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Taraba Governor signs death sentence for kidnappers

Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku has signed into law, anti kidnapping act which prescribes death sentence for kidnappers in the state. The Senior Special Assistant...

Election petition: Buhari, APC, INEC seek suspension of tribunal’s proceedings

Counsel to the repondents of a petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have called for the “suspension” of...

Ruga: Northern coalition gives governors 30 days to reconsider decision

A 30-day ultimatum has been issued to state governors who are opposed to the Ruga settlement programme to reconsider their decision. The ultimatum was given by a...

Court strikes out Miyetti Allah suit challenging Benue Open Grazing law

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore seeking an order of teh court to restrain the 2017 Open Grazing Prohibition and...

IJEGUN FIRE EXPLOSION: LASEMA confirms two dead, 30 vehicles burnt

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has confirmed two people dead and 30 vehicles burnt in the Ijegun, Lagos pipeline explosion. The spokesperson for the agency...

Scores feared dead as fire guts Lagos community

Scores dead after a fire broke out in the early hours of Thursday in Ijegun area of Lagos state. The fire erupted after some suspected hoodlums vandalised pipelines...

President Buhari to sign AfCFTA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade...

Assault: Senator Elisha Abbo makes public apology

Lawmaker representing Adamawa North senatorial district, Elisha Abbo, has publicly apologised to Nigerians for physically assaulting a woman. Abbo had come under fire...

FG suspends planned Ruga Programme

The Federal Government has announced the suspension of the planned Ruga Programme. The development follows criticism from various quarters in the country. An aide to...

Army parades 15 suspects linked to murder of former Air Chief

The Nigerians Army has paraded 15 suspects linked to the killing of former Air Chief, Alex Badeh on December 18, 2018. The suspects were paraded by Chairman of the joint...