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PDP lauds S-Court’s verdict on Rivers APC primaries

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By Dirisu Yakubu Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has hailed Monday’s verdict of the Supreme Court, which struck out the ill-conceived suit seeking the nullification of the governorship,...

Wed Apr 10th, 2019     Read More →

Fallout of 2019 elections

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By Sunny Ikhioya BARRING ongoing dramas at the petition tribunals, the 2019 elections have come and gone. We must give thanks to the Almighty God that the whole suspense is over. Some are happy,...

Wed Apr 10th, 2019     Read More →

I N S E C U R I T Y: Keep off Igboland, Ohanaeze warns killer herdsmen

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•PDP chides Buhari over rising insecurity; PANDEF expresses alarm •Nigeria needs retooling to tackle insecurity —Afenifere •Politicians, traditional rulers aiding bandits...

Wed Apr 10th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: INEC fixes Nov. 2 for Governorship elections in Kogi, Bayelsa

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. A voter uses a...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Police identify those behind Rivers cult killings

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The police in Rivers on Tuesday said that cultists and thugs that had lost patronage from politicians were behind the upsurge in killings in the state. DSP Nnamdi Omoni, the command’s Police...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari orders security operatives to end cultism in Rivers

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Condemns Kaduna killings By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condemned the resurgence of killings by cult groups in Rivers State and ordered for increased...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Dozens killed in Nigerian violence flareup

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Dozens of people have been killed in a flareup of violence in three Nigerian regions, security officials and local sources said Tuesday. In the southeastern state of Rivers, eight people were...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Why would you allow kidnapping, banditry, terrorism in Nigeria, PDP queries Buhari

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… Urges him to act immediately By Nwafor Sunday The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday queried President Muhammadu Buhari over what it termed the increase in kidnapping, banditry,...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

PDP hails Monday’s Supreme court verdict on Rivers APC primaries

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) hails Monday’s verdict of the Supreme Court which upheld justice by striking out the ill-conceived and defective suit by elements of All Progressives...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

I’m working assiduously to ensure safe return of Lagos fire service chief, others — CP

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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, says all hands are on deck to ensure the safe return of the Director of the State Fire Service, Mr Rasaki Musibau, and others abducted in...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Killings: Be alive to your responsibility, ASUP tells FG

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – ACADEMIC Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has decried the incessant killings in the country especially the armed banditry in the northeast and called on the...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

I won’t challenge results of Lagos governorship poll–ADP candidate

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Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, the Lagos State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (APC) says he will not contest the outcome of the governorship election in the state but prepare for...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos fire boss kidnap: Fear grips family, co-workers 48hrs after

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….Abductors yet to establish contact By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—fear, yesterday, gripped family members of the Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers polls: PDP blackmailing S-Court justices —APC

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All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of intimidating and blackmailing Supreme Court Justices into doing their bidding in respect of the...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →

Community calls out NDDC on failed payment

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By Cynthia Alo The people of Esanma community in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State have called on the management of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to speed up payment of...

Tue Apr 9th, 2019     Read More →