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APC governors give Oshiomhole ultimatum to resign

The Progressives Governors Forum has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole to convene a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting to address the party’s challenges or resign his position. “It is either Comrade Oshiomhole respect the provision of the party constitution and convene superior organ meeting to deliberate on all our challenges, or he should just accept his

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Police Recruitment: Court Adjourns for PSC to Respond to AGF’s Application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission (PSC) to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF)’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10,000 police officers. Justice Inyang Ekwo, who adjourned the case on the instance of the PSC, said the development was to allow its counsel, Chief

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INEC Restricts Military Participation in Bayelsa, Kogi Gov Elections to Patrol

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said that the military would not be involved at the polling boot security, except on the invitation of the lead security agency, the Nigeria Police. Consequently, said the commission, the military would only patrol as a standby force in case of trouble beyond the control of the internal security forces. The commission clarified

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Unending Insurgency Raises Need for Military to Double Troops

The unending insurgency in the North-east and rising internal security challenges, necessitating increasing military engagements in domestic security, have once again raised the need for the country to enlarge the size of its troops, security experts have told THISDAY. Although as part of the efforts to encourage professionalism and boost the morale of her officers and men, the military last

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Guild of Editors Opposes FG’s Proposed Social Media Regulation

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has rejected the proposed social media regulation and advised the federal government to drop the proposed regulation of social media. In a communiqué issued by the standing committee of the Guild following a meeting held in Lagos at the weekend, the body argued that the proposed legislation violates Section 39 of the 1999 Constitution,

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