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Africa · Kuje

Nigeria: My Life in Danger in Prison, Abba Kyari Tells Court

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Abba Kyari, the suspended deputy commissioner of police, on Thursday approached a Federal High Court for another bail plea. Mr Kyari and three of his co-defendants, through their counsel, urged Justice Emeka Nwite to admit then to bail because their lives at the Kuje Correctional Centre, where they are being remanded, were unsafe.See the Story
Africa · Kuje

Abba Kyari safe in Kuje prison, no threat to his life: NCoS

The Controller-General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa, has reacted to reports that a disgraced Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, was attacked by co-inmates while asleep. Nababa assured Nigerians that there was no cause for alarm as he (Kyari) was comfortable.See the Story
Africa · Abuja

Court rejects Rochas Okorocha’s bail plea

Okorocha had asked the court to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to release him on bail but this was duly turned down by the court. The Senator representing Imo West in the Senate had through his lawyer, Ola Olanipekun (SAN), filed an ex parte application asking for bail on liberal terms.See the Story
Primaries · Abuja

Presidential Primaries: APC afraid PDP will pick Northerner as candidate

Nigeria's major political parties are set to choose their flag-bearers for the 2023 presidential election. As delegates and members of the APC and PDP converge this weekend in Abuja, the nation's capital city will experience an uptick in activities and traffic. Most hotels in town are fully booked while others have the best of their rooms taken.See the Story
Abuja · Abuja

2023 PDP presidential primary: Live Updates, results from National Stadium, Abuja

The Moshood Abiola national stadium in Abuja, venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) special convention scheduled for Saturday, is currently a hive of activity. About 811 delegates from across the country are expected to vote at the convention to elect a presidential candidate to represent the party in the 2023 general election.See the Story
Abuja · Abuja

House C’ttee chair on appropriation wins return ticket

Rep. Muktar Betara has emerged unopposed for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of 2023 general elections. Betara will be representing Biu, Bayo, Kwaya/Kusar and Shani Federal Constituency of Borno State.See the Story
Abuja · Abuja

PDP presidential aspirants to lock horns at primary

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be conducting its much-awaited presidential primary after which a flagbearer is supposed to emerge to face candidates in other parties during the 2023 general elections. The date and the venue of the primary are Saturday, May 28, and M.K.O Abiola Stadium, Abuja.See the Story
Abuja · Abuja

#AK9TrainPassengers: Two Months After, Government Yet To Take Proactive Steps As Victims Remain In Captivity - HumAngle Media

Since March 28, 2022, over 60 passengers have remained in captivity, following a terror group’s attack on the Kaduna-Abuja train in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria.See the Story
Africa · Abuja

Okorocha loses bail plea, remains in EFCC custody

Okorocha, an All Progressives Party (APC) presidential aspirant, is standing trial alongside others on allegations bordering on money laundering while serving as governor of Imo State. The judge had threatened to strike out the case if the EFCC failed to produce the senator on the next adjourned date.See the Story

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