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Appeal Court reduces ex-govs Dariye, Nyame jail terms

•Sentenced to 10 and 12 years respectively  •Jolly Nyame ordered to pay a fine of N500m Jude Johnson  The Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reduced the 14 years jail sentences handed over to the former governors of Plateau, Sen. Joshua Dariye and Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame, to 10 and

Kwara: Buhari pushing towards election crisis worse than 1963, 83–CUPP

•Decribes police, presidency actions as 'show of shame' •Urges US, UK, EU to place visa ban on Police boss Jude Johnson  The Secretariat of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of trying to push the country towards election crisis worse than that of the 1963 and 1983. Spokesman

El-zakzaky: CAN demands a stop to the use of live bullets by Nigerian Army, Police

•Again, tasks presidency on free, fair elections ••Total overhaul of security system, replacement of security chiefs •Calls for the release of El-Zakzaky, Dasuki Godsgift Onyedinefu The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a presidential order directing the Army to stop the use of live bullets in quelling

NNPC sacks 80 senior managers for failing promotion exam

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has sacked over 80 manager-level employees, . The corporation started issuing letters to the affected workers on Friday. At the Kaduna Refining & Petrochemical Company (KRPC), over 20 workers were affected. Spokesman for the corporation Mr. Ndu Ughamadu told Daily Trust that the affected personnel were asked

Boko Haram: FG hands over empowerment materials to returnee IDPs 

Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government has handed over empowerment materials to thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who have decided to relocate  back to their communities in North East Nigeria,  ravaged by Boko Haram terrorists attacks. The materials were given by the federal government through the National Commision For Refugees, Migrants And

EFCC arrests 24 undergraduates, 12 others over cyber crime

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The commission’s acting Head, Media and Publicity, Tony Orilade, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Mr Orilade stated that the suspects, who were between 19 and

3 soldiers reportedly killed after boko haram attack on millitary base in borno

At least three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, military and militia sources told AFP Thursday. Boko Haram fighters believed to be from the IS-affiliated Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) late Wednesday attacked the base in

2019: For embracing restructuring, South-east leaders endorse Atiku/Obi Presidency

•Presents shopping list to the presidential hopeful   Jude Johnson The South East  leaders comprising elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups, have endorsed the joint presidential ticket of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Mr. Peter Obi, mainly for embracing their major demand for restructuring of Nigeria. In a five-point communique issued

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