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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Bayelsa Guber: APC screens Lokpobiri, ex-INEC boss, others

The All Progressives Congress on Saturday screened the ex- Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri. Similarly, the party screened the immediate past Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) Frankland Briyai for Nov. 16 governorship election in Bayelsa. Others, who were screened by the Mr Ita Isong led National ...

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APC to Wadume: We don’t know you, name party chieftains who gave you N13m

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday disowned suspected Kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla. The ruling party dissociated itself from the N13 million allegedly given to him for the Presidential election. In his confessional statement, Wadume allegedly confessed being given N13 million by the APC, but spent N7 million it the money for the election, in addition to collecting about ...

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Only Melaye can deliver PDP to Kogi, Atiku will fail at tribunal, Primate Ayodele predicts

Primate Elijah Ayodele, the founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Ejigbo, Lagos, on Saturday predicted that only Senator Dino Melaye, can deliver Kogi to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the forthcoming governorship election in the State. Ayodele made this prediction during the release of his annual book of prophecy, “Warning To All Nations” at his church in Oke Afa, ...

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Gov Ihedioha’s allegation against me is “deceitful,” Ignore it, Okorocha urges IG

Ex- Imo Gov, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu to ignore the allegation made against him by the present governor, Emeka Ihedioha. He said that the Nigerian Police Force, being a reputable organisation, should not allow itself to be distracted by “such deceitful petition” which he said lacked merit. Okorocha made the call ...

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Tinubu to Sanwo-Olu: You won’t succeed if you rely only on talent without character

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has told the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to make the welfare of people the highest priority his government. He stated this at the retreat organised for members of State Executive Council and Permanent Secretaries. According to a statement issued by Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, Tinubu ...

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Alleged Financial Scandal: Lawmaker lauds Buhari for standing by Oyo-Ita

The Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of Assembly, Mr Joseph Bassey, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for trusting the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. Bassey told newsmen in Calabar that the allegations of fraud against Oyo-Ita was false and baseless, stressing that she has exhibited good character and integrity in service. It would be recalled ...

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Gunshots, throwing of dynamites mar PDP congress in Bayelsa

Some armed touts suspected to be loyal to some governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State yesterday threw dynamites close to the party’s secretariat in Yenagoa. It was learnt that they did so in order to stop the ward congress. According to The Nation, the dynamite exploded on the main road some kilometres to the PDP ...

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APC govt has won the hearts of Nigerians through visionary leadership- Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the ruling party, saying that it has displayed purposeful leadership to win the hearts of Nigerians. Oshiomhole said this in Abuja on Friday at the meeting of National Working Committee with governors elected on the platform of the party. The Governors Forum Chairman, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi led the ...

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Kogi: Impeacment imminent as CJ sets up panel to investigate Dep Gov

The Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Nasir Ajanah has constituted a seven-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against Deputy – Governor Simon Achuba by the state House of Assembly. Ajanah disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Lokoja. He said the constitution of the panel was in line with the provisions of section 188 of the constitution of ...

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Tribunal: Those celebrating my sack will soon be disappointed- Dino Melaye

Sen. Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, has described the ruling of the Election Tribunal which on Friday nullified his election as a miscarriage of justice. Melaye stated this in a statement he personally signed and made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday. Tribunal sitting in Lokoja invalidated Melaye’s victory in the March 22 election and ...

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