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N2.9bn Fraud: Ex-Adamawa Gov, Fintiri Remanded In Prison

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), on Thursday, June 30, 2016, arraigned Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and Mayim Construction and Properties Limited before Justice A.R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 5-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N2.9billion. Fintiri, a former speaker, who also served briefly…

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Abia Governorship Tussle: I Won’t Quit – Ikpeazu Defies Court, INEC |Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

  Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu who was on Monday removed from office is kicking against all attempts to get him out of office. A defiant Ikpeazu yesterday urged residents of Abia State to disregard claims of his removal from office as governor. He said residents should go about their normal business activities adding that…

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President Buhari Pays Tribute To Maduekwe, Niki Tobi, Elechi Amadi

    President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the families government and people of Abia, Delta and Rivers States on the passing away of their illustrious sons Chief Ojo Maduekwe, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice Niki Tobi, retired Supreme Court judge and Elechi Amadi, a literary icon. A statement released by Senior Special Adviser to the…

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We’ll Rebuild The Niger Delta, President Buhari Assures

  President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration would rebuild Nigeria, including the Niger Delta region, and therefore solicits patience and understanding from the citizenry. Receiving a delegation of Niger Delta Dialogue and Contact Group,led by His Royal Highness, King Alfred Diette-Spiff, the Amanyanabo of Twon Brass, Bayelsa State, at State House, Abuja, Thursday, President Buhari…

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Metuh Offers To Refund N400m, Pledges Support For Buhari’s Anti-corruption Campaign

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh is ready to return the N400 million he received from the office of the National Security Adviser during the Jonathan’s administration. He made this known today, Thursday in a statement made available by his lawyer, Onyechi Ikpeazu (SAN). The PDP Spokesperson is currently on trial for…

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“I Am Still The Governor,” Ikpeazu Insists & Obtains Court Injunctions Restraining Ogah From Being Sworn In

On the heels of Dr. Uche Ogah being issued a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has released a statement insisting that he remains the governor pending the resolution of his appeal against the ruling by the appellant courts. He also obtained an injunction from an Abia…

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New Governor For Abia? INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Uche Ogah

Following the court verdict  that declared Okezie Ikpeazu ineligible to contest for governor after it was discovered he submitted fake tax clearance to his party- People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the run up to the elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has heeded to the court order and issued a Certificate of Return to the…

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FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday

  The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 5th and Wednesday, 6th July, 2016 as public holiday to mark Eid al-Fitri Celebrations. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mr Basse Akpayung. The statement said the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who…

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