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Rivers Tribunal sacks Senator George Thompson Sekibo of PDP

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
The Rivers state elections petition tribunal has sacked George Thompson Sekibo, Senator representing Rivers East and has declared Andrew Uchendu the winner of the senatorial election. The Tribunal also directed the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Sekibo and issue a fresh certificate of return to Mr Uchendu. The […]

Yemi Osinbajo appoints 14 heads of tertiary health institutions [Full list]

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in Federal Teaching Hospitals, Federal Medical Centres and Specialty Hospitals all over the country. The approval was disclosed in a letter signed by the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Acting President and addressed to the Minister of […]

Plateau Governor sacks 17 LG transition Committees

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has approved the dissolution of the existing Local Government Transition Committees with immediate effect. Although as at the time of filing this report, the details of the reason for the dissolution were not given. A brief statement issued in Jos by the Director of Press and Public Affairs […]

Do not postpone Osun Senatorial election – Ali Modu Sheriff warns INEC

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
As controversy trails Osun West Senatorial bye election,  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday warned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to postpone the election. The party added that it will resist any such development and would not yield to any blackmail. Recall that the election was fixed for July […]

Many dead as Jukun Youths clash with Tiv Hawkers

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
The Kindred Head of Ikyurav in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State Chief Julius Uor Adi is still at lost as to whether or not it was the mere misunderstanding between some Jukun youth and two Tiv hawkers at the Fiidi Market that resulted to the attack on Fiidi Commu­nity bringing recording loss of […]

Peace Corps Suit: Court fixes July 6, for judgment

by Breaking Timeson June 29, 2017
Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Feder­al High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday fixed July 6 to deliver judgment on the N2 billion fundamen­tal human rights suit filed by the Peace Corps of Ni­geria against the Nigeria Police and others. The respondents in the suit are: the Police, Inspector- General of Police, National Securi­ty Adviser, DSS and its Director-General […]