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    Senate confirms three ambassadorial  nominees

Senate confirms three ambassadorial nominees

The senate has confirmed three nominees as career ambassadors.President Muhammadu Buhari had sent their names to the upper legislative chamber for consideration in November 2018.The confirmed nominees are Christopher Chejina (Delta), Bukar Kolo (Yobe) and M. A. Mabdul (Benue).They were confirmed after a report was presented by Monsurat Sunmonu, chairperson of the senate committee on foreign affairs.Sunmonu said the nominees [...]

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    Kajuru killings: el-Rufai warns communities to shun reprisal

Kajuru killings: el-Rufai warns communities to shun reprisal

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has cautioned all communities in the state to shun "an eye for an eye" stance in resolving their differences.The governor said this when he visited the internally displaced persons (IDPs) at their camp in Maraban Kajuru in Kajuru local government area of the state on Wednesday.He admonished communities with grievances over killings or attacks to [...]

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    Court gives Evans ultimatum to get legal representative

Court gives Evans ultimatum to get legal representative

An Igbosere high court, Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, suspected billionaire kidnapper better known as Evans, to engage a legal representative by May 17.Adedayo Akintoye, the lead judge, gave the order due to the absence of Chino Obiagwu, Evans’ counsel, for the third time in a row which again stalled the continuation of hearing in the on-going trial of the alleged [...]

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    Ganduje inaugurates 100-man transition committee‎ ‎ ‎

Ganduje inaugurates 100-man transition committee‎ ‎ ‎

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state on Wednesday inaugurated a 100-man transition and inauguration committee ahead of May 29, 2019.Ganduje who inaugurated the committee at the Government House ‎Kano said their task was to ensure that the machinery of government continue to roll smoothly.‎The governor ‎said the committee was to maintain stability and build on the successes and achievement of [...]

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    From June, FRSC may withdraw driver’s licence of traffic offenders

From June, FRSC may withdraw driver’s licence of traffic offenders

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will commence full implementation of the penalty point system on traffic offenders from June 1.Speaking on Wednesday at a summit on information technology at the national headquarters, Abuja, Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC's corps marshal, said the penalty points are allotted to traffic offences accumulated in the driver’s record.Oyeyemi said offenders who violate traffic [...]

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    CSOs back APC’s choice of Lawan as senate president

CSOs back APC’s choice of Lawan as senate president

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), led by the Centre for Policy Advocacy and Leadership Development (CPALD), say they are in support of Ahmad Lawan’s candidacy for the president of the 9th assembly.The All Progressives Congress (APC) has thrown its weight behind Lawan, who is the current senate majority leader.The groups, in a statement issued by Joe Mesele, CPALD director, [...]

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    FEC approves N2.8bn for digital connectivity of prisons

FEC approves N2.8bn for digital connectivity of prisons

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a N2.8 billion contract for the installation of a digital integrated system to reduce prison congestion across the country.The three-hour meeting was presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.Speaking with reporters at the end of the meeting, Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF) said the web-based system will improve the justice system in [...]

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    NYSC certificate: Shittu to know fate on Thursday

NYSC certificate: Shittu to know fate on Thursday

Shittu had failed to present himself for the scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25.Following this, the minister sued the party, seeking redress for being screened out of the governorship primary election which held last year.Also joined in the suit is the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). [...]

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    Court restrains INEC from taking further action on Imo north senatorial election

Court restrains INEC from taking further action on Imo north senatorial election

The federal high court in Abuja has restrained the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) from taking further action on the Imo north senatorial election.Although the electoral commission declared Benjamin Uwajumogu winner of the poll that held on Feburary 23, it did not issue him a certificate of return.The commission had set up a committee to review the conduct of the [...]

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    Buhari returns to Abuja after economic summits in Jordan, Dubai

Buhari returns to Abuja after economic summits in Jordan, Dubai

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Tuesday night, a day ahead of schedule.NAN reports that the president was initially scheduled to return to Abuja from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Wednesday, April 10, at about 1.30 a.m.However, the presidential aircraft carrying the president, his aides and some members of his entourage, landed at the presidential wing of [...]

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