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Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has sold off his shares in Integrated Logistics Services Limited (Intels). Abubakar said on Monday that he was forced to divest his shares in the company because the Buhari administration has been “preoccupied with destroying” it since 2015. The former presidential candidate co-founded the company which provides...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed the 2021 budget and the finance bill into law at the Council Chambers of the State House in Abuja. This comes ten days after both chambers of the National Assembly passed the N13.5trn budget and three days after it was transmitted to the President for assent.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has called for the arrest and prosecution of the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah for treasonable fealony. AYCF’s National President, Yerima Shettima said Kukah was inciting coup against a democratic government. The statement reads partly: “The AYCF demands the immediate arrest...
There is palpable fear in Oruku community, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, as the traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Emmanuel Mba, was allegedly killed by men suspected to be policemen from Force Headquarters, Abuja.It was gathered that many houses, cars and other property were also razed in the community...
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has joined other groups to react to Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah’s outburst on Buhari’s government, saying that the cleric should go to court rather than calling for an undemocratic process to addressing the alleged poor governance. The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese was quoted to...
•Revokes Operating License The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has revoked the operating license of Queens Park Event Centre, Oniru. This is as the Lagos State Safety Commission also sealed the facility for contravening the #COVID19 protocols of the State.
The Presidency has called on Nigerians to be thankful that bombings no longer take place in the country daily. The President’s spokesman claimed there was a time in the country when six bombs would go off in a single day but since his principal, Muhammadu Buhari, became President, the killings...
The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission Matters has proposed a review of the provision in the Electoral Act which pegged the eligibility of a voter at 18 years. The federal lawmakers have specifically recommended that INEC should consider any married girl who is not up...
A Former 2nd Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Barr. Monday Ubani, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to stop the Nigerian government and Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, from disconnecting all SIM cards not linked to the National Identity Number, NIN. In a law suit file...
A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba Delta State has ruled that it is illegal for banks to charge depositors N50 stamp duty. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba made the declaration on Thursday while delivering ruling in a suit filed by a businessman, Rupert Irikefe, last year, against the Central Bank of...