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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has received a directive to remove Senator Ifeanyi Ubah from the Red Chamber of the nation’s legislative body over certificate forgery. The high court sitting in Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday, declined to set aside its judgement on the nullification of the election of …

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Senator Hope Uzodinma, the newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, on Thursday, announced his first appointments as he takes over the State Government House. Uzodinma was declared the authentic winner of the 2019 governorship election in Imo State by the Supreme Court during the week. He was handed his Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC …

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Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of fighting a war against the Igbo people as if the Nigerian Civil war has not ended. Kanu alleged that Buhari and his administration were still waging war against the people of the Southeast with their “dehumanizing treatment against the …

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Following debates on the Operation Amotekun, the Nigerian Bar Association has cautioned the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), about his opposition to the South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun. The National Publicity Secretary of the NBA, Mr  Kunle Edun, stated this in an interview with the media on Wednesday …

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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday issued a certificate of return to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress(APC) as the governor-elect of Imo State. Mr Uzodinma received the certificate in Abuja barely 24 hours after a Supreme Court judgment nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) as governor. A …

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The Federal Government has commenced the immediate implementation of some aspects of the Finance Act with the implementation of 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on delayed payments on government transactions. The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris, Thursday said all approved payments transactions not concluded before the passage of the …

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Operatives from the Department State Security Services (DSS) and other agencies have rescued five aid workers from the captivity of notorious terrorists in North-Eastern Nigeria. The operation, which took place Wednesday evening, included military and intelligence services. The aid workers were abducted by the Islamic State West Africa Province, popularly known as ISWAP, on December 22, 2019 …

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Former Super Eagles captain and two time CAF African Player of the Year, Nwankwo Kanu, was on Wednesday celebrated by English Premier League club, Arsenal, following a glamorous career with the London club. Wednesday made it 21 years when Arsenal signed Kanu from Serie A giants, Inter Milan. To mark the signing, the Gunners accompanied a …

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For freezing the bank account of one Mr Adetokunbo Odutola on the instructions of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja has awarded N25m against Diamond Bank Plc. In a judgment by Justice S.O. Nwaka, the court held that a bank account could only be frozen on the order …

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Following the Supreme court’s judgment on the 2019 Imo state Gubernatorial election on Tuesday, January 14, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is at a loss as the apex court dismissed the victory of Emeka Ihedioha, as governor of the state. The party, in its official reaction to the judgement, which favoured Hope Uzodimma …

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