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Don’t tarnish Judiciary’s reputation, says Tinubu

NATIONAL Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday cautioned against undue vilification of the Judiciary. Tinubu said Judiciary, being an important pillar in the sustenance of democracy, must be respected and its image protected always. He advised that, having adopted democracy as a system …

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3 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident

Three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in an accident around Saapade area on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday. Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi,  the spokesman,  Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said that the accident, which occurred around 7:15 am, involved a …

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Again, lesbian group sues CAC over non-registration

A non-profit organisation, Lesbian Equality and Empowerment Initiative, has dragged the Corporate Affairs Commission before the Court of Appeal over the refusal of the CAC to register it. Recall that LGBT activist, Pamela Adie, had in 2018 sued the CAC for refusing to register the organisation, but lost the case. …

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Agba Jalingo deserves bail

The argument by the governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, that the continued detention of Agba Jalingo, a journalist, is because he is a politician and part of the #RevolutionNow movement is not tenable. After all, the leader of the movement, Omoyele Sowore, had been granted bail since December, …

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Total Nigeria loses N2.42b in 2019

Total Nigeria Plc suffered a major contraction in the immediate past business year with a record N2.42 billion net loss in 2019. The management of the company did not provide immediate reasons for the negative performance. Interim report of the downstream oil company for the year ended December 31, 2019 …

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Kidnappers kill Kaduna abducted seminary student

Kidnappers killed one of the four seminarians abducted in Kaduna, the Registrar of Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Rev. Father Joel Usman, has said. The four students were abducted by gunmen that invaded the school at Kaukau along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway in the Chikun Local Government Area of the state. The …

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