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Olu Onagoruwa Is Dead

A former Attorney-General of Nigeria and human rights activist, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead. He died early Friday morning at the age of 80. He was appointed the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1993 and was further appointed as the African representative to the body that drafted Ethiopia’s constitution in that same …

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Lagos LG Election: Violence May Erupt In Lagos On Saturday

Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has warned that the tension building around the coming elections for the Local governments and the LCDAs coming up in Lagos State on Saturday the 22nd of July 2017, may result in violence. This is contained in a statement on Thursday signed by Abiola Akiyode–Afolabi, Chairperson and Sulaimon Arigbagbu, South West Coordinator, TMG.

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Court Orders 7 Banks To Remit $793m To CBN

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted an interim order for seven commercial banks in Nigeria to remit a total of $793m allegedly hidden with them in violation of the constitution and the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy of the Federal Government. The Attorney General of the Federation and Chief Justice of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami, had dragged the …

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Bauchi State Governor Sacks All His Commissioners

Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, today dissolved the state Executive Council and sacked his entire cabinet. In a statement released by his chief press secretary, Abubakar Al-Sadique, the governor named Mohammed Umar as the new secretary to the state government. Speculations about the planned reshuffle within the state political circle had been on for over two months‎. The reason for the sack of the commissioners …

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