Twitter Temporarily Restricted Activist, Aisha Yesufu

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Micro-blogging site, Twitter, ‘temporarily restricted’ the account of activist Aisha Yesufu for a couple of hours on Thursday. Aisha Yesufu is a co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign. Aisha Yesufu in between riot police during one of her protest The account was restored after several Nigerians with large following on Twitter reacted [...]

US Embassy Imposes New Visa Fees on Nigerians

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The United States Embassy in Nigeria, Tuesday introduced a reciprocity fee for all approved applications for non-immigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications. A statement by the Public Affairs Section of the embassy, said the development was informed by what it described as the failure of Nigerian government to change [...]

Dino Melaye Sacked as Kogi West Senator By Tribunal and He React (Video)

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The senator representing Kogi West District, Dino Melaye has been sacked by the National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, TheCable reports. Senator Smart Adeyemi, who was the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) had approached the tribunal, challenging Melaye’s victory at the February 23 election, citing irregularities over voting and non-compliance with the electoral acts. [...]

Know Your Ministers | Full Lists of Buhari’s NextLevel Officers and Job Description

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President Buhari assigned portfolios to Next Level Ministers, he urged them to work collaboratively and purposefully. The following ministers are those who would work with him for his second term in office. Minister of Niger Delta- Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio Minister of Mines and Steel Development- Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, Abia State. Ogah is a Nigerian [...]

Extrajudicial killings | Police Dismiss Four Officers

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The four policemen caught on camera extra judicially killing two suspected robbers have been dismissed and charged to court for prosecution, the Lagos command has stated. Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon, Sergeant Solomon Sunday and Corporal Aliyu Mukaila earned the wrath of the system on August 19 after shooting two suspects arrested for allegedly [...]

Buhari’s Sworn in 43 Ministers and Their Portfolios ( See Full List)

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President Muhamadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated his 43- member cabinet and allocated portfolios to the ministers. @muhammadubuhari presides over Swearing-In of Ministers in State House on 21st Aug 2019, PHOTOS:📸@bayoomoboriowo The president promises a robust monitoring and evaluation framework will also be put in place to track the implementation of all policies and programs over [...]

“Order EFCC to Release My $40m Jewelry”- Diezani Alison-Madueke Tells Lagos Court.

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Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, has filed an appeal at the Federal High Court Lagos for the reversal of an interim order secured by the EFCC for the interim forfeiture of her 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customized gold iPhone all valued at $40m, seized by the antigraft agency last month. Diezani Alison-Madueke [...]