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Osun PDP Gov Primary: Dickson Submits Report, Says Unified PDP Will Trounce APC

Governor of Bayelsa, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson and chairman of the Osun State PDP Gubernatorial Primary Election has submitted the report of the exercise to the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus.  The election, which held on Saturday, July 21 in Oshogbo, the Osun State capital, returned Senator Ademola Adeleke as the Gubernatorial Candidate for the September 22 election in the ...

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PDP Looking For Life After Death, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is looking for life after death. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC said after three years in the wilderness, the PDP was understandably excited with possibility of hiding its irredeemably bad image under the heap of a new coalition. The ...

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Apapa Gridlock: Task Force Frees Service Lane To Ease Traffic

…as Ambode holds stakeholders meeting Monday in Alausa The Joint Task Force set up by the Lagos State Government involving security agencies and stakeholders in the maritime sector to remove all containerized trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has opened up the service lane in the axis. Speaking with reporters after inspecting the progress of the operation in ...

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JAMB Remits Another N7.8b

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has remitted another N7.8 billion to the federal government, bringing to N15.6 billion, the amount remitted by the examination body in less than two years. The latest remittance is the surplus generated from the conduct of 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). However, government in its magnanimity directed JAMB to remit about N5.6 ...

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PDP Chairman Killed In Lagos, Five Party Chieftains Nabbed

Five chieftains of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been arrested in Lagos for alleged killing. The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday said the suspected have been taken in for interrogation over the killing of one Mr Borishade Adeniyi, Chairman, PDP Apapa Chapter. The arrest was confirmed by the command’s spokesman, CSP Chike Oti, in a statement. He ...

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Nigerian Banks Fight On Twitter: And The Winner Is…

Some Nigerian banks have engaged in a social media battle, throwing banters at each other on their Twitter handles. Some seem to be winning and others are at the receiving end. Four major banks so far involved in the battle of wits are Sterling Bank, Access Bank, First Bank and Union Bank. The beef apparently started when Sterling bank took ...

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Flood Cuts Off 200 Families In Achina, Anambra State

The ongoing Akpo-Mbaraoye Achina-Ogwu Nganga-Onne-Agbudu-Ogboji road awarded by former Governor Peter Obi and inherited by Governor Willie Obiano has been cut off by erosion. The situation was brought about by the abandoned road project in Achina Community, Aguata council area of Anambra state. Cynthia Igbokwe reports that families find it difficult to access their ancestral homes and could only park ...

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Expert Identifies Socio-Cultural Conflict As Bane Of Awka Capital Development

Raymond Ozoji, Awka A former Director of Child Development in the Anambra state ministry of women affairs and social development Mr. Emeka Edward Ejide has identified socio-cultural conflict as bane of Awka capital territory development. Ejide said that the upliftment and transformation of Awka capital territory to international standards might be a stillborn dream due to the existence of parallel ...

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APGA Denies Marriage With APC

Raymond Ozoji, Awka he All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) says it is not in any form of marriage with the All Progressives Congress (APC) nor any other political party contrary to insinuations that the party has succumbed to the passes made at it by the APC for both parties to form a coalition ahead of 2019 general elections. The National Chairman ...

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