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The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, have formally filed sixty-six grounds of appeal against the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal at the Supreme Court. A senior lawyer in the legal team of Atiku and PDP, Mike Ozekhome, who confirmed this, said the appeal was […]

Respite came the way of the embattled convener of the #Revolution Now protests, Omoyele Sowore, as the Federal High Court in Abuja today ordered his immediate release from the detention of the Department of State Service. The court decided that there was no extant order allowing Sowore’s further detention and directed Sowore to deposit his international […]

One person was allegedly killed today in Uyo during a protest by commercial motorcyclists over attempts by the State Police Command to ban their operations in the state capital. The incident is said to have taken place at the Mbierebe Junction on Goodluck Jonathan Boulevard when some uniformed men identified in police uniform fired shots […]

As Nigerians prepare for the country’s 59th Independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a lineup of activities to mark the celebration. According to a release signed by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, the celebration will commence on Monday, September 23 with a […]

Central Bank of Nigeria has given clarification on its proposed nationwide implementation of extra charges on withdrawals and deposits on individual and corporate accounts, saying it will begin by March 31, 2020. The apex bank in a statement signed by the CBN’s Director, Payments System Management Department, Sam Okojere, to all Deposit Money Banks, said […]

After weeks of speculation and uncertainty, the embattled Head of Civil Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has been sent on an indefinite leave, pending the conclusion of investigation by the anti-graft agency. President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave the directive, also approved the appointment of Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as acting Head of Civil Service. Yemi-Esan, was before her […]

From today, cash deposits and withdrawals from individual bank accounts are to attract addition charges. A circular by the Director, Payments System Management Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, Sam Okojere, to all deposit money bank, noted that three percent processing fees would be paid for withdrawals and two percent for deposits of amounts above five […]

More Nigerians living in South Africa have continued to voluntarily register for their evacuation back home, with the number increasing to one thousand and four. This was confirmed by the Consul-General, Nigerian High Commission in South Africa, Godwin Adama, following the evacuation of the first set of one hundred and eighty seven returnees last week. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Segun Adeyemi and Williams Adeleye as his Special Assistants on Media, attached to the Office of the Minister of Information and Culture. Joe Mutah, the Chief Press Secretary to Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja today. He said […]

The controversy surrounding the planned recruitment of ten thousand additional Police personnel, may soon be a thing of the past, as President Muhammadu Buhari has waded into the dispute between the Police Service Commission and the Nigeria Police Force. Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, stated this today after a meeting with President […]

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