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Court refuses to order police to leave Dino Melaye’s home


The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday rejected an application for an order directing the police to remove their men from Senator Dino Melaye’s Abuja residence. A detachment of policemen had been occupying the senator’s premises for about a week in their bid to arrest him for an alleged …

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Saraki sued for ‘paying Dariye N14.2m monthly allowances in prison’

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from paying former Plateau State governor, Senator Joshua Dariye N14.2 million monthly allowances while he serves out a 10-year prison sentence for corruption saying that such …

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Police re-arraign Senator Adeleke over alleged malpractice

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has been re-arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged examination malpractice. Adeleke on Tuesday took fresh plea alongside four others in a seven-count charge for personation and registering as internal students of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar …

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Fake news peddlers allege I’m from Mali – Gov El-Rufai

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has urged the Federal Government to enact a law that would grant states the jurisdiction to prosecute cases of fake news and hate speech. He made the call when Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, visited him on the sidelines of the  47th …

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Bribery video: Buhari sued for failure to order Ganduje’s probe

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Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to order the probe of the bribery allegation against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Some video clips had weeks ago surfaced on the Internet showing the governor allegedly collecting kickbacks from some contractors. Early November, …

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Court denies OAU lecturer bail over Sex-for-marks scandal

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A Federal High Court in Osogbo on Tuesday refused to grant bail to a former Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecturer, Professor Richard Akindele, charged with demanding sex to pass his student, Monica Osagie. Justice Maureen Onyetenu in her ruling ordered Akindele to be remanded in Ilesa Prison until Dec. 17. …

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Pay widow N7.9m for killing her husband, Court orders police


  A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Monday ordered the police to pay a sum of N7.9m to a widow, Mrs Queen Akarewan, for killing her husband, Christopher Akarewan. Christopher was shot dead by men of the Nigeria Police over his refusal to pay …

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