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  • Drama as Kogi gov. sacks all cabinet, reverses self

    Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja. It was a drama, on Sunday,  when Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello,  dissolved his cabinet and less than 30 minute later reversed his decision.  The governor, who arrived Lokoja, the state capital, from Abuja, was expected to dissolve his cabinet last Saturday. However, during Sunday’s meeting at Glass House Lokoja,…

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  • Police arrest herdsman for murder of 16 villagers

    Gyang Bere, Jos Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsmen, Muhammadu Musa Bimini, with a military AK47 rifle, in connection with a bloody attack that claimed the lives of 16 persons in Daffo district of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State. Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) ASP Marthias Terna, who confirmed the…

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  • External reserves hit $46bn – CBN

    Uche Usim, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday disclosed that the nation’s external reserves currently stands at $46 billion, saying the figures are steadily heading towards the $50 billion mark. Figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the weekend indicate that the reserves grew by about $3.2 billion between February and March 2018. The reserves at the…

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  • INEC Elections

    2019: INEC charges youths to register with political parties

    Raphael Ede, Enugu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has charged Nigerian youths to get registered with political parties to take over power and ensure accountability and good governance in Nigeria. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu State, Mr Emeka Ononamadu, gave the advise, on Sunday, at a youth Forum tagged: “#YouthDecide2019” held, in…

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  • 2019: Ndigbo’ll be major beneficiaries of Buhari’s 2nd term – Okechukwu

    Raphael Ede, Enugu The Igbo will be the major beneficiaries of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid if elected, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu has assured. Okechukwu gave this assurance, at the  weekend, while entertaining questions bordering on President Buhari’s second term vis-a-vis restructuring of the country from journalists…

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  • MASSOB kicks against alleged IGP’s plan to disarm vigilance groups

    Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha   The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) under the leadership of Comrade Uchenna Madu said that directive by Inspector General of Police that all the neighborhood watch, vigilante groups and local hunters to surrender their arms was a well organised plan by the Hausa Fulani…

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  • Ekweremadu

    I didn’t call for military coup – Ekweremadu

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has distanced himself from an alleged statement insinuating that he was calling for a military takeovet in the country. Ekweremadu who spoke over the weekend at the Diepreye Alaimeyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall, Onopa during a dinner hosted by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson for members of rge…

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  • 11 killed in Cross River in communal clashes

    Judex Okoro, Calabar Eleven persons have been reportedly killed in a communal clash between Okwabang and Beebo communities of Boki East in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. While two persons were killed, on Friday, one each from both communities, nine Okuabang natives were hacked to death yesterday morning by Bebo guerrillas. The…

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  • N’ Delta: Urhobo youths reaffirm commitment to peace initiatives

    Ben Dunno, Warri Urhobo youths, under the auspices of the Urhobo Security Network (USN), have reiterated support to the Federal Government’s peace initiatives aimed at creating an enabling environment for the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region. The youth body which affirmed its commitment in a communique issued at the end of a two-day…

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  • Taraba owes N19 billion in pensions, gratuities

    Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Taraba Chapter, said the state government was owing its 7,902 members over N19 billion in outstanding pensions and gratuities. The Union Chairman Hassan Abubakar, disclosed this in a communique issued in Jalingo at the end of its state executive council meeting. Abubakar, who lamented that the…

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