaded his family compound in [...]

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    I’ll get Lagos out of national grid, says Sanwo-Olu

I’ll get Lagos out of national grid, says Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, has vowed to get the state out of the national grid if elected.Sanwo-Olu promised to work with the generation and distribution companies operating in Lagos to deal with legal and commercial issues that are inhibiting power supply so that Lagosians and businesses can enjoy regular electricity.The APC standard [...]

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    PHOTOS: UI Campus journalists on learning visit to TheCable

PHOTOS: UI Campus journalists on learning visit to TheCable

Students from Union of Campus Journalists (UCJ), University of Ibadan, paid a visit to the head office of TheCable, Nigeria's independent online newspaper, at Alausa, Lagos.The students, who were led by Martins Isaac, president of the UCJ, said their visit to the team at TheCable was to maintain the existing relationship between the union and the newspaper.As campus journalists leading the [...]

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    VIDEO: J.Derobie, Mr Eazi’s emPawa artiste, out with debut song ‘Poverty’

VIDEO: J.Derobie, Mr Eazi’s emPawa artiste, out with debut song ‘Poverty’

In November 2018, Mr Eazi launched his emPawa project to sponsor the videos and music projects of emerging African artistes. [...]

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    ‘NBC will ban it next week’ — how Nigerians received Falz’s ‘Talk’ video

‘NBC will ban it next week’ — how Nigerians received Falz’s ‘Talk’ video

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    After meeting with Buhari, ooni asks Nigerians to ‘vote whoever you want as president’

After meeting with Buhari, ooni asks Nigerians to ‘vote whoever you want as president’

Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the ooni of Ife, has advised Nigerians to vote whoever they desire to be their president in the forthcoming election.The monarch made the comment on Friday after leading south-west monarchs on a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock villa, Abuja.Speaking with state house correspondents, he said the visit was not political but to discuss developmental [...]

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    WATCH: The Chocolate City cypher everyone is talking about

WATCH: The Chocolate City cypher everyone is talking about

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    Kizz Daniel changes management after ‘slap saga’ involving Davido

Kizz Daniel changes management after ‘slap saga’ involving Davido

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    PHOTOS: Lagos set to roll out 820 new buses in March

PHOTOS: Lagos set to roll out 820 new buses in March

The Bus Reform Project of the Lagos state government will roll out 820 of the expected 5,000 high and medium capacity buses in March. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, said the initiative is part of the long term plan of his administration to redefine public transportation system in the state.[...]

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