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Braithwaite’s legacies inspired my vision to work for the masses – Ambode …Says late activist left indelible footprints

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday eulogized the life and times of the late activist and foremost lawyer, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, saying he had always been fascinated about his disposition towards the masses and the people of Nigeria. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the burial service, held in …

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Ndume, Ohuabuhwa, Murray-Bruce, others named in Senate committee to probe Enugu killings by Fulani herdsmen

The Senate has constituted an ad choc committee to investigate the killing of members of some Enugu State communities, last Monday, by suspected Fulani herdsmen with a view to proffering solutions. The Senate asked the Committee to start work next week, mandating members drawn from the six geo-political zones, to …

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Police clarifies clampdown on petrol black market operators; now target hoarding, diversion

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has clarified his earlier directive to all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and FCT/State Commands’ Commissioners of Police to arrest anybody found selling petrol and other petroleum products in plastic containers. Arase, in that statement through ACP Olabisi Kolawole, the Force Public Relations …

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FG declares Monday public holiday

Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2, as public holiday to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day Celebration. Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), who made the declaration on behalf of the government, congratulated Nigerian workers for “their resilience, hard work and commitment to the change mantra of President …

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Court adjourns Metuh’s trial to May 16

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Wednesday, shifted trial of the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh to May 16. Presiding judge, Justice Okon Abang , adjourned hearings to enable Metuh who reportedly fell off a swivel chair on Tuesday, to receive proper …

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