Ambode
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Adeleke
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Osun Government and the National Assembly on the passing away of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke on Sunday. Buhari in a condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, described the late lawmaker as “the gentle and kind-hearted former Governor of Osun’’. He said that Adeleke had...
The Police, yesterday, raided the Asokoro residence of former governor of Gombe State and Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Danjuma Goje. Goje, who represents Gombe Central, was elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC. A source told Vanguard that the police stormed the 10,Haile Selassie Street, Asokoro, residence of the senator, acting on a tip-off by a...
Nigeria Customs Service
In a major shakeup of the Nigeria Customs Service, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) has approved the redeployment of 48 Comptrollers of Customs. The redeployment which is in line with the ongoing reforms of the Service moved Comptroller Madugu, M.J from Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamfara to Ogun Command, Comptroller Udo-aka, E.A from Investigation to Oyo/Osun Command and Compt. Isiyaku,...
Oke
Photos have emerged showing the moment the suspended Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke, was barred as he made desperate attempts to enter the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after his suspension was announced. Oke made attempts to seek an audience with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo but was turned back. He also made frantic efforts to avoid journalists. In the process, he was...
A-29 fighter jet
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Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja It was the first time vice president Osinbajo was presiding over the meeting since President Muhammadu Buhari returned from medical vacation in United Kingdom on March 10. The meeting started at 11:00 a.m. with the rendition of the National Anthem. Osinbajo thereafter asked...
Plateaus state
The Plateau State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker, This followed a letter signed by 18 members of the House read at Tuesday’s plenary session by the Majority Leader, Mr Henry Yunkwap. According to Yunkwap, the 18 members have passed a vote of no confidence on Gagdi, hence the need for his impeachment. NAN reports that the impeachment was via a...
The Nigerian Senate has suspended former majority leader, Sen.  Ali Ndume for six months for bringing unproven allegations against his colleagues Senator Dino Melaye and Senate President Bukola Saraki. It was gathered that the move was one of the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges which probed the allegations of certificate forgery against Melaye and avenging of...
NULGE
The Sandamu chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Katsina State has elected new officials to run its affairs for the next three years. A statement signed by the Council’s Information Officer, Ghazali Mohammed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sandamu on Tuesday, indicated that the election was keenly contested. It said that...

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