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Sirika Pleads Not Guilty to fraud allegations

Former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika and his brother, Ahmad Sirika, on Thursday pleaded not guilty over an alleged contract fraud worth N19.4 billion. Sirika, his brother, and a company owned by Abubakar were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on an amended 10-count bordering on the offence, which was dated May 13 and filed on May 14, 2024. EFCC alleged that Siria abused his office by awarding […]

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Atiku vows to continue his quest for presidency

The 2023 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to keep contesting as long as he’s healthy. The former vice president stated this in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja while adding that he is consoled by the fact that former United States President Abraham Lincoln did not win the presidential vote on his first time of vying for the position. He granted the interview amid speculation […]

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Zamfara govt collaborates with partners to stop mysterious illness

Zamfara State Government has vowed to stop the spread of a mysterious illness which recently affected four local government areas of the state. This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Health, Aisha M.Z. Anka while briefing newsmen at Shagari primary healthcare center in Gusau recently. Anka appreciated the efforts of partners who stood firmly to make sure that the unidentified disease was stopped. The commissioner assured the people of the […]

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Sowore faults Army for shutting Abuja plaza

The Nigerian Army was criticized by pro-democracy activist and African Action Congress presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore for closing Banex Plaza in the Federal Capital Territory after some soldiers were attacked over the weekend. The attack on some soldiers last weekend, which the Army said was the result of a bunch of thugs, prompted them to close the square. But according to Sowore, closing a civilian area that employs thousands of […]

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Obi Urges Tinubu-Led Govt to take Responsibility.

Former presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi, says the repeated attacks, particularly in Plateau State, have become too many to make any discerning mind worrisome. Obi condemned the recent reports of an attack in Zurak village in Wase LGA of the state that left about 40 people dead and many others hospitalized. He made a post on his X handle on Wednesday, the former Anambra State governor […]

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Lawyers help criminals invest, conceal crime proceeds according to NFIU

The Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit, Chief Operating Officer, Emmanuel Shotande, has alleged that some lawyers help criminal-minded people to invest and conceal their clients’ proceeds of crimes. Regretfully, attorneys have a great deal of responsibility since some of them assist clients in purchasing homes. During the Tuesday sensitization program for legal practitioners in Nigeria organized by the Nigerian Bar Association in Abuja, he stated, "People with criminal tendencies come and […]

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FCT witnessing improved security under Tinubu says DSS

The Department of Security Services, DSS, has said that the FCT has recorded improved security within one year of President Bola Tinubu-led administration. The Director of the department in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Adamu Gwary, stated this while adressing newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, the security situation in the FCT especially has significantly improved, considering the reduced incidents of security breaches. He also attributed the […]

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FG to launch centre for data collection to boost security

The Federal Government has revealed its move to strengthen national security and efficiency by unveiling a state-of-the-art data centre that can store 1.4 petabytes of data. This announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, during a meeting with the delegation of the National Union of Nigerian Associations in Italy (NUNAI) led by its President, Rowland Ndukuba at his office in Abuja on Monday. According to the Minister, […]

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Retired Police Officers Protest Over Unpaid Pension

Retired Police Officers under the contributory Pension scheme, on Tuesday stormed the National Assembly to protest over unpaid pensions. The retirees representing various state chapters lamented the severe hardships faced due to the failure of the National Pension Commission to pay their entitlements, and urged the Federal Government to remove them from the contributory pension scheme. This is not the first of such protests by the retired police officers. Recall, […]

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