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    Edo APC crisis worsens as faction suspends Obaseki

Edo APC crisis worsens as faction suspends Obaseki

The Edo Peoples Movement, a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has suspended Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state.Patrick Ikahriale, a chieftain of the party, announced the suspension while briefing journalists after a meeting of leaders and members of the party which held at the residence of Charles Airhiavbere, a governorship aspirant.Ikahriale also announced the suspension of Philip Shaibu, [...]

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    UNILAG suspends another lecturer in sex-for-grades scandal

UNILAG suspends another lecturer in sex-for-grades scandal

The University of Lagos has suspended Samuel Oladipo, a lecturer in the department of economics, over the sex-for-grades scandal rocking the institution.Oladipo was seen in the second stream of a documentary on sexual assault released by the BBC Africa Eye on Monday.The school management earlier suspended Boniface Igbeneghu, a lecturer and former sub-dean of the faculty of arts in the institution, who [...]

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    Scottish appeal court declares suspension of UK parliament unlawful

Scottish appeal court declares suspension of UK parliament unlawful

The appeal court in Scotland has declared the decision of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend the UK parliament as unlawful.The prime minister had asked Queen Elizabeth II for permission to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline.According to him, the current parliamentary session had been running for too long “and needs to [...]

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    APC expels national vice chairman over ‘anti-party activities’

APC expels national vice chairman over ‘anti-party activities’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled Inuwa Abdulkadir, its national vice-chairman in the north-west, over alleged anti-party activities.In a statement signed by Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, the ruling party said Abdulkadir failed to utilise the opportunity to defend himself before the disciplinary committee set up by the national working committee to look into the various petitions received against certain [...]

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    ‘I didn’t get fair hearing’ — Elumelu kicks against suspension

‘I didn’t get fair hearing’ — Elumelu kicks against suspension

Ndudi Elumelu, minority leader of the house of representatives, has kicked against his suspension by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Describing the decision as "hasty", the lawmaker called on the PDP leadership to rescind it.The PDP national working committee (NWC) suspended Elumelu and six others on Friday, over their alleged role in the sidelining of the party’s choice candidates in the [...]

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    Ohaneze on Ruga: Buhari listened to public opinion for the first time

Ohaneze on Ruga: Buhari listened to public opinion for the first time

Ohaneze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has commended the federal government for suspending the proposed Ruga settlements in the country.The federal government had suspended the initiative following public outcry against it.In a statement by Nnia Nwodo, president-general of Ohaneze , the organisation said it is heartwarming that the Buhari administration finally deferred to the opinion of others on public issues.The [...]

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    Blackout looms as FG moves to cut off three DisCos from national grid

Blackout looms as FG moves to cut off three DisCos from national grid

The federal government has ordered the disconnection of three electricity distribution companies from the national grid over "non-compliance with the conditions of market rules".DisCos are allegedly owing the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) N231 billion energy service debt.In notices issued by the market operator, an arm of the TCN, a directive was given for the suspension of - Eko, Enugu [...]

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    DAAR Communications, NBC granted leave to settle out of court

DAAR Communications, NBC granted leave to settle out of court

A federal high court in Abuja has granted DAAR Communications, owners of Africa Independent Television and Ray power FM, and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.The regulatory body had suspended the operating licences of DAAR Communications over alleged infractions.But DAAR communications had asked the court to restrain the NBC from interfering in its operations, pending the [...]

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    Oshiomhole determined to destroy APC, says Okorocha on suspension

Oshiomhole determined to destroy APC, says Okorocha on suspension

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of plotting to destroy the ruling party. Okorocha was reacting to his suspension by the national working committee (NWC) of the party. The NWC had suspended Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, over allegations of “anti-party activities”.The duo fell out with the leadership [...]

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    TIMELINE: How events unfolded till Onnoghen was suspended

TIMELINE: How events unfolded till Onnoghen was suspended

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria  (CJN), and appointed Ibrahim Muhammad, a justice of the supreme court, in acting capacity.Buhari said he acted on an order by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), asking him to appoint the most senior justice pending when the matter against Onnoghen is determined.Interestingly, on the last adjourned date, [...]

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    Yusuf sues Adewole, NHIS board over ‘administrative leave’

Yusuf sues Adewole, NHIS board over ‘administrative leave’

Usman Yusuf, suspended executive secretary of the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has dragged the scheme's governing board to court over his suspension.In a suit filed at the federal high court Abuja, copies of which were seen by TheCable, Yusuf asked the court to nullify his suspension and declare that the board has no power to discipline him.Joined as respondents [...]

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    ‘He launched a major reform’ — Garba Shehu defends NHIS ES

‘He launched a major reform’ — Garba Shehu defends NHIS ES

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has absolved President Muhammadu Buhari of allegations of double standard in the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).Critics of the president have accused him of shielding Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the scheme, who has been involved in different controversies since he assumed office in July 2017.Yusuf was suspended by Isaac Adewole, minister of [...]

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    ‘There’ll be trouble if you step into office on Monday’ — civil servants dare suspended NHIS ES

‘There’ll be trouble if you step into office on Monday’ — civil servants dare suspended NHIS ES

Razaq Omomeji, chairman of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) chapter of Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, says Usman Yusuf, suspended executive secretary of NHIS, will meet his water loo if he steps into office on Monday.Enantu Ifenna, chairman, NHIS governing board, announced Yusuf’s suspension on Thursday.The ES was suspended indefinitely over allegations of financial infractions.However, Yusuf was [...]

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    N49m contracts: Buhari dissolves NABTEB board, reverses suspension of registrar

N49m contracts: Buhari dissolves NABTEB board, reverses suspension of registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the governing board of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB).According to a statement issued by Sonny Echono, permanent secretary, federal ministry of education, the president's decision takes effect immediately.The president also rescinded the suspension of Ifeoma Abanihe, NABTEB registrar, and four other directors of the agency.Abanihe and the four NABTEB [...]

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    Court nullifies Jibrin’s suspension, orders payment of his allowances

Court nullifies Jibrin’s suspension, orders payment of his allowances

A federal high court in Abuja has declared as illegal the suspension of Abdulmumin Jibrin, lawmaker representing Bebeji/Kiru constituency in Kano state, by the house of representatives.In 2017, the house suspended Jibrin for 180 legislative days after he alleged the padding of 2016 budget.He had accused Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house, and other principal officers of allegedly attempting to [...]

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    Malami asks court to nullify suspension of Omo-Agege

Malami asks court to nullify suspension of Omo-Agege

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, has told the federal high court in Abuja that the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege — senator representing Delta central — by the senate was illegal.He subsequently asked the court to nullify the suspension as “all steps leading to it were unconstitutional.”Malami made the submission on Monday during the hearing of the suit filed by [...]

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