Almajiri: Declare child destitution, begging national emergency, Reps tell FG

Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency. They also called on the governments at all levels to ensure that children were provided with opportunities to access basic education as guaranteed by the United Nations Convention;  While urging the Federal Ministry of Education to integrate the Almajiri Education …

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Tribunal to decides Ekiti election on Monday

Ekiti Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal will give its judgment in Abuja on Monday, ruling on whether Governor Kayode Fayemi was validly elected. Ahead of the judgment, the police on Sunday warned politicians and their followers in the state against unlawful protests. The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr Asuquo Amba, gave the warning while speaking with newsmen in Ado Ekiti. …

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EFCC SECURES 172 CONVICTIONS IN 10 MONTHS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has recorded 172 convictions from January till date. This was revealed by The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, in Gombe today. Magu emphasized that every Nigerian should take ownership of the fight against corruption, adding that this is the right time to act to stem the tide of …

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OGUN SWEARS IN NEW CHIEF JUDGE

The former acting chief judge of Ogun state, JusticeMosunmolaDipeolu has been sworn in as the state’s new Chief Judge. The swearing in ceremony took place this morning at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. Recall that The Ogun State House of Assembly last week, confirmed Justice MosunmolaDipeolu as the substantive chief judge of the state. The lawmakers said Mrs Dipeolu, who …

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Media stakeholders reject Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018

The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO) comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigeria Guild of Editors and the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), as well as other media stakeholders have rejected the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018, describing it as draconian, unconstitutional and against the rule of law. In a communiqué issued at the end of their meeting …

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Federal government planning to incarcerate me, Erstwhile Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang says

Former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said attempts to link him to criminal activities, especially the recent killings in his senatorial zone, were deliberate plan by the Federal Government to get him out of the way, so he would not participate in any of the 2019 electoral processes. But reacting to Jang’s allegation, the Federal Government said it …

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Ex – Taraba governor, Nyame guilty of fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja, the nation’s capital has found a former Taraba State Governor, Mr. Jolly Nyame, guilty of fraudulently approving N250 million naira. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Nyame on a 41-count charge before Justice Adebukola Banjoko. Nyame, who served as governor of the North Central State from May 1999 …

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