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Kwara Assembly Probes Saraki

The Kwara State House of Assembly, on Tuesday directed its Committee on Land, Housing and Urban Development to investigate the alleged transfer of the ownership of a four-bedroom chalet to the immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. The building named Alimi Lodge is located on Alimi road in GRA, llorin, the state capital. The directive of the House followed ...

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N48bn Assets: Explain Source Of Your Wealth, Oyo APC Asks Makinde

Akin Oke, chairman of Oyo state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Seyi Makinde, governor of the state, to disclose the source of his wealth. On Monday, Makinde had declared N48 billion worth of assets. Speaking with NAN on Tuesday, Oke said the governor should not only tell people what he has but also how he accumulated them. ...

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Landlord, Pregnant Daughter 12 Others Killed In Jos Building Collapse

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 14 people died as a result of the three-storey building which collapsed in Jos, Plateau state. The incident occurred in Jos north local government area of the state on Monday. Nurudeen Musa, head, search and rescue operations at the north-central office of NEMA, who disclosed the casualty figure on Tuesday, said four people ...

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INEC Official Was Caught With $10,000 On Election Day – PDP Witness

Likita Ali, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agent, says an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was arrested with $10,000 on the day of the presidential election. Ali said this on Tuesday while being cross-examined by Yunus Usman, counsel to INEC. The witness said he served as agent of the PDP in Lafia local government area of Nasarawa ...

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Tribunal Grants PDP’s Request To Tender 48 Video Clips Against Buhari

The presidential election petitions tribunal on Monday granted the application of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to tender 48 video clips. Chris Uche, counsel to the petitioners, made the application to tender the video clips in support of the petition challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of February presidential election. But the respondents – Independent National Electoral ...

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I Slept With My Brother-in-law Thinking It Was my Husband, Woman Tells Court

A trader, Mrs. Kuditat Ajayi,52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband. Ajayi’s husband, Akande, is seeking the dissolution of their 35-year-old marriage, accusing her of infidelity. ”I was in bed in the night when my husband’s younger brother came to the house my husband rented for me. “I ...

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Breaking News: Samson Siasia’s Mother Kidnapped

Mrs Ogere Siasia, the mother of former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia has been kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Monday. The 76 year-old woman was abducted at her Odoni country home in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State at about 2 a.m. Her whereabouts, is not yet known and the abductors had also not established contact ...

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Obasanjo Writes Buhari Again, Warns Him To End Violent Attacks Across Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster. Obasanjo a former Nigerian leader, between 1999 and 2007, said Nigeria has been consumed by violence and ethnic divisions since Buhari assumed office four years ago, in a ...

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Osinbajo Calls For Self-sacrifice, Righteousness To Transform Nigeria

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday called for self-sacrifice, righteousness to transform Nigeria. He spoke  during the 50th anniversary lecture, award and dinner of the Shepherd Hill Baptist Church, in Obanikoro, Lagos state. The theme was: “The role of contemporary church in Nation building: Pessimism, optimism or Activism”. Speaking at the programme, Osinbajo said “As Christians are we just going ...

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Akeredolu Visits Pa Fasoranti, Says Death of Olakunrin Was Personal Loss

Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has commiserated with the Leader of the Pan – Yoruba Socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, over the loss of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, who was killed by armed bandits on Friday. Governor Akeredolu also condole with the husband of the deceased, Mr. Idowu Olakunrin. Arakunrin Akeredolu, who cut short his trip ...

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