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Bayelsa 2019: Oshiomhole flags off campaign, says APC will correct all errors committed by PDP’s govt

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has assured Bayelsans that the party would correct all the wrongs committed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state if it wins the governorship election in the state. Oshiomhole said this at the flag-off of the party’s campaign in Ogbia town, Ogbia Local Government area of the state. He ...

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RevolutionNow: Court reviews bail condtions of Sowore, Bakare

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has softened the bail conditions earlier granted to Omoleye Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow movement and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. On Oct. 4, the court granted Sowore N50 million bail, with two sureties in like sum, and to deposit N50million as security. Bakare was also granted N50million bail with one surety. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, waived his earlier ...

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Our bank solicited patronage from Fayose, witness tells court

A Prosecution Witness, Mr Lawrence Akande, has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that the bank he works with solicited patronage from embattled former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who is facing money laundering charges. Akande is a first prosecution witness and a banker with a second generation bank who testified at the resumed trial of Fayose. ...

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Award: Ondo APC extols Akeredolu, says he is a prudent manager of resources

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo has felicitated with Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for the African Governor for Innovative Leadership Award bestowed on him, on Saturday. The award was given by the African Stride International, in conjunction with the Centre for African Development and International Studies. The congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by Mr Alex Kalejaye, the ...

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Heavy criticism trails Gov. Umahi’s plan to establish grazing reserve in Ebonyi

Organisation of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (OESID), has rapped Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi over the knuckles by planning to establish grazing reserve settlements for herdsmen in the state. The organisation, in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Mr Pascal Oluchukwu, in Abuja on Sunday, urged the governor not to impose herders’ programme on Ebonyi’s ancestral land. According ...

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Just in: CJ swears in new Kogi Deputy Governor

Edward Onoja has been sworn-in as the Deputy Governor of Kogi State. He was earlier screened by members of state assembly, at the assembly complex in Lokoja. Vanguard reports that the swearing-in was performed on him by the Chief Judge (CJ) of Kogi State, Justice Nasir Ajanah. The Grand Khadi of the state, Abdulkareem Aruwa. The state assembly, last Friday, ...

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The Gaffe Made by a Minister

By Emeka Omeihe What point was the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono really driving at when he averred there is no hunger in Nigeria? That has been the question agitating the minds of discerning people since the minister bandied the claim at a press briefing to mark the 2019 World Food Day in Abuja. Tagged: “Our Actions ...

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Kogi Crisis: Impeached Deputy Gov. calls for Buhari’s intervention

The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr Simon Achuba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order. Achuba made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday, shortly after packing out of his official residence. He said that the president’s elderly intervention ...

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I remain Kogi Dep Gov, my impeacment will not stand- Achuba

The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba, on Sunday said that his impeachment by Kogi Assembly would not stand Achuba, while speaking to journalists in his private residence, said he was treated like a common criminal even when the law recognised him as the deputy governor of the state. According to Daily Post, the embattled former lawmaker, ...

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Iwo-Road Interchange: Your criticism shows you are insentitive, Oyo PDP slams APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State says the criticism of the planned expansion of Iwo-Road interchange in Ibadan with N8 billion by the All Progressives Congress (APC) is a demonstration of the party’s insensitivity to the plight of commuters in the axis. A statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan by Mr Akeem Olatunji, the state PDP Publicity Secretary, ...

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