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Real Reason Governor Akeredolu Of Ondo Sacked State’s Attorney-General

Sahara Adekola Olawoye Facts have emerged on the real reason Ondo governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, sacked Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Mr Adekola Olawoye. The sack of the commissioner was announced on Monday through a statement by the Chief Press Secretary of the governor, Segun Ajiboye. Adekola Olawoye Charles Titiloye, a human rights […]

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SERAP Asks President Buhari To Reduce Cost of Governance As Solution To Recession

Sahara President Buhari A rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reduce the cost of governance and ensure transparency and accountability as part of measures to tackle economic recession.  The organisation disclosed this in a letter dated November 21, 2020 and signed by SERAP Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare. […]

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Appoints Olaleye As New Lagos Polytechnic Rector

Sahara The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed Nurudeen Olaleye as the new Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic. This was contained in a statement by the Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Lagos State, on Monday. According to the statement, Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed that the appointment of Olaleye was for a period […]

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Governor Akeredolu Sacks Ondo Attorney-General

Sahara Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo has sacked the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the state, Adekola Olawoye. Segun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. No reason was, however, given for the sack. The statement also named a […]

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Federal Court Orders Remand Of Senator Ndume Over Disappearance Of Maina

Sahara Senator Ali Ndume Senator Ali Ndume has been ordered to be remanded in custody by the Federal High Court in Abuja for failing to ex-Chairman of the now scrapped Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, for trial in a N2bn money laundering case. Ndume, who stood surety for Maina, who is on the run, […]

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Magu Didn’t Shun CCB Invitation, Lacks Access To Relevant Documents —Lawyer

Sahara Ibrahim Magu Lawyer to suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, Wahab Shittu, has denied media reports that his client shunned an invitation of the Code of Conduct Bureau. The CCB had invited Magu via a letter with reference number CCB/HQ/II&M/007/2093 dated November 2, 2020.  Ibrahim Magu He was […]

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Governor Wike Orders Arrest Of Traders Under Rumuokoro Flyover

Sahara Rivers Governor Wike The Rivers State Government has directed security agencies to arrest any trader, who displays goods around the Rumuokoro Flyover with effect from Monday, November 23, 2020. In a statement on Sunday by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant to Governor Nyesom Wike on Media, said security agencies have also been directed to confiscate […]

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FLASHBACK: APC Chairman Killed By Bandits In Nasarawa Hailed Buhari In 2018 For Defeating Boko Haram, Said Killings Attributed To Bandits, Herdsmen Attempt To Discredit President

Sahara Late Phillip Tetari Shekwo Philip Shekwo, Chairman of Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, who was found dead on Sunday after being kidnapped by bandits on Saturday, once hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for ‘defeating’ insecurity in the country. Shekwo was kidnapped on Saturday at his residence along Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia, […]

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Bandits Kill Abducted Nasarawa APC Chairman

Sahara The body of Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwo, was on Sunday discovered, a day after he was abducted by gunmen suspected to be bandits. SaharaReporters recall that Shekwo was kidnapped late Saturday night by the gunmen, who invaded his residence along Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia. See […]

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Bandits Kidnap Nasarawa APC Chairman

Sahara Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits have kidnapped the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All progressive Congress, Phillip Tetari Shekwo. Shekwo was kidnapped on Saturday at his residence along Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia. Commissioner of Police in the state, Bola Longe, confirmed the incident. Longe said security agencies had already swung into […]

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