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MURIC hails FG over June 12 celebration

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) over the elaborate activities lined up for the celebration of June 12 this year. The group gave the commendation in a statement issued by the Founder and Director of the human rights organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Monday, 20th May, 2019. The Federal Governanment through the Minister ... Read More »

NGF: Consolidate on achievements of Gov Shettima, Arewa youth tells Lalong

The Arewa Youth Assembly has called on Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau to consolidate on the achievements of the outgoing Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF), Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State. Mohammed Danlami, Speaker of the assembly, made the call on Sunday in a congratulatory statement n Abuja. ”The leadership of Arewa Youth Assembly felicitates with His Excellency, Simon Lalong, ... Read More »

FG rolls out program of events for ‘low-keyed’ May 29 Inauguration, elaborate June 12 Democracy Day (See details)

  *President Buhari during his first term inauguration four years ago* The Federal Government on Monday, May 20 released the programs of events for the May 29 inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for the second term and the first observance of June 12 as the nation’s Democracy Day. Rolling out the programs of events at a World Press Conference in ... Read More »

‘You are owing me,’ insists Bode Mustapha…threatens Ogun Govt., Commissioner with litigation for alleged defamation

* Insists Govt. is owing his company for services on Paris Club Refund *Tenders letters to back up claims By Mikail Mumuni Executive Chairman of Bond Investments & Holdings Ltd., Chief Olabode Mustapha has given Ogun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr Adewale Oshinowo seven days to retrace alleged defamatory statements he made against him or face court action. He is ... Read More »

Kashim Shettima: Tackling banditry and insecurity by returning to agriculture, By Femi Ige

  *Gov Shettima* Youth restiveness is a major problem confronting the government of the most populous black nation in the world. From the Bayelsa creeks to the Sahel regions of Sokoto through Zamfara to Borno,the recurrent decimal is youth unemployment with its resultant side-effects; hunger, banditry, kidnapping and insurgency .The danger is not lost on the outgoing  Borno executive Governor, ... Read More »

LPPC shortlists 64 lawyers, 16 academics for SAN rank (See full list)

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee has released a total number of 64 legal practitioners and 16 Academics who it is considering for admission into the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN for 2019. In a statement made available to The State Online, the Secretary of the LPPC, Hadizatu Mustapha Esq, who also doubles as the Chief Registrar of the ... Read More »

Asian markets mostly rise despite US-China trade talks reportedly hitting a roadblock

The Nikkei 225 in Japan added 0.35% in afternoon trade, as shares of index heavyweights such as Fast Retailing and Softbank Group advanced. The Topix also edged up, CNBC reports. The moves came after Japan’s economic growth in the first quarter rose above expectations. Japan’s economy grew at an annualized 2.1% in the first quarter, gross domestic product (GDP) data ... Read More »

N15billion Debt: Court Orders Winding Up Petition Against KEPCO Company To Be Advertised

By Our Correspondent A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has ordered that a winding up petition filed by United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) against a limited liability company, KEPCO ENERGY RESOURCES NIGERIA LIMITED (RC 6900064) over the inability of the company to pay a debt of N15,221,674,976.4 be advertised in the Federal Gazette and ... Read More »

Breaking: Police Kill Suspected Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman, Arrest Others

The Police high command on Sunday announced the killing of a suspected mastermind of the recent kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC ) and his daughter and confirmed the arrest of seven suspected kidnappers UBEC Chairman, Muhammed Mahmood and his daughter were kidnapped on April 29 around Katari Village, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway and later released. ... Read More »

Insecurity: ‘I need more time to disclose spending on security votes,’ Al-Makura tells SERAP

The governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has responded to a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and asked “for more time within which to compile and provide details on the spending by the State on security votes, as this will require more than 7 days to process given that the information being requested ... Read More »

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