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Nigeria loses billions daily as the JTF continues to steal oil in the Niger Delta

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Hate speech hurts Nigeria – Remi Tinubu

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Buhari’s Aide Claims #ResumeOrResign Protest Aims At Derailing Anti-Corruption War

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The Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Jesper Kamp, says his home government is now committed to creating job opportunities for Nigerians than giving them financial aids. Jesper disclosed this  at the launch of a partnership between FOSS Analytical Business and Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd. in Lagos on Monday FOSS Analytical is a Danish leading …

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Following criticisms that have greeted the Hate Speech Bill which passed first reading last week,  the Senate has distanced itself from the proposed legislation The acting spokesperson for the red chamber,  Senator Godiya Akwashiki, told journalists in Abuja on Monday that contrary to widespread impression, the bill was not the idea of the 9th Senate. …

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Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his position as the father and leader of the state. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon, to visit the former president’s home …

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Following INEC’s declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello, winner of the Saturday governorship election, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party and other parties that were not satisfied with the results of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states to seek redress in court. The APC candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, had …

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Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from executing the judgment of a Federal High Court which disqualified candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from participating in the Bayelsa state governorship election slated tomorrow. With the stay of an execution order from the intermediate appellate court in its …

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The United States Consul General, Claire Pierangelo, has said the US government could impose a visa ban, among other punitive measures, on perpetrators of violence in the coming Bayelsa State governorship election. Pierangelo said despite the difficult terrain, the US would mobilise observers to the state to ensure a free, fair and transparent process. She …

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Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, was petitioned by Human Rights Activist, Mr Mike Ebah, to make an order disqualifying Musa Wada, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate for Kogi in the Nov. 16 governorship election on alleged poor mental health records. NAN reports that the prayer was contained in a suit bearing file …

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Following the suspension of APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, the Edo Peoples Movement, a faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the state, on Wednesday also announced the suspension of Governor Godwin Obaseki; his deputy, Philip Shaibu; and the Secretary to the State Government, Ogie Osarodion. Announcing the suspension at an enlarged meeting and …

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Party chairmen of the All Progressives Congress across the 18 local government areas of Edo State, on Tuesday, passed a vote of no confidence on the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The Edo State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, also said its former secretary, Lawrence Okah was removed because …

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The Nigerian Senate has initiated a bill which will ensure that culprits of any form of hate speech are penalised to die by hanging if convicted. The Senate also provided that any person found guilty of the criminal act should be accorded life jail sentence and or five years imprisonment, depending on the gravity of the hate …

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