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BREAKING: PENGASSAN Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike which was planned to commence 11:59 pm today (Monday) followed the intervention of the Director of State

BREAKING: Troops Kill Several Boko Haram Terrorists, Arrest 167 Insurgents

File Photo Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have killed several Boko Haram members and captured 167 others during an intensified offensive on the terrorists’ enclaves in the Islands around the Lake Chad region. Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command

BREAKING: Soldier Sentenced To Death For Killing Five Rescued Civilians In Borno

A General Court Martial (GOC) sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State, has sentenced a soldier serving in Operation Lafiya Dole to death. The court sentenced the soldier, Lance Corporal John Godwin to death for killing five rescued civilians in the Yamteke area

BREAKING: Court Denies Maryam Sanda Bail

The Federal High Court in Abuja has denied Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly killed her husband, bail. The court which arraigned her alongside her mother, brother and one other person on Thursday, said it was not inclined to grant

BREAKING: Channels Television Emerges TV Station Of The Year For 12th Time

Chairman, Channels Media Group, Mr John Momoh (OON); AGM Operations, Channels Television, Mr Kingsley Uranta (L), and AGM International, Channels Television, Mr Patrick Obuseh (R), at the awards ceremony Channels Television has won the Nigerian Media Merit Award for Best

BREAKING: Appeal Court Orders Retrial Of Saraki On Three Counts

The Court of Appeal has ordered the Code of Conduct tribunal to conduct a retrial of the Senate President Bukola Saraki on three out of 18-count amended charge on false declaration of assets brought against him by the Federal Government.

BREAKING: Court Strikes Out Bribery Charges Against Justice Nganjiwa

File Photo The Court of Appeal Sitting in Lagos has struck out the charges filed against a Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa who is alleged to have collected bribes to pervert the course of justice. In

BREAKING: Abducted Plateau PDP Chairman Regains Freedom

Sango The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Mr Damishi Sango, and four others, who were abducted on Thursday have regained their freedom. According to the Publicity Secretary of the PDP in the state, Mr John

BREAKING: Uche Secondus Elected As PDP National Chairman

Mr Uche Secondus has been declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairmanship election. The PDP chief defeated Professor Tunde Adeniran and Raymond Dokpesi to emerge victorious at the party’s controversial national convention which commenced on Saturday at

BREAKING: Adeniran Walks Out Of PDP Convention, Rejects Electoral Process

Ahead of the announcement of results at the ongoing elective national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, one of the National Chairmanship candidates, Professor Tunde Adeniran, has rejected the whole electoral process. He denounced the electoral process, describing it as

BREAKING: Bode George Withdraws From PDP Chairmanship Race

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Chief Bode George, has announced his withdrawal from the  PDP Chairmanship race. Chief George made this announcement at a conference on Friday night in Abuja. He raises concerns about

BREAKING: Ronaldo wins 2017 Ballon d’Or, equals Messi’s record

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has won the 2017 Ballon d’Or prize. The 32-year-old was named the winner of France Football’s prestigious award at a ceremony in Paris on Thursday. Ronaldo had previously won the award in 2008, 2013, 2014

BREAKING: FEC Approves Establishment Of Six New Private Universities

The Federal Executive Council has approved the establishment of six new private Universities in Nigeria. This is part of steps taken to enable National Universities Commission (NUC) ensure maximum supervision in order to maintain required standards. The decision was reached

BREAKING: Police Release Moses Motoni On Bail

The Police have granted bail to a human rights defender and a project tracking official at BudgIT Nigeria, Moses Motoni. A group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) had earlier sent an urgent appeal to the UN in a statement on