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Police Service Commision Retires 21 AIGs

The Police Service Commission yesterday approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs). The affected officers were senior to the new Acting Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Mr. Idris Ibrahim, before his elevation The affected AIGs, in a statement signed by Mr. Ikechukwu Ani, the Commission’s Head of Public Relations on behalf of the Chairman, Mr. Mike Okiro, include: Bala A Hassan, Yahaya Garba Ardo, Irmiya F Yarima, Danladi Y Mshebwala, Tambari Y. Mohammed, Bala Magaji Nasarawa, Musa Abdulsalam, Adisa Bolanta, and Mohammed J Gana. Others include Umaru Abubakar Manko, Lawal Tanko, OlufemiA.Adenike, Johnson A Ogunsakin, Adenrele...

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PDP Relief as Court Dismisses Sheriff’s Suit

An FCT High Court sitting in Abuja, Thursday, struck out a suit by Ali Modu Sheriff seeking to be recognized as the authentic Chairman of the party. This came as a respite for the Ahmed Markafi-led Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sheriff and 17 members of the PDP had dragged the party to court following the dissolution of the National Working Committee of the PDP at the convention of the party in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The convention was sup- posed to produce the next party executives following the expiration of the last executive. Before the...

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PETROLEUM PRODUCTS: FG Keeps Mum Over Price Hike

Despite the economic hardship faced by Nigerians in the last couple of weeks, over the price increase of some petroleum products, such as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas; kerosene and Automotive gasoline Oil (AGO) also known as diesel,  the Federal Government and its agencies in charge of the sector, had refused to provide any explanation for the rise in the prices, especially in the face of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s new foreign exchange policy which had helped narrow down the official and the parallel markets exchange rates. However, only kerosene and sometimes, diesel, are...

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The German champions secured the services of Euro 2016’s 18-year-old starlet, who scored an equalising goal against Poland, beating Jose Mourinho’s new employers to his signature Former Manchester United winger Nani says Portugal international team-mate Renato Sanches elected to go to Bayern Munich over the Premier League outfit. Bayern pipped United to the signing of the highly-rated Sanches, securing the 18-year-old on a five-year deal from Benfica for an initial fee of £27.5million. Nani believes Sanches – who was one of Portugal’s best as they secured a spot in the Euro 2016 semi-finals on Thursday – could have been a...

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Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Praiz, Cobhams Asuquo, Stonebwoy set to put African music on world map

Nigeria’s foremost disc jockey had his patience tested by controversial singer, Terry G, when the singer slapped one of his apprentices at a comedy show tagged, D’Good, D’Bash and D’Ugly. When the incident happened, the ‘cool’ DJ Jimmy Jatt simply asked his boy to close shop. In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, the disc jockey said that Terry G had mended fences and there was no problem between them. He said, “There was not really any problem between Terry G and I. It was just the DJ association that placed a ban on his music but the ban...

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