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KANO STATE GOVERNOR TO COMMENCE HIS DEFENSE TODAY BEFORE THE ELECTION PETITIONS TRIBUNAL

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, is expected to commence his defense today before the Kano State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal. Ganduje’s victory at the March 23, 2019 poll is being challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party. The governor, through his counsel, Offiong Offiong (SAN), informed the tribunal, presided over by  Justice Halima Shamaki, that…

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SSA to President Buhari on National Assembly matters, pledges to deepen the current mutual relationship between the Executive and the Senate

Newly appointed Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly matters, Senator Babajide Omoworare, has pledged to deepen the current mutual relationship between the Executive and the Senate. Omoworare, in a statement on Tuesday, said he would deploy his vast legislative experience and his robust contacts in the Senate to ensure a rancor-free…

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Saudi Arabia begins implementing reform allowing women to travel abroad without permission of a male “guardian”

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has begun implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male “guardian”. Authorities said the reform, announced earlier this month, weakens the restrictive guardianship system that has long been a symbol of repression against women. On its twitter…

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Police re-arrests suspected kidnap kingpin who was named in the clash between the police and soldiers

Police have arrested suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume who was named in the clash between the police and soldiers two weeks ago in Taraba State.  Wadume was arrested in the Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State by Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team. He is presently being held at the Force Headquarters…

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Gunmen attack convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor killing three police men

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometers away from Akwanga at about 6pm. Police Public Relations Officer…

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Omoyele Sowore collaborates with foreign countries to topple the current Buhari administration – DSS

Department of State Services has alleged in fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja that the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, met with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. DSS also alleged in the court document that Sowore…

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SUPREME COURT STRUCKS OUT AN APPEAL FILED BY THE PDP & ITS CANDIDATE IN THE LAST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election. The appeal was filed against a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), in which it held that the Atiku and the PDP do not have a reply to an application…

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KADUNA STATE CHIEF JUDGE HAS SWORN-IN 40 MAGISTRATES

Kaduna State Chief Judge Justice Muhammad Lawal Bello has sworn-in 40 magistrates, warning them against engaging in any form of corrupt practices. Administering the oath of office on the magistrates, Justice Bello told them that they must live above board in administering justice according to the oath of their office. The CJ said that their…

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