Posted on November 14, 2018

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CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defense

A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN’s lawsuit against Donald Trump’s administration alleging the White House violated correspondent Jim Acosta’s constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president. The White House dismissed CNN’s complaint as “grandstanding” and vowed to “vigorously defend” against the lawsuit. The […]

Posted on November 14, 2018

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Osinbajo must answer for N5.8b fraud, Reps insist

• Indictment flawed, baseless, says vice president • ‘Ex-Gov Shema used N5.7b SURE-P funds for politics’ The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness yesterday offered insight into why it indicted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the alleged diversion of N5.8 billion meant for emergency intervention in the north east. The Chairman […]

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IMO GUBER: Okorocha, Uzodinma in war of words over immunity

OWERRI—GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and his party’s governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Senator Hope Uzodinma were yesterday locked in a war of words over using the governorship election to fight for immunity from criminal deeds. The contention came as the Presidential Committee on the Recovery of Federal Government Assets gave Senator Uzodinma […]