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Abia extends lockdown for seven days

Abia extends lockdown for seven days

The Abia State Government has extended the statewide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state by an additional one more week. Governor Okezie had ordered a statewide lockdown for one week in the first instance beginning from ...

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COVID-19: Katsina Government lifts suspension on Friday prayers

COVID-19: Katsina Government lifts suspension on Friday prayers

The Katsina State Government has lifted suspension on Friday congregational prayer with immediate effect. The lifting of the suspension was announced by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, in a statement made on Tuesday in Katsina. “Following ...

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Wike Laments Rivers State Exclusion From FG COVID-19 Aids

Acquisition of Shell’s equity in OML 11 height of resource control, Wike declares

Oil Drilling expatriates endangering Rivers State By Kenneth Jukpor   The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike has lampooned the federal government for excluding his State in the support via medical aids and relief materials. Noting that Rivers State ...

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Kyari: Buhari’s governance structure has collapsed, says PDP

Kyari: Buhari’s governance structure has collapsed, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday expressed apprehension over the alleged collapse of governance command structure of the Federal Government since the isolation of Mallam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Kyari had ...

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Cross River female senator, Rose Oko, dies at 63

Cross River female senator, Rose Oko, dies at 63

A Peoples Democratic Party member representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly is dead. One of her aides who confirmed to our correspondent on condition of anonymity in Abuja on Tuesday morning,  said the late Senator died ...

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Obaseki, Oshiomhole working to end rift – Gov’s aide

Obaseki, Oshiomhole working to end rift – Gov’s aide

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his estranged political godfather, Adams Oshiomhole, have commenced consultations to end the political rift between them. Obaseki’s Chief of Staff, Mr Taiwo Akerele, revealed this while responding to questions from reporters during an ...

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Drama as Appeal Court reinstates Ifeanyi Ubah as senator

Drama as Appeal Court reinstates Ifeanyi Ubah as senator

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Thursday voided the order of an Abuja High Court which sacked Ifeanyi Ubah, as the senator representing Anambra South. A three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court held that the judgment delivered by ...

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APC is stinking, facing extinction, declares PDP

APC is stinking, facing extinction, declares PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday described the All Progressives Congress as a stinking coven of treasury looters and a fizzling political platform facing extinction. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, said this in a statement in Abuja. ...

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Oshiomhole: Buhari shifts NEC meeting as APC govs engage in shouting match

Oshiomhole: Buhari shifts NEC meeting as APC govs engage in shouting match

• Appeal Court lifts embattled chairman’s suspension • Court gives Giadom go-ahead to become acting chair The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday lifted the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. Before ...

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Tinubu backs Oshiomhole, tackles Obaseki, others ahead of APC NEC meeting

Tinubu backs Oshiomhole, tackles Obaseki, others ahead of APC NEC meeting

A leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, has expressed frustrations with developments in his party, declaring that the effects of the desperation of those he described as overambitious politicians exceeded the fatality ...

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Oshiomhole, Sylva fuelling violent protest in Bayelsa –Diri

Oshiomhole, Sylva fuelling violent protest in Bayelsa –Diri

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has accused the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of instigating violence in his state. Diri said Oshiomhole and Sylva were ...

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Fated to fall

Fated to fall

*How the deposed Emir talked himself into trouble Yesterday, March 9, 2020, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State did what his former charismatic predecessor, the late Abubakar Rimi, planned to, but could not do: He deposed the Emir of ...

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Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult –Abaribe

Why Nigeria finds democracy difficult –Abaribe

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has said   Nigerians are struggling for basic democratic rights because  “democracy is difficult for some people to really fathom”. Abaribe said this on Thursday night at the Government House in Port Harcourt during a condolence ...

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Bauchi Panel indicts Yuguda, Abubakar, ex-govs to refund N1tn

Bauchi Panel indicts Yuguda, Abubakar, ex-govs to refund N1tn

The Assets and Recovery panel set up by the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has declared that two former governors of the state, Mallam Isa Yuguda, his successor, Mohammed Abubakar, and their associates, must refund to the government over N1tn ...

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South-South governors agree to raise security outfit

South-South governors agree to raise security outfit

The South-South governors have agreed to replicate Amotekun in the South-South with a view to securing lives and property in the geopolitical zone. The Chairman, South-South Governors Forum and of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, stated this shortly after a closed-door ...

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Oshiomhole vows to remain APC chair despite sacking order

Tinubu backs Oshiomhole, tackles Obaseki, others ahead of APC NEC meeting

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday declared he would hold on to his position despite the court order that upheld his suspension from the party. A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), ...

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Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo assemblies pass Amotekun bill

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo assemblies pass Amotekun bill

The Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Ondo Houses of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps bill into law. The bill seeks to unify the proposed law guiding the security outfit  (Amotekun)  jointly established by the ...

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‘Mourners’ jostle for Uwajumogu’s seat in Senate

‘Mourners’ jostle for Uwajumogu’s seat in Senate

• Deceased wife, elder sister join race The jostle for the replacement of the senatorial seat hitherto occupied by the late Benjamin Uwajumogu, who on December 18, 2019 because of death, ceased to be a senator, has earnestly begun. He ...

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Wike inaugurates 17 perm secs as Rivers Assembly clears nine commissioners

Wike inaugurates 17 perm secs as Rivers Assembly clears nine commissioners

Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday inaugurated 17 new permanent secretaries in Rivers State. This comes as the House of Assembly screened and confirmed the nine commissioner-nominees whose names were submitted on Monday for clearance. The governor, while swearing in the permanent ...

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How Ihedioha’s appeal split Supreme Court

How Ihedioha’s appeal split Supreme Court

• Six justices dismiss suit to reclaim mandate • ‘We have no power to review any application’ • You’ve inherent power to do so, Justice Nwenze insists • ‘Courts should be stripped of power to impose candidates’ The tussle over ...

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