Sunday, September 15, 2019

You Lack Power To Take Over Edo Assembly, Court Tells NASS

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, has ruled that the National Assembly lacks the power to take over the function of Edo State House of Assembly or any other House of Assembly in the country. The Court also ruled that the National Assembly lacks the power to direct Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin...

FG Vows To Keep Borders Shut Till Neighbouring Countries Comply

Nigeria borders will remain closed until neighbouring countries respect Nigeria’s policy on food ban and other contraband importation. This was disclosed on Wednesday by the Comptroller General of Customs, Hammed Ali, during a visit to Maigatari border in Jigawa State. Maigatari border town connects Nigeria and Niger republic. Ali while addressing custom personnel and community leaders at...

Boko Haram: 22,000 Missing In Northeast Insurgency – ICRC

Nearly 22,000 people, mostly children, are missing as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, the Red Cross said on Thursday. The jihadist uprising which started in 2009 has killed more than 27,000 people, displaced some two million, and spilt over into neighbouring countries, sparking a dire humanitarian crisis. The International Committee of...

Tribunal Judgement: Victory For Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal as a victory for Nigerians, stating that Nigerians freely gave him the mandate. President Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that he was unperturbed all along and the verdict has vindicated their victory...

Buhari Wins As Tribunal Dismisses PDP, Atiku’s Petition

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2019 Presidential election challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 Presidential election. The five-man panel of the tribunal, led by Justice Mohammed Garba gave the unanimous judgement on Wednesday. The tribunal...

BREAKING: 188 Nigeria Returnees Arrive Lagos From South Africa

The Air Peace flight MEN2759 conveying 188 Nigerians from South Africa has arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos at 9:35 pm local time. The aircraft which departed the OR Tambo International Airport in South Africa, after an eight-hour delay, had on board, 188 Nigerians. The evacuation of Nigerians...

Tribunal Judgement: Atiku, PDP Win Round One

The Presidential Election Tribunal has given former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party victory in a ruling on a motion filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission. In the motion, INEC had sought the dismissal of Atiku and PDP’s petitions because they failed to join the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, in their...

Dakolo Demands Apology From Pastor Fatoyinbo – Court Papers Reveal

Busola Dakolo has demanded that the founder and Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, apologise for allegedly defiling her.  Mrs Dakolo in a writ filed on her behalf by her lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi and Co of Law corridor, demanded that Pastor Fatoyinbo pen a clearly worded apology on the front page of...

Xenophobic Attacks: Buhari Orders Immediate Voluntary Evacuation Of Nigerians From South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has given instruction for the immediate evacuation of all Nigerians who are willing to return home from South Africa.  The President gave this order after he received the report of the special envoy sent to South Africa to convey a Special Message to President Cyril Ramaphosa over the recent xenophobic attacks in the...

FG To Upgrade 22 Teaching Hospitals – ICRC

…….FCT to get new specialist hospital The Federal Government will  upgrade the 22 teaching hospitals in the country and construct a new 500-bed state-of-the-art Specialist Hospital, in Abuja through Public Private Partnership (PPP), according to the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). Mr Patrick Ederaro, Acting Head, Media and Publicity, ICRC, made this known in a statement...

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