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Expect more blunders from Buhari – Fayose tells Nigerians

Expect more blunders from Buhari - Fayose tells Nigerians

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, described the controversies raging the National Assembly over the 2016 budget as a confirmation of President Buhari’s ineptitude. He said Nigerians should expect more of this until the President is send back to Daura in 2019. All Progressive Congress APC only wanted power desperately without the wherewithal to govern. “I warned Nigerians about the consequences ...

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FG reduces use of first, business class air travels

FG reduces use of first, business class air travels

The Federal Government will soon limit the use of first class and business class ticket to ministers, permanent secretaries and head of parastatals. This is coming after the Efficiency Unit successfully negotiated for bulk discount with local and international airlines to cut on cost of governance, especially cost of travel. Mr Festus Akanbi, Special Adviser, Media to the Minster, said: ...

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I promise to create 3000 jobs in six months Oke, Ondo APC Governorship candidate declares

I promise to create 3000 jobs in six months Oke, Ondo APC Governorship candidate declares

Chief Olusola Oke, the APC governorship candidate of Ondo state has promised to provide 3000 jobs in six months if elected as governor. Chief Oke was formerly the national legal adviser of the People’s Democratic Party,PDP, but defected to the All progressive congress recently. He was also the PDP governorship candidate at the 2012 elections but lost to present governor ...

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Code of Conduct Tribunal refuses to dismiss charges against Saraki

Code of Conduct Tribunal refuses to dismiss charges against Saraki

After Saraki’s lawyer, Kanu Agabi filed an application hinted that the charges made against Saraki are invalid and insisted that the case should be drop. The lawyer said the Code of Conduct Tribunal, which filed the charges, refused Mr Saraki to make any explanation in his assets declaration forms as requuird by law. The Code of Conduct Tribunal has dismissed ...

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Thugs hurl stone at former Kogi Governor Idris Wada at election Tribunal

Thugs hurl stone at former Kogi Governor Idris Wada at election Tribunal

Former governor of kogi state, Idris Wada, had stones hurled at his vehicle at the election  tribunal sitting at the Jabi district of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on tuesday the 22nd of march 2016. The driver sensing the danger, sped of the scene of the incident, leaving the security operatives helpless. At the tribunal, Idris Wada was challenging the ...

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APC caucus currently meeting in Aso Rock

APC caucus currently meeting in Aso Rock

APC caucus are currently having a high powered meeting at the new Banqet hall of the presidential villa, Abuja. The personnel on ground are: The President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, the National Leader of the APC Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Many serving governors of the party, speaker of the House of Assembly Yakubu  Dogara, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Vice ...

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PDP member, Deji Babington arraigned for calling Kashamu, drug Baron, amidst other names

PDP member Deji Babington arraigned for calling Kashamu drugs Baron

Deji Babington Ashaye, a memeber of the peoples Democratic party(PDP) was arraigned on Tuesday for  for calling Buruji kashamu a drug Dealer and further added “a jail breaker”.The case was presided by chief magistrate Oriyomi Ogunforowa, in a magristate court in Isabo, Abeokuta. Deji Babington was said to have uttered abusive words against Mr kashamu on the PDP Whatsapp group ...

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INEC cancels re-run elections in parts of Rivers State

INEC cancels re run elections in parts of Rivers State

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday cancelled the re-run elections in six disputed local-government area of Rivers state because of said irregularities. The electoral commissioner for Rivers state, Mr Aneidi Ikoiwak stated that the polls were suspended in Gokana, Andoni, Eleme, Tai, Bonny, and, Khana due to irregularities during the voting. Two out of the said Local governments, ...

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APC loses to PDP in Wike’s unit

APC loses to PDP in Wike's unit

Voting results of the Saturday re-run election are already been gradually released even if some are partly not official. one of the released results was that in ward 9 unit 7 in obio/akpor local government area, the voting centre located near governor nyesom wike father’s compound. The part results of the election in this LGA are as follows: State Constituency ...

