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Sports

What Abramovich sanction means for Chelsea: Transfer and contract ban, no more ticket sales, club shop closed

Bashir Sani March 10, 2022

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned by the UK government, placing the club’s future under threat. The Russian-Israeli billionaire has owned Chelsea since 2003, but he put the club up for sale last week amid the threat of being sanctioned following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The government’s ‘oligarch taskforce’ has […]

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Politics

APC CECPC releases approved zoning formula for national convention

Bashir Sani March 9, 2022

The Caretaker/Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) on Wednesday, at last released the zoning arrangement for the March 26 National Convention. A statement by Director of Publicity of the APC, SaliSu Na’inna Dambatta, said the party zoned the national chairman to the North-Central while the South […]

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Politics

Senate confirms 5 nominees as ICPC Commissioners

Bashir Sani March 9, 2022

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nominations of five nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari as Commissioners in the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The confirmation of the nominees followed the consideration and adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes. Those confirmed include: […]

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News

Hanifa: Court says suspected killer’s confessional statements taken voluntarily

Bashir Sani March 9, 2022

Justice Usman Na’abba of Kano High Court, on Wednesday, held that a school proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko’s confessional statement admitting to the murder of a five-year-old girl, was taken voluntarily without threat or torture. Solacebase reports that Tanko, 34, is charged alongside Hashimu Isyaku,37 and Fatima Musa,26, with five-counts pf e of criminal […]

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Politics

Court sacks Speaker , 16 Ebonyi lawmakers

Bashir Sani March 8, 2022

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the Speaker of the Ebonyi House of Assembly and 16 other lawmakers who defected from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to immediately stop holding themselves out as members of the assembly. Justice Ekwo, in a separate judgement, had also […]

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Politics

JUST IN: Court sacks Ebonyi Gov, Deputy

Bashir Sani March 8, 2022

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered Ebonyi Governor and his Deputy Dave Umahi and Eric Kelechi Igwe to immediately vacate their offices having unlawfully defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment on Tuesday, held that having […]

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News

5 die while excavating sand in Kano

Bashir Sani March 7, 2022

The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of five people trapped under a heap of sand at Yanlami Village in the Bichi Local Government Area. A statement issued to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer of the fire service, Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, on Sunday in Kano said the tragic incident […]

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Education

Stop discriminating against girl-child – JAMB Registrar urges Nigerians

Bashir Sani March 7, 2022

Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has advised Nigerians against discriminating against the girl-child, particularly in the area of education. Oloyede stated this at a lecture commemorating the elevation of Mrs Morufat Balogun to the rank of professor and the 55th birthday celebration of her husband, Alhaji […]