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Anambra Guber: ZLP candidate lashes out gov Obiano over taxes

As the race for Anambra governoship election is gaining momentum, the  candidate of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP),  Dr. Obiora Okonkwo has called out the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) over taxes in the state. According to the party, its candidate insisted on the total abolition of all levies foisted on Anambra people by the APGA administration. In a press release ...

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PDP Publicly Secretary in Imo defects to APC

The state publicity secretary of Imo PDP, Hon. Ogu Bundu Nwadike has defected to the  All Progressives Congress, APC. Nwadike disclosed his defection to APC in a resignation letter he personally signed. His decision to resign was based on personal decision after due consultations with his family and mentors for resigning from the party. Part of the letter read: “This ...

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Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is yet to join us- APC

Contrary to rumours, former President Goodluck Jonathan has not joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, told newsmen on Wednesday that the ex-leader had not dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Nabena, who hails from the same Bayelsa State with Jonathan, insisted that there was no iota of truth in the speculations. ...

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APC Chairmanship: Umahi declares support for Alimodu Sheriff

Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi has endorsed the former governor of Borno State Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC. He said that Sheriff should  be allowed to go in unopposed for the position of the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, adding that he is the only man that can be accessed ...

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Gov Ortom urges all political appointees contesting for posts to resign

Governor Samuel Ortom has again issued a directive to all his appointees seeking elective positions to resign before or on the 30th of September, 2021 or be relieved of their appointments. He spoke on Wednesday during a meeting with top government appointees including Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Head of Service, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Commissioners, Special ...

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EFCC places Ex-Governor Peter Odili of Rivers on watchlist

Ex- Rivers State Governor, Peter Odili, has been placed on the watch list of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) over alleged graft. Odili was the Governor of Rivers State between 1999 and 2007, is the husband of Justice Mary Odili of the Nigeria’s Supreme Court. Odili had dragged the Nigeria Immigration Service and its Comptroller General before ...

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President Buhari swears in three new INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially sworn in  three new National Commissioners into the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It was gathered that the ceremony was performed briefly before the commencement of the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. According to the source, those sworn-in include Dr Baba Bila representing the North-East zone, Professor ...

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APC chieftain urges South East Governors to ensure Kanu’s release

Hon Destiny Nwagwu, former House of Representatives from Abia State, has called  called for the unconditional release of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and numerous Biafra agitators incarcerated in security formations across the country. The politician who is key  member of the All Progressive Congress (APC), also called on governors from the ...

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Loan Request: Buhari has shown he is the real enemy of Nigeria- Omokiri

Former aide of Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri,  has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over plans to obtain fresh foreign loans. Omokri accused the president of being an enemy of Nigeria’s progress. Via his Twitter handle Omokri accused Buhari of using the foreign loans on alleged useless things like building a Naval base in a desert in Kano State. He wrote: “A ...

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Anambra Poll: Obiano’s wife lashes out at Andy Uba

Anambra State First Lady, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, has lashed out at the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for blasting her over the political issues involving the APC and the state government. It will be recalled that the Director General of the Andy Uba Campaign Council, Paul Chukwuma, and the state chairman of the party, Basil Ejidike, named ...

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