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Boko Haram| President Buhari Met with the Governor of Borno State

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Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday for one-on-one meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Information from the governor’s media team, said the meeting focused Borno’s fight against boko haram towards peace building, rebuilding, resettlement of displaced persons and economic recovery. Zulum left Maiduguri on Thursday through a [...]

“Fire Didn’t Destroy any Record at Accountant-General’s office”, says Minister

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Clem Agba, minister of state for budget and planning, says the fire that gutted the office of the accountant-general of the federation did not destroy any record. On Wednesday, fire broke out at the Treasury House, a building housing the AGF’s office. Officials of the Federal Fire Service and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) were [...]

Why the Conviction of Funke Akindele cannot stand in Law

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INTRODUCTION: The trial and conviction of actress Funke Akindele and her husband is legally flawed. The fact that they pleaded guilty does not foreclose a discussion on the case because the flaws that I intend to highlight are constitutional and jurisdictional in nature. Issues of jurisdiction can be raised at any time. I have read [...]

COVID-19 | British PM Boris Johnson Taken Into Intensive Care

– Posted in: International News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Monday admitted to intensive care after being hospitalized with coronavirus, with foreign minister Dominic Raab to take over his duties “where necessary”, his Downing Street office said. “Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has [...]

El-Rufai Tests Positive for COVID-19

– Posted in: politrick

Kaduna Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor, in a live broadcast, said he submitted a sample for the COVID-19 test and the result came in positive. He stated he has been in isolation according to doctors’ orders. El rufai He said: “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for [...]

Gov. Akeredolu Says Akure Explosion was Caused by Vehicle Transporting Explosives

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Akure Explosion

Following a blast that destroyed about 100 houses in Akure on early morning of Saturday, March 28th, the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has said that the explosion was caused by a vehicle transporting explosives to a storage facility in a neighboring state. Governor Akeredolu at the scene of the explosion The governor in a statement [...]

Covid-19| Lagos Govt Took Delivery of More Disinfectant Equipment [Photos]

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Lagos State Government took delivery of more disinfectant equipment as part of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s aggressive efforts to combat the novel Coronavirus in the State. The fumigation machines, which are in their hundreds would be deployed to every part of the metropolis for sterilization of public surfaces. ” To ensure we keep our environment safe and [...]

Coronavirus: FG Bars International flights to Lagos & Abuja

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The federal government has barred international flights arriving into the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. This was contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, on Saturday. Nuhu explained that the closure of international flight operations at the Lagos and [...]