Category Archives: Breaking

Bayelsa Polls Remain Inconclusive As INEC Cancels Election In Southern Ijaw

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has cancelled the election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, said going by the reports of substantial violence and irregularities received from officials and observers, “the commission has decided in the interest of the process’ integrity to cancel the governorship…

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From Opposition To Governing Party: Buhari, Atiku, Others Attend Ogbonnaya Onu’s Book Launch

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu launched his book, ‘From Opposition To Governing Party: Nigeria’s APC Merger Story’ today at Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja today. President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, and more came out to support him at the event. See photos below!         Leave…

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Appeal Court Nullifies Senator Uche Ekwunife’s Election, Orders Fresh Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu today, nullified the election of Senator Uche Ekwunife of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who represented Anambra Central Senatorial District. The nullification was following an appeal brought before the court by the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Umeh. Ekwunife’s election had been upheld by…

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Every Month $1bn Went Missing Under Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration–Lamido Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has alleged that about $1bn (N197bn) went missing from the National treasury monthly under former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. In a report by Daily Post, the monarch made the revelation during a programme ‘How a cancer of corruption steals Nigerian oil, weapons and lives’, which aired on The…

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APC’s Bello Yahaya Declared Winner Of Kogi Polls, Thousands Troop Out To Welcome The Governor-elect

 Bello Yahaya  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, 6th December, declared Mr Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Kogi governorship election. The Returning Officer of the governorship election, Prof. Emmanuel Kucha declared the results in Lokoja after the conclusion of the supplementary election held in 91 polling units…

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Agitation For Biafra Is ‘Completely Legitimate’ – FG

The Federal Government has noted that the ongoing agitation by some Nigerians particularly in Southeast states is “completely legitimate.” This was as it pointed out that Nigeria cannot but be a united country. The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja over the weekend,…

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Dokpesi’s Abuja Residence Ransacked By EFCC

In continuation of its investigation into the controversial disbursement of $2bn arms procurement funds by the ex-National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), men from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, 2nd December, combed the house of the former Chairman, DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi in search of clues that might…

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Reuben Abati Weighs In On Sugabelly, Rape & Audu’s Sons

Reuben Abati, spokesman to former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has aired his views on the alleged rape case between Lotanna aka Sugabelly and Mustapha Audu, son of late Kogi state ex-governor Abubakar Audu. In the lengthy piece, Abati weighs in on the alleged rape, the society’s response to rape cases, challenges victims face and other issues.…

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