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Again, El-Rufai kicks against zoning of positions

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has again flayed the idea of zoning of political positions. Speaking at the Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, El-Rufai insisted that no country progresses with such an arrangement. The governor said instead every qualified person should be given equal opportunity to contest for political positions. In Nigeria, political […]

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EFCC seeks Interpol’s support

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has sought the assistance of the International Police Organisation (Interpol), on the extradition of Nigerian treasury looters and cybercrime suspects, hibernating abroad, as well as, the fleeing officials of Process and Industrial Developments Nigeria Limited (P&ID). The Acting Chairman of the EFCC Mohammad Umar Abba, made the appeal […]

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Powerful individuals in Ekiti stalling fight against rape, gender based volence – Commissioner, Justice Fapohunda

The Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Olawale Fapohunda, has accused some powerful individuals in Ekiti State of being rape apologists and interceding for rape offenders. Justice Fapohunda described the interferences as a serious impediment to the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state. This startling revelation came as the government […]

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Lawmaker rejects appointment as Deputy Minority Leader in Ondo Assembly

The lawmaker representing Idanre Constituency in the Ondo State House of Assembly, Festus Akingbaso has rejected his appointment as the Assembly’s Deputy Minority Leader. This is following the rejection of the impeachment of the Deputy Speaker, Ogundeji Iroju, by nine lawmakers. According to Akingbaso who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, he […]

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Insecurity: Senate laments use of telephone by kidnappers to negotiate ransom, summons Pantami

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite Isa Ali Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, to impress on him the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security relating to the mandate of his ministry. The decision was reached in a resolution which followed […]