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Oyo government denies knowledge of demolition of Ayefele’s Music House

August 20, 2018

The Oyo State Government on Monday denied demolishing the music house of gospel musician, Yinka Ayefele, in Ibadan. The state government, through its counsel, Mr Yomi Alliyu, made the denial when he appeared before Justice Iyabo Yerima of the State High Court, Ring Road, Ibadan, on Monday. Alliyu appeared for the first and second defendants, […]

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​My Govt Facing Worst Persecution From Churches In Imo – Okorocha

August 20, 2018

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has cried out over what he called continuous persecution and campaign of calumny from church leaders and their members in the state despite all he had done to develop the state in the past seven years. Speaking at a media parley at the Government House, Owerri, Okorocha confessed that […]

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Tambuwal Reveals ‘What Tinubu Did When He Was Denied Buhari’s VP’

August 20, 2018

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Monday said, he is able and capable to compete with President Buhari in the coming 2019 Presidential election. He made this known while reacting to the statement of the APC National Leader, Ahmed Tinubu, about his exit from the ruling party. According to a statement on the State’s Twitter […]

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Oshiomhole, others not excused in Buhari’s vow to jail more thieves – APC

August 20, 2018

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that its members, even those in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet will not be excused in the fight against corruption. The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, in a statement yesterday, challenged Nigerians to petition the anti-corruption agencies against any person they considered corrupt. The APC […]

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​Failed Election: Police Has Declared War On Rivers State Says Governor Wike

August 20, 2018

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the consistency with which the Police sabotages the electoral process in Rivers State amounts to a declaration of war on the people. In a state broadcast on Sunday on the failed Port Harcourt State Constituency Three Bye-Election disrupted allegedly by the Police and Armed APC Thugs, […]

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​Presidential Race : Ganduje dares Kwankwaso to launch campaign in Kano

August 19, 2018

The Kano state Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has challenged the former governor Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso to launch his presidential campaign for the forthcoming general election in the state, if he is sure of his popularity. “Kano is not and will never be ready to welcome Kwankwaso. Kano people have every constitutional right to […]

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252 aides resign from Tambuwal’s cabinet

August 19, 2018

Two hundred and fifty-two Special Advisers and Special Assistants appointed under Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s administration have resigned their positions. The affected aides said their resignations were informed by the recent decision of the Sokoto State Governor to dump the All Progressives Congress, the party which they are bona fide members of in the state. […]

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​Two Petrol Tankers Spill Contents On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

August 19, 2018

Two petrol tankers have spilled their contents on different parts of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), urged motorists travelling on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway to take alternative routes. According to NAN, Omeje said that a tanker accident occurred at 5:56 a.m. on Sunday. He […]

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​PDP wins Taraba assembly bye-election

August 19, 2018

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Garba Ahiya has won Saturday’s Takum 1 state constituency by-election into Taraba House of Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was to fill the vacant seat of the late Hosea Ibi, member of the Assembly, who was kidnapped on Dec. 31, […]

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How violence forced INEC to suspend Rivers bye-election

August 19, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended Saturday’s House of Assembly bye-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3. INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Obo Iffanga, said in a statement that the decision was taken based on the violence unleashed by political thugs and security operatives during the exercise. Iffanga explained that the bye-election began peaceful until […]

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