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BREAKING: Osinbajo Orders IGP To Overhaul SARS ‘With Immediate Effect’

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has directed Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris to overhaul the management and activites of the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with immediate effect. This was disclosed on Tuesday in a release by Laolu Akande, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity. According to Akande, the decision of the Government […]

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WHO IS YOUR FATHER? Fani-Kayode Lampoons Oshiomhole For Insulting Saraki

The faceoff between the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress following the defection of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, from the latter to the former continues with Femi Fani-Kayode lambasting ex-Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole. Both parties have been engaged in a war of words since Saraki’s defected alongside his loyalist. On Thursday […]

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Breaking News: Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo Sacks DSS Director, Lawal Daura

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the termination of the appointment of the Director-General, State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Musa Daura. The termination of appointment according to a statement signed on Tuesday by Senior Special Assistant to Osinbajo on Media and Publicity is with immediate effect. Daura has since been directed to hand […]

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Drama At National Assembly Complex As DSS Barricades Lawmakers From Entering

The PDP lawmakers that were reportedly barricaded from entering into the National Assembly complex earlier this morning have now gained access to the chambers, according to fresh reports. After standing outside the chambers for close to two hours, reports reaching benconews.com has it that some policemen came through to their rescue and helpfully assisted them […]

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EFCC Investigates Governor Fayose And Wife For Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has opened an investigation on the outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and his wife, Feyisetan. According to online news platform, The Cable, Fayose’s aides including the state’s commissioner of Finance, Toyin; the state’s accountant general, Oluyemisi Owolabi; and his spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, are also being investigated. […]

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Despite Defection APC Would Still Win 2019- Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday claimed that the governors of Sokoto and Kwara states, Aminu Tambuwal and Abdulfatah Ahmed respectively, would leave the All Progressives Congress. Amaechi also claimed that Tambuwal had presidential ambition, and that President Muhammadu Buhari would win in Sokoto, Kano and Bauchi states in the 2019 general […]

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Exclusive And Happening Now: Police Invade Saraki, Ekweremadu’s Houses …As Aide Declares Saraki Missing

Exclusive news reaching benconews.com this morning has it that both homes of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu are surrounded by some policemen, thus preventing people from going in or coming out of the houses which are both situated in Maitama, Abuja. Both Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu’s spokespersons, Yusuf Olaniyan and Uche […]

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R-APC: APC Drags Galadima, Others To Court

The All Progressives Congress on Sunday said it would take legal actions against the National Chairman of the Reformed-APC, Alhaji Buba Galadima,  and other members of the group. The National Legal Adviser of the Adams Oshiomhole-led APC, Babatunde Ogala, disclosed this in a statement made available to The PUNCH via e-mail. He said this in […]