Category Archives: Breaking

INEC Shifts Rivers Rerun Elections To March 19, Bars APC’s Ikeazor From Anambra Senate Rerun

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rescheduled the re-run elections for Rivers State from February 6to March 19. Secretary to the commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu, in a statement, said that the shift was after a meeting with various stakeholders in the electoral process. Meanwhile, Governor Nyesom Wike has warned against rigging the rerun…

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Hijacked Ship: IPOB, MASSOB Deny Involvement As Separatists Demand For The Release Of Nnamdi Kanu

  On Friday, 29th January, Nigerian separatists hijacked a merchant ship and threatened to blow it up with its foreign crew if authorities do not release Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Maj. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, the Acting Director of Defence Information, on Monday, confirmed the hijacking which he…

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Photos: Chief Justices From Caribbean Countries Pay Vice President Osinbajo A Courtesy Visit

  On Monday, February 1, Chief Justices from Caribbean Countries paid courtesy visits to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja and Chief Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed. The Honourable the Chief Justice of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Mr Justice Ivor Archie is in Abuja to…

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Photos : President Buhari Receives Italian Prime Minister At The Presidential Villa

  President Muhammadu Buhari received the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday, February 1st. Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari, FCT Minister Alhaji Mohammad Bello and others Cabinet members including Minister of State Petroleum and GMD NNPC, Dr. Emmanuel IbeKachukwu, SA on Media, Mr Femi Adesina and NSA Brig General…

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Photos: President Buhari Attends 40th Anniversary Celebration Of Ogun State

  Yesterday, February 1st, the people of Ogun marked the 40th anniversary of the state. President Buhari attended the ceremony and was received by APC Chieftain Chief Bola Tinubu, Chief Bisi Akande, and Governor Ibikunle Amosun. The president also paid a courtesy visit to the Palace of Awjale of Ijebuland where he was welcomed by…

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Photos: President Buhari At The 26th Ordinary Session Of The African Union In Addis Ababa

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, 30th January attended the 26th Ordinary session of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Also in attendance were Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, President of Sierra Leone, Ernest BaiKoroma, President of Togo, Faurre Gnasingbe and President Macky Sall of Senegal. Nigeria’s Minister ofTrade & Industry Mr Okechukwu Enemalah,…

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EFCC Claim Metuh’s Torn Statement Linked Jonathan To N400m Scam

  Following allegations that the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh tore the statement he wrote while in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on January 5, while being investigated for an alleged fraudulent receipt of N400m from the Office of the National Security Adviser and money laundering allegation…

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New Electricity Tariffs Begins Today, NLC, TUC Threaten Strike

  The new Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO 2015), takes off today amid doubts over commensurate electricity supply. According to reports, a meeting called by the regulator, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Friday failed to convince the manufacturers to drop their earlier opposition to the new tariff…

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