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Man wants Court to shutdown NBC over contaminated products

...demands N25m compensation
By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

A Federal High Court sitting in Minna, the Niger State capital, has been asked to shutdown the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Plc over contamination of one of its brands widely consumed in Nigeria, Coca Cola.

I will perform better in my second tenure, Ugwuanyi assures

By Mary Okoh
Enugu

Wike’s victory is triumph of good over evil, says PDP

By Valentine Amanze

UAE suspends three-month tourist visa offer to Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended the issuance of three months tourist visa to Nigerians.
This is coming two days after five Nigerians were arrested for robbing a Bureau de Change operator of Dh2.3 million (N225.4 million) in Sharjai, Dubai.
The suspects were identified as Chimuanya Emmanuel Ozoh, Benjamin Nwachukwu Ajah, Kingsley Ikenna Ngoka, Tochukwu Leonard Alisi and Chile Micah Ndunagu.

NAFDAC raises alert over fake meningitis vaccines

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians, especially healthcare providers, on the circulation of fake meningitis vaccines circulating in Niger Republic.

No rift between Oshiomhole, Amaechi – APC

By Valentine Amanze

UAE police nab five Nigerians for robbing bureau de change

Five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested.

Senate remains committed to passage of #PoliceReformBill, says Saraki

.Condemns killing of Kolade Johnson
The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the 8th Senate remains committed to the Police Reform Bill.

Senate Saraki made this comment as part of a series of tweets in reaction to the killing of Kolade Johnson by alleged SARS operatives.

The Senate President said, “My heartfelt prayers are with the family and friends of Kolade Johnson, the young football fan who was allegedly killed by men of the Nigerian Police in Mangoro/Onipetesi community in Lagos.

Rivers: Court dismisses suit seeking to stop INEC from collating results

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from collating results of the governorship election held in Rivers State on 9th March 2019.

Justice Inyang Ekwo in a Judgment held that the court lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the matter.

Okiro, Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke, Charles Ugwuh, Onwuliri 135 others make Ihedioha’s Transition Committee members

Emeka Ihedioha, Governor- elect of Imo State, has constituted a 139-man Transition Technical Committee as he prepares to resume work on May 29.

There is a three-member Transition Committee made up of Dr. Ernest Ebi (Chairman), Dr. Kema Chikwe (Vice Chairman) and Chinedu Okpaleke (Secretary) as well as 12 Sectoral Sub-committees.

Ihedioha’s media aide, Chibuike Onyeukwu, stated on Monday that the committee members would be inaugurated on April 3 at the Rockview Hotel, Owerri by 12 noon.
The Sectoral Sub-Committee Membership include:

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