Court sacks Gov Umahi and his deputy over defection to APC

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today March 8, sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and his Deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi Igwe, following their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling

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ASUU strike: Nigerian students protest in Abuja and others (photos)

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Monday, February 28, staged a protest in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and some other parts of the nation over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The

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Omoyele Sowore arrested in Abuja

Human rights activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has been arrested. According to the news platform, Omoyele Sowore was arrested at about 9AM today February 24, at Gudu in Abuja, while leaving the Court of Appeal. According to

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Looters cart away goods as fire ravages Next Cash and Carry supermarket in Abuja

Looters were seen carting away goods as fire razed Next Cash and Carry supermarket in Kado-Abuja. The fire incident started at 8 am on Sunday, Dec. 26. As the fire ravaged the supermarket, locals made their way into the burning

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Ghanaian, 2 Nigerians arrested at Enugu and Abuja airports with 9.9kg cocaine and Meth

A Ghanaian and two Nigerians have been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu respectively for trafficking a total of 9.953kilograms of Cocaine and Methamphetamine. A statement released by Femi Babafemi, spokesperson of

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Spiritual consultant to notorious bandits, 4 suspected kidnappers arrested as police foil plot to kidnap worshippers in Abuja church

The Niger State Police Command has arrested one Umar Samaila, said to be a spiritual consultant to notorious bandits hibernating in Niger, FCT Abuja and Nasarawa States. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement

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Police take over APC National headquarters in Abuja

Police officers have taken over the national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress APC located on Blantyre Street in Abuja. The police officers who came in four patrol vans, blocked the exit and entry points of the building. The police

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Missing Vanguard reporter, Tordue Salem found dead in Abuja

Vanguard reporter, Tordue Henry Salem, has been found dead 29 days after he went missing in Abuja. Vanguard confirmed his death on Thursday night, November 11, but details of the circumstances surrounding the recovery of his remains are still sketchy

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Rivers VAT is not for Abuja people and I don’t care if heaven falls – Governor Wike warns oil companies as he threatens to take over FIRS offices in Rivers state

Governor Nyesom Wike has threatened to take over offices of the Federal Inland Revenue Services in Rivers state over an alleged “bullying”. Wike who addressed Shell Petroleum Development Company and other representatives of oil companies and business owners in the

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Pastor’s wife and teenage daughters abducted as gunmen break into another home in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a 45-year-old woman and two of her daughters at Pegi community in Kuje area council of Abuja. The victims identified as Mrs Oladapo Bukola, her daughters, Moyo Oladapo, 17-years-old, and Glory Oladapo, 14,

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