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PDP chair: Why Fayose is against me ―Adeniran

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship aspirant, Prof Tunde Adeniran, has observed that he has not been able to secure the support of his state governor, Ayo Fayose because of the Ekiti governor’s presidential ambition. Speaking to reporters after submitting his nomination form for the post at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Wednesday, he said the ...

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“Buhari Choose Between Amaechi & Rivers People” Rivers State Residents Stage Protest In PH

Men, women and youths of Omuma Local Government Area were led by the lawmaker representing them in Rivers State House Of Assembly, Hon Kelechi Nwogu to stage a peaceful protest against the alleged incessant extra judicial killings and impunity perpetrated by Akin Fakorode led FSARS in Rivers State. The people came out en masse and marched from Port Harcourt City ...

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Anambra poll: My life is in danger ―Obiano cries out

THE Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has raised alarm over the sudden withdrawal of his security details, saying such action has exposed his life to danger. Obiano who stated this yesterday in Awka during an election stakeholders meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), described the act as unacceptable and a dangerous signal on what was to ...

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Americans Raise $70,000 For Lady Who Was Sacked For Giving Donald Trump The Middle Finger

Mother of two and cyclist, Juli Briskman, who was sacked after her middle finger photo to Donald Trump’s motorcade went viral has been comforted by Americans. $70,000 in donations have been raised for her in more than 3,000 donations — from $5 to $250 — since November 6 through GoFundMe. Briskman’s viral middle finger photo was taken on October 28, ...

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Reps reject move to observe one minute silence for late Ken Saro Wiwa

The House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected move to observe a minute silence in honour of late environmental activist, Ken Saro Wiwa, saying that such move would open up controversy. The House however condemned in strong terms the continuing pollution in Ogoni land and other parts of the Niger delta. The House further urged the Federal Government to declare ogoniland an ecological ...

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Court orders interim freezing of N350m linked to Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be placed on temporary attachment, pending an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari, gave the order following an ex-parte application filed by the EFCC and argued by its lawyer, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, against ...

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PDP chair: George absent at peace accord signing

Aspirants to the office of the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have signed a peace accord with Chief Bode George absent at the ceremony presided over by Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Tuesday. Others were present including Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Rasheed ...

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2019: PDP reps caucus raise alarm over plan arrest of key members

PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP caucus in the House of Representatives on Tuesday raised alarm over planned arrest of some key members of the party ahead of 2019 elections. The PDP caucus alleged that “there is a secret ongoing agenda for the arrest of scores of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) functionaries towards thwarting the party’s build for 2019 elections”. The caucus ...

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Anambra guber: Ohanaeze replies IPOB, insists election must hold as schedule

A socio-political organisation, Onanaeze Ndigbo has dismissed claims by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that those hoping to vote in Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State will die. The body described those calling for the boycott of the election as enemies of the State, stressing that elections must hold as schedule by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Chairman of Ohanaeze ...

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