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Meet The Nigerian Senator Who Does Nothing But Sleep In The Red Chambers

Senator Victor Umeh, representing Anambra state in the house of assembly, who was elected in January, 2018 has been caught on several occasion sleeping in the house.   Barely two months after joining the Nigerian Senate, Senator Umeh has joined the gang of sleeping Nigerian senators .   Following an appeal  brought to the appeal court by Senator Victor Umeh in …

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Police To Declare Dino Melaye Wanted Over Illegal Possession Of Firearms

Nigerian police have threatened a showdown with controversial lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye. The senator has been accused of criminal offences of conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms. He was then invited by police command in Kogi to answer questions, but Melaye wrote to the police saying, he would rather be interrogated in Abuja, where he lives. Now, the police …

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IGP Halts Withdrawal Of Policemen Attached To VIPs

Nigerian big men and women have one more month to enjoy the protection of policemen attached to them. The immediate withdrawal of policemen attached to VIPs initially directed by the Inspector-General of Police has been halted. The decision to suspend the withdrawal by one month was taken after a meeting with the Commanders of Police Mobile Force, Counter-Terrorism and Special Protection Units …

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2019: INEC Reveals Plan Against Underage Voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it now demands international passport or driver’s licence in a situation where the age of the voter is in doubt as against birth certificate stipulated by the law. The commission said it was part of measure being put in place to ensure that underage persons were not allowed to register. Head of Department, …

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When I Become President, Youth Corper’s Allowance Will Be N50k Monthly – Sowore

Sahara reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore continues his campaign promises ahead of the 2019 presidential elections and this time he says, ‘ If You’re A Youth Corps Member (“Corper” And You Agree To Serve Anywhere In Nigeria You’re Posted Your Take Home Allowance Will Be N50,000 starting From May 29, 2019, When I Become The President of The Federal Republic of …

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“IGP Wants To Expose Me So I can Be Killed” – Melaye Cries Out

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says the withdrawal of police officers from very important persons (VIPs) is targeted at him. Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), gave the order at a meeting with police commissioners in Abuja. Responding in a series of tweets on Monday, Melaye said after “escaping assassination twice”, he deserve police protection as a taxpayer. He …

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BREAKING: Senator Ali Wakil Dies At 58

The senator representing Bauchi Central at the Senate, Ali Wakil, is dead. He died after a brief illness on Saturday, a source close to the family to told newsmen. Efforts to speak to the Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, did not yield any result as he neither picked his calls nor replied text messages. The senate president, Bukola Saraki, had just …

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