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Offa robbery: Police declare four gang leaders wanted, release pictures

follow url The Nigerian police today declared four of the gangsters who participated in the bloody bank robbery incidents in Offa on 4 April wanted. They also released their photographs, while in action. The images provided were the clearest, since the incident exactly a month ago. The police said the Kwara State Government has also promised a N5 million bounty for information about the suspects, and they listed the hotlines to be contacted as 08062080913, 08126285268, 08032365122, 07056792065, 08088450152. It was the latest update provided by the police following the arrest of…

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BREAKING: Kashim Shettima, Ali Modu Sheriff reconcile as former governor joins APC

http://ourdentalplan.com/compare/ The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally received former Borno State Governor and its leader, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff to its fold. The development came a week after Sheriff announced his return to the party following his exit nearly four years ago. Sheriff, who was received by his political godson and once arch-rival, the state Governor, Kashim Shettima, at a stakeholders meeting in Government House, Maiduguri, on Friday said he has forgiven everybody. “I have forgiven everybody who has one way or the other wronged me. I bear no…

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Dino Melaye: Kogi CJ orders police to move senator to Abuja National Hospital

http://evalfor.com/admin/ The Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, has granted an interim order for Senator Dino Melaye to be transferred to the National Hospital Abuja, while hearing for his bail conditions will be heard on Monday, next week. The Chief Judge gave the order at the High Court in Lokoja, on Friday when Counsel to Senator Melaye, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) filed processes for motion seeking the bail of the Senator who is standing trial for conspiracy and gun running among other charges brought against him. The interim order, the Chief…

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Nigeria Police demolish 15 unexploded civil war bombs in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has successfully demolished 15 unexploded civil war bombs at the outskirt of Enugu metropolis. SP Ebere Amaraizu, the Command’s Spokesman, stated this in a statement issued in Enugu on Thursday. Amaraizu said that the exercise was carried out by the operatives of Explosive Ordinance Department (E.O.D) of the command in a hitch-free manner. He, however, thanked the residents of the state for their cooperation while the exercise lasted for two days. “The command wishes to inform members of the public that its bombs demolition conducted…

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Dino Melaye: Ozekhome explains why judge refused to send Kogi senator to prison

Mike Ozekhome, the lawyer representing embattled Kogi State senator, Dino Melaye, has opened up on the trial of his client earlier today. Dino Melaye had on Thursday appeared before a Kogi court over alleged criminal conspiracy. He was consequently remanded in Police custody till June 11. Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, while speaking with Premium Times, said the decision of the court was for the Inspector-General of Police to “take adequate care of the defendant.” “What happened was that the prosecution asked the court to remand him in…

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Dino Melaye: Why Buhari is sponsoring senator’s problems – Fani-Kayode alleges

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Thursday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was behind the ordeal of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain claimed that Buhari was behind the humiliation and disgrace of Melaye. Fani-Kayode said Buhari was against Melaye because the lawmaker was opposing the current All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government. He made the allegation while sharing a photograph of Melaye being wheeled into an ambulance on a stretcher. In a tweet, Fani-Kayode wrote: “This is nothing but cruelty and wickedness. @MBuhari, have you…

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Dino Melaye: IGP snubs Senate invitation for second time

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris on Wednesday turned down the invitation extended to him to appear before the Senate to explain the police manhandling of Senator Dino Melaye. Wednesday was the second time the IGP snubbed the Senate’s invitations over Dino and other security challenges in the country. He was, however, represented by the DIG who was to be led into the red chambers by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters, Senator Ita Enang when the Senate leader called upon the IG….

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Police re-arrest Dino Melaye in court

Senator Dino Melaye was on Wednesday re-arrested by the police in court after the magistrate court granted him bail. The senator was arraigned before a Magistrate’s Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja amid heavy presence of police officers. He was arraigned on charges bordering on his alleged escape from a police vehicle in Abuja on April 24, 2018. The presiding magistrate, Mabel Segun-Bello, granted him bail in the sum of N90m. Melaye’s lawyer, Mr. Nkem Okoro said that his client met the bail conditions granted by the court but the…

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I won’t serve Nigeria again – Okonjo-Iweala

A former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has declared that she is done serving Nigeria. Okonjo spoke at an event preceding the presentation of the book, “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines” held at the Politics and Prose, Washington DC, US. It is a book where she illustrates what she had to go through in the fight against corruption in Nigeria Responding to a question on whether she was willing to return to Nigeria to serve again if called upon, the former Minister said, “I served…

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Full speech of Buhari’s meeting with Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a press conference met with his US counterpart, Donald Trump at the White House. Buhari said his meeting with the U.S. President Donald Trump yielded positive results in economy, security and anti-corruption. Trump, however, condemned killing of Christians in the country, while Buhari commended the U.S. government for its cooperation with Nigeria in its effort to recover stolen funds. Here is Buhari’s full speech: “I have just had excellent discussions with President Trump and I would like to reiterate my immense gratitude to you, Mr….

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