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Day: December 6, 2023


Ooni of Ife gives reason for visiting Kuje prison

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has explained why he visited the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Kuje. Ooni, who visited the correctional facility in Kuje to commemorate his 8th anniversary of ascending the throne, said he was there…


Court of Appeal relocates Kogi governorship election petitions tribunal to Abuja

Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, the president of the Court of Appeal, has relocated the Kogi governorship election petitions tribunal from Lokoja to Abuja. A statement by David Umar Mike, secretary of the tribunal, said that its sitting would now be at…


Senate Gives NNPC, NUPRC Boss 24 Hours To Appear For Budget Defense

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts raised concern on Tuesday about the impunity with which the management of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) has serially snubbed invitations to answer queries on the missing $1 billion reflected in the report of…


Egypt Secures 2027 African Games Hosting Right

The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) has granted Egypt the right to host the 2027 African Games. The Egyptian National Olympic Committee (ENOC) had sent a request to ANOCA, voicing interest in hosting the games. Egypt’s successful…


Breaking: Protesters Storm National Assembly Over Kaduna Village Bombing

Protesters on Wednesday stormed the National Assembly premises in Abuja, over the killing of many innocent citizens by a military drone on Sunday. The protesters, who besieged the National Assembly entrance gate for over two hours, demanded justice for victims…


BREAKING: Gunmen Stole Kogi Governorship Election Petitions From Tribunal Secretary – Police

Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that gunmen attacked the secretary of the state governorship election Tribunal, Mr David Umar Mike on Monday in Lokoja and made away with sensitive petition documents on the just concluded gubernatorial election in the…


Reps committee expresses anger as INEC fails to appear for Budget defence

The House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters on Wednesday, December 6, expressed displeasure over the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to appear before it to defend its 2024 budget estimates. The chairman of the committee, Hon….


Osun: Governor Adeleke kicks off dualisation Osogbo, Ede roads

In pursuance of his infrastructure expansion agenda, Governor Ademola Adeleke has launched road dualisation construction activities at Ede and Osogbo while documentation processes are almost completed on planned flyovers across the three senatorial districts. The roads which is a total…


Ooni Of Ife Visits Ex-CBN Gov Emefiele In Kuje Prison

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on Tuesday, paid a visit to the embattled former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, in Kuje Custodial Centre, Abuja. The monarch joined the list of…


Akeredolu must transmit power to Aiyedatiwa – PDP insists

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has insisted that Governor Oluwarotimi lAkeredolu must hand over power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The opposition party said it had cautioned its elected lawmakers in the House of Assembly against supporting…