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Police arrest Onitsha publishers printing handbills for IPOB

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested two publishers in Onitsha who were allegedly printing handbills for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in respect of November 18 election boycott in Anambra State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this at a press conference …

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Metuh’s trial: DSS produces Dasuki as witness in court

The Department of State Services has finally produced the detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, in compliance with an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja, that the ex-NSA should appear as a witness in the ongoing trial of a former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, …

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New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. “Before you begin to celebrate the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new SGF, do you …

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Buhari appoints new SGF, sacks Babachir Lawal, Ayo Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir David Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. The President accepted …

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Jonathan, Dasuki absent as Metuh’s corruption trial continues

Jonathan, Dasuki absent as Metuh’s corruption trial continues

The trial of a former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisah Metuh, continued on Wednesday with both former President Goodluck Jonathan and former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, absent in court. Messrs. Dasuki and Jonathan were expected to appear on Wednesday, after a subpoena was issued on them at the request …

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No court has found Maina guilty of any crime – Buhari’s aide

An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has said no court has found fugitive federal civil servant, Abdulrasheed Maina, guilty of any offence. Mr. Maina was recently reinstated and promoted to a higher position, prompting a national outrage which caused Mr. Buhari to order his immediate dismissal. The president on Monday …

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Buhari receives report on Maina’s reinstatement

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff has received the report of how fugitive Abdulrasheed Maina was reinstated to the civil service. Femi Adesina, Mr. Buhari’s Chief of Staff, confirmed that the Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, submitted the report to the president’s chief of staff, on Monday evening as directed. …

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