IGP IDRIS DRAGS SENATE, SARAKI TO COURT OVER SUMMONS

‎Idris drags Senate, Saraki to court over summons Godwin Tsa, Abuja The hide and seek between the Senate and the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has taken a legal dimension with a suit by the latter challenging his summons by the Senate. In a suit marked FHC/ABJ/ CS/ 457/2018, the police boss is seeking an injunctive order of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki of their assigns, agents or any committees from insisting that he must appear before the…

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FOR KILLING THEIR FAMILY MEMBER UNLAWFULLY, SEE WHAT COURT ORDERED THE POLICE TO DO TO THIS FAMILY

Court orders Nigeria Police to pay N10m over unlawful killing The Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Thursday ordered the Nigerian Police Force to pay N10 million as compensation to the family of Alidu Hakeem, a commercial driver shot dead by a policeman at Saki. Hakeem was killed by a police inspector on March 9, 2016 along Saki-Okere International Market road in Saki. Consequently, Hakeem’s son, Afeez, filled a suit bordering on enforcement of fundamental human right against the police. Joined in the suit are the Inspector General of Police,…

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NNPC EMPLOYS CHILDREN OF THE ELITE WHILE POOR PEOPLE’S CHILDREN GET N- POWER JOBS, NORTHERN YOUTHS COUNCIL LAMENTS

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has bemoaned the rate of lopsidedness in political appointments and the secret recruitment of children of elites into lucrative agencies of government. President of NYCN, Comrade Isa Abubakar, who made the remarks at a media briefing in Abuja, said that the children of the poor and masses were not favoured in employment into public service. He said: “As young people of Northern extraction, we are aware that unemployment is a global problem, but it is a very sad commentary that only the children…

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LAWYER INVOKES FOI, REQUESTS FAYOSE TO DISCLOSE STATE ALLOCATION, EXPENDITURE

Ekiti guber: Lawyer invokes FOI, urges Fayose to disclose allocation, spendings Daily Post Nigeria / Emmanuel Ani / 4 hours ago EDITED Human rights lawyer Morakinyo Ogele has invoked the Ekiti State Freedom of Information Law, urging Governor Ayo Fayose to disclose the total amount that had accrued to the state since he came to power. Ogele in a letter to Fayose, a copy of which was made available to DAILY POST on Thursday challenged Fayose to reveal the total amount received as allocation from the Federal Government and how they had been spent…

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EFCC ARRESTS POPULAR PORT HARCOURT PASTOR OVER 1.8BIL CONTRACT SCAM

EFCC arrests Pastor over N1.8bn contract scam Daily Post Nigeria / Wale Odunsi / 4 hours ago Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, have arrested a Pastor, James Ezekiel for defrauding an unsuspecting victim the sum of N1,330,000 by deceiving him to enlist as one of the “financiers” of a spurious contract in the sum of N1,800,000,000.00. Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC Head, Media and Publicity, in a statement on Thursday, said Ezekiel, a purported Presiding Pastor of One Touch Power Ministry, Agudama, Epie, Bayelsa State, allegedly claimed to…

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HOW RONALDO AND BALE INFLUENCED THE RESIGNATION OF ZIDANE AS REAL MADRID COACH

How Ronaldo, Bale led to Zidane’s resignation as Real Madrid manager The uncertain futures of Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo will have contributed to the Zinedine Zidane’s decision to resign as Real Madrid manager, Guillem Balague said. Zidane announced his exit in a press conference on Thursday, just days after becoming the first coach to win three consecutive Champions League titles. And Sky Sports’ Spanish expert Balague, believes Bale and Ronaldo’s comments after the match in Kiev, would have been taken into account. “Cristiano Ronaldo instead of celebrating with his…

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BANDITS ABDUCT OVER 25 ALONG KADUNA ROAD

An unspecified number of people were reportedly kidnapped on Thursday along the Birnin Gwari – Funtua road in Kaduna State. A transport union official however said the number of people abducted could be 25 or more. The incident was said to have occurred at about 3:45pm between Kiryoyi and Maganda villages of Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna State. Five vehicles carrying unspecified number of passengers were said to have been intercepted by armed bandits who ordered them out and took them into the bush. Chairman of the National…

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BUHARI APPROVES RETIREMENT OF ADELABU, DEPUTY GOVERNOR, CBN

Buhari approves retirement of CBN Deputy Governor, Adelabu Punch Newspapers / Ifeanyi Onuba / 5 hours ago Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has formally accepted the disengagement of the Deputy Governor in charge of Operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, with effect from July 15, 2018. In a letter dated May 24, 2018 and signed by him, Buhari thanked Adelabu for his services to the country and wished him the best in his future ambitions. “While appreciating your services in the Central Bank of Nigeria since 9th, April 2014, I wish you…

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ARMY INTERCEPTS TRUCKS WITH 300,000 LIVE CARTRIDGES IN OGUN

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Thursday said it had intercepted three trucks loaded with over 300,000 live cartridges on the Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun State. The General Officer Commanding of the division, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, disclosed this to journalists at a news conference at the division’s headquarters in Lagos. The GOC was represented by the 35 Artillery Brigade Commander, Brig.-Gen. Olusegun Olatunde. “The 81 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with some security agencies on May 30 at 2.58 am intercepted three 5-ton trucks loaded with thousands of…

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ROBBERS SNATCH 9MIL LG WORKERS SALARY IN KEBBI

Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi says suspected robbers have stolen over N9m meant for the payment of April salary of workers of its Departments of Health and Agriculture. The chairman of the council, Shehu Bagudu, told newsmen in Gwandu on Thursday that the incident happened on May 24. “The incident happened when the cashier of the area, Bashir Gwandu, collected the money from the bank and went to his house. SEE ALSO: Don’t run against me, Buhari tells youths as he signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill “As he was about to open…

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