Subpoena: Jonathan demands N1bn traveling expenses, insists he had no business with Metuh

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has demanded for the sum of N1bn to cover travelling expenses for himself and his security personnel from his home town, Otuoke, in Bayelsa State, to Abuja if he would appear in court as a witness

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PDP rejects Lawal’s sack, calls for Buhari’s impeachment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the sack of  Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), and Ayo Oke, former director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). In a statement by Dayo Adeyeye, spokesman of the opposition party,

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Scarcity of aviation fuel: Many passengers stranded at Lagos airport

Flight delay and cancellation affected many passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Monday, with domestic airline operators blaming it on insufficient aviation fuel. A NAN correspondent, who monitored the situation at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 and

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A christian, lawyer and politician…meet Boss Mustapha, Nigeria’s new SGF

Mr Boss Mustapha, the new man appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as Secretary to the Government of the Federation is a lawyer and politician. He has been for decades a Progressive, since he joined Nigerian politics in the late 1980s.

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Police arrest 200 cows for invasion, destruction of farmland in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command on Sunday, arrested 200 Cows for invading a farmland at Yolde-Pate in Yola South Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman for the command, Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the arrest to NAN,  said the animals invaded

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More trouble as Buhari orders EFCC to go after Lawal, Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari says he expects the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offence Commission (ICPC) to “proceed with investigation” involving the two top government officials he sacked some hours ago. Buhari

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I warned Buhari about Maina’s reinstatement, Oyo-Ita reveals in leaked memo

Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of service of the federation, says she warned President Muhammadu Buhari about the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), into the civil service. Maina, who had been declared wanted by the Economic and

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Atiku absent as APC caucus passes vote of confidence on leadership

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, was absent as chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the party. Atiku had accused the government of President Muhammadu Buhari of sidelining him in spite of his efforts

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Nigerian Army redeploys six top generals, two others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed eight top officials including six generals, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Those redeployed include a major-general, five brigadier-generals and two lieutenant colonels. Top military insiders told PREMIUM TIMES that those redeployed include I.O. Rabiu, a major

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Monarch condemns calls for cancellation of DISCOs’ contracts

Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, has decried calls for the cancellation of existing electricity distribution contracts in the country, warning that such a move would be retrogressive. The first class monarch, who spoke after a visit to

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