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Abia governorship crisis and plot to abduct judicial officers: PDP warns desperate politicians

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday in Umuahia raised the alarm over alleged desperate plans by a popular politician in Abia State to grasp power through the back door by kidnapping Judicial officers and its members. A statement by State

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Alleged falsification: You lack power to sack me, Ikpeazu tells Justice Abang

You misconceived the case before, PDP tells judge     Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has filed an appeal against Monday’s judgment of a Federal High Court in Abuja which removed him from ‎office as governor over alleged falsification

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Fake products: SON raids Anambra markets, supermarkets

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has warned traders in and around Onitsha to desist from making it difficult for its operatives to enter the Onitsha Main Market in particular and other markets in the

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Court judgment: Ikpeazu goes on Appeal, says I remain Abia governor

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has called on Abians not to panic, but “remain calm” over the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja delivered in favor of Mr. Uche Oga against him,

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Before Dubai Criminal Properties Of Buratai The Butcher Are Swept Under The Carpet

The Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs) comprising: International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), Anambra State Branch of the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), Center for Human Rights & Peace Advocacy (CHRPA), Human Rights

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Buhari’s Civil War Threats: Killings In Peace Time More Abominable Than Civil Warfare – Intersociety Replies

The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) is shocked and alarmed over the unrefined and Yorean utterances of President Muhammadu Buhari concerning sensitive national issues particularly the collective security of Nigeria and its Peoples. The

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AKH Summons Commissioner For Local Government And Chieftaincy Affairs

By Mfonobong Ukpong   Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has summoned the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Victor Antai to appear before the lawmakers for alleged contempt of the House. The Lawmakers during thursday plenary frowned

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Group urges Ugwuanyi to outlaw the activities of Fulani herdsmen

Hilltop Club 82 Aba has called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to toe the line of his South West counterparts and outlaw that activities of Fulani herdsmen in his domain. The group in a letter signed by Tobias

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Buhari’s men plotting with Ekiti-born SAN to destabilize my govt – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Sunday accused a Senior Advocate from the state and top officials of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration of plotting to destabilise his administration and ultimately remove him from office. Addressing newsmen at his

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From my husband’s eyes, I see politics as service to the people – Lolo Ijeoma Ozurigbo

Lolo Ijeoma Ozurigbo is Hon. Ugonna Ozurigbo’s wife, the Deputy Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly-cum-philanthropist. In this interaction with Francis Udoka Ndimkoha, she spoke humbly and honestly about her family life, business, politics and ultimately about her

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Futility propaganda against Amaechi by Wike: Setting the records straight

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Preamble Jordan B Peterson, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, a clinical psychologist must have had Chief Nyesom Wike the Rivers State Governor in mind when he postulated his famous quote that, “When you

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Judgement Scam: Why Okonjo-Iweala Should Not Be Blamed By Bade Adebolu

Recently, a coalition of anti-corruption civil society bodies petitioned the EFCC that the erstwhile Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Muhaamed Bello Adoke to account for the sum of $3.2 billion allegedly belonging to the 774 local governments on whose behalf

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Tension in the Nigerian military as FG sacks 200 pro-Jonathan officers

Affected officers were mainly from the South East and the South South   There are indications on Friday night that about 200 military officers may have been sacked by the Federal Government through short messages (SMS) over their alleged loyalty to the

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Election Tribunal: Bello has bought judgment with N1.5 billion, says Kogi Patriots

No, they’re blackmailers hired to do hatchet job – Bello   Ahead of the forthcoming judgment of the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal, a civil rights movement under the aegis of Kogi Patriotic Front (KPF), has alleged that Governor Yahaya

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Fani-Kayode: Implicate Jonathan, other PDP “big fish” and gain freedom – EFCC

The arrest and detention of Chief Fani-Kayode, the Director of Media and Publicity of the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Organization, has taken a swerve, as Jude Ndukwe, SA Media to Fan-Kayode has alleged that EFCC is trying to

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Shelve your plans to sponsor protests against flag-off of UNEP cleanup by President Buhari or…. – APC tells Gov. Wike

It has come to the attention of the Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress [APC] that the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has concluded plans to sponsor PDP members, tugs and hoodlums to protest and disrupt the visit

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Bruce reveals how he was barred from greeting Buhari in Aso Rock as Sani counters

The Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district, Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce has revealed how operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, prevented him from exchanging pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday. But he was

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Abacha didn’t loot Nigeria’s treasury; money stashed abroad was in case of sanctions – Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Head of State, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has come out in defence of his late boss, General Sani Abacha, insisting that the late military dictator did not loot the nation’s treasury as is

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How Jonathan shocked me during 2015 election — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he was shocked when former president Goodluck Jonathan called him to concede defeat right before the final tally of the 2015 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The President disclosed this

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US, UK experienced similar hardship facing Nigerians before attaining greatness – Okorocha

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has declared that the difficulties presently being experienced by Nigerians are similar to the ones endured by countries like the United States, US, and the United Kingdom, before

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PDP will return to power in 2019 – Esiso

Restates 2nd term for Okowa   “The main opposition party in the country will in 2019 take back the reins of governance at the centre” says the chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Delta State Chapter, Barrister Kingsley Esiso. “Come 2019,

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Obasanjo reveals how oil companies contributed to Nigeria’s electricity woes

Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed how international oil companies, IOCs, operating in the country contributed to the deteriorated state of electricity in the country by ignoring his call on them to generate power from the gas they

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Amnesty Coordinator relocates to Niger Delta creeks in search of militants

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd) says he will be relocating to the creeks of the Niger Delta to hold peace talks with aggrieved individuals and groups to end the bombings that have

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Comrade Adams Oshionmole insults Oba of Benin and the Benins – Edo Global Organisation

Our attention has been drawn to a recent offensive announcement on NTA news and publication by Comrade Adam Oshionmole’s Government on This Day, 14th of May 2016, (http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2016/05/24/edo-govt-approves-appointment-of-new-oba-of-benin/)  titled “EDO GOVT APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF NEW OBA OF BENIN “ This

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Ali-Modu Sheriff: What Happened? By Ikedi Ohakim

Expectedly, Nigerians have been reacting differently to the recent developments in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In all that, however, there is a common denominator; which is that Nigerians are desirous of a stronger and more formidable PDP more so

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Payroll scam: Dickson inaugurates Pensions’ Boards, wants real pensioners identified

Governor of Bayelsa state, Henry Henry Seriake Dickson on Tuesday constituted the State and Local Government Pension Boards, with a charge on them to make concerted efforts at ensuring the physical verification of all pensioners. While giving an assurance that

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Okorocha threatens to privatise Imo varsity if workers fail to call-off strike

The Imo State Government has read the riot act to striking staff members of the state-owned university, threatening to recruit new set of academic and non-academic staff for the Imo State University, IMSU, as well as concession the institution if

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Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal: Dickson opens defence, witnesses get death threats

Fresh facts emerging from the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Nyanya area of Abuja, have revealed that witnesses of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and a second respondent have been receiving threats by faceless individuals and group of persons.

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Sheriff clings onto position as Wike explains why he was sacked as PDP Chairman

The Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike has explained that Senator Ali Modu Sheriff was removed as the national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during last Saturday’s convention because the erstwhile leadership was leading PDP towards the precipice. This was

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2015 election: Melaye weeps in church, says he was tempted to seek diabolical solution

The Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Otunba Dino Melaye, on Sunday stunned holy congregation at the Apostolic Church Nigeria, Oke-Ayo (Iluafon) Assembly in his home town, Ayetero-Gbede, Kogi State, when he narrated how he was tempted

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