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Okorocha

Imo: Court Orders Arrest Of Okorocha’s Commissioners

The order for the arrest of five officials serving in the Governor Rochas Okorocha government in Imo state. They stand accused of contempt of court after failing to show up after being summoned.

Ogbemudia: Planning Committee Rolls Out State Burial Plan

The Planning committee for the burial of late Samuel Ogbemudia, has said that the burial programme would commence on March 14.
Gana

PDP: Sheriff Orders Gana To Stop Speaking For Party

PDP Chairman Ali Modu Sheriff has termed as illegal the activities of the Prof Jerry Gana-led Strategy Review and Inter-Party Affairs Committee and has ordered that it ceases operations.
Omokri

If The Naira Depreciates, The Problem Is PMB – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has called on Nigerians to hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible if the naira starts losing ground in the forex market.

Akeredolu Appoints Chief Of Staff, SSG, Others

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has appointed Ifedayo Abegunde, as the Secretary to the State Government and other cabinet members on Monday.

SON Uncovers Building Filled With Expired Products

A cosmetics and wine importer suspected of changing the expiry dates on products and putting new dates on them has been caught by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).

Abuja Airport Closure: FG Conveys 1,890 Passengers With Free Buses

The Ministry of Transport said 1,432 airline passengers were conveyed by road from Kaduna Airport to Abuja, in the first four days of Abuja Airport closure.

Arsenal Draw Man City, Chelsea Get Spurs In FA Cup Semis

The semi-final draws have paired Arsenal against Manchester City and Chelsea are to play Tottenham for a place in the final of the 2017 FA Cup.

JAMB: There Would Be No Registration Extension

There would be no registration extension once the deadline has passed according to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Militants Return To Ikorodu Community On Payback Mission

Residents of Isawo in Ikorodu, Lagos State, say they now live in obvious fear as the militants who attacked them in 2016 return to revenge the death of some of their members.

Abuja Light Rail Project 90% Completed – FCT Minister

The Abuja Light Rail Project is 90 percent complete as most of the rail stations are almost done with according to the Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello.
BBNaija

#BBNaija: Efe, TBoss, Two Others Up For Eviction

Four housemates in the Big Brother Naija reality show are up for eviction after being nominated on Monday.

TUC Applauds FG On 10% Housing Equity Waiver On Mortgages

TUC has applauded the Federal Government on waiver of the initial payment of 10 percent housing equity on mortgages below N5 million.

N’Assembly Committee Clerk Slumps, Dies

The Clerk to the House of Representatives Committee on Agricultural Production Services died after he complained of experiencing some discomfort on Monday.

Ile-Ife Clash: Traditional Leaders Decry Indiscriminate Arrests By Police

The President of Ife Progressive Forum, Lawrence Awowoyin, condemned the indiscriminate arrests by security agents following last week’s violent clash.
Wife Killer Husband Two Fingers

“I Took Money From My Present Husband To Divorce My Ex,’’ Wife Tells Court

A wife has cried out over regrets of leaving her former husband on Monday, in a Customary Court sitting in Aiyedun-Ekiti, in Ikole Local Government Area.

Mubarak Regains Freedom As Prosecutor Allows For Release

A prosecutor, on Monday, allowed for Hosni Mubarak to be released, his lawyer said, after an appeals court acquitted Egypt's ex-president of involvement in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

Cobhams Asuquo Launches Debut Album ‘For You’

Cobhams Asuquo, one of Nigeria's top record producers, has launched his debut album "For You" on Sunday, 12th of March 2017.
Adoke

Adoke: Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan Endorsed Malabu Agreement

Former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has insisted that the controversial Malabu oil bloc agreement was approved by past administrations.

Corrupt Demand By Politicians Cripples Local Government Development – ICPC Chairman

ICPC Chairman has warned local government officials to be careful of politicians that put pressure on them to commit corruption.
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