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Nigerian Army, Police To Investigate Shootout By Officers Over Rice In Borno

The Nigerian Army and the Police have issued a joint statement condemning the shootout by their personnel in the Borno State Government House on Thursday during a feud over distribution of rice by the government to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. We earlier reported here that the shootout occurred when policemen …

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SEE How Terrible Classrooms In Nigerian Schools Are In 1950 [Photo]

Sources say this was a classroom in Nigeria in 1950; 10 years before independence. We need to admit that the white helped with civilization…… but now we don wise pass them. Lol!     Source: Olufamous

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Rivers APC Cautions Banks Against Giving Wike’s Administration Loans, Says Gov Has Spent N60bn In 30 Days

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has advised banks in the state against giving loans to Governor Nyesom Wike’s administration. The party gave this advice in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Explaining that the current administration in the state will lavish such loans on …

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Why I Dumped PDP For APC – Ondo Deputy Gov

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ali Olanusi, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party Thursday morning, has given the reason for his action. In a statement Thursday, the Ondo State number two man said he decided to pitch his tent with the All Progressives Congress after realizing that the party offers …

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I’ve Not Made Up My Mind On Partisan Politics – Ihejirika

The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (retd.), on Wednesday said that he was yet to decide whether to participate in partisan politics or not even as he declared that he was committed to the progress of the country. Speaking in an interview with newsmen in his …

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Sasha Becomes Ekiti State Cultural Ambassdor

Big congrats to her! Lola Blog

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Benue State Governor Serves As Cook’s Best Man

Benue State governor Gabriel Suswam served as best man for a cook named Peter Anyiman at his wedding which held over the weekend at Our Lady Perpetual Help Cathedral, in Makurdi, Benue State. Governor Suswan told guests at the wedding that he decided to serve as Anyiman’s best man to …

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See OJB’s Present Photo

The singer and producer is still asking for help. To donate to him please see the details below; Babatunde Okungbowa. UBA – 1015075120

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Houses Flooded In Abakaliki As River Overflows Banks

Some residents of Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Thursday experienced flooding after Iyiudene River overflowed its banks following a downpour. It was learnt that the rain, which started at 1a.m, lasted for five hours and sacked people from their homes. The flood also hindered the free flow of traffic …

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Oshiomhole Assures Banned Okada Riders Of Alternative Means Of Livelihood

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has declared that genuine commercial motorcycle riders who were recently banned from operating in Benin metropolis would be employed by the state. Oshiomhole, who made this known while addressing motor cycle operators union in the state who paid him a courtesy call, said his …

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Outcome Of NGF Elections Signals Dangerous Message of Impunity – Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) of Lagos State has described the controversial outcome of last month’s Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) election in Abuja as a show of impunity. He also fingered the country’s law officers as the key promoters of the culture of impunity and cited the example of Ekiti State …

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Police Warn Jonathan’s Aide Against Causing Disaffection In Nasarawa State

The Nasarawa State Police command has described the statement attributed to President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Assistant on Job Creation, Mrs Josephine Washima that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Umar Shehu, ignored security reports warning on the invasion of Rukubi community by Tivs last Tuesday as false, malicious and mischievous. …

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Minister Inaugurates 13-Member Panel To Probe Power Sector Collapse

The Minister of Power, Prof Chinedu Nebo, in Abuja on Monday inaugurated a 13-member Technical Investigative Panel to articulate ways of mitigating constant system collapse in the power sector.The members of the panel include Fatai Olapade, Chairman; A. Adebisi, Secretary; as well as Sanusi Garba, Sam Amadi, R. Dagogo-jack, and …

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Suspension: Accept Party’s Supremacy, Show Remorse – PDP Tells Amaechi, Wamakko

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it pardon and consider recalling the Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, and his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Wamakko, from their suspension if they apologise to the party. The ruling party insisted their suspension was in the best …

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Bauchi Town Stands Still As Atiku’s Son, Mua’zu’s Daughter Wed

Bauchi town was agog on Saturday as Mohammed Abubakar, son of former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, and Badriyya Muazu, daughter of former Governor of Bauchi State, Ahmed Muazu, were joined in holy matrimony. The marriage contract was sealed at the palace of the Emir of Bauchi, Rulwanu Suleiman, after the payment …

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Ndigbo Honour Slain Kinsmen In Kano Luxury Bus Park Bombing

Kano State will today witness the convergence of Ndigbo in their numbers at the luxury bus park in Sabon Gari in the state capital as they honour their kinsmen who died in the terror attack on the park March 18. Special prayers for the repose of the souls of the …

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Wamakko Was Suspended For Being Disrespectful To Tukur – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed insinuations that the crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is the reason it suspended Sokoto State governor, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, saying the governor was sanctioned for acts which constituted gross misconduct against the party. The party on Wednesday placed an indefinite suspension …

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Amaechi Betrayed Us By Secretly Recording NGF Elections – Mimiko

The war of words between Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), continued yesterday with Ondo State Governor – Olusegun Mimiko, challenging his Rivers State counterpart, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to substantiate his claim that he (Mimiko) voted at the disputed election by producing the video evidence. Mimiko, who …

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Obi Doles Out Cheques Of N220m To Mission Schools, Hospitals

Two Churches have benefitted from a largesse totalling N220m from Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State to help them run their schools and hospitals. A breakdown of the donation shows that on Wednesday, Obi gave a cheque of N10m to the Anglican Bishop of Amichi, Rt. Rev. Ephraim Ikeakor, for …

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2015: Igbo‘ll Deliver S-East Votes To Jonathan – Orji

Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State has said people of the South East would remain unshaken in their support for President Goodluck Jonathan, noting that they were poised to deliver the region to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. According to Orji, supporting President Jonathan remains the only way the bread of …

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