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Jan 15, 2020

Judgment: Imo People have emerged victorious – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for the `courage and perseverance’ to return Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC...

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Jan 15, 2020

South West plans legal action as FG declares Amotekun illegal

• Law will take its natural course against operation – AGF • Amotekun is a reality, no going back, says Ogun govt • Laws are not made in AGF’s office, says Ak...

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Jan 15, 2020

Imo 2019 election: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Hope Uzodinma winner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Imo state 2019 governorship poll and nullifying the electio...

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Jan 14, 2020

BREAKING: Uche Nwosu withdraws appeal against Ihedioha’s election

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Action Alliance’s governorship candidate in the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, on Tuesday, withdrew t...

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Jan 14, 2020

Court Dismisses Car Theft Case Against Naira Marley, Others

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in the Tinubu area of Lagos Island has dismissed a car theft charge filed by the police against popular hip-hop artiste, Azeez Fash...

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Jan 14, 2020

Kidnapped Chinese sailors regain freedom

Four Chinese sailors who were kidnapped last month in the port of Libreville, the capital of Gabon, have been released, the Chinese consulate in Lagos said....

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Jan 14, 2020

UPDATED: Supreme Court delivers judgement on Kano governorship dispute January 20

The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed January 20 for judgement on the Kano State governorship dispute following the March 9, 2019 election in the state. A seven...

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Jan 14, 2020

[BREAKING] Imo: Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Ararume’s appeal against Ihedioha’s election

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court has said it will, on Tuesday (today), deliver judgment on the appeal filed by the All Progressives Grand Alliance and...

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Jan 14, 2020

Osun Assembly confirms Awolalu as Customary Court of Appeal President

Osun State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Hon. Justice Foluke Awolalu as the substantive President of the Customary Court of Appeal. Just...

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Jan 14, 2020

Coalition of CSOs threatens to occupy NASS over corruption allegations against Sen. Omo-Agege

By Emmanuel Afonne Coalition of Civil Society and Youth Groups in Nigeria (CCSYGN) has threatened to occupy the National Assembly (NASS) over what it describ...

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Jan 14, 2020

Fire guts old market in Sokoto

The Sokoto Fire Service has confirmed a fire outbreak that gutted part of the old market in Sokoto, which destroyed about 20 shops. The Head of Operations in...

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Jan 14, 2020

Supreme Court Resumes Hearing Of Governorship Appeals From Sokoto, Others

The Supreme Court has continued the hearing of the governorship appeals from six states of the Federation. Proceedings resumed at the apex court in Abuja, th...

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Jan 14, 2020

Berlin, London, Paris threaten Iran over nuclear treaty

After the US assassination in Baghdad of Iranian General Qassem Suleimani, Berlin, London and Paris issued a fraudulent joint letter Sunday, denouncing Iran as...

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Jan 14, 2020

UNGA president outlines 2020 priorities

President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, on Monday outlined his priorities for the remaining part of his tenure in 2...

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Jan 14, 2020

SIM card: Man sues Buhari’s daughter, DSS, demands N500m

A trader, Anthony Okolie, who was arrested by the Department of State Services and detained for 10 weeks, has sued the DSS for N500m. Okolie, in a suit filed...

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Jan 14, 2020

Police, NSCDC increase security around US, UK embassies

Festus Abu and Adelani Adepegba The police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have tightened security around the United States Embassy and Britis...

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Jan 14, 2020

Private sector knocks FG as Buhari signs finance bill

John Ameh, Samuel Awoyinfa, Anna Okon and Ifeanyi Onuba The Organised Private Sector on Monday warned the government against fleecing the people and endanger...

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Jan 14, 2020

US wants to reduce presence in Africa – Official

The United States wants to reduce its military presence in Africa, Washington’s top military officer said, as France hosts Sahel leaders as it seeks to bolster...

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Jan 14, 2020

Supreme Court delivers Kano, Imo, Sokoto, others gov judgments today

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till Tuesday (today) the hearing of 13 appeals filed in respect of governorship tussles in six sta...

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Jan 14, 2020

Agency confirms minor earth tremor in Bwari, FCT

The Nigeria Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) on Monday confirmed that there was a minor earth tremor in Bwari Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr...

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