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An Oyo State High Court on Friday granted a relief sought by Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho and ordered the Nigerian government to pay him N20 billion. The court also dismissed an application filed by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, challenging its jurisdiction to hear allegations against Nigerian government […]

THE Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria has issued a six-week ultimatum to the Federal Government over what the association tagged “slow pace of addressing issues relating to members.” The President of MDCAN, Dr Victor Makanjuola, disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH on Thursday. This is as the association accused the National […]

Southern Governors met in Enugu on Thursday, declaring that it is within their purview to collect the Value Added Tax, VAT. This is coming amid row between the Rivers State Government and the Federal Government, a case that is now subject of litigation. The governors also reaffirmed their stand on open-grazing ban, urging every State […]

Military sources on the frontlines told Peoples Gazette that the insurgents attacked a convoy of armed soldiers travelling between Monguno and Maiduguri on Thursday morning. Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday ambushed a Nigerian Army convoy in Borno, killing at least 12 soldiers before carting away cash and weapons. Military sources on the frontlines told Peoples […]

The Federal Government has tasked the media to put Nigeria first in the reportage of the country’s activities, particularly the fight against insecurity. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the call in Abuja during the ceremony of the renaming of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Headquarters Building after the former […]

The governors of the southern states of Nigeria under the aegis of the Conference of Governors of Southern Nigeria are currently in a closed-door meeting now at the Government House, Enugu. The meeting which began at 12 noon is the third in the series held by the group. The first and second meetings were held […]

The disclosure came hours after the anti-graft chief slumped at an event at the Presidential Villa on Thursday afternoon. EFCC chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa has been treated and now due back at work, the anti-graft office said in a statement. The disclosure came hours after Mr Bawa slumped at an event at the Presidential Villa on […]

The Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari will grant expeditious approval for the establishment of a Federal University of Health and Medical Sciences in Ekiti State. Bamidele also lauded the Senate under the leadership for granting the bill expeditious passage, saying […]

Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), slumped in Aso Rock. It happened at a programme today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Trouble started when he was giving a goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration. The EFCC boss suddenly stopped talking, staggered, and later laid down.Isa Pantami, the […]

The Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi says President Muhammadu Buhari will determine whether on not the country will accede to the extradition request against the erstwhile commander of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari. Mr Dingyadi stated this on Tuesday when he featured on Channels TV evening programme, Politics Today. Recall that […]


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