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Federal High Court Strikes out President Buhari’s Defamation suit against AIT
The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja struck out defamation suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari against DAAR Communications, operators of the African Independent Television (AIT). Justice John Tsoho held that the court was compelled to strike out the suit because it appeared abandoned. According to him, no... Read more
Senate to begin confirmation hearing Ibrahim Magu’s Screening on Thursday
The Senate will on Thursday begin a confirmation hearing on Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This was disclosed at plenary on Wednesday by the Deputy Senate President,Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the session. The Presidency had in July this year written... Read more
Judge Orders Michigan Officials to begin U.S.A Election Recount on Monday
Election officials in the U.S. state of Michigan have been ordered by a federal judge to begin massive hand recount of the nearly five million ballots cast in the presidential election. U.S. District Judge, Mark Goldsmith, on Monday, issued a ruling instructing state authorities to start the recount at... Read more
The Federal Government has banned the importation of vehicles into the country through land borders
The Federal Government has banned the importation of vehicles into the country through land borders. In a statement on Monday in Abuja, Wale Adeniyi, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Public Relations Officer, stated that “the prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles”. Adeniyi also said the ban was sequel... Read more
Federal Road Safety Corps “FRSC” Debunks Reports that its Officials Can Now Carry Arms
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday urged the public to ignore reports going round that the corps had started distributing and mandating its personnel to carry arms. Bisi Kazeem, FRSC Head of Media Relations and Strategy, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the rumour was being... Read more
Check out the list of people who made TIME’s ‘2016 Person of the Year’ Finalists
TIME Magazine has released the names of the 11 finalists for the 2016 Person of the Year. The award is given each year to the person “who most influenced the news, for better or for worse”. The finalists were revealed on Monday on NBC‘s Today. See the list and profile... Read more
President Muhammadu Buhari to attend the 3rd Dakar Forum on Peace and Security in Africa
The President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa slated for December 5th and 6th. The president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the disclosure in a statement... Read more
Morocco and Nigeria agree to Promote Gas Project to Foster Regional Integration
Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco have agreed to promote a regional gas pipeline project that would connect Nigeria’s gas resources, those of several West African countries and Morocco. This is to foster regional economic integration. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this in a communiqué presented... Read more