Buhari calls Kano Governor during prayer session, says he’s getting better

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared that his health was indeed improving. He spoke on his health in a phone call to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to thank the people of the state who had gathered to pray for the quick recovery of the president, an official said. The governor, who organised the special prayer gathering at More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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APC prays for PDP over its leadership crisis

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has prayed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, resolve its leadership crisis soon to enable it take up responsibility as a viable opposition. In a statement by its National More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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PDP Leadership Crisis: Jonathan backpedals, says he hasn’t endorsed Sheriff as national chair

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday denied endorsing Senator Ali Modu Sheriff  as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said he merely opened his doors to Sheriff and other More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet

Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna has reshuffled the state’s cabinet. The governor’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Tuesday in Kaduna stated that the reshuffle included the swapping of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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‘Kogi, now a haven for Boko Haram’ – Governor Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday disclosed that a good number of fleeing Boko Haram insurgents had relocated to Kogi State even as he assured the residents that the insurgents would be flushed out More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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FG won’t allow militants, Boko Haram hold Nigeria to ransom – Osinbajo

Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the Federal Government would do everything possible to ensure that Boko Haram insurgents and militants do not further stunt the growth of the nation’s economy. Osinbajo More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Senate begins action on confirmation of Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Senate, on Tuesday, kick-started the confirmation process of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). That was after the Senate President Bukola Saraki confirmed the receipt More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Fresh crisis in Southern Kaduna claims 21 lives

Army general, police commissioner relocate to quell trouble A fresh crisis has erupted in Southern Kaduna, despite the presence of security agents as armed Fulani herdsmen launched attacks on four communities More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Weather: Again, Osinbajo fails to make Akure for commissioning of Mimiko’s N1.5 billion event centre

Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo on Monday failed again to make Akure, the capital city of Ondo State for the commissioning of the N1.5billion worth International Event Centre, Akure, built by the outgoing administration More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Jonathan parts way with PDP stakeholders, endorses Sheriff as authentic PDP chairman

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday endorsed the judicially imposed Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic leader of the party. The endorsement came after he More...