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Stolen Mace: Omo-Agege, Ndume To Appear Before NASS Committee Today


The Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee investigating the invasion of the Senate and stealing of the Mace, has summoned former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South, and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, APC, Delta Central to appear before it today. The invitation of both Ndume and Omo-Agege by the committee is for them to explain their alleged roles in the attack of ... Read More »

Baraje’s nPDP Meets APC, Reiterates Ruling Party Membership


Leader of the new Peoples’ Democratic Party (nPDP), which fused with the All Progressives Congress, has said that the group will remain in the ruling party. nPDP leader, Kawu Baraje, stated this on Monday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen after a closed-door meeting with the members of APC’s National Working Committee. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Baraje and the group recently submitted a four-page ... Read More »

2019 Elections: Umahi Throws Ebonyi House Of Assembly Contests Open


Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would favour no candidate during the 2019 general elections’ for House of Assembly. Umahi made the assertion on Monday at Ezillo, Ishiellu Local Government Area (LGA) of Ebony during a solidarity rally in his honour. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had earlier at several ... Read More »

N8.1trn looted by 15 revenue-generating agencies under Jonathan – FG


The federal government says 15 revenue generating agencies of the federal government failed to remit N8.1 trillion to the Federation Account between 2010 and 2015. Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the allegation on Monday in Osogbo, Osun State, while commissioning the Channelization, De-silting, Flood Control and Development of Okoko and Ogbagba Rivers, phases one ... Read More »

INEC To Engage 15,000 Corps Members In Poll


No fewer than 15,000 Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members will participate in the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. INEC National Chairman, Mahamood Yakubu addressing pressmen on new release of 2019 Election Time Table and Schedule of Activities for 2019 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections while at INEC Office Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National ... Read More »

Amaechi’s Ally, Ojukaye Flag Amachree Emerges New Rivers APC Chairman


A former Chairman of Asari-Toru local government area, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, has emerged the new State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State. The emergence of Ojukaye as the new Rivers State Chairman of APC came by way of affirmation from the party delegates in a State congress that began as early as 5am, Monday. DAILY POST reports that the APC decided to ... Read More »

‘Corrupt politicians pushing for old order’


The Presidency yesterday said a return of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to power would reverse the gains made under the  Buhari administration. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President Garba Shehu, in an article titled: “The Real Price of Changing the Change (1), said  Buhari is “bad business for a number of parliamentarians and civil servants, some policemen, customs officials and ... Read More »

Rivers APC LG Congresses Peaceful amidst Boycott by Abe’s Loyalists


The rescheduled local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State was peaceful across the state despite the boycott of the exercise by members loyal to Senator Magnus Abe. Abe’s loyalists had in the wake of the ward congresses sought and obtained an interlocutory injunction from the state High Court stopping the congresses on the grounds that they were unfairly shut out ... Read More »

IG orders F-SARS chief to sue Rivers govt


The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Rivers State Commander of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS), Mr. Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), to sue the government for libellous publications against him. A May 17 letter, signed by the IGP’s Principal Staff Officer (PSO), Usman Umar, authorised the commander to sue the state. The letter, passed through the Commissioner of Police, ... Read More »

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Six in Deadly Benue Attack


The bodies of six persons, among them, some teachers of Makurdi Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) suspected to have been killed by Fulani herdsmen near Ikpayongo, Gwer local government area of Benue State, have been discovered by residents of the area. The bodies were discovered after the teachers went missing since last Wednesday. The victims, according to a source, went to inspect their farmland for ... Read More »

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