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Nigeria’s Attorney General, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has appeared before the Senate after the upper legislative chamber threatened to issue an arrest warrant.

 

The Senate had threatened to issue an arrest warrant on the AGF after he failed to appear before its Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights.

By Onyema Amanze

 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the purported plan by some senators to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari as a huge joke taken too far.

 The party, through Mai Mala Buni, the

National Secretary,

fBy Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Joint Campus Committee, Niger State chapter, has called for a truce to end the crisis.

The NANS state Axis Chairman, Faruk Musa Mohammad, stated in Minna, Wednesday that the strike had led to colossal damage not only to human lives but properties in the state.

 

Counsel to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), has replied the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Aisha

Buhari through her counsel, Mary Ekpere & Co, justifying the governor’s claim that Mrs Aisha Buhari was indeed mentioned in the Halliburton scandal.

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, will on Friday, July 15, 2016, decide on the bail application filed by Senator Iyiola Omisore who has been in EFCC custody since July 3, 2016.

 

Justice Olukayode Adeniyi adjourned ruling after listening to the lawyers to Senator Omisore and the EFCC.

An ambush-style attack by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria has killed two soldiers and a handful of insurgents, officials said Wednesday.

The attack occurred Tuesday in Nigeria's Borno State in the town of Kangarwa, military officials said, which is considered a significant Boko Haram stronghold.

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Africa Currency Crises Spark Diverging Central Bank Stances

 

Africa’s biggest economies are taking opposite approaches on monetary policy as they struggle to cope with collapsing commodity prices and a slump in investor confidence.

Three Things To Learn From Chelsea’s Win At Arsenal

Heading into the game all the pressure was on Arsenal as they had slipped to third in the Premier League table over the weekend. They crumbled as Chelsea won 1-0 thanks to a moment of madness from Per Mertesacker.

Nigeria Govt Scraps Subsidy On Kerosene, Pegs Price At N83 Per Litre

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)‎ has increased the price of Kerosene from N50 to N83.

The PPPRA however explained on Sunday that the directive would be implemented only at outlets operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Metuh Gets Bail Over Statement Destruction

The spokesman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has been handcuffed for the third time at Court I of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja.

How Navy Uncovered Bunkering Site In Rivers

By Daniel Abia,

Port Harcourt

Nigerian Navy has uncovered an illegal oil bunkering site at government-owned Ship Builders Yard facility located along the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Agric Minister Blames Babangida For Nigeria’s Poor Economy

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Audu Ogbeh, has blamed the poor run of Nigeria’s economy on the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) introduced by former Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida.

How Nigerian Died In South Africa Police Custody

South Africa closes consulate in Nigeria. Nigerian citizens and members of the South African police have protested outside a medical facility on Saturday following the death of a Nigerian in police custody in Johannesburg.

Troops Kill 20 Suspected Terrorists, Rescue 370

The Nigerian Army says troops fighting Boko Haram militants in Borno have killed over 20 terrorists and freed 370 persons held hostage by the sect members.

Gunmen Raid Five Villages In Adamawa

Gunmen have attacked five villages in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

 

Although there has been no official report of the number of casualties involved, residents of the area say that about 15 people might have been killed.

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