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IG Writes To Osinbajo, Requests Permission To Search Daura’s House

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has written to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, seeking permission to search the residence of the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura. The letter was titled, “Interim Investigation Report on Criminal Conspiracy to wit trespass, intimidation and unlawful invasion of National Assembly complex with intent…

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Acting President, Osibajo Calls For Votes For APC’s Kaita In Senatorial Bye-Election

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osibajo has called the general public to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ahmed Kaita in the senatorial bye-election. Osibajo made this call during the APC rally in Daura, Katsina State held on Thursday. In the acting President’s words: “politics is about numbers so we must make sure we…

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Saraki Is A Traitor, Betrayer And Unfit For Public Office – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday launched a tirade against the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, calling him a traitor, betrayer and a man unfit to hold a public office. According to Punch, the party’s renewed attack on Saraki was contained in a statement by the acting National Publicity Secretary of the…

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Security Officials Seize Passport Of Recently Dismissed DSS Director, Daura

Security officials on Thursday, seized the passport of the recently dismissed Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Lawal Daura as investigations continue into his role in the siege of the National Assembly chambers on Tuesday. Daura who was removed on the orders of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, over the siege of the…

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ASUU Urges Payment of LAUTECH Staff Salaries After 10-Month Delay

Members of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, have been owed salaries for 10 months and the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has called for the payment of the outstanding salaries. In an official statement issued by the ASUU Kano zone made available to the press, the body said “ASUU hereby calls on parents, workers…

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Amaechi Appointed As Board Member Of UN Road Safety Trust Fund

Minister of Transportation and former Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday, was appointed as an Advisory Board Member of the United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund (UNRSTF). The inauguration took place at the United Nations Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. Media aide to Amaechi, Mr. Israel Ibeleme, made this known in a statement on…

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Terror In Edo State As Armed Robbers Attack Banks, Kill 10 & Set Ablaze Area Commander’s Car

Reports have come to us that no fewer than 10 persons have been reportedly killed by suspected armed robbers in Igarra, in the Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. It was gathered that the gunmen on Thursday invaded the town, in attempt to rob the Unity Bank and Keystone Bank branches in the area.…

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Imo, Take Two Days Off & Get Your PVC – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has declared a two-day public holiday for state residence to collect their Permanent Voter Registration Cards (PVC) to ensure “political relevance in the forthcoming general elections”. Governor Okorocha made the call in Owerri on Thursday during a news briefing where he decried the poor response of Imo residents to the…

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Ugandan Politician Destroys Boreholes, Other Constituency Projects Because He Wasn’t Reelected

Patrick Okumu-Ringa, lawmaker representing Nebbi Municipality in Uganda, dismantled all the constituency projects he set up in his Municipality after he losing the last parliamentary election. According to the lawmaker, the people of his constituency abused his generosity by not supporting his reelection bid. He proceeded to dismantle all borehole projects he had carried out…

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