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Money laundry trial: Permit me to travel abroad for medical treatment – Okorocha begs court

Senator Rochas Okorocha has sought an order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, granting him leave to travel to the United States (U.S.) for medical treatment. Okorocha, through his lawyer, Daniel Alumun, made this known on Thursday when the matter came up before Justice Inyang Ekwo, NAN reports. Alumun, however, informed the court shortly after …

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PDP Bornu suspends chairman for alleged anti-party activities

The Borno State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday suspended its chairman, Zannah Gadama, for engaging in anti-party activities. This is contained in a communique at the end of an emergency meeting signed by state PDP legal adviser, Mr Abdu Jidda in Maiduguri on Thursday. The statement read, “The chairman is hereby …

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Kano guber: INEC declares PDP primary that produced Muhammad Abacha as authentic

The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, has put to rest controversy over who the Commission recognises as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State between Muhammad Abacha and Sadiq Wali. The Commission’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor Risque Shehu, told newsmen, Thursday that as far as they are concerned, the elections conducted …

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Benue massacre: Thousand cows not worth single human life – Onjeh on insecurity

The All Progressives Congress, APC senatorial candidate for Benue South, Daniel Onjeh, has expressed anger over the reported attack on several communities in Benue State, asserting that a thousand cows are not worth the life of a single human. Onjeh made the assertion on Wednesday at the Ojapo Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp, where he …

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Simon, Amoo nominated for CAF Player of the Year awards

Nigerian duo, Moses Simon and Akinkunmi Amoo have been nominated for the CAF Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards. CAF released the first list of nominees for the Men’s categories namely Player of the Year, Interclub Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year, National Team of the Year, …

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EPL: Gabriel Jesus’ shirt number at Arsenal revealed

Gabriel Jesus will wear the number 9 shirt at Arsenal for the 2022/2023 season. The Brazil striker is in the final stages of completing a £45 million move from Manchester City, having undergone his medicals with the Gunners. On Wednesday, Jesus was caught on camera at the Emirates Stadium donning his new shirt, Goal reports. …

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Transfer: Neymar offered no.10 shirt at EPL club

Newcastle star, Joelinton, has told Neymar that the “No.10 shirt is there waiting for him” at the Premier League. Neymar is being linked with an exit from Paris Saint-Germain this summer. The Brazil forward cost PSG €222million five years ago when he joined from Barcelona. However, the Ligue 1 champions are willing to listen to …

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Sallah: You cannot sell rams in undesignated spots – FCTA warns traders

As the Sallah fast approaches, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has issued a stern warning to traders selling rams indiscriminately. The FCTA said there are designated locations where they can ply their trade in the Federal Capital Territory. While inspecting the designated places on Thursday in Abuja, Comrade Ikharo Attah, the Senior Special Assistant …

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Transfer: Manchester United rejected chance to sign Neymar

Manchester United reportedly decided against signing Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar in a swap deal with former midfielder Paul Pogba back in 2019, Express UK reports. Neymar has continued to be linked with a departure from PSG this summer as he’s irked by comments made by the club’s president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. Al-Khelaifi had recently said: “A …

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Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu appears in court as UK considers transferring case to Nigeria

Senator Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy President, and his wife, Beatrice on Thursday appeared before the Uxbridge Magistrate Court in the United Kingdom over organ harvesting charges. Recall that Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, were recently arrested by the Specialist Crime Team of the Metropolitan Police in London for alleged conspiracy to harvest the organ of …

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Reps seek to increase retirement age of disabled persons

The House of Representatives has moved to increase the retirement age of persons living with disabilities by five years. The bill, sponsored by Babajimi Benson from Lagos, seeks to increase the retirement age from 65 to 70 years or 40 years of service, whichever comes first. The bill is also seeking to ensure that the …

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I didn’t bribe Ekiti APC leaders – Reps hopeful, Dele Philips

An aspirant for the seat of the Ekiti Central Federal Constituency 2 in the inconclusive primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Hon. Dele Philips has denied the allegation on social media that he bribed the chairman and secretary of the party with the sum of N50 million. This was contained in a statement …

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