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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Court clears VIP Express Tourism in dispute with CPC, customers - Dailypost news

    The long dispute between VIP Express Tourism and the Consumer Protection Council,CPC, over an alleged misconduct and wrongful dealings by VIP Express towards its customers has been resolved. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja delivering its Judgement on 10-04-2018 in suit no...
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Snatched Mace: APDA reacts to thugs invasion of Senate - Dailypost news

    The Advanced Peoples Democratic Party, (APDA) has described the invasion of the Senate Chamber by suspected thugs on Monday as a national embarrassment which must be handled with seriousness. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Tosin Adeyanju, called on the heads of...
  3. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Senate mace: Sen. Omo-Agege must be investigated – CDHR - Dailypost news

    The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights has called for thorough investigation into the invasion of the Senate by suspected hoodlums on Wednesday. Thugs suspected to be loyal to the suspended Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district, on Wednesday, invaded the red chambers and...
  4. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics GOV POLL: Secondus, Mark settle Ekiti PDP crisis - vanguard newspaper

    National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and the former Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday, visited Ekiti State to resolve the crisis rocking the party in the state. The PDP leaders urged the state governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, who is backing...
  5. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics ONDO APC PRIMARY: Court grants accelerated hearing in suit against Akeredolu - vanguard newspaper

    The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, granted accelerated hearing of the suit seeking to remove Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State from office. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba said he would expedite the hearing of the pre-election suit that was filed against Akeredolu by a governorship...
  6. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Bayelsa APC, PDP bicker over attacks on supporters - vanguard newspaper

    The leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Twon Brass, Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, are at each other’s throat over alleged violent confrontation between their supporters. The PDP leadership claimed that some thugs loyal to the APC...
  7. Iroka Chinedu

    Sports 2018 FIFA WC: NFF wants $2m from FIFA to pay Eagles qualification bonus - vanguard newspaper

    Nigeria Football Federation is reported to have asked world soccer governing body, FIFA to release to it $2 million to pay the Super Eagles their qualification bonus ahead of the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia. According to an online medium, NFF general secretary Mohammed Sanusi wrote a...
  8. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Kaduna govt sacks 4,562 newly-recruited teachers - vanguard newspaper

    Kaduna State government has dismissed 4,562 newly-recruited teachers a few weeks after they were issued with employment letters to replace those sacked for failing a competency test. The state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Ja’afaru Sani, who stated this at a briefing yesterday, explained...
  9. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Olanipekun backs NLC on N56,000 minimum wage demand - Punch newspaper

    A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), has urged the Federal Government to grant the N56,000 minimum wage demand by the Nigerian Labour Congress, saying it is not too much considering the depreciation of naira. He lamented that the nation’s leaders had...
  10. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Agagu crash: Flight crew ignored danger warnings, says AIB - Punch newspaper

    The Accident Investigation Bureau has released six final accident and serious incident reports that occurred in the industry between 2009 and 2014. Among the released reports was that of Associated Airlines’ crash of October 3, 2013, which occurred when the remains of a former Governor of Ondo...
  11. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Buhari’s nominee remanded in prison for alleged N182m fraud - Punch newspaper

    A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has remanded Dr. Saadu Alanamu in prison custody for alleged fraud to the tune of N182m and abuse of bail condition. Incidentally, Alanamu’s name was forwarded to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari last week for confirmation as a commissioner of...
  12. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Mercenaries in Benue, plan to attack five villages — Abounu - Punch newspaper

    The Acting Governor of Benue State, Mr. Benson Abounu, on Wednesday, raised a fresh alarm of impending attacks on Benue communities. Abounu said security reports made available to him had indicated that large numbers of armed mercenaries had occupied the Benue Valley and were planning to launch...
  13. Iroka Chinedu

    Business CBN injects fresh $210m into forex market - Punch newspaper

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has intervened with another sum of $210m in the foreign exchange market to meet the requests of customers, as the regulator continues its efforts to maintain a stable exchange rate for the naira. A breakdown of the figures obtained from the bank in Abuja on Tuesday...
  14. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Group plans campaign for Atiku in Lagos - Punch newspaper

    A group that seeks to advocate the development of the country and protection of the rights and privileges of its citizens worldwide, Re-building Nigeria Initiative, is set for inauguration. The Deputy National President of the group, Earnest Fasan, said in a statement on Wednesday that the...
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    Metro Soldiers kill kidnap kingpin in Akwa Ibom - Punch newspaper

    Soldiers at Ikot Andem village, in the Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, have killed a suspected kidnap kingpin, Item Ebehe. A bystander, who asked not to be identified, on Wednesday said Ebehe was apprehended by some indigenes, who handed him over to the military. He said the...
  16. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Nigerian youths like freebies, says Buhari - Punch newspaper

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said many Nigerian youths like free things based on the notion that Nigeria is an oil-rich nation. According to source, President Buhari made this assertion while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster. Click here to read more
  17. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Offa robbery: Police arraign hotel owner, workers, guests - Punch newspaper

    The Proprietor of Xontec Hotel on Igosun Road, Offa, in the Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Mr. Kadir Surajudeen, and members of his staff have been arraigned before a Magistrate’s Court in Ilorin, the state capital, for failing to give police credible information on the gunmen who...
  18. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro OAU sex-for- mark: Committee recommends indefinite suspension of Prof. - Punch newspaper

    The committee set up by the management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has recommended indefinite suspension of a professor allegedly caught on tape demanding sex from a female student at the school. A member of the committee, who spoke to Punch correspondent in Oshogbo on...
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