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  • Fayemi appoints new Head of Service in EkitiFayemi appoints new Head of Service in Ekiti
    The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of Mr. Bamidele Agbede as the state’s new Head of Service. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Yinka Oyebode, confirmed the development in a statement on Monday in Ado-Ekiti. He said Agbede’s appointment would take effect from July 1.… Read more »
  • Police arrests Ahmed Gulak’s suspected killer after one yearPolice arrests Ahmed Gulak’s suspected killer after one year
    Police operatives in Imo have arrested one of the suspected killers of a former political adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak. Gulak was killed by armed men during a visit to Imo State on May 30, 2021. The spokesman for the state police command, Michael Abattam, who paraded the… Read more »
  • SocialMediaTrends: What Nigerians are saying about CJN Tanko’s resignation on health groundsSocialMediaTrends: What Nigerians are saying about CJN Tanko’s resignation on health grounds
    Reactions have been trailing the surprise resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad based on health grounds. Many Nigerians were shocked after the CJN made the pronouncement on Monday. In swift action, President Muhammadu Buhari, has sworn in the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice… Read more »
  • IPOB declares sit-at-home as Kanu returns to court TuesdayIPOB declares sit-at-home as Kanu returns to court Tuesday
    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared a sit-at-home in the South-East on Tuesday as its detained leader, Nnamdi Kanu, returns to the Federal High Court, Abuja, for the continuation of his trial for alleged treasonable felony. In a statement issued on Monday by its Media and Publicity Secretary,… Read more »
  • Bauchi Police arrests three suspects over removal of boy’s eyeballsBauchi Police arrests three suspects over removal of boy’s eyeballs
    The Bauchi State Police Command has bursted a gang of suspected ritualists in Bauchi arresting three of them in connection with the removal of the eyeballs of a 16 years old boy, Uzairu Salisu. The Command’s PPRO, SP Ahmed Wakili announced on Monday that it had arrested one Isaac Ezekiel… Read more »
  • Court sentences 4 men to death for armed robber, murder in EkitiCourt sentences 4 men to death for armed robber, murder in Ekiti
    The Ekiti State High Court, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday sentenced four men to death for armed robbery and murder in the state. The convicts – Babangida Amodu, Oluwafemi Ibrahim, Ojo Ayodele, and Okunato Dada – were arraigned by the state government on October 4, 2018 for conspiracy, armed robbery and murder.… Read more »
  • Buhari swears in Ariwoola as acting CJNBuhari swears in Ariwoola as acting CJN
    Justice Olukayade Ariwoola was on Monday sworn in as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by President Muhammadu Buhari. The swearing-in of Justice Ariwoola followed the sudden resignation of Justice Ibrahim Tanko based on ill-health on Monday. Ariwoola is the third individual to occupy the top Judiciary job of… Read more »
  • APC denies document claiming it earmarked N6.5trn for vote-buying, bribes in 2023APC denies document claiming it earmarked N6.5trn for vote-buying, bribes in 2023
    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied budgeting N6.5 trillion for vote-buying to assure victory in the 2023 presidential election, as contained in a leaked document. Mr. Felix Morka, the APC National Publicity Secretary, who spoke on the matter on Monday referred to the paper as a forgery and the… Read more »
  • Ansaru terrorist group bans political activities in Kaduna communitiesAnsaru terrorist group bans political activities in Kaduna communities
    A terrorist group known as Ansaru, has placed a ban on political activities and gatherings in some communities of Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The group, according to the Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressives’ Union (BEPU), in a bid to indoctrinate and recruit local youths in the council, announced the… Read more »
  • Self-styled PA to Gov Makinde docked for internet fraud in IbadanSelf-styled PA to Gov Makinde docked for internet fraud in Ibadan
    The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC) on June 23, 2022 arraigned one Babawale Daniel Olayinka before Justice Uche Agomoh of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on five count charges bordering on cybercrime. An identity card recovered from the defendant at… Read more »

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