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    PDP warns against attempt to remove Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has warned against any attempt to remove Ike Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President. The party was reacting to comments made by Senator Kabiru Marafa(, where he called on Ekweremadu to decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to retain his seat. In a statement on Thursday

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    Tinubu, Fashola, govs, S’West APC leaders meet, stress unity

    Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the South-West, on Thursday, met in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for about five hours, where it was resolved that it was vital for the region to be more united. A former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, who spoke to journalists on behalf of the leaders

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    Edo APC Vice Chairman urges support for Obaseki

    A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in EDO Central senatorial district and Vice Chairman of the Party in Edo State, Chief H. O. Okoror, has called on the people of the state, particularly people of Edo central senatorial district, to support Governor Godwin Obaseki, to deliver on his election promises to the state. Chief

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  • Nigerians condemn celebration of Ibori’s release

    Some Nigerians on Thursday expressed displeasure with the celebration of the release of James Ibori, a former Delta Governor, from a prison in London. They said that such celebration was condemnable, unfortunate and uncalled for. The former governor of Delta was on Wednesday released from prison in London, U.K. Ibori was jailed in 2012, two

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    If INEC is neutral as it used to be before APC took power, there won’t be electoral violence – Fayose

    Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu on reasons for the renewed electoral violence in the country, saying; “Violence returned to our electoral process because of INEC partisanship and manipulation of the electoral process in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).”

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    Alleged N1.219 Billion fraud trial: Fayose’s aide plotting to abscond – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that Abiodun Agbele, an aide of Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, was plotting to abscond from his ongoing trial. Agbele is being tried with three firms – Sylvan Macnamara Ltd, De Privateer Ltd and Spotless Ltd – on 11 counts of money laundering, involving about N4,685,723,000

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  • Why Igbo are prone to attacks – Sultan of Sokoto

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has disclosed that the Igbo are subject to attacks in crisis periods because they are visible entrepreneurs located in all nooks and crannies of Nigeria. The Sultan also said real herdsmen, who own cows, don’t kill but only criminals that parade as herdsmen kill. He, therefore,

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  • Patience Jonathan to contest for Senate in 2019

    Multiple sources in Rivers state have told newsmen that former Nigerian first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan is under pressure to contest for the Rivers East senatorial election in 2019. Mrs Jonathan, 59, is from Okirika in Rivers state and is eligible to contest for elections in the state as well as that of her husband;

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    President Buhari signs eight bills into law

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed eight bills into law. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the ceremony. The new Acts, according to him, included National Judicial Institute Amendment Act 2016, Advertising Practitioners Registration Amendment Act 2016, Utilities Charges Commission

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