Politics

Gunmen Kidnap Senator Arise, Demand N80m Ransom

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Gunmen who kidnaped a Former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Mr Ayo Arise, have demanded a ransom of N80 million before he is released. Mr Arise was kidnapped alongside his driver on Sunday evening along the Okene-Abuja highway while returning to Abuja from Oye Ekiti, his country-home. The politician …

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IBB warns PDP ahead of national convention

Former military head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, IBB, has spoken ahead of the Saturday 9th December 2017 convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). IBB said as founding fathers and stakeholders, there is the pressure to collectively assure Nigerians that the party has learnt bitter lessons. His statement issued on …

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Buhari Fires Back Over Atiku’s Comment On US Ban

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The presidency has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s claims in a recent interview that for about 15 years President Muhammadu Buhari could not enter the United States on account of his religious considerations is “a fictive concoction”. This was contained in a statement issued Saturday evening by Buhari’s spokesman, …

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Kaduna fires 4,042 LG workers

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Jafaru Sani, on Tuesday, confirmed the disengagement of 4,042 local government staff across the 23 local government areas of the state. Sani told a news conference in Kaduna that the exercise was part of the ongoing restructuring of the local …

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Anambra Government warns against bush burning

The Anambra Government on Tuesday warned residents against indiscriminate bush burning, especially during the harmattan. Mr Innocent Mbonu, Deputy Director in-charge of Administration and Strategy, Anambra Fire Service, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha. Mbonu said the warning became necessary to …

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Senate suspends planned commissioning of Kaduna power plant

Senate Joint Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy and Gas Resources on Monday ordered suspension of planned commissioning of multi million dollars Kaduna gas plant over disagreement between Power Ministry and Gas contractors. The decision followed a one day investigative hearing on the “Urgent need to save the 215 …

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8 officials for smuggling phones, Indian hemp to inmates

Controller-General of Prisons, Jaáfaru Ahmed has approved the recommendation of the Zonal Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of 8 junior officers for various offences. India hemp They were found guilty of trafficking (smuggling) prohibited items such as mobile phones, India hemp and other intoxicating substances into the prison yard. The …

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Special Taxes On Luxury Cars, Alcohol

Those with penchant for luxury products may have to have a rethink as they may soon be paying more for their high taste. The federal government plans to impose special taxes on such products, including luxury cars and alcohol. The special taxes are designed to raise more revenue from non-oil …

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Eagle Square hosts prayer warriors December

The Eagle Square in Abuja will host prayer warriors from different religions to pray and thank the Almighty God for the survival of President Muhammadu Buhari. More than 5,000 participants from all the states are expected at the square in the Central Business District on December 12. The programme is …

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Biafra: IPOB Dead And Gone – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that the successful conduct of the governorship election in Anambra state last Saturday shows that the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is dead and gone. According to the Information Minister, the turnout of voters during the polls has diminished …

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CNPP Gubernatorial candidate fully support Governor Obiano – Okafor

CNPP Gubernatorial candidate fully support Governor Obiano… Okafor The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Anambra state chapter has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano and his deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke on their victory at last Saturday’s election. The state Chairman of the organization who was also the Gubernatorial candidate of Advanced …

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Governor Willie Obiano embarks on victory road march

Governor Willie Obiano embarks on victory roadmarch to appreciate the people’s support. Governor Willie Obiano today embarked on a victory road March through major streets of the state capital to express gratitude to Ndi Anambra for their overwhelming support to him during the just concluded governorship election in the state. …

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U.S. condemns suicide Mubi Mosque attack

Suicide:  The U.S. has condemned the suicide attack at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa, which killed no fewer than 50 people and injured several others. The U.S. Department of State, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Ms Heather Nauert, described the blast as a terrorist attack. The U.S. extended its …

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