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Rivers election gets bloody as 5 die in saturday re-run election

Rivers election gets bloody as 5 die in saturday re-run election

Rivers of blood as some may call it has flown following the death of five persons in the rivers re-run election. Three out of the five were said to have been killed in Eleme local government area, one was killed in Andoni while a casualty was recorded in obia/akpor local government area . At Opobo local government area, the election ...

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Rivers SSG arrested by the Nigerian army

Rivers SSG arrested by the Nigerian army

Mr. Kenneth Kobani, the secretary to the state government has been arrested by the Nigerian army for allegedly stalling the distribution of electoral materials for the on-going elections in rivers. Mr kobani was said to have stormed a RAC centre in his area, gathered all the original result sheets and carted away with them. He was paraded and later arrested ...

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Rivers Election – APC chieftain, Rivers commissioner kidnapped

INEC cancels re run elections in parts of Rivers State

Prior to the commencement of the Rivers State election, the chieftain of All Progressives Congress APC, Elyon Ntiro Elijah and Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources, Chief Ibibia Walter, have been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen. Elijah was said to have been kidnapped at Asarama waterside in Andoni Local Government Area of the state, while the announcement of Chief Ibibia ...

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Rivers Rerun – three already feared dead in gun duel

Rivers Rerun - three already feared dead in gun duel

Gun battle occured between Joint security forces and hoodlums in Obagi axisofEgi community, Egbema Ndoni Local Government area, which has resulted into the lost of three lives. Captain of Port Harcourt army barracks, Lazarus Eli said, out of the three lives lost, one is a member of the Joint Forces. He said the gun duel was between a combined security ...

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Fayose – APC using DSS as tool

Fayose APC using DSS as tool

Mr Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti State Governor has condemned the action of the Department of State Services DSS, after claiming they were not aware of any court ruling, ordering the release of the detained Ekiti State House of Assembly member, Hon Afolabi Akanni as ridiculous, height of executive rascality and open display of the contempt for the rule of law. ...

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Saraki hires 66 lawyers defence team

Code of Conduct Tribunal refuses to dismiss charges against Saraki

Bukola Sarika, the third most powerful Nigeria politician, on Friday appeared in court facing 13 counts of false declaration of assets relating to his time as governor of the north central state of Kwara. The Senate President which hires 66 lawyers as his defense team, it took the lead counsel Kanu Agabi 10 mins to read out the long list ...

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We will miss Oshiomhole – Benin Elders

we will miss oshiomhole

Chairman of the Benin Leaders of Thought and the Enogie of Obazuwa, Prince Edun Akenzua, recently  showed his displeasure about the imminent end of Oshiomhole regime as the Governor of Benin in November, saying he wished he could serve for another term. the royal father said the Benin Elders would soon meet the out going Governor, to discuss about the ...

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PDP and APGA Members formed new Party

pdp and apga members formed new party

Some members of People Democratic Party PDP, and All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA on Tuesday disengaged them self from the party and team up to form a new party called Peoples Mega Party PMP. The members left due to disagreement and corruption within the party, unanimously adopted Chief Perry Opara as the protem chairman of the proposed party which is yet ...

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5000 police deployed for Benue Senatorial election

Rivers Rerun - three already feared dead in gun duel

No fewer than 5000 police men have been deployed to Benue South Zone ahead of Senatorial re-run election between Senator David Mark of the People Democratic Party PDP, and Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressive Party APC. Commissioner Paul Yakadi made this statement at the state capital Makurdi, saying other security agencies will be added to complement the efforts of ...

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Dickson and his Deputy Sworn in for Second Term

Gov Seriaki Dickson second term

Governor elect Seriake Dickson and his Deputy were sworn in yesterday for second term in office. Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri administered the oaths of office held at Samson Siasia Stadium. Top dignitaries were present at the event which include the National Working Committee members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by its acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus; Governor of ...

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Anambra re-run election

anambra re run election

It is now 24 days before the re-run of Anambra Central Senatorial election will take place and still the commission have not yet been officially notified about the withdrawal of Senator Chris Ngige, the minster of Labour and Employment. He was All Progressive Congress candidate in the zone in march 28 2015, National Assenbly election. The re-run election was as ...

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