• Chief-Tony-Anenih

    Anenih Retires From Politics, Releases Autobiography

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    A former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, on Saturday announced his retirement from partisan politics. “I am persuaded that I have no more ambition nor any point to prove in politics. I am, therefore, glad to declare that, from today, I shall be withdrawing from active partisan politics….

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  • Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

    Coup Threat: Buratai Summons Top Army Commanders

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    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai yesterday summoned top commanders of the service to the Army headquarters for an emergency security meeting. The meeting, LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered, bordered on recent allegation that some top military officers approached a militant group to seek support to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. The…

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  • Onwubiko

    Human Rights Is Declining – Onwubiko

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    Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko is the National Coordinator of Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), a frontline civil society group in the country. In this interview with GEORGE AGBA, he avers that the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) is a political absurdity that cannot be…

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  • HURIWA

    HURIWA Writes PMB Over NHRC, NERC, PCC

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    The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), a top Nigerian human rights group, hinted yesterday that it was sending a position paper to President Muhammadu Buhari, informing him of the deplorable state of human rights related institutions in the country and how he can restructure them to live up to their responsibilities. In a…

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    NDDC Paid N3.9bn For Non-existent Projects – Senate

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    The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has revealed its discovery that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) paid a whooping N3.9 billion for a non-existent contract in Ondo State. The committee, which is currently on its oversight function of NDDC projects in the Niger Delta region, said it also discovered that, in Bayelsa, projects worth…

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  • senate president bukola saraki

    Anti-Social Media Bill Is ‘Dead On Arrival’ – Saraki

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    Senate president, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki tolled the death knell on the controversial aspects of the ‘Anti-frivolous Petition Bill,’ when he declared yesterday that section 4 of the bill, now popularly known as ‘Anti-Social Media Bill’ would not see the light of day at the Senate because it was already dead on arrival. Nigerians had…

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    Anti-Social Media Bill is ‘Dead on Arrival – Saraki

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    Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki tolled the death knell on the controversial aspects of the ‘Anti-frivolous Petition Bill,’ when he declared on Friday that section 4 of the bill, now popularly known as ‘Anti-Social Media Bill’ would not see the light of day at the Senate because it was already dead on arrival. Nigerians…

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  • Godwin Emefiele CBN Governor

    TSA: Senate Directs CBN To Terminate Contract With Systemspecs

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    The Senate yesterday directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to terminate its contract with Systemspecs, an e- revenue collection platform used for the operation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA). Accordingly, it recommended that CBN remits N656.5m to Systemspecs as its commission for the N800bn revenue remitted into TSA accounts from October last year…

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