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Court Grants Abba Kyari Two Weeks Bail To Complete Mother’s Burial Rites

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Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Abuja has granted erstwhile Commander of the Force Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, temporarily bail for two weeks on passionate grounds, to go bury his mother. Kyari was granted bail to the tune of 50 million Naira and a surety in like sum. While giving the order, Justice Nwite also held that...

House Of Reps Urge Federal Govt To Convert Seized Properties To Office Use

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House Of Reps Urge Federal Govt To Convert Seized Properties To Office Use

The House of Representatives has asked the federal government to convert all seized properties to official use. This resolution followed a vote on a motion moved by Esosa Iyawe on Wednesday during plenary. In his motion, Mr Iyawe said civil servants in states across the country do not have offices while the government has properties seized through permanent forfeiture. READ ALSO: NDLEA...

Gov. Fubara Swears In Eight New Commissioners

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Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has sworn in the eight commissioner nominees that were screened by the State House of Assembly on Tuesday, charging them to cultivate the culture of keeping accurate records of their dealings in their various ministries. The Governor maintained that such culture is essential for the effective functioning of any organised system, particularly the civil service...

Tinubu To Receive South East Dev. Commission Bill Soon For Assent — Deputy Speaker Kalu

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Tinubu To Receive South East Dev. Commission Bill Soon For Assent — Deputy Speaker Kalu

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has revealed that the South East Development Commission (SEDC) Bill that recently passed through third reading respectively in the Green Chambers and the Senate will soon be ready for onward transmission to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his assent. Kalu said that the bill is presently at the...

Resign Now – APC Group Tells Ganduje

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Resign Now – APC Group Tells Ganduje

The Forum of Stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has urged the embattled national chairman of the party, Abdullahi Ganduje, to resign from the position. The North-Central chairman of the forum, Alhaji Saleh Zazzaga, advised in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Jos. According to him, the calls from different quarters for the removal of Ganduje from office and...

Gov. Dikko Inaugurates Council To Fight Climate Change In Katsina

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Gov. Dikko Inaugurates Council To Fight Climate Change In Katsina

The Governor of Katsina State, Dikko Umaru Radda, inaugurated the state’s Climate Change Council, SCCC, on Tuesday at the Katsina Government House to combat climate change and ensure a sustainable future for Katsina. While emphasizing the council’s critical role, Governor Radda stated, “The time is now for us to join the global fight against climate change.” He pledged full support to...

Hardship: President Tinubu Did Not Create Problems Facing Nigerians – Yuguda

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Hardship: President Tinubu Did Not Create Problems Facing Nigerians – Yuguda

Former governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda has said President Bola Tinubu did not create the problems currently confronting Nigerians. Yuguda said the problems Tinubu met on ground would have created a worse situation if not well handled by Tinubu. He spoke at the first edition of the Asiwaju Scorecard Series organized by the All Progressives Congress Professionals Forum in Abuja. The...

I Only Started Taking Decision As Governor In February — Fubara

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Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has reiterated that the projects he was inaugurating were accomplishments of four months because his administration has only started taking decisions, and confronting governance in February, 2024. He, however, assured the people that his administration would continue to deliver projects that impact positively on the people directly while also empowering them to live better lives. Fubara...

Court Awards N300m Against DSS Over Illegal Detention Of Activist

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A Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa on Monday ordered the Department of State Security to pay N300 million in damages over the illegal arrest and detention of a youth activist, Collins Opumie, for over two years. Opumie approached the court in 2022 to seek redress, demanding N9.0 billion in Suit number YHC/324/2022 as damages over his detention following...

Sacked Workers Picket Dana Air Over Unpaid Salaries, Gratuities

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No fewer than 100 sacked employees of Dana Air, on Tuesday in Lagos, picketed the head office of the airline over alleged unpaid salaries and outstanding pensions, among others. The protesters were seen carrying placards with various inscriptions, such as: ‘Expatriates not paid for three months’; ‘Pension deductions not remitted since 2008’; ‘Say No to tyranny’ and ‘7 aircraft, only...

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