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Nothing should happen to Benue N14.9bn Paris Club refund, Ortom warns FG

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has warned the Federal Government against the disappearance of “a certain N4billion” from the recalled N14.9billion Paris Club refund from the state’s account. Ortom issued the warning on Friday while insisting that the state ...

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APC postpones governorship primary

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the Governorship Primary Election scheduled for Saturday by one day. The election will now hold on Sunday, September 30 instead of Saturday, September 29 as erarlier announced. ...

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Abe threatens to boycott APC primaries over indirect process

Frontline Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has threatened to boycott the primaries of the party if the party fails to adopt direct primaries as earlier advocated by ...

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Convention venue: PDP holds emergency NEC meeting

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has on Friday called for  an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee, NEC, to iron out issuers surrounding the venue for its national convention. Recall that the convention was initially billed to ...

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Osun rerun: Police raises alarm over plot to make election violent

Politicians are arming thugs to make Thursday’s supplementary elections in Osun State violent, deadly, the police have said. The agency warned that it would not allow anything that will undermine the process or cause breach of public peace. Urging residents ...

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Bayelsa govt partners Customs on cargo airport

The Bayelsa government and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) are set to deepen cooperation in ensuring a smooth take off of the state’s International Cargo Airport. Recall that the cargo airport, is located along Amasoma Road, in Southern Ijaw Local ...

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Osun decides: Omisore steps aside, tells supporters who to vote

Ahead of tomorrow’s governorship rerun in Osun State, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) , Iyiola Omisore on Wednesday told his supporters to vote any political party that believes in the SDP stands for.  Adeleke of the Peoples ...

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Police warn party supporters in Kebbi against arms possession

Kebbi Police Command on Tuesday warned political party supporters against openly wielding offensive weapons, saying they risk jail term of 12 months. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ibrahim Kabir, gave the warning at a stakeholders meeting in Birnin ...

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Offa Poly gets nod to commence degree programmes

The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara state, has been granted approval by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to commence degree programmes. Olayinka Iroye, head of public relations and protocols of the institution, made the announcement in a statement. ...

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Buhari’s wife’s ADC held for N2.5b ‘fraud’

Security agents are now  investigating how the Aide de Camp (ADC) to the President’s wife, Aisha Buhari, Mr. Sani Baba-Inna, allegedly fleeced high-placed Nigerians of N2.5billion. Mrs Buhari has distanced herself from the fraud allegation against Baba-Inna, a Chief Superintendent ...

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