Category Archives: Breaking

One Feared Killed In Rivers As Soldiers Allegedly Invade Ateke Tom’s Palace

One person has been reportedly killed in Rivers State after soldiers invaded the palace of the Amanyanabo of Okochiri Kingdom, Okirika Local Government Area of Rivers State, His Majesty Ateke Tom. Following the invasion on Thursday, women, men and youths took to the streets in protest. According to the chiefs of the community, men in military uniforms…

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Akpabio Withdraws Application Seeking Review Of NASS Election At FCT High Court

Senator Godswill Akpabio has withdrawn his application from the FCT High Court, seeking a Judicial review of the National Assembly election in his senatorial district. Mr Akpabio who confirmed this to Channels Television on Friday said the withdrawal was to avoid abuse of court processes. The trial judge Justice valentine Ashi of the FCT High…

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Governorship Elections: INEC Office Set Ablaze In Akwa Ibom [Photos]

Less than twenty-four hours to the governorship/state House of Assembly elections, some parts of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) office at Ibesikpo Asutan local council of Akwa Ibom state were in the early hours Friday gutted by fire by yet to be identified reasons. The incident which happened at about 3.am on Friday did…

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43 Political Parties Endorse Ganduje For Saturday’s Gubernatorial Election

Ahead of Saturday’s election, no fewer than 43 political parties Thursday threw their weight behind the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje. They spoke through their spokesman and gubernatorial candidate of United People’s Congress, UPC, Ambassador Ibrahim Gaya, during a breakfast meeting held at the state’s Government House. Gaya enjoined…

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Nasarawa Guber: I Have Not Stepped Down As Governorship Candidate – Labaran Maku Confirms

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Nasarawa State, Labaran Maku, has reacted to reports that he has ‘stepped down’ from the Saturday’s governorship election in the State. A letter allegedly emanating from the Labaran Maku Campaign Organisation had claimed that the former Minister of Information under the immediate past administration had…

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March 9 Elections: Buratai Reveals Plan By Politicians To Carry Out Assassinations, Bombings [Full Statement]

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said they have uncovered plots by some politicians seeking to disrupt the March 9 elections with violence, including bombing some areas. Buratai made the revelation on Wednesday, during a meeting with Principal Staff Officers (PSOs), General Officers Commanding (GOC), Operational Commanders and Directors of…

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Taraba Governorship: APC Reacts To Sacking Of Candidate 3 Days To Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says its governorship candidate for Taraba state, Sani Danladi, remains eligible to run for the March 9 election, despite a court ruling disqualifying him. According News reports that, Jalingo Division of the Federal High Court disqualified Danladi due to improper declaration of age. The presiding judge, Justice S.D. Pam, ruled that Danladi provided…

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