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Daily Archives: July 28, 2018

How police, EFCC were used to plot Saraki, Ekweremadu’s impeachment – Senator Ibrahim

The Senator representing Kwara South in the National Assembly, Rafiu Ibrahim, has revealed that there were plans to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu last Tuesday. Senator Ibrahim was one of those who [...]

July 28, 2018 Government and politics

Why Nigeria police cannot arrest us – Miyetti Allah

The National Coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Benue State, Alhaji Garus Gololo, has given reasons the police cannot arrest the leadership of the association. He spoke in response to the call by a former Head [...]

July 28, 2018 Military

Imo Assembly raises panel over source of grazing bill reappearance in order paper

Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim has set up a three -man committee to investigate the source of notice of bill on grazing in the order paper of the house recently. In a statement signed by Ihim’s [...]

July 28, 2018 Societal issues

PDP Southwest chairman says Adeleke is qualified to run for Osun guber election

National Vice Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southwest, Eddy Olafeso, has said the governorship primaries held last Saturday, which produced Senator Ademola Adeleke as the party’s standard-bearer for the September 22 governorship election in Osun State passed the litmus test [...]

July 28, 2018 Government and politics

NAFDAC raises alarm over imported contaminated frozen mixed vegetable

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control’s directorate of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FSAN) has raised an alarm over the importation of contaminated frozen mixed vegetables in Nigeria. NAFDAC has responded to an alert from the International [...]

July 28, 2018 Health issues

Admission racketeering: Police academy denies giving preference to Kano applicants

The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil has debunked the alleged admission lopsidedness in favour of Kano State applicants into the academy. The management of the academy was accused of violating federal character principles in its last admission exercise, essentially to pave [...]

July 28, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari orders review of revenue template as FG, states share N821.9bn in June

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for the review of the revenue reporting template between the NNPC and the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC). The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, conveyed the President’s directive yesterday while giving a breakdown on how N821.9bn [...]

July 28, 2018 Government and politics

Obama, Fashola, others to grace first left handers day

Active Projectile Limited, an anti-bullying prevention organization, is set to mark this years’ Lefthanders Day by bringing all Nigerian lefthanders together for the first time, joining the rest of the world to celebrate their uniqueness. August 13 is set aside [...]

July 28, 2018 Government and politics

Army re-deploys theatre command, MNJTF commanders, others

The Nigerian Army has yesterday announced major re-deployments of senior officers, staff and other top military appointments in the country. The re-deployments and postings were disclosed in a statement released yesterday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen. Texas Chukwu. [...]

July 28, 2018 Military

Katsina flood: 2,000 victims benefit from NAF Medical Outreach

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has begun a three – day medical outreach for an estimated 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a [...]

July 28, 2018 Environmental issues