Buhari okays NDDC Board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari, has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the composition of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). This was contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun A. Adekunle, Esq. The new appointees and their …

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I’ve not been disqualified from Bayelsa guber race, says ex-Cross River REC

Former Cross River state Resident Electoral Commission, Frankland Briyal has denied being disqualified from the governorship race in Bayelsa state, saying his waiver to contest the election was being processed. Briyal joined the governorship race in Bayelsa state recently after resigning as a Resident Electoral Commissioner. While inaugurating the screening Committees for Bayelsa and Kogi …

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UPDATED: Court orders AGF, EFCC to justify planned seizure of ex-Gov Yari’s assets

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to show why it should not grant the request by ex-Governor of Adamawa State, Abdulazeez Yari for an order restraining them from tampering with his assets. Justice Evelyn Maha gave the order on …

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Buratai to media practitioners: support military operations through balanced reportage

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Monday called on media practitioners to support the military activities and operations especially that of Nigerian Army through balanced reportage. The Army boss, who spoke at the opening of the Directorate of Army Public Relations (DAPR) study period holding at 1 Div, Kaduna, …

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Police recover N40million goods

The Oyo Police Command on Monday said it has arrested 29 criminal suspects terrorising the residents of the city of Ibadan and other parts of the state. Among the suspected criminal elements, were 10 suspected armed robbers, who allegedly diverted goods valued about Forty Million naira (N40m), to an unknown destination. The commissioner of Police …

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