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Gunmen kidnap and kill Nasarawa APC chairman

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, Philip Tatari Shekwo, who was kidnapped last night has been murdered. His body was found dumped few meters away from his private residence at Anguwar Bukan -Sidi in Lafia metropolis on Sunday morning. It was gathered that the gunmen armed with sophisticated weapons invaded the chairman’s […]

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Presidency sacks National Copyright Commission’s chairman, Tonye Clinton Jaja

President Buhari has terminated the appointment of the Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC, Tonye Clinton Jaja. Jaja’s sack was conveyed in a letter dated October 15 and signed by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata (SAN). The letter, titled: ‘Notification of your removal […]

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Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman and others arrested in Nasarawa

27 suspected kidnappers and robbers have been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police command. Among the suspects arrested in different locations in the state are suspected killers of the village head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Amos Obere. The suspects who were arrested at a drinking joint in Nasarawa town where they […]

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Mohammed Umar replaces Magu as acting EFCC chairman

Following the suspension of Ibrahim Magu who is being investigated over allegations of Fraud, Mohammed Umar has reportedly taken over as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC. Until this appointment, Umar was the Head of Operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the second most senior operative at […]

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Giadom gets President Buhari’s backing as APC Acting National Chairman

Factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom has gotten President Buhari’s backing to preside over the party’s virtual National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. President Buhari who spoke through his spokesperson Garba Shehu on Wednesday, June 24, said he will attend the NEC meeting because “the law is on the side of Victor […]

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Victor Giadom can’t act as APC acting chairman- Court rules

Justice Florence Fiberisima of a High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has declared that the former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom, cannot be the Acting National Chairman of the party. Fiberisima granted an order of perpetual injunction restraining Giadom from parading himself as a member of the […]

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Kaduna APC vice chairman and daughter kidnapped

The Vice chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Shu’abu idris Lauje has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen alongside his daughter. A family source who spoke to The Nation, said Lauje and his daughter were kidnapped in the wee hours of Wednesday May 13. The family member said; “The APC vice […]

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Appeal Court returns Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman

A court of appeal sitting in Abuja has restrained APC from executing the judgement of a federal capital territory high court which ordered the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the ruling party. On March 4, Danlami Senchi, a judge of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Abuja, had ordered the […]

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Breaking : Oshiomole suspended as APC Chairman

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi on Wednesday ordered the suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. The application was filed by an applicant, Oluwale Afolabi. Mr Afolabi in his application dated and filed on January 16 had contended that Mr Oshiomhole is currently suspended by […]