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Dubai Houses: Buratai accuses Boko Haram of being after him

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai has personally responded to allegations that he acquired houses in Dubai, United Arab Emirates using the proceeds of corruption, claiming that the allegations were the handiwork of cyber and internet terrorist who had been defeated on land in the epicenter of Boko Haram insurgency.

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I am ready to go to jail – Saraki

We the leaders of the Nigerian Senate reiterate our innocence against the charges filed by the Attorney General of the Federal Government of Nigeria at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on the allegations of forgery of the Senate Standing Rules document.

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Court sacks Abia Governor, Ikpeazu to appeal Judgement

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has annulled the election of Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia and ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Dr. Samson Oga. The court also ordered Ikpeazu to vacate office immediately The order was based on the allegation that Ikpeazu submitted false information to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the …

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How soured relationship between Petrol Station Owner, Pipeline Vandals led to Ikorodu killings

Investigations by ionigeria.com correspondents have revealed that recent killings by Ijaw gunmen at Elepete, Igbo-Olomu and other villages in Ikorodu area of Lagos state were revenged killings by Ijaw oil pipeline vandals whose gang members were allegedly massacred by some unidentified Police men at the instance of the proprietor of a filling station at Ikorodu who was involved in a …

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Forgery Charge: Saraki, Ekweremadu plead not guilty

….as FG opposes their bail request The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, were on Monday, docked before an Abuja High Court at Jabi over their alleged complicity in forgery of the Senate Standing Rules, 2015. The two lawmakers took turns and pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge preferred against them by the federal government. …

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Kidnapped expatriate contractors in Niger Delta released – police

Seven contractors, including three Australians and a South African, have been released unharmed four days after they were kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, the police and a state security adviser said on Sunday. Reports say police had earlier given accounts of how many had been seized and what their nationalities were, and that they all worked for cement company …

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Panic in the military over coup rumour, Army Chief summons emergency meeting

The allegation by the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, that some top Army officers are planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari is causing panic within the military. To underscore the seriousness with which the allegation is being taken in the military and political cycles, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday subpoenaed the upper echelon …

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