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  • Osun LG poll: APC sweeps 389 councillorship seats

    Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) yesterday declared all the 389 candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as winners of the Local Government councillorship election held at the weekend. The Chairman of the commission, Mr Segun Oladitan, who announced the result to the public said 318 out of the candidates were…

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  • ‎Alleged N11b fraud: I’ m ready for trial –ex-Gov. Shema

    Godwin Tsa, Abuja A former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, said he is ready to stand trial on the N11 billion fraud charge brought against him and three others. The Supreme Court had, last Friday, ordered the trial of the former governor alongside Sani Makana, Lawal Safana and Ibrahim Dankaba. This was after the…

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  • Buhari’ll run in 2019, says SGF, Boss Mustapha

    Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, at the weekend, declared that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would fast-track the South East’s quest to produce President. He said the zone would stand a good chance if it backs President Buhari in the next election, to be supported…

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  • Ebonyi govt. sacks six watchmen, suspends salaries of 10 others

    Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki The Ebonyi State Government has terminated the employment of six members of the Neighbourhood Security Watch and suspended salaries of 10 others for “incompetence and negligence of duty.” This was even as it also set up a 3-man committee headed by a retired police officer to ensure closer monitoring of the members…

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  • Anti-graft war has come to stay in Nigeria

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that the war against corruption has come to stay in Nigeria. This is one of the two areas former president Olusegun Obasanjo has scored him high. According to him, Nigeria remains committed to fighting corruption “today, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow.” Buhari stressed this on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, while unveiling…

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  • Taraba: Two council chairmen narrowly escape death in separate attacks

    Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The council chairmen of Wukari and Takum local governments, Mr. Daniel Adi Mr. Shiban Tikari respectively, narrowly escaped death in two separate attacks at different locations in the state on Sunday. Hon. Daniel Adi of Wukari LGC told our correspondent on phone that he came under attack from suspected Fulani herdsmen around Gidin…

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  • Police confirms killing of Don Waney’s younger brother

    Tony John, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of Don Waney’s younger brother and a notorious member of his gang, Oluchi Igwedibia (alias Obatosu). Obatosu’s killing by the Department of State Service (DSS) yesterday, at Sabo Iyakpe, Etsako West in Edo State, came barely a week after he allegedly wrote…

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  • APC committee report on true federalism reflects yearnings of Nigerians – APC South-East

    Raphael Ede, Enugu The All Progressives Congress (APC), South East Zone, yesterday said the report of the party’s Committee on True Federalism reflected the yearnings of most Nigerians. The Zonal Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Hycienth Ngwu, who disclosed this in a statement lauded the Committee Chairman, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for doing…

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  • NUJ condemns police brutality of The Sun reporter in Enugu

    The Enugu State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned the unwarranted arrest and detention of The Sun Newspaper Correspondent in Enugu, Mr. Raphael Ede by the police while he was covering a protest march at Centenary City, Amechi Awkunanaw, in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State on Friday. The Chairman of…

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  • National restructuring: APC “pathological liars”, says ADP

    Okwe Obi, Abuja The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has taken a swipe at the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the restructuring position recently made public by the El-Rufai Committee, describing it as a political gimmick designed to deceive Nigerians and to shift public attention from condemnations trailing the Buhari administration. In a…

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