EL RUFAI’S AIDE JUSTIFIES ATTACK ON JOURNALISTS, SENATORS IN KADUNA

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai An aide to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has justified a recent violent attack on federal lawmakers and journalists, who were targeted at the premises of the secretariat of Nigerian Union of Journalists in Kaduna. The aide, Uba Sani, who is the political adviser to Mr. El-Ruafai, spoke during an interview in Hausa language on Nagarta Radio in Kaduna on Friday. “The attack was appropriate,” said Mr. Sani. “It’s part of politics.” Last Sunday, hoodlums disrupted a press conference held by two senators, Shehu Sani…

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NORTHERN LEADERS COMING UP WITH POSITION ON RESTRUCTURING SOON SAYS AL MAKURA

Keffi (Nasarawa State) – Governor Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State says a committee of Northern governors and traditional rulers will soon come up with a stand in the region’s and country’s best interests. Almakura stated that the committee is being led by the Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State. The Nasawa State governor made this known on Saturday at the official installation and presentation of first class staff of office to the new Emir of Keffi, Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, in Keffi Local Government Area of the state.…

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CROSS RIVER POLICE ORDERS SHOPS SELLING ALCOHOL TO CLOSE BY 10 PM

In its efforts to curb incessant crimes in Cross River State, the State Command of the Nigeria Police has ordered the business men and women who deal on alcohol to close shop by 10pm. DAILY POST investigations revealed that Ogoja Command of the Force has started clamping down on traders who operated late in the night. Interestingly, this had led to the closure of several businesses in Ogoja and arrest of over 150 people. A letter referenced “CB:2002/CRS/Z/Vol.1/323” and titled ‘Operation Of Beer Parlour/Joint, Enforcement of Liquor Act’ signed by…

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COURT DECLARES GOVERNOR’S SACKING OF ELECTED LG OFFICIALS ILLEGAL

A Jos High Court has ruled that Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has no powers to dissolve elected Local Government Councilors in the State. The Court also set aside the Local Government Law, which the Governor relied upon to remove the democratically elected Council officials. Delivering the judgment, Justice David Mann said that section 41, sub section 4 of 2007 Local Government Laws of the State, which empowered the Governor to dissolve the Council officials, was at variance with section 7 of the 1999 constitution as amended and therefore…

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IPOB APPEALS TO US CONGRESS, ” PLS DONT APPROVE SAKE OF TUCANO FIGHTER JETS TO NIGERIA”

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has appealed to the Congress of the United States of America not to approve the sale of the Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano (also called A-29) attack aircraft to the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The group said the Nigerian government would deploy the plane to attack innocent Nigerians through aerial bombardment if it was sold to them. The US State Department had earlier approved the sale of the plane, while the Department notified that the US Congress has 30 days to…

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READ ARTHUR NZERIBE’S REACTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS ON HIS HEALTH STATUS

The Senator who represented the Imo Orlu constituency of Imo State from May 1999 to May 2007 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Francis Arthur Nzeribe, has reacted to a social media post which had taken a swipe at his person. Earlier in the week, a young woman who claimed to be a relation of Nzeribe’s had posted some photos of the aged politician on the social media, claiming that she felt related to the senator only on account of their mutual surname, Nzeribe. The controversial post seemed…

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17-YR OLD RAPES 2 WOMEN, INFLICTS 34 INJURIES ON ONE OF THEM

17-year-old boy has been convicted of sexually assaulting two women in separate incidents in one night, during which he inflicted 34 injuries on one of them. As reported by MailOnline, Derrick Mutambuka, now 18, assaulted a woman in the street after becoming ‘sexually aroused’ in a Sunderland nightclub in December 2015 when he was 17 years old. He then grabbed another woman and raped her in an alleyway, giving her 34 injuries as she screamed for help. He paused only to kick and spit blood at passers-by who tried to stop…

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DAVIDO SPENDS 1MILLION DOLLARS ON GOLD CHAINS FOR HIS CREW MEMBERS, SEE PICS

It indeed is balling season for the singer though and that balling extends to his crew, who he usually refer to as his family – the Pere crooner just defined friendship as he purchased gold chains worth up to a million dollars for his crew. He spent that much that he even got an honorary poster of himself on the wall of the merchant – taking to his most used social media platform, SnapChat, the singer shared photos of the expensive pieces. The chains have the inscription “30 billion gang”…

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OUR CHILDREN NOW SMOKE BECAUSE THEIR FATHER SMOKES INDIAN HEMP, WOMAN TELLS COURT

File Photo A housewife Serifat, has told a magistrate court in Oyo state, she wants her marriage dissolved. According to Serifat who is a business woman: “My mother warned me to steer clear of my husband while we were courting because of his addiction to Indian hemp smoking, but I turned deaf ears to her counsel because I was in love. “I went into marriage with him and the realisation of the situation I was into dawned on me when he started beating me. He also turned our house into…

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SUYA WITH A DIFFRENCE: GIRL TRANSFERS 275,000 NAIRA TO COUPLE’S ACCOUNT AFTER EATING LACED SUYA

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE A young lady, Bisola Awoniyi has not come to terms with what happened to her after she reportedly ate ‘suya’ meat bought for her by a couple, Daniel Egbeyinka and his wife, Omolara and thereafter transferred N275,000 in her mother’s bank account to the couple. The incident happened at Church Street in Onipanu area of Mushin in Lagos where they reside and attended the same church. The couple has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for the alleged conspiracy and fraud and remanded in prison custody.…

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