Tekno: FG Reacts To Lekki Nude Video

The Federal Government has condemned the public naked dance in Lekki area of Lagos State said to be a scene from Tekno’s unreleased video titled: ‘Agege’, in which he featured Zlatan Ibile. The musician was seen dancing with the semi-clad women, spraying them with money and hitting them on the buttocks.  The government warned that such immorality “must not be allowed to turn Nigeria to a destination for sex and illegal drugs tourism.” A statement on Tuesday in Abuja by Segun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), expressed government’s commitment…

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Obaseki wins as Court Stops NASS From Taking Over Edo Assembly

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Assembly to halt its plan to take over the legislative functions of the Edo State House of Assembly. Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the order at the resumed hearing in the case filed by the Edo State Government, challenging the decision by the Senate and the House of Representatives to step in if the governor fails to send another proclamation letter for a fresh inauguration of the Edo Assembly. Justice Taiwo on Wednesday, however, ordered the parties in the case to…

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Achuba reacts to Impeachment Move, says, move was not unexpected.

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba has described all claims suggesting that he is planning to decamp to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as ‘lies from the Pit of hell’.  Mr Achuba said this while reacting to the impeachment move against him, by the Kogi State House of Assembly. Speaking as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Mr Achuba said the impeachment move was not unexpected. He said the impeachment is a reaction to the revelations that he has made regarding the polity in Kogi State. The Deputy Governor…

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Soldiers Kill Three Police Officers, One Civilian In Taraba – Force Spokesperson

The Nigeria police Force through its spokesman, DCP Frank Mba has said that soldiers killed three officers of the Force and a civilian in Taraba State. In a statement on Wednesday, DCP Mba said that the three officers were killed while on investigative activities within the Ibi area of Taraba. He said that the officers had gone to arrest one Alhaji Hamisu who was indicted in a series of high-profile kidnap incidents in the State. Mr Mba stated that the police operatives, led by ASP Felix Adolije of the Intelligence…

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Kogi Assembly Commences Impeachment Proceedings Against Deputy Gov

The Kogi State House of Assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings against the state’s Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba, over his criticism of Governor Yahaya Bello. The lawmakers described the action as gross misconduct against the governor and the people of the state. The impeachment process followed a petition signed by 21 members of the House which was presented during plenary on Wednesday by the Majority Leader, Abdullahi Bello who represents Ajaokuta constituency.

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N1.2 Billion Scam: EFCC To Arraign Ex-INEC chairman

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Maurice Iwu is to face trial for alleged laundering of N1.2billion. Iwu, who has been interrogated by the EFCC, was said to have been involved in the N23.29billion poll bribery scandal which characterized the 2015 poll. Although charges have been filed against Iwu, it was unclear last night when the ex-INEC chairman will be formally arraigned. A source said: “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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Police Brutality: 12 Corpses, 11 Injured Protesters Still in Police Custody

Nigerian police fired apparently unlawfully on a peaceful protest by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) in the capital, Abuja, on July 22, 2019, SUNCITY NEWS report. Eleven protesters, a journalist, and a police officer were killed, while dozens of others were wounded or arrested, according to witnesses and authorities. The Shiite movement was protesting the detention since 2015 of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, and calling for the authorities to allow him proper medical care. Though the court has granted leave for the popular cleric to travel abroad…

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Exposed! Plan to free 100 Fulani terrorists from prison, grant them amnesty leaked

The governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has expressed resolve to free 100 suspected Fulani bandits from prison and grant them amnesty. A statement by the governor’s spokesman, Zailani Bappa, said the suspects, who are in the gaol for offences connected to the banditry menace bedevilling the state, would be released before the week runs out. According to Mr Bappa, this was disclosed by the governor when he received representatives of the Fulani community who are at the center of the peace process with their kith and kins in the…

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Falana: If Sowore Is Charged, Buhari Will Be My First Witness In Court

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the government will be making a mistake if it files charges against Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, who is the convener of #RevolutionNow movement, has been detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) since Saturday. The DSS had accused him of threatening public peace and safety with his planned nationwide protest. But speaking at an event organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on Tuesday, the senior lawyer who though did not mention President Muhammadu Buhari’s name directly, said…

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Court Freezes Accounts Linked To Ex-governor, Ambode, Over N9.9bn Alleged Fraud

Court freezes accounts linked to former Lagos governor, Ambode, over N9.9bn alleged fraud A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday ordered the freezing of three bank accounts allegedly linked to the Lagos State government and former governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, over an alleged N9.9 billion fraud. Chuka Obiozor, the judge, ordered the temporary freezing of the accounts, domiciled in Zenith Bank, Access Bank, and First City Monument Bank, following an exparte application brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. According to the EFCC, N9.9 billion was paid…

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