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    Court fixes date to rule on Jang’s no case submission
    DAILY POST recalls that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been prosecuting Jang since March 2018 on amended 17-count charge, alongside a cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam for...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 347
    Shina Peller: Reps member, Akin Alabi reacts as police arrest Quilox night club owner
    DAILY POST had reported that the police in Lagos State had arrested and detained Peller, a member of the House of Representatives, at the Moroko Police Station. Peller, who is representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency,...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 351
    Quilox: Lawmaker accuses police of demanding bribe to release impounded cars
    A Nigerian lawmaker has accused Nigerian police of demanding N100,000 before cars impounded from Quilox Club could be released to their owners. “First of all, the cars of the customers were towed and seized for violating traffic,” Akin...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 429
    Cross River postpones local government elections
    A statement issued on Monday and signed by the Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Mike Ushie, said that the commission shifted the elections to March 28, 2020, and also in line with CROSIEC law, 2004, and the electoral Act 2010. “In line with...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 426
    ECOWAS endorses Adesina for second term as AFDB President
    The decision was announced in a communique signed by the commission’s President, Jean-Claude Kassi at the end of the 56th ordinary session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, held in Abuja. ECOWAS said the development...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 412
    Buhari meets Fayemi, Atiku in Aso Rock
    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president met separately with the two governors, with the first meeting with Fayemi at the president’s office. Buhari later met with Bagudu, who was accompanied by his Jigawa State counterpart,...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 417
    Court remands cleric, 6 others over missing 13-month-old in Akure
    The other defendants are Omodara Olayinka, 50; Margaret Oyebola, 62; Grace Ogunjobi, 56; Egunjobi Motunrayo, 24; Esther Kayode, 36 and Peter Anjorin, 31. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Charity Adeyanju, ordered that the defendants be remanded at...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 405
    Makinde inaugurates 68 Caretaker committee chairpersons for 33 LGAs, 35 LCDAs [PHOTOS]
    Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has Monday, inaugurated sixty-eight caretaker committee chairpersons in all the thirty three Local Government Areas (LGAs) and thirty five Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state. The inauguration...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 462
    2023: Igbo presidency cannot stop Biafra – MASSOB
    Uche Madu, leader of the group was quoted by The Sun to have disclosed this in Owerri, the Imo State capital. According to him, the suffering, pains and torture of MASSOB members over the years cannot be healed by electing an Igbo President in...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 400
    Devaluation, subsidy removal among biggest predictions for Nigeria in 2020
    If President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 economic decisions were anything to go by, 2020 could be a wild ride with the government moving all the pieces on whims rather than fact. The economy experienced slow growth in 2019, an election year where...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 402
    Judge withdraws from suit seeking Sowore's release over publications by Sahara Reporters
    Mohammed said he could not hear or declare judgment on Sowore’s case filed on December 10. He explained that it was the fair, just and proper thing to do in view of the previous publications by Sowore’s medium, Sahara Reporters. Sahara...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 389
    Lagos seals Shina Peller's Quillox
    The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency has sealed a popular night club in the state Quilox. The club owned by a member of the House of Representatives Shina Abiola Peller was sealed over noise pollution and traffic congestion....
    By Ola December 23, 2019 370
    Why National Assembly won’t scrap FERMA – Federal lawmaker
    The federal parliamentarian, representing Ekiti South Federal constituency II, said the bill, which had passed through the second reading at the Senate, was intended to make FERMA more financially independent to discharge its duty. The...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 397
    JAMB announces date for 2020 UTME
    The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) Monday announced dates for commencement of the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME). The JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, announced the date during a stakeholders’...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 404
    Crocodile Smile: Army arrests suspects, recovers vehicles, gun
    Brig. – Gen. Zakari Abubakar, the Commander of 32 Artillery Brigade made this disclosure at the end of the year activities and award ceremony of Crocodile Smile IV on Sunday night in Okitipupa. According to Abubakar, during the exercise, the...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 408
    Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack
    Jihadists armed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades killed six soldiers in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, security sources said. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group attacked a patrol outside...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 377
    Lagos govt seals Quilox club
    DAILY POST gathered that Quilox was sealed for noise pollution and traffic congestion. This is coming after the club organised its annual 36-hour party.  DAILY POST had earlier reported that the police in Lagos State arrested and...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 388
    Kano Emirate crisis: Ganduje snubs Abdulsalami Abubakar, Gowon, reconciliation committee
    This is despite intervention on the protracted feud between Governor Ganduje and Muhammad Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano by Generals Gowon and Abubakar (rtd). The governor apparently shunned the committee and insisted on travelling to Saudi Arabia...
    By candynews December 23, 2019 396
    Immigration Service inaugurates operational base in Daura
    The Nigerian immigration Service (NIS) has inaugurated N145 million worth forward operational base to enhance border security in the area. Ahmed Baban Dede, the Controller-General of the immigration made this known in Daura on Monday...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 432
    Orji Uzor Kalu to remain in prison as court dismisses bail application
    A federal high court on Monday dismissed the bail application for imprisoned former Abia State governor and lawmaker Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. The court on Thursday, December 5 sentenced Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being found...
    By Ola December 23, 2019 392
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