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Senate Summons Defence Chiefs NSA & Moro

Following President Goodluck Jonathan’s Tuesday request to extend the emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States, the senate has kicked off processes of the extension. Requiring detailed information from all relevant agencies, the senators in the upper legislative council on Wednesday, unanimously res...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on May 14, 2014

Spanish politician gunned down by police chief’s wife

Isabel Carrasco Police on Tuesday arrested two women in Leon, suspected of shooting a 59-year old politician of Spain’s ruling party in the northern city of Leon. Police official said the victim Isabel Carrasco, Provincial Assembly President was pronounced dead at hospital after being shot on a footbrid...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 13, 2014

Dasuki, Military chiefs visit Chibok 23 days after

The National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, in company of service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police on Thursday visited Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state, where 276 girls were captured by Boko Haram gunmen on 14 April. Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Inform...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 9, 2014

CAF Confed Cup: ASEC snatch victory over Kaiser Chiefs

South African club Kaizer Chiefs were punished for fielding a virtual reserve side as they lost 2-1 against Ivorians ASEC Mimosas in a CAF Confederation Cup play-off on Sunday. Captain Hugues Zagbayou gave the visitors from Abidjan a first-half lead in the first leg before a small crowd at Dobsonville Stadium...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 20, 2014

Lawmakers Summon Service Chiefs On Emergency Rule

Nigeria’s lawmakers have invited Service Chiefs to brief them on the current security situation in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States where President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking to extend the proclamation of an emergency rule. The decision to invite the service chiefs was the sole resolution adopted by the Hou...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 13, 2013

French PM Meets With Union Chiefs On Pension Reform

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault met union chiefs today, to hammer out the final terms of an overhaul of the pension system, with the government pressing to slightly lengthen working lives to stop a deficit from spiralling out of control. The Socialist government, which is under market pressure to refo...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Aug 26, 2013

President Jonathan holds closed-door parley with security chiefs

By Citizens Platform President Goodluck Jonathan had a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Sources say the meeting was a routine one and was called to appraise the security situation in the country across all spheres. The three-hour long meetin...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Aug 13, 2013

Nigerian drug mules linked with Senegal police chief’s fall

Nigerian drug traffickers were being mentioned in Dakar Senegal, in the grace-to-grass fall of Senegal’s top police chief and former drug buster, Abdoulaye Niang. Suspected of drug trafficking, in collaboration with Nigerians, Niang was dismissed from his job Thursday as police launched an investigation...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jul 26, 2013

Jamaican football chiefs quit after doping disgrace

Jamaican Football Federation technical director Alfredo Montesso and national under-20 coach Luciano Gama resigned Thursday in the wake of a “Reggae Boyz” doping scandal. The Brazilian duo, in a posting on the federation website, announced their departure which takes effect next Wednesday. The mov...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jul 25, 2013

Abuja High Court restrains President from appointing Service Chiefs

By Citizens platform A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, declared as unconstitutional the appointment of all Service Chiefs in the country, saying their appointment was done contrary to the constitution. Consequently, the judge Justice Adamu Bello restrained the President from further appointing...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jul 2, 2013

Court Declares Appointment of Service Chiefs Illegal

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and presided over by Hon. Justice Adamu Bello has declared the appointment of all service chiefs of the federation unconstitutional, illegal, null and void and restrained the President from further appointing them without the approval of the Senate. The case was institu...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Jul 1, 2013

Senate To Approve Service Chiefs’ Appointment

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja A Nigerian Federal High Court siting in Abuja on Monday restrained Nigerian Presidents from appointing service chiefs without the approval of the Senate. The decision of the court was delivered in a suit instituted by Mr. Festus Keyamo in 2008 wherein he challenged the powers of the Presi...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jul 1, 2013

Senate To Approve Appointment Of Service Chiefs

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that the appointment of all Service Chiefs by the President is unconstitutional, illegal, null and void without the approval of the Senate.  Justice Adamu Bello, ruling on a suit filed by Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo challenging the appointments, on Monday, declared tha...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jul 1, 2013

Wimbledon Chiefs Outlaw Federer’s Orange Soled-Shoes

Wimbledon have called a foot fault on their most illustrious member Roger Federer and demanded that he changes his grass court tennis shoes for his second round match this afternoon. Dailymail reports that the seven-time champion has fallen foul of the All England Club’s clothing police by wearing orange so...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jun 26, 2013

4 chiefs charged with theft of Halliburton largese

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has charged four persons: Saro Manson, Stepbere Kristen, Hannah Baghabo and Chilsom Uwazie, before Justice J.Ahiakwo of the State High Court Port Harcourt on 12-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and money laundering. The accused allegedly diverte...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jun 7, 2013

Service Chiefs Bury Fallen Soldiers

Minister of State for Defense, Olusola Obada says the two Nigerian Airforce Pilots who died in Niger Republic, gave their lives honourably  to keep the peace in Africa as part of the African support Mission in Mali. The Minister said this during  the official burial of the Pilots on Wednesday in Abuja. &nbs...

Categories: AIT
Posted on May 16, 2013

Jonathan meets security chiefs over killings

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday held emergency talks with his security chiefs on a recent spate of deadly violence in the country which has left some 350 dead in less than a month, in mostly religious clashes. “It is an emergency security meeting at the instance of Mr PresidentR...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 10, 2013

Jonathan meets security chiefs over killings

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday held emergency talks with his security chiefs on a recent spate of deadly violence in the country which has left some 350 dead in less than a month, in mostly religious clashes. “It is an emergency security meeting at the instance of Mr PresidentR...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 10, 2013

Senate Meets Security Chiefs Over Insecurity In The Country

The effort to find a solution to the insecurity in the northern part of the country continued on Wednesday with the leadership of the Senate meeting with the service chiefs in the country over the deteriorating security situation. The Senate President, Senator David Mark, who presided over the meeting, said t...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Mar 27, 2013

Governor Elechi dethrones 4 chiefs

Governor Martin Elechi of the eastern Nigerian state of Ebonyi has announced the dethronement of two traditional rulers and sacked two village heads in Ishielu Local Government Area of the state for sabotaging government’s programmes. Elechi said that the affected traditional rulers “sabotaged and...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Mar 22, 2013

IMF Chief’s Home Searched In Corruption Probe-Al Jazeera

By Al Jazeera/Agencies French police have carried out a raid on International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde's Paris home in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister. read more News...

Categories: Sahara Reporters
Posted on Mar 21, 2013

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