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Kogi: Impeached Deputy Governor vacates official residence, seeks Buhari's intervention

Olusola Elijah The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order. Mr Achuba made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday, shortly after packing out of his official residence. He said that the president’s elderly intervention…
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Police parade ‘fake officer’ for extortion

Olusola Elijah The FCT Police Command on Friday paraded an alleged fake Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), John Tarsoo, for extorting the public. The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, who disclosed in Abuja, said Mr Tarsoo was one of the 49 arrested…

Four Points Agenda for Transforming Nigeria... By Henry Onyilo

Liberal democracy and good governance are two related phenomenon that have dominated the dairy of mainstream political development especially since the collapse of the cold war in 1990. The adoption or practice of liberal democracy and the promotion of good governance by many nation states today signifies its popularity and acceptance as the most preferred system of government. The nexus between…
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Nasarawa Polytechnic expels 66 students over exam malpractice

John Beloved The Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa has expelled 66 students over an alleged involvement in examination malpractice and misconduct. The Rector of the polytechnic, Abdullahi Hassan, revealed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Nasarawa. According to him, the measure was to promote discipline and ensure quality standard of education in the polytechnic. He explained that…
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Buhari, Atiku react to Onitsha fire incident

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed displeasure to fire incident that claimed the lives of a mother and her child in Onitsha. All Times News had earlier reported how a mother and her child were burnt to death following a oil tanker fire in Onitsha…

Mother, child burnt to death in Onitsha fire accident

Olusola Elijah A mother and her child were on Wednesday killed after a tanker caught fire in Onitsha, The Sun reports. At the time of this report, the fuel tanker laden with premium motor spirit (pms) was still on fire at Upper Iweka Onitsha, Anambra State. Report has it that the tanker lost control and fell inside the drainage channel at MCC bus stop near Toronto Hospital, Upper-Iweka…
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