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Ambode appoints Adesoye as Lagos 20th Head of Service to replace Ademola

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the State. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Adesoye’s appointment, will take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement ...

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Keyamo accuses HoS of playing dodgy role in Maina saga

Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has faulted the memo written by the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, to the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari on the raging reinstatement saga of the now discredited former chairman of Pension Reforms Commission, Mr. Abdurasheed Maina into the federal civil service. Commenting ...

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Police arrest Kenya Airways crew members over alleged drug trafficking

Two members of Kenya Airways cabin crew were arrested at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Thursday with narcotic substances while about to fly to Benin in West Africa, police and the airline have confirmed. A police at the airport said the two cabinet crew members were arrested a ...

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Buhari condones with Bola Tinubu over son’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has placed a call through to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the death of his (Tinubu’s) son, Babajide. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina on Wednesday night ...

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May replaces defence secretary as harassment scandal grows

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has appointed Gavin Williamson as her new defence minister on Thursday after his predecessor resigned in a sexual harassment scandal. This had prompted calls for an end to the “locker room” culture in parliament. Just hours after Michael Fallon quit saying his behaviour in the ...

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APC says late Jide Tinubu a cerebral, industrious lawyer

The national headquarters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoned with the Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his son, Babajide. In a statement issued by the party on Wednesday, the leadership of the APC extolled the deceased virtues describing him as ...

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EFCC raises alarm, says plan afoot to frame Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to frame its Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, with ownership of assets abroad. Spokesman for the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement on Wednesday that “shadowy interests at the receiving end” of the ...

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Anambra police finger convicts as brains behind Ozubulu Church killings

The Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Garba Umar, on Wednesday named two suspects behind the invasion and killing of 18 worshipers at St. Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu. According to the police, the suspects are: Prince Charles Obi a.k.a Gozila and Dickson Nwodi who are believed to be are serving ...

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World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria in March, NFF

FIFA World Cup, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018. Making the disclosure was the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi who told thenff.com on Wednesday that confirmation has come from world football –governing body, FIFA. According to Sanusi Nigeria is among the countries where the iconic trophy would be visiting ...

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Court turns down Allison-Madueke’s bid for trial in Nigeria

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday refused an application by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, seeking to be joined in a N500 million criminal charge. In his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Mohammed Aikawa held that the application by the ex-petroleum minister was not only ...

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