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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amotekun: FG, S’West govs reach truce on operational modalities – Newtelegraph

    The Federal Government and governors of the South-West geo-political zone yesterday reached a truce on the operational modalities of Operation Amotekun, the regional security outfit launched recently in Ibadan, Oyo State. The agreement came at the end of … Read more via Newtelegraph –...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osinbajo, IGP, South West governors agree that Amotekun should go on – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Federal Government and South-West governors have reached an agreement on Operation Amotekun. Laolu Akande, the Special Adviser to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, made this known via his verified Twitter handle this evening.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – https://ift.tt/2Ggub1k Get...
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    Politics Osinbajo is in a meeting with Southwest Governors over Amotekun – Pulse Nigeria News

    Osinbajo and governors from the Southwest are discussing Amotekun at the villa. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently locked in a meeting with governors of Nigeria’s Southwest region over Amotekun, the region’s newly launched security outfit, a highly placed source in the..... Read more...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG Maintains That Amotekun Is Illegal – Tori News

    The Western Nigerian Security outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun remains an illegal entity, the FG has maintained. According to The Nation, the Federal Government has insisted the Western Nigerian Security outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun remains.... Read more via Tori News –...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro FG reacts to Transparency International’s new ranking of Nigeria being the most corrupt country in West Africa – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Federal Government says there is no evidence to back up claims made by Transparency International that Nigeria is currently the most corrupt country in West Africa. Transparency International in its new ranking, placed Nigeria at 146 out of the 180 countries on the 2019 corruption perception...
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    Metro Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s case until March 18 – Pulse Nigeria News

    The EFCC arraigned Dokpesi in 2015 on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged N2.1 billion fraud. The Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned the ongoing trial of Mr Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman Emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc until March 18.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Dasuki makes first court appearance after release from detention – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The immediate-past former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on Thursday, made his first court appearance after his release from four-year-long detention. The ex-NSA was kept in detention for that period, in spite of the bail granted him on numerous occasions by various courts. On...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Mob attacks police, kills ‘one chance’ robbery suspect in Abuja – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The police command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja yesterday said mob damaged one of its operational vehicles and lynched a ‘one chance’ robbery suspect in Abuja..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – https://ift.tt/2NSkU3N Get More Nigeria...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World U.S. Visa Restrictions: Presidency reacts – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by America’s government led by President Donald Trump. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro There is no country where killers walk freely like Nigeria – Kukah – Daily Post Nigeria

    Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, has lamented that there was no place in the world where human lives were slaughtered anyhow without the perpetrators caught and brought to face justice like in Nigeria. He spoke at the 3rd General Assembly and peace … Read more...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amotekun, a vote of no confidence on Buhari, Presidency — PDP – Vanguard News

    ABUJA—National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, said, the emergence of the South-West security outfit, Amotekun and other security apparatus are indications of a vote of no confidence on the ability of President Muhammadu Buhari … Read more via...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Magu: I don’t know why UK is protecting Diezani – TheCable

    Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum, is being protected in the UK. The ex-minister had relocated to London shortly before former President Goodluck Jonathan handed over... Read more via...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Shehu Sani demands N100m damages from EFCC for illegal detention – Legit.ng

    Human rights activist and former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has demanded N100million damages from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his detention. Sani who is still in the custody of the anti-graft commission said his continuous detention without trial is a gross...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Alleged $2.1bn scam: Absence of ex-Aviation Minister, Fani-Kayode stalls trial – Newtelegraph

    The absence of former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, stalled the continuation of the trial. When the court registrar called the case, though Fani-Kayode’s lawyer, Ahmed Raji, SAN, was in court, the former minister, who was the sole...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigerian civil war, never again! – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Fifty years after, Nigerians are still romancing the baleful consequences that led to civil war. This is so because many things that have happened in the past that caused the civil war are still happening today almost exactly the same way..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Moment before PDP protesters had a car accident in Abuja (video) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Some People’s Democratic Party (PDP) members were involved in an accident yesterday January 20, during a protest in Abuja against the sack of Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo State by the Supreme Court. A video from the scene of the incident showed one of the trucks conveying some of the...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Lack of foreign investments denying youth employment ― Buhari – Tribune Online

    President Muhammadu Buhari has observed that the lack of foreign investment is denying employable young persons the opportunity to work in the country. In an article titled “A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade,” made available to the media in Abuja on Sunday, he said greater … Read...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amotekun: Buhari told to arrest Yoruba leaders immediately – Daily Post Nigeria

    The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been called upon to arrest the Yoruba leaders promoting the establishment of the new security outfit, Amotekun in the South West. Making the call in an interview with the Sun at the weekend is the National President General of Miyetti Allah…...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 2023: I Will Handover Quietly To My Successor – Buhari – Naijaloaded

    President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that as a beneficiary of a free and fair election he would bequeath same to his successor and the nation in 2023. A statement by a presidential spokesman, Garba Shuhu quoted the President spoke at... Read more via Naijaloaded – https://ift.tt/38jGq9k...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics What Atiku Told PDP Leaders About Elections On Friday – Tori News

    The PDP candidate in the 2019 presidential election said the hope of the party was that the APC would continue with good governance but it had proved Nigerians wrong. Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has proposed to the ... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2uZftcV Get More...
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